Monday, November 24, 2014

Hemp oil cured man's stage 4 pancreatic cancer
What Are Phoenix Tears? Quite simply, Phoenix Tears are a potent, concentrated form of the cannabis plant. This therapy is also known as R.S.O (Rick Simpson Oil), Cannabis Cure Oil, Run From the Cure Oil, F.E.C.O (Fully Extracted Cannabis Oil), Ronnie Smith Oil, Jamaican Hash Oil (like you used to get “back in the day”) Cannabis extract, or simply hash oil. Whatever you call it, it is strong medicine that cures most cancers and can treat many disorders/diseases in the body.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Grandmas Smoking Weed for the First Time (Extended Cut)

Why Congress should legalize pot

By Jeffrey Miron at CNN Opinion


... "To realize the full potential of legalization, therefore, federal law must change. The best approach is to remove marijuana from the list of drugs regulated by the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), the federal law that governs prohibition." ...

Monday, November 17, 2014

Mich. medical marijuana card holder commits suicide after police ‘witch hunt’ over pot ‘butter’

by: David Edwards at RAW STORY

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Media Leaping to Extremely Faulty Conclusions from Study on the Effects of Marijuana on the Brain

By Paul Armentano at AlterNet 

 
... "So precisely what do these findings tell us in regard to pot use and health? Not much. Since the study design is not longitudinal, investigators cannot determine whether these differences are caused by subject’s cannabis use, whether these differences existed prior to subjects’ ever trying cannabis, or whether these differences persist when users’ cannabis consumption ceases."

 

"Most importantly, investigators in this study failed to determine whether any of these differences are positively associated with any measurable adverse performance outcomes, such as cognitive performance or quality of life. It may be that these cannabis users are functioning in their daily lives in a manner that is indistinguishable from controls, in which case the imaging differences may hold little if any real-world significance. (In fact, one of the paper’s authors acknowledged,  “[C]hronic users appear to be doing fine.”)" ...

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

TED TALK - Ethan Nadelmann:
Why we need to end the War on Drugs

Monday, November 10, 2014

Cannabis boosts brain connectivity

by: press association 

 

 "... our study does not conclusively address whether any or all of the brain changes are a direct consequence of marijuana use"

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Marijuana milestone

Almost half of American states have taken steps to legalise cannabis. The federal government should follow

The Economist

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

How the IRS and Congress cripple the marijuana industry with an obscure, decades-old law

 By Terrence McCoy at The Washington Post

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Monday, November 3, 2014

Dr. Tod Mikuriya: 
The Lost Interview, Berkeley, California, 2004

California Raids Destroy Sick Kids' Medical Marijuana Supply

by Carly Schwartz at Huff Post Politics

 

"A spate of recent raids in California has destroyed an abundance of medical marijuana plants intended to treat children with debilitating seizure disorders."   ... 

We Already Know Who Won the 2014 Election

by: Wendy Weiser and Lawrence Norden-Huff Post The Blog

 

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Florida Medical Marijuana Is Actually Not Done, According to Latest Poll

 New Times Broward Palm Beach

 ... "Still, even with a reliable poll showing 62 percent, that number still indicates that this race is too close to call. Anzalone says turnout is what will truly count in the end."

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Face it: marijuana is legal, crime is down, traffic fatalities are declining and fewer teens are lighting up

 

International Impacts of the U.S. Trend toward Legal Marijuana-Brookings Institute

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Culture High - Culture High Director Brett Harvey and Producer Adam Scorgie talk to Cenk Uygur

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

No, marijuana use doesn’t lower your IQ

 

 "In particular alcohol use was found to be strongly associated with IQ decline," the authors write. "No other factors were found to be predictive of IQ change."

...

 "But this study is the latest in a growing, robust body of evidence suggesting it makes little sense to focus on marijuana use to the exclusion of all other factors."

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Study shows no relationship between moderate adolescent cannabis use and exam results, IQ

at Medical Xpress

 It's hard to know what causes what- do kids do badly at school because they are smoking weed, or do they smoke weed because they're doing badly? This study suggests it is not as simple as saying cannabis is the problem.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Cannabis Compound Cannabigerol (CBG) May Prevent Colon Cancer

 By TJ Baker at The Daily Chronic

 

 ... “CBG should be considered translationally in colorectal cancer prevention and cure.,” researchers concluded.

Entrepreneurs eye emerging marijuana markets
by Donna Leinwand Leger, at USA TODAY


The Bigger the Criminal, The Smaller the Penalty

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

"The Culture High" trailer

Higher Ground: Marijuana prohibition, an alchemy that turns a weed into gold

Metro Times

   

  ... "We've taken something that's renewable and easy to cultivate, relieves symptoms, may cure disease, and simply makes one feel good, and prohibited it. Do you see? Prohibition is the ultimate form of alchemy! We've taken a weed and turned it into gold!"... 

Monday, September 29, 2014

UNLV’s next big recruit could be pot researcher

 By ARNOLD M. KNIGHTLY-LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL

 

 ... "Nevada’s state and federal lawmakers have been working to bring medical marijuana researcher Dr. Sue Sisley to the university to conduct a pilot study on the safety and efficacy of marijuana on veterans with chronic and treatment-resistant post-traumatic stress disorder."

Friday, September 26, 2014

Eric Holder signals support for marijuana reform as he walks out the door

Thursday, September 25, 2014


The Civil Asset Forfeiture Racket

It's time to end the practice of policing for profit.

 A. Barton Hinkle at Reason.com

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Why sheriffs oppose medical pot: Profits, not public safety

 

"No amount of money justifies turning otherwise law-abiding patients into criminals or forcing sick people into the illicit drug market, where their dollars support drug cartels and criminal gangs. The only risk posed by Amendment 2 is to the police administrators' bottom lines."

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Monday, September 8, 2014

World leaders call for responsible legal regulation of drugs

http://www.gcdpsummary2014.com/s/global_commission_EN.pdf