The Effects of Medical Marijuana on Alzheimer’s Treatment

Marijuana is a controversial topic in the medical community, with some well-respected doctors advocating for its use and others concerned about its addictive properties and long term effects. As researchers continue to explore the drug as a potential treatment to chronic and terminal illnesses, some studies are focusing their efforts on the effects of medical marijuana on Alzheimer’s treatment and symptoms.The Effects of Medical Marijuana on Alzheimer’s Treatment

Learn more about what these studies have found and why more work needs to be done in evaluating it as a treatment for the disease.

Medical Marijuana Brings Controversy to the Medical Community

Medical marijuana or medical cannabis has been used throughout the world and for thousands of years to treat disease or alleviate symptoms from disease.

Currently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two medical marijuana medications in pill form, “dronabinol” and “nabilone.” These two drugs are being used to treat nausea caused by chemotherapy and increase the appetites of people with AIDS.

However, because of its addictive properties and unknown long term effects, its usage today is controversial in the medical community. While medical marijuana has been shown to reduce nausea in people undergoing chemotherapy and help people living with HIV/AIDS some medical professionals are wary of using it as a treatment method.

Several organizations, including the American Medical Association and the American Society of Addiction Medicine, have issued statements opposing its usage for medical treatment purposes.

The Effects of Medical Marijuana on Alzheimer’s Prevention

preclinical study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that very small doses of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a chemical found in marijuana, can slow the production of beta-amyloid proteins, thought to be a hallmark characteristic and key contributor to the progression of Alzheimer’s.

The study, published in 2014, is among others to support the effectiveness of THC in prohibiting the growth of toxic amyloid plagues.

Co-author of the study, Neel Nabar, cautions against drawing quick conclusions from their study saying:

“It’s important to keep in mind that just because a drug may be effective doesn’t mean it can be safely used by anyone. However, these findings may lead to the development of related compounds that are safe, legal, and useful in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.”

Another study from the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California has also found that tetrahydrocannabinol and other compounds found in marijuana may reduce the amount of beta amyloid in the brain. Beta amyloid is a hallmark characteristic of Alzheimer’s and is commonly thought to cause the neurodegenerative disease.

While the findings are preliminary, researchers are optimistic about their findings. David Schubert, professor at the Salk Institute and senior author on the study says, “Although other studies have offered evidence that cannabinoids might be neuroprotective against the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, we believe our study is the first to demonstrate that cannabinoids affect both inflammation and amyloid beta accumulation in nerve cells.”

In the study, researchers found that by exposing beta amyloid proteins to THC, it reduced the levels of beta amyloid, stopped the inflammatory response from the nerve cells caused by beta amyloid and allowed the nerve sells to survive. Antonio Currais, a postdoctoral researcher and first author on the paper noted:

“Inflammation within the brain is a major component of the damage associated with Alzheimer’s disease, but it has always been assumed that this response was coming from immune-like cells in the brain, not the nerve cells themselves. When we were able to identify the molecular basis of the inflammatory response to amyloid beta, it became clear that THC-like compounds that the nerve cells make themselves may be involved in protecting the cells from dying.”

Researchers caution that their findings were conducted in a laboratory model and that further research needs to be done in a clinical trial before any conclusive evidence can be produced.

Using Medical Marijuana to Treat Dementia

While researchers have seen some success in using medical marijuana to fight the formation of beta amyloid plaques, studies are showing differing results in using it to treat the disease.

A research team from Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, Netherlands, recently investigated the effects of medical marijuana on symptoms of dementia including aggression, anxiety, depression, insomnia and hallucinations, and did not see a statistically significance difference when using medical marijuana to treat symptoms associated with the disease.

The team divided their 50 participants into two groups with one group receiving 1.5 mg of medical marijuana pills and the other receiving a placebo pill. Participants took the pill three times a day for three weeks. After comparing the behavioral symptoms of both groups, researchers found there was no difference in the two groups.

Contrarily, a recent study published in The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease has concluded that cannabis extract containing THC can relieve these symptoms of Alzheimer’s.

Researchers from the Abarbanel Mental Health Center and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel-Aviv University along with the Department of Psychology at Bar-Ilan University conducted the study, which was one of the first clinical studies observing the effects of cannabis on Alzheimer’s.

The study observed the effects of medical marijuana on 11 people living with Alzheimer’s over the course of 4 weeks. 10 participants finished the trial. Despite the small size of the study, researchers concluded that:

“Adding medical cannabis oil to Alzheimer’s patients’ pharmacotherapy is a safe and promising treatment option.”

What do you think about using medical marijuana to treat Alzheimer’s and dementia symptoms? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

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  • Linda Morse

    Please provide links to Journal articles when you use information such as the above. The information provided is too generalised. Of the 50 PWD trialled were they all at the same stage of the disease? where they all taking same meds? The treatment of chronic pain and tremors in PWD is of great interest. A great deal more information required.

    • caitlinburm

      Hi Linda,

      Thank you for providing that feedback to us.

      We have linked to two journals that we referenced in the article, which discuss the potential therapeutic effects of THC on Alzheimer’s and the molecular link between the active component of marijuana and Alzheimer’s pathology.

      The links can also be found below:

      I hope that can you find the specific information that you’re looking for there.

      Thank you again for your feedback, and know that will take it into consideration when writing articles like this in the future.

      • Linda Morse

        Many thanks much appreciated

  • Gloria

    Great article! I have also read that medical marijuana reduces the growth of tumor in lung cancer patients. I’m just hoping this discovery will lead to a permanent solution for Alzheimer’s disease. It is such an unfortunate thing to happen to any family. My mother has Alzheimer’s and is living in an assisted care facility near us. ( ) I feel that, more than the person affected by the disease, it is the immediate family members, who watch them go through this, is the ones that deals with the most pain. It’s hard, specially when our loved one won’t recognize us.

  • Dale Lewis

    Why doesn’t the medical “community” get their facts straight, with respect to the “addictive” properties of weed? Its simply NOT physically addictive! Surely, the enjoyable “high” can weave its magic spell, but that’s a still a choice that the user is free to make.

    • anechoic

      I thought the same exact thing! :/

      • Miguel Malave Figueroa

        I agree with all u said

    • Chels Rutledge

      Maybe because the medical community relies on science and facts rather than propaganda. Marijuana has been shown to only be mentally addictive (you like it so you want it) and not physically addictive (has negative physical affects on the body without it). It is less addictive to the body than sugar, msg, and caffein–all of which I would bet money you consume every day). My mother is highly accredited behavioral psychologist with a focus on addiction and 20 years of experience treating addiction. If you truly believe that pot is addictive you are ignoring the actual facts and listening to propaganda.

      • so you actually agree with Dale Lewis. I have to point out something else also. The vast Propaganda of the Medical / Pharmaceutical field that is very brainwashed. they are trained to make a profit for thier masters, they would rather Kill with Chemo than Cure with Cannabis.. where are the studies? Maybe outlawed by the same crooked lobbyists of the Pharmaceutical corporations that bribe our Politicians to keep the Cure illegal… They have legalized Meth, (adderall), and Heroin, (oxycontin) for our children but pretend Cannabis is too dangerous? American’s are Waking Up to the Crimes being pulled on U.S..

        • Chelsea

          Actually, I don’t fully understand his stance. The medical community is not confused about the addictive properties of marijuana. Mentally addictive like liking something liking it and doing it to the point it becomes habit. Like how a lot of times ex smokers, even when they break the nicotine addiction, still chew on pens or pretzel sticks because they need something to do with their hands–the habit can be addictive. But, generally, when the medical community refers to addiction, they refer to physical/chemical addiction and there is just no evidence of that with pot. I would also argue that most doctors would recommend marijuana over most prescription alternatives if they legally could because of how little it interacts with other drugs, the inability to OD on it, and it’s overall health properties compared to most drug alternatives.

          • Chelsea

            *Mentally addictive is like having something, liking it, and doing it to a point…*

          • Chelsea

            Here–this is why there is so much confusion as the the “addictive properties” of pot.

            The problem is public ignorance of the different forms of addiction NOT the medical communities use of the word addiction. Mental addiction is essentially psychosomatic. It’s all in your head.

          • Thomas Blank

            fast food is mentally addictive, but no one cares one whit.

          • Loren Hall

            So is television.

          • Janey

            Actually there are many addictive chemicals in fast food… namely MSG which is used heavily and is ten times more addictive than nicotine

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          • Bruce

            My 60yr old wife has CBGD .About 5yrs ago she was having the odd jerk in her left arm.An neroligest said it was caused by meds So she tried many different drugs which made it worse .Over the course of time her condition has gotten worse Finally I took her off al the meds but her BP and cholesterol meds and on the next visit he had know answers . I think that anyone with dementia or related conditions should never be put on drugs like antivan ,clonazepam ,diazepam or sleeping pills they all made things worse .So we finally tried CBD med marijuana oil and she a has show more improvement and doesn’t need her BP and cholesterol pills anymore!By this time she needs 24/7 care but the oil helps her sleep an keeps her nervousness under control all the other drugs caused her more suffering But before starting marijuana know the diferance between THC and CBD and the difference indicate and staviva .She sleeps a lot even befor starting the oil but she was always twitching and talking so she wasn’t getting any good sleep .But with the oil she has better sleep .I would rather her her snoring than not truly sleeping.And unlike sleeping pills she is more stable in the morning or when she gets up during the night. And as far as being addictive (ya right) (BS) It helps and no side affects .How many pages of side affects do you get with your perscriptions??? We all have cb1 and cb2 receptors in are brains that are helped by marijuana if you need it use it!

