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Medical Marijuana And Dravet DSyndrome
by Kimberly Allen, RN Despite what many critics want you to believe, the marijuana plant is one of the oldest and “most powerful plants on the planet.” ¬†Marijuana has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years.¬† In the mid 1800’s the use of marijuana for medical purposes... Read more
The Cannabis Cure for Cancer

Allie Lysiak was like most other Southern California preteens. She enjoyed water parks, boy bands and playing with her friends. That was until September of last year when she was diagnosed with a rare form of sarcoma cancer. Allie went through a series of operations that removed three ribs and one of her vertebrae as well as a series of 37 proton radiation treatments but when her oncologist suggested additional chemo therapy, her mother Sheri choose a different option – cannabis.

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Medical Marijuana Initiatives in 2012: A Choice for Patients’ Rights

When given a choice, most people would pick a natural medicine over a pharmaceutical one if the results are mostly the same or better. It is an even better choice if the medicine can be easily grown and harvested in your own home or backyard. This November, voters in five states will be given a choice to legalize medical marijuana, giving people the freedom to use the herb to treat themselves in a more natural fashion. Ballot initiatives in Massachusetts and Arkansas establish legal use of medical marijuana and ballot initiatives in…

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