All too often we hear how cannabis can cure cancer, but how does it actually acomplish this?
If you’ve ever wondered how cannabis fights against cancer then this infographic from survivingmesothelioma.com should clear a few things up.
Cannabinoids, the active compounds in cannabis effect cancer in several ways which are listed below:
- Antiproliferative – Prevents cancer cells from reproducing.
- Antiangiogenic – Prevents formation of new blood vessels needed by
tumor to grow.
- Antimetastatic – Prevents cancer from spreading to other organs.
- Apoptotic – Induces cell to seek its own death.