Cannabis kills brain cancer cells in petri dishes so Australian researchers are embarking on a clinical trial to determine if it kills those cells in live patients too.

Up to 82 patients suffering from glioma, an aggressive form of brain tumor, will be selected to take high THC medicinal cannabis orally for three months, while still undergoing standard treatment.

It's hoped the cannabis will not only slow the growth of tumors and improve patients' quality of life, but actually kill the cancer cells and prevent a re-occurrence.

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Tiffanie Turnbull ~ Australian Associated Press via The Australian

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