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Five things about medical cannabis that mainstream media won’t tell you

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The federal government frequently funds and “pushes” studies through mainstream media that tout the dangers of cannabis.  Here are five scientific findings about medical cannabis that have not been mentioned in mainstream media.  Click […]

Studies show that cannabinoids may help fight certain breast cancers

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Justin Kander

2/28/2015

www.MedicalJane.com

For years, studies have suggested cannabinoids fight different forms of breast cancer. THC has been shown to induce apoptosis in ErbB2-positive breast cancer cells and inhibit tumor growth in animals. CBD is known to work […]

How cannabis helps you sleep

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Learn the six ways cannabis improves your sleep and the reasons behind it.  Click here for the article.

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Novemeber 25, 2013

Study shows that marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancers

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Scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco have found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer. Read more 

 

 

THC may slow or stop Alzheimer’s Disease

A preclinical study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, suggest that very small doses of THC slow down the production of thebeta-amyloid protein, which builds up to create plaques in the brain, an accumulation of which is a known in Alzheimer’s disease.  Read more 

 

New research on cannabis and cancer tumors

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“THC, the major active component of marijuana, has anti-cancer properties,” Dr. Peter McCormick, a researcher from University of East Anglia in England and co-author of the study, said in a statement. “This compound is known to […]

Study claims that medical cannabis may reduce suicide rates

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The study, co-written by professors from Montana State, San Diego State, and the University of Colorado at Denver, analyzed 17 years worth of statistics in search of shifts in suicide rates per 10,000 people in […]

Why Marinol is less effective than Cannabis.

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While science has not yet shown the exact role or mechanism for all these various compounds, evidence is mounting that these compounds work better together than in isolation: That is the “entourage effect.”

Take the case […]

Sanjay Gupta is even more convinced with medical marijuana’s therapeutic effects

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I have met with hundreds of patients, dozens of scientists and the curious majority who simply want a deeper understanding of this ancient plant. I have sat in labs and personally analyzed the molecules […]

Marijuana May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

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Gary Wenk, PhD, professor of neuroscience, immunology and medical genetics at Ohio State University, has studied how to combat brain inflammation for over 25 years.

His research has led him to a class of compounds known as […]