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Jesse Ventura Makes the Case for Cannabis New Book: Marijuana Manifesto

This November, voters in Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada will all decide whether to join ranks with states like Colorado, Oregon, and Washington and legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. Meanwhile, Arkansas, Florida, Montana, and Missouri will decide whether to … Continue reading

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CDC Study cannabis extracts Shows Pot Legalization Decreases Drug Use

The CDC study is of particular interest because the DEA just reaffirmed its prohibition of cannabis extracts, maintaining the position that it has “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse. In 2014, after Colorado legalized the … Continue reading

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Cannabinoid: Good for You and Your Brain?

For years the medical establishment has been warning us about the dangers of cannabis, based on little more than conjecture, ignorance and a strong dose of institutional and cultural bias. Times have changed, and so has the minds of many medical … Continue reading

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Veterans Group Pushes To Ease Marijuana Restrictions to Treat PTSD

The American Legion took a position on medical marijuana for the first time last week, arguing that veterans ‘have a right to anything that may help them’. Faced with stark numbers of brain trauma and psychological distress cases among combat … Continue reading

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Cannabis industry to expand to $50 billion by 2026 Bloomberg

The legal cannabis industry in the U.S. may grow to $50 billion in the next decade, expanding to more than eight times its current size, as lawful pot purveyors gain new customers and win over users from the illicit market, … Continue reading

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Legalized Medical Marijuana: A Role in Cancer, Oncology Treatment

Legalized Medical marijuana may have a potential role in oncology for treating anticipatory and refractory chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, for treating refractory cancer pain, and as an antitumor agent, a new review concludes. However, most of the evidence comes from … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Hemp Industry Legal in Hawaii

Governor Ige signs Senate Bill 2659 Senate bill 2659 – part of Act 228, instructs the Hawaii Dept. of Ag. to create a pilot program establishing for the lawful cultivation and distribution of industrial hemp in Hawaii! This is great news and a big step forward for the Hemp … Continue reading

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FDA Trial of Marijuana Drug Epidiolex – On Track for Approval?

GW Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: GWPH), a UK based biopharmaceutical company, has announced impressive new FDA clinical trial results for its cannabis (marijuana) based drug, Epidiolex. Epidiolex is being studied as a potential treatment for rare forms of childhood epilepsy, namely Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS). The drug could represent a life-line to children suffering from this … Continue reading

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Breaking News: House Republican  reschedule marijuana Bill Would Reschedule Marijuana and De-Schedule CBD

House Republican Rep. Griffith Morgan from Virginia, has introduced a bill to the 115th Congress that would reschedule marijuana from a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance, AND exclude cannabidiol (CBD) from the definition of marijuana. Part I – The Big News | Reschedule Marijuana! Introduced in the House of Representatives on January 27, 2017, H.R. 715 would reschedule marijuana under section … Continue reading

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Landmark Study: Half of Cancer Patients Killed By CHEMO not Cancer!

No matter how much doctors push the treatment, chemotherapy might not be the best option in the fight against cancer, as a new study shows up to 50 percent of patients are killed by the drugs — not the disease, … Continue reading

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