The Cannabis Question I Full Documentary I NOVA I PBS
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As state-legalized cannabis spreads, NOVA explores its little-known risks and benefits.
NOVA investigates the story of cannabis from the criminalization that has disproportionately harmed communities of color to the latest medical understanding of the plant. What risks does cannabis pose to the developing brain? How much do we know about its potential medical benefits? As cannabis becomes socially accepted, scientists are exploring its long-term health consequences.
Chapters 00:00 Introduction 03:40 How Cannabis Affects the Brain 10:26 Epilepsy Case Study: Medical Uses of Cannabis and CBD 20:37 Autism Case Study: Medical Uses of Cannabis and CBD 26:18 How Age Affects the Impact of Cannabis 34:10 The Criminalization of Cannabis 41:03 Using Cannabis to Treat Chronic Pain 43:13 Risks of Using Cannabis Daily 47:54 What Does the Future Hold for Cannabis?
(Premieres Wednesday, September 29 at 9PM ET on PBS.)
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