Even though America has been a leader in scientific research and development, this country has an inordinate percentage of the population, and one political party that denies science religiously. That’s what happens when ignorance and stupidity are hailed as uniquely desirable American traits that make the U.S.A. the most exceptional nation in world history. […]

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The history of disinformation about the true nature of marijuana has aided prohibition and slowed the process of legalization in the United States. The classification of the plant as a Schedule I drug has a deep history that stretches back to the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, the forerunner to today’s Drug Enforcement Agency. Where did […]

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The new Drug Enforcement Administration chief has finally made it clear: Marijuana is safer than heroin. DEA head Chuck Rosenberg told reporters Wednesday morning at the administration’s headquarters that “heroin is clearly more dangerous than marijuana,” clarifying a less definitive statement he made last week, when he said marijuana is “probably not” as dangerous as heroin. Rosenberg […]

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Two congressmen behind a federal provision protecting state-legal medical marijuana operations are seeking an investigation into the Department of Justice’s continued crackdown on medical marijuana patients and providers, saying the DOJ may be in violation of federal law. “We request that you immediately investigate the Department’s expenditure of funds to continue prosecuting these cases, which […]

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The marijuana plant itself contains more than 500 chemical compounds, and of those, about 100 are found exclusively in the marijuana plant.  In our previous post, we discussed Cannabidiol, one of the most active of those compounds.  Now we’ll move on to tetrahydrocannabinol, more commonly known as “THC”. THC THC is medicinally known as tetrahydrocannabinol.  Like […]

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Medical Marijuana Medical Marijuana has become a highly debated on topic, and in parts of the world where it has been made decriminalized, a highly profitable business.  In Canada alone, more and more investors are joining in and are slowly trying to open marijuana farms and outlets all over the country.  There are around twelve […]

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Medical Marijuana Research and Cannabidiol A lot of people have heard about the medicinal benefits of marijuana.  However, despite the many studies that have been released, some people still have doubts about it.  22 states in the US have legalised marijuana for medicinal purposes, along with many other countries in the west, despite the continuous […]

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Marijuana Legislation This article aims to discuss the three main reasons why the complete legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes might still be far away from us.  One reason is that it is difficult for researchers. The second is that there is not enough funding available, and finally, it is caught up in a web […]

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