New Study: Cannabis Can Prevent Cancer Caused By Cigarette Consumption

A recent study published by the journal J-Stage as well as the National Institute of Health has found that cannabidiol – a compound found in cannabis – is effective at blocking a certain enzymeMarihuana joint which is known to cause cancer, and is produced in large amounts when cigarettes are consumed. THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinoand) and CBE (cannabielsoin) were also found to be effective at preventing this enzyme.

“These results suggest that the pentylresorcinol structure in CBD [cannabidiol] may have structurally important roles in direct CYP1A1 inhibition, although the whole structure of CBD is required for overall inhibition”, according to researchers.

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