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Sunday, August 23, 2009
August 20th, 2009 By: Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director

Former Seattle Police Chief (and present NORML Advisory Board Member) Norm Stamper voices his views that marijuana is objectively safer than alcohol in today’s Huffington Post.

Here’s what he has to say:

Sunday, August 23, 2009
Cannabis Revolution ExaminerDev Meyers

August 21, 11:29 PM

Post - Influenza Psychosis in Past Pandemics

Friday, August 14, 2009

BBC News Channel

Thursday, 13 August 2009 11:00 UK

X-ray generic
Scientists studied the impact of cannabis on the bones

 

Researchers looking at the effects of cannabis on bones have found its impact varies dramatically with age.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

August 3rd, 2009

By: Russ Belville, NORML Outreach Coordinator

Marijuana legalization is the hottest topic in the media these days. MSNBC, CNBC, CNN, FOX, NatGeo, and CBS News have presented special features on marijuana business, medical marijuana, and the marijuana legalization movement. Google Trends is showing double the interest in searches and news hits for the term “marijuana legalization”.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Jul-10-2009 23:52

Many Vietnam PTSD Vets told me that cannabis/marijuana worked better than any pharmaceutical they were given. I have been given several of these medications and while taking them I would NOT be able to write articles like this.

HMWVV in Iraq
Iraq image by Tim King
Salem-News.com

(MOLALLA, Ore.) - As many of my readers know, I have PTSD myself some 64 years after battle exposure in WWII. I am also a retired Medical School Professor of Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology.

Both backgrounds give me an avid interest in effective PTSD Therapy. I have also successfully treated maybe as many as 1000 PTSD Victim Veterans.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Published: Monday, August 3, 2009 at 10:58 a.m.

Sue was dying of cancer. She was thin, her skin was gray, and she hadn’t eaten much in several days.

Offered a medication to relieve some of her symptoms, she reluctantly accepted.

Saturday, August 1, 2009
By: Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director
July 30th, 2009

For some 35 years the United States federal government has been well aware that cannabis possesses potent anti-cancer and anti-tumor properties. And for the past three years, government-funded researchers have speculated that these qualities may offer “protective” effects against the onset of various types of cancer in humans, including lung cancer.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

July 17th, 2009

By:Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director

 

For 35 years scientists have known that naturally occurring compounds in the cannabis plant possess potent and selective anti-cancer properties, a fact that I have documented extensively in previous writings here, here, and here.
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Adam Mills
July 20, 1:54 PM

 



A bit surprising that Apple approved it.

It was only a matter of time, wasn’t it? As they say, there is an app for everything.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Jul-11-2009 22:10

Part 1- CBD and ALS

Salem-News.com
Courtesy: marijuanacannabis.files.wordpress.com

(NORTHERN Calif.) - Everyone knows about THC- it's the chemical in Cannabis that gets you high, and has a number of documented medical uses. However, because it makes you feel "much too good", many politicians and some doctors are against it. But there is more to Cannabis than plain old "get you high as a kite" THC. There are hundreds of chemicals in natural Cannabis. CBD, cannabidiol, is one of them.

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