Cancer Myths And How The Miracle Medicine Works

The cancer industry is just that… Industry (as in a commercial enterprise)

Cancer is often considered a by product of our environment and food intake (among other potential causation). It is evident that something has caused a humungous rise in cancers and deaths over the past one hundred years (or more) and the notion that genetics, alone, as the main cause cannot be true. It is a man-made phenomena:

‘In industrialised societies, cancer is second only to cardiovascular disease as a cause of death. But in ancient times, it was extremely rare.

‘There is nothing in the natural environment that can cause cancer. So it has to be a man-made disease, down to pollution and changes to our diet and lifestyle.

‘The important thing about our study is that it gives a historical perspective to this disease. We can make very clear statements on the cancer rates in societies because we have a full overview. We have looked at millennia, not one hundred years, and have masses of data.

‘Yet again extensive ancient Egyptian data, along with other data from across the millennia, has given modern society a clear message – cancer is man-made and something that we can and should address.’

Follow The Money

I also subscribe to the idea that one should follow the money, and the fact is that the cancer industry is Big Money. This same Doctor explained in a Wall Street Journal article:

“These drugs cost too much,” Leonard Saltz, chief of gastrointestinal oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, said in a speech heard by thousands of doctors here for the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr. Saltz’s remarks focused mainly on an experimental melanoma treatment made by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. , but he also criticized pricing more widely. He cited statistics showing that the median monthly price for new cancer drugs in the U.S. had more than doubled in inflation-adjusted dollars from $4,716 in the period from 2000 through 2004 to roughly $9,900 from 2010 through 2014. Dr. Saltz cited studies showing that the price increases haven’t corresponded to increases in the drugs’ effectiveness.

“Cancer-drug prices are not related to the value of the drug,” Dr. Saltz said. “Prices are based on what has come before and what the seller believes the market will bear.”

The thing about Big Money is that they will lie with abandon just to continue making the buck (irregardless of the harm done).

The case against science is straightforward: much of the scientific literature, perhaps half, may simply be untrue. Afflicted by studies with small sample sizes, tiny effects, invalid exploratory analyses, and flagrant conflicts of interest, together with an obsession for pursuing fashionable trends of dubious importance, science has taken a turn towards darkness…

Every now and again, guilt of complicity takes a hold of a few and the decent ones will explain the corruption (much to the chagrin of others caught up in the lies).

It is simply no longer possible to believe much of the clinical research that is published, or to rely on the judgment of trusted physicians or authoritative medical guidelines.

Cancer Industry Myths Versus Facts

There are 5 basic facts that the cancer industry promotes as myths (see at Prevent Disease):

    1. The rise in all types of cancer is due to modern diet, lifestyle, and environment. Records of lifespan prior to the 18th century are scarce, but in all records of studied prehistoric skeletons, only 200 cases of possible cancer have been found. However, from 1900-2011, cancer deaths have increased 3 foldOne researcher found that in 80% of processed food, 4 main ingredients are found which harm immunity: corn, wheat, soy, and meat.
    2. Superfoods and herbs can prevent cancer. This is true in many cases. In fact, there are 17 herbs and spices which in their own right are considered super-foods, and have been scientifically proven to prevent and treat cancer.
    3. Acidic diets cause cancer. Blood pH should be within a range of 7.3 to 7.41. If the pH is lower than that range, acidosis occurs, which leads to central nervous system depression. Severe acidosis (below 7.0) can cause coma and death. If the pH rises above 7.45, the result is alkalosis. Keeping the body closer to an alkaline state (up to .05) can make a significant difference in cancer growth or suppression. Cancer cells can’t live in an alkaline environment.
    4. Sugar feeds cancer. A four-year study at the National Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection in the Netherlands compared 111 biliary tract cancer patients with 480 controls. Cancer risk associated with the intake of sugars, independent of other energy sources, more than doubled for the cancer patients. Another epidemiological study covering 21 modern countries (Europe, North America, Japan and others) found that sugar intake is a strong risk factor for higher breast cancer rates, especially in older women.
    5. Conventional cancer treatment kills more than it cures. Five year relative survival rates for cancer are standard because after 5 years, many patients’ conditions worsen. More accurate long-term statistics would reflect ten years or more, as well as data on cost-effectiveness, immune system impact, quality of life, morbidity, and mortality. When these factors are considered, chemotherapy makes little to no contribution to cancer survival.

How The Miracle Medicine Actually Works

As long as we continue to believe these myths hiding as the “industry’s” facts, we will continue to get sick and die at alarming rates. But I would not be complete without addressing other “myths”, especially regarding the usage of cannabis. I address these myths and lies about medical cannabis often (and that barely covers all the posts on the subject here).

Even though we are seeing that some of the Industry is being forced to admit that there are medical benefits to cannabis, they are still trying to make money from it. Tactics include deriving certain compounds from the plant and synthesizing it into product. They minimize certain other compounds that also have wonderful benefits, even to the point of perpetuating the idea of illegality, except for their “product”. THC is a prime example of this bait and switch.