          • Thomas Blank

            sugar in food is mentally addictive, but you can quit or just keep eating it. Alcohol and cigarettes are physically adictive, far more so than cannabis, but they are completely legal like food. Your argument has no sense of perspective, whcih often happens when your really have no argument.

          • Donna Mattingly

            I have the sugar addiction, it’s murder! Having been raised Mormon, I was not much exposed to alcohol or pot – but they own Coke and it’s now ok to drink it. However, as a former I have now tried several things and none have proven to be addictive for me except sugar.

            CBD oil has been lifesaving for me to treat severe anxiety – but unlike smoking pot it does not give me an even more urgent desire for the sugar.

          • Agarnier

            I’ve been inflicted with heart disease and colon cancer but, I thank the excellent physicians and surgeons who resuscitated me and are responsible for my recovery, not some sky fairy who had nothing to do with it.

          • Janey

            I disagree that cannabis is addictive….
            I will say that can be habituating…. Not addictive
            There’s a huge difference

          • Eileen Blake

            Smh … A 1000 different strains for a 1000 different cures … This is y its illegal .. It stops Seizures actual it heals the brain period n I’m not speaking about the stuff I read but by my personal experience n what I experienced with my mom … My mom had dementia my mom had been a heavy cancer stick smoker for 40 years ( figs cause plax in the arteries, arteries travel through the body including the brain , get where I’m going with this) my mom didn’t get cancer ( which BTW CANNABIS KILLS CANCER) but did get dementia it came on slowly the drugs they gave her just made things worse she was on two meds before the dementia meds 4 mths after the dementia meds she was on 3 more meds for side effects 6 mths after that 3 more meds for more side effects … So I started doing my research ( just as I did when I was told I have seizures ) I found out not only would it stop the progression but it can reverse it so I started my mom on a joint a day … She stopped forgetting things n started remembering The confusion stopped the one doctor that came to the house mthly started cutting her drugs down even removed some from the rotation the head office didn’t like it so they removed that doctor n sent one who not only reinstated the doses but doubled them I kept on with the holistic route had her blood pressure from 270/165 to 120/100 which is normal she wasn’t feeling any dementia symptoms she was down to 3 meds from 12 She was doing great Until she got sick with pneumonia ( What Chem trails do to the elderly n small children it rains it down on us then the sun actives it the army calls it population control n affect those with respiratory issues) they took blood n saw that the meds were low level so they jack them up even the blood pressure meds My mom ended up dying in the hospital of a massive heart attack … As for me 6 yes ago diagnosed with seizures 72 a week If I took the drugs I was given not only would I still be on them but I’d be on 4 other meds if not more for side effects Cause one of the side affects is .. Induces migraines ( which I’ve had since childhood) into seizures ( wait aren’t the meds suppose to stop seizures ) to a stroke That just one side effect the others were just as peachy .. Today I can say I am seizure free for 2 yrs now without using the meds but with smoking cannabis two MRIs one showing multiple seizures n the other showing no seizures with two added bonuses Of no dead zones in my brain from the seizure n double the brain cell activity … I was told if I don’t take the meds I will never be cured he was wrong because if I took the drugs I’d never be healed … Now u can find him on YouTube saying cannabis heals the brain … If u think ur doctor has ur best interest in hand then u believe the brainwashing cause the medical profession n big pharma DGAFAY .. U being sick makes them BILLIONS of dollars a year

        • Scott Clarkin

          You have no clue what you are talking about, I am sorry but oxycontin isn’t heroin(it is oxycodone in extended release format,), and Adderall isn’t meth (it is regular 4 different amphetamine salts, )
          Actually in America Methamphetamine is as legal as Adderall, under the brand name desoxyn, indicated for narcolepsy, chronic obesity, chronic fatigue syndrome, and sometimes even ADHD. In Canada Diamorphine(heroin) is used as a post operative pain medication in some cases.
          It’s a pipe dream to believe cannabis can fully replace opiod based pain killers, that is not to say cannabis can’t be used for pain, or even in conjunction with opiods to keep dosages acceptable. The problem that lies is the greedy capitalistic nature of American culture, we wouldn’t be having this opiate epidemic if Purdue pharmaceutical hadn’t in the guise of harm reduction replaced oxy-contin with oxy-neo(the didn’t do it out of care they did it because their patent was running out, paving the way for cheap Chinese fentanyl to be adulterated into heroin, that some of users switched to because of lack of availability of Oxycontin)

          • Beth gordon

            Oxycontin and heroin are both derived from the same plant. Oxycontin is a synthetic opiate, or opioid. They are the same.

          • Scott Clarkin

            Similar is not the same,

      • porpoiseboy

        “mentally addictive” is not addiction at all. it is just lack of will power. i.e……… if you REALLY don’t have reason to quit, you won’t.

        • Janey

          It’s habituating, not addicting
          That’s the huge difference

      • Thomas Blank

        really? the medical community relies of facts? How about kjnowing that acetaminophen caused liver damage when combined with alcohol but allowing nyquil to be marketed for 15 years AFTER this was discovered. The facts eluded them for 15 years apparently while profits were taken.

        • Chels Rutledge

          You’re considering things that are not the medical community the medical community with this comparison. The medical community knows that combining a set of medicine and alcohol can cause liver damage. They do not dictate what th you’re considering things that are not the medical community the medical community with this comparison. The medical community knows that combining a set of medicine and alcohol can cause liver damage. They do not dictate what Proctor and Gamble sells or how they market. They also do not have control over the ignorance of consumers. Try again.

          • Thomas Blank

            I consider people who set regulations part of the medical ommunity, sorry!

      • Larrance the Lamb

        Surely the “addiction” to cannabis (bull), comes from the smoking of it, when people mix it with TABACO. Which is addictive. Surely then the addiction is to “wsmoking tabaco) and not the weed.

      • Dr. Richard Schulman

        Any stimulus that functions as reinforcement will almost invariably increase the probability of the behavior producing such a source of reinforcement. But, that doesn’t necessarily render it addictive in the way that alcohol, heroin, nicotine, and many other reinforcers can be. While a marijuana smoker may miss marijuana in its absence, there simply is no climbing the walls as in “addictive” substances. You simply miss marijuana as you would miss other non-addictive reinforcers. Let’s take hiking in the woods for clarification by way of an example. And, we’ll assume that a person finds this activity reinforcing. When he can’t engage in this favored activity, he miss
        es the activity. Does he exhibit behavior like a heroin addict during withdrawal? Of course not. The same is true of marijuana. One might speculate that the major reason that marijuana is not addictive is because of its long half-life

    • paul

      they are not interested in cures for free they want profit hence those French who were left brain dead from experimental synthetic cannabinoids as they cant patent natural ones which are 100% safe and no way to overdose THEY DONT GIVE A FUCK ABOUT HEALTH wankers the lot of them Ted

    • Truth

      Are the antidepressants, that are prescribed regularly, addictive? They create withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking them, so the term “addictive” is being selectively applied, perhaps? I guess when you are told to take a certain medication for the rest of your life, the term “addictive” can be used quite loosely.

      • Yes, your body gets “used to” [addicted] the drug…that’s why you have to wean off of certain drugs.

    • Thomas Blank

      and yet they feel free to prescribe opiates almost like candy. more people died from prescription opiates(which are very addictive) last year than from heroin. the medical community needs to be weaned from big pharma. as far as “unknown long term effects” it sure doesnt stop them from prescribing opiates and SSRI’s, both far more damaging and dangerous than cannabis.

      • Ma’s got AD

        PREACH. You took the words right out of my mouth.

    • Steven Valdez

      Google patent #6630507 and see for yourself if there is enough evidence to support cannabis for Alzheimer’s

      • Thomas Blank

        science and nature both published fundamental articles on the reduction of inflammation and beta amyloid proteins in brain tissue(which are believed to cause altzheimers). With all the altzheimers going around in the US(millions) there are almost no effective treatments, let alone treatments that treat causes and not symptoms of the disease. Pigheaded stupidity and greed will delay the implementation of this, but many are already treatiing it.

  • Alissa,
    Thanks for the great read and the usual excuses from the Just Say NO Dr. crowd.

    How anyone could fear addiction from cannabis while treating an elderly person for Alzheimer’s is beyond me?

    To me any addictive feelings one may get from Cannabis is there body simply telling them to not stop doing good to me.
    I don’t think Fully Legal Cigarettes offer the same benefits…
    …like None!

    When I run out I NEVER think of robbing someone to get more, like say with Meth or Coke, I simply deal, replace and move on. I will admit to being “Grumpy” LOL

    There is a lot of great Medical Cannabis news coming out but sadly it must all be imported because of the lame ass prohibition still on Cannabis.

    The internet is helping to spread the truth about this most amazing plant, while the boneheads who know legalization is coming need to do “More Research” (The Stall Buzz Words).

    Gee, now even the American Cancer Society is seeing the differences’ between cigarettes and marijuana, it seems Cannabis may actually protect you from Cancer, things that make you go Hmm…


    • Charles Collins

      lol i agree with you, CannaGary.

    • Hicks

      I watched my step-dad, who was extremely talented in music, art and language go to end stage Alzheimer’s Diseae, where he could barely recognize his dog, and couldn’t recall how to speak.

      I would been so grateful if he popped up one day and said “I’m a addicted to life , and I’d like to shoot some smack today, and then go see the strippers down at Pure Gold and get a lap dance, and smoke some killer weed”.

