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Cannabis / CBD For Glaucoma

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Cannabis / Cbd For Glaucoma

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Scientists and medical experts have mixed opinions about the benefits of cannabis in treating glaucoma. Some healthcare experts believe that cannabis can be used to treat or prevent glaucoma. This is because the cannabinoids in the cannabis plant, particularly delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), can reduce the eye’s intraocular pressure (IOP) by dilating the

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- Hepler, R. S. (1971). Marihuana smoking and intraocular pressure. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association,217(10), 1392c-1392. doi:10.1001/jama.217.10.1392c

- Mack, A., & Joy, J. (2001). Marijuana as medicine? the science beyond the controversy. Washington: National Academy Press.

- Tomida, I., Pertwee, R., & Azuara-Blanca, A. (2004). Cannabinoids and glaucoma. British Journal of Ophthalmology,88(5), 708-713.

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