All of us have heard about the usage and promotion of CBD’s. The media and government pushes it to no end and many states are enacting laws to make this substance available, especially “for the children”. Yes, high CBD oils DO, in fact, stop deadly cancers, as seen in this presentation (but that does not mean that the THC contained in that oil was not helpful).

I am not poo-pooing CBD’s, especially in natural forms. But the fact is that THC, the demonized constituent (because it gets you high), is also as much, if not more so, medically effectual.

Case in point is how THC attacks breast cancer cells and KILLS them.

THC has the miraculous capacity to help those who suffer from cancer. The wonder compound increases appetite, reduces nausea and can even help to quell pains that patients suffer from cancer and its unpleasant list of symptoms. However, despite the numerous findings and studies that have been published about this, cannabis is still vilified by the government and kept federally illegal.

A clip from documentary called “Clearing the Smoke” depicts a microscopic view of cancer cells that have had THC administered to them, which causes the malignant cells to weaken and eventually die completely.

In the beginning of the video, the malignant cancer cells are seen quickly moving under the lens of the microscope. But as the THC molecules begin to affect them, they turn blue and begin to slow down. Eventually they cease moving completely and some can even be seen dying from the effects of the THC near the end of the clip.

The video itself is fantastic visual evidence that THC, even administered in low doses (as was depicted), can be a highly-effective tool in the ongoing fight against cancer.

News as exciting as this is not something new to the federal government; in fact, a study that was published in the August 18, 1974 issue of the Washington Post reported finding that THC “slowed the growth of lung cancer, breast cancers, and virus-induced leukemia in laboratory mice, and prolonged their lives as much as 36 percent.”

The results themselves read: “Animals treated for 10 consecutive days with delta-9-THC, beginning the day after tumor implantation, demonstrated a dose-dependent action of retarded tumor growth. Mice treated for 20 consecutive days with delta-8-THC and CBN had reduced primary tumor size.”

The study was conducted by a team of researchers at the Medical College of Virginia acting on the behalf of the federal government. Unfortunately, the government was unhappy with the results and had U.S. officials dismiss the study completely and buried it under the Watergate scandal. The findings were eventually published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute a year later.

No new reports of findings regarding THC and cancer surfaced after this study until a clinical trial that was conducted in the mid-1990s. This study was conducted by the U.S. National Toxicology program and worked off a $2 million federal budget.

The clinical trials gave very similar results: “that mice and rats administered high doses of THC over long periods experienced greater protection against malignant tumors than untreated controls.”

Even tests conducted throughout the world have found similar results to these. In 1998, researchers at Madrid’s Complutense University released a study that concluded that by administering THC to malignant brain tumor cells, the doctors were able to selectively induce apoptosis, or planned cell death. This allowed the researchers to systematically kill individual cancer cells without harming any of the nearby healthy cells.

And yet government officials and politicians have been adamant in keeping the law the same and condemning cannabis to be federally illegal, making this form of treatment an impossibility for a majority of U.S. cancer patients.

Hopefully this video will be enough visual and scientific proof that THC can be beneficial to be used by those suffering from cancer. At the very least, it may be able to save a few lives from suffering and bring new hope to those who are fighting cancer.

 Disregard Their Lies

Next time you hear the talking heads and profiteers demonize THC, remember the truth. When they say it is the gateway drug, understand that they have an ulterior motive. Remember that using the entire plant is much more efficient than the constituents alone (especially the synthetics). Remember that the Industrial Prison Complex and other criminal organizations (such as police forces who would rather arrest plant users than arrest rapists and murderers) have a vested interest in keeping the miracle medicine out of your hands. Remember the ability for these very criminals in blue to take your hard earned money (and even vibrators) in asset forfeiture.

h/t Waking Times and Patients For Medical Cannabis

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The Hippycrits

The Horror

The Horror

I have written about this “useless drug” before here many, many times. I’ve been called a pot head and much worse by those who are too ignorant to understand that EVERY THING the government/media tells us is a lie. It doesn’t matter what the subject is, if it is critical, but takes away profit from the Corporate Controllers (mostly Jews), they lie.

But people of the world know. A majority of people figured it out, so the lies are untenable. Now you see the media and many government goons admitting it has use. But they still try to water it down and I can speculate that all this time they have been trying to figure out a way to make more money off of it and still keep the plant illegal (its them having their cake and eating it, too).

I covered the fact that the hippycrits (the US Government) patented the useless drug over a year ago. But now the fact is getting much more visibility due to public understanding and the fact that people like Ben Swann are are using their outlets to get the word out:


U.S. Patent 6630507: Cannabinoids as antioxidants and neuroprotectants

AbstractCannabinoids have been found to have antioxidant properties, unrelated to NMDA receptor antagonism. This new found property makes cannabinoids useful in the treatment and prophylaxis of wide variety of oxidation associated diseases, such as ischemic, age-related, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. The cannabinoids are found to have particular application as neuroprotectants, for example in limiting neurological damage following ischemic insults, such as stroke and trauma, or in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and HIV dementia. Nonpsychoactive cannabinoids, such as cannabidoil, are particularly advantageous to use because they avoid toxicity that is encountered with psychoactive cannabinoids at high doses useful in the method of the present invention. A particular disclosed class of cannabinoids useful as neuroprotective antioxidants is formula (I) wherein the R group is independently selected from the group consisting of H, CH.sub.3, and COCH.sub.3. ##STR1##

As Jon Rappoport puts it:

So let’s see. A) Claim marijuana is a very useful medicine, but b) reserve the right to arrest people who use it as a treatment.

