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UCLA Looks At Cannabis and Cancer

UCLA Looks At Cannabis and Cancer

The UCLA Simms/Mann Center for Integrative Oncology, which has offered free psychosocial care for cancer patients and their families for 22 years, kicked off its 2015 “Insights into Cancer” lecture series with a panel on medicinal marijuana and cancer on January 13.

The panel featured two psychiatrists, Garth Ter ry and Thomas Strouse, and public policy professor Mark Kleiman, who was recently hired to develop an implementation scheme for the state of Washington’s legalized recreational marijuana.

It was a well attended event; however the issues addressed during the night (safety, addiction, withdrawal) didn’t seem to match the concerns of the...


Video: Using Hemp Oil to Fight Cancer

Video: Using Hemp Oil to Fight Cancer

Hemp oil extract CBD being promoted as alternative health treatment for cancer, epilepsy. A 3-year-old Florida girl battling brain cancer is now in San Diego hoping to heal by using a treatment found in a form of cannabis. Dahlia Barnhart is better than she’s been in months. Her mother thanks doctor’s and nurses for saving her little girl’s life with conventional surgery and with chemo-therapy but she drew the line at radiation, and that’s where the hemp oil comes into play.

“Her quality of life was deeply Diminished, and the CBD seems to me to almost overnight have given that...


Bills Legalizing Cannabidiol Oil Advance In Georgia, Utah

Bills Legalizing Cannabidiol Oil Advance In Georgia, Utah

Bills to legalize the marijuana extract cannabidiol were passed by the Georgia House of Representatives and the Utah House of Representatives on Monday.

Both bills passed with overwhelming majorities and now head to the state Senates in both legislatures for approval. If Georgia’s HB 885 is passed, Georgia would become the first state in the South with a working medical marijuana law.

While cannabidiol comes from the marijuana plant, it’s a non-psychoactive compound that is low in THC, meaning it does not produce a “high.” But the extract, also known as CBD, may help relieve severe seizure syndromes. Supporting that...


Video: Scientific Medical Proof That THC/CBD (Cannabis) Can Cure Cancers And Stop Seizures

Video: Scientific Medical Proof That THC/CBD (Cannabis) Can Cure Cancers And Stop Seizures

From the video….

“We need more study, but let me tell ya, I met a girl with almost the exact same situation, something known as Dravet Syndrome. It’s a girl that was having 300 seizures a week, she’s know down to three or four a month because of medical cannabis. Keep in mind she was on lots of different anti-seizure medications, seven of them at one time, and none of them really worked for her. If you look at about 41 kids now around the nation with Dravet’s, all of them have had some improvement with medical cannabis. Several of...


Did you know the human brain produces its own Cannabis? Watch “The Scientist: Raphael Mechoulam”

Did you know the human brain produces its own Cannabis? Watch “The Scientist: Raphael Mechoulam”

Article by ProjectCBD.org, on July 31, 2015

TEL AVIV, Israel (EuropaWire): In 1964 Professor Raphael Mechoulam was on a public bus carrying 5 kilos of premium Lebanese hashish in a plastic bag to his laboratory at the Weitzmann Institute in Rehovot. That noticeably fragrant bus ride turned out to be a fateful one, as Mechoulam used his haul to discover the psychoactive component in Cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). It was a discovery that had eluded scientists for decades. Twenty years later, Mechoulam ascertained that THC interacts with the...