Tag Archive: Cannabis

Feb 15

Pro-Cannabis Doctor, Who Fought Against Big Pharma, Found Dead at Home

Holistic pro-cannabis doctor found dead.A holistic doctor who was an advocate of cannabis as a medical treatment has been found dead.  Popular and well-known former Miss Universe contestant Sonya Kay Forbes was found dead at her Cunningham Avenue, St. Andrew home, and the autopsy revealed the cause of death was a stab wound to the abdomen.Dr. Forbes, …

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Feb 06

Synthetic cannabis drug trial results in hospitalization and death

Pharmaceutical companies have been trying to manufacture synthetic versions of cannabis for years. Recently, a Portuguese company named Bial produced a drug designed to treat anxiety and pain by blocking process by which the human body breaks down naturally-occurring cannabinoid compounds in the body. Biotrial, a French research organization, conducted the trial of the drug …

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Jan 16

Federal Bipartisan Bill To End Federal Marijuana Prohibition – NORML.org – Working to Reform Marijuana Laws

Representatives Tom Garrett (R-VA) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) have introduced comprehensive marijuana reform legislation, the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act.The Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017, HR 1227, eliminates federal criminal penalties for possessing and growing marijuana. This legislation gives states the power and flexibility to establish their own marijuana policies free from federal …

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Dec 27

Molecular Biologist Explains How Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells

The anti-cancer assertions made by medical cannabis advocates are no longer just based on anecdotal success stories. In the following video, Dr. Christina Sanchez, Biology Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid, explains how her research supports the claim that cannabis kills cancer. Study Shows THC in Cannabis Kills Cancer Sanchez was involved in several …

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Dec 07

Medical Cannabis Users In Ohio Learn They’re Ineligible To Own Firearms

Medical marijuana proponents are thrilled to see the number of states embracing the plant as medicine. They view it as an expansion of liberty in each state that adopts its usage. However, it remains illegal under federal law, and while Uncle Sam may not be cracking down on the dispensaries, but there are things they …

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Oct 22

Colorado Continues to Put Cannabis Taxes to Good Use · High Times

Colorado continues to put cannabis taxes to good use, as funds are currently being used to build safe housing for homeless people with mental health issues, addictions, survivors of domestic violence and the disabled. Governor John Hickenlooper said the funds going into supportive housing for those in need ultimately save the state millions in future …

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Oct 21

Marijuana may be a miracle treatment for children with autism

MODI’IN, ISRAEL — When Noa Shulman came home from school, her mother, Yael, sat her down to eat, then spoon-fed her mashed sweet potatoes — mixed with cannabis oil.Noa, who has a severe form of autism, started to bite her own arm. “No sweetie,” Yael gently told her 17-year-old daughter. “Here, have another bite of …

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Sep 24

The NFL’s Pot Problem · High Times

For decades, professional football players have habitually treated pain after games and practice sessions with everything from beers to over-the-counter anti-inflammatories or powerful prescription painkillers. The NFL’s dependence on drugs for pain management has drawn the attention of law enforcement, has been the subject of a federal lawsuit and is under investigation by the Drug …

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Sep 07

Illinois Legislature Is Now Considering Recreational Marijuana – High Times

A proposal designed to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois is now under consideration by the state legislature.On Wednesday, cannabis advocates and law enforcement officials duked it out before a joint House-Senate appropriations committee over whether to end pot prohibition in the Land of Lincoln.Those in favor of a legal cannabis market, similar to what is …

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Sep 06

First-Ever UK Medical Marijuana Patient Has ‘Miracle’ Recovery – High Times

About once a day, 11-year-old Billy Caldwell could expect to almost die.Thirty times a month, Billy would suffer a seizure serious enough to require a dose of medication and an oxygen mask in order to survive. Doctors were helpless. According to his parents, over-matched medical professionals sent him home from a hospital unhealed with a …

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