That makes perfect sense when you’re dealing with government.

It also, of course, makes perfect sense when government partners, aka pharmaceutical companies, are busy developing their, ahem, “highly purified, completely reliable, extensively tested, absolutely safe,” and very profitable versions of marijuana as medicine.

Or when those companies are still clinging to the notion that marijuana can somehow be suppressed, because they realize its medicinal uses will pre-empt many of their best-selling, quite toxic drugs, which cure nothing but instead create new symptoms that “require more drugs.”

enhanced-buzz-4853-1362605167-13I’ve known about the efficacy of cannabis constituents for a long time. It helped me years ago and I know people that have used it to make their miserable, painful lives bearable, or, miraculously, heal themselves totally.

But Big Meds doesn’t want you to take care of yourself or to use a natural remedy that God put on this Earth. I explained that God fundamentally wired each and every human to respond to cannabis, whether you like that fact, or not. In other words, you may not know it or recognize it, but everyone is a pothead.

The brainwashing is deep and thorough. But I see light at the end of the tunnel because of people like Swann and Rappoport (and me, although to a very small degree). And there are many more people seeing that Big Meds is nothing but propagating and deepening ailments, basically over profits (and perhaps in some instances, to more quickly kill you).

Jon describes the modus operandi of the government in keeping it illegal as Big Meds forms their tainted cannabis based meds:

What to look out for: pharmaceutical companies will eventually try to market some version of marijuana as a drug, to be used as “an adjunct” with their own toxic compounds (e.g., chemotherapy). This strategy will sidestep the need to assert that marijuana cures anything, while also profiting from a sale of two drugs instead of one.

Drug companies and their federal partners will warn against the use of home-grown marijuana as medicine, citing lack of purity, consistency, and, of course, the absence of a prescribing physician—who must be in the mix, in order to ensure proper dosing for proper reasons.

In this regard, the FDA will probably insert its ugly face into the scene, to bolster the bottom-line of its main client, Big Pharma.

We could even see the resumption of the old pesticide spraying campaigns to poison marijuana grown outdoors.

We’ll certainly see GMO marijuana straight out of the foul maw of Monsanto, Dow, and Syngenta. Along with grotesque pesticides. (So protect the seeds.)

Holding a patent on marijuana as medicine, and accumulating more such patents, is a federal strategy designed to bring private growers and makers of marijuana oil into court at the government’s whim—on a charge of infringing on the patents’ territory. Add to that: practicing medicine without a license.

You can do your own research. Start with these and/or click the tab at the top of the page to go to my Cannabis Research information.

Cannabinoid Research

1. US Government Finally Admits Cannabis Can Help Kill Cancer Cells
http://www.collective-evolution.com/2…
http://www.mintpressnews.com/federal-…fa307a5918490bb97c533e6ce182f676

2. Further Evidence that Cannabis Reduces Tumor Growth
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/artic…
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/relea…

3. Cannabis Extract has Dramatic Effect on Brain Cancer
http://mct.aacrjournals.org/content/e…
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/…

4. Anticancer Potential of Plants and Natural Products
http://pubs.sciepub.com/ajps/1/6/1/in…
http://pubs.sciepub.com/ajps/1/6/1/in…

5. CBD “enhances fracture healing” in bone fractures in a rat model.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25…
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25…

6. B.C. Study Urges Easier Access to Medical Cannabis
http://vancouver.24hrs.ca/2015/04/19/…
SCROLL DOWN TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS LINK FOR POLL

7. Marijuana Extract Curbs Seizure Frequency in Trial of Epilepsy Patients
https://www.aan.com/PressRoom/Home/Pr…
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/na…

8. Pharmacological Management of Chronic Neuropathic Pain
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25…
http://www.ccic.net/index.php?id=209,…

9. The Potential Therapeutic Effects of THC on Alzheimer’s
http://iospress.metapress.com/content…
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25…

10. Smoking Marijuana is 114 Times Safer than Drinking Alcohol
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/w…
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/artic…

h/t (and a great cannabis research source) Patients For Medical Cannabis

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Another Weed Lie Abolished: Smoking Does NOT Make You Stupid

Even in children:

Latest science shows there is no relationship between cannabis use and lower IQ

From Alternet

Moderate cannabis consumption by young people is not positively associated with changes in intelligence quotient (IQ), according to data [2] presented this week at the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology annual congress in Berlin, Germany.

