Month: August 2021

Research into how to prevent dementia shows THC may not only destroy amyloid plaques, but also prevent formation. Neurotoxic plaques invade the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s Disease. These are made from fibrils of a protein called amyloid-beta peptides. Importantly, plaques appear to prevent proper nerve signalling and this disrupts memory and cognitive functioning. But, THC
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Buenos Aires National Children’s Garrahan Hospital just provided the first supply of medical cannabis in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina.  Argentinian health authorities are now providing access to cannabis derivatives for medicinal, therapeutic and palliative purposes. The first supply of medical cannabis for pediatric patients with epilepsy at the Buenos Aires National Children’s Garrahan
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Cherokee native people just made history, as the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has legalized cannabis.  For the first time in North Carolina history, medical marijuana is legal. It’s legal in Cherokee land, to be exact. Cultivating, selling and consuming medical marijuana has been approved by The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.  The Tribal Council,
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Most Affected usually features a series of subjects who were sentenced or are serving long-term or life sentences. Katree Darriel Saunders’ story is different, but challenging all the same. Saunders, a mother of four, cannabis advocate and one-time employee in the Nevada medical space, served four months in federal prison over a probation violation after
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Neil deGrasse Tyson joined a comedian and ecologist as co-hosts on science podcast StarTalk Radio last week to discuss the “wonderful world of fungi”—with a selective emphasis on psilocybin mushrooms. The astrophysicist was clearly engaged in learning more, with a small group of co-hosts asking important questions about psilocybin, the Fungi Kingdom and mycology in
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