Articles Tagged with cannabis

Cancer Patient Given 18 Months To Live, Cured By Cannabis Oil

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David Hibbitt had cancer and was given only 18 months to live. He had gone through arduous chemotherapy and radiotherapy sessions prior to surgery to remove his large bowel in March, 2013, none of which were successful, according to Metro. He said the following, indicating that friends suggested that he try cannabis oil. “Friends had… Read more »

Mystery Over 5th Century B.C. Siberian ‘Ice Princess’ Solved

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Discovered in 1993, the Siberian Ice Princess — sometimes also referred to as the Altay Princess, for the region in which she was found — has captured the imaginations of many scientists, for many reasons. She was a well-preserved mummy, to begin with; in fact, she was so well-preserved that her ornate, delicate tattoos were… Read more »

Federal Marijuana Laws Unconstitutional, New York Bill Claims

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The New York State Assembly approved legislation that initiated the process to allow medical marijuana in the state. The cannabis bill would “effectively nullify” federal pot prohibition laws, according to a Tenth Amendment Center report. Assembly Bill 6357 passed easily in New York earlier this week by a 94-36 margin. Despite the initial and overwhelming… Read more »

Legal Marijuana May-Or-May-Not Impact Colorado Negatively

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Colorado has become a study case for other states considering the legalization of marijuana. With the introduction of legal marijuana, it’s difficult to tell whether cannabis has had any impact other than increasing tourism. Two new studies from the University of Colorado analyze the medically-legal period after 2009. One shows a small increase of marijuana’s… Read more »

Elderly Man Faces Decade In Prison For Growing Marijuana For Medicinal Purposes

Larry Harvey

Federal authorities are seeking lengthy prison term for a rural elderly man growing marijuana for medicinal purposes. Pot dispensaries are now commonplace in Washington, the state is currently in the process of licensing residents to grow and sell recreational marijuana. Despite the marijuana business set to thrive in Washington, five Spokane residents will soon enter… Read more »

Marijuana Plants Offer Significant Pain Relief For A Variety Of Ailments

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Marijuana plants, and the buds and leaves that come from them, offer significant pain relief for a variety of ailments as diverse as Cancer and Epilepsy. South Jersey’s Compassionate Care Foundation dispensary in Egg Harbor Township offers its patients a card with six animated faces on it attached to a clipboard. The expressions range from… Read more »