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Oregon readies to legalize retail medicinal marijuana following passage of House bill

8/3/2013 - The state of Oregon is about to join the ranks of about a dozen other states that have defied the federal government's onerous prohibitions on marijuana by allowing it to be sold in state-sanctioned retail stores for medicinal use. According to new reports, the Oregon House recently passed H.B. 3460,...

New wave of business opportunities involving medicinal, nutritional marijuana sweep Colorado

6/24/2013 - New business opportunities abound in the state of Colorado, where Amendment 64 to legalize the recreational sale and use of marijuana was recently passed with flying colors by 1.36 million enthusiastic Colorado voters. An entire sector of the market that was formerly limited to only licensed marijuana...

Three out of four doctors would prescribe medical marijuana to patients: Study

6/15/2013 - New York City Mayor Michael "Nanny" Bloomberg thinks medical marijuana is a hoax, but as far as I know he's never been to medical school, which is obvious based on the results of a new survey that found more than three-quarters of physicians would prescribe it to their patients if they could. The...

Nanny state control freak Bloomberg declares medical marijuana a 'hoax'

6/12/2013 - Mr. Nanny State himself, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is at it again, making ridiculous statements about subjects in which he knows next to nothing about. This time, the subject is medical marijuana, and the anointed one says there are no medical benefits from its use. In fact, hizzoner said as much...

Father successfully treats son's epilepsy with medical cannabis (marijuana)

5/28/2013 - A California father's desperate quest to find a viable solution to his young son's rare form of epilepsy has led him to incredible success in medicinal marijuana. The Los Angeles Times (LAT) reports that Jason David's son Jayden now functions normally, eats solid food, and takes only four prescription...

Marijuana cannabinoids slow brain degradation and aging, reverse dementia: here's how

5/23/2013 - The human brain contains an extensive network of special receptor sites that modulate nervous system function only when activated by the appropriate cannabinoid compounds, many of which are found in abundance in the marijuana plant. And emerging research continues to uncover the unique role these cannabinoids...

Marijuana - A cure for cancer?

4/24/2013 - If you're over 21, marijuana is legal to smoke and have in possession (under 1 ounce) here in the state of Washington. Many users do so for the effects the THC found in marijuana has on the body. THC is the substance in marijuana that gets you "felling high". But recently, through some breakthrough...

United Nations agency demands U.S. government sue states over marijuana decriminalization laws

3/5/2013 2:25:45 PM - Americans have differing opinions about the wisdom of marijuana legalization but most of us would agree that no matter what we think about it personally, it is an issue for Americans to decide. So, an admonishment by a United Nations agency urging the U.S. government to sue the states of Colorado...

Marijuana dispensaries sue Long Beach police for illegal, unconstitutional actions to put them out of business

2/19/2013 - We here at Natural News didn't think it would be long after voters in the states of Washington and Colorado approved measures legalizing possession and use of marijuana in November before the lawsuits would start. In the weeks following passage of the measures, the Department of Justice announced...

Medical marijuana reduces chronic pharmaceutical use, study finds

1/30/2013 - Medical marijuana may help reduce the use of pharmaceutical drugs among the elderly, providing a safer alternative to drugs that often carry serious side effects, according to a study conducted by researchers from Tel Aviv University. The researchers also found that elderly participants who took medical...

Delusions of the radical left: Prohibition doesn't work for alcohol or marijuana, but it will somehow work for guns

1/16/2013 - If only I could lobotomize myself with a large vehicle battery, a bottle of Jack Daniels and a pair of heavy duty jumper cables, I might be able to cognitively function at the same convoluted level as the radical left. Over the last decade or so, the radical left has reminded us again and again that...

The Feds don't care about pot smokers; they just keep HEMP illegal in order to maintain the power, medicine, and fuel monopolies

1/5/2013 - The Feds (federal government) couldn't care LESS about pot smokers, and a bunch of people feeling happy and eating nachos late at night while talking about the universe and maybe a little "green" peace. In fact, the U.S. government only cares about keeping HEMP FARMING ILLEGAL because that, my friends,...

