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Marijuana Superstore Opens In Seattle

A building in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood, instead of a state-run liquor store, now holds “the Whole Foods of weed,” according to the man who owns the business inside. Green Ambrosia opened last Saturday and is the…

Marijuana Cuts Growth of Lung Cancer Tumor in Half

  • THC-chemical-structureDelta-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana, has the potential to cut tumor growth in common lung cancer in half and significantly reduce the ability of the cancer to spread. This finding was disclosed by researchers at Harvard University who tested the chemical in both lab and mouse studies. The compound inhibits EGF-induced growth and migration in epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) expressing non-small cell lung cancer cell lines. It is worthwhile to note that lung cancers, which are characterized by over-expression of EGFR, are generally highly aggressive and resistant to chemotherapy. The active marijuana ingredient is similar in function to endocannabinoids a…

Marijuana Eases Nerve Pain

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    Smoking Pot Could Ease Nerve Pain Smoking pot may ease nerve pain at the expense of certain mental skills, according to a research on medical mar
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Medical Marijuana Facts

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    When it comes to treating mild-to-severe health problems, millions of people and physicians worldwide trust the medical benefits of cannabi…
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Marijuana THC Has Anti-Cancer Properties

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    Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana, has the ability to target cancerous brain cells for destruction without ca…
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Marijuana Alleviates HIV/AIDS Symptoms

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    According to a study published in Clinical Nursing Research, published by SAGE, those in the United States living with HIV/AIDS are more likel…
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Pain and Inflammation Targeted by THC

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    Researchers are developing a marijuana-derived synthetic compound for relieving pain and inflammation without the mood-altering side eff…
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Rheumatoid Arthritis Marijuana Treatment

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    The use of cannabis for treating the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis is commonly self-reported by patients with the disease. According to an…
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