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cannabis in the UK

God Save The Green: How Climate Change Helped UK Cannabis Growers Harvest Big In 2018

The summer of 2018 was one of significant climate change, both weather wise and politically speaking, for not only the general population of the United Kingdom, but also for the British nation’s cannabis growers and consumers. The government there was forced to loosen its restrictive policies regarding medical marijuana after officials were spurred on by […]

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medical marijuana legalization

Miami Medpot Madness: All The Problems With Florida’s Medical Marijuana Licensure

The mainstream media, plus some cannabis advocates and lobbying organizations, describe “legalization” as any law allowing medical marijuana consumption, no matter how restrictive and poorly implemented that law is. In the US, there are 29 states plus the District of Columbia that have some version of legalized medical cannabis laws enacted, including nine states (along […]

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Tod Mikuriya

Savior of Prop. 215: Tod Mikuriya, America’s First Medical Marijuana Doctor

With the recent death of the father of medical marijuana Dennis Peron, we eulogized the San Francisco activist and remembered all the good he’d done for our cannabis community. Peron led the successful campaign to pass California’s Proposition 215 in 1996, the nation’s first comprehensive medical marijuana law and the precursor for all cannabis legalization […]

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organ transplant

Marijuana Users Needing Organ Transplant Suffer & Die Because of Discrimination from Doctors & Hospitals

What if you were desperately waiting for an organ transplant to keep you alive, but your doctors kick you off the organ transplant list because you use marijuana. Hydroponics nutrients and cannabis growing pioneer Michael Straumietis says cannabis-using transplant patients are experiencing “life-threatening medical discrimination against our marijuana community.” “The perfect example is Garry Godfrey, […]

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Fight SAD With Marijuana Growing

Fight SAD With Marijuana Growing: Get Rid of Depression

Winter is a time of cold, short days, and hiding out indoors, except for lucky people living in warm, sunny places like Florida, Hawaii, and Southern California. Many people who live in cold climates get depressed during wintertime. Doctors call it  “seasonal affective disorder,” or SAD. If you’ve been feeling more irritable, worried, or moody […]

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Maryland medical marijuana law is a farce

Maryland Medical Marijuana Law Is a Farce

As a legal Washington state medical marijuana grower and patient, I was disappointed when my employer transferred me to Baltimore, Maryland. My disappointment came because if you’re an individual who wants to grow your own Maryland medical marijuana, it’s illegal, with no exceptions. Before I got transferred to Maryland, I’d mistakenly believed the state had […]

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Marijuana, Children, Pediatrics

Children’s Doctors Are Curious About Medical Marijuana

For decades, doctors have been some of the most rabid critics of marijuana. Why? Because marijuana competes with the pharmaceuticals Big Pharma bribes doctors to prescribe. They don’t know marijuana is a far safer medicine than pharmaceuticals, and it’s in their financial interests not to know. They’ve been brainwashed in medical school to believe all the […]

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