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South Africa - Information South Africa >> Background: Map of South Africa officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. It is divided into nine provinces and has 2,798 kilometres (1,739 mi) of coastline. To the north of the country lie the neighbouring territories of Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe; to the east are Mozambique and Swaziland; while Lesotho is an enclave surrounded by South African territory. South Africa is multi-ethnic and has diverse cultures and languages. Eleven official languages are recognised in the constitution. Two of these languages are of European origin: South African English and Afrikaans, a language which originated mainly from Dutch that is spoken by the majority of white and Coloured South Africans. Though English is commonly used in public and commercial life, it is only the fifth most-spoken home language. All ethnic and language groups have political representation in the country's constitutional democracy comprising a parliamentary republic; unlike most parliamentary republics, the positions of head of state and head of government are merged in a parliament-dependent President.

About 79.5% of the South African population is of black African ancestry, divided among a variety of ethnic groups speaking different Bantu languages, nine of which have official status. South Africa also contains the largest communities of European, Asian, and racially mixed ancestry in Africa. Today South Africa enjoys a relatively stable mixed economy that draws on its fertile agricultural lands, abundant mineral resources, tourist attractions, and highly evolved intellectual capital. Greater political equality and economic stability, however, do not necessarily mean social tranquility. South African society at the start of the 21st century continued to face steep challenges: high crime rates, ethnic tensions, great disparities in housing and educational opportunities, and the AIDS pandemic. It is ranked as an upper-middle income economy by the World Bank, one of only four countries in Africa in this category (the others being Botswana, Gabon and Mauritius). It has the largest economy in Africa, and the 28th-largest in the world. About a quarter of the population is unemployed and lives on less than US $1.25 a day.

Source(s) = (1) World Map > Africa > South Africa | Visit - http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/africa/za.htm; (2) South Africa | From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia; Visit - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Africa; (3) MapsOfWorld.com | Countries of World > Africa > South Africa. Visit - http://www.mapsofworld.com/south-africa/.

South Africa - Resource, Org; local Cannabis in Africa | ... mass market for cannabis products in the region is undoubtedly South Africa. ... more likely to use brown sugar, medical drugs, glue or solvents ...

AFRICA | Africa is confirming its role as a production area, a transit territory and a consumer market. South Africa is probably the world's leading producer of marijuana, but most of it is consumed on the domestic market, which also absorbs the output of neighboring countries, notably Lesotho, where cannabis is the main cash crop. At the other end of the continent, Algeria's market for cannabis products is supplied not only in hashish from Morocco but also, recently, in West African marijuana. In some countries, such as Congo, war is to blame for the boom in illicit crops, which have slowly become the prize of rural conflicts. More peacefully, in Kenya, khat represents major political and economic stakes. African and international organized crime are also involved in transit-trafficking of hashish, heroin and Mandrax from South-east Asia, and of South American cocaine. In addition, they distribute these substances on booming African markets. ...

THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY IN LESOTHO | Lesotho is a small, mostly rural, mountainous Southern African country of about 2 million inhabitants, which is completely landlocked in South African territory. Although it is politically an independent state, Lesotho's geographic location makes it very dependent on its powerful neighbor, which absorbs most of its exports. Additionally, given Lesotho's lack of industry, poor soil and general state of underdevelopment (it is one of the world's poorest countries, with a GNP per capita of US $770 in 1995), South African mines are the largest employer of Basotho workforce. ... Visit: http://www.ukcia.org/research/Geopolitics/CannabisInAfrica.html

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South Africa - status South Africa | Prof. Frances Ames completed her research in 1958. Further medical research is currently being performed by the University of the Western Cape by Dr John Thomas.The full text of the study can be seen by ... Clicking > here < for more.

South Africa - Resource, Org; local Fact sheet - cannabis and mandrax use in South Africa | by: Alcohol & Drug Abuse Research Group, Medical Research Council, Supported by UNDCP Global Assessment Programme (GAP) on Drug Abuse - What are cannabis and mandrax? Cannabis (cannabis sativa) is a herbaceous plant containing more than 60 cannabinoid compounds, of which the main psychoactive constituent is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The THC content of cannabis varies according to the part of the plant used, with THC levels ranging between 0.5% to 5% for marijuana (dried flowering tops and leaves), 5% to 20% for hashish (compressed cannabis resin), and 15% to 20% for hashish oil (extracted from the flowering tops and resin). Mandrax tablets typically consist of a mixture of Methaqualone (the active ingredient) and antihistamine. Methaqualone is a synthetic sedative-hypnotic which acts as a central nervous system (CNS) depressant. ... Visit: http://www.sahealthinfo.org/admodule/cannabis.htm

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South Africa - status Legal and medical status of cannabis From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | South Africa (Africa) Illegal | Details to follow, see notes on The Underground, below. ... source - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legality_of_cannabis_by_country

South Africa - Contacts South Africa | Medical Marijuana | Cannabis | Hemp Legalization | iMarijuana.com > Laws > Laws by Country > South Africa - Marijuana Laws >> Cannabis, known as dagga locally, cannot be used or possessed in the country. Rastafari groups who consider cannabis as “herb” and their holy sacrament regularly receive media attention in their pleas to the South African government to make it legalize. ... News Laws Medical Marijuana Research Drug Tests Science Growing Cooking Rolling Videos Forums ...  Visit - http://www.imarijuana.com/laws/laws-by-country/south-africa

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Marijuana is in Schedule IV of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, making it subject to special restrictions. Article 2 provides for the following, in reference to Schedule IV drugs:

    A Party shall, if in its opinion the prevailing conditions in its country render it the most appropriate means of protecting the public health and welfare, prohibit the production, manufacture, export and import of, trade in, possession or use of any such drug except for amounts which may be necessary for medical and scientific research only, including clinical trials therewith to be conducted under or subject to the direct supervision and control of the Party.

This provision, while apparently providing for the limitation of marijuana to research purposes only, also seems to allow some latitude for nations to make their own judgments. The official Commentary on the Single Convention indicates that Parties are expected to make that judgment in good faith. Visit - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legal_and_medical_status_of_cannabis - for more.

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South Africa - Resources, Meetings and Meet-Ups NORML ZA | The South African Chapter of NORML > NORML Radio; Blog; Media. ZA NORML News; Connect ••• ... The Medical Marijuana Movie In this information packed ... and leading researchers about medicinal cannabis and more >>   Visit - http://www.norml.org.za/.

South Africa - Resources, local Legalize Weed In South Africa is on Facebook. | To connect with Legalize Weed In South Africa, sign up for Facebook today. Free The Plant From The Chains In Which Its Bound. Earth Needs Cannabis, If It Wasn't Supposed To Be Here, It Wouldn't Be. >>   Visit - https://www.facebook.com/LegalizeWeedInSouthAfrica.

South Africa - Resources, local Legalize Marijuana South Africa | This is a page that is established with the hope of educating the people of South Africa about the medicinal qualities of The Cannabis Plant.We hope to reach the minds of our ignorant political leaders. We believe that marijuana is a plant that has alot of potential with regards to its medicinal qualities.We also believe that legalizing marijuana will lower the amount of cancer patients that are dying everymonth in our country. >>   Visit - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Legalize-Marijuana-South-Africa/449677551780221.

Africa - Resources, local Medical Marijuana South Africa | Facebook >> Iqela Lentsango: The Dagga Party of South Africa. Political Party. Cannabis Search. Community. Medical Marijuana 411. Health/ Wellness >>   Visit - http://www.facebook.com/pages/Medical-Marijuana-South-Africa/215499161817162.

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South Africa - Legal The Dagga Couple : Legal Battle For Re-Legalization of Cannabis in SA | ... first ever legal challenge for the re-legalization of Cannabis in South Africa. ... court, more lawyers etc (for Cannabis ... Will Marijuana Be Legalised in South Africa? Sticky ... It’s the middle of a cold winter night. You’re tightly tucked into bed, dreaming or lost in space and time. Not a worry in the world. BAM! Dogs barking, flashlights, cops, big guns, sniffer dogs…. shouting, lots of shouting. You can’t tell left from right and there’s a big cop with a big gun demanding to know where your stash is, “Where are the drugs!”

