By Mara Leveritt | Published in MaraLeveritt.com Family Council president Jerry Cox opposes the ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana. "It's a family values issue," he said. So, let's talk medicine, marijuana — and, especially, family values. I began suffering undiagnosed leg pain in childhood. At 17, my doctor's best advice was ...
October 29, 2012Sam Sabzehzar
Inhaled Cannabis May Keep Brain Cancer in Remission By Jahan Marcu | Published in Freedom Is Green A recent medical case-report highlights a striking association between inhaled Cannabis and anti-tumor effects in young adults with brain cancer. This gives scientists new evidence that the chemical compounds from the Cannabis plant (known as cannabinoids) may ...
April 11, 2011Daily Dose
source: https://www.sacbee.com/livinghere/story/1861861.html UCLA's Tashkin studied heavy marijuana smokers to determine whether the use led to increased risk of lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. He had hypothesized that there would be a definitive link between cancer and marijuana smoking, yet the results proved otherwise. "What ...
March 15, 2011Daily Dose
American Medical Association Agrees Marijuana May Have Analgesic Benefits The American Medical Association (AMA) has reversed its long-held position that marijuana should remain as a DEA Schedule I substance having no medical value. Rescheduling of the drug could open the door to more and better scientific exploration of its benefits in helping ...
March 7, 2011Daily Dose
It's Friday night... how about some light entertainment - with educational value? Some people will say there isn't a right or wrong way to smoke a joint. I would disagree with them, and insist that there is a correct way to smoke a joint, or maybe a more correct way ...
January 14, 2011Daily Dose
Irvin is a 57 year-old successful stockbroker from South Florida. He uses medical cannabis to relieve chronic pain and muscle spasms caused by a rare bone disease. When Irvin was 10, doctors discovered that his skeleton was riddled with more than 200 tumors, due to a condition known as Multiple Congenital ...
November 26, 2010Daily Dose
My name is Irvin Rosenfeld and I'm the longest surviving federal medical cannabis patient in the United States. In 1972 to 1982 I took on the federal government and in '82 I became the second patient in the country to receive cannabis from the federal government.
June 22, 2010Daily Dose
The Medical Marijuana the government supplies four of us today, has been grown at the University of Mississippi in Oxford since the '70's. It grows every year I guess. And they ship it to North Carolina and they get it rolled into papers, and then they look like a Pall ...
May 28, 2010Daily Dose
Donald Abrams, M.D. explains why smoked plant matter has properties that help the body heal, as does vaporized (non-combusted plant matter). The operative word is plant, not the pill (form of THC). Dr. Donald Abrams is the Chief of Hematology-Oncology at San Francisco General Hospital, as well as Professor of ...
May 5, 2010Daily Dose