Is it possible to make Alzheimer’s Disease go up in smoke? Well, if the smoke is from marijuana, that may possibly be the outcome. In a new study, researchers at the renowned Salk Institute in California have determined that THC, the primary ingredient in marijuana, removes the toxic build-up of protein clumps (beta amyloid proteins) linked to Alzheimer’s. While it has long been known that marijuana reduces inflammation in the body, this new finding could have major implications for the treatment of Alzheimer’s. Given that seniors are the fastest growing group of marijuana users, this may be a very happy and fortuitous coincidence. To learn more about this study, take out your rolling paper, and Read This.