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Discussion in 'Politics Forum (Local/National/World)' started by Mujahideen, Feb 24, 2017.



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    All throughout history people have enjoyed changing their conciousness. Peyote and shrooms were the choice of medicine men and shamans the world over and in many cases still is. I've always thought we should have a world shroom day. Similar to earth day but everyone eats 3-4 grams of shrooms. Stop for just one day a year and give thanks to the earth that proviides so much to every living thing. With the help of the sun of course. :).
    All these man made things, laws, electronics and societies have taken us to far away from nature and natural law. I'm not against technology, its all in how you use it.
    I'm sure some people are looking for an escape, others are just pleasure seekers who do things for so long they become addicted.. I remember I had a bad tooth ache once and someone gave me a couple of vicodin. I took 1/2 of one every 12 hrs and felt great. After 3 days I felt super human and realized why people get addicted to them. You just feel so good on them. Still, not my thing though. Been smoking the evil weed for 41 years.. I like it. After starting when I was 12 I can say that its definitely not a gateway drug.

    What I see is that the people just haven't stood up to the government and have allowed them to become so large and controlling that it would be next to impossible to take it back. They use the media as their propaganda tool and the sheep fall right into line. The US and Europe are the best at it and its horrible for the people. Other places are not so bad. Its always refreshing to see the news in another country. Much different than the US.
     
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    Marijuana is a plant.

    If the government has the power to tell you you can't have a plant, then government power knows no bounds.
     
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    Spot on...

    However most such creatures are very well paid, and as such have tremendous vested interest to overcome, and because of this vested interest, most evade any "out of the box" thinking.
     
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    Good luck with that.
    A more effective way to change the law would be a 10 Million Person Marijuana March and extended camping at the mall until the fecking Congress changes the law or passes an Amendment to the Constitution.
    A new amendment making cannabis legal could be passed very fast.
    Just like the 26th Amendment...

    Congress proposed the 26th Amendment for adoption on March 23, 1971. The Administrator of General Services declared to Congress on July 5, 1971 that it had been ratified by 40 state legislatures and was now valid.
     
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    How do you get 10,000,000 people together? Might be easier to just bribe them, I mean make campaign contributions.
     
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    spinalcracker On a mail train. Silver Miner Site Supporter

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    Yes I agree.
    It's difficult enough to try and organize sober people let alone a bunch of indica stoners.
    If the crowd would only get on some good sativas then we could do something...
    I have a dream.....
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    This is a dream. With the way things happen, and the way we creatures act along with it, it can only be a dream...
     
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    Pretty good article on Lew rockwell today from a Dr. Sircus: https://www.lewrockwell.com/2017/07/mark-sircus/age-old-home-remedy-pain/

    More and more people are wondering where they can safely buy cannabis oil with THC. Understandable, because this age-old home remedy can help tremendously in numerous disorders including cancer. Moreover, contrary to most regular medicines it has little to no unpleasant side effects.

    The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) admits in their 2017 Drugs of Abuse resource guide that no one has ever died from a marijuana overdose but still will not remove the substance from its list of Schedule I drugs — the same classification as heroin.

    The United States government has trouble being reasonable about anything these days and its attitudes toward marijuana demonstrates this clearly. Despite its relative safety, marijuana remains one of the most strictly prohibited drugs in the country under federal law, even as increasing numbers of states have moved toward legalization. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and DEA classify it as a Schedule I substance, meaning there’s a “high potential for abuse,” no currently “accepted medical use in treatment” and “a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.”

    The only adverse effect can be a stoned feeling, but that only happens when you smoke it or use too much orally at once (not if you take it as a suppository). Eating organic marijuana raw also does not get one stoned because it is not THC, you are ingesting THCa.

    THC is one of the most beneficial of the known cannabinoids though cannabinol (CBD) gives it a run for the money as a healing agent. Demand for cannabis oil is rising yet in pharmacies, it is almost impossible to get.

    In July of 2017, the FBI arrested once-trusted doctors, pharmacists, and other medical professionals who were corrupted by greed. These people inflicted a special kind of damage but this is only the tip of the iceberg, of a vast killing machine that modern medicine has become. These arrests were in part about the opioid epidemic, but what do we expect from a government that still prefers patients be denied much safer pain medication.


    This is an excellent video with real people who will tell you about marijuana the wonder drug, which God Himself put down on our planet for the good of people where governments are bad for people, something they prove over and over to be.

    In Indian pharmacopeia, all parts of the plant are denoted as somewhat narcotic (the most powerful narcotic is in the plant’s resin, charas). But different parts of the plant can also stimulate digestion, act as analgesics, nervous system stimulants, can have sedative, spasmolytic, diuretic, and aphrodisiac actions. The plant is, according to ayurvedic basic energy (virya) differentiation, warming, and its long-term use dries up the body. With moderate use, it works first as a nervous system stimulant and powerful aphrodisiac, later its action is sedating. Habitual, prolonged use of Cannabis leads towards misbalances of all three basic physiological forces in the body (as Ayurveda recognizes them) – vata, pitta, and kapha – and as the result of this misbalance chronically poor digestion, melancholy, sexual impotence might occur.

    For patients, especially in Europe who need cannabis oil, there is a website one can find helpful people who are in contact with several private oil makers who produce organic hemp oil. They do not do this to get rich, but to help patients who really need it. If you fill out their form they will forward your request to them.

    Unlike other hemp oil makers who often try to profit from the scarcity of THC oil and charge up to 100 euros for a small bottle of 5 ml, the oil makers in their database try to provide it at very reasonable costs (about a quarter of that price). They only work with people who manufacture their oil organically. They all have the quality of their oil tested by professional labs on a regular basis.

    THC Oil Manual – How do I use cannabis oil with THC?

    Start with one drop under the tongue. Try not to swallow it, but if it does happen, it is not a problem. Usually, the mouth will absorb the drop within a few minutes. The daily increase the dose until you achieve the right effect. For a successful approach to healing cancer, you should go for the maximum dose of cannabis oil with THC, for other conditions often a lesser dose will be sufficient.

