World Health Organization Recognizes Cannabis as a Medicine and Proposes ‘More Rational’ Drug Laws — Waking Times – February 15, 2019

World Health Organization Recognizes Cannabis as a Medicine and Proposes ‘More Rational’ Drug Laws

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has finally recognized cannabis as a medicine and has formally proposed that legislators take a “more rational” approach to drug laws.

The WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) has proposed that cannabis be rescheduled in light of recent scientific findings that show a wide range of medical uses for the plant. The panel also proposed that non-psychoactive cannabis products like CBD should be entirely removed from international drug controls.

Last November, the committee had their first formal discussion about cannabis laws since the International Drug Control Conventions in 1961. According to a 2019 press release that summarized the meeting: Read more & video: “World Health Organization Calls to Reclassify Weed” (1:32)

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Cannabis Oil Was Used To Treat Epilepsy 176 Years Ago — Collective Evolution – January 20, 2019

Cannabinoids have been found to have antioxidant properties, unrelated to NMDA receptor antagonism. This new found property makes cannabinoids useful in the treatment and prophylaxis of a wide variety of oxidation associated diseases such as ischemic, age-related, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. The cannabinoids are found to have particular application as neuroprotectants, for example in limiting…..Read more & 

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Medical Cannabis Superior to Opioids for Chronic Pain, Study Finds — Waking Times – November 8, 2018

GreenMedInfo Research Group Sufferers of chronic pain have been faced with a perilous decision—risk a crippling addiction to opioids or find a way to live with the pain. A new clinical study has focused on medical cannabis as an alternative to opioids, and the results may be a turning point towards a safe, plant-based option…..Read more

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What Happens to Your Body When You Use Medical Marijuana? — Wake Up World – August 9th, 2018

August 9th, 2018 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Medical marijuana has shown positive effects in treating mood disorders, degenerative neurological disorders, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and seizures. In contrast, synthetic marijuana is not only void of healing components, but also puts you at risk of serious side effects,…Read more

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These 5 Organizations are the Reason Cannabis is Still a Crime — May 15, 2018

It’s often half-jokingly said that if there was one thing that could bring Americans together, it would be cannabis. That might seem a little farfetched at first, but once you discover how many people want cannabis legalized, it will make sense. As of 2018, nine states allow recreation use in some form, while 30 allow…Read more

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Doctors shocked when cannabis oil cures woman of terminal cancer – April 5, 2018

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(Natural News) There is no shortage of patients curing their cancer on their own, with a little help from a medicinal plant we call cannabis. Recently, a 52-year-old woman from the United Kingdom revealed that cannabis oil saved her life. After a terminal cancer diagnosis and failed chemotherapy treatments, Joy Smith says that she was willing to try just about anything — including cannabis….Read more at: Natural News

Study: Cannabis found to reduce inflammation in the brain, preventing mental decline of people with HIV — December 31, 2017

(Natural News) As many as half of those suffering from HIV could prevent the mental decline associated with the disease with the help of cannabis, according to a new study. Researchers from Michigan State University found that marijuana users with HIV have fewer inflammatory white blood cells. As the immune system continuously tries to fight…Read more

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