Amid the harsh sentences meted out to those who abuse cannabis, scientists at the National Research Foundation (NRF) are working to access the medicinal potential of the chemical compounds found in cannabis – cannabinoids – without negative side effects.
“The only thing that’s really helped me with all these symptoms is cannabis [marijuana],” Pereyda said. “The pain, anger, mood swings, appetite, my sleep, all have been addressed by this one plant. I got my life back.”
“At the very least, people who are using marijuana to treat chronic illness and make their lives possible shouldn’t live under the constant threat of being arrested,” he said recently.
Eric and Michelle Crawford have been traveling to Frankfort for several years trying to gain support from state legislators for the legalization of medical cannabis
Neil Paine a former soldier who served in Northern Ireland during the Troubles advocates the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes
Weed to deal with morning sickness. Thoughts?
Health Minister Andrew Green confirmed last year that following advice from the Jersey Misuse of Drugs Advisory Council he was looking into legalising certain medicinal cannabis products and added that he could lodge proposals to legalise certain medicines before the end of 2017.
even though dope consumption is now legal in the state, non-citizens could still land themselves in hot water for indulging. It could have serious consequences should you ever wish to live there full-time.
Germany’s medical marijuana users are people tired of popping powerful pills to ease pain. Facing a cannabis import crisis, the country is now starting to grow its own.
For the thousands of Vermonters who choose to use recreationally, what will the equivalent of a “drink responsibly” campaign for cannabis look like? “Toke thoughtfully”? “Warning: Objects may appear more edible than they are”?