Category Archives: Cells

IACM-Bulletin of 10 January 2016

Germany: The government presents a draft for a law, which would make cannabis flowers available on prescription by every doctor and force health insurances to reimburse cannabis-based medicines in certain cases

Science/Human: Cannabidiol reduces seizure frequency in epilepsy of children and young adults according to open clinical study

Science/Human: Pre-treatment with CBD did not influence effects of smoked cannabis

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Basic research shows that non-psychotropic cannabinoids such as cannabidiol are effective anti-cancer drugs in leukaemia

~New research has shown that the non-psychotropic cannabinoids of cannabis could act as effective anti-cancer agents. The anti-cancer properties of THC, the primary psychotropic component of cannabis, have been recognised for many years. The study was carried out by a team at St George’s, University of London with leukaemia cells. The team, led by Dr...