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Neuro Talk: Medical Marijuana with James Beck, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer

For more information about Parkinson’s and medical marijuana research, please visit:
https://www.Parkinson.org/marijuana
https://www.Parkinson.org/blog/research/Marijuana-and-Parkinsons-What-Do-We-Really-Know

There is currently no conclusive scientific research supporting the benefits of cannabis for any aspect of Parkinson’s. However, anecdotal evidence suggests that cannabis may help pain, sleep, appetite, nausea and anxiety. People with Parkinson’s should especially be aware of side effects such as confusion and low blood pressure that may exacerbate PD symptoms.

Learn more about Parkinson’s and medical cannabis in the below resources or by calling our free Helpline at 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636):

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