New Research: Cannabis Accelerates Growth of Common Tumors | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
A new study by researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that THC — the stuff in cannabis that makes you high — can accelerate the growth of tumors in patients with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection-related head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

“We now have convincing scientific evidence that daily marijuana use can drive tumor growth in HPV-related head and neck cancer,” said co-author Joseph Califano in a statement.