Marijuana Reduces memory Impairment

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Marijuana Reduces memory Impairment

The more research they do, the more evidence Ohio State University scientists find that specific elements of marijuana can be good for the aging brain by reducing inflammation there and possibly even stimulating the formation of new brain cells.

The research suggests that the development of a legal drug that […]

Role of cannabinoid receptors in alcohol abuse

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Role of cannabinoid receptors in alcohol abuse

A new set of experiments in mice confirms that a brain receptor associated with the reinforcing effects of marijuana also helps to stimulate the rewarding and pleasurable effects of alcohol. The research, which was conducted at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory and was published […]

Marijuana and Autism

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Why I Give My 9 year old pot

My son J has autism. He’s also had two serious surgeries for a spinal cord tumor and has an inflammatory bowel condition, all of which may be causing him pain, if he could tell us. He can say words, but many of them—”duck in the water, […]

Marijuana and Hypertension

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Marijuana and Hypertension

High blood pressure, or hypertension, afflicts an estimated 1 in 4 American adults. This condition puts a strain on the heart and blood vessels and greatly increases the risk of stroke and heart disease.

Emerging research indicates that the endogenous cannabinoid system plays a role in regulating blood pressure, though its […]

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