By David Henry Sterry | Published in Huffington Post Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera reported head of the Sinaloa cartel in Mexico, ranked 701st on Forbes’ yearly report of the wealthiest men alive, and worth an estimated $1 billion, today officially thanked United States politicians for making sure that drugs remain illegal. According to one
Norm Stamper – The Huffington Post 34-year veteran police officer who retired as Seattle’s chief of police in 2000 Posted: March 19, 2011 08:58 PM http://www.huffingtonpost.com/norm-stamper/marijuana-and-the-democra_b_838042.html There is always a gap between what a political system stands for and the reality of everyday life under that system. Ours is government that ostensibly stands for life,
Wasting syndrome, or anorexia-cachexia, afflicts 70 to 90 percent of AIDS patients, robbing them of their appetite. The resulting malnutrition can be more deadly than the virus itself. But there is only one drug that is commonly prescribed for the treatment of wasting syndrome: Marinol, the synthetic form of THC, the most psychoactive component of marijuana.
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 Cartilaginous Exostosis. Despite six