For centuries there has been much recorded on the medical benefits of marijuana. We'll continue to try to find recent information and historical reference to provide you with published findings by specialists the world over.
Antineoplastic activity of cannabinoids.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 1975 Sep;55(3):597-602.
Munson AE, Harris LS, Friedman MA, Dewey WL, Carchman RA.
Marijuana use and cancer incidence
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, USA
S. Sidney, C. P. Quesenberry Jr., G. D. Friedman and I. S. Tekawa
Cannabinoids: potential anticancer agents
Nature Reviews Cancer 3, 745-755 (October 2003) | doi:10.1038/nrc1188
Evaluation of herbal cannabis characteristics by medical users: a randomized trial
Department of Anesthesia, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ware MA, Ducruet T, Robinson AR.
A pilot clinical study of Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol in patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme
British Journal of Cancer (2006) 95, 197–203. doi:10.1038/sj.bjc.6603236
M Guzmán, M J Duarte, C Blázquez, J Ravina, M C Rosa, I Galve-Roperh, C Sánchez, G Velasco and L González-Feria
World Health Organization. 1997;
Working Party on the Use of Cannabis for Medical Purposes
Health Department of New South Wales, Australia, 2000; Vol II, p 41.
Proposed Medical Marijuana Uses
American Medical Association, Council of Scientific Affairs 1997. Chicago, IL
The science of marijuana.
Iversen, L.L. Oxford University Press, Oxford New York, 2000; p 46-157
Marijuana the forbidden medicine.
Grinspoon, L., Bakalar, J.B. , Yale University Press, Newhaven, 1993
Marihuana and medicine: Assessing the science base.
National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine (IOM) National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., 1999 2.5 - 4.32
Therapeutic uses of cannabis.
British Medical Association. Harwood Academic Publishers, Amsterdam, 1997
The health and psychological effects of cannabis use.
Australian Commonwealth government, Department of Health and Ageing, National Drug Strategy, Monograph Series No.44 National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales. Wayne Hall, Louisa Degenhardt, Michael Lynskey. 1994
The residual neuropsychological effects of cannabis: the current status of research.
Pope Jr, H.G., Gruber, A.J., Yurgelun-Todd, D. Drug Alcohol Depend. 1995; 8: 25-34
The effects of cannabinoids on the brain.
Ameri, A. Progress in neurobiology, 1999; 58: 315-348
Therapeutic aspects of cannabis and cannabinoids.
Robson, P. Br J Psychiatry. 2001; 178:107-115
Health aspects of cannabis: revisited.
Hollister, L.E. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. 1998; 1: 71-80