May 23rd, 2019 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World
The cannabis plant has over 400 chemicals and at least 60 different cannabinoids1 — chemical compounds the human body is uniquely equipped to respond to. Of the two primary chemicals, cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), only THC has psychoactive properties.
THC is the compound in cannabis triggering a “high,” whereas CBD has no psychoactive effects. Both compounds, and other phytochemicals found in medical marijuana plants, have a long list of beneficial effects on health.
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An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid beta protein in the brain, which are thought to kickstart the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
The finding supports the results of previous studies that found evidence of the protective effects of cannabinoids, including THC, on patients with neurodegenerative disease.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has finally recognized cannabis as a medicine and has formally proposed that legislators take a “more rational” approach to drug laws.
The WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) has proposed that cannabis be rescheduled in light of recent scientific findings that show a wide range of medical uses for the plant. The panel also proposed that non-psychoactive cannabis products like CBD should be entirely removed from international drug controls.
Last November, the committee had their first formal discussion about cannabis laws since the International Drug Control Conventions in 1961. According to a 2019 press release that summarized the meeting: Read more & video: “World Health Organization Calls to Reclassify Weed” (1:32)
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December 4th, 2018 By Sayer Ji Contributing writer for Wake Up World Cannabis contains a compound that may kill brain cancers that chemotherapy and radiation can’t touch, so why isn’t it being used today? In recent years, we’ve focused heavily on educating our readers about the still relatively unknown role that cancer stem cells play in cancer, both in…..Read more & Video: “The Power of RAW cannabis”
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One common plant can treat and heal over 200 medical conditions. It is proven to help arthritis, Crohn’s disease, seizure disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, depression, anxiety, PTSD, and even cancer. It does it by treating the root cause of these diseases, not just the symptoms, without dangerous risks or side effects. This plant could save……..Read more & watch the trailer and sign up for this free online series
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Susan Boskey, Contributor Waking Times Until recently chemotherapy and radiation have been considered the only game in town for someone to attempt to beat cancer. This, despite the fact that such treatments are poisons destroying the health of the immune system and its vital healing function while killing cancer cells — definitely counter-intuitive. Fortunately, cancer patients…Read more & video: “Science Explains How Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells | CBD-Healthcare News”
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November 11th, 2018 By Marco Guest writer for Wake Up World Epilepsy is a broad term for neurological disorders that are characterized by recurring episodes of seizures. The types of seizures that patients experience can vary from very short and subtle in intensity, to forceful and violent convulsions that can last for hours on end. In severe cases,…..Read more & videos
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