October 5th 2015
The Cannabis Bureau is a department of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport of The Netherlands. It is responsibly for overseeing the production of cannabis for medicinal and scientific purposes.
Some of the questions with answers given by the Dutch government include:
According to the Dutch government, what medical conditions can cannabis help with?
What is the official government information about cannabis side-effects?
What is the best way to use medical cannabis according to the official guidelines?
Which is the safest way to consume cannabis according to the Dutch government?
The answers are very informative and some are surprising in the frankness of their answers.
October 2nd 2015
In the shamanic view, mental illness signals “the birth of a healer,” explains Malidoma Patrice Somé. Thus, mental disorders are spiritual emergencies, spiritual crises, and need to be regarded as such to aid the healer in being born.
September 30th 2015
I've certainly known for a long time, on the rare occasion when I get a migraine, Cannabis is the cure. Rather than laying in a dark room with my head under a pillow cursing every loud noise, I vaporize a small bowl and almost instantly feel like I can actually get something done. Now there is research supporting my experience.
September 28th 2015
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, aka the Doomsday Seed Vault, is located in Norway's Svalbard archipelago. It contains seeds from all over the world, including and certainly not limited to, cannabis. More cannabis seeds are being kept in The Doomsday Seed Vault than there are for asparagus, blueberry or raspberry seeds stored at the facility.
September 22nd 2015
I've been vaporizing for years and although I've tried concentrates I have to admit I do not know much about them. I recently read a great article that breaks it down, for those of you who are like me, interested but do not know where to start. I will summarize a bit, and of course give you the link if you want to read more.
September 21st 2015
When one thinks of Israel, off-hand, marijuana does not come to mind immediately. For me, since it's a Middle Eastern country, I would've thought they wouldn't have had a medical marijuana program. Traditionally, most Middle Eastern nations tend to be more astringent with their rules when it comes to cannabis.
September 15th 2015
I was delighted to see topics like: How to win ANY argument about marijuana (with fact-based rebuttals), How to talk to strangers about marijuana (etiquette), The Canna Sutra: BUDS in the BEDROOM and Movies & Music.
September 14th 2015
In recent years there have been more and more studies dealing with Cannabis and it's benefits to cancer. Not only is it great for improving appetite and reducing inflammation, but recent research suggests that it is also cancer killing! A biologist in Spain, Dr. Christina Sanchez, explains how THC shows evidence of completely killing cancer cells. This THC combined with the effects Cannabidiol (CBD), a non psychoactive part of the plant which is also a potent anti-oxidant, show even more evidence of safely eradicating cancer without creating toxic effects in the body.
September 11th 2015
A rare moment when the government backs down, yields and sees reason.
CBD has been proven to help with seizures. The government wanted to force this little girl to go back on her old medication, which, according to her mother, did not work and furthermore, turned her daughter into a living zombie.