Tag: cannabis

Bhang : Entheogenic Use of Cannabis in India

Bhang : Entheogenic Use of Cannabis in India

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…

By October 18, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Scientists In Israel Will Study Anti-Tumor Effects of Cannabis In Cancer Patients

Scientists In Israel Will Study Anti-Tumor Effects of Cannabis In Cancer Patients

Paul Armentano – Scientists in Israel are looking at cannabidiol to see what role it can play in cancer treatment.

By October 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
10 Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Marijuana

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Marijuana

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 […]

By October 9, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
7 Ways Cannabis Legalization Has Already Benefited Colorado

7 Ways Cannabis Legalization Has Already Benefited Colorado

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 […]

By September 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Why Cannnabis Is the Future of Medicine

Why Cannnabis Is the Future of Medicine

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 […]

By September 2, 2014 5 Comments Read More →
Hemp-Based Batteries Could Change the Way We Store Energy Forever

Hemp-Based Batteries Could Change the Way We Store Energy Forever

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 […]

By August 18, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Feed Your Head: Harnessing Neurogenesis

Feed Your Head: Harnessing Neurogenesis

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 […]

By August 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Cannabis Treats Anxiety, Depression And Activates Pathways That Regulate Emotional Behavior

Cannabis Treats Anxiety, Depression And Activates Pathways That Regulate Emotional Behavior

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 […]

By August 13, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
6 Reasons To Juice Rather Than Smoke Cannabis

6 Reasons To Juice Rather Than Smoke Cannabis

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 […]

By August 11, 2014 4 Comments Read More →
9 Marijuana Policies From Around the World That Are Way Ahead of the U.S.

9 Marijuana Policies From Around the World That Are Way Ahead of the U.S.

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 […]

I Am Serving a 10-Year Mandatory Minimum for Marijuana in Colorado

I Am Serving a 10-Year Mandatory Minimum for Marijuana in Colorado

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 […]

Cannabis and Legislators – The CBD-Only Stampede

Cannabis and Legislators – The CBD-Only Stampede

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 […]

Toke Up and Focus – How Cannabis Can Help With ADHD

Toke Up and Focus – How Cannabis Can Help With ADHD

Kevin Sterne, Contributor Waking Times Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) use cannabis more than most of us, according to a Brown University study. But, they probably are not toking up for the reasons one may think. Far from lazing around, suggestive new research offers, they might be doing it to write a college […]

12 Negative Aspects of Consuming Cannabis

12 Negative Aspects of Consuming Cannabis

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times The progressing liberation of cannabis has been brought about by a surge in information on the positive medical and recreational benefits of this healing plant. There is a growing body of scientific evidence demonstrating how this plant can be of tremendous medicinal value in fighting and coping with many […]

Cannabis Oil Cures 8 Month Old Infant of Cancer, Dissolving Large Inoperable Tumor In 8 Months

Cannabis Oil Cures 8 Month Old Infant of Cancer, Dissolving Large Inoperable Tumor In 8 Months

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times According to Dr. William Courtney, the western medical mind has a very hard if not impossible time trying to understand the diverse actions of Cannabidiol. He explains how his youngest patient who is 8 months old, had a very massive centrally located inoperable brain tumor. The child’s father pushed […]

10 Biggest Pot Myths, Debunked by Science

10 Biggest Pot Myths, Debunked by Science

Paul Armentano, AlterNet Waking Times By any objective analysis, cannabis and cannabinoids exceed the FDA’s existing standards for medicine. Medical cannabis opponents are fond of promoting many myths and misconceptions about the herb. Here are the facts. 1. Medical cannabis is too dangerous to recommend as a medicine The cannabis plant and its biologically active constituents, known […]

Tobacco: A Forgotten Healing Plant

Tobacco: A Forgotten Healing Plant

Katarina, Guest Waking Times Tobacco’s genus, Nicotiana, covers over 70 species. The name tobacco usually refers to most famous and widely used Nicotiana Tabacum and its shorter but more potent cousin Nicotiana Rustica, both native to the Americas. Although it’s hard to pinpoint when and where it was first cultivated, it is sure tobacco has […]

What’s the Difference Between Hemp and Marijuana?

What’s the Difference Between Hemp and Marijuana?

Angela Bacca, AlterNet Waking Times The largely misunderstood distinction now has two correct answers. What is the difference between hemp and marijuana? The short answer: semantics. The long answer: the difference is a largely misunderstood distinction that now has two correct answers, a legal one and a scientific one. And like all things proven by […]

Study Shows The Therapeutic Effects of Cannabis on Autistic Children

Study Shows The Therapeutic Effects of Cannabis on Autistic Children

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times A new study on how marijuana affects autism will undoubtedly fuel the flames of the debate over medical cannabis, particularly given its implications on the uncharted use of pot in kids for medical conditions. The study on how marijuana affects autism is not the first to suggestcannabinoids can be […]

The Endocannabinoid System and How THC Cures Cancer

The Endocannabinoid System and How THC Cures Cancer

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times There are close to 20,000 studies on cannabinoids in the pubmed database. Few scientists who concentrate their work around cannabinoids can deny the tremendous therapeutic potential of cannabis. Dr. Christina Sanchez, a molecular biologist at Compultense University in Madrid Spain, has completed extensive research which led to one of […]