Pro Marijuana Movement Exhales Deeply as DEA Chief Chuck Rosenberg Resigns
NEWSWIRE: This morning started off with a buzz that’s quite pleasing, to say the least. No, it’s not the announcement of a new strain. It’s an announcement about regime change. A much welcomed change. Newsfeeds are buzzing with the headline: Dismayed by Trump, Head of Drug Enforcement Administration to Leave
CBD & Terpenes: The Entourage Effect
Cannabis is truly one of the most amazing plants on Earth. As the female’s flowering phase progresses, she becomes a virtual chemical factory, producing hundreds of various cannabinoids, flavonoids, terpenes, and terpenoids. Science is only beginning to understand the role these individual chemical compounds play when ingested in the human
A Patient’s Path to Cannabis
While Dana Kelley’s pain was unrelenting, her decision was not easy. Dana Kelley recalls the exact moment when her neurologist suggested she try medical marijuana. The retired Army Intelligence linguist said it caused her emotional upheaval and led her to question her willingness to continue living in constant pain. Kelley’s
Op-ed: Why I broke the law to use medical cannabis
By Enedina Stanger I did not choose this life of excruciating pain. I did not choose to have the collagen in my body betray me, and within a year of the initial diagnosis have all the bones in my body dislocate. I did not choose the frailty of my internal
Cannabinoids 101: What Makes Cannabis Medicine?
We live in ironic times: a plant that’s been labelled criminal and dangerous is providing unrivalled relief for a variety of symptoms and conditions. Cannabis strains bring a colorful variety of medicinal effects, but when confronted with the question of how consuming marijuana could possibly be good for you, not
US Veteran’s Children Taken Away Over His Use of Medical Marijuana
Tensions running high between courts, family attorneys and child protective services, who are unsure where lines are drawn in a world of legalized cannabis. When Raymond Schwab talks about his case, his voice teeters between anger and sadness. “People who don’t understand the medical value of cannabis are tearing my
Physician’s Letter: Cannabis Can Help Patients With Chronic Pain
Posted Jan. 18, 2016 at 11:00 AM on RRStar.com: “I have been a practicing physician in the Chicagoland area for more than 30 years, with a specialty in pain medicine. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention draws attention to the fact that Illinois must allow
New Sleep Apnea Pill Derived From Cannabis
Sleep apnea, a condition affecting more than 12 million Americans, can lead to a host of health problems including heart disease. But, a new treatment containing ingredients derived from cannabis is being developed to help those with the disorder. Getting a good night’s sleep hasn’t been easy for Lisa Smith
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Education is Our Goal… One of our biggest challenges is overcoming all the IGNORANCE about the many proven benefits of cannabis and the value of this amazing plant to mankind. While there is certainly a measure of WILLFUL ignorance among lawmakers, law enforcement, and government bureaucrats, as the PEOPLE are
Does Smoking Pot Actually Make You Stupid?
As legalizing and decriminalizing marijuana becomes increasingly common among U.S. states, many are left wondering: Is smoking pot actually harmful to developing brains? The claim: Smoking marijuana does not make teenagers stupid, concludes a study in the current Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, contrary to other research that