Surgeons withdraw support for heart disease advice

European guidelines on a form of heart disease are under review, following a Newsnight investigation.
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Research has found that heart disease patients develop chest pain more readily if they smoke pot, while other studies suggest that marijuana use might even serve as a heart attack trigger, the review found.
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