The Medical Cannabis Weekly Review: Breakthroughs in Cancer Research, Managing Social Anxiety, Using Cannabis Roots, and more
In this week’s edition we’ll be discussing a bit about CBD and Cancer, from groundbreaking new clinical trials to a mother fighting for custody over treatment disputes.
Also, we’ll take a look at the age-old medicinal use of cannabis plant roots and a few different ways to incorporate them. Also, can CBD help you find relief from the weight of social anxiety? Many believe the answer is a resounding ‘yes’. All that and more in this week’s Medical Cannabis Weekly Review and Newsletter.
Mechoulam is leading a research team to work on developing cannabis-based treatments for three aggressive forms of cancer: melanoma (skin cancer), neuroblastoma (cancer originating in the surrounding and mostly neural system in children), and glaublastoma (brain cancer).
The ongoing research will be funded by Tel Aviv-listed cannabis producer Cannbit, who will invest an initial $400,000 towards the cannabis research, and an additional $2,000,000 for a commercial medicine license. Former Israeli Air Force commander Eitan Ben Eliyahu is the chairman of Cannbit and Mechoulam is currently operating as head of Cannbit’s scientific advisory committee.
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When doctors told Christina Dixon that they wanted to operate on Kylee and put her on chemotherapy to treat her liver cancer, the young Oregon mother was left with a dilemma. Dixon agreed to 6 months of chemo, but regretted that decision after she saw the effects on Kylee.
Most methods of recycling the hemp plant utilize the stalks of the plant for their strong and hardy quality. But what about cannabis roots? Well, it turns out there is much more value to the humble root than meets the eye. And in fact, it’s no secret – we’ve been using cannabis roots medicinally for thousands of years.
At any given moment, around 15 million Americans are struggling with Social Anxiety Disorder. It typically begins around the age of 13, a crucial time in the development of lifelong social patterns. More and more people are turning to CBD to manage and are finding that it works quite well.
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