This is a reality we all face. We are criminals. Not because it makes sense, but because the law says so. Not a substantiated logical law, just one that’s there. A reality that affects us all, whatever your reason for sparking up, the law sees you as a bad guy. A reality Jules and Myrtle have recently had to face. ... Jules and Myrtle have made a valiant stand and are taking the criminalization of dagga to the constitutional court, head on; the first ever legal challenge for the re-legalization of Cannabis in South Africa. ...

THE REASONS WE WANT THIS MATTER TO BE HEARD IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT: The South African legal system is sufficiently corrupt that we had the option to pay a large sum of money for our case to “disappear”. After our experience at the hands of the police we are not prepared to just pay our way out of this. Corrupt behaviour will ensure that the police will be breaking down our gate sometime in the future.  Visit - http://www.belowthelion.co.za/the-dagga-couple-challenging-south-africas-dagga-laws-in-the-constitutional-court/


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South Africa - Resource, Org; local African Cannabis Agriculture, Politics, Poverty And Disease, A Review of Current African Situations; Can Legalization of Hemp and/or Hashish Help Solve Some Of These Problems? | This project is an attempt to make an overview of some of the serious Cannabis situations in Africa. With the overwhelming numbers and dimensions of death and dying in Africa, the AIDS, Malaria and other diseases, the political problems, civil wars, smuggling, slave running, environmental disasters, and international interventions, a new approach is needed. Can Legalization of Hemp and/or Hashish help solve some of these? It has been in widespread cultivation in most regions, cultures, countries and ecosystems over many centuries. It has always been chaotic, but perhaps never quite as much as today. From the famous Hashish Growers of Morrocco in the Northwest, to Sudanese Slave Agriculture, to High Country Deforestation in Kenya, to Smuggling of Diamonds, Guns, Marijuana and Poached Products Trade in Zambia, to various hemp schemes in South Africa, there are serious challenges and great opportunities. ... Visit: http://www.utopiasprings.com/vcanagra.htm

South Africa - Legal ZAF: Illegal Cannabis Could Become Legal 'Swazi Gold' | Marijuana.com | Illegal Cannabis Could Become Legal 'Swazi Gold' Fundamental ... holes in the boarder fence into South Africa. You ... Marijuana Lawyer ; Autoflowering Seeds; Buy Quality Cheap ... >Forums>News>The Drug War Headline News> Illegal Cannabis Could Become Legal 'Swazi Gold' Fundamental shift in Swaziland's attitude towards the cannabis plant, or hemp, the country's most lucrative cash crop, could be on the horizon. AND | 10/30/2006 The government is set to allow small-scale production of hemp to see if it has the potential to become an economically viable crop. "In hemp we have an alternative to cotton, which has let us down badly over the last few years. It has been because of marijuana that we have found it difficult to talk about hemp, but that is changing, and we are beginning to shape public opinion to its benefits," said Lufto Dlamini, the Swazi Minister for Enterprise and Employment. "The government is considering a proposal to grow hemp, and a decision will be reached by the end of this month. But I expect it will be given the go-ahead to grow for research purposes, and if that proves successful then we will see," he told IRIN.  Visit - http://www.marijuana.com/threads/zaf-illegal-cannabis-could-become-legal-swazi-gold.172595/

South Africa - Contacts WeBeHigh.org -- marijuana prices, and where to buy weed in | South Africa > Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Pretoria ...  Visit - http://webehigh.org/ - for more.

    South Africa - Status & Contacts: Cape Town Cape Town, South Africa | Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 4.3 --- Legislation: possession, as in Johannesburg, is illegal. If you are caught you will likely get your weed confiscated, but as long as it is only a small amount a fine will be the harshest of penalties. The general hysteria at the moment is tik (crystal meth). This largely overshadows weed. Law Enforcement: Police tend to target the producers and dealers with big busts rather than the man smoking on the street. There is also the ADT (main security/ armed response) they drive around in Cars, on bikes and on foot. Be wary of the drivers and their vicous egos, but the riders and walkers will likely sell you weed. Where to Buy Marijuana in Cape Town: Mainly Nigerians and Rastas. These Nigerians are often refugees without work permits and thus have to deal. They will generally identify themselves with rasta colors. A good way to find out if someone will sell is to say something like: “Chise Iree” or “Do you have ganja” or rub your fist in on palm as if mulling weed in it. This is well recognized.  Learn more >>>

    South Africa - Status & Contacts: Durban Durban, South Africa | Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 4.5 --- Legislation: Posession is illegal, so bare in mind that if you are unlucky enough to get caught, you may be fined $20. Law Enforcement: The police don’t really care to much for users in durbs, just the sellers that get owned. Our local reporter added: “have been smoking for eight years and never busted. So unless you have really bad luck you could light up at a mall lot.” Where to Buy Marijuana in Durban: under any bridge, garage or street corner with a black guy standing on it.. for hydro you gonna need to go to some trouble since it’s pretty hard to get. Durban Marijuana prices: from about 5$ for swazi red but there is a lot of jut going around for about 2 rand a slope which is a couple of american cents.. Hydro is probabley about 30$ – 50$ a banky, and even though it’s Durban there is hardly any Durban poison unless you go to the Indian areas like sydnem where it is ripe with DP.  Learn more >>>

    South Africa - Status & Contacts: Johannesburg Johannesburg, South Africa | Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 4.5 --- Legislation: Posession is illegal, so bare in mind that if you are unlucky enough to get caught, you may be fined $20. another reporter added: “From what I understand Marijuana has been decriminalized in RSA. If you are caught with 1-5g it’ll be a R200 fine, 6-10g R400 and so on and so forth until 35g at which point you are considered a dealer and will be sent to jail. ” Law Enforcement: The police don’t tend to arrest any kind of drug users, although it is not legal to smoke. and also: “The cops don’t care!! I’ve smoked for 4 years out on the roads or in parks most the time and I’ve never been busted! ” Where to Buy Marijuana in Johannesburg: A good source of pure Swazi and Skunk (occasionally) is in a li’l reggae/rastafarian shop in Brixton (near Mayfair, central JHB). It’s a minature version of the African Herb shop in CT city. Go in, buy what you want, and leave – R50 for a jiffy bag (bigger than a normal bankie), and the same price for skunk for a bag slightly smaller than a regular bankie – Open until 7pm most days – Try to avoid buying from the car guards – they are runners for the main dude, but will sometimes try to charge you more.  Learn more >>>

    South Africa - Status & Contacts: Pretoria Pretoria, South Africa | Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 4.3 --- Legislation: Possession, as in Jhb, is illegal. If you are caught you will likely get your weed confiscated, but as long as it is only a small amount a fine will be the harshest of penalties. Possession is illegal, although seeing as SA is partly a third world country, getting caught should not be a problem as long as you are cautious. Be prepared to pay a $20-$30 fine if you are unfortunate enough to get caught. Law Enforcement: In Pretoria the police tend to focus more on alcohol and violence related crimes, although you would do better avoiding uniformed individuals altogether. Where to Buy Marijuana in Pretoria: You can pretty much try most black guys loitering around street corners, or even street vendors, low profile parking lot security guards or domestic workers. These will mostly sell you mediocre weed, so if you want some decent skunk you will have to look further. Check out any bars or lounges in the CBD area, just keep it subtle. A great place to visit would be Tings ‘n Times in Hatfield (most young Pretorians should be able to direct you to it). They have great food, openly advocate cannabis use and usually play good, mellow music. Your best bet would be asking a group of students or possibly one of the waiters, they will surely know where to get really good grass.  Learn more >>>

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South Africa - Legal When faced with a legal question, many people don't know where to start. Educating yourself about legal issues and evaluating and choosing the most appropriate legal assistance can be a daunting task. It's not easy to find the facts you need to make an informed decision, and the stakes - both personal and financial – can be very high. Law24.com can help. This FREE service from LexisNexis is designed specifically for individuals and small businesses  Visit - http://www.law24.com/