Investigators at the University College of London analyzed data from 2,612 subjects who had their IQ tested at the age of eight and again at age 15. They reported no relationship between cannabis use and lower IQ at age 15 [3] when confounding factors such as subjects’ history of alcohol use and cigarette use were taken into account.

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“In particular alcohol use was found to be strongly associated with IQ decline,” the authors wrote in a press release cited [3] by The Washington Post. “No other factors were found to be predictive of IQ change.”

Quoted in the Independent Business Times, the study’s lead author said: “Our findings suggest cannabis may not have a detrimental effect on cognition, once we account for other related factors particularly cigarette and alcohol use. This may suggest that previous research findings showing poorer cognitive performance in cannabis users may have resulted from the lifestyle, behavior and personal history typically associated with cannabis use, rather than cannabis use itself.”

The investigators acknowledged that more chronic marijuana use, defined in the study as a subject’s admission of having consumed cannabis 50 times or more by age 15, was correlated with slightly poorer exam results at the age of 16 — even after controlling for other variables. However, investigators admitted [2]: “It’s hard to know what causes what. Do kids do badly at school because they are smoking weed, or do they smoke weed because they’re doing badly?”

Commenting on the newly presented data, the meeting’s Chair, Guy Goodwin, from the University of Oxford, told [2] BBC News: “This is a potentially important study because it suggests that the current focus on the alleged harms of cannabis may be obscuring the fact that its use is often correlated with that of other even more freely available drugs and possibly lifestyle factors.”

In a recent review published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the NIDA Director Nora Volkow alleged [4] that cannabis use, particularly by adolescents, is associated with brain alterations and lower IQ. However, the IQ study [5] cited by Ms. Volkow as the basis of her claim was later questioned in a separate analysis published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. That paper suggested [6] that socioeconomics, not subjects’ cannabis use, was responsible for differences in IQ and that the plant’s “true effect [on intelligence quotient] could be zero.”

previous assessment [7] of cannabis use and its potential impact on intelligence quotient in a cohort of young people tracked since birth reported, “[M]arijuana does not have a long-term negative impact on global intelligence.”

MARCH 15. 2014 (20)

pt_1022_345_oWe were permeated with lies as we grew up. I came up in the late 60’s and 70’s when it was more accepted, but still had the stigma (it was just the beginning of the Drug War and everyone knew Nixon defied his own advisers to do so). The Drug War Profiteers have used every imaginable lie and distortion to keep this medicine from your hands, especially the tired old “it’s for the children” garbage. Even many commenters here over the years have argued with me on this very subject, when I knew anecdotally and via experience with many teens over the years that it was mostly scare tactics, perpetuating the lies to keep the MEDICINE illegal (thereby keeping Pharmacuetical companies, drug rehabs, private and state prisons in business; not to mention the extra loot for the police force that would rather do the easy job of busting the stink instead of, say, busting rapers.

According to the Department of Justice, there are currently over 400,000 untested rape kits collecting dust in police evidence rooms nationwide, and many other estimates suggest that this number could be as high as one million.

As a result of this horrific negligence, roughly 3% of rape cases in America are actually solved, despite the fact that many rape kits have a high chance of leading to an arrest, since most rapists are career criminals who have their DNA on file.

In some cases, the victims even know who their attackers were, but they can not prosecute these criminals because the evidence has not been processed by police.

Bobbie Villareal, Executive Director of the Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center, admitted that many police departments cut corners in rape cases because testing is expensive, and the investigation requires a lot of work.

Busting for the stink doesn’t take much work.

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Now, just because I call out the liars on this subject does not mean that I think children should be getting high. I don’t. I won’t want my child doing it until she is grown and makes that decision for herself. So, why the seeming contradiction? Because the one thing I know weed CAN do is demotivate certain personality types (and that has a lot to do with the type and potency of the cannabis). I have known people who smoked the joints too much and ended up on the couch with no motivation to do much of anything.

As a matter of fact, one of the smartest people I know was a very heavy pot head. He would wake and bake and smoke all day long. He didn’t want to do much else. (On the other hand, I worked with a guy in construction that was high all day and could out work anyone on the site)

picture-1-67-tmTHIS, if anything, should be the warning to kids (to anyone, for that matter). Know what you are partaking of and how it affects you. Limit your usage if you do not want to abstain. Find people with experience that you can talk to (but be careful of the narcs ready to snitch on anyone to get that blue pat on the back). Best thing is to wait until you are an adult and move to where it is legal. Someday, I believe in the next few short years, it will legalized virtually everywhere in the US, except for the most backwards states such as mine.

Realistically, though, if this substance was legal and readily available like alcohol, people would learn which strain helps them the most without the lethargy and demotivation.

As it is, you take what you can get and hope for the best. Legalized, all of that goes away and you choose exactly which “bourbon” or “Scotch”, “Irish whiskey” you desire and works for you.

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h/t Patients4MedicalMarijuana and The Free Thought Project

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We Called It Specmanship

Years ago I worked for a company whose competition made a great deal out of certain “machine performance specifications” their equipment out-performed ours by. They claimed that they could mount a small electronic device faster than our machine (called “chip shooting”). And in the tests and demos, using specially designed pc boards,  they could prove their assertion.