    You cannot take an overdose of cannabis oil, so you can experiment yourself with what dose works best for you. If you reach your limit with the THC, at most, you will feel some tingling in your hands and feet, dry mouth and/or experience a warm feeling. That is the beginning of getting high if you have never gotten high before. These side effects usually disappear quickly, and the body will adjust within a few days or weeks.

    You can also take THC oil as a suppository, for example, mixed with stearin or cocoa butter. The high will be experienced much less or not at all this way. You can make the suppositories yourself or order them at some of our cannabis oil producers. Usually, a combination of THC and CBD-oil works best. The dose differs per person. For some one drop per day is sufficient to feel better, others need 20.

    Please note that today most producers are diluting the concentration of THC because pure hemp oil can be very sticky and thus harder to take so doses have to be graded upward. The original recommendations from Rick Simpson were 1 gram a day of highly concentrated hemp oil for cancer patients.

    Listen to your body

    During the treatment, rely on yourself. Your body usually knows what it needs.
     
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    Make sure your ignorant ass never breaks into this stoner's house cuz all your previous "experiences" will be shown as false as you look down the barrel of my benelli supernova.
     
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    He's doing a terrible job. He's been on the wrong side of every major issue and wouldn't know the difference between the Constitution and a roll of toilet paper.
     
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    Are you kidding me?.....

    FEDS RAID HEALTH FOOD STORE OVER CBD OIL…OWNERS FACE UP TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON IF

    [5/13/17] The Bisman Co-op released the following statement: “The Bisman Food Co-op is fully committed to providing to our members and customers a variety of health and wellness products that are safe, consistent with the co-op’s guiding principles, and compliant with all state and federal laws.”

    Bismarck Police officers with the Narcotics Unit raided both Terry’s Health Products and the Bismarck Co-op today.

    According to a spokesman for Terry’s Health Products, the officers demanded they take all of their CBD oil off the shelves.

    They also bought samples to take with them.

    CBD oil is created from a compound of the hemp plant and is said to have some healing components.

    Terry’s Health Products says officers told them that CBD became a schedule 1 drug under North Dakota law in December.

    A spokeswoman for the store says they were completely unaware of the change in law.

    She was also told officers would be testing for both CBD and THC in the products.

    If found positive for either, the store could potentially be charged with Distributing a Schedule 1 drug.

    The Class B felony is punishable by up to 20 years in jail.

    http://govtslaves.info/feds-raid-he...ace-up-to-20-years-in-prison-if-found-guilty/
     
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    Now this is more like it...heroin , meth , and cocain..this is what the Feds need to be doing , not raiding health food stores and marijuana dispensaries..

    Feds Seize Almost $8M in Drugs over Two Days on Texas Border

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and Border Patrol agents teamed up to seize almost $8 million in drugs at and near the Texas-Mexico Border in Laredo this week. Laredo is on the north bank of the Rio Grande River opposite Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
    CBP officers discovered a large amount of cocaine, crystal methamphetamine and heroin in two separate busts on July 22. Officials estimated the street value of the drugs to be $1,183,612.

    A 58-year-old male Mexican national was driving his 2014 SUV Chevy Trax from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, CBP Officers referred him to an inspection station at the Lincoln-Juarez International Bridge. Officers used a canine, a non-intrusive imagining (NII) system, and physical inspection and discovered ten packages of cocaine. The drugs weighed 25 pounds and had an estimated street value of $196,180. A 27-year-old Mexican national from the same city was found to have 48 pounds of crystal methamphetamine and one pound of heroin in the 2007 Chevrolet Suburban he was driving.

    “Being vigilant at all times is a key component ingrained into our officers,” Port Director Gregory Alvarez, Laredo Port of Entry said in a statement obtained by Breitbart Texas.

    The very next day, a Border Patrol canine alerted on a white 2003 Dodge Durango at the border patrol checkpoint in Laredo. Border Patrol agents searched the vehicle and found 177.08 pounds of crystal methamphetamine. The drugs were contained in three metal cylinders and had a street value of $5,666,560. Agents determined the driver of the vehicle to be a United States citizen.

    On the same day, CBP officers at the Laredo Port of Entry seized more than $1 million in cocaine. The drugs were hidden in a 1995 Viaggio commercial bus attempting to get across the Lincoln-Juarez International bridge. The 147 pounds of cocaine contained in 55 packages had a street value of $1,136,960. “I congratulate our officers for their dedication which has prevented these dangerous narcotics from entering our country,” Port Director Alvarez said. “This was an excellent interception by our CBP officers and a great example of the layered enforcement implemented by CBP.”

    Officials have turned all of these cases over to special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI) for possible prosecution.

    http://www.breitbart.com/texas/2017/07/28/feds-seize-almost-8m-drugs-two-days-texas-border/

     
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    Here's one for Trump:

    A Brief History of Hemp

    The hemp plant is the most versatile crop in the entire plant kingdom and has shown its uses throughout history. The first book was written in China on Hemp paper, and our country was founded on hemp. George Washington was the largest hemp farmer in the world during the late 1700's and Thomas Jefferson called on farmers to "plant hemp seed, not tobacco", in fact, hemp was legal tender for almost 200 years in the United States, that's right, you could even pay your taxes with hemp!

    The current laws against the cultivation of Hemp can be attributed to three men, Henry J. Anslinger, Lammont DuPont, and William Randolph Hearst, who made growing hemp illegal. Anslinger was the head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, DuPont and Hearst were the owners of the largest chemical company and newspaper, respectively. Hearst began printing outlandish stories with headlines such as "Marijuana goads user to blood lust" and "Hotel clerk identifies Marijuana smoker as gunman". He also took advantage of the country's prejudice against blacks and immigrants by printing that marijuana-crazed negroes were raping white women and by painting pictures of lazy, pot-smoking Mexicans. DuPont's banker Andrew Mellon who happened to be Secretary of the Treasury under Herbert Hoover, also had a nephew-in-law, Henry Anslinger, who had the Marijuana Tax Law of 1937 passed allowing munitions maker DuPont to supply synthetic fibers for the domestic economy without competition.

