Tag: Cancer

  • 20 Studies Show Endocannabinoids May Help Cure Cancer

    20 Studies Show Endocannabinoids May Help Cure Cancer

    Arjun Walia, writing for collective-evolution.com, compiled a list of 20 studies that suggest cannabis may be of vital use to cancer sufferers. Sufferers might want to investigate these studies to determine if marijuana is the right medicine for them. Here is Walia’s list: Brain Cancer: 1. British Journal of Cancer; Conducted by the Department of…

  • How Cannabis was used to Shrink one of the Most Aggressive Brain Cancers

    How Cannabis was used to Shrink one of the Most Aggressive Brain Cancers

    November 15th, 2014 – Widely proscribed around the world for its recreational uses, cannabis is being used in a number of different therapeutic ways to bring relief for severe medical conditions. Products using cannabinoids, the active components of the cannabis plant, have been licensed for medical use. Sativex, for example, which contains an equal mixture…

  • Scientists In Israel Will Study Anti-Tumor Effects of Cannabis In Cancer Patients

    Scientists In Israel Will Study Anti-Tumor Effects of Cannabis In Cancer Patients

    They’re looking particularly at cannabidiol (CBD), a nonpsychotropic compound in pot. October 22nd, 2014 – Israeli researchers will soon begin evaluating the anti-tumor effects of cannabidiol, a non-psychotropic cannabinoid, in patients with cancer. Researchers at the Hassadah Medical Center in Jerusalem have announced their intent to conduct a Phase II clinical trial to assess the…

  • Researchers Discover How Marijuana Compound Reduces Tumor Growth In Cancer Patients

    Researchers Discover How Marijuana Compound Reduces Tumor Growth In Cancer Patients

    July 16th, 2014 – Scientists have long known that compounds derived from marijuana have some cancer fighting properties, but a recent discovery demonstrates how exactly one compound may fight tumors. Published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the research reveals two previously unknown “signaling platforms” in cells that allow THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis…

  • ‘I’m going to cure it with cannabis!’ Stoner comedy star Tommy Chong claims he will beat cancer using hemp oil

    ‘I’m going to cure it with cannabis!’ Stoner comedy star Tommy Chong claims he will beat cancer using hemp oil

    June 11, 2012 – Miracle cure? Tommy Chong has claimed he will beat prostate cancer using hemp oil. He shot to fame as one half of comedy stoner duo Cheech and Chong. And now comedian Tommy Chong has revealed he is treating his early stage prostate cancer with hemp oil. He revealed his condition during…

  • Michigan: Medical Marijuana as a Treatment for Cancer

    September 30th, 2011 – FERNDALE — When his cancer came back for a fifth time, Michael McShane was desperate for treatment outside of traditional medicine. The last time squamous cell carcinoma left lumpy tumors around his mouth, doctors cut it away and reconstructed his bottom lip by turning out a portion of its inner layer.…

  • Skin Cancer Patient Says Oil From Medical Marijuana Is A Cure

    September 8, 2011 – A Ferndale man claims he’s found a cure for his cancer and it’s now legal in Michigan. Michael McShane claims he’s been using a topical oil made from medical marijuana on the skin cancer on his forehead and in just over two months it’s nearly gone. “I’ve got biopsies, chart notes,…

  • Conflicting Laws Trap Patients on Medical Marijuana

    November 9, 2010 – Marijuana helps Robert Jones deal with nausea and anxiety that come with chemotherapy. He has been dealing with a lot of stress ever since he was told that his rent subsidy would end because marijuana is illegal under federal law. The drug, which was recommended by his doctor, is legal in…

  • Comparison – Alcohol vs. Marijuana

    1. Marijuana is far less addictive than alcohol. Dependence: How difficult it is for the user to quit, the relapse rate, the percentage of people who eventually become dependent, the rating users give their own need for the substance and the degree to which the substance will be used in the face of evidence that…

  • Small Community Cancer Cure Crushed by Big Pharma

    December 31, 2009 – A small Canadian community’s success with curing cancer naturally was recently crushed, forcing its provider into exile in Europe. Rick Simpson had discovered a cure for himself and then had shared it at no cost with others in the small rural town of Maccan, Nova Scotia. Rick offered results without side…