Research on cannabinoids, terpenes and cancer

Pub Med Central (PMC), a hub for open source literature and has several peer-reviewed articles on this topic:

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  • At the time of writing this 46 results are available on PMC from the search of "cannabis terpenes cancer"
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  1. Tomko AM, Whynot EG, Ellis LD, Dupré DJ. Anti-Cancer Potential of Cannabinoids, Terpenes, and Flavonoids Present in Cannabis. Cancers (Basel). 2020 Jul 21;12(7):1985. doi: 10.3390/cancers12071985. PMID: 32708138; PMCID: PMC7409346.
Andrew Defries

Andrew Defries