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Cannabis and Cannabinoids (PDQ®)—Health Professional Version – National Cancer Institute

Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of Cannabis and cannabinoids in the treatment of cancer-related side effects, such as nausea and vomiting.

This summary contains the following key information:

  • Cannabis has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years.
  • By federal law, the possession of Cannabis is illegal in the United States, except within approved research settings; however, a growing number of states, territories, and the District of Columbia have enacted laws to legalize its medical use.
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved Cannabis as a treatment for cancer or any other medical condition.
  • Chemical components of Cannabis, called cannabinoids, activate specific receptors throughout the body to produce pharmacologic effects, particularly in the central nervous system and the immune system.
  • Commercially available cannabinoids, such as dronabinol and nabilone, are approved drugs for the treatment of cancer-related side effects.
  • Cannabinoids may have benefits in the treatment of cancer-related side effects.

Source: Cannabis and Cannabinoids (PDQ®)—Health Professional Version – National Cancer Institute



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Medical Marijuana for Mesothelioma | Mesothelioma.net

Mesothelioma patients looking for alternative treatments may turn to cannabis and evidence is growing that it may help relieve symptoms.

Source: Medical Marijuana for Mesothelioma | Mesothelioma.net

You can also check out information about Mesothelioma here: https://mesothelioma.net/mesothelioma/



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High Science, As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.

Source: High Science



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Marijuana: How Does It Affect You?

WebMD examines marijuana use, including the physical and psychological effects as well as risks associated with the illegal drug commonly called “pot.”

Source: Marijuana: How Does It Affect You?



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A new study shows marijuana may enhance sex for men and women – Business Insider

Marijuana could be a natural aphrodisiac.

Source: A new study shows marijuana may enhance sex for men and women – Business Insider



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Marijuana Appears to Benefit Mental Health: Study | TIME

A new review suggests cannabis may help mental health disorders

Source: Marijuana Appears to Benefit Mental Health: Study | TIME



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Marijuana may help combat substance abuse, mental health disorders – Medical News Today

A new review suggests marijuana has the potential to treat substance use disorders – such as opioid addiction – and some mental health disorders.

Source: Marijuana may help combat substance abuse, mental health disorders – Medical News Today



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DEA could reclassify marijuana, allowing doctors to conduct more research

Marijuana users wondering if officials will remove it from the same classification as heroin, LSD

Source: DEA could reclassify marijuana, allowing doctors to conduct more research




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Portugal’s Drug Experience: New Study Confirms Decriminalization Was a Success | TIME.com

From the perspective of drug warriors, the criminal laws against drug possession are all that protect Americans from a deluge of drugs, an orgy of marijuana, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine use that would kill children, destroy productivity and basically leave America a smoking hulk of wasteland populated by brain-dead zombies.

Read The Rest Of The Story Here: Portugal’s Drug Experience: New Study Confirms Decriminalization Was a Success | TIME.com.

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Alzheimer’s Caused By Loss of Cannabinoids, Study Shows – Leaf Science

FACT: C-3, C-4 receptors in the Endo-Cannabinoid System wither away from lack of stimulation after a certain period of time. It’s too bad Ronald Reagan & others who suffered from Alzheimer’s were led to believe that they ought to wage a war against cannabis. Ironically, while Reagan was waging war against the herb, cannabinoid deficiency was literally killing him – as his mind deteriorated.

http://www.leafscience.com/2014/06/23/alzheimers-caused-loss-cannabinoids-study-shows/

Alzheimer’s Caused By Loss of Cannabinoids, Study Shows – Leaf Science.

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