Marijuana: Memory Loss or Dementia Therapy?

Research studies are confusing regarding the effects of marijuana on memory. Its therapeutic use for pain and migrains and some neurological disorders have been shown. But we’ve been warned of a potential harmful side effect: memory loss. New research is showing promise in the use of marijuana in dementia and Alzheimers.

Here are links to some good news:

From the Salk Institute.

From Newsweek
http://www.newsweek.com/cannabis-marijuana-restores-memory-learning-cognitive-decline-596160

Other links to studies showing memory loss:

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/246392.php?srhttp://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/314065.php

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/314065.php

The jury is out on the use of marijuana for dementia. We must wait and see.