    These men succeeded in a conspiracy which ultimately added to the destruction of the environment, by them producing plastic and paper where hemp could have been more beneficial. In 1991 DuPont was still the largest producer of man-made fibers, while no citizen has legally harvested a single acre of textile grade hemp in over 50 years. The standard fiber of world history, America's traditional crop, hemp, could provide our textiles, paper and be the premier source for cellulose. The war industries DuPont, Allied Chemical, Monsanto, and others are protected from competition by the marijuana laws and they make war on the natural cycle and the common farmer.

    Remember this Hemp has been around far longer than synthetic substances and has endured much controversy, it is also 100% natural and is much better for our environment, you can not get high off of hemp it is not marijuana. But it still has many other uses and many that have yet to be discovered, can you imagine if they put as much time and research into Hemp as they have into plastic what uses they would have for it now.

    HEMP FACTS

    # Hemp is 8 times stronger than cotton and requires no pesticides to grow.

    # Hemp paper lasts 4 to 5 times longer than paper made from trees, is easier and causes virtually no pollution to grow or to make into paper.

    # Hemp fiberboard is far stronger than similar wood products, and can replace almost every item used in building a house. (Except electrical wiring and glass windows.

    # The Hemp plant has been used since the beginning of time as one of the worlds most nutritious plants, second only to the Soybean.

    # Hemp can be grown in almost any climate, allowing for the world to be clothed, housed and fed!

    # Hemp fiber when wet, swells and forms a natural water barrier.

    # The Hemp plant reduces soil erosion thereby controlling mudslides and saving mountains and rivers.

    # Environmental and Economic Benefits of Hemp - Marijuana Hemp is the same plant as marijuana, its scientific name is "cannabis sativa." For thousands of years hemp was used to make dozens of commercial products like paper, rope, canvas, and textiles. In fact, the very name "canvas" comes from the Dutch word meaning cannabis, which is marijuana.

    # The potential of hemp for paper production is enormous. According to the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, one acre of hemp can produce 4 times more paper than one acre of trees! All types of paper products can be produced from hemp: newsprint, computer paper, stationary, cardboard, envelopes, toilet paper, even tampons.

    # THERE IS NO TREE OR PLANT SPECIES ON EARTH CAPABLE OF PRODUCING AS MUCH PAPER PER ACRE AS HEMP! HEMP IS NUMBER ONE!

    # Paper production from hemp would eliminate the need to chop down BILLIONS of trees! MILLIONS of acres of forests and huge areas of wildlife habitat could be preserved.

    # Trees must grow for 20 to 50 years after planting before they can be harvested for commercial use. Within 4 months after it is planted, hemp grown on most farmland throughout the U.S., where forests require large tracts of land available in few locations. Substituting hemp for trees would save forests and wildlife habitats and would eliminate erosion of topsoil due to logging. Reduction of topsoil erosion would also reduce pollution of lakes/rivers/streams.

    # Fewer caustic and toxic chemicals are used to make paper from hemp than are used to make paper from trees--LESS POLLUTION!

    # Hemp can also be substituted for cotton to make textiles. Hemp fiber is 10 times stronger than cotton and can be used to make all types of clothing. Cotton grows only in warm climates and requires enormous amounts of water. Hemp requires little water and grows in all 50 states! There are now many stores in the U.S. that sell hemp-derived products such as clothing, paper, cheese, soap, ice cream, cosmetics, and hemp oil. Demand for these products--not even in existence in 1990--is growing rapidly.

    # Hemp naturally repels weed growth and hemp has few insect enemies. Few insect enemies and no weed problems means hemp requires NO HERBICIDES and FEW or NO PESTICIDES!

    # Hemp produces twice as much fiber per acre as cotton! An area of land only 25 miles by 25 miles square (the size of a typical U.S. county) planted with hemp can produce enough fiber in one year to make 100 MILLION pair of denim jeans! A wide variety of clothing made from 100% hemp (pants, denim jeans, jackets, shoes, dresses, shorts, hats) is now available.

    # Building materials that substitute for wood can be made from hemp. These wood-like building materials are stronger than wood and can be manufactured cheaper than wood from trees. Using these hemp- derived building materials would reduce building costs and save even more trees!

    # Hemp seeds are a source of nutritious high-protien oil that can be used for human and animal consumption. Hemp oil is NOT intoxicating. Extracting protein from hemp is less expensive than extracting protein from soybeans. Hemp protein can be processed and flavored in any way soybean protein can. Hemp oil can also be used to make highly nutritious tofu, butter, cheese, salad oils, and other foods. Hemp oil can also be used to produce paint, varnish, ink, lubricating oils, and plastic susbstitues. Because 50% of the weight of a mature hemp plantis seeds, hemp could become a significant source for these products.

    # Unlike virtually all hemp substitutes, growing hemp requires very little effort and very few resources. Most substitutes for hemp (sisal, kenaf, sugar cane) grow in limited geographical areas and none have the paper/fiber potential of hemp. Hemp can be grown in all 50 states!

    # Unlike many crops, hemp puts little strain on the soil and requires only moderate amounts of fertilizer. Less fertilizer use results in less runoff into waterways and groundwater; therefore, less water pollution.

    # Hemp produces more biomass than any plant that can be grown in the U.S. This biomass can be converted to fuel in the form of clean-burning alcohol, or no-sulphur man-made coal. Hemp has more potential as a clean and renewable energy source than any crop on earth! It is estimated that if hemp was widely grown in the U.S. for fuel/energy, it could supply 100% of all U.S. energy needs!
    Hemp is sustainable clothing, footwear, shelter, foods, tree-free paper, cement, gasoline, fuel, nutritious and delicious foods, paint, industrial sealants, industrial composites, and so much more. Its beauty, usefulness, and astounding versatility truly boggle the mind! Hemp oil, for example, has the highest percentage of usable essential fatty acids of any plant, period.

