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Marijuana: The Taboo Medicine

As an excuse to scapegoat and jail people, government insists:
"The claim that marijuana is an efficacious medicine is a lie." And, "Relying on the same scientific standards used to judge all other drugs, FDA experts 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...

Nine Types of Cancer That Can be Killed by Cannabis

September 11, 2015

"Christina Sanchez, a molecular biologist from Compultense University in Madrid, Spain, has been studying the molecular activity of cannabinoids for more than 10 years, and during this time she and her colleagues have learned that tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the primary psychoactive component of cannabis, induces tumor cell "suicide" while leaving healthy cells alone."

Cannabis Cures Many Forms of Cancer

June 26, 2013

By Michael Taillard, professional economist, published author and board member of NORML Nebraska

There's still a lot of confusion across the nation about whether or not marijuana is effective for cancer patients. Odds are you've heard something about it but weren't sure whether the information was reliable or definitive. So, in order to help clear things up, here is a list of 25 studies showing that marijuana cures cancer, categorized by the type of cancers being cured in each study. As you sort through the articles, note that the consistent theme between them is that marijuana shrinks tumors and selectively targets cancer cells. As bills and voter initiatives to legalize medical marijuana spread from state to state, remember that we're not just talking about mitigating the side effects of chemo (though this is another viable use), we're talking about curing the cancer itself as well as preventing its spread. I've taken the liberty of only including articles from credible scientific journals, removing any biased or otherwise improperly cited studies. Enjoy!

Cures Brain Cancer

Cures Mouth and Throat Cancer

Cures Breast Cancer

Cures Lung Cancer

Cures Uterine, Testicular, and Pancreatic Cancers

Cures Prostate Cancer

Cures Colorectal Cancer

Cures Ovarian Cancer

Curse Blood Cancer

Cures Skin Cancer

Cures Liver Cancer

Cures Biliary Tract Cancer

Cures Bladder Cancer

Cures Cancer in General

source: June 2013

NEW! May 2013 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..." more (May 2013)

Dec 2007 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. more (December 2007)

April 2007 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. more (April 2007)

June 2006 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... more (June 2006)

August 2004 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)... (August 2004)

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. (June 2004)

New Study Explains How Pot Kills Cancer Cells ... THC and natural cannabinoids counteract cancer, but preserve normal cells. ... Cannabinoids inhibit tumor angiogenisis (Nov. 2003)

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.
Milton NG.
"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

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  • Marihuana-the Forbidden Medicine


    1. re: scapegoating
      " 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

      see also: Drug War Propaganda Theme #1: Drug Associated With Hated Subgroup or Foreign Enemy

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