By Ray Stern Tue., Mar. 4 2014, Phoenix New Times

Bill Montgomery has been stymied in two separate cases of medical-marijuana patients who possessed small amounts of concentrated marijuana.

Records show that the Republican county attorney will continue to try to saddle one of the valid patients with a felony conviction.

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) –

Those licenced to cultivate medical marijuana said abandoned and empty warehouses in Tucson would be the perfect sites for them to cultivate the crop and turn the eyesores into lucrative, money-making operations for the city.

In order to do that, the city […]

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Medical Marijuana for Kids?

On February 28, 2014 By

Cannabis has brought relief to children suffering from cancer and other serious ailments, but getting access is often limited by considerable regulatory hurdles.

From the article by Aimee Swartz, The Scientist Magazine | July 17, 2013

Lauren Scott has been fighting undifferentiated soft tissue sarcoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer, for more than 3 years. […]

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A chemical imbalance in the brain is the hypotheses used to explain the cause of various types  of “mental illness.” What is alarming is that there is no scientific proof that a chemical imbalance even exists. Why are we administering brain altering drugs when we  have no proof or any scientific data revealing the direct […]

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 by Joe Martino – February 10, 2014

A recent study reveals that cannabis taken orally in the form of what is called ‘hemp oil’ can be an effective treatment for Leukemia and possibly other cancers.

The case study examines a teenage female who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia with a Philadelphia chromosome mutation. This mutation […]

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Medical marijuana is now legal in 18 states, but it’s clear we’ve discovered a fraction of its potential for health.

By Allan Badiner / AlterNet

There are now legal medical cannabis programs in 18 states plus Washington, DC, with pot fully legal for adults in two other states. Ironically, however, the actual healing power of the […]

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People who regularly smoke marijuana may have better control of their blood sugar and may be skinnier than non-marijuana users, according to a new study.

The research, published in the American Journal of Medicine, shows that people who reported regularly using marijuana had a lower risk of insulin resistance and had lower fasting insulin levels, compared with people […]

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RECIPE: Magic Honey Tincture

On January 15, 2014 By

INGREDIENTS
2-3 tablespoons Honey
1/2 ounce finely ground Cannabis (an electric coffee grinder works really well!)
3 ounces Vodka
1 teaspoon Ginger, Grated
1 teaspoon Orange Zest

INSTRUCTIONS
In a small saucepan, heat honey over low heat. Do not let the honey foam over! Mix in the powdered Cannabis, and […]

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By Paul Armentano, NORML

Published: 01-09-2014

The enactment of statewide laws allowing for the therapeutic use of cannabis is associated with reduced instances of suicide, according to a discussion paper published in January by the Institute for the Study of Labor in Bonn, Germany.

Researchers at Montana State University, U of Colorado, and San Diego […]

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