Here's the kicker: the hardcore killer, Fentanyl, is a Schedule II drug, meaning doctors can prescribe it through pharmacies. Cannabis, on the other hand, which has never killed a soul, is a Schedule I, right up there with heroin.
(NaturalNews) It seems to be standard operating procedure among scientists and drug manufacturers that whenever a natural substance is found to have beneficial medicinal or health-promoting properties, a synthetic version produced in the laboratory will soon follow – and often with disastrous results.
J. D. Heyes, April 27 2016
The Obama Administration and Congress continue to send conflicting messages about the cultivation and recreational use of marijuana.
health freedom alliance, 21 April 2016
After decades of intransigence on the issue, the Drug Enforcement Administration may finally recommend removing marijuana from the list of the country’s most dangerous drugs.
health freedom alliance, 15 March 2016
There are 23 independent medical cannabis regions in the United States currently, a huge advance toward medical freedom that originated in the most aggressive anti-cannabis aka marijuana nation in the world.
Easy Health Options, Janaury 2016
While arguing in court that marijuana has no medical value and is a dangerous drug on the one hand, the federal government is patenting marijuana extracts for health-related uses on the other.
Sharpe is a policy analyst with Common Sense for Drug Policy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reforming drug policy and expanding harm reduction. He lives in Arlington.
Chinese Emperor Fu Hsi refers to “ma,” the Chinese word for marijuana, as a poplar medicine that possessed both yin and yang, as noted by Robert Deitch in Hemp: American History Revisited: The plant with a Divided History
The use of marijuana for medical purposes, first recorded in written form, is found in Chinese Phramacopeia, the Rh-ya
The Bible’s book of Exodus references cannabis in the recipe for holy anointing oil
A Colorado resident has filed suit against an Idaho police department, alleging that he was profiled by cops during a road trip through the state last year because of his license plate.
A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.