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Australia Is Warming up to Medical Cannabis

Wes Annac – Australia has become the latest country to put medical marijuana to the test, and while they aren’t looking to legalize it quite yet, they’ve taken a significant step in that direction.

Is Medical Cannabis Safe for Children and Young People?

Kent Mao – 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.

5 Myths About Marijuana Debunked

Owen Poindexter – Here are five of the most popular arguments against cannabis legalization that are easily undermined by objective data.

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

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

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

Meet The US Government’s Number One Medical Cannabis Recipient

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times The U.S. Government Declared Cannabis As Having No Medical Use Yet Have Given One Man Over 130,000 Cannabis Cigarettes Since 1983 For Bone Cancer The U.S. Government has flipped more than their lid when it comes to getting their facts straight on Cannabis use. Irvin Rosenfeld, a 61-year old

Holistic Cancer Research: Marijuana, THC and Hemp Oil

Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest Waking Times One of the more promising holistic cancer treatments involves hemp oil, as promoted by Rick Simpson. According to Simpson, there are three different ways to use hemp oil: you can ingest it, vaporize it or use it as a topical oil. As evidenced by eyewitness testimonials, Hemp Oil not

The Benefits of Medical Cannabis

Dr. Mercola Waking Times 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 been legal for 18 years.

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