Cannabis is a Class B drug that is illegal to have, give away or sell. “If cannabis were discovered in an Amazon rainforests today, people would be clambering to make as much use as they could out of the potential benefits of the plant,” said Donald L. Abrams, MD, Chief of Hematology and Oncology at San Francisco General Hospital and Professor of Medicine at the University California. Dr. Abrams is widely known for his research on medical cannabis applications. “Unfortunately, it carries with it a long and not so long history of being a persecuted plant,” he added.
Seriously people, as if hemp’s potential to end our dependence on petroleum wasn’t enough reason to end the war on marijuana, 40 years of studies have shown cannabis to be an effective treatment in the fight against cancer. If I didn’t believe everything the Corporate Media tells me, I might start to think there was a conspiracy to keep us all sick and enslaved by an artificially high cost of living. [cough]