CANNABIS CULTURE – North America wide, we are in a opioid crisis. In every city and many small towns, people die everyday from overdoses of patented pharmaceutical drugs. In response, a growing movement of critical thinkers use cannabis to free themselves from addiction. While big pharmaceutical talking heads scoff at this anecdotal evidence, more andRead More
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CANNABIS CULTURE – On many drug addiction programs, “abstinence” is the keyword. The reasoning? Perhaps something akin to “Using cannabis keeps you in a drug-using environment, and potentially makes you susceptible to using other drugs (gateway theory). Also, cannabis is a drug, and you cannot use drugs to get off other drugs.”
A year before his murder, the Apotex founder had agreed to work with CannTrust to produce a slow-release medical marijuana pill that would treat chronic pain, depression, PTSD and more.
A prominent Democratic U.S. senator is slamming pharmaceutical companies for opposing marijuana legalization.
CANNABIS CULTURE- There are medicines that we can supply ourselves – mostly herbal medicines – which also happen to be, on average, safer, cheaper and more effective than the synthetics. The advantage of synthetics seem to be mostly producer advantages – they can be patented and monopolized. Creating a herb monopoly can be challenging, asRead More
CANNABIS CULTURE- Let’s get one thing out of the way: under no circumstances did medical schools in New York give any type of training on cannabis in the early-to-mid 80s (1982 to 1986, to be precise). Cannabis was never really mentioned or even bought up as an option or alternative to other pharmaceutical medications. Cannabis wasRead More
A Cape Breton pharmacist has been suspended, fined and fired for making marijuana cookies for a patient and putting them in a pharmacy bag to be picked up at a drug store.
John Stewart used to run the pharmaceutical company behind the narcotic painkiller OxyContin.
“We all need to pay attention.”
Recently, two researchers took a look at states with legal medical marijuana and found something that could really mess with Big Pharma.