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Does Cannabis Help People with ALS?

Lou Gehrig’s Disease is another name for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS is a neurodegenerative disease that affects the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. “Amoytrophic” in Greek means ‘no muscle nourishment.’ Without nourishment, muscles slowly and progressively lose their mass. ALS destroys motor neurons traveling through the spinal cord and brain. Once destroyed, […]