Cannabis Can Cause Cancer Cells to Burst, According to Study

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Cannabinoids can increase a cancer cell’s susceptibility to cytolysis, which occurs when a cell bursts due to an imbalance, according to a study published by the journal Biochemical Pharmacology, and published online by the National Institute of Health.

“Using lung cancer cell lines (A549, H460) and metastatic cells derived from a lung...

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Cannabis May Protect Neurons and Improve Motor Recovery During an Ischemic Stroke, Finds Study

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A new study published in the Journal of Neurochemistry, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis may protect neurons and greatly improve motor recovery during an ischemic stroke. An ischemic stroke is caused by damage to the brain due to an interruption of its blood supply

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PTSD Patients Sue Colorado Over Marijuana Decision

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 DENVER (AP) -- Colorado's decision not to allow marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder has prompted a lawsuit by PTSD sufferers.

Five PTSD patients filed suit Thursday in Denver District Court. They're challenging a July decision by the Colorado Board of Health not to make PTSD the first condition added to Colorado's medical pot eligibility[1] list in 15 years.

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Cannabidiol Protects Against Cocaine-Induced Seizures, Says National Institute of Health Study

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Cannabidiol (CBD), a major non-psychotomimetic constituent of the cannabis plant, protects against cocaine-induced seizures, according to a study published by the U.S. National Institute of Health, and published in print by the journal Neurotoxicology.

“[Cannabidiol] has therapeutic potential for certain psychiatric and neurological...

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