THC Gives Cancer the Munchies

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THC Gives Cancer the Munchies

Post by Dr. Greenthumb » Sat May 22, 2010 2:52 pm

A new study by Salazar et al. in The Journal of Clinical Investigation demonstrates that THC causes tumor cells to begin to degrade themselves from the inside (a process called autophagy, i.e. "self-eating"). Although autophagy has been shown to promote cell survival in some cases and cell death in others, the authors show that in this case it causes cancer cells to undergo programmed cell death (apoptosis). Thus, THC activates a series of events within cancer cells, inhibiting tumor growth.
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Re: THC Gives Cancer the Munchies

Post by J O E » Sat May 22, 2010 4:44 pm

weed has a similar effect on me... I normally just eat the strings on my hoodie though
its just there in the air

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Re: THC Gives Cancer the Munchies

Post by Dr. Greenthumb » Sat May 22, 2010 9:25 pm

it causes you to self destruct?
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Re: THC Gives Cancer the Munchies

Post by J O E » Sat May 22, 2010 10:47 pm

more or less
its just there in the air

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Re: THC Gives Cancer the Munchies

Post by Dr. Greenthumb » Sun May 23, 2010 9:33 pm

:lol:
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Re: THC Gives Cancer the Munchies

Post by Blunt Docta » Wed May 26, 2010 1:28 pm

J O E wrote:weed has a similar effect on me... I normally just eat the strings on my hoodie though
lmao i always find myself chewing on the strings on my shorts to when blazed
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