WA’s Catholic Homes tests cannabis oil with dementia residents

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The aged care, retirement living, and home care operator has been selected by the University of Notre Dame, in partnership with Israel’s MGC Pharmaceuticals, to conduct the 14-month clinical trial.

50 volunteer residents with mild dementia will be given the medical cannabis oil Cognicann by an oral spray.

They will be testing for a reduction of anxiety, aggression, insomnia and hallucinations. They will also test for an increase in appetite (a case of the “munchies”!)