Posts in Medical Cannabis
Sen. Dianne Feinstein on marijuana

On June 11, 2015, the Senate Appropriations Committee marked up the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (H.R. 2578). Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) offered an amendment to the bill that would prohibit Department of Justice from using funds to prevent the implementation of state laws authorizing the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of medical marijuana. While I voted against the amendment, you may be pleased to know that it passed by a vote of 21-9.

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Marijuana Health Benefits For Pets

The use of cannabis extract is a growing trend in treating pets. High summer is hell for my Golden-doodle, Monty. At the park, grass seeds and burrs catch in his woolly mop of black fur. The pollen and dust set off his skin allergies. The heat – more severe every year in the Pacific north-west – cuts fetch time in half.

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Medical Cannabis Surprises

Cannabinoid antibiotics could prove to be part of the solution to the threat of antibiotic resistance. In recent decades, society has started to lose its battle against harmful bacteria. Not only are some types of bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics, but researchers’ efforts to develop new classes of antibiotics have all but ground to a halt.

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Sister Somayah Kambui

An amazing leader, Sister Somayah Kambui was a pioneer researcher regarding cannabis oil as a treatment for sickle cell. Somayah produced the first Los Angeles Million Marijuana (now Global) in 1999 plus all subsequent ones until her death in 2008.  She gave away collectively tons of cannabis and its healing oil over the decades while fighting tirelessly to end the drug war.  Sister Somayah frequently said she was born to help free the weed, bring hemp’s and love’s benefits to people in need.

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CBD Producers Are Targeted By The FDA

On November 01, 2017 the Food and Drug Administration stated; "Marijuana doesn't cure cancer. It has not been shown to somehow explode tumor cells or promote the growth of new brain cells. Substances that contain components of marijuana will be treated like any other products that make unproven claims to shrink cancer tumors.

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Cannabis Helps With Connective Tissue Disorders

Connective tissue disorders come in over 200 varieties, but one thing they all have in common is the pain they inflict. Assaulting the soft tissues which connect the body's parts as diverse as skin, bones and organs, these diseases attack the normal collagens and proteins which support healthy connective tissues and condemn their human host to a lifetime of suffering which does not, despite rumors to the contrary, diminish over time.

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Setting the Record Straight

Mainstream misunderstandings of marijuana are nothing new. José Antonio Alzate y Ramírez, an eminent Mexican scientist, studied the effects of marijuana on human subjects and became quite alarmed at what he saw. “There is no doubt that the health of the population is a central concern here,” he wrote.

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Cannabis - Heals mind and spirit

Holistic medicine works with the body, mind and spirit. Dr. Andrew Weil has observed that, from the perspective of complete and true healing, cannabis helps not only in coping with body issues but reduces stress to the mind and is helpful to the spirit. Perhaps, cannabis helps us see more and embrace the world.

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Cannabis Helps Cancer and Alzheimers Disease

Once started, reading ‘Marijuana Gateway to Health’ is hard to stop. Clint Werner's training in journalism is evident throughout, making his book a definite smile to read. It may seem difficult to find humor in the egregious assaults against this benign and beneficial substance, but Werner has done it. Readers will laugh often at the factoids he places in ironic juxtaposition to the ridiculousness of the drug warriors' actions.

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