Study Finds Cannabis Better Than Toothpaste When it Comes to Stopping Cavities

Pot users have one more reason to flash those pearly whites.

A study published in the January edition of the Cureus Journal of Medical Science, has concluded that specific cannabinoids found in marijuana — namely CBD, CBC, CBN, CBG and CBGA — were better at wiping out colonies of bacteria than Oral B, Colgate and Cannabite F, a plant-based toothpaste, Mary Jane reports.

“Cannabinoids have the potential to be used as an effective antibacterial agent against dental plaque-associated bacteria,” researchers wrote in the paper. “Moreover, it provides a safer alternative for synthetic antibiotics to reduce the development of drug resistance.”

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