The vaping discoveries keep getting more and more disturbing, with the newest research pointing towards hydrogen cyanide as the possible culprit in these hospitalizations.
Also, a more positive new study indicates that flavonoids can shrink deadly pancreatic tumors. Plus, Australia is launching the first-ever human study of using cannabinoids to treat the difficult to manage symptoms of dementia. All that and more in this week’s Medical Cannabis Weekly Review & Newsletter.
As of October 8, 2019, there are 805 cases of acute onset vaping-related lung injury throughout 46 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The full death toll is up to 20 now – two in California, Kansas, and Oregon, and one in each of the following states: Alabama, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Nebraska, New Jersey and Virginia. There is also 1 confirmed death in the U.K.
Seeking answers, NBC News commissioned a study in which they recruited one of the most prominent cannabis testing labs in the nation, CannaSafe, to check 18 samples obtained from both legal dispensaries and black market dealers. They were shocked by what they found.
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Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer in humans. But a recent Harvard study on mice has demonstrated that flavonoids in cannabis could shrink pancreatic cancer tumors. In the study, 70% of the mice treated with the compound saw tumors reduced to almost nothing or disappearing altogether.
After nearly two years of meticulous planning, The Institute for Health Research at University of Notre Dame (UNDA) in Western Australia is officially starting the clinical trials to discover the impact of cannabis on the various symptoms of dementia.
Healthcare costs are spiraling out of control. In 2018 alone, U.S. health care costs equaled over $3.6 trillion. That’s trillion with a T. That means the burden of covering costly care falls to Americans, many of which are struggling enough to make ends meet.
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