The story of a phenomenon in the field of Cannabis healing. Rick Simpson tells his story about his recovery from cancer, in an impressive documentary "Run from the Cure"
The biosynthesis of Cannabigerolic acid (CBGa) yields four possible results, one of which is Cannabidiolic Acid (CBDa), whose synthase enzymes were first isolated and purified in 1996. The other possibilities include cannabigerol (CBG), Cannabichromic acid (CBCa), and Tetrahydrocannabibolic acid (THCa).
By now, most people have accepted the fact that smoking cigarettes can be detrimental for health and wellness. In fact, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that cigarettes cause over 160,000 deaths each year. This connection is believed to be due to the CYP1A1 (cytochrome P450, family 1, member A1) protein.
Experts have shown that certain substances from cannabis can be used to stop the growth of tumors. Specialists of the St. George's University of London have studied the treatment of brain cancer in a laboratory and discovered that treatment with cannabinoids is most effective.
During the research into brain cancer, two specific cannabinoids were tested: tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Every year, 5,200 people die from this form of cancer. The percentage of patients that is still alive five years after diagnosis is only 10 percent.
It is common knowledge that smoking can cause numerous adverse health effects on the human body. Significant research has concluded that cigarette smoke can cause cancer, heart attacks, COPD, and strokes, among other diseases and medical conditions. A 2008 study indicated that tobacco use results in the highest number of preventable deaths in the world, and for every cigarette that a person smokes, their life expectancy will shorten by 11 minutes.
Today, these frightening statistics are well known in the U.S., and most people would agree that smoking is harmful. Unfortunately, smoking cessation is difficult, and many people struggle to quit. The intense cravings that result from trying to give up nicotine are often strong enough to cause smokers to abandon their quest to quit. Researchers have attempted to find ways to help smokers to give up their nicotine addiction, and a recent study has indicated that Cannabidiol (CBD) could be helpful when trying to quit smoking.
Can people fight their Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by using CBD? Latest studies and leading scientist conclude very positive outcomes on this subject obsessive-compulsive behavior". Some scientist say that with these results there may be a relief from this disorder. The research suggests that the two systems (serotonergic and cannabinoid system) interact and together they control the repetitive behaviors.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports, his second documentary about cannabis “WEED 2: Cannabis Madness” The first WEED documentary was critically acclaimed, ratings went through the roof last August, scoring 1.21 million total viewers and 477,000 adults 25-54.
In this sequel, he goes deeper into medical marijuana (CBD) and show the positive effects on so many patients (young and old) with a diversity of diseases and sharing their success stories and their struggle to gain acceptance among policy makers.