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The cannabis paradox: when age matters

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New evidence in mouse models reveals that exposure to Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive component in Cannabis sativa, might improve cognitive performance in aging animals.

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  1. Andrés Ozaita is in the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.

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  2. Ester Aso is in the Pathological Anatomy Service, Bellvitge University Hospital, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Center for Networked Biomedical Research–Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIBERNED), Carlos III Health Institute, Madrid, Spain.

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