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Epilepsy Marijuana Studies

Epilepsy Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by Jomar M. Cunha, E.A. Carlini, Aparecido E. Pereira, Oswaldo L. Ramos, Camilo Pimentel, Rubens Gagliardi, W.L. Sanvito, N. Lander and R. Mechoulam in 1980 was conducted to see the effect of

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Depression Marijuana Studies

Depression Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by Valerie S. Harder, Andrew R. Morral, & Jeremy Arkes at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore was conducted to see whether marijuana use could cause depression. The study conducted an interview of 8759 men and women between

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Central Nervous System Marijuana Studies

Central Nervous System Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 1

A study led by scientists at the University of Oxford was conducted on a group of mice to investigate the effect of THC on the central nervous system, more specifically the CB1 and CB2

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Brain Damage Marijuana Studies

Brain Damage Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by psychiatrist Igor Grant was conducted on 700 regular marijuana users and 484 non-users.  Various aspects of the brain were tested, such as reaction time, language, memory, motor skills, and reasoning. 

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Brain Cell Growth Marijuana Studies

Brain Cell Growth Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by researcher Xia Zhanat the University of Saskatchewan was conducted on rats that were given a synthesized version of marijuana twice per day for 10 days.  After this initial period researcher

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Tourette’s Syndrome Marijuana Studies

Tourette’s Syndrome Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by researchers in the Medical School of Hannover in Hannover Germany was conducted to see whether THC could help quell symptoms of Tourette Syndrome. The study used 24 patients who had

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Alzheimer’s Marijuana Studies

Alzheimer’s Marijuana Studies

WSJ Team September 17, 2010 0

A study led by researchers at Madrid’s Complutense University and the Cajal Institute was conducted on patients who possess brain tissue infected with Alzheimer’s.  The scientists first compared the brain tissue of patients who

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