HOWEVER, in the real electronic pcb world, things could not be designed as their boards were. So, in real world tests (using the customer’s actual pc boards) we out performed them because overall we were faster than their imaginary world.

Specmanship could lie to get the order. But the real world had very different outcomes that cost money (profit).

It appears that the pharmaceutical world has been doing something similar for many years. But Doctors are taught to trust these chemical companies when the good looking, blonde sales rep is telling them about the newest chemicaldrug they invented that helps this or that ailment (concocted, in the case of psych drugs) or probably some other chemicaldrug induced side effect.

And even when the Doctor is able to shift the blood from downstairs back upstairs after the sales rep’s visit, he may take time to read a study about her claims, just to be sure. And they believe what they read, because it is such a well-trusted publication that could never be bamboozled by the chmicaldrug company submitting studies about its own chemicaldrug. The chemicaldrug company would never lie, nor would the publication ever doubt the studies or how they were conducted (much less how much of the negative information is suppressed or changed to be favorable when, in fact, they were negative).

(As if anyone could doubt their ability to use lies to make a profit off of your health, instead of actually want to cure you)

The following presentation explains much about the mechanism that makes this disease/death factory called the medical establishment so lethal to a person’s health.

Published on Sep 27, 2012

When a new drug gets tested, the results of the trials should be published for the rest of the medical world — except much of the time, negative or inconclusive findings go unreported, leaving doctors and researchers in the dark. In this impassioned talk, Ben Goldacre explains why these unreported instances of negative data are especially misleading and dangerous.

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Diane Harper Blows The Gardasil/Cervarix Whistle

f28112b82088024edba34247180fbc37Diane Harper (director of the Gynecologic Cancer Prevention Research Group at the University of Missouri, and lead researcher in the development of the two vaccines) blew the whistle on the vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix. She couldn’t sleep at night once she understood that they were both ineffective and dangerous to a child’s health:

Dr. Harper explained in her presentation that the cervical cancer risk in the U.S. is already extremely low, and that vaccinations are unlikely to have any effect upon the rate of cervical cancer in the United States. In fact, 70% of all H.P.V. infections resolve themselves without treatment in a year, and the number rises to well over 90% in two years. Harper also mentioned the safety angle.

All trials of the vaccines were done on children aged 15 and above, despite them currently being marketed for 9-year-olds. So far, 15,037 girls have reported adverse side effects from Gardasil alone to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (V.A.E.R.S.), and this number only reflects parents who underwent the hurdles required for reporting adverse reactions.

At the time of writing, 44 girls are officially known to have died from these vaccines. The reported side effects include Guillian Barré Syndrome (paralysis lasting for years, or permanently — sometimes eventually causing suffocation), lupus, seizures, blood clots, and brain inflammation. Parents are usually not made aware of these risks.

Dr. Harper, the vaccine developer, claimed that she was speaking out, so that she might finally be able to sleep at night.

In a Huffpo interview, Diane was asked:

Do you believe that the Gardasil vaccine, as it currently stands, could present more risks to a young girl or woman than the possibility of cervical cancer?

“Pap smears have never killed anyone. Pap smears are an effective screening tool to prevent cervical cancer. Pap smears alone prevent more cervical cancers than can the vaccines alone.

Gardasil is associated with serious adverse events, including death. If Gardasil is given to 11 year olds, and the vaccine does not last at least fifteen years, then there is no benefit – and only risk – for the young girl. Vaccinating will not reduce the population incidence of cervical cancer if the woman continues to get Pap screening throughout her life.

If a woman is never going to get Pap screening, then a HPV vaccine could offer her a better chance of not developing cervical cancer, and this protection may be valued by the woman as worth the small but real risks of serious adverse events. On the other hand, the woman may not value the protection from Gardasil as being worth the risk knowing that 1) she is at low risk for a persistent HPV infection and 2) most precancers can be detected and treated successfully. It is entirely a personal value judgment.”

A new friend  shared these links with me (thank you). You may wonder why a 50 something year old redneck man would care. I have a 10 year old daughter and we are already hearing that she NEEDS this vaccine NOW. Even though the little girl is NOT sexually active or anywhere close to it (I think I might allow it when she is 32).

All kidding aside, I will not allow my daughter to take this shot. Oh, and they are pushing them for boys, too.

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Cannabis Cures Cancer by Dr Sircus

Cannabis Cures Cancer

by Dr Sircus

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There should be no more confusion about whether or not marijuana is effective for cancer patients. Medical marijuana is chemotherapy, natural style, for all cancer patients. The two forms of hemp oil, one with THC and CBD and the other CBD alone (which is pretty much legal everywhere) provide the body with chemo therapeutics without the danger and staggering side effects. There are many chapters in this book about cancer patients using marijuana but in this one we present a quick overview of the science that backs up the assertion that every cancer patient and every oncologist should put medical marijuana on their treatment maps.

