marijuana inflammation Alzheimer's buzzkill

The active ingredient in marijuana can calm inflammation in the brain, but its "high" is little help to those with neurodegenerative diseases, such as Martina Kafkova, a Czech woman diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. A new study suggests a simple way to separate the two effects, making pot a potentially powerful treatment for such conditions as Alzheimer's disease.
Petr David Josek
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