Monthly Archives: May 2014

Congress Votes to End Medical Marijuana Raids

Read the full story at the daily beast, at politico, or almost anywhere else. This is an uplifting story, and a sign that the federal government may finally be moving toward official acceptance of medical cannabis, rather than its current … Continue reading

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A look at the Committees in 2014

One of the difficulties of having real, meaningful democratic participation in Hawaii is that the voting record doesn’t really reflect the actual level of support for an issue or bill. Easily the biggest hurdle for a bill moving through the … Continue reading

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Medical Cannabis is Increasingly Promising as Sports Medicine. So why isn’t it being adopted?

Read the original article here on alternet. Athletes are a very common group that seeks medication for pain management, which is a very common indicator for medical cannabis. Another one that might hit home with professional athletes: cannabis is a … Continue reading

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Proposed Changes in New Mexico Medical Marijuana Program Spur Criticism

Read the full story at the Santa Fe New Mexican. Edit: Some readers have gotten in touch with me about this and disagree with my stance on this issue, and they may be right. I personally don’t know very much … Continue reading

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A look at Connecticut Attitudes to Cannabis

Read the press release from Quinnipac University. There are more than a few differences between Hawaii and Connecticut. In a recent poll on attitudes toward Marijuana among many other things, Quinnipac University found that Connecticut is slightly in favor of … Continue reading

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Cannabis Can Help with Aging

Check out the full story on Alternet. We know that there are many health problems that are associated with aging. This is not a revelation for us at MCCHI, many of our patients are older, but this article explores how … Continue reading

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Paul Armentano Explains Why the French Heart Attack Study is Nonsense

I’ve already offered an article about this, but I thought I should include another one when I found this one by Paul Armentano of NORML. The truth is that this study is utter nonsense that has been misinterpreted both by … Continue reading

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