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Old 10-06-2006, 05:28 AM   #1
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Marijuana may stave off Alzheimer's

New research shows that the active ingredient in marijuana may prevent the progression of the disease by preserving levels of an important neurotransmitter that allows the brain to function.

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Old 10-06-2006, 08:58 AM   #2
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Yep, the mechanism of action is that it destroys your memory long before alzheimers has the chance to do it. Of course you could always ... now what was I going to say? :

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I always used it for the harmful side effects...
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And I thought it made your memory bad. 8)


By Andy Sullivan
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1:07 p.m. October 5, 2006

"WASHINGTON Good news for aging hippies: Smoking pot may stave off Alzheimer's disease.
New research shows that the active ingredient in marijuana may prevent the progression of the disease by preserving levels of an important neurotransmitter that allows the brain to function. "

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/h...marijuana.html

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Can I get a prescription?
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Steve, I merged your post into REWahoo's of this morning. Maybe you need to smoke a few?
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Steve, I merged your post into REWahoo's of this morning. Maybe you need to smoke a few?
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It makes you forget you have Alzheimer's.

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I don't remember where I saw this, but I recently heard that smoking doobies could actually help prevent Alzheimer's disease.
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I don't remember where I saw this, but I recently heard that smoking doobies could actually help prevent Alzheimer's disease.
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It's true, your memory is not as sharp as it used to be.

Also, your memory is not as sharp as it used to be.
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It's true, your memory is not as sharp as it used to be.

Also, your memory is not as sharp as it used to be.
Yeah, I was just posting on some web forum for older folks that apparently smoking pot can help prevent Alzheimer's.
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thats great news. Here are some lyrics from the greatest 'weed' song ever.

I smoke two joints in the morning, I smoke two joints at night
I smoke two joints in the afternoon, it makes me feel alright
I smoke two joints in time of peace, and two in time of war
I smoke two joints before I smoke two joints, and then I smoke two more

Oh, my daddy he once told me, "Son, you be hard working man"
My mama she once told me, "Son, you do the best you can"
But then one day I met a man who came to me and said
"Hard work good and hard work fine, but first take care of head"

So now,
I smoke two joints when I get up, in the car I smoke two joints
I smoke two joints when I play video game
And at every ten thousand points
(I smoke two joints)
I smoke two joints in time of peace, and two in time of war
I smoke two joints before I smoke two joints, and then I smoke two more

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