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Peter McWilliams - Medical Marijuana Advocate

A Question of Compassion – Peter McWilliams

A Question of Compassion: An AIDS-Cancer Patient Explores Medical Marijuana – Peter Mcwilliams “A Question of Compassion: An AIDS/Cancer Patient Explores Medical Marijuana” was Peter McWilliams‘ final work.  Sadly, Peter died before being able to complete the second part of this brilliant work. For the first time ever, Peter’s “A Question of Compassion” has been …

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Josh Stanley at TED talks in Boulder Colorado

Josh Stanley at TEDX Boulder on Cannabis

Josh Stanley’s TEDxBoulder talk Cannabis — and its non-psychoactive compound — is improving the lives of children suffering from pediatric epilepsy. Imagine being a child who suffers from hundreds (yes, hundreds) of seizures a day. You can’t do the things “normal” kids do. Your parents can’t even get to know you because you’re all embroiled …

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Colorado Opens Retail Marijuana Stores on January 1st 2014

Colorado: First State To License Retail Cannabis Facilities

Christmas seems to have come early for some cannabis business owners in Colorado. The state has officially licensed the first group of legal cannabis businesses. The Colorado Department of Revenue issued a total of 348 licenses Monday to businesses in the legal cannabis market. Of those businesses approved, 178 are production facilities and 31 are …

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Recreational Marijuana Becomes Legal - Sales start in January

In 2 States, Corner Cannabis Store Nears Reality

Starting early next year, any adult with a craving or curiosity will be able to stroll into a strip mall or downtown shop in Colorado or Washington State and do what has long been forbidden: buy a zip-lock bag of legal marijuana. After landmark votes made marijuana legal for recreational consumption, users in these two …

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Denver Police not allowed to work at marijuana shops as security

Denver marijuana shops won’t have police working security

When recreational-marijuana shops open in Colorado in January, Denver police officers will stand outside for crowd control but won’t be allowed to step inside to provide off-duty security from within. A departmental order issued this month bars Denver officers from moonlighting as security guards at marijuana shops while police officials observe how the burgeoning industry …

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Jamaica join the medical marijuana revolution

Jamaica launches first medical marijuana company

Local scientist and businessman hopes to corner world market in medicinal usage of drug. A Jamaican scientist has launched a company which he hopes will boost the country’s ‘chronic’ economy using one of its most famous products – marijuana. Henry Lowe has created MediCanja, which aims to capitalize on the global increase in the use …

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Cannabidiol for treating cancer in the brain

Marijuana & Brain Cancer: Why CBD Beats Gliomas

A non-psychoactive chemical found in marijuana called cannabidiol (CBD) could offer an effective treatment for brain cancer and is potentially an effective anti-cancer drug in the management of gliomas, without side effects, according to a new study from a team of Investigators in Spain, Italy and Canada. The results suggest that CBD helps battle brain …

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Colorado Marijuana Laws are reshaping science

Families See Colorado as New Frontier on Medical Marijuana

FOUNTAIN, Colo. — As their children cooed from wheelchairs and rocked softly in their arms, the marijuana migrants of Colorado clasped hands, bowed their heads and said a prayer of cautious thanks. They thanked God for the dinner of roast turkey and mashed potatoes, for their children and for the marijuana-based serum that has drawn …

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DenverPost.com-Colorado must carefully define “public consumption” of marijuana

DenverPost.com – If you thought the big decisions about recreational marijuana in Colorado were behind us when voters legalized it last year and lawmakers set up a retail sales framework, think again. Colorado is fast approaching a public policy crossroads over the issue of marijuana consumption. The constitutional amendment allowing recreational weed said the measure …

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Medical Marijuana Pills

Medical cannabis provides dramatic relief

Though controversial, medical cannabis has been gaining ground as a valid therapy, offering relief to suffers of diseases such as cancer, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, ALS and more. The substance is known to soothe severe pain, increase the appetite, and ease insomnia where other common medications fail. In 2009, Zach Klein, a graduate of Tel Aviv …

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