May 9, 2016 | Posted in Marijuana | By

Australian news sources report daily marijuana use can cause a condition that may result in loss of limbs.

The Sydney Morning Herald writes,

Cannabis arteritis is a condition caused by long-term daily cannabis use that results in lesions growing on arteries.

It is a rare condition that can lead to limb amputation . . .

In a nutshell, marijuana-use can cause plaque to build up in arteries, restricting blood flow, damaging tissue, and possibly leading to amputation.

Doctors say stopping marijuana-use can improve a cannabis arteritis patient’s prognosis.

Read more here.

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