Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a clever gimmick to generate profits for corporations, including some companies that might be responsible for giving people cancer.October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a yearly event staged by Tamoxifen manufacturer Zeneca.
Hear more from FAIR’s Counterspin and see the “Think Before You Pink” campaign at Breast Cancer Action. Also see NORML boardmember Barbara Ehrenreich’s article Welcome to Cancerland.
Meanwhile, NORML reports that breast cancer patients definitely benefit from medical marijuana: Cannabinoid ‘Completely’ Prevents Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy from Breast Cancer Drug Paclitaxel.
Yet, the feds have launched a multi-pronged assault on California’s medical marijuana providers. Women, please join the protest in SF today!
Ellen Komp is Deputy Director of California NORML and a regular contributor to Cannabis Culture. She manages the website VeryImportantPotheads.com and blogs at Tokin Woman.