      How can they worry about addiction in someone facing a death sentence?

      • CannaGary

        I am sorry to hear about your step-dad, I watched many years ago as I lost both grandfather’s to Alzheimer’s disease.

        The US Governemnt owns the patent (U.S. Patent 6630507) to the medicine in Cannabis for a reason!

        Follow the “F”ing $$$ trail to Big Pharma!!

        I love the game plan for your step-dad when he says “He’s Addicted to Life”
        Be well always,


      • Granny

        Just read your comment – My Grandson whom I care for is 27 and has suffered from Juvenile Huntington’s Disease for 12 yrs. He gets relief and comfort from smoking cannabis and smoking cigarettes (separately). I am 74 yrs of age and when I am not longer fit enough to look after him, they will put my grandson in a home and take away the cannabis because it has a detrimental affect on the brain (he only has a few years left to live!) and it actually assists him positively. The care homes are all non-smoking now so he will not be able to smoke cigarettes either! How bloody cruel is this?

    • Esperanza Delgado

      Cannabis helps one deal with pain better than opioids. The side effects of analgesics are legion, they are addicting, and have to be taken on a scheduled basis, and if not taken as prescribed, the pain comes back with a vengeance. If you stop the use of cannabis, there are no withdrawal symptoms. One who has lived through the experience.

      • Si

        Same, I’m dealing with pretty bad neuropathic pain (paraplegic, broke back 5 years ago). None of the opiate pain killers I’ve been prescribed are as effective as cannabis. And considering all the health benefits, and lack of harmful effects.. it’s a bit of a no brainer. Hopefully it’ll be legalised soon :/

      • CannaGary

        Sadly in America more people are killed by legal prescription drugs taken illegally than all the illicit drugs put together!

        America is the Land of Great Hypocrisy where the legendary lies from our government over many years have been responsible for countless deaths.

        Something as promising as Cannabis for Alzheimers needs to be thoroughly researched.

        Isreal leads the World with knowledge in this area…


    • Paul

      When my mothers geropsychiatrist prescribed her Xanax for Alzheimer’s related anxiety, I asked him if I needed to be concerned about addiction, he said it was unlikely because of the low dose, but if she did so what.

    • Ron Hess

      When campaigning for a pro-pot gubernatorial candidate, The niche I
      carved out for myself was to contact every PA County Medical Society.
      The PA Medical Society is a sham, comprised of Two lobbyists and some
      pencil pushers. The phones might as well be answered by the AMA.
      That’s how about half the County Societies work, They’re names and
      phone numbers that ring in Harrisburg at the PA Medical Society. The
      remaining 20* Societies proved much different. About 50% were varying
      levels of positive, the other half weren’t receptive. I got into it
      because I have a background in research some, neurological. I have
      Dementia and hit the books looking for an answer for myself. My first
      call to a County Medical Society, I got the director. I got into it and
      He stopped me, “My mother has Alzheimer’s and I’ve been doing all the
      reading you have. How can I help?”. My Dr. was already way ahead of me
      when I broached the subject, as were my Neurologist and Ophthalmologist.
      In the real world, these scientifically founded professionals keep abreast
      of the newest findings.

  • Lynn Curry

    I am sure it has a more ‘calming’ affect than Aricept did, with my

  • Lane

    There wasn’t any relevant information in this article about the effects of THC, except for one study that showed no improvement in Dementia patients. The medical marijuana that was given, could’ve been a low dose. But even three times per day, should’ve been enough to show some improvement. That is, if THC really does help the patients with their dementia. I’d advise something along the lines of “Hemp Oil”, made in the same manner as shown on Rick Simpson’s website, Phoenix

  • Rex Lewis

    They should cut the dosage to a quarter gram every 3-5 hours and SMOKE IT

  • Ron Nemeth

    There are no addictive properties or long term negative effects with Cannabis. Quit painkiller opiates or Nicotine cold turkey. Then you’ll know what addictive substances are and the effects they have on the human body. All this 1930s fear mongering reefermadness bullshit is slowing down the advancement of canna based, life saving medicines. People are suffering and all articles like this and prohibition in general are doing, is continuing their needles suffering.

    • Paul Venneman

      pls quit with that “canna based” bs. stuff works straight off the plant with no processing required.

      • FrankLooper

        Shatter or wax works better for me than smoking cannabis, with no smoke and no noticeable weed smell. Plus, I use MUCH less.

        • Carrie Channing

          More info on ‘shatter and wax’ would be useful, if you find the time. 🙂 Thanks.

        • Scott Clarkin

          Then you’re tolerance is too high. Shatter is part of the overdose culture that stems from alcohol culture all over the world.

          • FrankLooper

            No, I have been smoking since 1974, and my receptors appear to be weakening.

  • D

    I tried it with my Mother who suffers from severe Alzheimer’s….It helped her sleep and calmed her considerably, no hallucinations and also made her very hungry…She was currently taking Effexor which had some calming effects but the agitation was still present unlike with the cannabis…I am going to discuss the possibility with her Dr….

    • dcr

      Methylated folate (brand “deplin” with methlated B12) replaced Risperdal, which helped manage the behavior issues of Alzheimer’s

  • Pepper Mint Twist

    cannabis isn’t addictive. it is somewhat psychologically addictive for some, yes, but both cigarettes, alcohol and Rx Pain Meds are exponentially of more concern regarding addiction

  • SW

    My mother has Alzheimer’s. There is no current treatment. Our family is being decimated by this disease, and we would try anything that can potentially help our mother and her caregivers during the last years of Mom’s life. She is 80, so we are not concerned about potential long-term effects or addiction. At her age, the immediate challenges of managing this disease take priority. We fully support any regulations that aim to inhibit the misuse and exploitation of otherwise beneficial medical marijuana programs.

  • BabyGirl

    I have used marijuana to treat my husband who has Alzheimer’s he was not able to take the medications it made him very mean he was a Captain of a major airline and could not and did not take meds so his body was not used to pills.So a couple tokes a night for five years.The results were he had a better quality of life he didn’t get agitated he laughed more stayed active longer than the doctors said he would.Unfortunately he had to go into a nursing home where they drugged him up so bad he fell and broke his face up and hasn’t walked in two years nor has he spoken much sense.So I can say that marijuana was a lot better than any pill they have out today.I also read that if you have a family history of Alzheimer’s smoke up and you may protect your brain against the onset of Alzheimer’s later in life

    • Carrie Channing

      You did well. Thank you for sharing your first hand experience. So, it protects against Alzheimer’s and helps symptoms. Good to know. Will inform my children… It is in their bloodline.

    • E.Delgado

      There is a side effect with cannabis that puzzle’s, it does affect short term memory, so how can it be good for Alzheimer’s, and it does cause personality changes in some, ie. aggression, lowered inhibition, self control issues, they may be underlying personality traits, nonetheless, brought out by the use of cannabis, especially in immature individuals. Hope the good outweighs the bad.

      • Thomas Blank

        aggression a side effect? really? never saw that in 40 years.not once. alcohol? yeah plenty of aggression with that.

  • kim

    my dad is in the beginning of the severe stages of alzheimer’s/dementia…..from about 2pm onwards into the evening, he constantly walks around the house manhandling everything, including the little dogs! he is agitated, angry, aggressive. no fun at all. i have found that a carefully dosed cannabis cookie works wonders. if i give him one just as he begins to get squirrely he will hang out, relaxed…laughing and chatting. he still makes no sense at all, but without the cannabis he is non-communicative. the other avenue we have explored and come to enjoy….if he does not eat a cookie, he will smoke out of “da budha”…..a vaporizer. this we usually do after supper, six pm or so…..he settles into his favorite chair and we watch some “programs” on the television. he is calm, smiling and pleasant, if not even a bit randy!

    i will tell you i was somewhat hesitant about using cannabis with my dad. i have smoked recreationally since i was thirteen…..awhile ago! but my dad has been sober for forty years now. his behaviors in the afternoons and into the evenings became bad enough that i was considering putting him in a home…..he was getting to be just too much for me alone. cannabis certainly has it’s place in the medical field.

    oh, and ps…..i don’t even use medical grade marijuana……and i make my own edibles…cookies and such. i hope this info helps someone have a more pleasant evening!

    • Wife of a husband developing

      Thank you sharing.

    • Janet

      My father has dementia from a bad fall and he hit his head. After that he has gotten worse and worse. He is like Dr. Jeckal and Mr. Hyde. Okay one minute and angry the next minute. I am thinking about trying medical marijuana for him. His behavior in the late afternoon early evening is getting very hard to manage. He throws his walker at people and is very restless constantly getting up and down out of bed. We all need help!

      • Carrie Channing

        Cannabis plant is best. A friend grew it, when I put a snapped off, dried, raw bud in my mouth and slept with it tucked in there( snugged down between teeth and lip) after many months of coughing myself awake, I finally (and instantly) stopped coughing and slept beautifully. Joy of joys. Woke up rested, and feeling mellow and happy.
        (also See Rick Simpson oil; super healing potential.) Hemp oil too, has many health benefits and you can buy it in Tesco…

        Just chipping in with my anecdote, am not a doctor, this isn’t a scientific claim, just first hand experience feedback. 🙂

      • catchersmom

        Four drops underneath my Mom’s tongue gives her peace without sedating her like dangerous prescription Zanex. She has ALZ and her physician has tried every prescription available to treat her. My Mom and our family were living a nightmare until this treatment! It hasn’t cured her since she is in the late stages but it has made the disease much more bearable and kept her with her children & grandchildren instead of a nursing home.

