We hypothesized that there would be a positive association between marijuana use and lung cancer, and that the association would be more positive with heavier use. What we found instead was no association at all, and even a suggestion of some protective effect.
Dr. Tod Mikuriya, one of the world’s foremost authorities on the uses of medical Cannabis. He has few peers in his clinical knowledge of Cannabis’ therapeutic uses, efficacy, history, culture, policies, routes of administration and potential for abuse.
This stability is known as homeostasis, which endocannabinoids promote at the most basic levels. These endocannabinoids regulate homeostasis through a wide variety of mechanisms
The endocannabinoid anandamide has been reported to affect breast cancer growth at multiple levels, by inhibiting proliferation, migration and invasiveness in vitro and in vivo and by directly inhibiting angiogenesis.
Human breast milk naturally contains many of the same cannabinoids found in marijuana, which are actually extremely vital for proper human development.
Endocannabinoids have been detected in maternal milk and activation of CB1 (cannabinoid receptor type 1) receptors appears to be critical for milk sucking and activating oral-motor musculature.
There are more than 480 natural components found within the Cannabis plant, of which 66 have been classified as “cannabinoids.” Cannabinoids are groups of chemical compounds that affect body and mind through their interaction with special receptors.
Cannabis as a recovery treatment is controversial, not least because there is conflicting research about whether Cannabis is or is not addictive.
“Harm reduction” is a treatment approach that seeks to minimize the occurrence of drug/alcohol addiction and its impacts on the addict/alcoholic and society at large.
Hemp seeds are from low-THC varieties of Cannabis sativa. The modern usage of the word ‘hemp’ is reserved for plants that meet the legal requirement of containing 0.3% THC or less
A common understanding of cannabis could prevent needless arrests and prosecutions, free up law enforcement to focus on serious crime, and save California’s communities millions of dollars.