Tag: cannabinoids

An Open Letter to Senator Patrick Leahy

Hello Senator Patrick Leahy,
Aloha. I read that you’re interested in holding hearings to possibly legalize ‘marijuana’. I write to you in strong support of legalizing and ending ‘marijuana’ prohibition. Please call it what it is, Cannabis hemp, the useful, healthful …

Two Marijuana Cancer Studies You Probably Never Heard About

In February 2000 researchers in Madrid announced they had destroyed incurable brain tumors in rats by injecting them with THC, the active ingredient in cannabis. The study was later published in the journal Nature Cancer Review.
Chances are that you have never …

Dr. Andrew Weil: Cannabis “May Have a Primary Role in Cancer Treatment and Prevention

For nearly a decade now myself and others have been highlighting the potent anti-cancer and potentially cancer preventive properties of cannabinoids.
Now Dr. Andrew Weil, a best-selling author and world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, has lent his powerful voice to this discussion.
Cannabis Rx: Cutting Through the Misinformation
via Huffington Post
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BBC Video: Cannabis and Human Evolution

While not necessarily ground-breaking science to longtime observers of cannabinoid research and cultural anthropology, the BBC video below (with about 45 seconds of pro-reform advocacy added), featuring US taxpayer-funded medical research conducted just up the road from NORML’s Washington, DC offices at the National Institute of Mental Health is very well done.
Question: When will a […]