        She does not act or seem “drugged” after a dose. It slows her mind down enough for her to relax and stop the constant fidgeting. She also sleeps much better.

        This disease is horrible for a patient but it is absolutely devastating for their loved ones. It is unbelievably cruel that a God created PLANT that WORKS WITHOUT NEGATIVE SIDE EFFECTS is forbidden to MOST patients.

        Our government should be ashamed!

    • Jenny Garrett

      Wow! I am so thrilled to read this about your dad. I applaud you for thinking outside of the box and doing this for your dad. I pray this option is available to all dementia and Alzheimer’s patients LEGALLY in all 50 states before the end of my nursing career.

    • Carrie Channing

      Sounds like trusting your instincts is serving you well. Bravo for using your own initiative. Frankincense, cannabis (hemp generally), colloidal silver are just a few of natures answers to many ailments. I’d say your dad is in good hands.

    • Blanca Vannevele

      Thank you for sharing..I’m going to give this a mother does not sleep.
      I want to make you have a recipe?
      Music has been our drug of choice.
      Thanks for your story.

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  • P. Vaughn

    I have been using cannabis oil for the last couple of years to try and keep MCI (mild cognitive impairment) from becoming Alzheimer’s. Mom, Grandmother, Great Grandmother etc, etc. all died form this disease. My Neurologist has been very pleased with how I am doing and will I continue unless it stops being helpfull. I decided to try it when the prescribed meds for Alzheimer’s were useless and I am so glad I did.

    • T Mills

      Hello P. Vaughn, My Mom is at the edge of the Alzheimer’s precipice and has decided that after “just saying NO” for all of these years, maybe she should try some CO. She lives in Seattle and I’m looking for a good clinic, and to help her get her card, but after we have that lined up, I’m not sure where to look for the correct dosage. How did you arrive at yours? If you could tell me all about it, I’d really appreciate it.

    • Grace

      Oil? How do you take it? How long have you been diagnosed with MCI?

    • Jenny Garrett

      P vaugn, could you please contact me? or Jenny Garrett on facebook. I would be interested in hearing more about how this works for you as you move forward…

    • A. anderson

      I have tried co for my father, my prob is I do not know if I am giving enough or not. Of course, my mother is very skeptical about the whole thing. I just need to know where to go from here. He has the beginnings of Alzheimer and I don’t want it to get worse. The doctor here in fla will not agree of benefits or least I have not found one that does. Any information would be great. Please contact me at Thanks for any information.

      • Hicks

        2.5 mg THC is good place to start. That 1/4 of a 10 mg edible, so a very low dose.
        There was a great study just came out from Salk Institute that offers very plausible model.
        Important conclusion is to start at early stage, and it’s possible to double or triple duration of early stage, and delay late stage.

        Please drop me email at

    • Maya

      Where & how does one get the cannabis oil? My Dad has Alzheimers, we are giving him every pill we’ve ever come across. They’re expensive and they make him lay about and totally switched off from his surroundings. I would like to try the oil.

      • Anonymous

        Just do a Google search for canna oil. There is tons of info out there. I’m sure it’s easy to buy in any of the medical / recreational legal states. Good luck.

      • blue dream

        you tube vid run from the cure by rick simpson!!!

      • Hicks

        Tell dads doctor to write script for Maninol, 2 mg/day because dad has severe nausea.

  • chris9465

    Its less addictive and has fewer health consequences than Caffiene! can we please stop with addictive nature BS….FDA says its A OK to give 11yr olds oxycontin so please stop with these ridiculous statements

  • t

    I hope they try at least cannabis compounds as alternatives to antipsychotics for those who need them. The side effects are horrible (watched them on Mom) and there aren’t really alternatives now. Here’s one study that says it worked in a test of about 40 younger people…really I know it’s a small population but if they find a safe option it will be the first:

    • Scott Clarkin

      CBD rather then THC is the cannabinoid with anti-psychotic effects

  • Andrew Sands

    If you research this you will find that the synapse is effected by Alzheimer dementia etc. Synapse are basically connectors and also get affected by POT. I am not talking about getting stoned either. I hit or 2 occasionally. Wait if they did a true study and it worked then billions could be lost. The drug companies cant have that.

  • after seeing you quickly claim that marijuana has addiction problems, i quit reading.. why lie? for those readers that want actual answers, google and read the studies….

  • Kelly

    My son just turned 13 he has EEG confirmed progressive dementia in the form of Alzheimer’s. All medical and genetic disorders including NPC3 have been ruled out. His rapid progression is crazy! 1 year before we even knew it was possible for kids to have dementia I had went on record many times saying he’s like an Alzheimer’s patient. He was diagnosed Childhood Onset Dementia in April 2014, in June 2014 his EEG was normal, April 2015 his EEG showed localized background slowing, September 2015 EEG showed asymmetrical background/foreground slowing, December 2015 his brain has slowed more. But, go figure we live in America and cannabis is illegal and no active research and go figure no help for children with Dementia.

    • Gopal Rao

      My impression is that EEG is used primarily to diagnose seizure activity. How is it applied to cases of dementia?

      Is your son’s EEG being read by a neurologist?

    • Susan Johann

      I am so sorry. This must be very difficult for you.

    • catchersmom

      I recently signed a petition to release parents serving prison sentences that used Cannabis to treat an illness.

      I know a Mother & Father that moved their family from Georgia to Colorado in order to provide their son with Cannabis treatments. The son developed Muscular Dystrophy after he was given the polio vaccine. Their children had to leave Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, friends…..just so their ill brother could use an HERB that actually works without negative side effects!

      Pharmaceutical companies make billions of dollars on disease.

      • Scott Clarkin

        Why even mention the polio vaccine, the anti-vax movement needs to stop.

        • catchersmom

          The pro vax movement will stop WHEN mercury and aluminum are removed from them. My child is vaccinated but I should have researched the ingredients before I vaccinated him. He was lucky that he did not have a problem but there are many that draw the short straw. Nobody in my family will EVER get another vaccine. These metals are linked to every neurological disorder in existence! Also, it doesn’t help that the country of India sued Bill Gates after HIS vaccine increased polio from 46 cases to almost 4000.

  • Craig

    I will try anything on my father. He verbally disrespects my mother and she takes it because she loves him. His dementia only gets worse. She gave me permission to dose him to control his violent mood swings. Personally he is opposed to it; but the only other choice is to put him in a home. They live where it’s taboo and highly punishable. I’ve driven it across country from California where I buy it in the form of candy, salad dressing, barbecue sauce and tinctures. Anyone who spends any time with this disease knows nothing can make it worse and any glimmer of help is sent from God. I have used it legally for my own use since it became legal in the late 90s. It controls my cholesterol, blood pressure and replaces injections I took several times a week to treat migraines. It has no addictive properties. I used it to stop smoking. Even if it did the average lifespan of a Alzheimer’s patient is 8 years. Addiction is the last thing anyone should argue. Thanks for this information.

  • Paul Venneman

    Anybody else notice how easy it is to debunk these statements about addictiveness and long term effects ?
    Small hint : there are people called rastafari who use cannabis religiously from early age till death…

  • IFLS

    Data says about 9% of those who smoke are addicted and 17% are if they start smoking when young (see So a majority of people will find they are not addicted and will find a majority that have a similar experience. But that doesn’t mean that some will be addicted. So individuals vouching that weed isn’t addictive from their own experiences are ignoring the presence of a problem for others. It may seem non problematic to be addicted to weed but it interferes with daily functioning (eg diminished motivation, memory for days after smoking, and judgements) which is problematic for education and employment. This is also hard for people living with the addicted person. The risk of addiction may be worth it for Alzheimers particular for the elderly who have symptoms that harm the person and others. But to ignore the probability and costs of addiction would be medically unethical.

    • Hicks


      Years ago I sent the world class pot-heads (think Hank Williams, Jr) to offshore platforms in middle of Gulf of Mexico, and none ever had problem leaving pot behind.
      However, if they ran out of cigarettes, they went nuts, and would cause $1500 damage to equipment, and then ask helicopter pilot to bring carton of Marlboros.
      They still did it after we added $500 cigarette delivery charge. A man that pays $550 for a carton of smokes is a junkie. The pothead that smokes all week on his time off, and then lays it down for 2 weeks while working isn’t.

  • neoconman

    Marijuana has a better safety profile than 99% of prescription and otc drugs on the market.

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  • Charles Collins

    I think the medical “community” might have more success if they tried something other than THC pills. I don’t mean people need to smoke 5 joints a day, but maybe just try some other form. For example maybe try some THC vapor or a few bowls each day. A couple bowls before every meal might help. An good edible, cookies or brownies, in the morning can have you high until the afternoon.

  • Andrew James Hashman

    Rediculas to try to judge effective use as a medicine at 1.5 mg dose. Need to be at leat 50mg 3 times a day to improve function and mental state. I have seen it… use a realistic dose of cannabis doctors if your going to do studies… 100 mg to 1000mg is a daily dose of cannabis not 1.5… of course there will be no change with that small of a dose…

    • Hicks

      Low doses about 2.5 mg of THC is good place to start according to paper below. It protects brain cells against toxic Amyloid Beta proteins and inflammation, reducing cell damage and by 80-100%. I’ve seen no papers that suggest anything close to suggested levels. This isn’t to get granny stoned silly, it’s to help protect her brain cells, and reduce damage rate so she can stay in the Early stage for 5-10 years instead of 2-3 years. You move from “Early Stage AD” to later stage when perhaps 25% of brain cells are damaged/dead.

