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This is What Happens When Grandma Tries Cannabis

This is What Happens When Grandma Tries Cannabis

Video – When 3 grandmothers who’ve never tried it before smoke out in front of a camera, the results are hilarious…

By November 20, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Don’t Forget Why Marijuana Legalization Is Winning

Don’t Forget Why Marijuana Legalization Is Winning

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…”

By November 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
New Marijuana Ruling Shows The Age of Deception On The Most Medicinal Plant In The World Is Coming To An End

New Marijuana Ruling Shows The Age of Deception On The Most Medicinal Plant In The World Is Coming To An End

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times More than a dozen U.S. states have now completely decriminalized the act of possessing marijuana and both Colorado and Washington have made it legal to possess, sell, transport and cultivate the plant. But soon it may be legalized across the entire country following a decision Thursday by the federal […]

By September 2, 2013 18 Comments Read More →
The 10 Reasons Cannabis Is Far Safer Than Alcohol For The Consumer and Community

The 10 Reasons Cannabis Is Far Safer Than Alcohol For The Consumer and Community

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times Both cannabis (marijuana) and alcohol have very different and complex actions on the brain. The long term effects of both are often quite different from their short term effects. We have been led to believe that cannabis is a dangerous and addictive drug that has destroyed the lives of countless […]

Hemp Could Free Us From Oil, Prevent Deforestation, Cure Cancer and It’s Environmentally Friendly – So Why Is It Illegal?

Hemp Could Free Us From Oil, Prevent Deforestation, Cure Cancer and It’s Environmentally Friendly – So Why Is It Illegal?

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times Hemp is a tall, beautiful and gracious looking annual plant that can reach heights over twelve feet. Although hemp (cannabis sativa) and marijuana (cannabis sativa var. indica) come from a similar species of plant, they are very different and confusion has been caused by deliberate misinformation with far reaching […]

Is Hemp a Miracle Plant That Can Save the World?

Is Hemp a Miracle Plant That Can Save the World?

Jeffrey Green, Guest Writer Waking Times Hemp is perhaps the answer to most problems in the world. Ambitious, yes.  An exaggeration, no. If grown extensively, its diverse uses can be of significant value to the environment, the economy, world hunger, personal health, and so much more. For the environment, hemp can reduce deforestation, pesticide use, […]

By April 6, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
New Study: Vaporized Marijuana is a Safe and Effective Pain Treatment

New Study: Vaporized Marijuana is a Safe and Effective Pain Treatment

Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society Waking Times When we talk about the medicinal benefits of marijuana, those who disapprove of its use tend to roll their eyes. But the fact is, this powerful plant has numerous potential applications in healthcare and pain management in particular. A new study has once again demonstrated that the vilified plant can safely […]

By March 9, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
12 Things You May Not Know About Cannabis

12 Things You May Not Know About Cannabis

The Joint Blog Waking Times The majority of America has either decriminalized cannabis, or legalized it for medicinal purposes It’s almost hard to believe when you consider how strong prohibition continues in most parts of the country, but 27 states in the U.S. have either decriminalized cannabis possession, legalized possession and state-licensed retail sales, legalized cannabis for […]

By March 1, 2013 11 Comments Read More →
Cannabis: A Powerful Therapy To Reduce Chronic Medications and Prevent Disease

Cannabis: A Powerful Therapy To Reduce Chronic Medications and Prevent Disease

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times  Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive part of cannabis plant has been proven medically to relieve many diseases including the inhibition of cancer cell growth. Recent studies have even shown it to be an effective atypical anti-psychotic in treating schizophrenia, a disease many other studies have inconsistently found it causing. There is little doubt […]

By February 13, 2013 5 Comments Read More →
Marijuana Legalization is Not Enough! Envisioning a Post-Prohibition World

Marijuana Legalization is Not Enough! Envisioning a Post-Prohibition World

Martin A. Lee, Reality Sandwich Waking Times  Pot-smokers of the world unite! You have nothing to lose but your pipe dreams. Marijuana legalization is a beginning, not an end. When residents of Colorado and Washington voted to legalize the adult use of cannabis, it felt like a momentary rush of sobriety in a country dazed […]

