Parents credit cannabis for toddler’s radiation recovery

by Breanna Roy (KPAX News)   MISSOULA – The parents of a Missoula three-year-old say, if they had listened to the doctors, their son would’ve died. Today Cash Hyde, 3, is cancer-free for a second time and his parents say marijuana is his best medicine. “Cashy went through 30 rounds of radiation without one nausea or […]

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Researchers study neuroprotective properties in cannabis

  With more states opting to legalize the sale of medical marijuana, researchers are taking a closer look at the use of cannabis to treat chronic illnesses. Dr. Manny Alvarez, senior managing health editor of FoxNews.com, recently sat down with the Medicine Hunter, Chris Kilham, to find out how it’s being studied. Dr. Manny: Now from the […]

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Most of Arizona’s medical marijuana patients will grow their own

Ruth Ann Monti   No more than 12 plants per patient, please. Credits: Getty Images About 85 percent of card-carrying medical marijuana patients will grow their own supply until a dispensary system is in place, Will Humble , Arizona’s Director of Human Services told KJZZ in an interview that aired Tuesday March 20. Patients who live more than 25 […]

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U.S. could use hemp as sustainable resource

by Ethan Gaebel The petroleum industry is booming. The world thrives on plastic and is powered by gas. But oil is a finite resource — America will run out of it and will need to have something to replace it with before it is depleted. The country needs oil for more than powering cars. Petroleum is […]

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Should Marijuana Be Legalized For Recreational Use? Go vote!

Matt Ferner   On the legalization side we have Robert Corry, a Colorado-based attorney specializing in criminal defense and civil rights. He has defended more medical marijuana criminal cases than any other attorney in Colorado and is the only attorney to win multiple acquittals for defendants facing medical marijuana charges. On the anti-legalization side we […]

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Housing on a new, green high

Simon Johanson TWO eco-friendly houses are rising from the ground in suburban Melbourne built from a plant normally associated with 1960s hippie heaven: hemp. In an Australian-mainland first, the walls of the semi-detached homes in trendy inner-city Northcote will be made from the cannabis-based building product Hempcrete, pioneered by a Queensland company for its carbon-neutral […]

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Sir Richard Branson Asks for a Joint at the White House

Anthony Papa   Sir Richard Branson went to the White House this week to attend a state dinner. It’s reported that when he got a chance to speak to President Obama he asked him if he could have a spliff (joint). He was only joking but it was a gentle way of reminding Obama that the issue […]

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Marijuana could help US Navy Veteran

  Robert Jackson is a native Arkansan, and he’s one of the many people whose life would be made liveable with medical marijuana. Born in 1975, he grew up in Jacksonville and served with the Navy Seebees for 8 years. His tour of service ended in 2002 with the construction of a fleet hospital on […]

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Should We Deny Ill People on Probation Access to Medicine?

Posted by Ezekiel Edwards, Criminal Law Reform Project & Emma Andersson, Criminal Law Reform Project   In 2000, Colorado voters approved an amendment  to their state constitution that allows patients suffering from conditions like cancer, glaucoma and HIV/AIDS to use medical marijuana when a doctor has advised them to do so. The amendment to the Colorado constitution provides that these patients “may […]

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Versus War on Drugs Debate

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSrN2zIRwN8

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