Category Cannabis

Top Adviser to Richard Nixon Admitted that ‘War on Drugs’ was Policy Tool to Go After Anti-War Protesters and ‘Black People’

April 17: DPA Convenes Special Gathering on Racial Justice and Ending the Drug War A decades old quote from President Nixon’s administration is making front page news and being shared widely around the web. The quote from John Ehrlichman, who served as President Richard Nixon’s domestic policy chief gained new notoriety after appearing in a […]

America’s Lawyer [18]: Big Pharma’s War on Marijuana & Closing Rikers Island

Adam Ruins Marijuana Prohibition

Adam Ruins Marijuana Prohibition | Political Film Blog    https://politicalfilm.wordpress.com/2017/03/05/adam-ruins-marijuana-prohibition/

NFL Players Petition League To Consider Marijuana As Pain Relief Following Public Approval — Counter Current News

The November 2016 elections held in the United States confirmed that marijuana is gaining public acceptance in the country. Although the media attention was on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, marijuana was also on the ballot in some states. At the end of the polls, the efforts of marijuana activists were never in vain. They won… […]

DEA Finally Admits That They Lied About Marijuana Being As Dangerous As Heroin — Counter Current News

A new head of the DEA means a new DEA and Chuck Rosenberg’s recent statement that “heroin is clearly more dangerous than marijuana” signals and end to the drug war, at least for marijuana. Rosenberg took over in May of 2015 when corrupt DEA director, Michele Leonhart, was forced to resign amidst scandal that she… via […]

To Protect Weed From Monsanto Patenting, Company Begins Mapping Cannabis Genome — Counter Current News

Portland, OR – A pioneering biotechnology startup has launched an online interactive guide that maps the genetic evolution of the cannabis genome, allowing for specific strains of marijuana that are already in the public domain a form of protection from patenting by large biotech firms such as Monsanto. After two years of collecting samples, sequencing… via […]

2003: Jesus “healed using cannabis”

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2003/jan/06/science.religion Jesus was almost certainly a cannabis user and an early proponent of the medicinal properties of the drug, according to a study of scriptural texts published this month. The study suggests that Jesus and his disciples used the drug to carry out miraculous healings. The anointing oil used by Jesus and his disciples contained […]