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Michael J. Fox Foundation optimistic that cannabis could treat Parkinson’s disease

Michael J. Fox Foundation optimistic that cannabis could treat Parkinson’s disease

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 13, 2019

Did you know that Parkinson's disease affects approximately one million people in the U.S.? The topic of "cannabis for Parkinson's disease" has been discussed a lot over the past few years. However, the federal government still classes cannabis as a Schedule I drug, meaning that research into the plant's ...

Cannabis for dementia: Is the green plant a suitable treatment for senior citizens?

Cannabis for dementia: Is the green plant a suitable treatment for senior citizens?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 6, 2018

Cannabis is a plant with many medical uses, one of which could be dementia. Various lines of evidence have highlighted the role that cannabinoids play in treating dementia. Although additional human trials are required to confirm the efficacy of cannabis for dementia, the science behind cannabis for d...

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