Young people who smoke cannabis are more likely to be addicted to cigarettes in later life

Young people who smoke cannabis are more likely to get hooked on cigarettes in later life Exposure to THC, main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, can increase addictive properties of nicotineCigarettes often considered a 'gateway' to other drugs, but this shows the reverse can be true By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 14:31 GMT, 11 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:52 GMT, 11 January 2013 Exposure to THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, can increase the addictive properties of nicotine Young people who smoke cannabis are also more likely to become addicted to cigarettes – increasing their risk of heart disease and lung cancer.

Cannabis compound “could stop breast cancer from spreading”

Cannabis plant extract ‘could stop aggressive breast cancer from spreading’. Compound in the plant does not produce psychoactive properties of cannabis.Found not only to stop breast cancer cells from acting ‘crazy’ but also to return to normal cells

Medical marijuana without the memory loss

Dude, where's my medicine Prescription marijuana without the memory loss on the horizon The cannabis plant has pain-relieving properties but can also increase the risk of memory problems and psychosis Marijuana is commonly used for pain relief in many U.S states, but has regrettable side-effects such as making you forgetful.

Marijuana: World"s first cannabis-based prescription drug to relieve cancer pain could soon hit U.S pharmacies

World's first cannabis-based prescription drug could soon hit U.S pharmacy shelves A British company is conducting landmark trials which could see medicines derived from or inspired by the cannabis plant itself making their way to American pharmacy shelves.