South Africa - Legal Lawyers.com Community > Discuss Your Legal Issue > Forums > Civil Rights Law Forum > Civil Rights > medical marijuana Help | "I first was thinking that this is a malpractice problem oe something...but I am not sure. I see, my husband came back from desert storm in very bad shape. The doctors just kept giving him more and more pain meds and calling it good, but he almost died. I contacted an herbalist and looked for help in a less traditional way. The healer I had visit my husband, although my husband was reluctant, this seem to ease the tension and he began using marijuana made into a butter that he could eat. OMG this was the miricle we hoped for ... " ... medical marijuana ... South Africa ...  Visit - http://community.lawyers.com/forums/t/26402.aspx

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South Africa - Resource, Org; local Marijuana: Medical Implications - 1 Dec 1999 | JOHN R. HUBBARD, M.D., PH.D., SHARONE E. FRANCO, M.D., and EMMANUEL S. ONAIVI, PH.D. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee A patient information handout on marijuana use, written by the authors of this article, is provided on page 2593. Over 50 percent of people will use marijuana sometime in their life. While intoxication lasts two to three hours, the active ingredient in marijuana, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, can accumulate in fatty tissues, including the brain and testes. Adverse effects from marijuana use include decreased coordination, epithelial damage to the lungs, increased risk of infection, cardiovascular effects and cognitive deficits. Unexplained behavior changes, altered social relationships and poor performance at school or work can signify a drug problem. Treatment requires a combination of education, social support, drug monitoring and attention to comorbid medical and psychiatric conditions. (Am Fam Physician 1999;60:2583-93.)

Mechanisms of Action The proposed mechanisms of action of cannabinoids are shown in Table 1.1,4,7,10-14 Marijuana stimulates the dopamine pathway from the ventral tegmental area to the nucleus accumbens, which is believed to be a reward system of the brain.

TABLE 1 Proposed Mechanisms of Action of Cannabinoids: Binding to cannabinoid receptors (affects adenylate cyclase), Increased fluidity of cell membranes, Change in dopamine in brain reward regions, Modulation of g-amino butyric acid system, Alteration of neurotransmitters, Alteration of prostaglandins, Inhibition of calcium uptake by synaptosomes.

Two endogenous cannabinoid receptors, CB1 (found primarily, but not exclusively, in the brain) and CB2 (found only in peripheral tissues), have been identified.10-12,15 Cannabinoid receptors are most prevalent in the hippocampus, cerebral cortex, basal ganglia and cerebellum, which may account for the primary actions of cannabinoids. Very few cannabinoid receptors are located in the brain stem, which may explain why marijuana used in high dosages does not suppress respiration and why it has a high therapeutic index. ... Cannabis has been valued for thousands of years throughout the ..... her medical degree from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, ... ... Visit: http://www.aafp.org/afp/991201ap/2583.html

South Africa - Info Cannabis Sativa vs. Cannabis Indica and ... - Patient's Marijuana | What Medical Marijuana strain is best for your condition, Sativa or Indica? >> There are three distinctly different kinds of marijuana-cannabis. Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis Indica, and Cannabis Ruderalis. Cannabis Ruderalis is a type that grows wild in parts of Eastern Europe and Russia. It’s occasionally used in hybrids (an intentional crossing of two different types of cannabis) to help the resulting plants be better able to cope with the cold weather. We grow in-doors using hydroponics and therefore Ruderalis strain is not required. Leaving us with 2 main cannabis strains and that is Sativa and Indica.

Sativa | Sativas and Indicas are very different, like night and day. They are tall, thin plants, with much narrower leaves and grow a lighter green in color. They grow very quickly and can reach heights of 20 feet in a single season. They originally come from Colombia, Mexico, Thailand and Southeast Asia. Once flowering has begun, they can take anywhere from 10 to 16 weeks to fully mature. Flavors range from earthy to sweet and fruity. The high of a Sativa is cerebral, up and energetic. Sativa’s offer more of a “head buzz”.

Indica | Indicas originally come from the hash producing countries of the world like Afghanistan, Morocco, and Tibet. They are short dense plants, with broad leaves and often grow a darker green. After flowering starts they will be mature in 6 to 8 weeks. The buds will be thick and dense, with flavors and aromas ranging from pungent skunk to sweet and fruity. The smoke from an Indica is generally a body type high, relaxing and laid back. ... Some varieties that produce propyl cannabinoids in significant amounts, over five percent of total cannabinoids, have been found in plants from South Africa, Nigeria, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and Nepal with THCV as high as 53.69% of total cannabinoids. ...  Visit - http://patientsmarijuana.org/Sativa_or_Indica.html

International - Resources Treating Yourself | Medical Cannabis reference links. ... Mission: TreatingYourself.com was created in May 2002 to provide medical marijuana users with information to assist them in their responsible use of medical marijuana. At their site they have info and links like -

    International - Resources International Association for Cannabis as Medicine (IACM) | The International Association for Cannabis as Medicine (IACM) was founded in March 2000. It is a scientific society advocating the improvement of the legal situation for the use of the hemp plant (Cannabis sativa L.) and its pharmacologically most important active compounds, the cannabinoids, for therapeutic applications through promotion of research and dissemination of information. ...   ...   Visit - http://www.acmed.org/.

    International - Resources Marijuana and Medicine: Assessing the Science Base | INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE (IOM) Report, 1999. The medical use of marijuana is surrounded by a cloud of social, political, and religious controversy, which obscures the facts that should be considered in the debate.   ...   Visit - http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=6376.

    International - Resources Marijuana: The Forbidden Medicine - by Dr. Grinspoon | Since marijuana is largely a folk medicine, not generally recognized by the medical establishment, the people who know most about it are those who use it on their own. The purpose of our website is to gain access to that body of knowledge so that we can share it with potential patients and physicians.   ...   Visit - http://rxmarijuana.com/exchange.htm.

    International - Resources Drug War Facts on medical marijuana | "A valuable resource for anyone concerned with drug policy." — Ira Rosen, Senior Producer, ABC News. "A compendium of facts that fly in the face of accepted wisdom." — David F. Duncan, Clinical Associate Professor, Brown University Medical School.   ...   Visit - http://drugwarfacts.org/cms/?q=node/54.

    International - Resources Health Canada - Information for the Patient - Marihuana (Cannabis) | This leaflet [link] is published by Health Canada for patients who have been authorized by Health Canada to possess dried marihuana.   ...   Visit - http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/marihuana/how-comment/applicant-demandeur/info_patient-eng.php.

Click here > TreatingYourself.com < to read more Medical Cannabis reference links. For additional links of interest click there to visit Mr. Nice's links page.

International - Resources, Information ASA: Medical Info » Educational Booklets on Medical Cannabis » Multiple Sclerosis and Medical Cannabis | A Note from Americans for Safe Access: We are committed to ensuring safe, legal availability of marijuana for medical uses. This brochure is intended to help doctors, patients and policymakers better understand how marijuana—or "cannabis" as it is more properly called—may be used as a treatment for people with serious medical conditions.   This booklet contains information about using cannabis as medicine. ... and legal access to medical cannabis (medical marijuana) for therapeutic uses ... International, and elsewhere have shown great promise for new medical applications. ...   ...   Visit - http://www.safeaccessnow.org/article.php?id=4558.


South Africa - Resource, Org; local Medical Marijuana for Pain and Depression, by www.disabled-world.com | Medical Marijuana. Marijuana is one of the most beneficial and therapeutically active substances known to man. Medical Cannabis refers to the use of the drug cannabis as a physician-recommended herbal therapy, most notably as an antiemetic. Cannabis has been used for medicinal purposes for approximately 4,000 years. Writings from ancient India confirm that its psychoactive properties were recognized, and doctors used it for a variety of illnesses and ailments. These included a whole host of gastrointestinal disorders, insomnia, headaches and as a pain reliever frequently used in childbirth.

In the 1970s, a synthetic version of THC, the primary active ingredient in cannabis, was synthesized to make the drug Marinol. Due to the prohibition of marijuana however; it's use as a medicine is restricted. However, recent Canadian government legislation have made it more available to patients. Patients are now able to apply for personal possession and even a limited cultivation license. ...

Further Information Regarding Medical Marijuana; Marijuana rivals mainstream drugs for HIV/AIDS symptoms. Those in the United States living with HIV/AIDS are more likely to use marijuana than those in Kenya, South Africa or Puerto Rica to alleviate their symptoms, according to a new study published in Clinical Nursing Research, published by SAGE. ... Visit: http://www.disabled-world.com/medical/pharmaceutical/marijuana/

For more information on cannabis (marijuana) as medicine, see the Basics, below.

