Chemotherapy Patients Benefit from Smoking Marijuana

Lara Stielow     Cancer treatments are becoming more and more effective, but along with the destruction of cancer cells come a lot of extra undesirable effects. More and more it is becoming widely known that chemotherapy patients benefit from smoking marijuana. Smoking it is not actually necessary though. Eating it in some form seems […]

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Eczema healed by hemp oil

“Tanya started taking a teaspoon of hemp seed oil three times a day. She also used a skin cream based on hemp oil every day. To her delight, her symptoms gradually started to improve.” Full Article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4035/Eczema-healed-hemp-oil.html

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Healthy seeds for weight loss

Vanessa Luis Hemp seeds are good for weight loss as they contain omega-3 fats that help burn body fat. They are also high in magnesium and iron, which can boost energy levels and their potassium content prevents bloating.   Full Article: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/health-fitness/diet/Healthy-seeds-for-weight-loss/articleshow/26626541.cms

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Obesity and the Cannabinoid System

  “I think we’d all be healthier, wealthier and wiser if we took a look inside ourselves – at our hub – and start seeing the cannabinoids that are in all of us.”   Full Article: http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwbooks/article/Work-the-Hub-Obesity-and-the-Cannabinoid-System-A-Publius-Update-20131130

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‘Marijuana refugees’ stuck in Colorado while children receive treatment

by Jeremy Hubbard   DENVER — Any parent would do whatever it takes to make a sick child feel better.  But would you uproot your entire life, pack up the kids, and move across the country? A growing number of families are doing just that.  Relocating to Colorado.  Some call them “marijuana refugees.” People like Ornella […]

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The Potential of LSD, Heroin, Marijuana and Other Controlled Substances in Brain Research

By David Nutt   Or is it time for scientists and doctors to change the rules so research and clinical treatments can flourish.   Full Article: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2013/11/27/the-potential-of-lsd-heroin-marijuana-and-other-controlled-substances-in-brain-research/

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Hemp-based first for Faurecia – automotive supplier

  Faurecia is poised to become the first automotive supplier to mass produce a 100% bio-based plastic with hemp-based fibres and a natural-substance matrix to replace injection-moulded polypropylene.   Full Article: http://www.ecocomposites.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=10462%3Ahemp-based-first-for-faurecia&catid=3%3Anews-free&Itemid=2

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The Diary of a Mother’s Fight for Medical Cannabis Access

Latrisha Bentch Anna, age 6, diagnosed with intractable epilepsy Photo: Danielle Keyser   It’s Sunday morning. I look over at the clock beside my bed at 5:59 a.m., just seconds before the alarm starts to buzz. I roll over, place my hand gently on my daughter’s chest, and wait to feel the subtle rise and […]

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Zeoform: A New Plastic That Turns Hemp Into Almost Anything

  What if plastic could be made without using fossil fuels and toxic chemicals? An Australian company has done just that, with a new type of plastic that can turn hemp fiber into pretty much anything.   Full Article: http://www.leafscience.com/2013/11/19/zeoform-new-plastic-turns-hemp-almost-anything/

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USC research continues to uncover possible medical benefits of marijuana component

BY JOEY HOLLEMAN jholleman@thestate.com   Research into the impact of the principal ingredient in marijuana at the molecular level on diseases keeps leading University of South Carolina researchers to new possibilities. The latest study, published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry, deals with the impact of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on a recently discovered class of molecules called […]

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