In March of 2014, Neville and Sharon Kelly were grappling with shattering news; Sharon was diagnosed with stage IV terminal lung cancer and given 6 to 9 months to live. “I was desperately searching the internet looking for information or any confirmation that cannabis can be used to fight cancer..”
Other forms of epilepsy seem to respond just as well to high-CBD therapy. Dr. Margaret Gedde found that child patients with Dravet syndrome, Doose syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome all improved with extract use.
Like before, it struck Stan in the lungs first. Manifesting as a persistent cough, a doctor later revealed cancerous nodes in the lungs that were the real culprits.
Previous studies, like this one, have proven that when smoking marijuana in isolation (i.e. without cigarettes) there is no associated decline in pulmonary functioning or increased risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or lung cancer.