Marijuana, THC, CBD, and Glaucoma

THC manages Glaucoma eye pressure but CBD impedes that positivity.

Summary:  Researchers say the cannabis compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which produces the stoned effects, is the real powerhouse for giving glaucoma patients the gift of sight. However, when CBD is consumed in conjunction, as is likely the case with any glaucoma patient using whole plant marijuana sold in dispensaries all over the country, it blocks the health benefits that THC provides. “It’s also notable that CBD appears to actively oppose the beneficial effects of THC,” Straiker said.


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