Study: Medical Cannabis Significantly Reduces Prescription Drug Use – November 15, 2017

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November 15th, 2017

By Marco Torres

Guest writer for Wake Up World

From 2000 to 2015, half a million people died from prescription drug overdoses, and stories continue to roll in daily about the lives claimed by prescription and non-prescription drug overdoses. Cannabis, however, is not only excluded from the drug overdose list, it has actually been shown to reduce the use of dangerous prescription drugs.

Raw cannabis is considered by many experts as a dietary essential. As a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, some classify it as one of the most important plants on earth. The biggest benefits from the plant may come not by smoking it, but rather by consuming it in its raw and natural form.

“If cannabis were discovered in an Amazon rainforests today, people would be clambering to make as much use as they could out of the potential benefits of the plant,” said Donald L. Abrams, MD, Chief of Hematology and Oncology at San Francisco General Hospital and Professor of Medicine at the University California. Dr. Abrams is widely known for his research on medical cannabis applications. “Unfortunately, it carries with it a long and not so long history of being a persecuted plant,” he added.

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Cannabis is Also a Powerful Preventative Medicine – October 18, 2017

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Most doctors no longer contend the medicinal value of cannabis, as there are hundreds of scientific studies that prove it, making the point difficult to argue. Furthermore, pharmaceutical companies are developing cannabinoid-based medicines, affirming that cannabis benefits the human body. It is these substances – cannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – which give the cannabis plant its medicinal properties.

Thanks to extensive research, we have discovered that cannabis is effective in treating a wide variety of illnesses, including chronic pain, seizures and PSTD. Some would even argue that cannabis can treat cancer, with many individuals curing cancer with cannabis oil. Yet, it is rarely pointed out that cannabis is also a potential preventative medicine for some very common health problems.

Below are several examples of scientific research that show the preventative properties of cannabis…..

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Cannabis — The Ultimate in Neuroprotection — October 1, 2017

Earlier this year we saw the announcement that THCa, another molecule found in the cannabis plant, has neuroprotective effects. Apart from flying in the face of the belief that cannabis damages brain cells, why should we care whether something is neuroprotective or not? The death of brain cells is a natural part of the ageing process. Cells…Read more

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Cannabis Beats ‘Incurable’ Brain Tumor After Chemo Fails — September 17, 2017

A Scottish woman given just months to live back in 2013 claims that she has cannabis oil to thank for the fact that she has been in remission for nearly four years. After being diagnosed with an incurable brain tumor, Lynn Cameron was subjected to the usual assault of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatments, but to…Read more

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8 Amazing Facts About the Endocannabinoid System – and Why We Should Tell the World About It — August 19, 2017

August 20th, 2017 By Mary Biles Guest writer for Wake Up World Did you know your body has an endocannabinoid system? A year ago I didn’t either. I’m no doctor, but I thought I was familiar with the key biological systems in the body. Turns out though, I was wrong. That’s because unless you’re a research…Read more

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25 Health Benefits Of Marijuana You Won’t Learn From Mainstream Media – August 9, 2017

By Amanda Froelich Truth Theory Did you know? Even though there are now 100 peer-reviewed studies proving components of the cannabis plant — primarily cannabidiol (CBD) — can eliminate cancer, the herb is still classified as a Schedule 1 drug in the United States. Indeed, it’s in the same group as LSD, Heroin and Bath…

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TV Helse: Cannabis kan lindra demens, cancer, MS och tourettes — 9 Juli, 2017

Det blir allt mer accepterat att cannabis kan användas för att behandla kroniska och allvarliga sjukdomar som tex: demens, cancer, MS och tourettes. Inlägget TV Helse: Cannabis kan lindra demens, cancer, MS och tourettes dök först upp på NewsVoice…

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