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Marijuana Disrupts Cancer Pathway of Cigarettes

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 […]

Weed stops HIV

The word cure might be a stretch, but the chemical THC in cannabis has been shown that it can actually weaken HIV infection not just alleviate symptoms. Researchers at the Temple University School of Medicine in Pennsylvania found that compounds related to THC stimulate the cannabinoid type 2 (CB2) receptor in white blood cells, which […]