What if Cannabis Cured Cancer

Could the chemicals found in marijuana prevent and even heal several deadly cancers? Could the tumor regulating properties of cannabinoids someday replace the debilitating drugs, chemotherapy, and radiation that harms as often as it heals? Discover the truth about this ancient medicine as world renowned scientists in the field of cannabinoid research explain and illustrate

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PTSD to Remain Qualifying Condition for New Mexico Medical Marijuana

SANTA FE, NM — After months of deliberation,the New Mexico Department of Health upheld a recommendation by the Medical Cannabis Program’s Medical Advisory Board and announced Tuesday that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) will remain a qualifying condition for New Mexico’s medical marijuana program. Patients’ access to medical marijuana under state law was threatened by a request to

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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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