Tag: medical marijuana

SC Senator Calls Out Law Enforcement, Slams Politicization of Police

By Brandon Turbeville When the South Carolina State Legislature was working on a bill to address the opioid crisis, the Senate unanimously voted to attach an amendment to the bill that would allow the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control to work with doctors in the VA to greater understand whether or not the…

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Congress Agrees To Give Jeff Sessions $0 To Wage War On Medical Marijuana

By Carey Wedler The war on drugs is such an abysmal failure that even the lawmakers who have funded it for decades are drawing a line in the sand. Multiple bills in Congress have cropped up in recent months aiming to protect medical marijuana and reschedule cannabis, if not legalize it altogether. The most recent…

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Gum For Guts: Marijuana Chewing Gum To Be Tested As IBS Treatment

By Organic and Healthy IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome can be extremely annoying, aggravating, and even painful. Thankfully there’s marijuana. It’s unfortunate to come down with IBS. Chronic cramping, bloating, abdominal pain, constipation and worse, with no known cause, no easy “cure” and nothing but long-term management to look forward to. For anyone who believes…

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National Academy of Sciences Issues Landmark Statement on Medical Cannabis

By Alex Pietrowski In 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration of the United States issued a long-awaited decision on the medical benefits of cannabis, and instead of validating what millions of people already know to be true about this healing plant, the DEA chose to keep intact the 1970 designation of cannabis as a schedule I substance,…

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South Carolina Considers Legalizing Medical Marijuana

By Brandon Turbeville As 2017 begins, South Carolina is doing its best to tiptoe in the 21st century. Making headlines all across the state, a new bill that many people are calling the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act is making its way through the South Carolina House. The topic has been debated before but has…

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Marijuana Treats True Addiction From Pharmaceuticals, Depression and Social Anxiety

By Marco Torres More than 100 million people in the United States suffer from debilitating chronic pain and far too many succumb to the use of powerful prescription pain killers. Their consumption has jumped 300 percent in the last decade. The one plant which has caused the single most incarcerations in the United States is…

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And the Winner of the 2016 Election Is … CANNABIS!

By  Alice Salles The 2016 U.S. election shocked everyone. But while the results did not look like anything pundits and pollsters predicted, American voters stayed mostly consistent on at least one subject: marijuana. Prohibitive anti-marijuana laws across the country suffered a major setback on November 8, when voters in California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada approved…

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Chelsea Clinton Just Went Full Anti-Science

By Alice Salles  Chelsea Clinton has gone full anti-science — in a big way. At a town hall event at Youngstown State University in Ohio, the Democratic presidential candidate’s daughter told a crowd full of students about the “anecdotal evidence … from Colorado,” showing “some of the people who were taking marijuana for those purposes,…

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What States Are Voting to Legalize Medical Marijuana in 2016?

By Jeffrey Green After this coming election a majority of states will allow some form of legal cannabis. This November, at least nine states will be voting on ballot measures to enter the civilized world of legal recreational or medical marijuana. A few more states are still counting petition signatures to see if they made…

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