    Why hemp? Because it is, by far, Earth's premier, renewable natural resource. The hemp plant can single-handedly reverse the Greenhouse Effect, purify our air, water, & soil, and clothe and shelter us in a sustainable fashion.

    Hemp paper lasts 50 to 100 times longer than most preparations of papyrus and is a hundred times easier and cheaper to make. It also does not yellow with age like acidic paper made from tree pulp.

    If the hemp pulp paper process of 1916 were in use today, it could replace 40 to 70% of all pulp paper (from trees), including corrugated boxes, computer printout paper and paper bags. Imagine the effect this conversion to hemp paper alone would have on near-extinct species and all forms of wild life, on old-growth forests that are fast disappearing, on the quality of our water, air, and soil, as well as on our planet's sensitive ecosystem!

    Hemp stems are 80% hurds (pulp byproduct after the hemp fiber is removed from the plant). Hemp hurds are 77% cellulose--a primary chemical feed stock (industrial raw material) used in the production of chemicals, plastics, and fiber. An acre of full grown hemp plants can sustainably provide from four to 50 or even 100 times the cellulose found in cornstalks, kenaf, or sugar cane--the planet's next highest annual cellulose plants.

    Hemp will grow in any state in the US and most of Canada. In most places, hemp can be harvested twice a year and, in warmer areas such as southern California, Texas, Florida and the like, it could be a year-round crop. Hemp has a short growing season and can be planted after food crops have been harvested.

    Farming only 6% of continental US acreage with biomass crops would provide all of America's gas and oil energy needs, ending dependence upon fossil fuels.

    Hemp is Earth's number-one biomass resource; it is capable of producing 10 tons per acre in four months. Hemp is easy on the soil, sheds its lush foliage throughout the season, adding mulch to the soil and helping retain moisture. Hemp is an ideal crop for the semi-arid West and open range land.

    Hemp is the only biomass source available that is capable of making the US energy-independent. Ultimately, the world has no other rational environmental choice but to give up fossil fuels.

    From the farmers' point of view, hemp is an easy crop to grow and will yield from three to six tons per acre on any land that will grown corn, wheat, or oat. It has a short growing season, so that it can be planted after other crops are in. It can be grown in any state of the union. Hemp's long roots penetrate and break the soil to leave it in perfect condition for the next year's crop. The dense shock of leaves, eight to twelve feet above the ground, chokes out weeds, eliminating the need for chemicals or pesticides, 50% of which is used today on conventionally-grown cotton plant alone to produce cotton clothing products that are inferior to hemp clothing in terms of durability, thickness, softness, and sustainability. Two successive hemp crops are enough to reclaim land that has been abandoned because of Canadian thistles or quack grass.

    The earliest known woven fabric was apparently of hemp, which began to be worked in the eighth millennium (8,000-7,000 BC)."

    From more than 1,000 years before the time of Christ until 1883 AD, cannabis hemp--indeed, marijuana--was our planet's largest agricultural crop and most important industry, involving thousands of products and enterprises; producing the overall majority of Earth's fiber, fabric, lighting oil, paper, incense, and medicines. In addition, it was a primary source of essential food oil and protein for humans and animals.

    Ninety percent of all ships' sails (since before the Phoenicians, from at least the 5th Century BC until long after the invention and commercialization of steam ships--mid- to late-19th century) were made from hemp.

    The word "canvas" is the Dutch pronunciation (twice removed, from French and Latin) of the Greek word "Kannabis."

    In addition to canvas sails, until this century virtually all of the rigging, anchor ropes, cargo nets, fishing nets, flags, shrouds, and oakum (the main protection for ships against salt water, used as a sealant between loose or green beams) were made from the stalk of the marijuana plant.

    Even the sailors' clothing, right down to the stitching in the seamen's rope-soled and "canvas" shoes, was crafted from cannabis.

    Additionally, the ships' charts, maps, logs, and Bibles were made from paper containing hemp fiber from the time of Columbus (15th century) until the early 1900s in the Western European/American world, and by the Chinese from the 1st Century AD on.

    Until the 1820s in America (and until the 20th Century in most of the rest of the world), 80% of all textiles and fabrics used for clothing, tents, bed sheets, and linens, rugs, drapes, quilts, towels, diapers, etc.--and even the US flag, "Old Glory," were principally made from fibers of cannabis hemp.

    From 70-90% of all rope, twine, and cordage was made from hemp until 1937. It was then regrettably replaced mostly by petrochemical fibers, but at what untold costs to the environment?

    Hemp is the perfect archival medium for artists' work, because it is acid-free. The paintings of Van Gogh, Gainsborough, Rembrandt, etc., were primarily painted on hemp canvas, as were practically all canvas paintings.

    A strong, lustrous fiber, hemp withstands heat, mildew, insects, and is not damaged by light. Oil paintings on hemp and/or flax canvas have stayed in fine condition for centuries.

    For thousands of years, virtually all good paints and varnishes were made with hempseed oil and/or linseed oil.

    Until about 1800, hempseed oil was the most consumed lighting oil in America and the world. From then until the 1870s, it was the second most consumed lighting oil, exceeded only by whale oil.

    Hempseed oil lit the lamps of the legendary Aladdin, Abraham the prophet, and in real life, Abraham Lincoln. It was the brightest lamp oil.

    In the early 1900s, Henry Ford and other futuristic, organic, engineering geniuses recognized (as their intellectual, scientific heirs still do today) an important point--that up to 90% of all fossil fuel used in the world today (coal, oil, natural gas, etc.) should long ago have been replaced with biomass such as : cornstalks, cannabis sativa (hemp), waste paper and the like. Biomass can be converted to methane, methanol or gasoline at a fraction of the current cost of oil, coal, or nuclear energy--especially when environmental costs are factored in--and its mandated use would end acid rain, end sulfur-based smog, and reverse the Green house Effect on our planet--right now!

