From its introduction into our nation’s Colonial cornucopia, to its sinister criminalization in more recent times, this two part series tells the shocking story of the most amazing and maligned member of the plant kingdom, Cannabis sativa.
This series features a rich archive of rare historic images and insightful observations by Ken Kesey, Dr. Thomas Clark, Gatewood Galbraith, Jack Herer, Woody Harrelson, Bill Maher and many others who follow the warp and weave of this fascinating, true story of how a simple green plant went from important cash crop to sinister outlaw, to subsidized war hero, to counterculture dropout and may yet return as an environmentally friendly economic force once again.
Includes two spellbinding full-length programs, rare photos, film and video, along with an unprecedented collection of interviews and appearances with the best-known, most credible Hemp and agriculture authorities in the world today. Includes two feature length programs: Hemplands and The Hempire Strikes Back.
See our report on Melanie Dreher’s research here
With more states opting to legalize the sale of medical marijuana, researchers are taking a closer look at the use of cannabis to treat chronic illnesses
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March 20, 2012
With more states opting to legalize the sale of medical marijuana, researchers are taking a closer look at the use of cannabis to treat chronic illnesses.
Dr. Manny Alvarez, senior managing health editor of FoxNews.com, recently sat down with the Medicine Hunter, Chris Kilham, to find out how it’s being studied. Continue reading
The US policy can NOT be defended.. on economic grounds, on security grounds, on scientific grounds or on ethical grounds.
Ethan Nadelmann, founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance appears on Democracy Now and talks about the growing number of Latin American leaders are calling for the decriminalization or legalization of drugs.
Of the many roles Pat Robertson has assumed over his five-decade-long career as an evangelical leader — including presidential candidate and provocative voice of the right wing — his newest guise may perhaps surprise his followers the most: marijuana legalization advocate. Continue reading