Now that cannabis oil is in the mainstream news and on store shelves, it's only a matter of due diligence on behalf of cannabis activists to broach the question:
Can CBD hemp oil cure or treat cancer? (Note: See the Link "What is CBD" if you are new to the subject)
The short answer to this first question is: NO! CBD hemp oil cannot cure or treat cancer! It is patently against the law for anyone in America to utter "cure" or "treat" with respect to natural homeopathic medicines or plant based therapies for the natural treatment of disease or medical problems even if the plant based product is considered a food, such as CBD hemp oil. However, there is a plethora of scientific empirical evidence that favors the genus cannabis as a potential treatment method for cancer. And now cancer treatment therapy is about to come full circle...
Evolv Health has just teamed up with "Dream For The Cure" for the first ever medical collaboration study coming out of Mayo Clinic for brain cancer research using Evolv Entourage2 CBD hemp oil as the primary product in the study. See full press release below:
Up until now, there have been few alternative cancer therapies outside of traditional methods. Let's garner a few truthful but controversial facts in order to gain some perspective on this research topic about cannabis, the acemannan molecule extracted from the aloe vera plant and cancer:
CBD is no longer on the controlled substance list as of 2019. This change in the law has paved the way for more in-depth studies on CBD. Acemannan added to CBD is an exclusive patent-pending product by Evolv Health. No one else has it!
Marijuana since it contains THC is still getting a bad rap because it's still on the Substance Control Schedule 1 list along with very dangerous drugs. Some examples of Schedule I drugs are:
2. lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD),
3. marijuana (cannabis),
4. 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (ecstasy),
5. methaqualone, and
The current controversy surrounding the status of cannabis being mislabeled as a Schedule 1 narcotic by the US government is exactly how the powers that be have stymied medical cannabis research on living cancer patient models.
But, when referencing cannabis as a potential treatment for cancer, let's just quote Dr. Christina Sanchez, a cannabis biochemist from Madrid, Spain, "At this point we have enough pre-clinical evidence to support the idea that cannabinoids may have anti-tumoral properties!" Notice even though Dr. Sanchez and her team of colleagues have discovered that THC and CBD have proven to induce cancer cell death in her own lab studies, she can only state these conclusions using the prefaced words, "cannabinoids may have" anti-tumoral properties! Dr. Sanchez doesn't come right out and say cannabinoids have anti-tumoral properties because of the obvious lack of direct studies of cannabis on humans with cancer.
People truly want safe, affordable plant-based medicine with few or no side effects! In order for the rest of the entire medical society to accept the potential healing properties of the cannabis plant along with the findings of Dr. Christina Sanchez and her colleagues, the medical community will continue rehashing the same rhetoric, that there are not enough controlled scientific studies to support any healing claims wherever cannabis and cancer are concerned.
But have the unbiased scientific studies been delayed, curtailed, silenced and overlooked on purpose by those who stand to profit the most if cannabis is declassified as a controlled substance? Judging from the statements of cannabis using cancer survivors and pre-clinical research, this appears to be the case! For the first time in history, there is a federal class action lawsuit alleging a violation of constitutional rights from the plaintiffs who believe it's their right to choose cannabis for their own individual medical treatment. The plaintiffs are represented by four American citizens, an ex-NFL football player, a child with epilepsy, an infant (represented by the parents), a disabled veteran with PTSD, together with the Cannabis Cultural Association, Inc. The defendants in the case are, Jeff Sessions (US Attorney General), Chuck Rosenberg (former acting head of the DEA), the DEA, the U.S. Justice Department and the United States of America. See this fascinating article about this unprecedented lawsuit here at WeedsNews.com.
Yes, it is true that medical studies on human models using cannabis as a cancer treatment are virtually non-existent and these studies have not been awarded proper research funding. Knowing that cancer is the #1 killer in the world and a growing body of favorable pre-clinical cannabis studies on cancer exist, you would think the medical establishment would be scrambling to perform cancer studies with cannabis on humans, el pronto! The scary statistic still stands that 500,000 people die of cancer in the United States each year! Right now on a global scale there are about 8.8 million annual deaths from cancer.
