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New Evidence Calls NFL Marijuana Ban into Question

By New Frontier Analysts New research from the Salk Institute in San Diego suggests that THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, helps to remove the toxic proteins known to accumulate in the neurons of Alzheimer’s patients. THC also helps to reduce cellular inflammation, according to the study, which is known to be an underlying factor […]
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Research Shows Cannabinoid Compounds Remove Proteins Linked To Alzheimer’s

By New Frontier Analysts Researchers from the Salk Institute recently discovered that the main psychoactive chemical in cannabis, THC, and other cannabinoid compounds demonstrated the ability to remove beta amyloid proteins that are linked to Alzheimer’s disease.  The study also concluded that cannabinoids reduce cellular inflammation, which is a byproduct of the disease’s progression.  [...]
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