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    Default Spain -- Active Ingredient in Marijuana Kills Brain Cancer Cells

    Courtesy of Forbes magazine:

    03.31.09, 08:00 PM EDT
    Experts say finding worth further study, but patients shouldn't light up just yet

    WEDNESDAY, April 1 (HealthDay News) -- New research out of Spain suggests that THC -- the active ingredient in marijuana -- appears to prompt the death of brain cancer cells.

    The finding is based on work with mice designed to carry human cancer tumors, as well as from an analysis of THC's impact on tumor cells extracted from two patients coping with a highly aggressive form of brain cancer.

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    Gah, should have done a better forum search before posting, I didn't realize it was over a week old. That said, it's probably noteworthy nonetheless because Forbes is quite a different audience than Reuters.
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    Forbes business would only be interested in where to invest in this miracle drug!
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