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Marijuana May Help Combat Alzheimer’s Disease

A new study covered by Politics USA has found evidence that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other compounds present in marijuana can promote the cellular removal of a protein associated with Alzheimer's disease (amyloid beta).

MORE USES FOR CANNABIS: This is not the first time unexpected health benefits have been found in marijuana. Some of the additional uses for cannabis include for the treatment of epilepsy and pain. Cannabis often works when other medications fail, so not only is it generally safer than prescription drugs, cannabis preparations also tend to provide greater efficacy.