Studying the effects of cannabis as both a health-protective element and treatment for many illnesses and conditions is a stepping stone for the future of medicine. While heavily contested by some, cannabis is severely put under scrutiny by researchers and specialists in all medical fields and the conclusions are staggering.
For thousands of years, cannabis has been used the world over for healing. In fact, marijuana is still included in the 50 fundamental (i.e. most important) herbs of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Even though the fate of cannabis on the federal level is still up in the air, the good news is that more and more, the healing power of cannabis for even the most serious health conditions is becoming common knowledge.
At a Senate Drug Hearing in April 2016, you, Senator Jeff Sessions (R – AL), president-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, said “I believe the Department of Justice needs to be clearer” about marijuana legalization.
Here is a fact that may surprise you: According to a ground-breaking 14-year study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, although there are some cancers that have a higher rate of long-term survivability in response to chemotherapy, the overall 5-year survival rate for cancer patients who utilize cytotoxic chemotherapy alone is only 2.1%. According…
Did you know that over four decades ago a “war” was pronounced on cancer? Since that declaration was made, the federal government has spent roughly $105 billion taxpayer dollars on conventional cancer research.
As we wrap up Breast Cancer Awareness month, it’s worth noting that during our grandmothers’ lifetimes, real, significant progress has been made against this group of diseases: it’s no longer the death sentence it once was.
By now most of us probably know that research and anecdata (referenced in our last blog as anecdotal evidence based on personal observations and experiences) strongly suggests that cannabis has the ability to heal cancer.
There’s a common, disparaging word predictably thrown out by critics and skeptics to describe positive experience with cannabis to self-treat serious illnesses and their symptoms: “anecdata.”
You’ve probably heard of the environmental toxin fluoride, which has been systematically put into the water supply of many U.S. municipalities since the 1960’s and has led to all sorts of health complications for thousands of Americans.
Press Release: The Utah Association for Responsible Cannabis Legislation to Host Summit: ‘Medical Cannabis: The Science. The Truth.’ in Salt Lake City
Utah Representative Gage Froerer, United Patients Group, and Sacred Roots of Healing bring professionals together for an evening of information, education and awareness on the science of cannabinoid medicine, the national political climate and the potential benefits to the people of Utah