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Getting stoned in Australia could just get easier

AUSTRALIA has already approved medicinal cannabis to provide relief for those suffering from six types of chronic illnesses, and it may soon be legalised as a recreational drug. Experts claim it is only a matter of time before it becomes available as an over the counter purchase, but first, a few things need to happen. In the two years since medicinal cannabis was legalised in Australia, 1059 patients have received approval for treatment, and while […]

Cannabinoid mice trial gives hope for treating pancreatic cancer patients

A naturally occurring cannabinoid could provide hope for pancreatic cancer patients after breakthrough research by Curtin University found it strongly enhanced the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug Gemcitabine in mice. Scientists at Curtin and Queen Mary University of London tested the impact the naturally occurring cannabinoid ‘Cannabidiol’ had on the use of Gemcitabine as a treatment for pancreatic cancer in mice. Lead author Curtin University Professor Marco Falasca said the the research indicated the mice, whose form of the […]

YOUTUBE VIDEOS X 10 SERIES [1] ON THE USE OF CANNABIS IN A HELPFUL WAY

This documentary explores the longstanding relationship of human beings and cannabis, from its use in ancient Asia to its ban in 20th century America. Now on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/chrisricema Written, narrated, and directed by Chris Rice, the director of “DMT: A Lost History” Music by Chris Rice except “Grandma’s Grapes” By Green Warp. For more information on the sacramental history of cannabis check out the works of Chris Bennet here: http://www.cannabisculture.com/conten… For more on ancient cannabis […]

‘I cured cancer. Knowing that it works, I will not be silenced’

  www.newcures.info   WITHOUT chemotherapy or radiation, Shona Leigh survived cancer and she knows something she refuses to keep quiet about. “I cured cancer. Knowing what I know now, I can’t be quiet,” she said. “This is huge.” After avoiding regular pap smears in her younger years, Shona discovered she had second stage cervical cancer in October 2013. “I was online, screaming for help, and a compassionate carer reached out,” she said. That’s when Shona […]

For the moment, Australia’s plans for Marijuana market dominance are only just still smouldering

SYDNEY (Reuters) – When Australia said this month it would allow exports of medicinal cannabis in a bid to dominate a global market set to be worth $55 billion by 2025, investors scrambled to buy shares in marijuana companies – pushing several of them, and the sector as a whole, to record highs. But convoluted and restrictive licensing demands, substantial finance requirements and a guarded medical profession means even Australia’s largest marijuana companies are at […]

10 Wonderful interesting benefits of Cannabis Essential Oil

Español Deutsch The most important health benefits of cannabis essential oil include its ability to protect your skin, reduce stress and anxiety, improve the quality of sleep, boost appetite, optimize digestion, reduce pain, prevent certain cancers, and protect the heart health. Cannabis Essential Oil Cannabis essential oil is one of the most unusual oils in the essential oil range, simply because of the plant from which it is derived. Although cannabis and hemp have been used […]

Poland Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Epilepsy, nausea caused by chemotherapy, chronic pain and symptoms of multiple sclerosis are among ailments that can be treated Polish pharmacists will be allowed to treat people with cannabis after the drug was legalised for medicinal purposes. Under new regulations that came into force in July 2017 cannabis from imported plants can be processed at Polish pharmacies – as long as it has been logged with the country’s Office for Registration of Medical Products. Pharmacists […]

16 Health Benefits of Eating Cannabis (No.10 seems to have great value)

Weed can be a superfood if you can make it into an edible one. It was used for psychoactive agents as it has the power to treat gout and malaria. At this point, this unique plant provides the great chemical compounds such as vitamins, essential oils, and acids. Moreover, it has a high level of cannabinoid compounds  which have a role in promoting basic cell functions. **This article was taken from an Indian source espousing […]

Olivia Newton-John: Of Grease Movie fame. “Neutron Bomb” How marijuana is helping her beat cancer

OLIVIA Newton-John was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992 after finding a lump during a self-examination. She had a partial mastectomy and chemotherapy, and her treatment lasted almost a year. This time Newton-John was diagnosed with metastatic cancer, meaning the cancer in her bone was the same cancer she had suffered so long ago. It is a serious diagnosis, but that doesn’t mean the disease can’t be beaten or managed like a chronic illness, […]

Prescription opioids are causing more Australians to die than heroin: ABS..Australian Bureau of Statistics

More Australians are dying from accidental opioid overdoses each year, with prescription painkillers rather than heroin now accounting for two-thirds of the fatalities, latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows. An analysis of finalised ABS data by researchers at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre found 68 per cent of the 668 overdose deaths in 2013 were related to pharmaceutical opioids – a far cry from the heroin epidemic of the 1990s when the majority of opioid deaths […]

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