Category Archives: Cannabis/Hemp Awareness

“Cooking with Herb” by Cedella Marley Has Launched

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It gives me great honor to announce the launch of my cookbook: “Cooking with Herb” – filled with 75 Herb-enhanced recipes, beauty treatments, personal stories about my childhood and more! Fulljoy entertaining the Marley Natural way: http://bit.ly/2vFOwXk

COOKING WITH HERB invites readers into Cedella Marley’s family kitchen for a taste of the vibrant Jamaican culture that is essential to Cedella Marley’s lifestyle.  Each recipe features one of three Herb-infusions – CannaOil, CannaButter, or CannaVanilla Extract – to help readers cook party-friendly fare like Grilled Jerk Chicken with Tamarind Barbecue Sauce and Sticky Sweet Potato Pudding the Marley Way.  

And while hearty, comforting Jamaican classics are a central component of the book, Cedella also highlights ways to incorporate cannabis into your natural beauty and wellness regime, with scrubs and soaks (Pumpkin Face Scrub; Aloe-Hemp Exfoliator).

More than just a collection of recipes, COOKING WITH HERB is filled with practical information, beautiful photography, and Cedella’s personal stories about growing up with her famous father.

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CBD Can Improve Schizophrenia Symptoms, Study Finds

By Brandon Turbeville, Natural Blaze

As the DEA continues to label marijuana and even the non-psychoactive cannabidiol oil (CBD) as being the same as heroin in terms of its health effects, addictive qualities and side effects, the real world also continues to exist outside of the walls of Washington, D.C. and mindless drug war proponents.

As jackboots continue to march on so does science and public opinion. Nearly everyday a new marijuana-related potential cure appears on the scene. Whether its cancer or multiple sclerosis, the humble plant is offering to cure and relieve a plethora of diseases if the police state and bureaucrats would just get the hell out of the way. Continue reading CBD Can Improve Schizophrenia Symptoms, Study Finds

New Zealand Just Made It Legal For Doctors To Prescribe CBD Oil

By Amanda Froelich, True Activist

Today, Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne announced that doctors will no longer need the government’s approval to prescribe CBD oil to patients – the non-psychoactive component of the marijuana plant. Continue reading New Zealand Just Made It Legal For Doctors To Prescribe CBD Oil

Cannabis Cuisine: 5 Marijuana-Based Recipes for a Healthier Life

By John Levy, Wake Up World

Creative Cannabis Cuisine

Medical marijuana is both a preventative and treatment for many human afflictions, but smoking is not a healthy or effective way to ingest its medicinal properties. Cannabis edibles are much healthier for you — which is just one reason why cannabis cuisine is taking the world — and the internet — by storm!

Today millions of people are making cannabis edibles at home, and there are thousands of freely available recipes online. And so, we give you these five easy-to-make recipes: Cannabis Salad, Marijuana Granola Bars, Cannabis Banana Bread, Space Cakes, and Chocolate Cannabis Fudge. Continue reading Cannabis Cuisine: 5 Marijuana-Based Recipes for a Healthier Life

France to Effectively Decriminalize Cannabis by Ending Prison Terms

By Anna Hunt, Waking Times

The French government is about to make some drastic changes to the enforcement of cannabis use laws. A government spokesperson revealed that by the end of 2017, France will end all prison terms for cannabis users. Continue reading France to Effectively Decriminalize Cannabis by Ending Prison Terms

States With Medical Marijuana Laws Have Lower Rates of Opioid-Related Deaths, Study Finds

By Carolanne Wright, Wake Up World

A recent study has stumbled upon a surprising finding: in states with legalized medical marijuana programs, opioid painkiller deaths have taken a sharp downward turn.

Data analysis revealed that hospitals failed to see the predicted uptick of pot smokers cross through their doors, but instead found a substantial drop in opioid users. While fears that the legalization of medical marijuana would lead to an increase of cannabis-related hospitalizations were proven to be unfounded, researchers discovered opioid overdoses decreased by 13 percent. Considering deaths from opioid use have skyrocketed over the last decade, the results of the study are significant. Continue reading States With Medical Marijuana Laws Have Lower Rates of Opioid-Related Deaths, Study Finds

Texas House of Representatives Considering Decriminalizing Marijuana

By Eden Marie, Truth Theory

 

Supporters of recreational cannabis may soon be able to legally light up in Texas. That’s because the state’s House of Representatives is scheduled to consider HB 81, legislation that would decriminalize marijuana.

The Ron Paul Institute reports that on Monday, the legislation flew past the committee with GOP support. As a result, Texas is now one of many states considering decriminalizing a plant which has killed 0 people and is known to benefit conditions such as cancer, seizures and depression. Continue reading Texas House of Representatives Considering Decriminalizing Marijuana

7 Fascinating Facts About The Endocannabinoid System You Probably Didn’t Know

By Mary Biles, Collective Evolution

Did you know you have an endocannabinoid system? A year ago, I didn’t either. That’s because unless you’re a research scientist or work in the field of medical cannabis, it’s unlikely you’ll ever have heard of it. And yet, the endocannabinoid system has been hailed as “the most important physiologic system involved in establishing and maintaining human health.” Continue reading 7 Fascinating Facts About The Endocannabinoid System You Probably Didn’t Know

New Study Says Cannabis May Help People Quit Smoking Crack

By Carey Wedler, Anti-Media

(ANTIMEDIA) Cannabis may help decrease crack cocaine use, according to a new study conducted in Canada and released last month in the journal Addictive Behaviors.

The analysis “investigated the intentional use of cannabis to reduce crack use among people who use illicit drugs,” studying 122 individuals between 2012 and 2015. Researchers at St. Paul Hospital in Vancouver and at the University of Montreal documented 620 instances of participants intentionally choosing to use cannabis to curb their use of crack cocaine. Continue reading New Study Says Cannabis May Help People Quit Smoking Crack