    Hempseed can be pressed for its highly nutritious vegetable oil, which contains the highest amount of essential fatty acids in the plant kingdom.

    Because one acre of hemp produces as much cellulose fiber pulp as 4.1 acres of trees, hemp is the perfect material to replace trees for pressed board, particle board and for concrete construction molds.

    Practical, inexpensive fire-resistant construction material, with excellent thermal and sound-insulating qualities, is made by heating and compressing hemp fibers to create strong construction paneling, replacing dry wall and plywood. William B. Conde of Conde's Redwood Lumber, Inc, near Eugene, OR, has demonstrated the superior strength, flexibility, and economy of hemp composite building materials compared to wood fiber, even as beams.

    Iso-chanvre (chanvre is French for hemp), a rediscovered French building material made form hemp hurds mixed with lime, actually petrifies into a mineral state and lasts for many centuries. Archeologists have found a bridge in the south of France, from the Merovingian period, built with this process.

    Hemp has been used throughout history for carpet backing. Hemp fiber has potential in the manufacture of strong, rot-resistant carpeting--eliminating the poisonous fumes of burning synthetic materials in a house or commercial fire, along with allergic reactions associated with new synthetic carpeting, which may outgas volatile toxic fumes for months or even years, endangering human health.

    Plastic plumbing pipes (PVC pipes) can be manufactured using renewable hemp cellulose as the chemical feedstocks, replacing nonrenewable coal or petroleum-based chemical feedstocks.

    So we can envision a house of the future built, plumbed, painted, and furnished with the world's number-one renewable resource--hemp.

    We believe that in a competitive market, with all facts known, people will rush to buy long-lasting, biodegradable "Pot Tops" or "Mary Jeans," etc, made from hemp grown without pesticides or herbicides.

    It's time we put capitalism to the test and let the unrestricted market of supply and demand as well as "Green" ecological consciousness decide the future of the planet.

    A cotton shirt in 1776 cost $100 to $200, while a hemp shirt cost $0.50 to $1. By the 1830s, cooler, lighter cotton shirts were on par in price with the warmer, heavier, hempen shirts, providing a competitive choice, thanks to government subsidies.

    People were able to choose their garments based upon the particular qualities they wanted in a fabric. Today we have no such choice. Conventional cotton growing, which depletes and pollutes our nonrenewable resources, is still heavily subsidized by the government, masking the true costs of production and costs to the environment, whereas hemp is not allowed to be grown at all in the US (hopefully this is changing, for our planet's sake!).

    The role of hemp and other natural fibers should be determined by the market of supply and demand and personal tastes and values, not by the undue influence of prohibition laws, federal subsidies and huge tariffs that are designed to keep the natural fabrics from replacing synthetic fibers.

    Sixty years of government suppression of information has resulted in virtually no public knowledge of the incredible potential of the hemp fiber or its uses.

    By using 100% hemp or mixing hemp with cotton, you will be able to pass on your shirts, pants, and other clothing to your grandchildren. Intelligent spending could essentially replace the use of petrochemical synthetic fibers such as nylon and polyester with tougher, cheaper, cool, absorbent, breathable, biodegradable natural fibers such as hemp and flax.

    China, Italy and Easter European countries such as Hungary, Romania, Czechoslovakia, Poland, and Russia currently make millions of dollars worth of sturdy hemp and hemp/cotton textiles--and could be making billions of dollars worth--annually.

    These countries build upon their traditional farming and weaving skills, while the US tries to force the extinction of the hemp plant in the attempt to promote destructive synthetic technologies.

    Additionally, hemp grown for biomass could fuel a trillion-dollar-per-year energy industry, while improving air quality and distributing the wealth to rural areas and their surrounding communities, and away from centralized power monopolies. More than any other plant on Earth, hemp holds the promise of a sustainable ecology and economy.

    If all fossil fuels and their derivatives, as well as trees for paper and construction were banned in order to save the planet, reverse the Greenhouse Effect and stop deforestation...

    Then there is only one known, annually renewable natural resource that is capable of providing the overall majority of the world's paper and textiles; meeting all of the world's transportation, industrial and home energy needs, while simultaneously reducing pollution, rebuilding the soil, and cleaning the atmosphere all at the same time...

    And that substance is--the same one that did it all before--Cannabis Hemp!

    Hempseed is the highest of any plant in essential fatty acids.

    Hempseed oil is among the lowest in saturated fats at 8% of total oil volume. The oil pressed from hempseed contains 55% linoleic acid (LA) and 5% linolenic acid (LNA). Only flax oil has more linolenic acid at 58% , but hempseed oil is the highest in total essential fatty acids at 80% of total oil volume. These essential fatty acids are responsible for our immune response.

    In the old country the peasants ate hemp butter. They were more resistant to diseases than the nobility, who shunned hemp butter as peasant food.

    LA and LNA are involved in producing life energy from food and the movement of that energy throughout the body.

    Essential fatty acids govern growth, vitality and state of mind. LA and LNA are involved in transferring oxygen from the air in the lungs to every cell in the body. They play a part in holding oxygen in the cell membrane where it acts as a barrier to invading viruses and bacteria, neither of which can thrive in the presence of oxygen.

    https://www.420magazine.com/forums/hemp-facts-and-information/47656-brief-history-hemp.html

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    Jack Herer's book about hemp should also be required reading by every American...The Emporer Wears No Clothes...........http://jackherer.com/

    Meanwhile there is a real shortage of Mexican brick weed this year and a glut of weed in California , mostly coming down from Oregon....

    Mexican Army Seizes Three Tons of Drugs at Texas Border

    DIAZ ORDAZ, Tamaulipas — Mexican soldiers seized more than three tons of marijuana destined for Texas. Cartel smugglers hid their load in a grain shipment.
    Mexican soldiers seized the drugs late last week in the town of Diaz Ordaz, just west of the border city of Reynosa, information released by Mexican law enforcement to Breitbart Texas revealed. The seizure occurred at a highway checkpoint set up by the military forces to disrupt cartel operations. There, the soldiers discovered the cargo. Cartel smugglers hid more than 315 bundles weighing at least 6,350 pounds within a grain shipment.

