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Medicinal Cannabis for Preventing Alzheimer’s & Dementia?

Gary Wenk, Ph.D, a professor of neuroscience, immunology and medical genetics at Ohio State University, is one of the pioneers for cannabis research regarding dementia and other neurodegenerative disorders. “I’ve been trying to find a drug that will reduce brain inflammation and restore cognitive function in rats for over 25 years; cannabinoids [found in cannabis] are the first and only class of drugs that have ever been effective,” he told Time Magazine.

He believes the stigma of marijuana conditioning from the late 1930s on, still hinders cannabis-based medicine from being widely accepted, but is hopeful that things will change. “I think that the perception about this drug is changing and in the future people will be less fearful.”And we can only hope…. Read full Real Farmacy Article

Watch informational Video featuring Clint Werner, author of Marijuana: Gateway to Health, discusses how components of marijuana protect brain cells and can prevent and slow the progression of Alzheimer’s and possibly prevent Cancer.

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