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02 Aug

Medical Marijuana For Alzheimer’s Disease

A neurological disorder characterized by severe and progressive loss of memory function and learned behaviors. Associated symptoms often include loss of appetite, depression and severe agitation. It is estimated that more than 5 million Americans are afflicted with Alzheimer’s and there are only a few FDA-approved pharmaceuticals that help people deal with the symptoms of

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05 Apr

Hemp and federally legal cannabis patches

Nicole Smith wants the world to rethink hemp. As chief executive of Mary’s Medicinals, a Colorado-based company known for transdermal cannabis patches made from hemp, Smith is fighting an uphill battle — and winning. Legal weed is constantly in the spotlight, but hemp is quietly earning approval at the federal level. Last year, President Barack

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01 Apr

Smoking Marijuana Prevention Of Alzheimer Disease

Cannabinoids Combat Brain Inflammation Smoking Marijuana Prevention of Alzheimer Disease. One thing marijuana isn’t known to do is improve your memory. But there’s another reason why scientists believe it could fight Alzheimer’s disease. Gary Wenk, PhD, professor of neuroscience, immunology and medical genetics at Ohio State University, has studied how to combat brain inflammation for

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12 Feb

Iowa Lawmakers Consider Medical Marijuana

Published in Tenth Amendment Center The Iowa Senate will consider a bill legalizing medical marijuana during the 2013 legislative session. Democratic Senators Joe Bolkcom, William Dotzler, Thomas Courtney and Jack Hatch filed (SF79) on Jan. 29. The complex bill would set up a framework legalizing and regulating the medical use of cannabis for pain management.

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25 Jul

How Cannabis Can Protect Us From Cancer and Alzheimer’s

Cannabis Is Proving That It Has Protective Properties To Help Fight Cancer and Alzheimer’s Hardly the harmful intoxicant that many once thought it was, cannabis is a nourishing plant that actually improves and prolongs life. For thousands of years cannabis has been used as a medicine for a remarkably broad range of ailments. Opponents of

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26 Sep

Medical Marijuana as Disease-Modifying Therapy?

Medical Marijuana as Disease-Modifying Therapy? Naturopathic Doctor Michelle Sexton discusses the Endogenous Cannabinoid System from the perspective of pain management, inflammation, and toxicity, and how dis-ease may be modified by the use of Phytocannabinoids. By Dr. Michelle Sexton  |  September 26, 2011 Inflammation and Neuroinflammation Who would have thought that the brain can get inflamed? 

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