According to Norml, a new study indicates some interesting data regarding the effects of marijuana on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS aka Lou Gehrig’s disease). According to the report:
Beyond this, I found it interesting that the paper is also quoted saying, "From a pharmacological perspective, cannabis is remarkably safe with realistically no possibility of overdose or frank physical addiction." Which is basically what us in the end prohibition movment have been saying for years.
“Based on the currently available scientific data, it is reasonable to think that cannabis might significantly slow the progression of ALS, potentially extending life expectancy and substantially reducing the overall burden of the disease.”