Active Ingredient In Marijuana May Stop Vision Loss
New findings suggest marijuana’s main ingredient may prevent you from going blind.
Retinitis pigmentosa is a genetic eye disease that leads to severe vision loss and blindness. The disease affects 1 in 4,000 people and worsens as cells in the retina, called photoreceptors, die off.
But a study published this month in Experimental Eye Research shows chemicals in marijuana, known as cannabinoids, may be able to slow this down. Read more