War on Drugs: The True Menace to Society

While marijuana laws are certainly becoming more progressive in the United States, draconian laws remain in place in many states. There were over 650,000 cannabis-related arrests last year alone, and 90% of these were for possession only. Despite the fact that all races seem to use at roughly the same rates, a disproportionate number of

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As the Bible says, there is nothing new under the sun. This is certainly true in regards to hemp. As far back as 8000 BC, hemp was cultivated for textiles in Mesopotamia and beyond. Chinese literature refers to hemp cultivation in the third millennium BC. By 3000 years ago, Hemp was used for a multitude

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Cannabis for ADHD?

            Like most matters pertaining to the neurological disorder that is ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, this topic is tricky and multifaceted. It might surprise you to know that this disorder, affecting roughly five percent of the global adult population, includes seven subgroups, and the symptoms differ for each affected individual. There are two

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Cannabis History

Cannabis and hemp, a close cousin to cannabis, have a long history, with hemp being used for textiles and food in such far-flung places as China, Mesopotamia, and Egypt. The flowers of the plant were used in everything from medicine to religious ceremonies, such as that of Zoroastrianism, a Persian religion predating Islam. Ganjha was

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