By December 14, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Cannabidiols Offer Boost Towards a Healthy, Cancer-free Body

Cannabidiols Offer Boost Towards a Healthy, Cancer-free Body

Anna Hunt – “Cannabidiol offers hope of a non-toxic therapy that could treat aggressive forms of cancer without any of the painful side effects of chemotherapy”

By December 10, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Unnecessary Consequence: How the War on Drugs Affects Us All

Unnecessary Consequence: How the War on Drugs Affects Us All

Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society Waking Times You don’t have to sell or use drugs to be affected by the futile and expensive war our government has waged on them. Even if you do consider marijuana to be a drug, you have to recognize the giant waste of time and resources that the War on Drugs […]

By December 10, 2012 3 Comments Read More →
The Data is Very Strong: Marijuana Plant Extract Stops Cancers From Spreading

The Data is Very Strong: Marijuana Plant Extract Stops Cancers From Spreading

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times The data is very strong and there’s no toxicity associated with A compound found in cannabis could halt the spread of many forms of aggressive cancer, scientists say. The first research to show marijuana’s anti-tumor properties was presented at the American Association for Cancer Research meeting in Los Angeles […]

By September 28, 2012 4 Comments Read More →
Schedule 1 Drug?  Proof That Cannabinoids Are Useful For Treating Various Medical Conditions

Schedule 1 Drug? Proof That Cannabinoids Are Useful For Treating Various Medical Conditions

Paul Armentano, NORML Waking Times For the second time in recent months, a scientific paper published in a peer-reviewed journal has thoroughly rebutted the present Schedule I status of cannabis under US federal law, which states that the plant and its organic constituents possess a “high potential for abuse,” and that they lack “accepted medical […]

By August 10, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
How Hempseed Can Slow Premature Aging Due To Chronic Inflammation

How Hempseed Can Slow Premature Aging Due To Chronic Inflammation

Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer Waking Times  Inflammation. We have all experienced it.  For the most part, inflammation is GOOD, it is part of the immune response system that tells us when there is infection, stress, illness, or injury.  We then (usually) take the steps necessary to remedy the condition that caused the inflammation in the […]

By August 7, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Legal Weed: States Where Cannabis is Decriminalized

Legal Weed: States Where Cannabis is Decriminalized

Waking Times The legalization and decriminalization of marijuana is an issue that has been making more and more appearances in legislative agendas throughout the America. What was once a taboo topic that kept supporters closeted with their opinions has made its way into open forums. Lawmakers around the country are laying the groundwork to make […]

By July 12, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Hemp – The Answer To The Global Food Crisis?

Hemp – The Answer To The Global Food Crisis?

Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer Waking Times  There are indications (and there have been for a while) that we are entering a stage where food will be in short supply in some regions of our world, and in other areas it will be in abundance, but just too expensive to buy. Right now our grocery stores […]

By June 20, 2012 3 Comments Read More →
Thirteen Things You May Not Know About Cannabis

Thirteen Things You May Not Know About Cannabis

Laurel Dewey, The Weed Blog Waking Times 1. Smoking marijuana is actually the least effective way to benefit from the medicinal power of marijuana. Opt for liquid extracts, cannabis butters or medicated oils to truly gain the deepest use from this healing plant. 2. The term “marijuana” is actually a Mexican slang term that the […]

By June 14, 2012 14 Comments Read More →
The History of Hemp

The History of Hemp

Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer Waking Times Yes, it’s that time of the year – when we celebrate the history of the wonderful plant we know as hemp. This is the third annual Hemp History Week, and this week is dedicated to education, awareness, health and wellness, and the  movement to let our farmers grow hemp […]

By June 5, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Curing Cancer with Cannabis: Interview With Lindsey

Curing Cancer with Cannabis: Interview With Lindsey

On the 12th August 2011 my life changed forever. I had been to the doctor three times before about experiencing pain in my lower abdomen. He did the usual urine and blood test and announced it was a bladder infection. Weeks of antibiotics later, I was sicker than ever.

By April 15, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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