Could Marijuana Help Bipolar Disorder?
Jessie Jackson Jr, Sinead O’Connor and Jane Pauley should all form a circle for medical marijuana
Marijuana has been shown to benefit a number of physical health problems, ranging from multiple sclerosis to type 2 diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and cancer pain. But what about mental disorders? A new study found that use of cannabis (marijuana) could be helpful in improving certain neurocognitive functions in people who have bipolar disorder, a condition diagnosed in such notable individuals as Jesse Jackson Jr., Jane Pauley, and Sinead O’Connor.