Sunday, December 13, 2015

Marijuana is dumb. Can it be smart? (video)

CC Liu, Seth Auberon (eds.), Wisdom QuarterlyMitch Jeserich (L&P, 12-11-15);

GOOD: There are actually many beneficial compounds and cures in maligned cannabis.
DUMB: Marijuana (high in THC and little else) dumbs us down, violates Five Precepts.

How can a natural plant be good or bad? Misuse makes it bad. What can possibly make it good?
Tending Nature's pharmacy is boring (AP).
Learn the real medical potential of "marijuana" with Michael Backes, specialist in cannabis science and policy issues at a So. California consultancy.

Backes previously founded the first evidence-based medical cannabis dispensary. He is the author of the book Cannabis Pharmacy: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana.

About the book: There are currently 4.2 million medical cannabis patients in the US, and there are 20 states… More
Jorge Cervantes gives a preview of his new book The Cannabis Encyclopedia, a 588-page tome with 2,000+ beautiful color images and an 8.5 x 11 inch format. Its three-column pages are easy to read and packed with up-to-date information essential for patients and gardeners.
Medical marijuana glut: Pioneer Production and Processing's Ashley Green trims flower in Arlington, Wash. With low prices and too much stock, how will Big Pharma ever profit? (AP)

National Public Radio (NPR) updates
Hey, Beavis, check this out. It's a joint holder. lol (starvingartist513/
Indiscretions in our youth put me to shame, Beav. - Indubitably, Bumstead. Shall we relax to the soothing whispers of NPR? - Let's. Perhaps there are medical advances (
(GW Pharmaceuticals)

The first studies of cannabidiol show promise for treatment-resistant epilepsy, but researchers caution that these are preliminary results and bigger, better studies are needed.

I like weed; my husband smokes it. He doesn't inhale. (Richard Burkhart/AP for TV One)
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Elaine Thompson/AP

While the state permits people to possess and grow small amounts of recreational pot, they still can't buy or sell it. MORE FROM NPR

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