This study by Austrian scientists determined that CB1 receptor activation has tumour-suppressing effects in colon cancer.
This isn’t the first laboratory study hinting at the anti-cancer effects of certain cannabinoids. But with the aggressive nature of colon cancer and the prevalence in men after a certain age, prevention is a problem for which a solution is much sought after.
Using a double-blinded, placebo-controlled design to test smoked cannabis (0% or 5.3% THC) in combination with oxycodone at either the lowest pain-relieving dose (5 mg) or sub-threshold (2.5 mg), scientists found that in combination, 5.3% THC cannabis and sub-threshold oxycodone caused substantial pain reduction.
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