Pot gets legalized in Washington as more cannabis health benefits are confirmed

12/29/2012 - In a U.S. premiere, the use of marijuana for recreational purposes has been legalized in the states of Washington and Colorado. Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Seattle to celebrate the event, but not everyone is happy with the change. The new law sparked controversy as it allows the possession...

Crowds gather in downtown Seattle to celebrate historic marijuana legalization in Washington state

12/14/2012 - Washington state made more history on December 6 when it became the first American state to officially legalize the recreational use of marijuana. As reported by Reuters, Initiative 502 became law at the stroke of midnight that day, prompting hundreds of excited Washingtonians to gather at the downtown...

Recreational marijuana officially legalized in Colorado following governor's signature

12/13/2012 - Coloradans for the decriminalization of marijuana had a lot to celebrate on December 10 when Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed an executive order much earlier than expected that officially recognizes the passage of Amendment 64, making Colorado the second state in the union to legalize marijuana...

United Nations threatens Colorado, Washington state over marijuana decriminalization laws

11/29/2012 - Likely empowered by a U.S. administration that favors the kind of nanny state politics a ruling global entity would no doubt embrace, the head of the United Nations' International Narcotics Control Board feels comfortable telling federal officials they should move to challenge measures in Colorado and...

Cops across America tell federal government to end marijuana prohibition

11/28/2012 - A cohort of law enforcement officials and long-time law enforcement veterans has had enough of the federal government's continued prohibition of marijuana, and is demanding that the rogue entity back off and respect the people's sovereign right to grow and use the natural plant as they see fit, particularly...

Why state budget deficits are self-inflicted delusions: Here's how any U.S. state could become a wellspring of riches almost overnight

11/28/2012 - State budget deficits are self-inflicted delusions. Any state in the USA could almost instantly eliminate all budget deficits and start rolling in billions of dollars in state revenues by embracing freedom for farmers, holistic health practitioners and other groups (see below). All that's needed...

Hundreds of marijuana possession cases already dismissed in Washington

11/15/2012 - There is a legal showdown brewing between the federal government and two states whose residents voted to legalize recreational use of marijuana earlier this month, as local prosecutors in one of those states - Washington - have already begun dismissing hundreds of cases involving persons who were caught...

Marijuana decriminalized in Washington and Colorado as voters reject police state 'War on Drugs'

11/7/2012 - Here's some good news in the election results: Voters in Washington and Colorado have decriminalized small quantities of marijuana for recreational use. This is an attempt to end the insane waste of law enforcement resources on small-time pot users who pose no threat to society. Although I'm personally...

Washington could soon become first state to (sort of) legalize retail sale of marijuana

10/23/2012 - The state of Washington could soon make history as the first U.S. state to legalize the sale of marijuana at the retail level, albeit with some very serious restrictions and heavy control by the state government. CBS Seattle reports that, if Initiative 502 passes on November 6, Washingtonians over the...

Marijuana cannabinoids found to help combat autism

10/6/2012 - The cannabinoid compounds naturally found in many varieties of cannabis, also known more commonly as marijuana, may help children with autism spectrum disorders experience dramatic behavioral improvements, and potentially even full recovery from their symptoms. These are the findings of a new study...

Wal-Mart fires brain cancer employee for using doctor-recommended medical marijuana; federal court affirms medical discrimination

9/29/2012 - A Michigan man was recently fired from his managerial position at a Walmart store in Battle Creek, Michigan, after it was discovered that he had been using medical marijuana outside of work hours in accordance with his doctor's recommendations for treating an inoperable brain tumor. The American Civil...

Natural Cannabis found in Marijuana helpful for MS but the patent is held by U.S. government

8/17/2012 - Twice as many patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) that were prescribed cannabis reported relief from muscle stiffness over the placebo while cannabis also provided better relief of body pain, muscle spasms, and sleep disturbances. In the MS study published online on July 12 in the Journal of Neurology,...

Alcohol - not marijuana - is the gateway drug, study shows

7/21/2012 - For years Americans have been told that marijuana should remain illegal because it is the ultimate "gateway" drug - that is, the drug that most often leads to the abuse of other, more potent drugs. Not so, according to a new study which says alcohol - not marijuana - is the true gateway drug. Of...

