Marijuana Disrupts Cancer Pathway of Cigarettes

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According to new research conducted in Japan; chemicals in marijuana (THC and CBD) block the activity of a cancer causing enzyme that is common in cigarette smokers.

The researchers concluded that these compounds could be useful in the treatment of cancer.
“Accordingly, CBD and its related compounds, which are potent inhibitors of CYP1A1 activity, would be useful as a lead compound in anticancer chemotherapy.”

Compounds like THC and CBD are starting to take on a major role in cancer research, as many studies have identified their ability to kill cancer cells directly.