U.S. Government Knew in 1974 – Marijuana Shrinks Cancer Tumors

Pot Shrinks Tumors; Government Knew in ’74

In 1974 researchers learned that THC, the active chemical in marijuana, shrank or destroyed brain tumors in test mice. But the DEA quickly shut down the study and destroyed its results, which were never replicated — until now.

May 31, 2000  |  
 
 

The term medical marijuana took on dramatic new meaning in February, 2000 when researchers in Madrid announced they had destroyed incurable brain tumors in rats by injecting them with THC, the active ingredient in cannabis.

http://www.alternet.org/story/9257/
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One Response to “U.S. Government Knew in 1974 – Marijuana Shrinks Cancer Tumors”

  1. Nice post! I really like your posting.
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