Prohibition, Politics, and Profit: The Truth About Cannabis and Why Government Wants to Control It

Prohibition, Politics, and Profit: The Truth About Cannabis and Why Government Wants to Control It

CBD School, History of Cannabis, Legal History
Cannabis, commonly known as marijuana, pot, reefer, and grass,¬†is a preparation of the cannabis plant¬†that is used as a¬†psychoactive drug or medicine. The earliest recorded uses date from the 3rd millennium BC. Despite its long history of use as a natural medicine, since the early 20th century cannabis has been subject to legal restrictions. Possession, use, and sale of cannabis preparations containing psychoactive cannabinoids (THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol) are currently illegal in many parts of the world. Despite the U.S. government‚Äôs prohibition of the plant, scientists have continued to study it, and people have continued to use it for both recreational and medicinal purposes. So far, scientific study of cannabis has identified¬†more than 113¬†unique, biologically active cannabinoids.¬†A recent meta-analysis of these compounds shows well over a dozen therapeutic properties attributable to…
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Why EVERYONE Should Care About the Government’s War on Cannabis and Kratom

Why EVERYONE Should Care About the Government’s War on Cannabis and Kratom

History of Cannabis, Legal History
All mankind...being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions. - John Locke What would you do if you suddenly didn't have legal access to an herbal remedy or medication that you'd been using for years? This particular substance might be helping you deal with chronic pain, anxiety, depression, epilepsy, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), cancer, or an autoimmune disorder. Maybe it is helping you kick addiction to a more dangerous drug. Perhaps your remedy of choice has greatly improved your quality of life. Maybe it has even saved your life. **** If - like me - you believe in the concept of self-ownership, you understand that YOU own your body. You know¬†that no¬†one is more qualified than you to decide how…
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