Sayer JiActivist PostA remarkable case report documents a 14-year-old girl who, after 34 months of chemo, radiation and bone marrow transplant treatments, was given up for dead. Her family discovered research on cannabis extract, and before she died of a secondary complication of her original treatment, used it successfully to put her leukemia into remission.There are plenty of anecdotal reports of the successful use of cannabis in treating cancer, but few cases occur under conventional medical [...]
(NaturalSociety) Two Ontario-based doctors recently published in Case Reports in Oncology on the potentially promising treatment results of a 14-year old girl diagnosed with a very aggressive form of cancer—acute lymphoblastic leukemia with a Philadelphia chromosome mutation. While the patient ultimately died, the researchers indicate it was the conventional chemotherapy that ultimately broke down her body’s defenses.
As Collective Evolution reports, she underwent acute and aggressive chemot [...]
Medical marijuana, or cannabis, is legal in 20 US states, where it is used for a variety of medical conditions such as mood disorders, pain disorders, multiple sclerosis, and even cancer. Parents of children with epilepsy met at a news conference to share their dismay that Governor Mark Dayton refuses to legalize medical marijuana. About 85 percent to 95 percent of Americans are in favor of medical cannabis, and nearly 60 percent are in favor of legalizing marijuana. Cannabis shows outstanding p [...]
ImageHeather CallaghanActivist PostA Florida-based mom and advocate for medical Cannabis freedom received an ominous visit from the Department of Children and Families after someone offered up an anonymous tip that she was giving her son illegal marijuana - and had stopped his prescribed drugs.They cornered and questioned her daughter about their family life, asking the little girl all kinds of personal questions about her mother, whom she very much supports in her efforts.What's [...]
“Cannabis” refers to the plant that is commonly called "marijuana." The two terms are often used interchangeably. However, "cannabis" is the historical name that has been used in the medical literature.
While public sentiments towards marijuana have recently changed to the point where two states have now voted to make it legal for recreational use, few people understand the actual history of cannabis as a medical plant in the United States, and how it came to be classified as an illegal dru [...]