Question: Cannabis and Macular Degeneration

Will you give my mom some info for my aunt. Does CBD oil help macular degeneration?

L, CA

Dede: L, Not to my knowledge but this came up yesterday about glaucoma:

Wired Mag, Nov 6; There might also be medical applications when you don’t want the entourage effect at work. One of THC’s more famous treatments, for instance, is for lowering eye pressure to treat glaucoma. “We found that it works, and THC does a nice job,” says Indiana University, Bloomington researcher Alex Straiker, who studies cannabinoids. “But it’s actually blocked by CBD

The NIH site doesn’t list any research with macular degeneration either.

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