Thanks to the recent collaboration of Evolv Health and the "Dream For The Cure" foundation and the new upcoming brain cancer research project using Acemannan and CBD the cancer research pendulum is now swinging in a positive direction. And because of the potential medicinal benefits of the Evolv Health brand of THC-FREE CBD oil enriched with 28 plant-based terpenes, scientists in academia are beginning to respect plant-based medicine more than ever. All is not doom and gloom. Aside from this new study here are the minute few that paved the way for the up and coming Evolv Health Study.
Cancer and Cannabinoid Medical Treatments Currently Underway, www.cancer.gov:
Both cancer patients and cannabis supporters continue to push for more funding for cannabis based medical studies on human cancer models. This has been a long, rocky and frustrating road for homeopaths who support cannabis as an alternative to medicine, indeed.
Excerpts Taken From The National Cancer Institute Website, www.cancer.gov:
Should cannabis be included as one of the super foods given to cancer patients to assist in cancer therapies? I am entitled to my own opinion. And in my opinion, of course! Many cancer patients themselves who have already chosen cannabis over traditional cancer treatment to assist themselves in their own personalized cancer therapy, would answer, YES! Most cannabis activists would probably concur that adding cannabis to a cancer patient's diet would be a positive novel approach to the brutalities of traditional cancer treatments. In fact, it is already medically documented that CBD helps to relieve nausea in cancer patients. We are allowed to say that. We are not suggesting that these cancer patients smoke weed, however! The combustion from the act of smoking, in and of itself destroys many of the highly prized cannabinoids especially the CBD. The most ideal premise is for the patient to ingest cannabis in raw juice form. Legal CBD hemp oil made from industrial hemp is classified by the Farm Bill of 2018 as a health food. Therefore, cancer patients are beginning to discover CBD hemp oil as a powerful source of nutrition to help nourish their body's endocannabinoid system, which in turn regulates the internal health of their immune systems. And in medical marijuana states it is well known that cannabis is being prescribed to cancer patients for discomfort and nausea.
So does cannabis oil kill cancer?
They spilled the beans. They let the cat out of the bag. And they let the genie out of the bottle. Let's see what the National Cancer Institute had to say about the matter:
"Studies in mice and rats have shown that cannabinoids may inhibit tumor growth by causing cell death, blocking cell growth, and blocking the development of blood vessels needed by tumors to grow. Laboratory and animal studies have shown that cannabinoids may be able to kill cancer cells while protecting normal cells." Apr 13, 2017
Retrieved by: Cannabis and Cannabinoids - National Cancer Institute https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/cam/patient/cannabis-pdq
Secondly, the most up to date and brilliant talk on the subject of cancer and cannabis medicinal treatment potentials comes from Dr. Christina Sanchez, a Molecular Biologist of Compultense University in Madrid Spain (youtube channel: CBD Healthcare). See video below.
The renown cannabis microbiologist and expert, Dr. Christina Sanchez (Madrid, Spain) talks about the medicinal properties of the two most prominent cannabinoid compounds CBD and THC in the cannabis plant. THC was discovered by Dr. Raphael Mechoulam of Hebrew University, as he studied the psychoactive properties of the cannabis plant. Dr. Christina Sanchez talks about her decade long career in cannabis research and how cannabis effects tumors as a result of using both CBD and THC compounds in a variety of strains. Now with this new Evolv Health study coming to fruition in the future, we should learn more about how the acemannan aloe vera molecule along with pure broad spectrum CBD oil will impact tumors in a potentially positive way!
In the 1980s, scientists discovered that the human body has it's own indigenous chemical endocannabinoid factory. Endocannabinoids are chemicals that are manufactured by the human body through our uptake of certain foods, such as cannabis, nuts, seeds, and chocolate to name a few. It is through this endocannabinoid system that the human body regulates all biochemical functions in the cells of each of our bodily systems to arrive at homeostasis and balance, systems such as: our vital organs, the central and peripheral nervous systems, and our immune system.
Backing up all that Dr. Christina Sanchez discusses, is a recent admission from the National Institute for Health, they stated that cannabis is in fact a potential "destroyer" or "killer" if you will of cancer cells. Here is the quote taken from the NIH comment of cannabinoids, "cannabis and cannabinoids may have benefits in treating the symptoms of cancer or the side effects of cancer therapies."
Thank you for reading this article. If you enjoyed the facts, please share this article and help the truth in it to go viral. Someday maybe our cries and the cries of those who needlessly suffer with cancer will get to choose cannabis as an integral part of their cancer recovery.
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