Cannabis and the Brain

Exposure to a compound present in marijuana can improve memory in Alzheimer’s disease and even reduce some of its symptoms.

More and more people are now using cannabis not only as a recreational drug but also medicinally, such as to help alleviate the pain and symptoms of multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and other long-term conditions.

The six studies unveiled at the recent meeting shed some much-needed new light on the long-term effects of cannabis use over the lifespan.

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