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CBD-Rich Cannabis May Fight Colon Cancer, Study Shows

Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound in cannabis, shows promise as a treatment for a variety of cancers. Now, for the first time, researchers have found that cannabis rich in CBD can slow the progress of colon cancer in live animal models. Using a botanical extract made from high-CBD cannabis, researchers from Italy and the UK were able to reduce pre-cancerous lesions

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Marijuana Helped Teen Fight Leukemia, Say Doctors

A 17-year-old Ontario girl showed significant improvements after turning to cannabis to fight aggressive leukemia, according to two doctors who reported her case. Using high doses of marijuana extract, prepared via methods outlined by well-known cannabis activist Rick Simpson, the patient experienced rapid reductions in leukemic cell counts. Local doctors Yadvinder Singh, MD and Chamandeep Bali, ND detailed the case

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Study: CBD Inhibits Brain Cancer Through Multiple Pathways

New research provides a better understanding of how CBD can be used to battle brain cancer, suggesting that marijuana-based therapies may target multiple pathways of the disease. Investigators from Spain, Italy and Canada now have evidence that cannabidiol (CBD) – a non-psychoactive chemical found in marijuana – exerts a combination of anti-cancer effects at the molecular level. Published last month

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10 Ways Marijuana Can Help Cancer Patients

Marijuana can offer a wide range of benefits to patients with cancer, as a recent study from Israel found. Most recognize medical marijuana to be helpful for cancer patients in some way or another. Yet marijuana’s legal status has prevented researchers in many countries from providing thorough evidence. Instead, scientists are limited to studying the effects of chemicals isolated from

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Cannabinoids Destroy Leukemia Cells, New Study Finds

New research from the University of London suggests chemicals in marijuana could be used to fight leukemia. Published online in Anticancer Research, researchers at the Department of Oncology at St. George’s, University of London studied six different cannabinoids and found each to have anti-cancer action on leukemia cells. Lead author Wai Liu, Ph.D explained the results of the latest study

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Anandamide May Serve Anticancer Role In Skin Cancer

Researchers from Italy and Switzerland say that a naturally-occurring chemical with similar activity as marijuana may have a role in fighting aggressive forms of skin cancer. Cancer scientists have recently turned their attention to a class of chemicals called cannabinoids. While marijuana is a well known source of cannabinoids – including THC and CBD – the body also produces some

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Marijuana May Turn Off DNA Linked To Skin Cancer And Other Diseases

Marijuana may be the key to treating a wide range of skin diseases at the gene level, according to new research from Italy. The study, published online in the British Journal of Pharmacology, shows that chemicals in marijuana have the potential to stop harmful DNA activity that underlies diseases like skin cancer and allergies. “Our findings may lead to the

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Study: CBD May Reduce Pain, Slow Disease In Breast Cancer Patients

A new study suggests that a compound in marijuana could help manage pain as well as slow disease progression in patients undergoing breast cancer treatment. While cannabidiol (CBD) has shown anti-cancer effects in previous studies, recent research from Temple University’s School of Pharmacy in Philadelphia and the California Pacific Medical Center points to a more comprehensive role of CBD in

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