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Marijuana Can Lessen Effects Of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

CAN marijuana salve the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder? Researchers at Haifia Universit, Jerusalem, Israel, say that to work, the weed needs to be taken soon after the traumatic event, ideally within 24 hours. Test have been done on rats. Cannabinoids expert Dr Irit Akirav says:

“There is a critical ‘window of time’ after trauma, during which synthetic marijuana can help prevent symptoms similar to PTSD in rats.”

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Posted: 22nd, September 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)