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Medical Marijuana and Alzheimer’s Disease

Medical Marijuana and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease is a highly incapacitating disease responsible for progressive deterioration of cognitive mental abilities and is the leading cause of dementia. Unfortunately, conventional medication for Alzheimer's is expensive, only slightly effective, and...

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Why Marijuana can be Helpful in the Treatment of IBD

Why Marijuana can be Helpful in the Treatment of IBD

IBD, short for inflammatory bowel disease, is a group of diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract. They include Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Unfortunately, there's no known cure for IBD. That being said, cannabis has emerged as a complementary or...

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Marijuana for Cancer: Highly Effective or Glass Hammer?

Marijuana for Cancer: Highly Effective or Glass Hammer?

Hardly ever is medical marijuana mentioned without thinking of the duo—marijuana and cancer. When it comes to the treatment of cancer with marijuana, there are two possible roles for the herb. First and most controversially, as a primary treatment for cancer. This...

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Cannabis and MS

Cannabis and MS

What are the medical benefits of cannabis for multiple sclerosis (MS)?  How effective is medical cannabis when it comes to treating the persistent and complex symptoms of MS such as MS pain? And how is cannabis for MS better than conventional medication? These...

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