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Study Finds THC Inhibits the Growth of Melanoma Skin Cancer

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) inhibits melanoma tumor growth, according to a study published in the October, 2015 issue of the journal Life Science, and published online by the National Institute of Health. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer, killing nearly 10,000 people annually. For the study, researchers examined …

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Study: Cannabis Can Attenuate Damage, Improve Memory Retention Following Stroke

A new study published by the journal Life Science, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabinoid receptor activation – something done naturally by cannabis – can attenuate damage and improve memory retention following a stroke. “We have recently demonstrated that treatment with a cannabinoid CB2 agonist was protective in …

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Study: THC Inhibits the Growth of Melanoma

∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) inhibits melanoma tumor growth, according to a study published in the most recent issue of the journal Life Science, and published online by the National Institute of Health. For the study, researchers “examined the effect of THC, which binds to CB receptors (CB1, CB2), on the growth of the mouse melanoma… in vitro …

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