      You can read about it in following links.

      “Amyloid proteotoxicity initiates an inflammatory response blocked by cannabinoids”

      PS: I smoked over 45 years, and have found moderation is your friend in long term.

      • Scott Clarkin

        1.5 mg thc isn’t even moderation it is under dosing

  • P.N

    I’m debating trying this with my mother. The Drs. give her meds that do absolutely no good at all. She hits the floor running at 530am.. it would be earlier but I make her stay in bed. She barely sleeps and that means neither do i. When I say it’s bedtime..she immediately goes into panic mode wanting to “go find a house she can sleep in.” Then she is obsessed with the bathroom about every 25-40 min all night long. I’m ready to pull my hair out with all the useless..side effect inducing crap they are giving her.

    • catchersmom

      Same with my Mom. She stayed a wake all night constantly tugging at her pajamas. She would go several days without sleep. Her mind would not slow down so she could rest. She is a different person after four drops of Cannabis Oil (: It gives her peace. This has kept her at home with us instead of in a nursing home.

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  • Lynn-no-duh

    It helps with traumatic brain injury, it promotes healthy tissue growth at a cellular level; why wouldn’t it help with azheimers?
    What concerns me is the synthetic cannabinoids that are being promoted by these articles.
    The plant, the whole plant, and nothing but the plant. We don’t need Big Pharma to try to copy the miraculous plant that God provided us, simply so they can profit.
    Restore this non-toxic, miraculous, nutritious and useful plant to we-the-people.
    Support the Missouri Cannabis Restoration and Protection Act

  • T. Miller

    Given marijuana impairs a person’s memory and thought processing ability it is extremely unlikely that marijuana would be an effective medication for a person with dementia.

    • Hicks

      My best friend has smoked 49 years, and he computes fractional powers (like 3.7 to 5/7 power) faster than you can do on calculator. He memorized complete table of 1000 logarithms to 5 places to do math fast. I still can do Calculus, nuclear physics and programing after 40 years. It really doesn’t make you stupid unless you really overdo it.

      Regarding question. During the early stage, Alzheimer’s Disease slowly kills about 50 million brain daily due to toxic effects of Amyloid Beta, inflammation, and a runaway immune death spiral.

      THC is a neuroprotectant with anti-inflammatory properties, so it breaks the death spiral of most cells, reducing daily death rate from maybe 50 million brain cells down to 10 million/day, so the early stage of disease may last 10 years instead of 2 years.

      With AD, the loss of memory and mental impairment is result of billions of dead brain cells.

      Don’t trust me. Read a summary of the paper, and then read paper itself.

      Best paper I’ve seen on AD
      “Amyloid proteotoxicity initiates an inflammatory response blocked by cannabinoids”

  • Grant Klein

    my father is in the early stages of AD. He still recognizes everyone and normal life is ok, but, he forgets a lot of little stuff that used to be easy. His “mental checklists” are leaving things out. He can’t remember how to drive to his doctors office, something he’s done a lot. He went out to feed the animals one night, fed all but one, why? He couldn’t say. He doesn’t trust himself to drive. He has trouble remembering how to get the trailer hooked up to the truck. Could CBD help prevent AD from progressing?. My mom said right now, the way he is, he’s ok, he just needs to be supervised. If we could get the AD to stop where it’s at……that would be awesome! Pops will never smoke, but, he’s open to the idea of taking something orally. Any input would be helpful.
    A worried boy

  • Adam

    Anything for the goverment to keep marijuana illegal so they can push “their” poison into your body… Sickening really?? You would think with all the 60’s hippies being older now. They would see the “long” term side effects in them… They can find nothing… Just BS goverment control and propaganda. Josef Goebbels would be happy;)

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  • Mark fusa

    my dad died from this disease, so I have a 50-50 chance of getting it, however, I had a spinal cord injury at age 16, misdiagnosed as a mere sprain, my L5 disc was damaged beyond repair and 16 yrs later at age 32 I had L5-S1 disc removal…but at age 16 with no pain medication for some disabling pain didnt work…but one day while injured, I had smoked about a half gram of hash, and was no longer stiff and in extreme pain, put 2+2 together and have medicated over 38 yrs now, had just finished heart and lung testing, awesome lung capacity and no signs of COPD, heart checked out fine so now can look into how my cannabis use may prevent onset…

  • Jake

    “Just because a drug can be effective, doesn’t mean it can be safely used by anyone” this is kind of an ironic argument to make, regarding the fact that doctors are throwing patients enormously high doses of pain killers left and right when marijuana is the least harmful “drug” out of them all.

    • Paul

      Extremely valid point. My Alzheimers family member had bouts of rage that I spoke to her geropsychiatrist about. He reluctantly offered Risperidone as a solution because of something like 1 in 100 users die. Fortunately we made some dosage adjustments to her medications which seem to have resolved it for now.

      I’m against using illegal drugs and getting high, but think legitimate medical use is appropriate. Needless to say, medical marijuana seems like a safer and possibly more effective option than Risperidone.

      People shouldn’t have to move states for effective and safer medical treatment.

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  • It should be pointed out that the biggest hurdle of this incredibly safe and productive herb is not any lied about side effects, (not one person has died, the only real side effect is Euphoria), is that Doctors have been trained to sell Pills. The national laws are in place to stop actual testing by keeping Cannabis as a schedule one drug.. which was only in Answer to the Supreme Court overturning Cannabis Prohibition in 1969! (Leary vs US). Citizens are waking up to this Kill them with Chemo for PROFIT, over Cure them with Cannabis rule so many have taken. We are sick and tired of being played the fool.

  • Candice Dunsmore

    My mother is living proof that it does ease the symptoms of dementia. She has lived with MS for over 30 years and is currently in her 11th year with global dementia. She has tried every pill known to man and still she would scream day and night. She was scared, paranoid and her anxiety was horrendous. There is nothing more the doctors could offer. Until we decided to try this oil. Now she only screams when the oil wears off. As soon as the oil kicks in she has a pretty decent day for being end stage.

    • Paul

      Will you kindly share what oil you’re using, the dosage, cost, and supplier info? We’re reaching those stages and all the pills available are more dangerous than I’d like to chance.

      • Candice Dunsmore

        I am not sure what city you live in but I live in Vancouver and my mom has had a card to purchase products for many years. We just use an Olive oil based product. But she also enjoys the candies and brownies. I would just go to your local dispensary and see what products they have.

  • Jackson. H

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  • Joanne hill

    My brother is thinking of giving my mother this who has mixed dementia and alzhimers.I was very dubious but after reading up on it am changing my views.My worry is he has said it will cost £1400.00 for the dosage she will need.How do we know before paying up that this is a reputable person he’s buying it from and does this price seem right.

  • Steve Brown

    A miracle cure .

  • Kreis Alexander

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  • Debbie

    so they are so worried about marijuana being addictive, but not the other pharmaceuticals that can damage kidneys, liver cause constipation and whatever else…. doesn’t make sense, marijuana wont hurt you…..

  • Roland

    I also believed marijuana to be harmless after 40 years of almost daily use. I experienced a mental addiction and experienced physical withdrawal symptoms when quitting. I do not believe it caused any medical problems with the exception of sinus drainage each morning and a light cough when abusing. I experienced memory loss when under the influence only and became more emotional as time progressed . I do not believe occasional use is harmful in adults, not so with young people. I believe we will see more medical uses when the medical community is allowed to study further. In conclusion, be concerned if you feel the need to get “high” frequently. Eventually you will no longer get “high” you will just become lethargic. Simply stating my opinion. 🙂

    • Hicks

      Sorry for your difficulties. Nothing is totally harmless, but 40 years of daily pot is usually less damaging than 40 years of booze. Moderation in all things, including moderation.

      The questions before us are whether cannabis is less harmful than Alzheimer, which is clearly no for most people, and can it help. Recent studies from Salk Institute suggest low doses of THC(1-2 mg/day) can slow the progression of early stage AD by a number of years, so it seems an easy decision to me.

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  • Cosmo

    i m addicted to LOOOOVE .. gimme a break

  • Paula

    I just found out I’m in the early onset of Alzheimers, and I’ll try anything

    • Hicks

      A new study suggests that AD is caused by Amyloid Beta, a misfolded protein that causes inflammation, causing production of proteins that summand the storm troopers of the immune system, which causes more even inflammation as it attacks the nerve cell, leading the cell to death spiral in a short time unless you can stop the cycle. THC has neuroprotective effects that reduces inflammation, and also reduces the misfolding of Amyloid Beta. During the Early stage of AD, the brain cells randomly enter the death spiral due to a number of factors, such as age, stress, a possible blocking of the AEA, the brain’s natural Cannabinoid similar to THC. It’s during the early phase that mostly irreversible effects occur over a period of several years.

      The paper below is first to offer coherent model of AD that offers answers questions about reason for long term progression of AD, and why it’s similar to CTE(concussions), Parkinson, ALS and prion diseases. More important, it suggests why THC would help, and explains seeming rarity of AD among pot smokers.

      I) The study suggests that THC protects nerve cells in a number of ways, and reduces cell death rate by factor of 3 to 5.

      II) The Early Stage of AD could slow early stage progression from 2 – 10 years , and just possibly stop disease in tracks.

      The paper below is first to offer coherent model of AD that offers answers questions about reason for long term progression of AD, and why it’s similar to CTE(concussions), Parkinson, ALS and prion diseases. More important, it suggests why THC would help, and explains seeming rarity of AD among pot smokers.

