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Pot Can Cause Increased Risk Of Heart Complications

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Exposure to marijuana may increase the risk of heart complications in some users.

A French study looked at hospital records of almost two thousand patients admitted for marijuana-related complications. Nearly two percent of cases were cardiovascular problems including heart attack and arterial problems in the limbs and brain . One-quarter of those patients died.

People with pre-existing heart problems were more prone to the effects of marijuana.
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