Professor, State University of New York at Albany
Expertise: Psychology, Drug use, Marijuana policy
CNN article accurately reports an increased risk of heart attack from cannabis use in young people, but lacks context on difference between absolute and relative risk
in CNN, by Megan Marples
— 21 Sep 2021
"Yes, it’s true that the data suggest a “doubling” of risk for cardiac problems in cannabis users, but the article confuses “absolute” risk and “relative” risk. Those..