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Study Links Marijuana Use to Lower Mortality Rate Among Patients With TrauClean Sheet Ematic Brain Injury

First Posted: Oct 04, 2014 04:31 AM EDT Researchers found that patients with traumatic brain injuries using marijuana were more likely to survive. The study, led by researchers at Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, surveyed emergency patients for levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), an active ingredient present in marijuana.

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Dr. Barry Sears

THC in marijuana binds to the endocannabinoid receptors in the brain that may decrease perception of pain.

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