Video -Two interesting clips are borrowed from the BBC’s series “Weird Nature” about certain animals’ appetite for psychedelic plants.
Owen Poindexter – Here are five of the most popular arguments against cannabis legalization that are easily undermined by objective data.
Video – Watch as the THC ingredient in marijuana kills cancer cells.
Marco Torres – Many pain experts are now advising that physicians recommend cannabis therapy in in lieu of opiate medications…
Video – When 3 grandmothers who’ve never tried it before smoke out in front of a camera, the results are hilarious…
Maia Szalavitz – “The magnitude of the change is hard to understand without knowing a bit of recent history—and if we are going to continue to move toward rational drug policy…”
Christina Sarich – Cannabis again proves itself to be an effective agent in treating cancer, and here is how it helps with brain cancer…
Christina Sarich – Another story about the effectiveness of cannabis oil in treating cancer. Why is this stuff still illegal in most places?
Voters across the country have accelerated the unprecedented momentum to legalize marijuana and end the wider drug war…
Cannabis in India has for a long time been used as a religious sacrament and entheogenic to be closer to God. Bhang, a potent drink made from the flowers is still legal today…
Paul Armentano – Scientists in Israel are looking at cannabidiol to see what role it can play in cancer treatment.
Keri Blakinger, Substance Waking Times This article was originally featured at Substance.com and reprinted here with permission. Fancy yourself a connoisseur of all things weed? Then see whether this trip from ancient China to modern Alaska takes you anywhere unexpected. What do Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, Justin Bieber, Maya Angelou and well over 100 million […]
Jeff Roberts, Collective-Evolution Waking Times January 1st 2014 saw the opening of the very first cannabis shop in Colorado as the cultivation, manufacture and sale of the controversial plant became fully legalized. Since then, the state has seen a lot of promising results. Laura Pegram of Drugpolicy.org wrote in her article, Six Months of Marijuana Sales: Positive Trends […]
Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo Waking Times The future of medicine rests on the the fundamental right we all have to use things that spring from the Earth naturally as healing agents. Why should cannabis, used for at least 10000 years by humankind to alleviate suffering, be excluded from this inexorable mandate? The politics of cannabis are […]
Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times As hemp makes a comeback in the U.S. after a decades-long ban on its cultivation, scientists are reporting that fibers from the plant can pack as much energy and power as graphene, long-touted as the model material for supercapacitors. They’re presenting their research, which a Canadian start-up company is working […]
Sam Gandy, Guest Waking Times The human brain contains around 86 billion neurons, and 86 trillion connections between these neurons. That is more connections than there are stars in the Milky Way galaxy, or galaxies in the known universe. The human brain is one of the most complex and wondrous things we know of, and […]
Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times Despite the myths we’ve heard throughout our lives about cannabis killing brain cells, it turns out that a growing number of studies seem to indicate that cannabis actually has neuroprotective properties. Cannabis has an incredible ability to regulate emotional behavior and may be the most reliable medicinal plant available […]
Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times Juicing cannabis usually involves blending or pressing fresh plant material instead of buds that have been dried or aged. Some believe that raw cannabis should be treated as a dietary staple. Cannabis is one of the most versatile plants with few others matching its medicinal powers. Separating the myths from […]
April M. Short, AlterNet Waking Times The U.S. is far behind when it comes to drug laws that actually make sense. While people in Barcelona, Spain are lighting joints up on the street outside of bars as tourists flock to enjoy a marijuana culture that increasing rivals Amsterdam, the U.S. continues it’s prohibitionist path. While Israel’s […]
Eddy Lepp, Cannabis Now Waking Times Oh, the joy and heartbreak of being here in Colorado. It is somewhat ironic that the Feds would send me here, to the only state that has made sales of marijuana completely legal, not only for its own citizens but also those just passing through. I am serving a […]
Martin A. Lee, Reality Sandwich Waking Times Join Martin A. Lee for the live, interactive video course, “The Cannabis Health Revolution: Understanding and Utilizing the Latest Science and Research.” Learn from some of the world’s leading medical experts how marijuana can be used for healing mind and body. Martin will be joined by an all-star line up […]