Cannabinoids, like those found in marijuana, occur naturally in human breast milk

7/20/2012 - Woven into the fabric of the human body is an intricate system of proteins known as cannabinoid receptors that are specifically designed to process cannabinoids such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one of the primary active components of marijuana. And it turns out, based on the findings of several major...

How convenient - Police claim Miami zombie cannibal was on marijuana, not bath salts

7/7/2012 - The Miami man who chewed the face off another man back in May was high on marijuana, not "bath salts." This is the claim now being made by the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner's Department, anyway, which is conveniently targeting marijuana at a time when many American states continue to advance decriminalization...

At last, Connecticut takes the plunge and partially legalizes medical marijuana

6/7/2012 - Legislation that allows certain medical patients to access marijuana for medicinal use has been signed into law in Connecticut, making the Constitution State the 17th in the nation to at least partially deregulate marijuana for medical use. Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has officially signed into...

Three out of four Americans want to end medical marijuana raids

5/21/2012 - The federal government's continued "War on Drugs" is no longer getting a warm reception from the vast majority of Americans. A recent poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research (MDPR) reveals that three out of every four Americans now oppose needless federal prosecution of medical marijuana dispensaries,...

Marijuana eases painful MS muscle cramping

5/18/2012 - A recent Reuters write-up of a marijuana for an MS pain and spasticity trial highlighted positive results for the MS (muscular or multiple sclerosis) patients after using marijuana. They felt less pain and spasticity, which consists of extreme muscular tension, cramps and uncontrollable muscle spasms. MS...

Learn about the amazing health benefits of juicing raw cannabis (marijuana) leaves

5/4/2012 - Contrary to popular belief, the marijuana plant is a whole lot more than just a psychoactive drug that "stoners" use to get high. In raw form, marijuana leaves and buds are actually loaded with a non-psychoactive, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer nutrient compound known as cannabidiol...

Connecticut House approves medical marijuana bill

5/3/2012 - With a nearly two-to-one approval ratio, Connecticut House Bill 5389, which would legalize at the state level small amounts of medical marijuana for patients in need, has been passed by the Connecticut State House of Representatives. And if passed by the State Senate, Governor Dannel Malloy has indicated...

Hundreds of economists agree marijuana legalization could save US taxpayers $13.7 billion per year

4/23/2012 - Marijuana prohibition currently costs taxpayers billions of dollars a year to enforce, and it accomplishes little or nothing beneficial in terms of economic benefits. On the contrary, legalizing marijuana would not only save taxpayers billions of dollars a year in unnecessary costs, but it would also...

Spanish town decides to grow marijuana to generate much-needed revenue

3/3/2012 - With a national unemployment rate that now hovers around 23 percent, the European country of Spain is in dire straits economically. But one local town, Rasquera, population 900, has come up with a plan that will not only save itself from economic ruin, but also pay off the more than $1.7 million worth...

FDA may legalize pot medicine, but only for Big Pharma

1/28/2012 - The pressure is on for researchers and pharmaceutical companies to develop drug-based, non-synthetic versions of marijuana for medical use, as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is poised to approve such varieties in the near future. But this potential approval appears to be reserved only for...

Medical marijuana activist app launched

1/14/2012 - The largest medical cannabis advocacy group in the country, Americans for Safe Access, recently launched a free iPhone app for marijuana activists. The new app provides tools for activists including immediate updates on local, state and federal marijuana issues. There are existing activism apps for...

Marijuana smoking better for lungs than cigarettes

1/13/2012 - Marijuana smoking, at least at moderate levels, does not harm lungs but actually improves airflow rates and lung capacity. That's the finding of a recent study published in the January 11, 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Large-scale study compares impact of cigarette...

Dr Mark Sircus to release new book on Medical Marijuana

1/12/2012 - A medicinal marijuana user should not be considered a criminal in any state. Most major medical groups, including the Institute of Medicine, agree that marijuana is a compound with significant therapeutic potential. - Dr. Gregory T. Carter The United States government is at war with its own people...