What you will see in this chapter is reference to many scientific studies that are all viewable on governmental sites. The United States government is pathetic in its dishonesty about medical marijuana both believing in it and holding patents for its medical use and claiming at the same time that it has no medical use. The federal government and still many states would rather throw innocent people in jail for using medical marijuana than be honest about how much it can help people recover from cancer and other diseases.

Below are summaries to just some of the scientific research out there that sustains the belief that medical marijuana will help people cure their cancer.

One of the most exciting areas of current research in the cannabinoid field is the study of the potential application of these compounds as antitumor drugs. CBD represents the first nontoxic exogenous agent that can significantly decrease Id-1 expression in metastatic breast cancer cells leading to the down-regulation of tumor aggressiveness.[1],[2] The CBD concentrations effective at inhibiting Id-1 expression correlated with those used to inhibit the proliferative and invasive phenotype of breast cancer cells. Of the five cannabinoids tested: cannabidiol, cannabigerol, cannnabichromene; cannabidiol-acid and THC-acid, it was found that cannabidiol is the most potent inhibitor of cancer cell growth. Taken together, these data might set the bases for a cannabinoid therapy for the management of breast cancer.[3]

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Results show that Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol reduces tumor growth, tumor number, and the amount/severity of lung metastases in MMTV-neu mice.[4] Cannabinoids induce ICAM-1, thereby conferring TIMP-1 induction and subsequent decreased cancer cell invasiveness thus inhibits lung cancer invasion and metastasis.[5]

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Researchers have observed expression of CB1 (24%) and CB2 (55%) in NSCLC patients. They have also shown that the treatment of NSCLC cell lines (A549 and SW-1573) with CB1/CB2- and CB2-specific agonists Win55,212-2 and JWH-015, respectively, significantly attenuated random as well as growth factor-directed in vitro chemotaxis and chemoinvasion in these cells.[6]

Researchers in lung cancers also reported that they observed significant reduction in focal adhesion complex, which plays an important role in cancer migration. Medical marijuana significantly inhibited in vivo tumor growth and lung metastasis (∼50%).[7]

In research on pancreatic cancer it was found that cannabinoids lead to apoptosis of pancreatic tumor cells via a CB2 receptor and de novo synthesized ceramide-dependent up-regulation of p8 and the endoplasmic reticulum stress–related genes ATF-4 and TRB3. These findings may contribute to set the basis for a new therapeutic approach for the treatment of pancreatic cancer as reported by the National Cancer Institute.

Prostate cancer cells possess increased expression of both cannabinoid 1 and 2 receptors, and stimulation of these results in decrease in cell viability, increased apoptosis, and decreased androgen receptor expression and prostate-specific antigen excretion.[8]

In colorectal carcinoma cell lines, cannabidiol protected DNA from oxidative damage, increased endocannabinoid levels and reduced cell proliferation in a CB(1)-, TRPV1- and PPARγ-antagonists sensitive manner. It is concluded that cannabidiol exerts chemopreventive effect in vivo and reduces cell proliferation through multiple mechanisms.[9]

Ovarian cancer represents one of the leading cause of cancer-related deaths for women and is the most common gynecologic malignancy. Results with medical marijuana support a new therapeutic approach for the treatment of ovarian cancer. It is also conceivable that with available cannabinoids as lead compounds, non-habit forming agents that have higher biological effects could be developed.[10]

Examination of a number of human leukaemia and lymphoma cell lines demonstrate that CB2 cannabinoid receptors expressed on malignancies of the immune system may serve as potential targets for the induction of apoptosis. Also, because CB2 agonists lack psychotropic effects, they may serve as novel anticancer agents to selectively target and kill tumors of immune origin.[11] Plant-derived cannabinoids, including Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), induce apoptosis in leukemic cells.[12]

Cannabinoid-treated tumors showed an increased number of apoptotic cells. This was accompanied by impairment of tumor vascularization, as determined by altered blood vessel morphology and decreased expression of proangiogenic factors (VEGF, placental growth factor, and angiopoietin. Abrogation of EGF-R function was also observed in cannabinoid-treated tumors.[13] These results support a new therapeutic approach for the treatment of skin tumors.

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the third cause of cancer-related death worldwide. When these tumors are in advanced stages, few therapeutic options are available. In this study, the effects of cannabinoids–a novel family of potential anticancer agents–on the growth of HCC was investigated. It was found that Δ(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ(9)-THC, the main active component of Cannabis sativa) and JWH-015 (a cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB(2)) cannabinoid receptor-selective agonist) reduced the viability of the human HCC cell lines Cannabinoids were able to inhibit tumor growth and ascites in an orthotopic model of HCC xenograft.[14] These findings may contribute to the design of new therapeutic strategies for the management of HCC.

Both cholangiocarcinoma cell lines and surgical specimens from cholangiocarcinoma patients expressed cannabinoid receptors. THC inhibited cell proliferation, migration and invasion, and induced cell apoptosis. THC also decreased actin polymerization and reduced tumor cell survival in anoikis assay. pMEK1/2 and pAkt demonstrated the lower extent than untreated cells. Consequently, THC is potentially used to retard cholangiocarcinoma cell growth and metastasis.[15]

Smoking marijuana might decrease the smoker’s risk for bladder cancer, a new study shows. Retrospectively analyzing a large database of patients, researchers at Kaiser Permanente in California found that patients who reported cannabis use were 45% less likely to be diagnosed with bladder cancer than patients who did not smoke at all.

