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by Benjamin M. Adams | HEALTH | Jan 15, 2019

Cannabis has long been known to make adherence to HIV medication bearable. In fact, the virus is one of the foremost qualifying conditions for medical cannabis in the majority of legal states. After all, it was a key driving force in the original crusade to legalize the plant. […]

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The Dalai Lama weighed in on Mexico’s marijuana legalization debate on Tuesday, telling an audience that he backs the drug’s use for medicinal purposes.

The Tibetan spiritual leader, speaking at an event hosted by former Mexican presidentVicente Fox, said that “the exception” for smoking marijuana would be if it has pharmaceutical virtues.

“But otherwise if it’s […]

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CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta cuts through the smoke and travels around the world to uncover the highs and lows of cannabis.  Source: CNN – August 11, 2013

Join Americans for Safe Access as they continue the discussion begun by CNN and Dr. Sanjay Gupta documentary “WEED”.
The Google Hangout featured many of […]

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Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 12:01 am
By JULIA SHUMWAY, Cronkite News Service

PHOENIX — When Arizona voters approved the use of medical marijuana in 2010, Steve Cottrell saw a way to combine his laboratory background and his interest in the plant he’d been studying since his 11-year-old son died of cancer more than a […]

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By GUSTIN L. REICHBACH Published: May 16, 2012

THREE and a half years ago, on my 62nd birthday, doctors discovered a mass on my pancreas. It turned out to be Stage 3 pancreatic cancer. I was told I would be dead in four to six months. Today I am in that rare coterie of people […]

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CB2 Receptors act like a target for cannabinoids. Once they bind to the receptor they tell the cancer cell to die, to commit suicide. Cannabis can be used as an anti-cancer medicine.

See the entire documentary “Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis” by Montana PBS at
http://watch.montanapbs.org/video/1825223761/

More video of the Seth Group […]

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In Pot We Trust

On December 15, 2011 By

This is an incredible documentary about medical marijuana and the relief this miracle plant can bring to Arizona medical marijuana patients.

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Cannabinoids May Regulate Diabetes

On November 14, 2011 By

Many people with diabetes turn to cannabis to treat their neuropathic pain. But recent research reveals that the endocannabinoid system is implicated in the regulation of insulin production and blood glucose. The majority of studies indicate that endocannabinoids in the pancreas decrease insulin secretion, but other studies have shown the opposite. As a Johns Hopkins […]

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Cannabis Science Reports On Two Cannabis-Based Drug Release Programs

By Michael Roberts Wed., Aug. 12 2009, Denver Westword
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCBB: CBIS) an emerging pharmaceutical cannabis company is pleased to announce that it has completed its review of the FDA licensing requirements and has made key progress with mapping out […]

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BIOMEDICINE: A New MRSA Defense
Marijuana extracts kill antibiotic-resistant MRSA without a high
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2008BY NORA SCHULTZ

Substances harvested from cannabis plants could soon outshine conventional antibiotics in the escalating battle against drug-resistant bacteria. The compounds, called cannabinoids, appear to be unaffected by the mechanism that superbugs like MRSA use […]

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