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Cannabis-based medicine, & multiple sclerosis.

March 23, 2012 • Posted by: in Green Wellness


Randomized, controlled trial of cannabis-based medicine in central pain in multiple sclerosis.

Central pain in multiple sclerosis (MS) is common and often refractory to treatment.
METHODS:

We conducted a single-center, 5-week (1-week run-in, 4-week treatment), randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group trial in 66 patients with MS and central pain states (59 dysesthetic, seven painful spasms) of a whole-plant cannabis-based medicine (CBM), containing delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol:cannabidiol (THC:CBD) delivered via an oromucosal spray, as adjunctive analgesic treatment. Each spray ...

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Big Pharma Is Helping Get Pot Legalized?

March 19, 2012 • Posted by: in Green Wellness


Marijuana won’t be legalized just because every other American smokes or eats it in some form. Think brownies, cookies, candy or cake.

Despite a record-high 50 percent of Americans saying they use marijuana and it should be made legal, it’s still illegal.

Thea fact that an overwhelming majority of Americans are for legalization means absolutely nothing. The federal government, with its Orwellian logic, is unfazed by what Americans really want.

For those who don’t know why ...

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Cannabis is truly a miraculous plant.

March 9, 2012 • Posted by: in Green Wellness


‘Sam’ is a 10 year-old California boy who lives with his Dad, Mom, and sister Lucy. Sam has autism. From age two until eight, Sam’s disorder made him violent and aggressive. His parents Steve and Angela were truly living a nightmare, every day.

“He got to the point where he was hurting other children, when he was in school, or in public places,” Angela explains to KTLA News. “We’d be in line at the ...

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A medical cannabis story.

March 7, 2012 • Posted by: in Green Wellness

MY NAME is James Barber and I am a state sanctioned . I have an artificial disc in my L5 S1, which is the bottom disc in your spine. Both implants have keys in my spine so I have chronic pain every day. I am thankful I have my card and don’t have to take all those pills; they can make people mean. Marijuana doesn’t do that.

Last February, Muskegon County CPS worker Jim Miller ...

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Legal Medical Marijuana

March 2, 2012 • Posted by: in Green Wellness


Legal Medical Marijuana:
In states that permit medical marijuana, smoking weed eliminates glaucoma symptoms. But its legal use is more often relegated to soften side effects of toxic chemicals such as chemo or to help cancer and AIDs cachexia patients regain their appetites. In other words, it’s allowed more as a comforting adjunct to mainstream medicine than as a cure.

The most famous pioneer of cannabis hemp oil, Rick Simpson, who is exiled in ...

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Cannabis Science

February 29, 2012 • Posted by: in Green Wellness

Cannabis Science™ is uniquely positioned to explore insights that indicate an intrinsic link between novel cancer and HIV technologies and the cannabinoid system.

Published experiments by a leading AIDS researcher, Dr. Donald Abrams, suggest that counter to conventional wisdom, smoked marijuana does not result in an increased HIV viral load. In fact, there were suggestions of a reduced viral load.

We expect to show that our pharmaceuticals will enhance biochemical markers that are indicative of a ...

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Medical marijuana meets NJ reefer madness paranoia (except in Montclair)

February 26, 2012 • Posted by: in Green Wellness


Small towns – and small minds – reject medical marijuana sites Ledger Live for February 23, 2012 – Ledger Live with Brian Donohue. A visit to the towns of Upper Freehold Township and Maple Shade, New Jersey, two towns in which officials rejected proposed medical marijuana facilities, despite the proposed sites being in out of the way locations. We also visit Montclair, where a facility was approved smack dab in the center of ...

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It’s All About THC

February 24, 2012 • Posted by: in Green Wellness


THC is unique, in that it is only found in one plant on earth.

The female cannabis plant is a THC-resin factory. THC, which makes up the plant’s resin, has the important job of collecting pollen from the male plant for fertilization. No THC-laced resin, no seed production. Additionally, this resin tastes very bad to herbivores, which leave it alone, and it also offers superior UV protection to the plant at high altitudes.

A cannabis ...

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N.J. Legislators Get Busy Removing MMJ Roadblocks

February 18, 2012 • Posted by: in Green Wellness


Bipartisan legislation designed to remove local roadblocks to the long-delayed launch of medical-marijuana businesses in New Jersey is gathering steam. But Gov. Christie has hinted he may veto the measure.

Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon (R., Monmouth) earlier this month introduced a bill designed to prevent local zoning and planning boards from rejecting pot farms and marijuana dispensaries based on residents’ complaints.

The legislation would give the novel businesses protection under the state’s Right to Farm Act. ...

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Vermont will soon open cannabis collectives :)

February 13, 2012 • Posted by: in Green Wellness


Finally Vermont will be allowed to open collectives for medical cannabis patients.

This is critical for those unable to grow for them self’s, now they can get there much needed medicine. Many that have never grown, or don’t have space available need a collective, or dispensary to get there cannabis.

With out a reliable place to get there cannabis patients can end up getting black market medicine, that sometimes has unknown chemicals used as fertilizers, ...

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