Glaucoma patients need to smoke more pot – “Researchers note that while marijuana can relieve the effects of glaucoma for three or four hours, patients would need to be dosed eight to ten times per day for a “sustained therapeutic effect.”

By Stephen Feller

Researchers say many patients have inaccurate expectations or knowledge about marijuana’s effects on glaucoma. Photo by Atomazul/Shutterstock.

Researchers note that while marijuana can relieve the effects of glaucoma for three or four hours, patients would need to be dosed eight to ten times per day for a “sustained therapeutic effect.”

 

Full Article:

http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2015/12/24/Study-Glaucoma-patients-need-better-education-on-marijuana/2061450962234/

 

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