The War on Marijuana – Who is the Real Enemy?

Some are in a near panic over the idea of marijuana coming into the market with no federal oversight, publishing stories that seem designed to scare the public over the "dangers" of unregulated marijuana. Let's compare marijuana, which is by far the most consumed illegal drug in America, used by an estimated 9% of the population (approximately 23 million people), with drugs and food that are legal and regulated by the federal government.

The Medical Miracle You’ll Get Arrested for Using

by Dr. Mercola
Marijuana was a popular botanical medicine in the 19th and 20th centuries, common in U.S. pharmacies of the time.

Yet, in 1970, the herb was declared a Schedule 1 controlled substance and labeled as a drug with a “high potential for abuse” and “no accepted medical use.”

Three years later the Drug […]

As Feds Crack Down on Medical Marijuana, Groundbreaking Lawsuit Fights Back

By Russ Belville
AlterNet
NORML Attorneys Matt Kumin, David Michael, and Alan Silber, have filed suit (read here) in the four federal districts in California to challenge the Obama Administration’s recent crackdown on medical marijuana operations in the Golden State. Aided by expert testimony from NORML Deputy Director Paul Armentano and research […]

Obama Sends Feds to Shut Down Medical Marijuana Industry in California

Health Impact News
The Obama administration made it clear this week that they are intent on shutting down the legalized medical marijuana industry in California. First, the IRS ruled that Harborside Health Center in Oakland owed $2.5 million in back taxes from 2007 and 2008. This is $2 million more they paid in taxes during those years, […]

Ron Paul Explains Introduction of Marijuana Bill

by Lois Rain

health freedom alliance

On Thursday, Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) and others introduced the first ever bill in Congress to end federal marijuana prohibition. It is not a bill to legalize per se, but to end the federal ban on marijuana and let the states decide whether to legalize or not.
“The legislation […]

Medical Marijuana Saves Child from Terminal Cancer

Dad Gives Toddler Battling Brain Cancer Medical Marijuana
by Melissa Luck | KXLY4 Executive Producer

To call what the Hyde family has been through a “parent’s worst nightmare” sounds like a horrible cliche. But, it’s hard to imagine what else you could call it. Their two-year old son Cash was diagnosed last year with a stage 4 […]