      You only need low doses, of THC (1 – 2.5 mg/day). Marinol is a prescription version of THC that’s available in doses of 1 to 10 mg THC that should be perfect. It’s only $2 a pill because its been around for decades, and it’s a CIII which *should* be available for off-label use, but your doctor will likely be afraid to prescribe it. There should be very little impairment at that level, and you may be unable to feel it.

      Print study below, try to read it, and bring to your doctor. Tell him you really want to slow the early stage progression as much as possible, and that you worry that every day without *effective treatment* is more irreversible damage. Ask him to read the study, check the laws, and consider prescribing 1 mg daily for a month at to see how it works. If he says no, ask him whether he thinks it will be harmful because you have trouble seeing the downside of it. You might also ask if he 20% of his patients with AD were pot smokers, or whether they are underrepresented due to protective effects of THC.

      Ask if Medical Marijuana is an option, or whether you can to move to Colorado to treat your AD. Bless you, and hope it goes well.

      Here is study from Salk Institute, a top research center:
      “Amyloid proteotoxicity initiates an inflammatory response blocked by cannabinoids”
      ( )

      You can email at ( to let me know how things go.

  • Paula

    Doesn’t matter if addictive or not if your have a terminal illness can’t hurt

  • Sue

    Personally I don’t think it’s addictive. But even if it were it’s the height of lunacy to cite that as a reason not to treat a seniors dementia with it. Seriously? What have these people been smoking?

  • Steve

    Marijuana is not addictive, and stay away from things coming from the pharmaceutical industry that is readily available in its natural form. I could believe that the pill form could be addictive because pharmaceutical companies like it that way.

    You can go to a pot shop in Colorado and buy the exact strain you need, pay less and know they are not putting extra things in it to make you addicted. They are highly regulated, but huge pharmaceutical companies are not highly regulated. This is how it works in America right now. If you have money you can lobby the government to leave you alone, while the small business gets all the negative attention.

  • Stevmg

    Ever try to come off a beta-blocker used for hypertension if being switched to a calcium channel blocker (both are standard therapies for hypertension)? Impossible! The anxiety feelings and tachycardia with heart pounding sensations are mind-boggling! Yet beta blockers are not so-called addictive drugs and are not on the DEA control roster. The tachycardia and anxiety sensations are normal physiologic effects of the withdrawal. Probably Catapres could be used to mollify the distressing symptoms.
    Correct, the definition of “medically addictive” is unclear.

    • Scott Clarkin

      They are not psychoactive, but rather physically addictive, sorta like anti-depressants.
      Also psychological withdrawal can manifest in psychosomatic symptoms, almost like a placebo effect as your neurotransmitters readjust.

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  • Hollim Frankly

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  • Carla Davis

    Here is a fact—- PRESCRIPTION NARCOTICS ARE HIGHLY ADDICTIVE and our medical “community” doesn’t have a problem with legalizing those AT OUTRAGEOUS PHARMACEUTICAL COSTS to patients! Cigarettes are HIGHLY ADDICTIVE AND CAUSE CANCER and THEY are legal.

    My Mother is 69 years old and she has Alzheimer’s Disease. Regarding addiction – my Mom has smoked cigarettes since she was 16 years old and NOW she tells us she doesn’t smoke so the “ADDICTION propaganda” is absurd when pertaining to Alzheimer’s patients due to the deterioration of the mind that causes short term memory loss! My Mother has FORGOTTEN about addictive cigarettes.

    My Mother is unhappy, belligerent at times and rarely sleeps. Her physicians want us to fill her body full of Zanex – another HIGHLY addictive prescription medication! My family is doing EVERYTHING we can to keep our elderly Mother AT HOME WITH US instead of dumping her in a Nursing Home!

    If Cannibis Oil can keep my Mother at peace and in turn with her family until she passes away WHAT IS WRONG WITH THIS?

    This fight is about taking profit from physicians and pharmaceutical companies! They don’t care that diseased patients are suffering when there are alternative treatments that CAN give them some peace without dangerous side effects!


  • jessice

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  • Tezcumpapa

    The primary concern for me is not addiction, and the strains used 20 years ago are not the strains used today…unless you grow your own, using heirloom seeds. The products used now are genetically modified (big surprise, I know), the varients used and being introduced are stronger, more “flavorful” with a THC content that everyone crows about. It being touted as a miracle cure all to the largest population of type 2 diabetes in history. Why? Don’t you even want to know why? Ask questions! In a few short years you won’t even care, nor will your children, nor their children. Ask questions!

    • Scott Clarkin

      If you replaced all the organic food with GMO food then the output yield would lead to enough food to end world hunger. Before jumping to conclusions about the strength of cannabis know that most growers don’t have the education level to genetically modify strains, and research has been limited by the DEA. The reason that the cannabis is so much stronger is from revolutions in growing technique.
      You talk about the old strains not being around anymore , but that just isn’t true, plenty are and the new strains are descendants of older strains, and the mixing of different properties between the two different subclass’s indica and sativa. By your logic people of mixed race are bad, because they are not “natural”.
      Then coming back to actual potency, think of it like alcohol , you maybe be able to drink 12 Coors lite, but you would drink 12 beers with an abv of 8%, you would only need six, and you would get more intoxicated off the same amount of volume because you are consuming it faster. But cannabis is non toxic unlike alcohol, and actually the most dangerous part of it the inhalation of combusted plant material, so using a stronger potency strain you are putting less pressure on the lungs.
      Sure there are always gunna be some people who over do it, but people can act responsibly, and deserve the right to have the choice.
      Sometimes we need to learn to be less science-phobic.
      Also I forgot to mention, the strong smells that “are put in the weed” as you put it, are known as terpenes and often have synergistic medical effects when combined with THC or other cannabinoids.

  • disqus_YbB9tbvvLq

    Stop the war, war is the most dangerous addiction, let people decide for themselves if it helps or not

  • disqus_YbB9tbvvLq

    The war on drugs has injected irrational fear, racism,  violence, disrespect and corruption of law enforcement into our society for decades  all for the political purpose of a bigoted Republican Party

    Richard Nixon was a “law and order” candidate  (bigotry is not law or order) who created the DEA and the racist southern strategy

    How’s the world’s largest per capita prison population working for you now?

    The normalization of America as the world’s largest per capita prison population is a callousness of heart and a denial of Injustice

    Report: Aide says Nixon’s war on drugs targeted blacks, hippies
    By Tom LoBianco, CNN
    March 24, 2016

    “You understand what I’m saying? We knew we couldn’t make it illegal to be either against the war or black, but by getting the public to associate the hippies with marijuana and blacks with heroin. And then criminalizing both heavily, we could disrupt those communities,” Ehrlichman said. “We could arrest their leaders. raid their homes, break up their meetings, and vilify them night after night on the evening news. Did we know we were lying about the drugs? Of course we did.”

    The war on drugs began as a race war to disenfranchise minorities and continues to be so today with the lethal combination of poverty 

    End the bigoted War on Drugs and Immigrants with reasonable regulations that promote Healthcare and end Warfare

     and end the economic crime of poverty with living minimum wages and progressive tax rates that balance our budget, funds social services and funds infrastructure that raises the standard of living for everybody

    Defeat the Republican KKK

  • disqus_YbB9tbvvLq

    Hillary Clinton has promised to reschedule marijuana for medical use, give Hillary Clinton a Democratic Congress to move forward with the progressive cause

  • Marine223

    It would help IMMENSELY if the “RESEARCHERS” were not NARROW MINDED Brainwashed & in Denial! MJ is on EVERY Street, in every city, in every county, in every state! WAKE THE F UP!

  • Bagrman

    Follow the dollars. Prohibition was over and you had all of these federal agents that needed to have a job. So they made cannabis into marijuana, to make it sound more foreign and then it was easy to make it into the evil weed. Just follow the money.

  • Jean Hazelwood

    I used the pill form and it was 100% ineffective. When I switched to the natural (plant) form it has made all the difference in the world. My worst symptoms were one nausea, vomiting & anger. Now, none are an issue for me.

  • Fedor Dolgushin

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  • Martha Decker

    If any of you think that addiction is something that is only caused by substances with physically addicting properties like alcohol and opiates, then you know nothing about addiction. The “drug” of choice doesn’t even need to be something that has been ingested or inhaled or shot up.

    Anything that acts on the brain’s levels of serotonin, dopamine etc. is potentially addicting. That includes things like gambling, running, eating, sex, and a lots more – including weed. This is NOT propaganda. Compulsive gamblers and heroin addicts’ brain scans look almost identical when they are getting their “highs.” And, it has nothing to do with willpower. People go to their graves trying to rely on willpower to quit addictions.

    I have members of my family who are weed addicts. I also have friends who are. I am NOT talking about smoking some weed at a party or every once in a while with friends. The people I’m talking about smoke it every day, multiple times a day.

    I DO believe that it should be legalized so people will have a chance of at least knowing what they’re getting. I do NOT believe all of the old reefer madness BS. I DO believe what I’ve seen, however. Let’s just call a spade a spade, here – people can and DO get addicted to weed.

