Cannabis Treatment Helps 9-Year-Old Boy Speak His First Words

Cannabis Treatment Helps 9-Year-Old Boy Speak His First Words

by Beth Greenfield, Yahoo Parenting News

Though Kalel Santiago of Puerto Rico is only 9 years old, he’s already endured some adult-level struggles. At just 10 months, he was diagnosed with the rare childhood cancer neuroblastoma, and […]

Pot Slows Cancer in Test Tube

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Pot Slows Cancer in Test Tube

by Daniel J. DeNoon, WebMD Health News

THC and another marijuana-derived compound slow the spread of cervical and lung cancers, test-tube studies suggest.

The new findings add to the fast-growing number of animal and cell-culture studies showing different anticancer effects for cannabinoids, […]

Top 10 Health Benefits of Marijuana

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Top 10 Health Benefits of Marijuana

by Marco Torres, PreventDisease

There is no plant on Earth more condemned than marijuana. We’re talking about a living organism which governments have taken upon themselves to designate as an illegal substance. Despite no existing evidence of anyone ever dying of a […]

Rick Simpson’s Cannabis Oil

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Rick Simpson’s Hemp Oil

A Natural Cure For Cancer

Message from Rick

On November 25th, 2009, one day before I was crowned the Freedom Fighter of the Year at the Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam, I received word that I have been raided again by the RCMP. I contacted Tim Hunter at […]

The Medical Necessity for Medicinal Cannabis

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The Medical Necessity for Medicinal Cannabis

by Gil Bar-Sela, Marina Vorobeichik, Saher Drawsheh, Anat Omer, Victoria Goldberg, and Ella Muller

Prospective, Observational Study Evaluating the Treatment in Cancer Patients on Supportive or Palliative Care

Cancer patients using cannabis report better influence from the plant extract than from synthetic […]

Cannabis Compounds Reduce Multi-drug resistant Infections

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Cannabis Compounds Reduce Multi-drug resistant Infections

Dr. Robert Melamede, PhD., Director and Chief Science Officer, reported to the Board on the current state of research into the use of natural plant cannabinoids to reduce the spread of drug-resistant bacteria, including methicillin-resistant Staphyloccus aureus (MRSA), and the prospects for development of topical whole-cannabis treatments.

According […]

Marijuana and Gliomas / Cancer

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Marijuana and Gliomas / Cancer

Gliomas (tumors in the brain) are especially aggressive malignant forms of cancer, often resulting in the death of affected patients within one to two years following diagnosis. There is no cure for gliomas and most available treatments provide only minor symptomatic relief.

A review of the modern scientific literature […]

Cannabis Smoke and Cancer

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Cannabis Smoke and Cancer

Presumptions regarding cannabis use as a risk factor for the development of certain types of cancer, particularly lung cancer, warrant critical examination. Epidemiologic studies over the past several decades have established causation between alcohol consumption and cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, esophagus, liver, colon and rectum, among others. […]

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