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Cannabinoid Treatment: Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, including functional bowel diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s disease and colitis, afflict more than one in five Americans, particularly women. While some GI disorders may be...

Turned-Off Cannabinoid Receptor Turns on Colorectal Tumor Growth

Researchers find CB1 suppresses tumors, a new potential path for treatment & prevention New preclinical research shows that cannabinoid cell surface receptor CB1 plays a tumor-suppressing role in human colorectal cancer, scientists report in the Aug. 1 edition of...