    • Scott Clarkin

      People can and do getting addicted to everything, but really you can’t compare a physical addiction to a mental addiction because usually physical addictions are co-morbid with psychological addiction. Let us look at gambling, some one stops they are not gunna be puking and shitting their guts out for a week, freezing their asses off having cold and hot flashes. Same with “so called sex addiction”, which is often just used as a get out of jail free card when someone cheats, these “sex addicts” aren’t gunna go through withdrawal, they aren’t gunna feel like they are dying. Don’t get married if you can’t keep it in your pants

  • scott tony

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    May the grace of God be upon you Rick for his good work and courage; and with his Hemp we are healed”. Early this year i traveled to U.S. to visit a good friend of mine when i heard that rick was around so i traveled to him and meet him one on one to purchase the healing oil from him,.. now am so happy and filled with joy that my sister is no longer a cancer patient and she’s completely healed with his miracle healing oil. The doctor himself confirmed to us on Tuesday last week that my sister Khloe is fully OK. No sign of cancer in her bone or breast again….Wow…Am so happy that my family and I have been thanking Rick for his good work of saving this world with his cannabis oil. Please people i don’t know how to thank him enough so am dropping his contact Email;( i am begging if you can spear 5 minutes of your time and please help me to thank him, he is truly a hero of this world and i pray for God’s strength and love upon him

  • angela ramond

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  • catchersmom

    My family & I literally watch our Mom become a different person after four drops of Cannabis Oil underneath her tongue. She has ALZ and she becomes very agitated and belligerent until we dose her (:

    She would stay awake all night in bed & tug on her pajamas constantly. She would also go several days without sleep until her physician made us give her Zanex which we hated because it sedated her so heavily. It was like her mind could not slow down. It was heartbreaking & we cried often. One of my Mom’s health care professionals told us about Cannibis Oil (off the record) and it has truly been a MIRACLE for all of us. It gives our Mother peace WITHOUT sedating her and it has kept her at home with her children & grandchildren instead of a nursing home.

    Nobody in my family has used Cannabis so we weren’t sure what to expect. At first, we attempted to get our Mom to smoke a tiny bit since she used to smoke cigarettes but she forgot she smoked and refused to smoke the Cannabis so we threw it away! Haha! It was a small amount.

    It makes no sense to prescribe Zanex and other extremely addictive prescriptions with PROVEN dangerous side effects to a patient and prohibit them from using a God created herb that actually WORKS without ANY negative side effects.

    It is absolutely sickening that this treatment is blocked for mass profit.

    I am a believer in what goes around….comes around and denying patient’s this treatment is inhumane!

  • Bob Hibschweiler

    The Salk Institute reported in the June 2016 issue of Aging and Mechanisms of Disease that THC eliminated amyloid plaques and inflammation from lab grown human neurons. Why is the medical and scientific community ignoring this Alzheimer’s discovery?

  • Abba Darling

    My grandmother has been suffering from the mentally and physically crippling effects of Alzheimer’s & Dementia for the last 15 years. Nothing had worked as treatment for the last three years so the doctors have be focusing on keeping her comfortable until her time comes and the diseases have run their course.

    I was brought to the point of action just shy of three years ago when I went to visit her in the rehab facility she has been stuck in for the last 5 years, and will be in for the rest of her days. The rehab facility informed us that she was out of control and had been “difficult” for the past few weeks; repeatedly rude to the attendants and thrown personal item.
    Now a bit of a back story: My grandmother had a stroke and is essentially paralyzed on one side, had the hip on that side removed completely, and through it all has stay calm, kind, and sweet (per her usual). So when I heard she had been repeatedly rude to anyone I knew that something was wrong.

    She has not recognized me in years(or anyone for that matter), and believes I am her daughter that passed away 30 years ago. When the time came for my next visit I decided to take action and to try something new. So I made my Nana some of her favorite cookies with an extra special ingredient…Cannabis butter. I made sure to get the best, most discrete (lack of scent/heavy taste) product I could find as to not alert anyone else. Took them to her rehab facility and watched her eyes light up at the sight of the special treats (anything would be better than hospital food). She ate two cookies and I waited. After about 30 minutes she showed faint signs of lucidity. After about an hour, SHE KNEW WHO I WAS! Her lucid period was short lived, only about 30 minutes, but it was my Nana! Not the veritably vegetable I had been visiting over the years. Since that day, when I go visit her, I take some kind of cannabis treat and watch the magic unfold in front of my eyes.

    So say what you will but cannabis works. It may not cure the disease, but it gives me hope that there is a remedy in the not so distant future and maybe, just maybe, Marijuana can play a part in that. Even if it is just glimpses of lucidity, I’ll take it…and she loves it.

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  • Scott Clarkin

    The sad thing this is old news, I’ve been telling people this for over 6 years. Fuck the DEA, they are just simply over stepping their bounds everywhere they go, and preventing social and medical progress while they are at it. The endocannabinoid system was only discovered in 1990, you have to wonder just how much better shape the world would he in if we had discovered it at the same time as the endorphin system.

    Since the endocannabinoid system effects so many autonomous functions of the body, like appetite, sleep, and mood,
    With gene therapy targeting the endocannabinoid system I doubt the obesity epidemic would still be around(at least for people with medical insurance,)

    Also, can we please stop using the word Marijuana, it’s a disrespectful term used to outlaw the plant in the first place using racial prejudice. It’s Cannabis, hell you don’t even need the medical part of the term when you call it cannabis, because even when recreational it is treating people underlying conditions.

  • Donn Jones

    I was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease about 2 years ago. I could see that I was becoming someone I didn’t care for very much. It’s an insideous disease. Family members suggested I try medical marijuana and see if there was any benefit. Many of the concerns I was having with regards to AD didn’t seem to matter quite so much after I took 2 puffs. My wife noticed a marked decrease in aggression and agitation. I don’t care so much for the “high” affects. It’s just a side affect that you have to put up with if you choose to treat with medical marijuana. We, us patients, have very few options in our treatment. It offers some relief to know that some options are opening up.

  • handytrim

    I’m a little sceptical about these studies as I am making an educated guess and betting they used some form of synthesised THC which has been proven less effective and even harmful compared to the ‘good’ stuff. There is also the little matter of the entourage effect which basically amounts to all the compounds working in synergy to effectively treat various conditions. The compounds can be adjusted for each differing condition but it is now believed cannabis best works in its entirety instead of separated (and definitely not synthesised) compounds. I wonder why the pharmaceutical industry is still so vehemently against cannabis and why there is currently so much interest in the only pharma company (GW Pharmacueticals) who has managed to pull the wool over everybody’s eyes with their patented medicines that are claimed to only contain elements of cannabis when in reality they contain all compounds found within the plant.

    Sorry, but I trust the medical community about as much as I trust politicians. Greed is a very powerful drug in this world and many supposed doctors and scientists are hooked on it.

  • Natasha

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  • chase miron

    The FDA , DEA, state lawmakers are in the pockets of wealthy drug companies. Police are profiting off prohibition. Cannabis has always been a healthy plant demonized in the 30’s. Americans hated blacks and mexicans who used cannabis and slept with white women . Recent reasearch of 9/18/2016 shows the marijuana can cure Alzheimers

  • Stacey Tucker

    I smoked for thirty years, then over a dozen years ago, I thought I had come down with a very bad case of pneumonia. After my wife nagged me for a week, I finally saw the doctor. I was diagnosed with severe COPD. They were amazed that I had waited so long, years in fact, before going to a doctor over it. They gave me three years tops before it killed me. That was thirteen years ago and I am still living. I don’t do much, because I no longer have the ability. I can no longer walk, am always hooked up to an oxygen air line, and my body is starting to shut down. There are times that I can’t remember my wife’s name, even though we have been married for nearly forty years. Truth be told, there are times that I truly wish I had died years ago when I could still walk, talk, play with my grandkids, but GOD decided that it might be better for me to live a bit longer. My wife asks me, when I am having a bad day, if I want to go to the hospital. I always decline, reminding her that I do not want to die in the hospital, but to die at home with the people that I love most. Hospitals can no longer do anything good for me. Even Duke Hospital admits that they do not know why I am still living. GOD purpose will eventually be known until i found testimonies of Great Dr. Lusanda in an online research and on Facebook, Like anybody would be, I was very skeptical about contacting him, but i later did email him and he started the remedies for my health. Thank God, i am cured from COPD by the herbal medication I received from him. I never thought that COPD can be cured, from the bottom of my heart I’m truly grateful,i pray you have long life so you can help many more people on earth with your herbal medical support. Contact Lusanda today, Email: Drlusandaherbal(at)gmail(dot)com or website on www(dot)drlusandaherbal(dot)weebly(dot)com

  • bakron2

    I believe if there is any possibility of relieving stress brought on by any disease with THC, then the patient should be informed and if possible give consent and be treated. I prefer the oil distillation method. Drops under the tongue work wonders for insomnia. I am an R.N. and in 1980 worked on a medical oncology floor in LA where marijuana cigarettes were dispensed for nausea (pre no smoking bans). I’m happy that THC is being used for purposes that help people with chronic or terminal illness.

