Cannabis Archive

Top 5 Benefits of CBD Oil

What is CBD exactly? You may have seen CBD oil in the news or on the internet recently and wondered what the rage is all about. To put it simply, CBD oil comes from the Cannabis Sativa or marijuana plant, but it is an

Cancer “The Best Way To Die” According To Leading Doctor

According to Dr.Richard Smith, a former editor of the British Medical Journal, pouring so many billions into cancer research is a waste of money. Smith says that cancer is, in fact, the closest one can come to surrealist Luis Buñuel wish for “a slower death.”

Marijuana’s Long Term Effects On The Brain Finally Revealed

With a drug war against marijuana still raging in more countries than not, the question of how long-term marijuana use effects the human brain is a pivotal question in its legalization.  Although alcohol remains legal despite heaps of evidence to the dangers of long-term

Marijuana vs Alcohol: How do they compare?

Aside from the numerous medical uses for marijuana (especially in regard to cancer), we have to weigh its every day risks and costs to the non-medical consumer. Doing so gives us a pretty clear picture: prohibition of marijuana makes even less sense than the

The Amazing Health Benefits of Marijuana

More than 70% of Americans are in favor of medical marijuana, and this rate has been increasing every year. This trend is reinforced because there have been no deaths are caused by using marijuana, either medicinally or recreationally. Dr. Lester Grinspoon, a professor emeritus

Cannabis Biotech: Creating A 30-Foot Marijuana Tree

The modification of plants using selective breeding, phytohormones which change how cells react or perceive themselves and their environment, for instance allowing an older plant to bloom or grow new roots, and even genomic editing are nothing new to the world of agriculture. The

First Medical Marijuana Restaurant in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Mega ILL cafe is making headlines this week for its pot-positive vibes and pot-infused pies. Said to be the city’s first “pizzeria-cum-vapor lounge”, the cafe is, as owner Mark Klokeid explained to CTV News last month, a “pot friendly” establishment where patrons are

123 Studies Show Cannabis Can Help Cure Cancer

This article is a far more detailed version of a smaller collection of studies showing the medicinal capabilities of cannabis for treating cancer. With alcohol showing essentially no medical properties beyond application as an anti-septic, cannabis (and in particular a molecules known as cannabinol -CBD-

Marijuana Criminalization Under Attack in Congress

Earl Blumenhauer gets annoyed by “Drug Czar” Boticelli’s inability to state whether marijuana was actually harmful, or if anyone had ever died from it. He rightfully questions if criminalization is really the answer. Although not explicitly stated in the clip: cannabis has many industrial

Feds make first step towards hemp legalization

The United States federal government may not be ready to sanction marijuana use, but a new agriculture bill is set to legalize preliminary stages of hemp production in states that allow the practice. A new farm bill, passed by Congress on Tuesday, would allow