DECLARATION OF RIGHTS OF CANNABIS USERS

Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and unalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a …

Cannabis and the Constitution: A Brief History of Cannabis in the U.S.

Lisa RoughThe Constitution of the United States is arguably the most important document in the history of this country, aside from possibly the Declaration of Independence. It forms the backbone of America’s most basic rights, liberties, and laws upon which democracy is founded.In its original form, the Constitution contained no mention of drugs or alcohol. …

Testimony from Dr. Robert Melamede on Cannabis

  Robert Melamede December 19 at 8:17pm · December 17, 2016 To whom it may concern, I am providing this testimony in support of Dragan Alargic. Unfortunately, this testimonial is necessary because world governments have been slow to learn modern science and adjust laws accordingly. To begin with, global cannabis prohibition is based on the …

What is the DEA up to now? What are they doing to our CBD?

When the news hit the fans today concerning the DEA's "new rule" on the sale of CBD remedies and other products everybody jumped up and said "WHAT?", or at least I did! I had been so wrapped up in the Kratom issue lately I hadn't even been thinking about CBD's.  Low and behold, I thought, …

In Depressed Rural Kentucky, Worries Mount Over Medicaid Cutbacks

  November 19, 20166:00 AM ET Phil Galewitz   For Freida Lockaby, an unemployed 56-year-old woman who lives with her dog in an aging mobile home in Manchester, Ky., one of America's poorest places, the Affordable Care Act was life altering. The law allowed Kentucky to expand Medicaid in 2014 and made Lockaby – along …

This is how the FDA can instantly criminalize any vitamin or plant extract

HEALTH FREEDOM ALERT: The FDA just outlawed CBDs and hemp oil extracts by claiming all plant molecules now belong exclusively to Big Pharma Sunday, March 20, 2016by Mike Adams, the Health RangerTags: CBD, hemp oil extract, FDA regulations (NaturalNews) Hemp oil extracts containing CBDs (cannibidiols) are such a threat to the pharmaceutical industry that the …

Marijuana is medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association concludes

Posted on June 23, 2015 at 10:06 am by David Downs in featured, Health, Science Marijuana is one hundred percent a form of medicine, researchers conclude in a bombshell series of reports released today by the Journal of the American Medical Association. Cannabis — which has been used medicinally for thousands of years — reduces …

In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial mounds dating back to 3000 B.C.

  By Hampton Sides Photographs by Lynn Johnson Tweet There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever. In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial mounds dating back to 3000 B.C. The Chinese were using cannabis as a medicine thousands of years ago. Marijuana is deeply American too—as …

Make the FDA Advisory, Not Mandatory

You should control what medicines you use, not the FDA. The FDA should make advisory recommendations only. It should NOT have the power to mandate which drugs you can buy, and which you cannot. If pharmaceutical companies value the FDA seal of approval, then they can pay the FDA to evaluate their drugs. If consumers …

Kentuckians for Medical Marijuana is on a mission to educate others about the medicinal benefits of marijuana –

Paige Thompson, Staff December 1, 2014     2007 is the year that changed Jamie Montalvo’s life. Suffering from muscle pain and spasms, he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a disease that attacks the protective layer around your nerves. After being put on what appeared to be every medication possible and undergoing chemotherapy, nothing seemed …

Nearly 11,500 Kentuckians with Alzheimer’s live Alone

KENTUCKY (3/8/12) - Advance planning for future legal, financial and long-term care needs is critical for the estimated one in seven Americans − or 11,430 Kentuckians − diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and who still live alone, up to half of them without an identifiable caregiver, according to the Alzheimer’s Association® 2012 Facts and Figures Report, …

Medical marijuana backers try to make their cause heard

Written by Caitlin Bowling   Margaret Wakefield is not a college student nor does she sport dreadlocks and Birkenstocks while chatting about how the world should focus more on peace and love. Wakefield has short dark hair, pink fingernails and silver heart-shaped earrings. Wearing a printed shirt and sweater, the Cherokee resident is dressed as …