National Group of Prestigious Doctors Pushing to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

Elizabeth Montag April 15, 2016 (ANTIMEDIA) A new group of over 50 doctors around the United States is calling for the legalization of marijuana, not only for medical use but for recreational purposes. The nonprofit organization, Doctors for Cannabis Regulation (DFCR), is the first national medical organization to advocate total legalization, backing up their goal with sound arguments

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Medical marijuana advocate speaking to seniors curious about cannabis

For years, Steven Stairs has advocated for medical marijuana users in Winnipeg – but recently, his audience has changed. “It’s definitely reaching a different demographic of seniors; that is much more unexpected than I ever thought it would be,” he said. Recently, Stairs has started hosting information sessions at assisted living centres because residents are

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Winnipeg doctor busts myths of medical marijuana

‘There’s no evidence of people wanting harder drugs or anything else,’ Dr. Paul Daenick says A Winnipeg doctor who prescribes medical marijuana says the beliefs that it’s addictive and a gateway drug are just some of the myths smoke screening its real benefits. “We find that there’s no evidence of any addiction. There’s no evidence of people

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34 Medical Studies Proving Cannabis Cures Cancer

  There’s still a lot of confusion across the nation about whether or not cannabis is effective for cancer patients.  Odds are you’ve heard something about it but weren’t sure whether the information was reliable or definitive. So, in order to help clear things up, here is a list of 34 studies showing that marijuana cures

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Cannabinoid Deficiency May Explain A Variety Of Health Conditions

  As we know, endocannabinoids are naturally produced within the body and play a major role in overall health. Similarly, medical marijuana and phytocannabinoids derived from cannabis have exhibited a number of therapeutic benefits. Researchers Propose The Idea Of Cannabinoid Deficiency The list of conditions tied to cannabis is wide-ranging and steadily growing. Whether cannabinoids are providing

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4 Studies Proving that Marijuana can Treat Brain Cancer

  We are living in exciting times in regards to cannabis. As public opinion on marijuana is changing, the laws are following suit, and we are seeing more and more studies evaluating the benefits of this healing plant. Some of the most remarkable research is on the topic of cannabis and the treatment of cancer,

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How to cure skin cancer with cannabis oil

To Treat Skin Cancer: You will need 1 ounce of high quality cannabis to make the oil to treat skin cancer. With this amount of starting material you should get 4 to 5 grams of high grade cannabis oil. You will apply the oil directly to the skin cancer and cover it with a clean

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New Study Finds Cannabis Compound Could Have Even Greater Reach in Inhibiting Aggressive Cancer than Previously Thought

  Contact: Dean Fryer, 415-600-7484 415-232-6463 (pager) fryerd@sutterhealth.org Ability to stop spread of cancer could extend beyond breast cancer to brain cancer despite significant differences between the two malignancies San Francisco, CA, December 13, 2012– Researchers at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute (CPMCRI, a Sutter Health affiliate) have found that a compound in cannabis

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Cannabis is better for ADD and ADHD in kids than Ritalin

  This is Dr. Claudia Jensen who appeared on Countdown with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC on Apr. 22, 2004. She was a practicing Pediatrician in Ventura, California and an instructor at the USC Keck School of Medicine. She was lost to breast cancer on Sep. 15, 2007. R.I.P. Cannabis, demonetized in the 30s under the

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Tobique First Nation studies medical marijuana facility

Band councillor says facility could help lower 80% unemployment level The Tobique First Nation is in discussions with companies to set up a medical marijuana grow operation and research facility in the western New Brunswick community. Paul Pyres said the band council is now talking with companies in both Colorado and Canada about the proposal.

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Medical Marijuana Shops Bring Business To Security Firms

Medical marijuana dispensaries have attracted two predictable byproducts of the valuable buds sold in an increasing number of stores: thieves and security systems. “There is a lot of smash and grab,” Dan Williams, founder of Canna Security America, told CNN Money about pot-shop crime. Williams’ Denver-based company specializes in providing security systems, including cameras and

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Police Raid Home of Medicinal Marijuana Multiple Sclerosis Patient, Throw Her Kids in Foster Care

April 29, 2013  |  – The police investigated the activist on charges relating to marijuana trafficking, which she vehemently denies.  Three prominent advocates for medical marijuana in Idaho had their children taken away last week after the police investigated them on charges relating to marijuana trafficking. Their sons were considered to be in “imminent danger”

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Medical marijuana facility proposed for MacTier

GEORGIAN BAY TSP. – Is pot the right path for MacTier? The Township of Georgian Bay is looking for the community’s input on the potential of allowing a company to turn the MacTier Arena into a facility for medical marijuana. A public meeting is planned for early next month to see what locals think the

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CBS News – Marijuana Chemical May Fight Brain Cancer

The active chemical in marijuana promotes the death of brain cancer cells by essentially helping them feed upon themselves, researchers in Spain report. Guillermo Velasco and colleagues at Complutense University in Spain have found that the active ingredient in marijuana, THC, causes brain cancer cells to undergo a process called autophagy. Autophagy is the breakdown

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So You Want to Open A Medical Marijuana Dispensary

If you’ve ever used medical marijuana to treat, say, a bad back or sick-as-a-dog nausea, you may have wondered how the collectives and dispensaries that sell medically sanctioned weed are actually run. What goes on inside? you may ask yourself, especially since the use of marijuana for any reason can be prosecuted under federal law, even when a state

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Medical marijuana on campus

Tue, Apr 16 : Lisa Kirkman is a journalism student at SAIT Polytechnic. She suffers from severe chronic pain and has a blood disorder, managing her pain with medication. But the kind of medication she uses has been raising the eyebrows of school officials. Watch video →

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Can Pot Decide B.C.’s Next Premier?

