The Power of Anecdotes and Roadblocks Against Research : The New York Times today ran an article detailing the ongoing hurdles that researchers face when trying to study marijuana for medical uses. It got me thinking about both the power of anecdote and the influence of politics on the scientific process. Cannabis, Marijuana Ganja, Autism Misc, Legally Marijuana, Green, Events, Criminal Lawyers, Autism Schmautism, Houston Lawyers
Our NYC office is celebrating 4/20 by (definitely NOT) getting high and writing articles. You can follow the day’s “progress” here.
Could the active ingredient in marijuana, responsible for its characteristic high, help turn the tide against the accelerating Alzheimer's epidemic? A remarkable study published in the journal Molecular Pharmacology in 2006, found that this long vilified plant may contain a compound with not one, but two therapeutic properties ideal for addressing both the surface symptom (memory problems) and root cause (brain plaque) of Alzheimer’s disease.