Snoop Dogg's marijuana drug bust highlights idiocy of the failed War on Drugs

1/10/2012 - Snoop Dogg has been busted with marijuana possession at a west Texas border agent checkpoint. It's the same checkpoint where Willie Nelson was recently caught with marijuana. After being questioned by agents, Snoop Dogg (Calvin Broadus) readily admitted the marijuana cigarettes were his, as he has a...

Juicing medical marijuana the latest trend in amazing cures

1/9/2012 - There have been a few articles written about the multitude of environmentally sustainable industrial applications of hemp. There have been perhaps many more written about the medical applications of cannabis. Now there is a formerly skeptical California doctor who has found the optimal method of using...

Feds covertly attack state-sanctioned medical marijuana

12/28/2011 - Obama promised to let the states decide medical marijuana use. But federal agencies began paramilitary style raids on state-sanctioned, legal medical marijuana dispensaries around October of 2011. The rights that Obama promised to uphold have thus far been violated in 16 states. Federal agencies...

Marijuana cannabinoids - oral and transdermal methods

12/17/2011 - (NaturalNews )The research indicates that cannabinoids hold the secret to helping heal many of the chronic diseases we are facing. From cancer to diabetes, and from autism to Alzheimer's, medical marijuana helps, and sometimes dramatically so. Cannabinoid medicine holds a great power to alleviate human...

Gingrich wants what never was and can never be - a more aggressive drug war policy that works

12/11/2011 - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is rising in the polls and could very well wind up being the next Republican presidential nominee. Like him or despise him, one knock against him is his publicly stated desire for something that hasn't worked and can never work - a more "aggressive" drug policy and...

ASA sues Obama Administration for interfering with state, local medical marijuana laws

11/26/2011 - The battle continues to rage between the individual states and the federal government over the legalized cultivation and use of medical marijuana. Americans for Safe Access (ASA), the nation's largest medical marijuana advocacy organization, has now filed a lawsuit against the Obama Administration's...

Medical marijuana legal efforts are being crushed by the DEA - who benefits?

10/25/2011 - The state of California agreed on a referendum in 1996 to legalize medical marijuana in their state. A referendum is a citizen generated ballot that is then put to popular vote. So a majority of California's voting citizens agreed that openly selling marijuana for medical purposes is okay. Unfortunately,...

Son of former LA fire chief arrested for bribing TSA agent, smuggling marijuana on plane

10/22/2011 - Authorities recently took Millage Peaks Jr., son of former Los Angeles, Cal., fire chief Millage Peaks, into custody on charges of bribing a public official and attempting to smuggle marijuana onto a commercial airline flight. CBS 2 News in Los Angeles reports that Peaks confessed to bribing US Transportation...

PBS documentary highlights marijuana's amazing ability to treat disease

10/10/2011 - The advent of the internet and the free flow of information that has enlightened the minds of millions, the mainstream media can no longer simply ignore or deny the truth about marijuana's medicinal capacity. This was made evident in a recent PBS documentary that highlighted marijuana's ability to...

Legalizing marijuana would hinder the multi-billion dollar empire of Mexican drug cartels, say some

8/1/2011 - The prohibition of marijuana in the US has led to an "underground" cannabis industry in Mexico run primarily by violent gangster cartels like the ones wreaking havoc at the southern borders of Texas, Arizona, and California. These cartels reap anywhere from $1 to $20 billion a year illegally selling...

Miracle-Gro to sell special nutrient formulations for growing marijuana

7/27/2011 - Once known primarily for its weed-killing formulas, now Miracle-Gro wants to try its hand at growing killer weed. Jim Hagedorn, chief executive of Scott's, the company that manufactures Miracle-Gro, said he's going to target the medical marijuana industry as a way of boosting overall sales of his...

Denied: DEA refuses to reclassify marijuana, claims it's as dangerous as heroin

7/25/2011 - The US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has finally acknowledged a nine-year-old petition filed by The Coalition for Rescheduling Cannabis to reclassify marijuana as a schedule III, IV, or V drug, rather than its current, and more-serious, schedule I classification. The acknowledgment, however, was...

Cannabinoid Medicine

7/21/2011 - Raw marijuana is illegal in the United States and is not approved by the FDA for medical uses though many states have broken away from the Union preferring to help rather than hurt people, as the federal government seems to prefer. The federal government is ignoring the science that has repeatedly demonstrated...

