Category: Cannabis

Cannabis Exerts Powerful Neuroprotective Effects and May Soon Be Used in Stroke and Cardiac Emergencies

By Marco Torres Guest writer for Wake Up World Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 100 active cannabinoids in cannabis. It accounts for 40 percent of the plant’s extract and is widely considered to be one of it’s most powerful constituents that heals cells. Emergency teams in cardiac and stroke units may soon use CBD’s neuroprotective effects to

New Research Just Confirmed That Cannabis Kills Leukemia Cells

  Leukemia, which is prevalent in both children and adults, is a bone marrow cancer that results in an abnormal production of white blood cells. These abnormal cells accumulate and ultimately outnumber healthier cells within one’s bone marrow. Leukemia negatively affects the immune system and can rapidly progress, leading most physicians to quickly respond to

US Federal Government Confirms: Marijuana Kills Certain Cancer Cells And Could Cure Brain Tumors

It is easy to say that marijuana is close to being legalized by the United States Federal Government. As it stands, marijuana is classified as a Schedule I drug by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). This means that marijuana is one of the most strictly regulated drugs, apparently because it is considered to have “no medicinal value” to the public.

More Evidence: Marijuana Causes Cancer Cells To Commit Suicide

Christina Sanchez, a molecular biologist from Compultense University in Madrid, first reported in 1998 that TetraHydroCannabinol (THC), the primary psychoactive component of cannabis, induces tumor cell suicide while leaving healthy non-tumor cells alone. She discovered that when exposed to THC, tumor cells not only ceased to multiply and proliferate but also destroyed themselves, both in lab tests

Cannabis Combo Therapy Triples Pancreatic Cancer Survival Rate

An international team of scientists has found that adding an already clinically approved component of medicinal cannabis to standard chemotherapy can improve survival times threefold in mice with pancreatic cancer. They suggest that if the results can be replicated in human trials, the dual therapy could quickly become adopted for routine use, and ultimately prolong