Video – Why do the news and so many media site offer so little hard-hitting investigative journalism?
Video – A short documentary that gives an overview of cannabis varieties, modes of consumption, as well as its positive and negative effects on the body.
Alex Pietrowski – As evidence mounts that cannabis treats cancer and that chemotherapy is dangerous, should children be allowed to try cannabis before chemotherapy if they or their guardians so desire?
Infographic – What are the differences when it comes to plant structure, odor, effects and origins when comparing cannabis sativa to indica?
Marco Torres – Hemp is often mistaken for its cannabis cousin, marijuana, even though smoking an entire garbage bag of hemp would not produce an altered state of consciousness.
Allan Badiner – here are now legal medical cannabis programs in 23 states, but, Ironically, the actual healing power of the plant has barely been tapped…
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 […]