Study: Cannabinoids Found in Cannabis May Decrease the Viability of Melanoma Cells

Phytocannabinoids in the Treatment of Melanoma An in-vitro and in-vivostudy published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology in February 2015 found that treatment with delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) helped to decrease the viability of melanoma cells. Cells perform autophagy, a process designed to clean out intracellular debris (e.g. old cell parts [organelles], proteins that are no longer needed, etc.) with the help of lysosomes (organelles that contain enzymes that help to break down proteins, … Continue reading Study: Cannabinoids Found in Cannabis May Decrease the Viability of Melanoma Cells