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.

Click here to read the complete article

Tiffanie Turnbull ~ Australian Associated Press via The Australian

Recent News Articles

Sunday August 18

Weed From Well-Known Lifestyle Brands Is Next Stage of Legal Cannabis

in Shopping

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

In July, to commemorate their first anniversary, a Colorado couple in their 30s wanted a…

162 hits

Monday August 19

Top Trending Cannabis Strains for College-Aged Consumers

in Cannabis News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

In some places, the legal age to consume cannabis is 18 with a medical card;…

611 hits

Monday August 19

‘The system is swamped.’ Canada can’t keep up with requests to study cannabis

in Medical News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The Canadian government is scrambling to respond to a glut of license applications for cannabis…

333 hits

Tuesday August 20

Wasn’t the DEA Going to Let Others Grow Research-Grade Cannabis?

in Science

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Arizona-based researcher Dr. Sue Sisley is spearheading an extraordinary lawsuit against the U.S. Drug Enforcement…

168 hits

Tuesday August 20

California’s legal marijuana will outsell the black market in 5 years, forecast says

in U.S. News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

California’s black market for marijuana still rakes in more cash than the state’s legal cannabis…

172 hits