A majority of British Columbians are keen to learn more about marijuana legalization and taxation, according to a recent survey. Nearly 75 per cent of B.C. adults would support a research trial to pilot a regulated market for recreational marijuana use, according to a survey conducted by Angus Reid between April 8-9. The bulk of

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Stephen Harper Marijuana Clip Shows What PM Really Thinks

www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFp210pZSKk Stephen Harper’s stance on marijuana is well known, but the legal status of pot isn’t exactly a subject the prime minister makes a point of talking about. In 2010, however, Harper gave a very detailed explanation of why he’s against liberalizing Canada’s marijuana laws. The clip was revived on Reddit this week and quickly

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Liquor-loving cops wage war on marijuana users

  Last week, I wrote about the hypocrisy of politicians and public figures who endorse and promote alcohol use, while seeking to punish and shame those who make the safer choice to use marijuana. This same pro-booze double-standard is also promoted by the RCMP and other police forces across Canada. From the earliest days of

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Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis

  MontanaPBS’s new documentary, Clearing the Smoke, reveals how cannabis acts on the brain and in the body to treat nausea, pain, epilepsy and potentially even cancer. Extensive interviews with patients, doctors, researchers and skeptics detail the promises and the limitations of medicinal cannabis.   &nbsp

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“Cured Too – A Cancer Story” – A Film By David Triplett

  This is a documentary of how myself and others cured our cancers using an alternative and controversial treatment: cannabis oil. It’s a proven fact that CBD and THC, two of many components in cannabis, shrink tumors and cure cancer. This documentary shows my cancer being cured and explores the history and politics of cannabis

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Arizona Bill Would Shut Down Dispensaries

State Senator Kimberly Yee said she would amend her medical marijuana labeling bill — SB 1440 — so that a first-time violation would not result in the permanent closure of legal dispensaries. This is one of many problems with the bill. This didn’t occur, and the future of medical marijuana is in jeopardy. If you are an

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UNICEF Report Indicates that Decriminalizing Marijuana Reduces Youth Usage Rates

The United Nations Children’s Fund has released its annual report on child well-being. “Report Card 11“, a comprehensive paper that details the specifics of child welfare, examines things from drug use to how many eat breakfast regularly, studying these topics across the globe. One of the topics studied is cannabis use among those aged 11-15. The study

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Cannabis Based Therapeutics for Pets

0 Comments Cannabis infused butter and oils serves as the basic building block for a myriad of edible products for both humans and animals. In theory any product that contains butter or oil can effectively be made into an edible cannabis product. While the vast majority of cannabis cooking oils and butters are homemade, there

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Scientists Find Cannabis Stops Aggressive Cancers

A pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer, potentially altering the fatality of the disease forever. “It took us about 20 years of research to figure this out, but we are very excited,” said

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Cannabidiol inhibits lung cancer cell invasion

Abstract Cannabinoids inhibit cancer cell invasion via increasing tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinases-1 (TIMP-1). This study investigates the role of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) within this action. In the lung cancer cell lines A549, H358, and H460, cannabidiol (CBD; 0.001–3 μM) elicited concentration-dependent ICAM-1 up-regulation compared to vehicle via cannabinoid receptors, transient receptor potential vanilloid

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Compound found in marijuana shown to ‘turn off’ cancer

San Francisco – Researchers at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco found that a marijuana compound known as cannabidiol can stop metastasis in many types of aggressive cancers. Sean McAllister, one of the researchers at California Pacific, was studying the effects of Cannabidiol (CDB). Cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive chemical compound in the cannabis plant.

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Video – “Holistic Biochemistry of Cannabinoids”

  Dr. Melamede, Associate Professor and Biology Chairman, Biology Department, University of Colorado, explains how the Endocannabinoid System functions as a “Global Homeostatic Regulator”, balancing several organ systems. He theorizes that, “Free Radicals are the Friction of Life. Endocannabinoids are the Oil of Life.” View the other parts of the video here https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=HOLISTIC+BIOCHEMISTRY+OF+

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Video – “Leaf”

Leaf introduces Dr. William Courtney and Kristen Peskuski of Cannabis International; along with the people involved in researching, promoting, regulating and benefiting from raw cannabis. Dr. Courtney is a physician and researcher from Mendocino, California, who gives medical marijuana approvals to qualified patients in Mendocino and Humboldt Counties. Kristen Peskuski is a researcher and patient

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Video – “Run From The Cure” – The Rick Simpson Story

Cannabis sativa hemp, the miracle plant, contains the cure for cancer and other ailments. After a serious head injury in 1997, Rick Simpson sought relief from his medical condition through the use of medicinal hemp oil. When Rick discovered that the hemp oil (with its high concentration of T.H.C.) cured cancers and other illnesses, he

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