  LEGISLATION, Action Items and related Resources  

South Africa - Status Will Marijuana Be Legalised in South Africa? | The current legal status of marijuana in South Africa, as we all know, is illegal. But it’s pretty apparent that the market just keeps on growing, in fact, thriving. This is a trend not only in South Africa, but all over the world. The simple fact is that prohibition doesn’t really work, at all. But I’m not going to go into that now, that isn’t what this article is about. Before we get on to the great possibility of weed being legal in SA, we first need to have a little chat about California… Nothing is certain yet, except for one thing. If California legalizes pot, they certainly won’t be the last state to do so. And if a first world country like America is generating billions of extra Dollars annually, the rest of the world will have to catch on, including South Africa. Wouldn’t that be the greenest day of our lives? So now for the debate… Would you want it legal, decriminalized or keep things the way they are? What are your guy’s thoughts on the prohibition of cannabis in South Africa?  Source - http://www.belowthelion.co.za/weed-legalized-in-south-africa-a-very-possible-possibility/

South Africa - Status www.420magazine.com > Forum > 420 NEWS > Cannabis Facts & Information >> Swazi marijuana "hope for South Africa's homeless" | Nov 23, 2007 ... Misanet / IRIN, 3 February - Marijuana grown in Swaziland could help house South Africa's homeless, according to an organisation working with residents in informal settlements. Hemp from Swaziland's massive production could be used as construction materials, they propose. In ancient times handfuls of cannabis, also known as hemp, were added to clay to strengthen bricks for building; more recently the practice has received a fresh impetus, but the hemp is now compressed into bricks and used for construction. "With five years' experience in dealing with government and housing, and the bureaucracy in between, I can say I am expertly aware of the controversial nature of this project. However, there are homes built from this technology in England, Spain, France, Turkey, Australia, California and South Africa," Andre du Plessis, a project coordinator with the organisation, InternAfrica, told the UN media 'IRIN . ... 420 Member Medical Marijuana's Avatar ... In ancient times handfuls …  Visit - http://www.420magazine.com/forums/cannabis-facts-information/70831-swazi-marijuana-hope-south-africas-homeless.html

South Africa - Resource, Org; local Panel 1: Courts, Constitutions and Judicial Decisions. Part II Moderator: Dan Abrahamson ."Panel 1: Courts, Constitutions and Judicial Decisions. Part II." Presented At: Regulating Cannabis: Options for Control in the 21st Century. London, England. September 5th 1998.

Dan Abrahamson - And that case is on appeal, is that correct?

Patricia Erickson - Oh yes, both of them, yes. The federal drug prosecutors are appealing that case, and in our system it would go up from the provincial level. And ultimately if they go to the Supreme Court, then they don't change the law but they send the message back to Parliament that they had better rethink the law.

Dan Abrahamson - Thank you. Moving south of the border from Canada to the United States, we've got two attorneys who are going to speak about different aspects of cannabis reform in the States, Graham Boyd and Attorney Robert Raich. Graham Boyd is also going to discuss very briefly legal issues in South Africa, as Mr. Boyd was practicing law there for the past three months and has come away with some insights about the courts and cannabis reform in that country.

Graham Boyd - I'm the director of a project at the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU, that focuses on drug policy litigation issues, and in South Africa [I] work as a co-operating attorney with the Legal Resources Centre in Cape Town. I just want to note one thing though before I get into the substance of what I'm saying: If we're talking about distribution of cannabis it seems to me important that we do think about countries like South Africa at the same time that we think about the countries that the rest of us come from, because a lot of the cannabis that is consumed in the countries we're talking about comes from somewhere else. So, the distribution system isn't just about the coffee shops, or whatever the system is within our own domestic borders, but it's also about thinking on a more global scale about where the cannabis is grown and how it gets from one place to another, and dealing with those issues. I don't have any answers on that, but I just wanted to sort of note that as an issue which we should all probably be thinking about. ... isn't a lot in South Africa in terms of cannabis reform other than one decision ... To fill that gap, medical cannabis providers have sprung up in local ... Visit: http://www.drugpolicy.org/library/cannabispanel090598b.cfm

Organizations and other Resources Others? Will be listed here.  As we get the info. Know about one yourself? Got an Idea? Post it on the Bulletin Board, below.

  other National and International ORGz Section 

South Africa - Resources, Meetings and Meet-Ups Meetings and Meet-Ups > Medical Cannabis Meetup Groups - Medical Cannabis Meetups around the world | Find a Medical Cannabis Meetup Group near you ... grouped by City and Country ... find the ones with the most people interested in Medical Cannabis Meetups in South Africa ... international, national, provincial, municipal levels   ...   Visit - http://www.meetup.com/cities/za/.

South Africa - Resources, Organizations, Links and other DrugSense / MAPinc > Drug Policy Organizations, Links and other Resources | Find a Resource near you -or- Enter yours!   ...   Visit - http://mapinc.org/dpr.htm.


South Africa - Legal Resources DrugScience.org | Marijuana Research Links: Medical Use ... summaries; scientific and legal arguments for medical marijuana; search engine for research reports on ... Organizations. Medical Cannabis and Scientific ... Library: Research Links Research Guide ... Use the links below to research any aspect of marijuana, medical cannabis, drug policy and the public policy process including: Medical Cannabis and Scientific Research; Gettman on the Web; Dependence, Addiction, and Abuse Potential; Criminal Justice and Public Health Data; U.S. Drug Policy; Legal and Legislative Aspects of Drug Policy; International Drug Policy; Non-Profit Organizations   ...   Visit - http://www.drugscience.org/lib/links.html.

Russia - Legal Resources The International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) | The ICRS is a non-political and non-religious organization dedicated to scientific research in all fields of the cannabinoids, ranging from biochemical, chemical and physiological studies of the endogenous cannabinoid system to studies of the abuse potential of recreational cannabis.   ...   Visit - http://cannabinoidsociety.org/.

The 19th Annual Symposium of the International Cannabinoid Research Society Sun, 03/08/2009 | The ICRS is a non-political and non-religious organization dedicated to scientific research in all fields of the cannabinoids, ranging from biochemical, chemical and physiological studies of the endogenous cannabinoid system to studies of the abuse potential of recreational cannabis. In addition to acting as a source for impartial information on cannabis and the cannabinoids, the main role of the ICRS is to provide an open forum for researchers to meet and discuss their results.

The mission of the ICRS is to: foster cannabinoid research, to promote exchange of information and ideas about cannabis and the cannabinoids through the organization of scientific meetings; to encourage financial support from funding agencies and industries; to facilitate liasons between funding agencies, industry and the academic community, and to serve as a source of reliable information on the chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology and the behavioral, psychological and social effects of cannabis and the cannabinoids (ICRS By-Laws, adopted June 1992).   ...   Visit - http://www.medicalmarijuanadoctors.org/international-cannabinoid-research-society%20.

Russia - Resources ASA's Federal Quarterly Newsletter » Medical Cannabis Policy Update: Spring 2009 | Medical Cannabis Developments: Legislative, Legal, State Programs, International and Research ... for California Provider of Medical Cannabis. >> INTERNATIONAL >> CANADA: Restrictions of Medical Cannabis Program Unconstitutional Russia: Autonomous Regions Can Allow Doctors to Prescribe Cannabis   ...   Visit - http://www.safeaccessnow.org/article.php?id=5730.

Russia - Resources A International World Wide Listings Of Marijuana & Cannabis Clinics & Dispensary's | California Medical Marijuana Buyers Club ... A Indepth Roster & Reviews California Medical Marijuana Dispensaries ... National & International Marijuana Dispensary's Clinic Listings. Any Medical Clinics & Or Dispensaries Or Delivery Services Who Would Like To Get Listed Here On This Page Of Our Website.   ...   Visit - http://www.onlinepot.org/medical/medicalclinics.htm.

Resources, Organizations - NORML Medical Use by State NORML Home / Medical Use by State. All States and Canada Mexico Europe Other ... See Map: www.norml.org/index.cfm?Group_ID=3376 for more.

