MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Guillermo Velasco Díez – Towards the utilization of cannabinoids as anticancer agents



A large body of evidence shows that cannabinoids, in addition to their well-known palliative effects on some cancer-associated symptoms, can reduce tumour growth in animal models of cancer and specifically of gliomas. The mechanism of cannabinoid anticancer action relies, at least largely, on the ability of these agents to stimulate autophagy-mediated cancer cell death… [whole abstract on the website]

Lectured at Cannabis Renaissance, 4th event from the cycle “Demystifying Cannabis”, Ljubljana, 16–17 June 2017.

http://demystifyingcannabis.org/

Organised by PEST:
https://www.facebook.com/pestdrustvo/

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