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DPA: Could Marijuana Help Prevent the Rare Brain Disease Afflicting Football Players?

DPA: Could Marijuana Help Prevent the Rare Brain Disease Afflicting Football Players?

There is a growing body of evidence that shows football players at any level, especially ones who repeatedly use their head to hit another player, can eventually develop a brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). ...According to a patent held by the federal government, a non-psychoactive chemical in the marijuana plant called cannabidiol (CBD) can act as an antioxidant and neuroprotectant for the brain. 

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