Why legalizing marijuana would be a very good thing (Opinion)

7/6/2011 - Legalizing marijuana in the USA projects a bigger picture than easing the drug war tyranny on harmless pot smokers. What is overlooked is the medicinal value that marijuana offers, which threatens Big Pharma. If the THC compounds in marijuana that cure as well as get you high are removed, then why isn't...

US spends billions every year prosecuting marijuana violations while economy tanks

7/5/2011 - The US economy is rapidly unraveling, vital services are being cut, and millions of Americans are losing their jobs and struggling just to survive. Meanwhile, the federal government continues to spend billions of taxpayer dollars every year to fight its endless "War on Drugs," which includes spending...

GM marijuana booms in South America, growers reap ten times market value

6/30/2011 - Business is booming for sales of marijuana that has been genetically-modified (GM) to contain up to nine times more tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) than normal marijuana, according to a recent report by AFP. The South American country of Colombia, which is known for its illicit drug trade, is apparently...

Four decades of drug war tyranny may come to an end with Ron Paul's new effort to legalize marijuana

6/23/2011 - Four decades of the so-called "War on Drugs" has led only to the suffering of millions of innocents, the crowding of our prisons with non-violent citizens, the utter waste of billions of dollars on law enforcement and the (in)justice system, and the enriching of underground drug gangs who thrive on...

Connecticut lessens penalties for marijuana possession

6/12/2011 - The federal government's phony "war on drugs" is slowly being deconstructed by individual states that are deciding to lessen penalties for, or flat-out decriminalize, the possession of marijuana. This week, Connecticut became the 13th U.S. state to at least partially decriminalize marijuana when it...

Marijuana and Radiation Protection

6/10/2011 - Marijuana offers strong protective qualities against radiation exposure. Since fewer and fewer people have the financial resources to continually purchase all the helpful things they will need perhaps growing weed in our backyard will offer the public one of the best anti-radiation solutions in the...

It's Past Time to Reschedule Cannabis, Advocates Sue over Delay

6/9/2011 - It's been nearly nine years since the Coalition for Rescheduling Cannabis (CRC) filed its petition in 2002 to reclassify cannabis (otherwise known as marijuana). For decades now, the federal government has held onto the misguided and outdated position that cannabis is a dangerous drug with no medical...

Big Pharma attempting to corner the market on medical marijuana

5/28/2011 - As DEA raids and IRS harassment continue on state-approved medical marijuana, Big Pharma eyes the profitability of cannabis and prepares to muscle in, using its lobbyists and government connections to ensure a monopoly on legal sales of the drug. In early April of 2011, two drug manufacturing giants,...

Groups push Obama administration to reschedule marijuana after nine years of needless delay

5/28/2011 - The gap between many individual state laws regulating marijuana and the overarching federal intolerance of the plant is widening, and a coalition of marijuana advocacy groups has filed a lawsuit in the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to push the Obama administration to respond...

Medical marijuana legalization underway in Arkansas

5/23/2011 - Arkansas residents may see an initiative to legalize medical marijuana on the November 2012 ballot. The proposed law's sponsor, Arkansans for Compassionate Care, achieved its first victory when the Arkansas attorney general certified the proposal's ballot language. The group must collect 62,507 voter...

Connecticut moves full-steam ahead with medical marijuana bill

5/7/2011 - Legislators in Connecticut are in the process of moving forward with a bill that will legalize marijuana for medical use in the state, despite threats from federal prosecutors who say that they will go after individuals who grow or distribute the plant. If the bill passes in its current form, it will...

Group collects signatures to gain approval to legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas

5/2/2011 - After failing to successfully gain enough signatures for ballot approval in 2004, advocates of legalized medical marijuana in the state of Arkansas have finally gained an opportunity to have a medical marijuana initiative placed on the 2012 ballot. According to a recent Reuters report, Arkansas Attorney...

Former talk show host Montel Williams endorses medical marijuana

4/29/2011 - Maryland lawmakers plan to introduce a revised version of a medical marijuana bill that they put forth last year, this time with more restrictions. And according to The Baltimore Sun, talk show host Montel Williams, along with various politicians from both sides of the aisle, has come out in support...

