Yo, what’s up everybody? It’s your boy Dan coming at you with some real talk about the cannabis industry. One of the biggest problems we face is all the negativity surrounding Mary Jane. You feel me? People always focusing on the negative effects of weed instead of the positive ones.
Like check this out, there are all these studies out here saying that smoking weed can mess up your lungs or lower your IQ. But they don’t want to talk about how cannabis could help people with glaucoma and improve eyesight. That ain’t right, fam.
Let’s break it down for a minute. You know that THC in weed that makes you feel good? Well, it can also lower your blood pressure and increase blood flow throughout your body. That means it could decrease pressure in your eyes and help with glaucoma, which is a disease that affects your optic nerve.
Now, I ain’t saying weed is a miracle cure for glaucoma or anything like that. It only works for a few hours at a time, so you’d have to use it multiple times a day to really manage the condition. Plus, you can’t be driving or working heavy machinery when you’re high, so that’s a problem too.
But there is some research out there that suggests cannabis might be able to slow down the process of blindness. A study from Spain found that rats with a degenerative eye disease called retinitis pigmentosa had better vision after being treated with a synthetic form of THC. And babies exposed to marijuana in the womb had better vision and were better at tracking moving objects than babies who weren’t exposed.
Now, I ain’t saying you should be smoking weed while you’re pregnant or anything like that. That’s not cool, and there are plenty of negative effects associated with using cannabis during pregnancy.
But it does make you wonder if there’s some connection between cannabis and visual processing in the brain. Like, what if smoking a little kief could actually help you see better at night? There are stories from Moroccan fishermen who claim that’s the case, and even a study that found they had improved night vision after smoking weed.
At the end of the day, we need more research into the positive effects of cannabis on eyesight. It’s not fair to ignore all the potential benefits just because some people are stuck in their negative ways. People with glaucoma and other eye conditions deserve to know if cannabis could help them.
So let’s keep pushing for more studies and keep an open mind about the possibilities. Mary Jane might just surprise us yet. Peace out, y’all.