Pioneer Pot States Have Collected More Than $200 Million In Marijuana Taxes

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HuffPo The first two states to legalize recreational marijuana have collectively raked in at least $200 million in marijuana tax revenue, according to the latest tax data — and they’re putting those dollars to good use.

In Colorado, after about a year and a half of legal recreational marijuana sales, the state has collected more than $117 million in excise taxes from both the recreational and medical marijuana markets, according to the most recent data from the Colorado Department of Revenue. Continue reading

Dr Mercola interviews Dr Frankel about the medical uses of Cannabis

What Cancer.gov Forgot to Say About Cannabis

The internet is abuzz with the word that the prestigious National Cancer Institute (NCI) has announced, through its website at cancer.gov, that the active ingredients in cannabis resin may be effective in killing cancer cells. The site’s FAQ page now includes a sampling of preclinical data listing some of the evidence for the ability of cannabinoids to inhibit or even kill tumors, including:

  • “Studies in mice and rats have shown that cannabinoids may inhibit tumor growth by causing cell death, blocking cell growth, and blocking the development of blood vessels needed by tumors to grow. Laboratory and animal studies have shown that cannabinoids may be able to kill cancer cells while protecting normal cells.”
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National Cancer Institute is now “advising that cannabinoids are useful in treating cancer and its side effects by smoking, eating it in a baked product, drinking herbal teas, or even spraying it under the tongue.”

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By: Rmuse

WhiteHouse-MedicalMarijuanaResearch

Throughout history the main reasons human beings willfully kill other human beings are religion and greed. Although it is surprising that people steeped in a religion that worships a “loving god” revels in killing other humans, it is part of the “convert or kill” mindset that one the major Abrahamic religions, Christianity thrives and prospers on. It is not as surprising that human beings kill others out of greed, but for an industry that claims it exists to “save lives and heal infirmity,” it is astonishing that the pursuit of profit drives their pursuit of death and sickness. For the medical industrial complex, there is nothing as terrifying as a cure, or remedy, for a highly profitable and fatal disease like cancer.

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US National Cancer Institute Now Lists Cannabis as Potential Cancer Treatment

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From Graver:

The National Cancer Institute’s page for Cannabis and Cannabinoids now lists several preclinical trials and studies in which the compounds have shown beneficial medical applications. While these merits come as no surprise for many, the real shocker here is Marijuana still being listed as a Schedule I substance in the eyes of the DEA. Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders Announces Bill to Abolish Private Prisons, Hints at Marijuana Policy Platform

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Bernie Sanders isn’t done talking about criminal justice reform — in fact, he’s merely getting started. The presidential contender continues to rise in the polls and sensible Drug War reforms will only increase his standing with the Democratic base. Continue reading