Politics v. Science: Understanding Cannabis Therapeutics Before it is Censored

4/3/2011 - A milestone quietly occurred last month, and one the federal government would prefer to ignore. Yet, it could mean a step in the right direction for hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people who use a centuries-old botanical medicine: cannabis, otherwise know as marijuana. According to the...

Almost half of Americans support marijuana legalization

4/2/2011 - A new Gallup poll has found that more Americans than ever favor the legalization of marijuana for general use, while the number of people opposed to it is now at an all-time low. The findings come at a pivotal time when California is set to vote on legalization of the crop, and indicate a significant...

DEA to legalize marijuana chemical for Big Pharma but keep it a crime for everyone else

2/24/2011 - Have no illusions about the true nature of the so-called "War on Drugs" and the actions of the DEA. The War on Drugs has always been about protecting the profits of the drug companies which have a long and well-documented history of copying street drugs, repackaging them as "medications" and selling...

California dispensaries may soon carry marijuana soft drinks

1/25/2011 - California entrepreneur Clay Butler has developed a lineup of marijuana soft drinks that he says will be "a hit" once they are made available at marijuana dispensaries in the Golden State. California state laws permit marijuana use for medical purposes, and Butler sees the hundreds of medical marijuana...

Christian coalition founder Pat Robertson calls for decriminalization of marijuana

12/29/2010 - Sending young people to prison for marijuana possession and use is not a good thing, said 700 Club founder Pat Robertson on a recent segment. Also founder of the Christian Coalition and former Republican candidate for President, Robertson expressed opposition to the current war on drugs, particularly...

Willie Nelson pot possession charge shows ludicrousness of marijuana prohibition

11/28/2010 - Marijuana prohibition is the cornerstone of the U.S. police state. It gives cops a reason to search vehicles and keeps DEA employees on the payroll while filling the prisons with literally millions of people who have harmed no one except themselves. Country singer superstar Willie Nelson is the...

California marijuana crop larger than grapes

10/25/2010 - The battle rages on over the legalization of marijuana in California, but a new report from NBC in California's Bay Area brings up a very interesting point about its cultivation in the state. According to the report, the state's marijuana crop is valued at seven times the amount of its grape crop, which...

Legalize marijuana, says former US surgeon general

10/19/2010 - Next month, California voters will decide whether or not to legalize marijuana in the state for recreational use. And former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders recently made an announcement on CNN that she supports both the initiative and the decriminalization of marijuana. "What I think is horrible...

Marijuana Benefits Cancer: Two Studies You Probably Never Read About

9/20/2010 - In February 2000 researchers in Madrid announced they had destroyed incurable brain tumors in rats by injecting them with THC, the active ingredient in cannabis. The study was later published in the journal Nature Cancer Review. Chances are that you have never heard of this study, the same as you likely...

Medical Marijuana Debate: Science is Ignored

9/9/2010 - Across the United States, debates about medical marijuana fester in many communities and states. Currently, fourteen states of the fifty in the Union plus Washington, D.C. have legalized marijuana for medical use. Yet in those states, and many others who are considering similar measures, the argument...

Marijuana better than pharmaceuticals at treating chronic pain, improving mood

9/4/2010 - Experts from different persuasions often argue about the alleged benefits of using marijuana for pain relief, but a new study out of McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University (MU) has conclusively found that cannabis, the genus name for marijuana, is better than pharmaceutical drugs...

Oakland City Council approves industrial marijuana facilities

7/25/2010 - In states where medicinal marijuana is permitted, legal dispensaries usually obtain the drug from small backyard growers and distribute it to patients with prescriptions. But the Oakland, Calif. City Council recently took marijuana production to the next level when it approved the construction and operation...

American Medical Association Urges Federal Government to Support Medicinal Marijuana

11/16/2009 - The nation's largest physician organization, the American Medical Association, has reversed its position on marijuana and now supports investigation and clinical research on the plant for medicinal use. The group urged the federal government on Tuesday to reassess its Schedule I controlled substance...

