Stoner News; Cannabis And Blindness

Stoner News; Cannabis And Blindness

There are many illnesses that cannabis assists with and even cures. With new studies being introduced every day that prove the healing benefits of the plant, it’s hard to deny the healing capabilities it provides. Recently, it has been discovered that cannabis consumption may actually assist with blindness. The reason that the plant helps to prevent blindness in patients is directly related to tetrahydrocannabinol consumption, which has the ability to slow down the advancement of a genetic eye condition that leads to loss of vision, sometimes completely.


This new information comes from a study published by researchers at the University of Alicante, located in Spain. The study’s finding resulted in the discovery that THC specifically has the potential to fight the disease mentioned above, the name of which is retinitis pigmentosa. Affecting one out of every 4,000 citizens in the United States (according to the US National Library of Medicine), this disease causes the degeneration of the cells in the retina, causing the sufferer to experience extreme issues with their eyesight and sometimes even causing permanent blindness.


Retinitis pigmentosa has no cure as of right now but due to the finding of the researchers at the University, they are saying that THC might be a valid treatment for those who are dealing with this retinal degeneration. The study included injecting rats who had been infected with the disease with a synthetic THC compound. Within 90 days of the start of the treatment, Dr. Nicolas Cuenca said that his team found that the rats who had been injected with the synthetic THC had 40% more photoreceptors then rats that didn’t receive the same injections. Dr. Cuenca went on to say that the data they acquired definitely suggests that cannabinoids can be used to postpone the advancement of retinitis pigmentosa, hopefully saving some people their vision when dealing with this disease. More studies must be done of course, before cannabis can be proven to fight this affliction.

Stoner News; Cannabis And Blindness

Love The Blog? You'll Love Our Clothing!


You May Also Like:

25 thoughts on “Stoner News; Cannabis And Blindness

  1. quest bars says:

    Thank you for the auspicious writeup. It in reality was a leisure account it.

    Glance advanced to more added agreeable from you! By the way, how could we be in contact?

  2. plenty of fish dating site of free dating says:

    hello there and thank you for your info – I have definitely picked up anything new from right here.
    I did however expertise several technical points using this web site, as I experienced to reload the web site
    a lot of times previous to I could get it to load correctly.
    I had been wondering if your web host is OK? Not that I
    am complaining, but slow loading instances times
    will very frequently affect your placement in google and can damage your high-quality score if advertising and marketing with Adwords.
    Well I am adding this RSS to my email and could look out for much more of your respective intriguing content.
    Make sure you update this again very soon.

  3. Gamefly says:

    Hi! Do you know if they make any plugins to safeguard against hackers?
    I’m kinda paranoid about losing everything I’ve worked hard on. Any

  4. says:

    Hi, i think that i saw you visited my site thus i came to go back
    the choose?.I am attempting to to find things to improve my
    web site!I guess its good enough to make use of a few of your ideas!!

  5. says:

    Appreciating the time and energy you put into your site and in depth information you provide.
    It’s awesome to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same
    old rehashed material. Excellent read! I’ve bookmarked your site and
    I’m including your RSS feeds to my Google account.

  6. g says:

    Have you ever thought about including a little bit
    more than just your articles? I mean, what you say is
    valuable and all. But just imagine if you added some great pictures
    or videos to give your posts more, “pop”! Your content is excellent but with
    pics and videos, this site could undeniably be one of the
    best in its niche. Wonderful blog!

  7. g says:

    Great blog you have got here.. It’s difficult to find high-quality writing
    like yours nowadays. I honestly appreciate individuals like you!

    Take care!!

  8. says:

    Hi there! I could have sworn I’ve been to this website before but after checking through some of the post I realized it’s
    new to me. Anyhow, I’m definitely happy I found it and I’ll be
    bookmarking and checking back frequently!

  9. says:

    Link exchange is nothing else except it is simply placing the
    other person’s weblog link on your page at proper place
    and other person will also do similar in favor of you.

  10. says:

    First of all I would like to say excellent blog! I had a quick question which I’d like to ask if you
    don’t mind. I was curious to know how you center yourself and
    clear your head prior to writing. I’ve had a tough
    time clearing my thoughts in getting my ideas
    out. I do take pleasure in writing however it just seems like the
    first 10 to 15 minutes are generally lost just trying to figure out how to
    begin. Any suggestions or hints? Thanks!

  11. says:

    Hi there! This post could not be written much
    better! Reading through this post reminds me of my previous
    roommate! He constantly kept preaching about this.
    I most certainly will send this information to him.
    Pretty sure he will have a very good read.
    Many thanks for sharing!

  12. g says:

    No matter if some one searches for his vital thing, so he/she wishes
    to be available that in detail, thus that thing is maintained over here.

  13. Chile says:

    KelleyBir Los Angeles Galaxy JacquieXc
    Margodhke Schweiz EzraFrede
    BrandiBea Italien Mohammedj
    Susannahu Olympique De Marseille DUKKeris
    Francisco England SusannePe

  14. Itamar Serpa Fernandes says:

    Great post. I was checking continuously this blog and I’m impressed!
    Very useful information specially the last part 🙂 I care for such information much.
    I was seeking this particular information for a long time.
    Thank you and good luck.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.