In Israel, a certified “marijuana instructor” named Zach Klein has administered marijuana to dozens of demented nursing home patients with startling improvements in some, including one with Parkinson’s disease who signed his name for the first time in years.

Cannabis use in a nursing home setting

Zach Klein Summery of the Talk – Cannabis use in a nursing home setting Cannabis, as a whole plant material, is prescribed under strict regulation in Israel for a few indications and as a last line of treatment. “Hadarim” is a state run 36 bed skilled nursing facility. Patients admitted have difficulties coping with the…