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Marijuana Cancer

Marijuana Drastically Shrinks Aggressive Form Of Brain Cancer: Study

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living

Over the past few years, research has revealed that marijuana can both destroy certain cancer cells and reduce the growth of others. Now, a new study ...

Marijuana May Stop The Spread Of HIV

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living

Marijuana has long been used to effectively treat symptoms associated with HIV, such as chronic pain and weight loss. But a growing body of research s...

Postcards From Lebanon: Part 10 in a Series of Cancer-Related Commentary

James Stack | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
James Stack

"Fly me to the moon..." (Bart Howard) Previously I had reported that I had tried to get a prescription -- approval -- for medical marijuana. My oncol...

Matt Ferner

Marijuana Compounds Can Kill Some Cancer Cells: Study | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living

A scientist in the United Kingdom has found that compounds derived from marijuana can kill cancerous cells found in people with leukemia, a form of ca...

Good Health News For Marijuana Smokers

Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.20.2013 | Los Angeles

As marijuana becomes more accepted -- and in some places, legal -- a UCLA researcher has reexamined the question: does smoking marijuana cause lung ca...

Marijuana Reduces Risk Of Common Type Of Cancer, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.14.2013 | Los Angeles

People who smoke marijuana may be less likely to get bladder cancer than those who smoke cigarettes, a new study says. Kaiser Permanente researcher...

Robin Wilkey

UNBELIEVABLE: Scientists Find Marijuana Can Stop Spread Of Cancer | Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.21.2012 | San Francisco

A pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in m...

Marijuana Use Linked With Increased Risk Of Testicular Cancer: Study

Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living

Recreational marijuana use has been linked to an increased risk of testicular cancer, particularly the more dangerous non-seminoma and mixed germ cell...

Weed Vs. Cocaine: The Health Risk

| Posted 09.10.2012 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By Susanne Rust Smoking pot as a teenager can double a man’s risk of getting testicular ...

The Marijuana Myth: What If Everything You Think You Know About This Plant Is Wrong?

Laurel Dewey | Posted 11.04.2012 | Fifty
Laurel Dewey

A strange thing kept happening. The more I dug into what some opponents refer to as "the green menace," the more I continued to find research studies I wasn't aware existed.

World's First Pot-Based Prescription Drug Seeks FDA Approval

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — A quarter-century after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first prescription drugs based on the main psychoacti...

Cannabis Rx: Cutting Through The Misinformation

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

After more than 70 years of misinformation about this botanical remedy, I am delighted that we are finally gaining a mature understanding of its immense therapeutic potential.