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The US government anti-marijuana shills, the police, the sheriff's deputies, the district attorneys, the judges, the anti-marijuana psychologists, the anti-marijuana psychiatrists, and about half of the voting public, who have seen the movie "Reefer Madness." They seem to believe that marijuana is dangerous with barely a shred of evidence...
Senator Lou Correa's DUII bill undermines the will of California voters who have clearly, overwhelmingly voted in favor of legalizing pot for sick people. Marijuana stays in the system for a month, but even if a patient hasn't used it in a week, they will still test positive. Correa wants them in our state's overcrowded jails.
Two combat veterans told state senators on Wednesday how marijuana has helped them cope with post-traumatic stress disorder and at times helped calmed one soldier's violent urges. State Senator Betsy Close testified that she is against expanding the medical marijuana program.
Insomnia, or inability to sleep well or long, affects almost all of us at least some of the time. Pain is probably the most common cause, but anxiety, nervousness, depression, or fear or any combination must be included. About 70% of my marijuana patients had pain to some degree. Most of them smoked or inhaled before going to bed to ensure sleep.
First we must agree on what we're talking about. Nausea and vomiting are caused by maybe a thousand or more diseases and/or conditions. The most prominent cause is nausea and vomiting from pregnancy. About 90 percent of women are victims of this, experiencing minor to severe problems.
Osteoarthritis, along with rheumatoid arthritis are almost the constant companions of nearly everybody over 70 years and many by the time they are 50. This totals about 50 million in the U.S. and about one percent of the population in the whole world.
The VA medical system would like you to think that PTSD is depression, it isn't! It is a combination of extreme fear and extreme anguish. Vietnam Vets learned marijuana was good and effective for "battle terrors," and therefore, why not PTSD? According to them, it was better than a whole list of very dangerous, zombifying and lethal drugs.
It is estimated that there are about 16 million cases of COPD etc., and 100,000 deaths in the US per year. Before somebody has a cow about the above title, I can assure all that I found this trio in the Merc Manual and it is OK to combine them and they are treated and they are all treated similarly.
I thought I was hallucinating when I read the latest Oregonian story March 17, 2013, boldly advertising marijuana as medicine under the risqué title: 'Rocky Mountain High'. Of course they were writing about marijuana in Colorado, but as the saying goes, "Say anything but spell the name right".
I hope the title gets most readers' attention. Marijuana works best for migraines, glaucoma, obstetrics and reasonably well for trigemprogeminal neuralgia.
The subject of asthma has been a huge controversy almost since it was first defined by Hippocrates about 450 b.c. It was recognized as a disease in ancient Egyptian medical texts. In the U.S., the first medical article published, was in 1872.
I posted my first article on this subject Marijuana Vs. Migraines: Modern Medical Miracle June 30 2008 in Salem-News.com.
Fibromyalgia is not only a very mysterious disease, but the therapy is even far more confusing. Nobody seems to know exactly what causes it and if one does not know what is the mechanism, how can one treat it? Severe generalized pain is the principle symptom but strong painkillers are not the answer and many physicians have been severely punished by medical boards for giving patients good pain relief.
Smiling Leaves Clinic is an OMMP clinic serving the Salem and surrounding areas since November 2012. SLC holds monthly clinic dates for those needing an Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) card or needing their card renewed.
“Oh, my God! My baby! My baby! My baby!,” howled Daisy Bram, 30, as her children were removed by Butte County child welfare officials in a September 29, 2011 raid on the rural Concow, CA home Daisy Bram shared with her partner, medical marijuana cultivator Jayme Walsh. In California, consumption, possession, and cultivation of marijuana are legal with the medical documentation that Bram and Walsh possess...
Dr. David Allen is a cardiovascular surgeon who had spent his entire career saving lives.
In my last article your read about a young family that was trying to maneuver the justice system against false charges of child abuse and marijuana for sale.
The Oregonian has been extremely critical about marijuana as medicine since it was legalized in 1999. It always has super snide remarks about POT, POTHEADS, POT DOCTORS, etc.