Pharmaceutical companies are “killing us with chemicals and poisons, radiation, chemotherapy, and all of their wonderful CT scans and PET scans. These are all harmful,” the medicinal cannabis activist tells Mnar Muhawesh on “Behind the Headline.”
By Mnar Muhawesh @mnarmuh | September 10, 2015
Medicinal cannabis activist and founder of Phoenix Tears, Rick Simpson.
MintPress editor in chief, Mnar Muhawesh, explains: Ronald Reagan’s “War on Drugs” demonized marijuana use in the 1980s. But that legacy is dying and medicinal cannabis is now at the center of a national dialogue about health, healing and drug law reform.
Twenty-three states have approved cannabis for medicinal use, yet some restrictive state laws make it difficult for patients with autoimmune diseases to access the most powerful form of cannabis medicine: CBD-rich pure cannabis oil.
Despite the legalization movement’s progress, the federal government continues to classify cannabis as a Schedule I drug — the same category as heroin and bath salts.
Yet research shows that cannabinoids can help treat the effects of a number of illnesses, ranging from epileptic seizures to Crohn’s disease to nausea brought on by chemotherapy.
Editor’s note: Phoenix Tears no longer gives away Cannabis oil, however, the site continues to provide instructions on use.
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