Resources, Organizations - Patients Out of Time, a patient advocacy organization Patients Out of Time is a patient advocacy organization with a universal constituency. They support the rights of patients to have a legal and safe access to the therapeutic use of cannabis. The mission of their organization, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, is the education of health care professionals and the public about the therapeutic use of cannabis. Their leadership is composed of medical and nursing professionals with expertise in the clinical applications of cannabis and five of the seven patients (two wish to remain anonymous) who receive their medical cannabis from the US government. Patients Out of Time is the only national non-profit in the United States that focuses only on therapeutic cannabis issues. Visit - www.medicalcannabis.com

Resources, Organizations - Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) Marijuana Policy Project (MPP). Join the Marijuana Policy Project! State officials confirm Supreme Court decision does not impact state medical marijuana laws. Medical Marijuana Briefing Paper - 2005. Until 1937, marijuana (Cannabis sativa L.) was legal in the United States ... Hawaii enacted a medical marijuana law via its state legislature in 2000 and ... Visit: www.mpp.org/medicine.html

Resources, Organizations - DrugSense: Drug Law Reform DrugSense: Drug Law Reform ... of Justice Statistics, State Court Organization, 1998 (Washington, DC ... Cannabis in Medical Practice: A Legal, Historical and Pharmacological... Visit: www.drugsense.org

Organizations and other Resources Others? Will be listed here.  As we get the info. Know about one yourself? Post it on the Bulletin Board, below.

  FORUMs Section 

South Africa - Legal Forums > Main > Introductions > Gtown, South Africa >> Discussion in 'Introductions' started by imported_cloudwalker, Apr 12, 2005. "my name's nick. i study at South Africa's premier University, Rhodes University, in a little town in the middle of nowhere called Grahamstown." ... Cannabis Cup Winners Best-selling cannabis cup winners ... Marijuana Attorney; Autoflowering Seeds; Cheapest Online Headshop ...  Visit - http://www.marijuana.com/threads/gtown-south-africa.193379/

South Africa - Resource, Org; local South africa rocks - Cannabis Forums Message Board | i love bieng a south african, weed is dirt cheap and everybody is smiling. ... SA is great.. the mother city is the most beautiful place in the world ... Visit: http://boards.cannabis.com/africa/103243-south-africa-rocks.html

South Africa - Status Medical Marijuana on the Horizon? « BIO-SIL SOUTH AFRICA Blog | Politics v. Science: Understanding Cannabis Therapeutics Before it is Censored - Posted: April 4, 2011 | Author: BIO-SIL | Filed under: Health | A milestone quietly occurred last month, and one the U.S. federal government would prefer to ignore. Yet, it could mean a step in the right direction for hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people who use a centuries-old botanical medicine: cannabis, otherwise know as marijuana. According to the Washington Independent, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) changed its website on March 17th and for the first time listed cannabis as a Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM). At that time, the NCI website read: “The potential benefits of medicinal Cannabis for people living with cancer include antiemetic effects, appetite stimulation, pain relief, and improved sleep. In the practice of integrative oncology, the health care provider may recommend medicinal Cannabis not only for symptom management but also for its possible direct antitumor effect.”

... The problem is that HHS has consistently maintained that cannabis is a dangerous drug with no medical value. Specifically, HHS has publicly stated that cannabis “has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States.” The contradictions don’t stop there. The same production facility at the University of Mississippi that selectively disburses research cannabis also mails out literally pounds of the dried plant each year to the remaining four patients who qualified for the federal Investigational New Drug program.

... The hypocrisy will soon be too much for even the federal government to bear. The science on cannabis will eventually prevail over politics. It’s just not acceptable to hold millions of sick Americans hostage to such a political double standard. It’s time for the Obama Administration to recognize the science, act with integrity, and reschedule cannabis. ……………….. and what about us in SA one wonders !?????  Visit - http://biosil.wordpress.com/2011/04/04/medical-marijuana-on-the-horizon/

Africa - Resources, Meetings and Meet-Ups Home › Blogs › SerendipUpdate's blog › Medical Marijuana >> Submitted by SerendipUpdate on Thu, 01/17/2008 - Biology 103 1994-2005 - 2001 Third Web Report, On Serendip | It has been used around the world for other purposes. In some primitive tribes of South America, Africa, and India, "cannabis" is used in religious ceremonies and for medical purposes. African mine workers have used it to ease the drudgery of their work and many Jamaicans use it at the end of the day to relieve fatigue. It has been used as an intoxicant in various parts of the world for centuries and in the United States, for the most part the 20th century. Marijuana was first described in print in a Chinese book of medicine, "Herbal," in the 2nd century B.C., and was used in China as an anesthetic 5,000 years ago. The ancient Assyrians, Persians, Greeks, Romans, and East Indians used the drug to control muscle spasms, reduce pain, and to treat indigestion. It was commonly used in folk medicines in Africa and Asia.   Visit - http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/exchange/node/1901.


Also, here are some other International Forums -

Russia - Resources International Cannagraphic Magazine Forums > Talk About It! > Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation > NJ Medical Marijuana | N.J. Senate approves medical marijuana bill - Monday, December 15, 2008 | TRENTON BUREAU: A Senate committee today cleared a measure that would allow medical use of marijuana in New Jersey. The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee voted to approve the long-stalled bill by a 6 to 1 margin; two senators abstained. The bill calls for creating “alternative treatment centers” where people with chronic and terminal diseases would be allowed access to marijuana. Supporters say marijuana is a viable treatment option to alleviate pain in many cases.

“It is the definition of basic human decency that we do whatever we can to ease the pain and suffering of people living with severe chronic and terminal diseases,” said bill sponsor Sen. Nicholas Scutari, D-Union. “When all other avenues of currently-approved pain relief have been exhausted, we need to give doctors the freedom to prescribe medical marijuana to give their patients a measure of comfort and dignity in the face of their debilitating diseases. This bill is about the most humane, compassionate option for those state residents who have nowhere else to turn in managing their illnesses.”

If ultimately approved by the full Legislature and signed by Governor Corzine, New Jersey would be the 14th state to allow medical use of marijuana.   ...   Visit - https://www.icmag.com/ic/showthread.php?t=106356.

Russia - Resources Cannabis.com | Medical Marijuana, Cannabis Club directory, Collective, Dispenary Reviews, ... "The International Narcotics Control Board is deeply concerned ... Cannabis Forums Message Boards - Medical Marijuana, Cannabis Club, Dispensary, News Cannabis Club / Clubs / Co-Op / Dispensary Directory   ...   Visit - http://cannabis.com/club/.

Russia - Resources International | Medical Cannabis: Voices from the Frontlines. Our international counterparts may be surging ahead in their paths to provide safe access for patients who benefit from medical cannabis, but here in the US ... Archive for the ‘International’ Category In Case there was any Doubt… Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 Posted by elizabeth |   A new study entitled Marijuana Effectiveness as an HIV Self-Care Strategy, which was released this past weekend in Clinical Nursing Research, indicates that persons living with HIV/AIDS rate cannabis as more effective in treating the symptoms of anxiety, depression, fatigue, diarrhea, and neuropathy than other prescription and over the counter medications.

The study, which was conducted over a two year period and included 775 patients from the USA, Africa, and Puerto Rico, assessed the use of cannabis as a symptom management approach for anxiety, depression, fatigue, diarrhea, nausea, and peripheral neuropathy.  27% of survey participants reported using cannabis for medicinal purposes.

Researchers wrote that cannabis use “was rated slightly more effective than antidepressants for anxiety and depression, Imodium for diarrhea, [over the counter] (OTC) medications for fatigue, and anti-epileptics and OTC medications for neuropathy” while cannabis was rated “slightly less effective for nausea than either prescribed or OTC medications.”   Authors concluded that cannabis “is perceived by users as at least as effective as prescribed medications in symptom management.”   ...   Visit - http://safeaccessnow.org/blog/?cat=22.

Resources - Forums, Ganja Grocer Ganja Grocer | We are your Medical Marijuana Resource Center. Learn How to Become a Legal Medical Marijuana Patient. If you live in a state with Medical Marijuana Laws, Come visit our forums today! Visit - www.ganjagrocer.com < for more.

