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what is ALS (AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS)?

ALS, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a disease affecting your motor neurons of the spinal cord, which causes progressive weakness and atrophy of muscles.

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*Current research does not guarantee that cannabinoids will cure any condition. However, a growing body of ongoing studies does suggest that these cannabinoids could offer treatment potential for a variety of physical and mental conditions.