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    During questioning, the driver claimed he was in transit from the metropolitan city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, to Reynosa and eventually Matamoros. Mexico’s Gulf Cartel is the ruling criminal organization in Matamoros and is the group responsible for smuggling large quantities of narcotics into Brownsville, Texas, and other parts of the country.

    Mexican military forces have stepped up their operations and checkpoints in and around the border city of Reynosa not only due to the summer travel season, but also to the escalating violence at the hands of the Gulf Cartel, Breitbart Texas reported. For more than eight weeks, the criminal organization has engaged in a fierce internal struggle for control of the city. The violence has resulted in almost daily gun battles, executions, carjackings, robberies, kidnappings, and extortions.

    http://www.breitbart.com/texas/2017/07/31/mexican-army-seizes-three-tons-drugs-texas-border/

     
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    Meanwhile the good old boys are keeping Georgia and bubba safe from reefer mad dope heads....

    Drug task force arrests six in Lookout Mountain, Ga., drug bust
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    The Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force found 41 marijuana plants in the 1700 block of U.S. Highway 27 in LaFayette, Ga., on Tuesday.

    According to a release from the task force, agents arrested six people: Timothy Vaugh, Terry Labron Mitchelle, Noah Lee Carter, Caleb Harper, Alisha Dianne Cadorette and Lauren Taylor Lyons. A release from the task force does not say what each defendant was charged with.

    Before finding the alleged grow operation in LaFayette, agents also searched a home in the 5000 block of Lula Lake Road on Lookout Mountain. There, the agents found "a large amount" of methamphetamine, marijuana and cash.
     
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    Why Trump’s Drug Addiction Task Force Should Freak You Out
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    The American opiate crisis continues to spiral out of control with no end in sight. And the numbers stagger the mind.


    • More than half a million Americans died of drug overdoses from 2000 to 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    • Each day, 91 people in this country will die from an opioid overdose — more than 33,00o a year.
    • And although the opioid addiction epidemic is global in scale, it is uniquely dire in the United States. We account for 4.4 percent of the global population, and yet we gobble up about 80 percent of the worldwide opioids supply.
    • Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. and opioid addiction is driving this epidemic. In 2015, more than 20,000 overdose deaths were reported related to prescription pain relievers, with another 13,ooo overdose deaths related to heroin.
    • About 80 percent of new heroin users started out misusing prescription painkillers.
    • To put the data in perspective, opioid deaths now surpass the peak in death by car crash in 1972, AIDS deaths in 1995 and gun deaths in 1993.
    To battle this deadly crisis, President Donald Trump in March created the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Epidemic, an advisory committee designed “to review the state of drug addiction and the opioid epidemic and make recommendations regarding how the Federal Government can best address this crisis.”



    On Friday, the task force will hold its first meeting at the White House, to be livestreamed beginning at 12:30 p.m. EST.


    Almost immediately after announcing the committee, Trump selected New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to lead it. Clearly, solving America’s opioid epidemic will take bipartisan cooperation. This is simply not an issue in which there is much disagreement.


    Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) welcomed the news of the task force. “Drug overdose deaths, the majority of which are from heroin and prescription opioids, are a national crisis,” McCaskill said in a written statement. “We’ll need the help of Governor Christie, President Trump, and others at all levels of government, from any party affiliation, if we’re going to make progress and save lives.”

    But many health professionals and cannabis advocates are wary of Trump’s task force. Nearly all the members selected to the committee have spoken out against marijuana legalization — which runs counter to the overwhelming majority of the American people. Christie, an ardent longtime opponent of cannabis regulation, will lead these members:



    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, former U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy, Dr. Bertha Madras of Harvard Medical School and North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper. All but Cooper have a record of conflating cannabis consumption with opioid addiction. When you add the fact that Attorney General Jeff Sessions clearly wants to put the brakes on cannabis reform, you can understand the trepidation of marijuana advocates.


    “Governor Christie has zero percent credibility on drug policy,” Eric Altieri, the executive director of NORML, told Forbes last month. “When it comes to cannabis’ relationship to opioids from real-world experience, not bluster and rhetoric, states that have medicinal and recreational cannabis laws on the books see lower rates of overdose, lower rates of use, and lower rates of opioids being prescribed to patients,” Altieri added.

    In Forbes’ story titled “Chris Christie Is The Last GOPer Who Should Be Leading Our Opioid Fight,” Altieri slammed the N.J. governor and unsuccessful presidential candidate as a suitable task force chairman:

    Christie has spent much of his time as governor (and, as it happens, much of the opioid crisis) fighting the rising tide of calls for cannabis reform in his state. Last week, as part of opioid-themed comments, Christie even called the ever more crucial and commonplace drive to bring regulated adult and medical cannabis use to New Jersey “total stupidity” and “baloney,” and described any tax revenues from the industry as “blood money. …

    In response, NORML released an open letter to the governor days later, explaining in simple terms how scientific and social research have repeatedly shown that cannabis offers quite the opposite of “baloney” in the face of opioid addiction. Citing years of evidence-based conclusions, the letter pointed out, “It makes no sense from a public health perspective, a fiscal perspective, or a moral perspective to perpetuate the prosecution and stigmatization of those adults who choose to responsibly consume a substance that is safer than either alcohol or tobacco.”

    According to a 2106 survey published in The Journal of Pain, patients suffering from chronic pain report a 64 percent decrease in opioid use. They also experience fewer negative side effects and say their quality of life is better than what they experienced under opioids.



    A 2o14 study published in JAMA The Journal of the American Medical Association, revealed that opioid overdose deaths were roughly 25 percent lower in states that allowed medical cannabis compared with those that did not.

