Nausea and the CB1 receptors

We know that medical marijuana can help with chemotherapy related nausea and weight loss.  Here’s an article from British Journal of Pharmacology that helps explain why.

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It turns out that if you hit your brain’s CB1 receptors with THC and make that effect stick around with CBD, you can way decrease chemotherapy related nausea and weight loss.  So we think that both THC and CBD should be tried to prevent chemotherapy related nausea and weight loss.