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Heavy lifetime cannabis use and mortality by sex

JAMA Network Open

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JAMA Network

About The Study: A positive association between cardiovascular disease mortality and heavy lifetime cannabis use was observed among females in this study. Longitudinal studies are needed in general populations to investigate the potential effects of cannabis on mortality.

Corresponding Author: To contact the corresponding author, Alexandre Vallee, M.D., Ph.D., email

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