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Can marijuana treat glaucoma?

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Studies from the 1970s reported that smoking marijuana could lower eye pressure, but other studies have been inconclusive. Newer reviews by the National Eye Institute and the Institute of Medicine show no scientific evidence that marijuana is more effective than the drugs currently available.

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National Eye Institute. 

Glaucoma Research Foundation.

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on December 07, 2017

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National Eye Institute. 

Glaucoma Research Foundation.

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on December 07, 2017

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