Cannabis found to lower risk of cognitive decline

A study from SUNY Upstate Medical University found that cannabis use lowered a person’s odds of subjective cognitive decline by 96%.

Cannabis found to lower risk of cognitive decline

Due to the Federal government placing Cannabis as a Schedule 1 (no medical benefits category), it is still challenging to do Cannabis research in the United States. That being said, many states and Universities are doing their best to push the agenda. And the results are surprising to many stigmatized by cannabis propaganda during prohibition.

A new study from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University found that non-medical cannabis use - regardless of how often it was used - lowered a person’s chances of subjective cognitive decline by an astonishing 96%.

“We don’t have a way to prevent dementia right now,” Wong says. “But if we can prevent subjective cognitive decline at the very beginning and track it, that’ll hopefully fix some of the issues that we’re having right now with dementia later in life.”

With more people using cannabis for non-medical use, the results are proving to be statistically significant and in opposition with previous (more limiting research) done in the past. Although this study shows promise, more research must be done to better understand the concentration and percentage of cannabinoids, form of consumption, and variables in human tolerance.

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