In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.
There are so many addictive substances in our society that we humans love to portray as evil. We label them as such because of our tendencies and repetition towards anything that is considered to have negative consequences. We are never to be accountable for … More
Marijuana has been legalized in a number of US states; 20 states have legalized cannabis for medical purposes; two states—Colorado and Washington state—also permit recreational use. Certain forms of cannabis are actually very potent medicine, with few or no psychoactive effects.
In California, medical marijuana has … More
I have a special category for the use of Cannabis either for recreational use or medicinal use against several ailments. The reason is that it is a miraculous plant and it should be free to use without fearing the punishment of the Matrix.… More
Last night, BuzzFeed released a gripping video about one New Yorker’s harrowing experience of being arrested for marijuana possession. A Marijuana Arrest tells the story of former Manhattan Public School art teacher Alberto Willmore, who recounts how his life was upended after NYPD … More
A study in the August edition of The Journal of School Health finds that the generations old theory of a “gateway drug” effect is in fact accurate for some drug users, but shifts the blame for those addicts’ escalating substance abuse away … More
I’m a huge advocate of using cannabis in its purest form to maximize its therapeutic benefits. Smoking it should be your last resort to achieve the array of health benefits is has to offer. However, a large-scale national study suggests that even moderate use … More
The new Bipartisan Polis-Massie-Blumenauer Amendment would permit America’s colleges and universities to conduct important agricultural research in states that support industrial hemp farming
Kent Mao, Contributor
Success stories of medical marijuana use in children range from the treatment of disorders that affect classroom performance such as autism and ADHD to life-threatening conditions such as epilepsy and cancer. But while a growing number of doctors are beginning to consider medical marijuana as … More
“Should the IRS campaign be successful, it will … eliminate tens of thousands of well paying jobs, [and] destroy hundreds of millions of dollars of tax revenue.”
Dispensaries providing marijuana to doctor-approved patients operate in a number of states, but they are under assault by … More
Kent Mao, Contributor
Late last month, a new study on medical marijuana peaked my interest after making headlines around the world. Covered by major media outlets such as NBC and WebMD, the story was reported along the lines of: Marijuana Pills Are Better Pain Killers Than Marijuana! (1,2)… More
There is no plant on Earth more condemned than marijuana. We’re talking about a living organism which governments have taken upon themselves to designate as an illegal substance. Despite no existing evidence of anyone ever dying of a marijuana overdose, possession of this plant … More
Kent Mao, Contributor
The secret is out: marijuana is medicine. And not to the surprise of the pharmaceutical industry, who is slowly but surely gaining exclusive rights to the medical properties of this age-old plant.
The Vermont House of Representatives approved a bill 98-44 Friday that would decriminalize possession of limited amounts of marijuana. The bill is scheduled for another House vote next week before moving forward to the Senate.
Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell and Public Safety Commissioner Keith Flynn testified in … More
Kent Mao, Contributing Writer
Many Americans are beginning to see the benefits of policy reform
It’s no secret that public opinion on marijuana has shifted dramatically in recent years. Is this the beginning of the end for the anti-marijuana generation? Some would say so.
Advocacy of marijuana legalization … More
No one ever asks me why I don’t shoot heroin.
No one ever asks me why I don’t shoot heroin. Everyone in my circle intuitively understands that heroin is extremely destructive. It’s highly addictive, disastrous for your health, there’s a huge risk of overdose — … More
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 … More
The majority of America has either decriminalized cannabis, or legalized it for medicinal purposes
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 … More
Yolanda Bertaud, MSOM, HHP, CH., Guest Writer
Let’s start out with it’s un-refutable qualities, how resourceful and versatile this God given plant and why are we so deprived of it…
As for health, this is literally a well kept source of information that has been proven to … More
Let’s get this straight. There is cannabis, and there is CANNABIS. One has relatively no THC levels, and the other does. It’s like two dogs – one a Chihuahua, the other a Great Dane. Same species, different breeds. The one with … More