Resources  - Forums, Chat Rooms, Message Boards CANNABIS.COM - is based in california and focused on providing the best possible resources for future and current medical marijuana patients, activists, and supporters. MessageBoard Forum. Cannabis FAQs. Image & Picture Gallery. Medical Marijuana. Vaporizer FAQ. Advertising Information ... Visit: www.cannabis.com

Resources  - Forums, Cannabis Community Coalition Cannabis Community Coalition. Forum for Medical Marijuana & Medicinal Cannabis Patients. ... visit: cannabiscom.blogspot.com < for more.

Resources - Forums, Compassionate Coalition The Compassionate Coalition's mission: To defend the rights of medical marijuana patients and care providers through education and community participation. A nonprofit grassroots organization that helps build and support local chapters nation-wide, linking them with other medical marijuana reform organizations and resources. Contact Information - Mailing Address: The Compassionate Coalition * 1500 Oliver Road, Ste-K * P.M.B. #248 * Fairfield, CA 94533-3473 * (NOTE: When sending mail to this address, please be sure to write "The Compassionate Coalition" in the address line. Thanks!) * Fax: (916)266-7455 * or Visit: www.compassionatecoalition.org/forum

Resources - Amsterdam THC Ministry
First Universal Church of Kantheism The Amsterdam THC Ministry, First Universal Church of Kantheism, is based on ancient wisdom, modern science and the enlightening and healing properties of the cannabis sacrament. Their mission includes liberating the sacred cannabis hemp plant and the minds and spirits of those who do and of those who do not revere it. May we all enjoy the rich, abundant, joyful and awakened life that is part of our natural inheritance. Visit: www.thc-ministry.net/forum

Resources - Ya-Hooka; Health and Medicinal Buyers Clubs Organizations and Compassion Clubs Ya-Hooka; Health_and_Medicinal/Buyers_Clubs Organizations and Compassion Clubs providing access to medical marijuana  ... Co-op ~ The Alternative Relief Co-op is a patient-oriented medical cannabis dispensary located in San Francisco ... It Report Broken Link. Arizona Medical Marijuana Co-Op ~ Click here for more.

Resources - Cannabis Classifieds Want Ads Welcome to the Cannabis Classifieds Want Ads. To buy cannabis for medical purposes is legal in some areas. Here you will find hundreds of medical doctors, professional growers, and prescription patients in need who want to buy cannabis legally but can't find each other. Visit: www.cannabisclassifieds.com/cannabiswant.html

  EVENTs, Calendars and related Resources  

Africa - Resources, Meetings and Meet-Ups Weed.co.za -- Cannabis South Africa | NORML South Africa Public | Cannabis Africa; Marijuana 101: By Professor Lee; Cannabis: SA's hidden history ... This Sunday morning a crew of NORML ZA Cannabis For Cancer Patients activists will ... - 2012 Global Marijuana March Planning; - 2nd African Cannabis Convention   Visit - http://www.weed.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=277:norml-south-africa-public-meeting&catid=47:south-africa-news&Itemid=116.

Africa - Resources, Meetings and Meet-Ups Africa | Global Marijuana March - 7 cities from 3 nations in Africa have signed up one or more years since 1999. See: Angola. Cape Verde. South Africa. - Luanda, Angola; Mindelo, Cape Verde - a republic (group of islands) off the west coast of Africa; South Africa - Cape Town, Durban, George, Johannesburg, Pretoria ...   Visit - http://cannabis.wikia.com/wiki/Portal:Global_Marijuana_March.

    South Africa - Event; Action - Global Marijuana Marches, Cape Town Global Marijuana March > Cape Town: South Africa | 2012 Global Marijuana March. 2012 GMM. 2012 GMM. 2005 Global Marijuana March. 2005 GMM. 2004 Million Marijuana March. * contact - Chris J, gmm at norml.org.za -and- wired at weed.co.za -or- fax: 0866551933 -or- cel: +27847362270 * South Africa - Cannabis-related links: - houseit.blogspot.com - safercapetown.blogspot.com - InternAfrica.org * Cape Cannafest 2012, plus City info; Google Maps, Google images, Wikipedia, Wikitravel, WeBeHigh.com: Cape Town * visit - http://cannabis.wikia.com/wiki/Cape_Town,_South_Africa

    South Africa - Event; Action - Global Marijuana Marches, Durban Global Marijuana March > Durban: South Africa | * contact - J Thang, -or- Chris J, gmm at norml.org.za -and- wired at weed.co.za -or- fax: 0866551933 -or- cel: +27847362270 - lll * South Africa - Cannabis-related links. Social media, Facebook: KZN MARY JANE. Durban (strain). * City info; Google Maps, Google images, Wikipedia, Wikitravel, WeBeHigh.com: Durban. * visit - http://cannabis.wikia.com/wiki/Durban,_South_Africa

    South Africa - Event; Action - Global Marijuana Marches, George Global Marijuana March > George: South Africa | Gwaing Outdoor Music Festival on the 1st of May in George, South Africa 2011 GMM. South Africa. Cannabis-related links * contact - Damien Clayton, Green Smoke Room - -or- www.greensmokeroom.co.za * City info; Google Maps, Google images, Wikipedia, Wikitravel: George. * visit - http://cannabis.wikia.com/wiki/George,_South_Africa

    South Africa - Event; Action - Global Marijuana Marches, Johannesburg Global Marijuana March > Johannesburg: South Africa | 2011 Global Marijuana March. * contact - Chris J, gmm at norml.org.za -and- wired at weed.co.za -or- fax: 0866551933 -or- cel: +27847362270 -or- Clive Hendrickse, Guerrilla Events, guerevents at yahoo.com -or- +27824076135 * South Africa. Cannabis-related links Facebook: - Weed.co.za. Global Marihuana March, OFFICIAL Green Smoke Room, City info; Google Maps, Google images, Wikipedia, Wikitravel, WeBeHigh.com: Johannesburg. * visit - http://cannabis.wikia.com/wiki/Johannesburg,_South_Africa

    South Africa - Event; Action - Global Marijuana Marches, Pretoria Global Marijuana March > Pretoria: South Africa | * contact - Chris J, gmm at norml.org.za -and- wired at weed.co.za -or- fax: 0866551933 -or- cel: +27847362270 * South Africa. Cannabis-related links City info; Google Maps, Google images, Wikipedia, Wikitravel, WeBeHigh.com: Pretoria. * visit - http://cannabis.wikia.com/wiki/Pretoria,_South_Africa

Africa - Resources, Meetings and Meet-Ups Weed.co.za -- Cannabis South Africa | African Cannabis Convention | A two day Cannabis Convention has been organised by the former Registrar of the Swaziland Examinations Council, Dr Ben Dlamini. The event will take place at the Mavuso Tading Centre in Manzini, Swaziland on the 26th November. Public speakers will be speaking on the benefits of cannabis, cannabis law aswell as the benefits to african farmers.   Visit - http://www.weed.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=244:african-cannabis-convention&catid=47:south-africa-news&Itemid=116.


Events - Marches Marches | Demonstrations, Rallies and similar Action Items any situation where activists are trying to educate or draw attention to - yet another - victim and people are congregating ... like the Million Marijuana Marches ... will be listed here as we find out about them.

Events - HempFests HempFests | Street Fairs, Festivals and Farmers Markets - Music, Food and Stuff for Sale or Barter - any opportunity for activists to booth, people to gather and businesses to vend ... like any local versions of the Seattle Hempfest ... will be listed here as we find out about them.

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Africa - Resources, Business Hemp info for South Africa Hemp information. The Nutritional value of the Seed and Oil and the other multitude of uses for the industrial Hemp plant ... The Hemp plant is not only one of the oldest cultivated plants, it is also one of the most versatile, valuable and controversial plants known to man. The industrial Hemp plant has a long history, which has proven its innate worth and its stalks and seeds can serve as raw material for an exciting array of many diverse products. The plant’s Latin name "Sativa" means "useful Hemp" and it definitely measures up to its name! The potential contribution of the Hemp Seed to human nutrition is gaining world wide recognition. Like no other plant resource, the Hemp seed has both a high content of easily digestible, complete protein and a rich endowment of oil providing the most favourable ratio of Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) required for proper human nutrition. In addition, the Hemp Seed provides a significant contribution of Gamma-Linolenic acid which has potential therapeutic efficacy.   Visit - http://www.hempsa.co.za/index.htm - for more.

