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Cancer the Forbidden Cures – Full Documentary
In the last 100 years dozens of doctors, scientists and researchers have come up with the most diverse, apparently effective solutions against cancer, but none of these was ever taken into serious consideration by official medicine. Most of them were in fact rejected out-front, even though healings were claimed in the thousands, their proposers often being labeled as charlatans, ostracized by the medical community and ultimately forced to leave the country. At the same time more than 20,000 people die of cancer every day, without official medicine being able to offer a true sense of hope to those affected by it. Why?
"The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this country is closely connected with this." Albert Einstein, "My First Impression of the USA," 1921
Ngaio Bealum joins us to discuss the effects of the West Coast medical marijuana crackdown, promoting May 20 Portland Mt. Tabor Theater show; Dave Bienenstock from HIGH TIMES with a preview of the newsstand issue and San Francisco's Medical Cannabis Cup; music by The Effinays
Live report from attorneys Lance Rogers and Michael Cindrich at the San Diego NORML protest of DEA abuse of Daniel Chong; highlights from the DFW NORML Cinco de Mota march; Rant: Debunking No on I-502 Misinformation, Again.
Appeal-Democrat, 04 Oct 2015 - REDDING (TNS) The board that governs the Central Valley Region's water policy voted 4-0 to enact new restrictions and regulations on outdoor medical marijuana grows at its meeting in Redding on Friday. The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board approved the regulations, talked about water theft and touched on […]
Appeal-Democrat, 03 Oct 2015 - In the midst of harvest season, it's not uncommon to hear the phrase "a large amount of marijuana" on police radios. While deputies work around the calendar to bust illegal grows, peak harvest season is also peak seizure season as the size and odor of marijuana plants draws the attention of complaining neighbors […]
Los Angeles Times, 03 Oct 2015 - Central Valley Agency Sets Best-Management Practices for Marijuana Cultivation. Pot growers have been put on notice by state regulators that they will have to follow the same rules as the rest of agriculture in protecting the state's droughtstricken water supply.
Los Angeles Times, 01 Oct 2015 - Re "Cleaning up after pot farmers," Editorial, Sept. 23 As representatives of craft and artisanal cannabis farmers in California, we applaud The Times' editorial, which addressed environmental damage caused by unregulated and illegal cannabis growers.
Los Angeles Times, 01 Oct 2015 - Re "Cleaning up after pot farmers," Editorial, Sept. 23 As the Assembly member representing California's "Emerald Triangle," and the author of one of the recently passed medical marijuana' bills, I appreciate your editorial drawing attention to the devastating environmental impact of large mariju […]
North Coast Journal, 01 Oct 2015 - The Pinoleville Pomo Nation, based out of Mendocino County, was raided by the sheriff's office last week and hundreds of marijuana plants were seized. The Journal reported in January that the tribe said it would build a 110,000-square-foot marijuana growing facility on its 99-acre Rancheria near Ukiah, anticipating leg […]
Sacramento News & Review, 01 Oct 2015 - I have two questions for you: (1) Have you ever been the victim of "laced" weed? (2) Is marijuana addictive? - -TJ First: I have never been the victim of "laced" weed. One time I did have a huge, heart-racing panic attack whilst driving to a gig in the boonies of Montana, so I went to the ER and […]
Los Angeles Times, 30 Sep 2015 - Medical marijuana dispensaries in Northern California are giving patients affected by a destructive wildfire up to $200 in free cannabis per patient for the next week. Through Oct. 7, two marijuana-related product companies, Care By Design and AbsoluteXtracts, are offering free products at five dispensaries in San Francisco, […]
Appeal-Democrat, 30 Sep 2015 - Three Initiatives and One Recall Yuba County voters are already being asked to sign three petitions that could lead to separate special elections. Now they'll have the chance to sign a fourth, this one to allow medical marijuana dispensaries.