Calls for Further Research into Medicinal Marijuana Gain Momentum

8/15/2009 - In 2008, the American College of Physicians (ACP) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, released a position paper entitled Supporting Research Into the Therapeutic Role of Marijuana that expresses the group's support for increased research and investigation into the medicinal functionality of marijuana, including...

Marijuana Has Anti-Cancer Properties

7/25/2009 - The active ingredient in marijuana appears to target cancerous brain cells for destruction while leaving healthy cells alone, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Complutense University in Madrid, and published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Researchers first conducted...

Associated Press Kills Michael Phelps Bong Story, Questions Whether Marijuana Was Being Smoked at All

2/6/2009 - Following his admission that he was caught smoking a bong, Michael Phelps has now learned he's been dropped from Kellogg's as a sponsor. When his sponsorship contract runs out at the end of the month, it won't be renewed by Kellogg's, according to a source that spoke to CNBC earlier today (http://www.cnbc.com/id/29041954). But...

Raw Foodists Arrested for Trafficking Chocolate; Interrogated for "Cacao Crimes"

9/24/2008 - When Ron and Nadine from the Living Libations beauty care and chocolate company (www.LivingLibations.com) attempted to fly to the United States in August of this year, they ran into something completely unexpected: Drug-sniffing dogs at the Toronto airport. When their dogs took a special interest in...

Marijuana Chemical Cannabidiol Halts Spread of Breast Cancer Tumors

6/2/2008 - A non-psychoactive chemical that occurs naturally in the marijuana plant may prevent breast cancer from spreading, according to a study published in the journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. Researchers found that a chemical called cannabidiol (CBD) affects the activity of a gene known as Id-1 in...

War on Drugs targets natural medicine sources while meth epidemic worsens in the U.S.

2/27/2007 - Methamphetamine is a highly addictive psychostimulant drug that can have horrifying side effects, but perhaps the most shocking thing about this drug is that the FDA and Big Business may be contributing to its spread in pursuit of profits. While dietary supplements containing ephedra were banned...

Medicinal marijuana significantly reduces pain from peripheral neuropathy, say scientists

2/25/2007 - In one of the few extensive tests of marijuana's medical benefits, a study by researchers at the San Francisco General Hospital has shown the drug can ease HIV-related pain in some patients, but the Bush administration's Office of National Drug Control Policy has dismissed the study and its results. From...

DEA raids medical marijuana clinics, violating California law

1/25/2007 - In California, where marijuana has been legal for medical use since the Compassionate Use Act was passed into law in 1996, Drug Enforcement Administration agents raided 11 dispensaries of medical marijuana, seizing a large cache of marijuana and marijuana-based products, raising concerns over state’s...

Marijuana top cash crop; public policy analyst calls for legalization to aid U.S. economy

12/28/2006 - The biggest cash crop in the United States is not corn or wheat, according to public policy analyst Jon Gettman, as marijuana produces more annual revenue than those crops combined; nearly $35 billion. The report by medical marijuana advocate and former National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana...

Marijuana nutrients found to help prevent Alzheimer's disease

10/6/2006 - A study conducted by scientists at Scripps Research Institute in California has found that, contrary to marijuana's reputation, the ingredients of the drug can actually fight off the memory-impairing effects of Alzheimer's disease. The researchers found that the active ingredient in marijuana --...

Marijuana under attack for causing memory problems, say forgetful drug researchers (satire)

4/7/2006 - Medical researchers are once again warning about the long-term memory effects of smoking marijuana. Toking on the herb for decades apparently makes your memory, well, dopey. That is, if you believe the study which was based on 40 people found in a drug rehabilitation program who said they only smoked...

The raw (and ugly) truth about the war on drugs

8/15/2005 - Drugs are bad. Drugs destroy peoples' lives. Didn't you know that marijuana turns regular everyday people into zombie pot smokers? That's why we have a war on drugs in America: to protect our children from potheads. Drugs are bad. Especially marijuana. I learned this the other day when I visited...

