Study: History of Cannabis Use Not An Independent Risk Factor for Stroke

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN — The use of cannabis is not an independent contributing factor to the risk of stroke in those under 60 years of age, according to population-based data published online ahead of print in the journal Stroke.

An international team of investigators from Sweden and France assessed the relationship between marijuana use and stroke risk in a population-based cohort of over 49,000 men.

Researchers reported “no significant association between cannabis use in…

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