Joe Crowe described his recovery from cancer in a June 2012 video ("Hemp Oil"). Joe had a fist-sized tumor in his upper chest, diagnosed as Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Over the course of twelve years, he received chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants which failed to eliminate cancer. In the fall of 2011, Joe was connected with a caregiver in Michigan and began receiving cannabis oil. Within three months of cannabis oil treatment, Joe felt his tumor begin to shrink. In five months, he was cancer-free.
On December 4, 2013, Joe released an update video stating he is still cancer-free after a year (O'Toole). He emphasized the importance of continuing to take a maintenance dose of oil to prevent cancer from returning, especially due to the large number of environmental toxins humans are exposed to daily. Joe now helps other people make and use cannabis oil therapeutically.