Category Archives: Marijuana

There Are Now 100 Scientific Studies Proving Cannabis Cures Cancer

Don’t believe the hype: it’s not a gateway drug, it’s a medicine. Credit: Natural Society Despite the fact that countless individuals have used cannabis oil to heal their afflictions, the U.S. Cancer Institute lists cannabis as a ‘cure’ for cancer on its website, and a multitude of veterans credit the herb with helping them ditch opioids and alleviate symptoms of PTSD, the marijuana plant remains classified as a Schedule I drug in the United States. In fact, in most countries around the world, use of…

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VINTAGE PROPAGANDA AND TRUTH… Themes in Chemical Prohibition: Sec 5 – The Drug News Bot

VINTAGE PROPAGANDA AND TRUTH Source: Themes in Chemical Prohibition: sec 5 – Drug News Bot NIDA: Themes in Chemical Prohibition, William L. White, 1979 http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/History/ticp.html 5. The Drug Is Associated with the Moral Corruption of the Young, Particularly Their Sexual Corruption “You’re in paradise until the blast wears off and you’ve got to face reality again: you’re hooked, chained, a teenage dope addict.” Chemicals have long been inextricably linked in prohibitionist literature with the sexual corruption of young people. Joan. Fran. Rauch attacked chocolate in…

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WATCH – The advantages of LST, bending instead of topping: Cannabis growing for the chronically ill –  VIDEO

A few people have asked the benefit of LST (Low Stress Training) vs topping. Catz Weeds A few people have asked the benefit of LST (Low Stress Training) vs topping. Which you choose is based on your set up, time in veg, light. For completely indoor and Fluorescent or LED light, the light is not as penetrating to the bottom of the plant. A ScrOG, screen of green is a very good method indoors or out, with a variation. If I were finishing my grow…

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WATCH – Damage Done: The Drug War Odyssey – Documentary Video

“Meet a group of maverick cops – and former cops – who have put in decades fighting the war on drugs. They may be libertarians, Republicans, socialists or evangelical Christians, but they all believe strongly that drug prohibition is a terrible mistake and that all illicit drugs should be in the hands of government, not under the control of criminals. John Gayder, a currently employed constable with nearly 20 years experience, is our guide to the world of pro-legalization cops. Among this group is the…

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Minorities Accounted For 90% Of New York Marijuana Arrests In 2018

The de Blasio administration addressed the figures in a statement, admitting more need to be done to address criminal justice reform. Though marijuana arrests in New York City in 2018 dropped by more than half of 2017’s totals, the racial disparity of those marijuana arrests have never been more glaring. According to statistics from the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, 89 percent of those arrested for smoking marijuana were either black or Hispanic while whites comprised only 7 percent of the arrests. The de Blasio…

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Hemp Weaving and Miao people – Documentary Made by Villagers from Yunnan and Qinghai

麻与苗族 Hemp Weaving and Miao people – 村民拍摄的纪录片 Documentary Made by Villagers from Yunnan and Qinghai Hemp Weaving and Miao people / Color/47min/DV/Chinese & English/2009 麻与苗族 2009/彩色/DV/苗语/中英文字幕/47分钟 Hemp Weaving and Miao people / Color/47min/DV/Chinese & English/2009 拍摄地点:云南文山 作者:侯文涛,苗族,云南省文山州文山县薄竹镇烂泥洞村村民 Filming site: Wenshan, Yunnan Province Auther: Hou Wentao, Miao Nationality, from Lannidong Village, Bozhu Town, Wenshan Country, Wenshan Prefecture, Yunnan Province. 影片简介 Film Synopsis 2006年6月-2009年6月,侯文涛参加云南省社会科学院白玛山地文化研究中心”云南云南社区影视教育交流坊”项目,第一次拿起摄像机,完成了【文山青苗的葬礼】这部作品。在本项目中完成了【麻与苗族】作品,通过记录生活在云南的苗族如何利用麻制作生活必需品,讲述了麻与苗族生命仪礼的关系,麻在苗族生活中的重要意。 During June 2006 to June 2009, Hou Wentao participated in “Yunnan & Vientnam Community-Based Visual Education and Communication Project” organized by Baima…

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WATCH – Lebanon’s Hash Industry | DW English – VIDEO

Lebanon’s underground cannabis industry already generates annual exports estimated to be worth 200 million US dollars. Now the Lebanese government is considering legalizing the cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes, in an effort to boost its cash-strapped economy. But locals in the Bekaa valley, where the plant has been grown for decades, are skeptical of the government’s intentions.

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Cannabis referendum: NZ must be wary of replacing one ‘Reefer Madness’ with another – The Listener

With 40 states in the US yet to legalise cannabis, the industry is spending big money to promote the drug. Anyone who dares express reservations about the growing momentum to liberalise recreational cannabis use in New Zealand is apt to be directed to one of the substance’s most revered and celebrated enthusiasts. “Lively up yo’self and don’t be no drag,” sang Bob Marley in a reggae anthem that sums up the zeitgeist. The current criminalisation of cannabis has few defenders, either for its effectiveness in…

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