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A Doctor’s Case For Medical Marijuana (Tired Hearing Hype & Half-Truths)

Traditionally, doctors have not been taught about the benefits of medical marijuana. It has been excluded from most curriculums, likely because of its status as an illegal substance. So, when patients have requested it be considered for their diseases or ailments, doctors – having limited or no information – couldn’t possibly offer it as a treatment option.Dr. David Casarett talks about his own research into the subject in his recent TED Talk. In this dialogue, he made a point [...]

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7-Year Old Girl Uses Medical Marijuana in Cancer Treatment

In July 2012, the seven-year-old Mykayla Comstock and her family were devastated with her receiving a diagnosis of an incredibly aggressive form of Leukemia, formally known as “Lymphoblastic Leukemia.”Mykaylas parents immediately got her into a regimen of chemotherapy, but they decided to turn down brain radiation to opt for something a little bit more unorthodox. Instead of radiation therapy, Erin Purchase, Mykayla’s mother, immediately knew that it would be a good idea to enroll her daughter in the Oregon [...]

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RICK SIMPSON OIL (RSO) And All The Health Benefits

Anyone with interest in medical marijuana will definitely be aware about a form of cannabis popularly known as Rick Simpson Oil, or RSO. RSO is a concentrated form of cannabis oil that has been proven to contain lots of medical benefits, mainly for cancer. It contains CBD, THC, and many other active cannabinoids. How was the Rick Simpson oil discovered? The discovery of this cannabis oil by Rick Simpson happened by chance. This was obviously before it was referred to as [...]

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