The cat’s out of the bag now, isn’t it?
A group of researchers commissioned by the United States government has unwittingly found that cannabis can actually kill cancer cells.
The research was done by a team at St. George’s University of London and found that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) weakened cancer cells and made them more susceptible to radiation treatment.
The study, which was published in 2014 in the medical journal Molecular Cancer Therapies, found “dramatic reductions” in fatal types of brain cancer where cannabinoids were used in conjunction with radiation therapy.
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It’s high time to introduce medical cannabis in Ireland, say healthcare firm
AN Irish healthcare company say it’s high time the government changed the laws on medical cannabis in this country.
GreenLight Health, a medical cannabis research and development firm, based in Dublin, are hoping to spark interest in a fundraising campaign to lobby the government on the matter.
At present people who use cannabis to relieve medical conditions face criminalisation, a €2,750 fine and up to 12 months in prison for a second offence.
“The situation in Ireland at present is unacceptable,” says Dr James Linden, MD of GreenLight Health. “We know from speaking to people with MS, for example, that they are crying out for cannabis-based medicines to relieve their symptoms…… Continue to original article here
Australian firm AusCann strikes landmark deal with island’s government, with expectations cannabis will become a multimillion dollar export industry by 2016
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In April 2013 this film set out to investigate the increasing number of claims that cannabis oil can treat cancer. This has been done through the lives of terminal cancer patients living in the UK.
Chris Bennett takes a look at the fascinating references to cannabis in the Old Testament text that have been suggested by anthropologist Sula Benet and other researchers, with interviews from Prof Carl Ruck, Dr. Ethan Russo, David Hillman PhD., as well as drug historians and authors Chris Conrad, Michael Horowitz, Martin Lee, and Michael Aldrich. Included is a discussion of the linguistics behind the theory as well as a look at the references in context of the Biblical story line and the use of cannabis by the surrounding cultures who influenced the Jewish cosmology, such as the Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Canaanites and Scythians.