THC is a potent inducer of apoptosis, even at 1 x IC(50) (inhibitory concentration 50%) concentrations and as early as 6 hours after exposure to the drug. These effects were seen in leukemic cell lines (CEM, HEL-92, and HL60) as well as in peripheral blood mononuclear cells.[16] Cannabinoids represent a novel class of drugs active in increasing the life span in  mice carrying Lewis lung tumors and decreasing primary tumor size.[17]

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Research has also found a cannabidiol-driven impaired invasion of human cervical cancer (HeLa, C33A) and human lung cancer cells (A549) that was reversed by antagonists to both CB(1) and CB(2) receptorrs as well as to transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 (TRPV1). The decrease of invasion by cannabidiol appeared concomitantly with up regulation of tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinases-1 (TIMP the findings provide a novel mechanism underlying the anti-invasive action of cannabidiol and imply its use as a therapeutic option for the treatment of highly invasive cancers.[18]

A new anticancer quinone (HU-331) was synthesized from cannabidiol. It shows significant high efficacy against human cancer cell lines in vitro and against in vivo tumor grafts in nude mice. Two non-psychotropic cannabinoids, cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabidiol-dimethylheptyl (CBD-DMH), induced apoptosis in a human acute myeloid leukemia (AML) HL-60 cell line.[19]

Other studies show a synthetic and potent cannabinoid receptor agonist, investigated in hepatoma HepG2 cells and a possible signal transduction pathway that is proposed, indicates a potential positive role in liver cancer.[20] Cannabinoids have been found to counteract intestinal inflammation and colon cancer.[21]

The control of the cellular proliferation has become a focus of major attention as opening new therapeutic possibilities for the use of cannabinoids as potential antitumor agents.[22] Cannabinoid treatment inhibits angiogenesis of gliomas in vivo.[23] Remarkably, cannabinoids kill glioma cells selectively and can protect non-transformed glial cells from death. These and other findings reviewed here might set the basis for a potential use of cannabinoids in the management of gliomas. Other confirming studies may provide the basis for a new therapeutic approach for the treatment of malignant gliomas.[24]

In summary

Cannabinoids are found to exert their anti-cancer effects in a number of ways and in a variety of tissues.

  • Triggering cell death, through a mechanism called apoptosis
  • Stopping cells from dividing
  • Preventing new blood vessels from growing into tumours
  • Reducing the chances of cancer cells spreading through the body, by stopping cells from moving or invading neighbouring tissue
  • Speeding up the cell’s internal ‘waste disposal machine’ – a process known as autophagy – which can lead to cell death

All these effects are thought to be caused by cannabinoids locking onto the CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors.  Almost daily we are seeing new or confirming evidence that Cannibinoids can be used to great benefit in cancer treatment of many types.

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[1] Crosstalk between chemokine receptor CXCR4 and cannabinoid receptor CB2 in modulating breast cancer growth and invasion. Nasser MW; et al; PLoS One. 2011;6(9):e23901. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023901. Epub 2011 Sep 7;  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21915267 .

[2] Cannabidiol as a novel inhibitor of Id-1 gene expression in aggressive breast cancer cells; McAllister SDet al; Mol Cancer Ther. 2007 Nov;6(11):2921-7; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18025276.

[3] Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol inhibits cell cycle progression in human breast cancer cells through Cdc2 regulation; Caffarel MM et al; Cancer Res; 2006 Jul 1;66(13):6615-21; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16818634

[4] Cannabinoids: a new hope for breast cancer therapy?
Caffarel MM et al; Cancer Treat Rev.: 2012 Nov; 38(7):911-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2012.06.005. Epub 2012 Jul 7;  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22776349

[5] Cannabidiol inhibits lung cancer cell invasion and metastasis via intercellular adhesion molecule-1.Ramer R et al; FASEB J.; 2012 Apr;26(4):1535-48. doi: 10.1096/fj.11-198184. Epub 2011 Dec 23; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22198381?dopt=Abstract

[6] Cannabinoid receptors, CB1 and CB2, as novel targets for inhibition of non-small cell lung cancer growth and metastasis; Preet A, et al; Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2011 Jan;4(1):65-75. doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-10-0181. Epub 2010 Nov 19; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21097714?dopt=Abstract

[7] Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol inhibits epithelial growth factor-induced lung cancer cell migration in vitro as well as its growth and metastasis in vivo; A Preetet al; Oncogene; (2008) 27, 339–346; doi:10.1038/sj.onc.1210641; published online 9 July 2007;  http://www.nature.com/onc/journal/v27/n3/abs/1210641a.html

