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Cannabis Shows Great Promise in Treating Cancer—Let’s Not Wreck It With Hyperbole

There is little doubt that cannabis plays a very important role as a treatment option for cancer—which is why it’s so important to eschew cure-related hyperbole.

Dealing With Breast Cancer: How Cannabis Can Help Patients Cope

Two breast cancer patients share their experiences about how cannabis has impacted their quality of life, both during and after treatment.

Leafly Investigation: California Has a Dirty Cannabis Problem

Pesticides, molds, and other pathogens are turning up in medical cannabis across California. Rules are coming, but until then it's "buyer beware."

Cannabis Drug Could Extend Lives of Brain Cancer Patients, Study Finds

A new cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical has extended the lives of brain cancer patients in a clinical trial.

Utah Republicans Laying Groundwork to Expand Medical Marijuana

Lawmakers presented outlines of measures they're planning to introduce at the next legislative session that would expand legal uses of medical marijuana.

Japanese Medical Marijuana Activist Dies While Awaiting Trial

Japanese medical marijuana activist Masamitsu Yamamoto died Monday of liver failure while awaiting trial for cannabis possession, a crime that carries a minimum sentence of five years in prison.

Leafly Medical Studies Roundup: Is Cannabis Addictive Because We ‘Prefer It Over Fruit’?

NIDA concludes that long-term cannabis use is associated with altered activity in the brain’s reward processing pathways, plus studies on alcoholism and PTSD, liver cancer, and more.

These Cancer Survivors Share Their Preferred Cannabis Strains

On National Cancer Survivors Day, we share the stories and favorite cannabis strains of cancer patients and survivors who deal with chemotherapy, medication side effects, and more.

Brazil Approves U.S. Cannabis Product RSHO as Imported Medication to Treat Cancer

Brazil has approved the import of Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s CBD hemp oil product, RSHO, as a prescription medication for cancer. Brazil's heath care system will subsidize its cost.

Can Cannabis Cure Cancer?

Because cancer affects so many people, it’s natural to want confirmation that cannabis can, without question, cure cancer. But can it? What does the research indicate?

Cannabis and Cancer

Cannabis contains at least 85 different types of cannabinoids, and their impact in treating cancer symptoms and the side effects of therapies is quite promising.

Cancer Sucks and Cannabis Can Help – If the Feds Would Let It

The American Cancer Society estimates that this year, there will be nearly 1.7 million new cancer cases diagnosed and close to 600,000 deaths, which is why we need more cannabis research.

Year in Review: 2015’s Biggest Moments in Cannabis

It’s been a year of notable progress for cannabis. Here's a roundup of some of the biggest victories we saw in 2015.

Cannabis Shows Promise in Yet Another Type of Cancer: HCC Liver Tumors

Researchers in China found that cannabis compounds could offer future treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a deadly form of liver cancer.

What Are the Best Cannabis Strains for Cancer-Related Symptoms?

For you and your loved ones going through a cancer battle, we’ve compiled a list of cannabis strain suggestions for managing pain, nausea, appetite loss, depression, and fatigue.

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