Fact: Cannabis Kills MRSA, Disrupts Prion Diseases

Marijuana is a potent antibiotic that can kill methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and disrupt the progression of prion diseases such as Mad Cow disease and Creutzfeld-Jakob disease — just don’t expect the federal government to tell you any of this.

The factoids come from TheAnswerPage.com – a medical information resource for doctors sponsored by The Massachusetts Medical Society, publisher of the New England Journal of Medicine.

18,656FansLike
0FollowersFollow
67,429FollowersFollow
Support the East Bay Express, local news, donate

Newsletter sign-up

eLert sign-up

Oakland
broken clouds
49.3 ° F
52 °
46 °
83 %
1.4mph
81 %
Fri
61 °
Sat
59 °
Sun
56 °
Mon
57 °
Tue
62 °