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Your brain is being spammed by 3,000 ads and commercial messages per day. Now you can actually filter out annoying, manipulative messages with the revolutionary brain defense technology revealed in this guide.
How to Halt Diabetes In 25 Days

A down-to-earth guide on halting type-2 diabetes using natural methods: nutrition, food choice, medicinal herbs and more. Provides a 25-day plan for radically altering your body physiology to literally reverse type-2 diabetes.
The Five Habits of Health Transformation

Explores the five most effective, yet effortless strategies for transforming human health. Written for busy people and based on research involving 763 participants, this book reveals which health strategies deliver the most results with the least investment in time, money or effort.
How to Prevent and Reverse Prostate Cancer

Discover the little-known natural health secrets that can prevent and even reverse prostate cancer. This book shows you how to reduce your risk of prostate cancer to near zero using potent, clinically proven health strategies that far surpass anything offered by organized medicine.
The Ten Most Important Emerging Technologies For Humanity

In this book, author Mike Adams takes you on a fascinating tour that ventures far beyond conventional science and dares to suggest that as a civilization, we are spending too much time, money and effort on technologies that really don't help us while ignoring the technologies that can really make a difference in our lives.
Superfoods For Optimum Health: Chlorella and Spirulina

In this free online book, you'll get the astounding truth on how these two superfoods are far more than just "supplements" like vitamins and minerals: they are disease preventing foods from nature that can actually help conquer cancer, diabetes, heart disease, clinical depression, and much more.
Take Back Your Health Power! How to reclaim your natural health power from the doctors, drug companies and food marketers who have stolen your right to be healthy

This courageous report tells you how to take back your power from those who have been exploiting your misfortune for their profit. Learn how to put yourself in control and transform your health outcome from this day forward.
The Five Soft Drink Monsters: how to kick the soft drink addiction for good

This downloadable ebooks reveals how to easily and permanently break the soft drink habit for good. This guide will show you, in clear understandable terms, how to recognize each of the five addictive elements of soft drinks -- and then beat them with a clever strategy that's already worked for thousands.
How to Beat the Bird Flu: how to protect yourself from the coming bird flu pandemic

This downloadable ebook arms you with the information you need to protect you and your family from the possible bird flu pandemic the World Health Organization is warning about.
The Seven Laws of Nutrition

Learn how to transform your health, reverse chronic disease and free yourself from pharmaceuticals by mastering the fundamental laws of nutrition.
The Healing Power of Sunlight and Vitamin D: an exclusive interview with Dr. Michael Holick

In this interview, Dr. Holick reveals fascinating facts on how vitamin D is created and used in the human body to ward off chronic diseases like cancer, osteoporosis, mental disorders and more.
The Healing Power of Water: an exclusive interview with Dr. Batmanghelidj

This exclusive interview with Dr. B reveals how Dr. B. discovered the healing ability of water and pioneered the emerging field of hydro-health. This is a must read report that will forever change the way you think about H2O.
Grocery Warning

How to recognize and avoid the common foods (and food ingredients) that cause disease. Names all the exact ingredients that directly cause heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, depression, osteoporosis, arthritis, high blood pressure, ADHD, behavioral disorders, mood swings and many more.
The Food Timing Diet

Revealed: The Mike Adams secret to shedding body fat, experiencing phenomenal mental and physical energy and eliminating blood sugar swings -- all while eating enormous quantities of health-enhancing (and delicious!) food. Learn why it's not WHAT you eat as much as WHEN you eat!
The Weiss Method For Better Heart Health

Radically improve your heart health in just eight weeks! Discover the natural way to prevent and reverse heart disease with Decker Weiss, NMD, a leading authority on non-invasive heart disease treatments that combine the best of conventional and natural treatments.
The Real Safety Guide to Disease Prevention

More than 80% of all chronic disease is preventable, but only if you know how. Learn the proven, yet simple prevention strategies for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, depression, Alzheimer's and many other degenerative health conditions.
The Real Safety Guide to Beating Cybercrime

Learn how to protect yourself, your children and your finances from cybercime in this sought-after safety guide that covers phishing, online identity theft, auction fraud, spyware, cyberstalking and much more.
The Real Safety Guide to Protecting Your Environment

Teaches you 120 practical, Earth-saving tips and strategies for energy conservation, detoxifying your home and work environments, clean air, clean water, recycling and much more. Instant download and hardcopy editions available. 50% of revenues donated to pro-environment non-profits.

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