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Marijuana May Fight Lung Tumors

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Article from CBS News Apr 17, 2007 Charlene Laino Cannabis Compound Slows Cancer Spread In Mice, Researchers Say (WebMD) Cannabis may be bad for the lungs, but the active ingredient in marijuana may help combat lung cancer, new research suggests. In lab and mouse studies, the compound, known as THC, cut lung tumor growth in [...]

Cannabinoids have been shown to reduce the invasiveness of cancer cells

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Journal of the National Cancer Institute December 25, 2007 Oxford University Press Inhibition of Cancer Cell Invasion by Cannabinoids via Increased Expression of Tissue Inhibitor of Matrix Metalloproteinases-1 Background Cannabinoids, in addition to having palliative benefits in cancer therapy, have been associated with anticarcinogenic effects. Although the antiproliferative activities of cannabinoids have been intensively investigated, [...]

Cannabinoids may also have an anti-cancer effect

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

West Australian, Australia 21 Jan 2008 NEW STUDY SHOWS MARIJUANA MAY FIGHT CANCER HAMBURG – The active ingredient in marijuana may suppress tumour invasion in highly invasive cancers, according to new research in Germany. Cannabinoids, the active components in marijuana, are already used medically to reduce the side effects of cancer treatment, such as pain, [...]

THC in Hemp Foods and Cosmetics: The Appropriate Risk Assessment

Sunday, January 27th, 2002

[Ed: Dr. Geiwitz was part of the Ad Hoc Committee on Hemp Risks, an impartial scientific organization commisioned by Health Canada to assess the risks of hemp-based food and cosmetic products. This paper is a cornucopia of knowledge just waiting to be soaked up by your brains about the effects of THC, other cannabanoids, and [...]

Hemp: America’s Answer for Energy Self-Sufficiency

Tuesday, January 8th, 2002

By Milton John Kleim, Jr. I have never smoked a joint, nor consumed cannabis for intoxication. I have my personal reasons for this, and it is my personal choice, not because a lawyer said it is “illegal.” However, as one who reveres Nature, I respect all of Mother Earth, including each green plant that grows [...]

Health Risks of Marijuana Use (James Geiwitz, Ph.D.)

Wednesday, September 19th, 2001

Health Risks of Marijuana Useby James Geiwitz, Ph.D. September 19, 2001 Contents 1.0: INTRODUCTION 2.0: THE TOXICOLOGY OF THC 2.1: Genetic Effects 2.2: Pregnancy and Offspring 2.2.1: Pregnancy 2.2.2: Birth defects and brain development 2.3: Hormonal Systems and Reproductive Capabilities 2.4: Immune System 2.4.1: Suppression versus enhancement 2.4.2: Humans and disease 2.5: THC and Cancer [...]