[8] The role of cannabinoids in prostate cancer: Basic science perspective and potential clinical applications;Juan A. Ramos and Fernando J. Bianco; Indian J Urol. 2012 Jan-Mar; 28(1): 9–14;.doi:10.4103/0970-1591.94942http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3339795/?report=classic

[9] Chemopreventive effect of the non-psychotropic phytocannabinoid cannabidiol on experimental colon cancer.
Aviello G et al; ;J Mol Med (Berl);2012 Aug;90(8):925-34. doi: 10.1007/s00109-011-0856-x. Epub 2012;  Jan 10.;  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22231745

[10] Cannabinoid receptors as a target for therapy of ovarian cancer

Farrukh Afaq; et al;,Proc Amer Assoc Cancer Res, Volume 47, 2006; http://www.aacrmeetingabstracts.org/cgi/content/abstract/2006/1/1084

[11] Targeting CB2 cannabinoid receptors as a novel therapy to treat malignant lymphoblastic disease.
McKallip RJ et al; Blood. 2002 Jul 15;100(2):627-34.; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12091357

[12] Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol-induced apoptosis in Jurkat leukemia T cells is regulated by translocation of Bad to mitochondria.
Jia W et al; Mol Cancer Res.; 2006 Aug;4(8):549-62; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16908594 .

[13] Inhibition of skin tumor growth and angiogenesis in vivo by activation of cannabinoid receptors.
Casanova ML et al: J Clin Invest. 2003 Jan;111(1):43-50; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12511587

[14] Anti-tumoral action of cannabinoids on hepatocellular carcinoma: role of AMPK-dependent activation of autophagy. Vara D et al; Cell Death Differ; 2011 Jul;18(7):1099-111. doi: 10.1038/cdd.2011.32. Epub 2011 Apr 8.; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21475304

[15] The dual effects of delta(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol on cholangiocarcinoma cells: anti-invasion activity at low concentration and apoptosis induction at high concentration. Leelawat Set al; Cancer Invest. 2010 May;28(4):357-63. doi: 10.3109/07357900903405934; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19916793.

[16] Cannabis-induced cytotoxicity in leukemic cell lines: the role of the cannabinoid receptors and the MAPK pathway;Powles T et al; Blood;.2005 Feb 1;105(3):1214-21; Epub 2004 Sep 28.; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15454482

[17] In vivo effects of cannabinoids on macromolecular biosynthesis in Lewis lung carcinomas; Friedman MA; Cancer Biochem Biophys. 1977;2(2):51-4.; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/616322

[18] Cannabidiol inhibits cancer cell invasion via upregulation of tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinases-1; Ramer Ret al; Biochem Pharmacol; 2010 Apr 1;79(7):955-66. doi: 10.1016/j.bcp.2009.11.007. Epub 2009 Nov 13; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19914218

[19] Gamma-irradiation enhances apoptosis induced by cannabidiol, a non-psychotropic cannabinoid, in cultured HL-60 myeloblastic leukemia cells. Gallily R et al; Leuk Lymphoma.: 2003 Oct;44(10):1767-73; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14692532.

[20] Apoptosis induced in HepG2 cells by the synthetic cannabinoid WIN: involvement of the transcription factor PPARgamma. Giuliano Met et al; Biochimie;. 2009 Apr;91(4):457-65. doi: 10.1016/j.biochi.2008.11.003. Epub 2008 Nov 27. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19059457

[21] Cannabinoids in intestinal inflammation and cancer. Izzo AA1, Camilleri M.; Pharmacol Res; 2009 Aug;60(2):117-25. doi: 10.1016/j.phrs.2009.03.008. Epub 2009 Mar 18; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19442536

[22] Involvement of cannabinoids in cellular proliferation;López-Rodríguez ML et al; ;Mini Rev Med Chem; 2005 Jan;5(1):97-106 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15638794

[23] Hypothesis: cannabinoid therapy for the treatment of gliomas? Velasco G et al;  Neuropharmacology;.2004 Sep;47(3):315-23; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15275820

[24] Anti-tumoral action of cannabinoids: involvement of sustained ceramide accumulation and extracellular signal-regulated kinase activation; Galve-Roperh; Nat Med.; 2000 Mar;6(3):313-9; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10700234

 


 

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Want To Get Rid Of The Hydro Heads?

I have known several people who became addicted to hydros (Hydrocodone). Some very close to me. Some have died from it or complications caused by it.

The death rate of over-doses has skyrocketed, especially when you combine the hydros with the oxys and other narcotics that are much stronger (and this isn’t touching the liver damage that the Tylenol found in hydros can cause).

So, what if you knew that everywhere that medical marijuana has been legalized, the death rates have plummeted 25%?

Right. Its just a coincidence.

America has a major problem with prescription pain medications like Vicodin and OxyContin. Overdose deaths from these pharmaceutical opioids have approximately tripled since 1991, and every day 46 people die of such overdoses in the United States.

However, in the 13 states that passed laws allowing for the use of medical marijuana between 1999 and 2010, 25 percent fewer people die from opioid overdoses annually.

Newsweek and a h/t to Patients For Medical Cannabis

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