Alzheimer’s disease will become eligible for treatment with medical marijuana in Minnesota next year, making it the 14th health condition approved since the state’s cannabis program began in 2015.

The Minnesota Department of Health announced Monday that it was adding the degenerative neurological disorder to the program, despite limited evidence on the effectiveness of treatment with cannabis.

Some studies have found that marijuana inhibits the formation of tau proteins that accelerate dementia and memory loss related to the disease.

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Jeremy Olson ~ Star Tribune ~

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