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Study: Marijuana Use Associated with Reduced Prevalence of Liver Disease in Alcoholics

Alcoholics who use cannabis are less likely to have liver disease, according to a new study being published in the journal Liver International and epublished ahead of print by the U.S. National Institute of Health. “Abusive alcohol use has well-established health risks including causing liver disease (ALD) characterized by alcoholic steatosis (AS), steatohepatitis (AH), fibrosis, cirrhosis …

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Study: Cannabinoids Protect Against Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease

A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that activation of the CB2 receptor – done naturally through the consumption of cannabis – can protect against liver inflammation and disease caused by alcohol. For the study, researchers used mice with alcohol-induced live disease, …

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