The ethics of medical marijuana: government restrictions vs. medical necessity

Marijuana is listed by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) as an illegal Schedule I drug which has no currently accepted medical use. However, on March 17, 1999, 11 independent scientists appointed by the Institute of Medicine reported that medical marijuana was effective in controlling some forms of pain, alleviating nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy, treating wasting due to AIDS, and combating muscle spasms associated with multiple sclerosis. Seriously ill patients have the right to effective therapies. To deny patients access to such a therapy is to deny them dignity and respect as persons.

Cooking with Chef Sebastian Carosi – Oven Melted Heirloom Tomato Soup

Instagram: @chef _ sebastian _ carosi @theberginhuntandfishclub Twitter: @chefcarosi @thebergin Originally from Providence, Rhode Island this humble chefs beginnings started in the mafia ran red-sauce pasta houses of Little Italy, Federal Hill. Nationally recognized, award-winning Chef Sebastian Carosi has earned a Culinary Arts Degree from Western Culinary Institute in Portland, Oregon doing his stagiere (apprenticeship)…