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It Is Time for Marijuana to Be Reclassified

George Lundberg, MD, comments on why marijuana should be reclassified as something other than a Schedule I drug. From Medscape General Medicine Republished by Blog Post Promoter Read More »

1914 10 Dollar Bill was Printed on Hemp Paper and Portrays Farmers Plowing Hemp

This video highlights a 1914 series $10 bill of a hemp harvest that is printed ‘right on the money.’ This paper was also made of hemp. The first Federal Reserve Bank notes were issued in 1914. This $10 bill bears the signature of Andrew Mellon, the Secretary of the Treasury under multiple presidential administrations. Mellon was also the head of ... Read More »

First American Flag was made of Hemp

“No… It wasn’t cotton, and it wasn’t fuzzy wool.  It was Homespun Hemp.” Betsy Ross made the first flag of the United States of America out of the finest, strongest fiber available, hemp fabric. It is also said that the finest laces of the olden days were always made of hemp in preference to any other fiber. -Herndon, p.154. -U.S.A. ... Read More »

Modern Medicine is now the third leading cause of death in America!

Most of us don’t know how many people are actually dying at the hand of the very system that is supposed to save us. What is even more astonishing is that the information about these travesties is completely hidden and not talked about. Highligh… Read More »

Cannabis for Asthma

Study The acute effects of smoked 2 per cent natural marijuana (7 mg per kg) and 15 mg of oral Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on plethysmographically determined airway resistance (Raw) and specific airway conductance (SGaw) were compared with those of placebo in 10 subjects with stable bronchial asthma using a double-blind crossover technique. After smoked marijuana, SGaw increased immediately and remained significantly ... Read More »

The Difference Between Indica and Sativa

Q: What is the difference between Indica and Sativa? A: Scientifically (and legally), all cannabis plants are Cannabis Sativa. In practice, Indica and Sativa are the names used to distinguish each end of the cannabis 'spectrum'. There are a mult… Read More »

How to get medical cannabis in Canada

Step 1) Consult with a Health Care Practitioner Treatment decisions are best made in consultation with your doctor. Under the MMPR, an authorized health care practitioner includes physicians and nurse practitioners in all provinces and territories. Schedule a visit with your healthcare practitioner to discuss: Your current symptoms and medical conditions. The previous medications you’ve taken, along with any therapies ... Read More »

Ways to Medicate: Vaporization

Vaporization is an alternative to smoking. Rather than burning the herb, which produces irritating, toxic, and carcinogenic by-products, a vaporizer heats the material in a partial vacuum so that the active compounds contained in the plant boil off into… Read More »

Cannabis Kills All Known Germs..Dead..including MRSA superbug

 The increase in MRSA infection in UK hospitals is a growing concern for both doctors and patients alike, but according to an American based company an effective, cannabis-based disinfectant is available to fight the super-bug. MRSA (methicillin-r… Read More »

How can the Cannabis Industry Overcome ‘Stoner’ Stigma Stereotypes

1930’s Propaganda As the 1930 brought various “brainwashing” propaganda about marijuana and it’s evil ways, so did a long lasting negative stigma carry on all the way to the modern day; the stereotype that marijuana smokers are pot heads, stoners, dirty hippies, lazy, no job, stupid and unsavory. The negative stigma is a dark cloud casting a shadow over the medical ... Read More »

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