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can weed causes strokes?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Minimal data: There's a report of binge smoking in adolescents who were irregular users of mj, having cerebellar strokes because of the binge. 2 died. There is a report that smoking mj is protective like aspirin. But mj causes vasoconstriction & fluctuations in arterial spasming that may contribute to a stroke in a susceptible person. No good data either way. Best not to smoke anything and mitigate your risks.

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