Banner Alzheimer's Institute facilitates meeting on CBD for Dementia


.....more and more caregivers, even some providers, are considering alternatives like CBD and THC.



In June, the community group Dementia Friendly Tempe hosted a talk about medical marijuana and dementia. It was a packed house.


Jan Dougherty is the special projects coordinator with the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute. She helped facilitate the meeting.


"And so caregivers are saying, "hey, I heard marijuana is being used or somebody is using gummies," and we just felt it was time to have an informed talk by a physician to really help caregivers and the general community understand what marijuana may do or may not do and the reality is, we don’t really know," said Dougherty. Read more here

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