Category: News Coverage

  • Bill C-45: Kills Innovation & Perpetuates Social Harm

    Bill C-45: Kills Innovation & Perpetuates Social Harm

    November 7th, 2017 – Don Davies is incensed by Trudeau’s plan for legalization, and rightly so. A Member of Parliament from Vancouver, Davies’ recent critique in the house of commons provides a clear-eyed articulation of just how very wrong the Liberal government has got cannabis legalization. Davies says Bill C-45 is not based on evidence…

  • An Epileptic Six Year Old’s Fight for Cannabidiol: VIDEO

    An Epileptic Six Year Old’s Fight for Cannabidiol: VIDEO

    May 5th, 2015 – Seven-year old Sophia Nazzarine is just like many other seven-year olds. She loves playing outside and singing along as she watches Disney movies. But Sophia has suffered from intractable epilepsy, a debilitating disorder that can cause her to have more than 100 seizures a day, since she was six months old.…

  • A Medical Marijuana Revolution: Weed 3 – The Documentary

    A Medical Marijuana Revolution: Weed 3 – The Documentary

    A Medical Marijuana Revolution Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s 3rd instalment in his series investigating the benefits and politics of medical marijuana. “I see a revolution that is burning white hot among young people, but also shows up among the parents and grandparents in my kids’ school. A police officer I met in Michigan is part of…

  • WEED 2 – Cannabis Madness – Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports (2014 CNN Documentary)

    WEED 2 – Cannabis Madness – Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports (2014 CNN Documentary)

    CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta investigates the politics of pot. “Weed 2: Cannabis Madness: Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports,” looks at U.S. federal laws that consider marijuana a drug with no medicinal value. Serious scientists, as well as numerous patients, say they’re wrong. It is the politics of pot – the politicians vs. the patients. “This scientific…

  • Dr. Phillip Leveque – Oregon Medical Cannabis Pioneer Still Advocating at 92

    Dr. Phillip Leveque – Oregon Medical Cannabis Pioneer Still Advocating at 92

    “I have been studying the medical use of marijuana since 1950 and I am very proud of the fact that I essentially introduced medical marijuana to the state of Oregon.” – Dr. Phillip Leveque, Doctor of Pharmacology/World War II Veteran A high school student interviews Dr. Phillip Leveque about his experience with marijuana/cannabis and legalization.…

  • Is medical marijuana the next boom industry? (Video)

    Is medical marijuana the next boom industry? (Video)

    May 30th, 2011 – Could medical marijuana be America’s next boom industry? It does seem possible, thanks to the Obama administration’s policy of not prosecuting properly licensed caregivers. But in order for it to shift into high-gear, it would need to be rescheduled by the Drug Enforcement Administration, opening the doors to big pharmaceutical companies…

  • First Medical Marijuana TV Commercial Airs In California (Video)

    First Medical Marijuana TV Commercial Airs In California (Video)

    September 2, 2010 – Headache? Try CannaCare. Earlier this week, a television commercial advertising medicinal marijuana was aired in California – the first ever broadcast in the U.S. The ad was shown over Fox affiliate KTXL in Sacramento, and has swirled up a nice little cloud of controversy from community members who worry about the…

  • Hemp House Takes Green Design To A New Level (VIDEO)

    Hemp House Takes Green Design To A New Level (VIDEO)

    Agust 31, 2010 – “We heard that we could have a really great neighborhood party if it ever caught on fire,” Karen Korp jokes with CNN in this video about her and husband Russ Martin’s new home made from hemp in Asheville, North Carolina. The building material, “hempcrete,” is a combination of hemp, lime and…