    Even the the National Institute on Drug Abuse disagrees with Christie. According to NIDA:

    Some preliminary studies have suggested that medical marijuana legalization might be associated with decreased prescription opioid use and overdose deaths. … Additionally, data suggests that medical marijuana treatment may reduce the opioid dose prescribed for pain patients, and a recent study showed that availability of medical marijuana for Medicare patients reduced prescribing of medications, including opioids, for their pain.

    The Christie-led task force meets just days after a firestorm over Sessions’ desire to crack down on states that have medical marijuana programs in place — defying 94 percent of the American public. Sessions, who oversees the DEA, continues to mistakenly conflate the opioid crisis with marijuana consumption.


    The members selected to the opioid crisis task force appear to share the views of Christie and Sessions. Here is a brief rundown of each member:

    N.J. Gov. Chris Christie
    As noted above, Christie is one of the nation’s leading voices in the anti-legalization movement. Last month, he had this to say about legalization: “We are in the midst of the public health crisis on opiates. But people are saying pot’s OK. This is nothing more than crazy liberals who want to say everything’s OK.” Clearly, his comments run counter to the scientific evidence.

    Former R.I. Congressman Patrick Kennedy
    Kennedy, a liberal Democrat who has publicly admitted to his past addiction to opioids, benzodiazepines, alcohol, stimulants and cocaine, is affiliated with Project Sam, an anti-cannabis organization. He crisscrosses the country and appears routinely on cable news programs vilifying cannabis legalization. Earlier this year, Kennedy was interviewed by Yahoo News and made the audacious claim that the medicinal use of marijuana was “a Trojan horse designed to addict people.” Kennedy says that Project Sam’s main focus is “educating the public about the harms of marijuana legalization.”


    According to Kennedy, “marijuana destroys the brain and expedites psychosis. It’s just overall a very dangerous drug. In terms of neurobiology, there’s no distinction between the quality and types of drugs that people get addicted to. That’s why they call it a gateway drug. Addiction is addiction is addiction.”

    Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker
    Baker, a Republican, has supported medical marijuana but was a fought vigorously against recreational legalization in Massachusetts in last year’s election. NORML gives the governor an F grade for cannabis policy. During the 2016 campaign for legalization, Baker, a former health insurance executive, said “I’m going to oppose that and I’m going to oppose that vigorously … with a lot of help from a lot of other people in the addiction community.” He has also believes marijuana use is a “significant first step” toward addiction to other drugs. The “gateway theory” has been debunked over and over again. There is no science to support his claim.

    Last year, he wrote an opinion piece in the Boston Globe headlined “Mass. should not legalize marijuana” in which he conflated cannabis use to opioid addiction.

    Bertha Madras, Harvard Medical School Researcher
    Madras is the former Deputy Director of Demand Reduction for the ONDCP and is the one non-politician on the task force. She authored a story in the Washington Post headlined “5 Reasons Why Marijuana is Not Medicine” and has fought against rescheduling marijuana. She has called marijuana legalization “tragic for our country”

    N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper
    North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, a Democrat, defeated incumbent Pat McCrory last November. McCrory was an ardent opponent of marijuana legalization. Cooper, so far, has been mum about his position on cannabis.



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    Al Olson: Al Olson is a journalist with nearly 40 years of experience in mainstream print and online media. He has spent the past six years reporting and studying the cannabis industry. Olson began his journalism career working at a handful of daily newspapers in California, including the San Jose Mercury News, where he was part of the team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Loma Prieta Earthquake in 1989. In 1995, he left the world of print journalism to help the launch of MSNBC.com as one of its founding editors. He spent most of the past 19 years pioneering online journalism at NBC.com, CNBC.com and TODAY.com. In 2014, he was named the first Cannabis Editor for CNBC. "As a young journalist, two of my heroes were Walter Cronkite and Hunter S. Thompson. I admired Cronkite's integrity and Thompson's dramatic flair,” said Olson. “Although these two journalists were on opposite ends of the news spectrum, both understood that the War on Drugs was a colossal failure."






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    JULY 27, 2017
    The ongoing drama over the Trump Administration’s stance on legalized marijuana will take a new turn by the end of July as a task force delivers its findings on the link between legalized marijuana and violent crime.

    That's actually just a small part of the task force’s mandate. In a carefully worded press release announcing creation of the task force, Attorney General Jeff Sessions wedged the word “marijuana” into the midst of a long statement about reducing violent crime in the United States.

    Officially, Sessions created a Task Force On Crime Reduction and Public Safety. The overall mission of the task force is to research, through a variety of subcommittees, methods by which “the federal government can more effectively combat illegal immigration and violent crime, such as gun crime, drug trafficking, and gang violence,“ according to Sessions.

    Related: Nevada Declares Marijuana State of Emergency to Avoid $100 Million Tax Shortfall

    Sessions went on to write that “Task Force subcommittees” will also review current federal policies “in the areas of charging, sentencing, and marijuana to ensure consistency with the Department's overall strategy on reducing violent crime and with Administration goals and priorities.”


    That’s the only mention of marijuana. But it was enough to set off a storm of speculation about what the subcommittee will report.

    Reading the tea leaves.
    Sesssions statement, like many from the Trump Administration on legalized marijuana, is unsettling to the legal marijuana industry without making any specific threat.

    Marijuana remains illegal at the federal level but most Americans live in states where marijuana is legal to some extent. Medical marijuana is legal in 29 states and the District of Columbia, which have a combined population of about 200 million people. Adult recreational-use marijuana is legal in eight states containing about one-fifth of the American population.

    Sessions' Task Force statement linked the cannabis industry to violent crime, as he has in the past, despite many studies that have found that is not the case. Officials in Denver have said a recent spike in crime is not likely related to legalized marijuana.

    No one knows for sure what are the “Administration goals and priorities” on marijuana. President Donald Trump has remained quiet on the issue but Sessions has compared legalized marijuana to heroin. The Justice Department has asked Congress to eliminate rules adopted during the Obama Administration barring enforcement of federal marijuana laws against cannabis businesses operating legally under state law. However, that ban remains in effect.

