Marijuana aids a plethora of medical conditions, including premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). Studies have shown that up to 85% of women suffer from at least one of the symptoms these disorders may bring.
In the 1800s, cannabis was a common medicine use to alleviate menstrual cramps, general pain and anxiety. It went out of fashion as marijuana use became regarded as a reckless option, though it has been phased back in as the legal and societal approval of medical marijuana use increases.
Originally Published: December 9, 2011
WHEN my mother-in-law was in the final, harrowing throes of pancreatic cancer, she had only one good day, and that was the day she smoked pot.
So I was heartened when, at the end of last month, the governors of Washington and Rhode Island petitioned the Obama administration to classify marijuana as a drug that could be prescribed and distributed for medical use. While medical marijuana is legal in 16 states, it is still outlawed under federal law.
The Farm’s Alpha Blue Takes 2nd Place At First Ever High Times Medical Cannabis Cup In Denver, CO
We are thrilled to have won 2nd place in the Sativa category at the High Times Medical Marijuana Cannabis Cup! Alpha Blue is a cross between Blue Dream and Sour Diesel. It has a sweet, diesely flavor and the effects are body calming with uplifted spirits. Great as a pain relieving functional, day time medicine. This Sativa is available only at The Farm.
By DJ Short – CANNABIS CULTURE
If you want the most fragrant, delicious pot on the planet, use organic nutrients and flush your buds.
If you want to grow some of the finest herb on the planet, then the True Fragrant varieties of cannabis, such as Blueberry, Blue Velvet and Flo, are an excellent place to start. I speak from experience, as I am the goddess-father of these fine products, which have all come to me from various sources and locations throughout the years. I have had an excellent and productive relationship with the herb since my early teens in the very early 1970′s. I have had the fortunate opportunity to not merely sample many of the great cannabis strains, but to have saved and grown their seeds. The last time I used any seed stock outside of my own was in 1982.
Here is an interesting article highlighting the benefits of medical marijuana that was posted on the cancer site Livestrong.
Marijuana (cannabis) is an illegal drug formed from the dried leaves and flowers of a plant called Cannabis sativa. The effects of this drug are produced by the active chemical found in marijuana–THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol). The use of medical marijuana is focused on applying the beneficial effects of this drug to a patient in an effort to improve the patient’s overall quality of life. The beneficial use of medical marijuana continues to be highly contested–as of 2010, only the District of Columbia and 14 states have enacted laws to protect the rights of a patient to use medical marijuana.
Regulation of Medical Marijuana
In 2000, Colorado voters approved Amendment 20 which legalized the use of marijuana for
certain medical conditions. The Department of Public Health and Environment administers the medical
Since voters approved Amendment 20 in 2000, the number of people in the state who are
legally allowed to purchase marijuana has steadily increased. Continue reading