Cannabis can lead to amputation risk

A 26-year-old man who smoked a gram of cannabis a day has become the first  Australian to be diagnosed with Cannabis Arteritis, a rare vascular condition that can lead to amputation.

The man’s surgeons report that he first presented with lower limb ischaemia but further investigations revealed stenosis in the superficial artery.

The patient was successfully treated with balloon angioplasty and

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