    All of this is creating uncertainly in a multi-billion industry.

    Related: It's Lit! Cannabis Trends and the Pitfalls of 'Potrepreneurship.'

    Anticipating the Task Force report
    Sessions asked for a report from the task force by July 27. People on both sides of the debate have been outspoken about the possibilities of what the report could contain.


    U.S. Rep. Jared Huffman of Californiatold the New York Times that Sessions “is giving everyone whiplash by trying to take us back to the 1960s.” Sen. Corey Booker of New Jersey told the Times that a federal crackdown on marijuana “will not make our communities safer or reduce the use of illegal drugs.”

    Related: Policy Group Argues It's Time to End the Failed War on Drugs

    Still, no one is sure what is coming. In a July speech in Nevada, Sessions failed to even mention the state’s just-launched adult-use sales. He also did not mention marijuana in a speech in Dallas the day before.

    In a situation with so much ambiguity, even something like Sessions not mentioning marijuana has become news.

    Follow dispensaries.com on Instagram to stay up to date on the latest cannabis news.

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    Let the people read the damn report and make up our own minds what it says.
    Task Force On Crime Reduction , the criminals are running things ....




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    [​IMG]The Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, a group of prosecutors and federal law enforcement officials, wrote that the Justice Department "should evaluate whether to maintain, revise, or rescind" the Obama memos, but it offers no further guidance. (AP/Andrew Harnik)

    A task force assembled by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to combat legal marijuana laws has devised no new policy recommendations to execute that mission, according to a report Friday night.

    In documents obtained by the Associated Press, the Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety reiterates the current Justice Department policy, dating back to the Obama administration, on marijuana and recommends federal officials to keep studying the issue.

    Legal memos written by the Obama administration allowed states to legalize marijuana, with conditions requiring officials to prevent marijuana from migrating to places where it's still illegal, and kept away from criminals and children. Eight states and Washington, D.C. have legalized marijuana for recreational use.

    The documents indicate a departure from past rhetoric by Sessions, who has described marijuana as a gateway to more dangerous drugs like heroin, and has blamed it for spikes in violence in some U.S. cities.

    The Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, a group of prosecutors and federal law enforcement officials, wrote that the DOJ "should evaluate whether to maintain, revise, or rescind" the Obama memos, but it offers no further guidance.

    The report is not final, AP reports, and Sessions does not have to follow its recommendations.
     
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    The key to understanding medical cannabis comes with understanding ones endocannabinoid system...


    Massachusetts Medical Society Promotes Cannabis Education for Medical Professionals, Patient Advocates Hail Effort as a Huge Step Forward
    August 01, 2017 | Anna Zuccaro
    The Massachusetts Medical Society, a leader in continuing medical education (CME) providing accredited and certified activities across the globe for physicians and other health care professionals, endorsed theTheAnswerPage.comComprehensive Cannabis Curriculum, as their comprehensive curriculum on the endocannabinoid system and medical cannabis. This is among the highest validations for an endocannabinoid and medical cannabis curriculum.

    TheAnswerPage’s medical cannabis content is a key component in Cannabis Care Certification (CCC), a joint project of Americans for Safe Access, a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to medical cannabis for therapeutic use and research, and TheAnswerPage, an international resource for providing accredited continuing medical education since 1998.

    Cannabis Care Certification (CCC) is an online program designed to provide quality information about medical cannabis to individuals who are starting or considering cannabis therapy, and healthcare professionals looking to learn about the endocannabinoid system and medical cannabis.Cannabis Care Certification is the only resource of its kind that educates both patients and their healthcare providers in an effort to optimize the safety and quality of medical cannabis therapy.”

    “Presently, most healthcare providers do not have access to comprehensive quality education on the endocannabinoid system and medical cannabis,” said Stephen B. Corn, MD, a specialist with over 30 years of experience in anesthesiology, perioperative, and pain medicine. “Whether or not doctors or other healthcare professionals have any intention of recommending medical cannabis for patient care, they all need to be well educated in this clinical area because their patients will be seeking their expert advice and guidance for this medication. Further, some patients may already be utilizing medical cannabis and doctors and other healthcare providers will need to be aware of the physiological effects of cannabis as well as potential drug interactions and side effects. As such, expertise in medical cannabis will be necessary for most doctors, pharmacists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals,” Dr. Corn noted.

    View more about the Cannabis Care Certification program here:cannabiscarecertification.org

    Massachusetts Medical Societyposts:

    “This course was developed byTheAnswerPage.com, which is a medical education website founded by Stephen B. Corn, MD, with Meredith Fisher-Corn, MD, serving as Editor-in-Chief. TheAnswerPage has been offering medical educational content worldwide since 1998 providing peer-reviewed content focused on medical cannabis, pain and the opioid epidemic.”

    “The Comprehensive Cannabis Curriculum is an extensive course that is designed to introduce the clinician to the details of the endocannabinoid system and its interactions with medical cannabis. The course builds on this foundation to address cannabis administration, dosing, contraindications, metabolism and drug interactions. Studies addressing the physiologic, cognitive and mental health effects of cannabis are reviewed in detail. In addition, Modules 8 through 16 are focused on the medical use of cannabis for ten distinct disease states. These courses significantly expand the Massachusetts Medical Society’s continuing medical education courses in cannabis and its use for medicinal purposes.”

    The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) continues, “Doctors and healthcare professionals must understand the medical, legal and social issues to best respond to their patients’ questions and attend to their needs. This content area is not intended to encourage or dissuade the use of medical marijuana, but has been created to provide a balanced portrayal of the research in this area.”

    “Medical Professionals hold the key to patients having access to medical cannabis,” said Steph Sherer, executive director of Americans for Safe Access. “What healthcare providers need is unbiased accredited educational content aimed so that they can best address their patients’ questions and needs related to medical cannabis. We applaud the Massachusetts Medical Society’s efforts to get this information out to medical professionals.”
     
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