This just in – Marijuana holds promise as antibacterial drug! Not only can we use pot as a drug for cancer pain-relief, multiple sclerosis treatments, and glaucoma; but it may soon be used to treat drug-resistant bacterial infections. Ok, so it’s not quite that simple, but the following NY times article reveals new research from Italy and Britain implicating the active ingredient in marijuana, cannabinoids, may be the next line of defense in combating microbes that are becoming resistant to current antibiotics.
September 5, 2008
Marijuana Ingredient May Fight BacteriaPosted by Kristen Rosenthal under Health, science | Tags: antibiotics, cannabinoids, drug resistant microbes, glaucoma, medical marijuana, Multiple Sclerosis, pain relief, THC |