Marijuana: The Taboo Medicine
As an excuse to
"The claim that marijuana is an efficacious medicine is a lie."
"Relying on the same scientific standards used to judge all other drugs,
repeatedly have rejected marijuana for medical use."1
But the facts say otherwise. Over and over.
Government and their corporate media shills
try to stifle, spike, and censor the facts.
Government outlaws research into the matter.
The truth comes out...
Smoking Marijuana Reduces Risk of Bladder Cancer
"men who smoked cigarettes increased their risks of bladder cancer,
but that men who smoked marijuana only actually decreased their risks..."
Cannabinoids can inhibit tumor cell growth in highly invasive cancers
A new study has found that Cannabinoids, the active components in marijuana, may aid in inhibiting tumor cell growth in highly invasive cancers.
Although, Cannabinoids are used in reducing the side effects of cancer treatment, such as pain, weight loss, and vomiting, evidences indicate that they might even help in suppressing tumor invasion.
Marijuana Compound Fights Lung Cancer
"Delta-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) cuts tumor growth in half in common lung cancer while impeding the cancer's ability to spread...
The compound "seems to have a suppressive effect on certain lines of cancer cells," explained Dr. Len Horovitz, a pulmonary specialist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
Cannabidiol Dramatically Inhibits Breast Cancer Cell Growth, Study Says
Naples, Italy: Compounds in marijuana inhibit cancer cell growth in animals
and in culture on a wide range of tumoral cell lines, including human breast
carcinoma cells, human prostate carcimona cells, and human colectoral
carcinoma cells, according to preclinical trial data published in the May issue
of the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics...
Marijuana Ingredient Inhibits VEGF Pathway Required for Brain Tumor Blood Vessels
Cannabinoids, the active ingredients in marijuana, restrict the sprouting of blood vessels to brain tumors by inhibiting the expression of genes needed for the production of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)...
Pot Doesn't Increase Oral-cancer Risk, Study Says
... marijuana smokers are no more likely to develop oral cancer than nonusers
latest findings contradict a 1999 California study that implicated regular pot smoking as having markedly higher risks for head and neck cancers.
New Study Explains How Pot Kills Cancer Cells ...
THC and natural cannabinoids counteract cancer, but preserve normal cells. ...
Cannabinoids inhibit tumor angiogenisis
Cannabis protects against Alzheimer's
Anandamide and noladin ether prevent neurotoxicity of the human amyloid-beta peptide.
Neuroscience Letters 2002 Oct 31;332(2):127-30
Department of Molecular Pathology and Clinical Biochemistry, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK.
"These results suggest that activation of the MAPK pathway by either cannabinoids or corticotrophin-releasing hormone could be used to prevent Abeta peptide induced neurodegeneration."
Inhibition of skin tumor growth and angiogenesis in vivo by activation of cannabinoid receptors
J. Clin. Invest. 111:43-50 (2003). doi:10.1172/JCI200316116.
2003, American Society for Clinical Investigation
M. Llanos Casanova1, Cristina Blázquez2, Jesús Martínez-Palacio1, Concepción Villanueva3, M. Jesús Fernández-Aceńero3, John W. Huffman4, José L. Jorcano1 and Manuel Guzmán2
Wonder Drug Cover-Up
Reno News & Review, October 31, 2002
Cannabis is a medicine.
They've proved it not once, not twice, not a hundred times, but thousands of times.
That's how many studies of medical marijuana are available.
Cannabis shrinks tumors;
The U.S. government has known this since the 70s
Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists May Be Novel Class of Anti-Lymphoma Agents
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Jul 25, 2002 - Delta-9-tetrahydrocannibinol (THC), the major component of marijuana, and other cannabinoids induce apoptosis in murine tumors of immune origin.
Pot Shrinks Tumors - Government Knew in '74
The DEA quickly shut down the Virginia study and all further cannabis/tumor research. In 1976, President Gerald Ford put an end to all public cannabis research and granted exclusive research rights to major pharmaceutical companies.
Anticancer activity of cannabinoids
Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Vol. 55, No. 3, September 1975, pp.597-602
RxMarihuana.com: Marihuana-the Forbidden Medicine
Drug users thus are - like the Chinese in the U.S. of 1875 - symbolically ready scapegoats for a hidden curriculum beyond the drug problem. That is to perpetuate and increase the relative social power of the law enforcement system, which by increasingly clandestine practices more and more resembles secret services and the pertaining dangers of a 'state in the state'.
Deamericanizing Drug Policy,
Lorenz Böllinger (Ed.), published in print in 1994 by Peter Lang Publishers ISBN 3-631-47426-1
Drug War Propaganda Theme #1:
Drug Associated With Hated Subgroup or Foreign Enemy