Terence Newton – He thought it could be dangerous enough to create a stalemate between world powers.
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Johann Hari – Across the world, more and more people are asking: Why is marijuana banned?
Marco Torres – “We’re seeing a new rationality in relation to drug laws.”
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…”
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 […]
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?
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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”
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]