Cannabis and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Compelling Evidence

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A major concern is that the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to escalate substantially as baby boomers enter their “golden years” with an estimated 16 million people developing Alzheimer’s by 2050. Pin This! Guest post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. When it comes to cannabis and Alzheimer’s disease, marijuana can not only help treat the symptoms of this devastating disease, it just might prevent it from ever happening in the first place!

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/22/20

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Jake Wheatley introduced legislation once again, House Bill 2050, to legalize and regulate adult use marijuana in Pennsylvania. Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This week, members of the Morgantown, West Virginia city council approved an ordinance to allow police to issue $15 fines to those caught with up to 15 grams of marijuana instead of making an arrest.

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US Hemp Roundtable: Latest State Alerts

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A really good bill, SB 2050 , establishes a CBD-friendly regulatory framework for consumable hemp products, including products sold as human or animal food or dietary supplements. As FDA continues to drag its feet on regulating hemp-derived CBD, state legislatures are filling the vacuum with their own measures to provide access to safe and legal CBD products.

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10 THINGS THE ELDERLY SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MEDICAL MARIJUANA

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According to a new report, An Aging World: 2015 this percentage is projected to jump to nearly 18 percent of the world’s population by 2050. The world’s elderly population continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. Today, more than 8 percent of people worldwide are aged 65 and over. With this ever-increasing population of elderly people worldwide, the trend of seniors using medical marijuana will more than likely continue.

Benefits of Cannabis for Alzheimer’s disease

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Patient associations estimate that we’ll have around 1,5 million people suffering from Alzheimer in Spain by 2050. What is Alzheimer? Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative pathology that causes progressive and total loss of the cerebral functions in elderly people, especially memory. This disease affects about 30 million people worldwide, a number that will double in the following 20 years due to the aging of the popolation in the industrialized world.

Article: Seeding the future of the British hemp industry

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The UK has signed up to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, pledging to become Net-Zero by 2050, and the Sustainable Development Goals. Open Access Govt write. Rebekah Shaman, Managing Director at British Hemp Alliance takes a close look at the future of the British hemp industry in this article.