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

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



Medical Marijuana for Mesothelioma | Mesothelioma.net

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

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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.

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.

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Marijuana: How Does It Affect You?

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?



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

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



Marijuana Appears to Benefit Mental Health: Study | TIME

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



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

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



DEA could reclassify marijuana, allowing doctors to conduct more research

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




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

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.