Category Archives: MEDICAL

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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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 – HOW NOT TO SCREW UP YOUR KIDS – Gabor Maté | London Real – VIDEO

Dr Gabor Maté, the renowned speaker, physician and author. He has written many, bestselling books including In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction, which is based on his findings, from twelve years practicing medicine, in Vancouver’s most concentrated area of drug users. He is also known for his expertise on childhood trauma, stress, and the mind-body connection. His work reframes how we view all human development. Watch the FULL EPISODE here: https://londonreal.tv/e/gabor-mate/   GABOR MATE Website: https://drgabormate.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drgabormate/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrGaborMate?lang=en

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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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Pharmaceutical companies worry as medical marijuana use increases

After decades of developing drugs and and monopolising the drug industry, finally big pharmaceutical companies have some competition in the form of cannabis, for conditions ranging from pain relief to Parkinson’s disease. This certainly has pharmaceutical companies worried about protecting their profits. It is already known that the pharmaceutical and alcohol industries, both powerful influences in Washington, have long campaigned against cannabis legalization in order to protect their interests. As medical marijuana is decriminalized, people everywhere are discovering that the alternatives to pharmaceutical medication come…

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The DEA Just Admitted Weed Has Never Killed Anyone and Causes ‘Happiness’

(ANTIMEDIA Op-ed) The Drug Enforcement Agency just admitted that cannabis has never killed anyone. Ever. They also acknowledged that the little green plant, which has been used across civilizations for thousands of years, causes “merriment” and “happiness.” But they still want to keep it illegal. The new 94-page report released this week is entitled “Drugs of Abuse” and is intended to foster a better understanding of the dangers of drug consumption. “Education plays a critical role in preventing substance abuse,” the document opens. “Drugs of Abuse,…

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Could Marijuana Be Behind Your Insomnia?

October 19, 2016 Dana Dovey Displayed with permission from Medical Daily Marijuana may often be associated with helping users sleep better, but a new study found this association to be unfounded, and instead suggested that marijuana may be related to user’s sleep problems, not the solution. The study, now published online in the Journal of Addictive Diseases, found that daily marijuana users actually scored higher on the Insomnia Severity Index and on sleep-disturbance measures than those who used the drug less frequently. For example, 20 percent of…

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The Mormon Prophet and his apostles have urged church members nationwide to oppose marijuana / cannabis ballot initiatives

The Mormon Prophet and his apostles have urged church members nationwide to oppose marijuana / cannabis ballot initiatives. The Mormon Prophet and his apostles have urged church members nationwide to oppose ballot initiatives in Nov. that would legalize recreational marijuana and assisted suicide. Just like they did with Prop 8. If the LDS church wants to operate like a superPAC, they should lose their tax exempt status. from trees

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[WATCH] ~ Irish mini-series’ Global Medical Cannabis Summit Dublin 2016: Report & Interviews

Irish mini-series’ latest installment ‘CBD: Medicine or Food? #1: Global Medical Cannabis Summit Dublin 2016: Report & Interviews We are happy to present our latest installment on ‘Advancements in the Age of Cannabis’, a global medical cannabis summit in Dublin (September 2016). The Cannabis News Network team took off to Dublin earlier this month to attend The Global Medical Cannabis Summit: Advancements in the Age of Cannabis. Surprising to say the least when you realize right now cannabis is an illegal drug in Ireland, the…

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