As of January 2018, almost all of North America has legalized some form of medical marijuana—all of Canada, 29 states, Washington D.C. and Mexico. The conditions that qualify for medical marijuana differ, especially between U.S. states, but most lists include things like cancer-related pain and treatment-resistant seizures. Now, here’s a list of medical conditions many government agencies still don’t want to admit are helped by medicinal marijuana.
“A review of 34 studies of cannabinoids in glioma tumor models found that all but one study showed that cannabinoids could kill cancer cells without harming normal cells” from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
4. Marijuana may help prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
A scientific study focusing on the molecular link between the active component of marijuana and Alzheimer’s disease pathology spotlighted Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) as a “superior inhibitor” of the pathological marker of Alzheimer’s disease: beta-amyloid aggregation. Minimal doses daily can slow the production of toxic beta-amyloid protein clumps in the brain.
5. Lung capacity may improve when you smoke medical marijuana.
Parker is a cannabis enthusiast to the core who shares a keen interest in listening to what others have to say and understanding what’s important to them. Those who know Parker know that his passion for health and wellness runs deep, and his love of Canada even deeper!