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on 11/14/2012 - 12:42 am
A new study has found that cannabinoids, the group of chemical compounds found in marijuana, are shown to slow the effects of brain aging. The study, conducted by the Institute of Molecular Psychiatry at the University of Bonn in Germany, shows that the use of marijuana, specifically the stimulation of cannabinoid receptors in the human brain, trigger the release of antioxidants. Antioxidants are shown to terminate cells that are damaged, as well as treat conditions such as strokes and neurodegenerative disease; a category which includes Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's disease.
So what does this mean for the average medicinal marijuana user? Andras Bioke ...