In April the world's first Marijuana Exchange Traded Fund, Horizon Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (TSE:HMMJ) hit the public markets. The ETF went public at $10 per share and popped during its first few days of trading.
When HMMJ hit the public markets, investors were craving exposure to marijuana stocks as new laws and regulations have helped push marijuana into the mainstream spotlight. Some U.S. states and parts of Canada have decriminalized the drug while it has spread in popularity and acceptance for its medical use.
Cannabis is a proven treatment for cancer patients struggling with the side effects of chemotherapy such as nausea and loss of appetite.
But now, pre clinical research is showing that cannabis could actually be a cancer killer.
A group of scientists recently reported that THC and CBD slowed the growth and even killed certain cancer cells – including breast, brain and liver cancer – when grown in a lab.
Animal studies also suggest that cannabis could be a cancer killer.
A study conducted by Complutense University, one of the oldest and largest universities in Europe located in Madrid, showed that an injection of a synthetic THC eliminated malignant brain tumors in 1/3 of the rats studied while extending the life of another 1/3. Continue reading "Cannabis Cancer Stock Up 207% In 2017"→