Mar 8, 2018
Cigarettes can offset Parkinson Disease. Alcohol can reduce the
risk of heart attack. Can the case be made that marijuana has
health benefits too?
Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Montplaisir and Kevin
McLeod. Voiceover by Erika Mejia. BrainWaves' podcasts and online
content are intended for medical education only and should not be
used for clinical decision making. Or, if you're a patient with
seizures, this doesn't mean you should start smoking pot now. Be
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