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Young Cannabis Users Are at Risk for Stroke and Heart Attack

Medical marijuana, which refers to the use of the whole, unprocessed marijuana plant or its extracts for medicinal purposes, has generated a lot of excitement for its potential role in treating diseases ranging from anorexia to Alzheimer’s. While the plant has impressive medicinal properties that are still being explored, emerging research also suggests that frequent cannabis use may be linked to heart risks, including an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. Read more....



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