  • Henry Monica

    hello viewers…..
    2012 my mother was diagnosed of Acute angle-closure Glaucoma and Alzheimer’s ,i spent a lot of money on her medication till a point i even lost hope,because my mother was gradually going blind and lost her memory too, i was so desperate to get my mother back to normal ,so one day my uncle who lives in Canada to me about Dr mapipa,who helped him get rid of acute closure Glaucoma and Alzheimer’s with herbal medicine ,i was so shocked when he told me that,but know is true because my uncle cant lie me ,so i contacted Dr mapipa via his email;drmapipaherbalmedicinehome(at)gmail(dot)com, he replied and ask me to send my home address and my mother’s detail and then i purchased the herbal medicine,sent me the herbal medicine through courier service, when i received this herbal medicine used it for 4 weeks, and after 4 weeks of usage my mother was totally cured of Glaucoma and Alzheimer’s,now my mother is living free and happy again ..all thanks to doctor mapipa …

  • Jamie

    I can only speak anectdotally, but THC drops absolutely changed the quality of life for my mother with late stage Alzheimer’s. She would dip into her sundowning behaviors which included deep cyclical ruminations about where she was, what’s happening to her, worry that she is going crazy, etc., and the THC drops GREATLY reduced the stress and anxiety she experienced. It was incredible, really. Her quality of life was definitely increased by the use of the drops. As a family member/caregiver desperate to relieve her emotional pain and distress, this became an option due to lack of “traditional” medical choices. She became more functional and interactive and peaceful without being over sedated with pharmaceuticals.

  • Tracy Adams

    I have been suffering hardship from HIV/AIDS since 7yrs now, and i happen to have 2 kids for my husband, and now we cannot proceed to have another kids all because of my disease and now i have do all what a human like i and my husband can do just to get my disease healed, i have went to several places to seek for help not even one person could ever help, until i melt a comment on the daily news paper that was commented by Desmond about how this powerful traditional doctor help him get cured of the disease (HIV-AIDS) ” my fellow beloved” i firstly taught having a help from a spiritual traditional healer was a wrong idea, but i think of these, will i continue to stress on these disease all day when i have someone to help me save my life?” so i gather all my faiths and put in all interest to contact him through his Email address at , so after i have mailed him of helping get my disease cured, he respond to me fast as possible that i should not be afraid, that he is a truthful and powerful doctor which i firstly claimed him to be. So after all set has been done, he promise me that i will be healed but on a condition that i provide him some items and obeyed all his oracle said. I did all by accepting his oracles fact and only to see that after some weeks of taking his herbal medicine i notice some changes in my body system and i went for check up the day he ask me to go for check up to confirm if the sickness was still there,to my greatest surprise i could not find any sickness in my body i was first shocked and later arise to be the happiest woman on earth after i have concluded my final test on the hospital by my doctor that i am now HIV- Negative. My papers for check are with me and now i am happy and glad for his miraculous help and power. With these i must tell everyone who might seek for any help, either for HIV cure or much more to contact him now at these following email now,

    ” sir thank you so much for your immediate cure of my disease, i must say a big thanks for curing my disease, i owe you in return. Thanks and be blessed sir.

  • vjb007 .

    Some early info had those who claimed marijuana was a preventative, and even a virtual cure. If there’s evidence of benefits, the user should be able to decide if addiction (IF that’s the case) to marijuana is preferable to possibly developing Alzheimer’s.

  • Eileen Blake

    CANNABIS HEALS PERIOD.. The body has a cannabinoid system that runs through the body n coats the brain … It kills cancer, heals the brain n a thousand other thing do the research find out for urself as I did stop believing the doctors question everything n see how the doctor starts treating …

  • Magret Wellwork

    I am Margret Welwork from New Mexico.

    I’m very happy for the great help that

    Dr.Galaxy rendered to me, I am here to give my testimony about Dr.Galaxy

    who helped me in my life. I was infected with HIV 2 years ago, i went

    to many hospitals for cure but there

    was no solution, until one faithful day , i saw a blog online where

    someone said Dr.Galaxy cured a woman who also had HIV infection and then i

    saw yet again another woman saying Dr.Galaxy cured her of Herpes and that he could cure any illness.

    so i decided to give it a try and contacted Dr.Galaxy, I told him i was HIV positive for 2

    years, He said he can heal me if i can trust him. He asked for my photo

    and He also asked me to send money for the treatment to prepare the

    medicine. I did as he said and He sent some herbal medicine to me in

    the states. After 7 days of using His medicine i went to the hospital and i

    was tested HIV negative, i couldn’t believe, i went to four different

    hospitals and the test were all negative. It is very surprising but it

    is the truth. Now I believe all these Testimonies about him on the


    he is truly a great man, this is his Email: (

    follow me on facebook lets chat, my facebook name is Margret Welwork.

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    MY NAME IS WILSON KITA JOYCE FROM THE UNITED STATE OF AMERICA,I AM USING THIS GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE LIFE BY SHARING MY TESTIMONY THAT THERE IS A CURE FOR HIV/AIDS BECAUSE I AM A LIVING TESTIMONY,I SUFFERED FOR HIV/AIDS FOR GOOD ONE YEAR AND TWO MONTHS AFTER LOOSING HOPE THAT I CAN NEVER GET THE CURE BEACAUSE THE DOCTORS SAID THERE IS NO CURE FOR IT,BUT THANKS BEEN TO THIS GREAT MAN CALLED DR OZI WHOM I READ A TESTIMONY ABOUT ON HOW HE CURED HIV/AIDS WITH HIS HERBAL MEDICINE,I NEVER BELIEVE THIS BUT I DECIDED TO CONTACT HIM THROUGH THE STATED EMAIL,( and he send to me a herbal medicine and ask me to drink and bath with the herbal medicine for one 3 weeks but to my greatest surprises, i went for a medical test after two weeks and my status was negetive till today i cant keep sharing this testimony please brothers and sisters there is a cure to hiv/aids, contact this man for what ever you are going through, what ever sickness you are suffering from, like
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  • Scott Bates

    Addictive?? I used to smoke it like they weren’t going to grow it! Gave it up when drug testing came along and it wasn’t worth the consequences. If it was addictive, after years of smoking it, where the hell is the withdraw? I stopped in the 80’s, shouldn’t that shit be kicking in by now? How much of a creeper effect does it have? I CALL BULLSHIT ON THE ADDICTIVE EXCUSE. Narrow minded bigots who still believe the “it’s bad” lie. The only thing in danger from a “marijuana overdose” is PIZZA!

    • Scott Bates

      Please excuse my tirade, I’m taking care of my father who has Alzheimer’s, I live in Ohio where we finally passed medical marijuana, but our lawmakers are doing everything they can to keep it from the people because of the fore mentioned “narrow minded bigotry”. If they can read this all I have to say to them is… “YOU HAVE THE TOOL IN YOUR HANDS, WHY ARE YOU NOT LOOKING UP ALL THE GOOD IT DOES INSTEAD OF CLIMBING UP ON YOUR SOAPBOX AND PREACHING- MARIJUANA IS BAD”? We need a list of these morons that are keeping what actually works from the people so we can vote them the hell out!

  • Alex

    My mom has Alzheimer’s dementia and has just advanced to a new stage, a week ago she started mumbling but has gotten a little better..more intelligible . She isn’t as angry or aggressive as she was prior to a week ago and her crying spells are gone for now. My brother has given her oil from MJ that he grows organically but I don’t know if it has helped or not, and not on a regular basis either. She has been taking turmeric in liquid form, organic veggies, cinnamon and virgin coconut oil so I hope that it’s all helping. I just would like to see her recover but she’s had it, full blown, since 3 years ago and the onset (symptoms)probably about 6 years ago maybe more. For a while I’d give her the coconut oil by the spoonful about 3 years ago but she would refuse it so we only cook with it or olive oil. I have also heard that statin drugs (for lowering cholesterol levels) destroy the brains make up leading to Alzheimer’s and is visible in brain x-rays,ct scan. So I won’t allow it. No, to vaccines also. She hasn’t had a cold or the flu in years.

  • james

    All thanks to Dr odududwa, I am here to share a good testimony of my
    self on how i came in contact with a real herbalist who helped me. i
    appreciate everyone for taken their precious time to read my testimony, 6
    months ago i was diagnosed of HERPES, this means that 6 months ago i
    was HERPES positive when i told one of my good friend about this, she
    sympathized with me and then she said that she was going to help me out,
    she told me that we should do some research on the Internet,
    we came across Dr odududwa and my friend said that she has come across a
    lot about him and said that he is a real herbalist remedy to all
    illness, i was really surprised on this and confused as well, I was so
    speechless and quickly i contact him to help me and he prepared some
    herbs for me and send it across to me and he told me the way i was going
    to be taken the medicine which i did, and in the next 2 weeks i went to
    the hospital and they said that i am now HERPES negative, i am very
    happy about this, when i contacted Dr odududwa again to tell him the
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  • Phil Dor

    More human trials with cannabis oil extracted in the cleanest possible method which is CO2 extraction are required. But I’m already convinced with the latest articles I’ve read… THC, the main psychoactive compound in cannabis reduces levels of this toxic protein which causes alzheimer’s. Now we need to figure out the right oral dosage of cannabis oil for Alzheimer’s patients.

  • Trace Rezor Trace

    DR Orima herbal medicine is a good remedy for HIV virus
    I was cured recently by one man from Africa Dr Orima,A
    friend introduced me to him i contacted him, and he treat me
    an cured my HIV virus permanently, It’s still a surprised to me
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    GENITAL WART/ ALS/ COPD, or any diseases he can cure it
    and is a humble and truthful man. You can write Dr Orima
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  • Trace Rezor Trace

    DR Orima herbal medicine is a good remedy for HIV virus
    I was cured recently by one man from Africa Dr Orima,A
    friend introduced me to him i contacted him, and he treat me
    an cured my HIV virus permanently, It’s still a surprised to me
    because all hope was gone, so i decided to testify his
    goodness to everyone, So if you have any diseases like this,
    GENITAL WART/ ALS/ COPD, or any diseases he can cure it
    and is a humble and truthful man. You can write Dr Orima
    through his email: or WhatsApp him +2348138140874.

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