Marijuana and Cancer

Marijuana and Cancer

Learn how marijuana and drugs derived from the marijuana plant can affect cancer-related symptoms.

Marijuana has been used in herbal remedies for centuries. Scientists have identified many biologically active components in marijuana. These are called cannabinoids. The two best studied components are the chemicals delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (often referred to as THC), and cannabidiol (CBD). Other cannabinoids are being studied.

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