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Marijuana Could Help Elderly and Alzheimer's Patients

New research suggests cannabis may actually be good for memory, especially on the elderly, reversing brain aging and restoring learning ability.

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Cannabis Could Help Elderly, Alzheimer's Patients

Among the arguments for not legalizing marijuana is fear of the impact it has on the brain. But research at the University of Bonn in Germany indicates it may actually to good for memory, especially on the elderly, reversing brain aging and restoring learning ability. So far the research led by Andreas Zimmer has only been…

Marcy Kreiter reports for the International Business Times. 

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