Legalizing cannabis would dramatically improve public health while depriving criminal gangs of a major revenue source, says U.K. political leader – June 22, 2017

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(Natural News) Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg thinks that cannabis should be legalized across the United Kingdom. He contends that legalization will bring in $1 billion in annual tax revenue while depriving criminal gangs of a major revenue source. He also believes a standard, regulated product would prevent purchases of high THC skunk strains that are dominating the black market…

 

Cannabis phytochemicals found to be effective in destroying leukemia cells — June 12, 2017

(Natural News) Researchers from St. George’s, University of London have confirmed that cannabinoids are effective in destroying the cells of leukemia, a cancer of blood-forming organs. When used in conjunction with chemotherapy treatments, cannabinoids, the active chemicals in cannabis, results against the blood cancer cells improved significantly. The new findings, which have been published in…

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10 Colossal False Health Claims Made By Big Pharma – June 9, 2017

It’s no secret that Big Pharma is fuelled by profit, often putting business interests ahead of patients’ lives and well-being. And North American culture practically worships the pharmaceutical industry, failing to recognize many of the issues within it. Many Americans are completely unaware that new prescription drugs have a 1 in 5 chance of causing serious reactions, even after being approved,…

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BREAKING: New Zealand Just Made It Legal For Doctors To Prescribe CBD Oil — June 2, 2017

Credit: Medical Marijuana Inc. All around the world, people are using cannabis to treat a variety of afflictions. From using cannabidiol (CBD) to cure cancer and alleviate seizures to smoking the flower to reduce depression and feelings of anxiety, it has been proven time and time again to be a medicine, not a drug. Fortunately,…

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New Study Reveals Why Cannabis is Still Illegal, Legal Pot DESTROYS Big Pharma Profits – May 30, 2017

As more and more people drop prescription drugs for medical cannabis, reports like this explain why Big Pharma is scrambling to keep prohibition in place. It also explains why the DEA has such close ties to the pharmaceutical industry.

 

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The question of why cannabis remains illegal becomes more unavoidable by the day, as scientific evidence mounts for its medicinal powers and states continue to decriminalize the plant. The legal drugs of alcohol and nicotine kill hundreds of thousands every year and have little to no medical value – but the ingestion of cannabis kills no one, and heals many…

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From Anti To Advocate – 5 People Who Changed Their Minds About Cannabis – May 28, 2017

Most medical cannabis advocates can name one key moment in their life when they knew they had to come out of the closet and campaign for regulated, legal access to the cannabis plant. But there is also a clutch of extraordinary individuals who, when confronted with real evidence about the cannabis plant’s therapeutic potential, have done…

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Mainstream Science Finally Accepts Cannabis as Medicine — There’s Just One Problem – May 27, 2017

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(ANTIMEDIA) Mainstream science is finally starting to accept what countless parents have known for years: cannabis treats childhood epilepsy. According to a new study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine, cannabidiol (CBD) has been scientifically demonstrated to treats Dravet syndrome, a rare seizure disorder. This study is reportedly the first of…

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