Woman who says cannabis oil cured brain cancer joins parents’ fight to change drug policy

Woman who says cannabis oil cured brain cancer joins parents’ fight to change drug policy

Lynn Cameron was given the all-clear after being told she only had months to live. Can cannabis oil now help children? Lynn Cameron was diagnosed with incurable brain cancer five years ago and has credited cannabis oil for her survival. Now she has joined parents hoping to change UK drug policy to help their children. Blantyre woman who credited cannabis oil for curing her terminal cancer has joined forces with a group of campaigning parents…

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Mother Baselessly Claims Marijuana Has Cured Her Daughter’s Cancer

Mother Baselessly Claims Marijuana Has Cured Her Daughter’s Cancer

A mother in Michigan believes “medicine” she makes at home is curing her child’s brain cancer. Becky F. posted an update on Facebook announcing her success using marijuana to heal her daughter’s cancer. She believes that distilling marijuana in coconut oil will keep her daughter cancer free for life, cure her seizures, and replace her daughter’s need for additional chemotherapy and radiation. According to Becky, her daughter suffers from multiple illnesses including seizures pain, nausea,…

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These States Are Most Likely To Legalize Marijuana In 2019

These States Are Most Likely To Legalize Marijuana In 2019

With the results of last month’s midterm elections—which marijuana basically won—ten states have now legalized cannabis for adults, while 33 allow medical use. Those victories at the ballot box capped a year in which the fight to reform prohibitionist cannabis policies advanced significantly at the state, federal and international levels. Getty The tally of states that allow the use of marijuana is poised to jump in a big way again in 2019, largely because a slew of…

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Mexico moves towards legalising cannabis

Mexico moves towards legalising cannabis

End of prohibition is a big step in a country on the frontline of the drug wars. Nicolás Calderón has a passion and a plan. Now all he needs is for Mexico to legalise pot. The 17-year-old entrepreneur, who wants to set up a Mexico City marijuana shop, should not have long to wait. Olga Sánchez Cordero, interior minister in Mexico’s new leftist nationalist government, has submitted a bill to Congress to end prohibition and…

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Yes,National Research Center Exposes $3,000 Marijuana

Yes,National Research Center Exposes $3,000 Marijuana

It circulated all over the Internet; an article claiming that “a National Research Center” is paying people $3,000 to use marijuana for a medical study.  The article even went so far as to name-drop legitimate organizations (including NRC) in attempts to make these claims seem credible. NRC was confused when inquiries began to come through our communication lines, so we decided to look into it.  As the state of Colorado has legalized marijuana (medicinal and…

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Jesus ‘healed using cannabis’

Jesus ‘healed using cannabis’

Jesus w as almost certainly a cannabis user and an early proponent of the medicinal properties of the drug, according to a study of scriptural texts published this month. The study suggests that Jesus and his disciples used the drug to carry out miraculous healings. The anointing oil used by Jesus and his disciples contained an ingredient called kaneh-bosem which has since been identified as cannabis extract, according to an article by Chris Bennett in…

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President Trump Signs 2018 Farm Bill, Legalizing Hemp

President Trump Signs 2018 Farm Bill, Legalizing Hemp

The president signed the legislation into law Dec. 20, accelerating the hemp industry’s growth. galization of industrial hemp—a moment long-awaited by the cannabis industry. Earlier this year, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell inserted language from his Hemp Farming Act of 2018 into the Farm Bill to federally legalize the cultivation and sale of industrial hemp, which is defined as cannabis that contains less than 0.3-percent THC. Congress passed the $867-billion agricultural legislation Dec. 12, effectively removing…

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Canadians bought $43M worth of marijuana in the first 2 weeks after legalization

Canadians bought $43M worth of marijuana in the first 2 weeks after legalization

Statistics Canada says sales at cannabis stores in the two weeks after legalization totalled $43 million. The agency started collecting data for in-store and online sales from cannabis retailers as of Oct. 17, when fresh or dried bud, oil, plants and seeds became legal for recreational use in the country. Expect cannabis to be ‘sold out’ across the country, says Aphria Medical cannabis users anxious over supply shortages The first set of data released Friday…

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Virginia Delegate Files Bill to Allow Medical Cannabis Use at Schools

Virginia Delegate Files Bill to Allow Medical Cannabis Use at Schools

Virginia State Delegate Chris L. Hurst (D-12) has filed HB 1720 to allow students registered with Virginia’s medical cannabis program to use their medicine at school and school-sponsored activities. If passed, the bill would prohibit a school board from suspending or expelling from school attendance a student who possesses or uses Virginia’s allowed medical cannabis oils on school property, on a school bus, or at a school-sponsored activity if they are a registered patient and maintain…

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De Blasio calls for marijuana to be legalized in New York City

De Blasio calls for marijuana to be legalized in New York City

Mayor cites business opportunities, says pot convictions would be expunged Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday backed marijuana legalization in New York City, calling it a chance for economic advancement and an opportunity to bring equity to a disparate city. “We have a chance to create a brand new industry that will lift up everyday New Yorkers,” said de Blasio at a news conference Thursday in Washington Heights. De Blasio, a self-professed progressive whose overarching…

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