Marijuana compound beats Alzheimer’s drugs in study

“THC, the key compound in marijuana, blocks the formation of brain-clogging plaques better than current Alzheimer’s drugs do. Medications like Aricept and Cognex work in much the same way as THC–by inhibiting the enzyme acetylcholinesterase–Researchers… point out that the compound THC… would likely be the key to developing new Alzheimer’s medications.”

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