Hemptons is a manufacturer and distributor of Hemp based products. | We are a “Hemp only” company based in Johannesburg, South Africa, operational since 2004. Our product ranges include Hemp based Body Care Products, -Nutritional Oils & Capsules, Food Grade & Cosmetic Grade Oils and Hemp Foods. We sell our Nutritional Oils, Body Care Range and Foods to Retail outlets through distributors. Our products are available countrywide through most Health Shops, Pharmacies and other selected Retail Outlets.   Visit - http://www.hemptons.co.za/.

Africa - Resources, Business Hemp seed oil | Although hemp seed oil is not really a herb, we have included it in the index, as it is very often used in herbal skin care, and is also used in some of our products. Although Cannabis sativa is mistakenly linked to hashish (dagga/marijuana) and its negative connotation, hemp seed oil, as it is used in cosmetic products, does not cause hallucinations and is not banned by any government. The main economic importance of hemp is the fiber, and hemp is often used for rope making, but in history, the seed, either as a paste or as a liniment, was used in folk medicine as a remedy for tumors and cancerous ulcers. Hemp seed oil contains 57% linoleic (LA) and 19% linolenic (LNA) acids and antioxidants in the form of vitamin E and carotene. Phytosterols, phospholipids, as well as a number of minerals, including calcium, magnesium, sulfur, potassium and phosphorus are also found in the oil. * for more info, make contact - Suite 11, 1st floor, Rynlal building, The Hillside, Lynnwood, Pretoria, Gauteng province, South Africa. Or,   Visit - http://www.ageless.co.za/herb-hemp-seed.htm.

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South Africa - Resource, Org; local South Africa >> Cannabis Seeds >> Outdoor | Best cannabis seeds for South Africa. Suitable marijuana seeds strains for outdoor growing in South Africa. Pick one of cannabis seeds varieties listed below for well growing, weather resistant cannabis plants and huge yields in South Africa. If you live near the Equator the south Indian varieties from Tamil and Madya Pradish would do very well. These plants are very vigorous and flower abundantly in India's hot, dry summers. ... Cannabis seeds that grow and yield well in South Africa. ... Medical marijuana seeds Cannabis genetics origins High Times Cannabis Cup. Cannabis Seeds Winners ... Visit: http://www.amsterdamcannabisseeds.com/outdoor-cannabis-seeds-recommendation-map/south-africa.html

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South Africa - Status Wales Cannabis Seeds | Marijuana Seeds from South Africa >> Possession and use of marijuana is illegal in South Africa, but legalization is heavily advocated, by more than one group. Some of these groups believe that marijuana should be legalized as they use it regularly in spiritual sacraments. They often advocated and receive press attention to legalize the use and possession of cannabis. On the other side of this debate to keep the current cannabis laws in place or dagga as it is known in South Africa, is the Central Drug Authority. One of the reasons that this authority gives for not legalizing marijuana is that, while there is some proof that being used as a therapeutic remedy it is able to relieve the symptoms of some medical conditions in the United States and Canada, but they cite that it is also linked with crime and substance abuse. ... There are South African medical and…  Visit - http://www.maryjanesgarden.com/marijuana-south-africa.php



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Russia - Resource, Org; local Cannabis Books Co UK (BIZ) * Online Cannabis Books on Growing Medical ... Supplier UK EveryOneDoesIt.Com Online Books on Medical Cannabis Growing Books Recipes Magazines ... From the early beginnings of our first shop, customers have always praised our selection, prices, and flair for the imaginative. Ten years ago, our first retail shop opened up, specialising in smoking paraphernalia, piercing jewellery and giftware. The shop still stands in St. Albans although we've moved through four different locations since then, including an outlet in London's busy Leicester Square. Visit: http://www.everyonedoesit.co.uk/


Russia - Resources, Information Oaksterdam University | Oaksterdam is recognized around the world as a symbol of the over-the-counter cannabis culture that emerged here and has gained acceptance in communities throughout the state. Quality training for the 420 industry. Classes enrolling now.   ...   Visit - http://www.oaksterdam.com/.


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South Africa - Resources, local Green Party will not stop campaign for the legalization of Marijuana | The Green Party says it will not stop its campaign for the legalization of Marijuana. Green Party Leader Peter Sinkamba has maintained that Marijuana is the best way to go if the country is to generate more income. “As the green party we have a task to sell the green agenda by not joining any politics on the constitution making process but ensure that marijuana is legalized. The constitution making process is not worthy following because of the past experiences with the failed commissions to come up with a people driven constitution, Mr. Sinkamba said”. He says the green party is determined to sell the agenda of legalizing marijuana so that the country can earn a minimum of US $ 15 million to the economy and bring in cheaper medicine for the Zambian people than fighting over the constitution. >>   Visit - http://www.lusakatimes.com/2014/05/24/green-party-will-stop-campaign-legalization-marijuana/.

South Africa - Resources, local South Africa Parliament Introduces Bill To Legalize Dagga | The Medical Innovation Bill, a bill to legalize Cannabis in South Africa for medical, economic and industrial purposes, was introduced in parliament today. The bill was submitted by Member of Parliament, Mario GR Oriani-Ambrosini from the Inkatha Freedom Party. The Medical Innovation Bill aims to make provision for innovations in medical treatments by legalising the use of cannabis for medical, economic and industrial purposes. Last year Oriani-Ambrosini was diagnosed with stage four, inoperable lung cancer, which forms the background to this bill. People with life-threatening diseases such as cancer are legally denied access to a medicine that they could be growing themselves. Under current legislation, medical practitioners are legally denied the right to prescribe proven to be effective and harmless medication to their patients, which includes cannabis, on the basis that it hasn’t been approved in terms of the legally required double blind clinical studies. However, such studies are often considered “economically” unviable. The profits in the pharmaceutical industry come from patents, and cannabis, a plant that’s in the public domain, can’t be patented. Oriani-Ambrosini said that millions of people were going through the hell of being a cancer patient, and die and suffer, possibly unnecessarily, because government was not funding research and expediting approval for treatments where there was no profit to be made. This results in unnecessary human suffering and death on a mass scale, with consequent immense social and economic costs. >>   Visit - http://www.belowthelion.co.za/south-africa-parliament-introduces-bill-to-legalize-dagga/.

South Africa - Resources, local South Africa To Consider Legalizing Marijuana | TruthOnPot.com – Could South Africa be the next country after Uruguay to legalize marijuana? It’s possible, according to iol News, which reported on Wednesday that the country’s National Drug Master Plan has called for an in-depth study on the need for decriminalizing or legalizing the substance. Implemented in late June by the Central Drug Authority – South Africa’s drug advisory board – the CDA describes the Master Plan as the “country’s blueprint for preventing and reducing alcohol and substance abuse and its associated social and economic consequences on South African society.” The Plan is set to run until 2017. Marijuana, which is called ‘dagga’ in South Africa, is “well known” to be the second most common “dependence-forming” substance in South Africa, according to the Plan. It also states – since the last research paper presented 3 years ago – political opinion on marijuana has loosened in South Africa and other countries worldwide, warranting another investigation on marijuana policy. >>   Visit - http://www.truthonpot.com/2013/08/08/south-africa-to-consider-legalizing-marijuana/.

