Medical marijuana may be an effective substitute for prescription drugs or alcohol, just as methadone is used to treat heroin addicts, says addiction researcher and former Victoria city councillor Philippe Lucas. “The fastest rate of addiction right now is to pharmaceutical opiates, and it’s also the fastest rising rate of morbidity and mortality. In other.. read more →

As states across the nation reform their drug laws and policies regarding marijuana, anti-drug organizations are learning to adapt to the change of times. D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), one of the most recognizable anti-drug education organizations in the country, has announced a new program called “keepin’ it REAL” which includes a severe reduction in.. read more →

On Tuesday Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Michael Gordon upheld Proposition 203 on the grounds that the state’s medical pot law does not undermine the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA) The ruling took place more than two years after medical marijuana was legalized in Arizona and patients who’ve exercised great patience waiting for their medicine.. read more →

Brad Pitt has thrown his weight behind a documentary that blasts America’s 40-year war on drugs as a failure, calling policies that imprison huge numbers of drug users a “charade” in urgent need of a rethink. read more →

05 Dec 2012
December 5, 2012

Getting the Flax Straight About CBD

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A research team based in Poland may have discovered that CBD is a major component of the flax plant. The Cannabis plant also makes CBD (Cannabidiol), a miraculous plant compound that demonstrates the potential to treat a wide range of diseases with virtually no side effects. read more →

Only One-Third Would Approve of President Obama Interfering in Implementation of Colorado and Washington Ballot Measures Marijuana will officially become legal for adults in Washington on Thursday when new law goes into effect According to a national poll conducted by Public Policy Polling (PPP) from November 30 to December 2, a record high 58 percent.. read more →

The metabolite “Benzoylecgonine” which is produced after the ingestion of cocaine is different from marijuana with regard that Benzoylecgonine is water soluble. Therefore, cocaine is passed out of the body more quickly than marijuana. Cocaine is primarily metabolized by the body’s liver and then excreted through our kidneys and then out of our system through.. read more →