South Africa - Status Chris Beats Cancer > Natural Survivor Stories > Videos >> Lindsey: Cures Colon Cancer With Cannabis Oil in 48 days | Apr 1, 2012 - My name is Chris Wark. I was diagnosed with Stage 3 Colon Cancer in 2003, at 26 years old. I had surgery, but refused chemo. Instead I used nutrition and natural therapies to heal myself. By the grace of God, I'm alive and kicking, and cancer-free! ... My name is Lindsey, and I live in Cape Town, South Africa. .... I'm not going to go into the politics around the medical profession and their macabre attitude towards ...…  Visit - http://chrisbeatcancer.com/lindsey-cures-colon-cancer-with-cannabis-in-48-days/

South Africa - Status South African Cannabis Activist Missing - Toke of the Town By Steve Elliott ~alapoet~ in Global, News Friday, February 25, 2011 | A South African humanitarian and marijuana activist whose cultivation case was recently thrown out of court has been missing for more than 72 hours under suspicious circumstances. Peter Charles Freeman of the family Miller has been well known as a cannabis and industrial hemp activist in South Africa for a number of years. Peter was arrested on Friday, February 18 for cannabis cultivation, after which his case was thrown out when he claimed his human rights, using the book The Report. He told his wife on Tuesday, February 22 that he was under the impression that "somebody wanted to stop him" from his efforts to decriminalize marijuana. ... A true statistic for South Africa is that cannabis is less harmful than our police. In the last year three unarmed smokers were shot dead by our police. ... Marijuana: The Forbidden …  Visit - http://www.tokeofthetown.com/2011/02/south_african_cannabis_activist_missing.php

South Africa - Legal Weed.co.za -- Cannabis South Africa > News > South Africa | Incompetent lawyer, say drug dealers >> Five people found guilty of drug dealing and operating a dagga lab from a Durban North home want their convictions set aside on the basis that their legal representative had been “incompetent”. Tracy Anne Pretorius, her boyfriend Tyrone Hofland, Travis Bailey, Bonzile Chutshela and Senzele Dlezi were all convicted of dealing in dagga in November 2011. Magistrate N Kathrada found that while the State’s case had been circumstantial, the defence had not put up evidence to gainsay it as the five had not testified. The five were arrested in October 2011 following a raid at Pretorius’s Briar Lane home, where 44kg of dagga worth an estimated R2.2 million was found. The dagga was of a more potent strain than the local variety and was being cultivated in a laboratory – in a concealed basement – with a sprinkler system, timers, floodlights, fans and air-conditioning. ... South Africa Incompetent lawyer, say drug dealers ... set aside on the basis that their legal ... Can Medical Marijuana help Fibromyalgia Patients? ...  Visit - http://www.weed.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=302:lawyer-was-incompetent-say-drug-dealers&catid=47:south-africa-news&Itemid=116

Africa - Resources, News Cannabis in South Africa: seeds, growing, smoking, rolling, medical | Cannabis Culture in South Africa. Just a simple blog about dagga, medical cannabis ... Marijuana; Sour blue cheese; Bubble hash plant ... NORML SA News Feed Latest Videos From Weed TV: 3rd Degree - Dagga Couple - Relegalise Dagga - Monday, March 19, 2012 How to upload pictures - Thursday, January 19, 2012 Dagga Party - Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Cannabis Convention Swaziland Africa (siSwati) - Wednesday, November 09, 2011 Cannabis Convention Swaziland Africa (English) - Tuesday, November 08, 2011   Visit - http://cannabis.weed.co.za/.

South Africa - Resource, Org; local San Diego's War on Medical Marijuana Continues - by Eugene Davidovich Sunday Jul 5th, 2009 | In California it has been over a decade since the Compassionate Use Act. Several years since SB420, and almost a year since the California Attorney General's guidelines. We have even had The California Third District Court of Appeal last week issue a ruling reaffirming patients rights to collectively cultivate medical marijuana. However here in San Diego we still have our leadership debating whether marijuana is medicine. The San Diego DA’s Office and Bonnie Dumanis have stated numerous times that there is no such thing as a legal collective or cooperative, and that anyone who engages in an attempt to cultivate and distribute collectively is obviously in it for profit, "why else would they get in to this activity". ... IMC Network, indymedia.org | africa; ambazonia, canarias, estrecho / madiaq, kenya, nigeria, south africa ... Visit: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/07/05/18605773.php

South Africa - Resource, Org; local University World News - US: Students learn to grow medical marijuana - 02 March 2008, Issue: 0018 | Learning how to get started in the medical marijuana business costs a lot less than an Ivy League education and takes as little as one weekend. Where did we go wrong? asks the health blog of the Wall Street Journal. So far, 60 students have completed two-day weekend sessions in the art and science of the medicinal herb at Oaksterdam University in Oakland, California. The school prepares students for jobs in California’s medical marijuana industry, teaching them how to cultivate cannabis, cook with it, dispense it and “protect your rights in a police encounter,” among other things. The faculty also teach “which strains are best for various medical conditions.”

“My basic idea is to try to professionalize the industry and have it taken seriously as a real industry, just like beer and distilling hard alcohol,” Richard Lee, a pot-dispensary owner and the school’s founder,” told Associated Press. ... SOUTH AFRICA: Universities set priorities for research ... Visit: http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20080228155953772

South Africa - Resource, Org; local News - South Africa: Students held for growing cannabis - Graeme Hosken June 11 2008 | Two medical students at the University of Pretoria have been arrested for allegedly growing an illegal herbal remedy in an illicit nursery - their cupboard. The students, based at the university's health science department, and a friend from Tshwane University of Technology, were bust following a tip-off. When police raided the Olympus residence behind the Pretoria Academic Hospital, they discovered rows of dagga plants being nurtured in the nursery cupboard which had been converted into a hothouse with specially fitted light bulbs and tinfoil linings. A further search of the dormitory led to the discovery of dagga being dried between clothes, dagga seeds being grown in cooldrink glasses, while outside on a patio more plants were found. ... Visit: http://www.int.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=13&art_id=vn20080611060007801C960437

South Africa - Resource, Org; local Medical-marijuana user taken on a bad trip by legal system By David Harsanyi, Denver Post Staff Columnist - Posted: 03/29/2007 | Sometimes there's a fine line between consent and coercion. Jack Branson learned that lesson the hard way in October 2004 when officers from the North Metro Drug Task Force knocked on his door. Would Branson give consent to these officers to conduct a warrantless search of his home in Thornton?

Well, of course he would consent - especially after, as Branson tells it, the dozen or so armed cops explained, in detail, the needless tragedies that would befall his home if they were forced to go through the trouble of returning with a warrant. In they went.

The police, naturally, knew exactly what they were looking for and quickly seized about a dozen marijuana plants Branson was growing in the backyard. Charged with felony cultivation and possession with intent to distribute, the 38-year-old Branson, who is in a 20-year fight with HIV, is now facing a maximum six years in prison. Branson, who had no previous criminal record, claims that a physician named Dr. Cynthia Firnhaber verbally recommended medical marijuana to him in 2002 to help ease his pain. ...

The main problem for the defense will be Firnhaber. She now teaches in South Africa at the University of Witwatersrand, where she's a specialist in fighting AIDS. Securing her live testimony in court could prove difficult. Written testimony won't do. And even if they can get her on the phone, a judge would have to allow it. ... Visit: http://www.denverpost.com/headlines/ci_5542663

South Africa - Resource, Org; local Cannabis joints have more tar than cigarettes, March 27 2006 | Paris - Smoking three cannabis joints will cause you to inhale the same amount of toxic chemicals as a whole packet of cigarettes, according to research published in France on Monday. Cannabis smoke contains seven times more tar and carbon monoxide, the French National Consumers' Institute concluded in research published in the April edition of its monthly magazine. The institute tested regular Marlboro cigarettes alongside 280 specially rolled joints of cannabis leaves and resin in an artificial smoking machine. ... Visit: http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=117&art_id=qw1143407164328B251

South Africa - Resource, Org; local News24: Medical marijuana use extended 2005-11-30 | Amsterdam - The Dutch health ministry has announced plans to extend the country's faltering medical marijuana programme for a year. Under the programme, launched in 2003, standardised marijuana is provided by a government-licensed grower under controlled conditions and sold by prescription in pharmacies for use or research. The intention was to build up a base of patients, and give companies a chance to study and register cannabis as a prescription drug, eventually taking over the production. ... to prescribe medical cannabis due to the absence of scientific ... Statistics indicate that there is more violent crime in Britain than in South Africa. ... Visit: http://www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1842953,00.html

Africa - Resources, Meetings and Meet-Ups U.N. Report Says Global Marijuana Use, Trafficking Up Sharply In Recent Years - Wednesday, 03 July 2002 - 147 Million Use Pot Regularly Despite Illegality, Report Says | New York, NY: Pot use is on the rise in Europe, North and South America, Africa and Oceania, while trafficking in marijuana has risen dramatically worldwide, according to a recent report issued by the United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention (UNDCP). There has been "a significant increase" in marijuana trafficking in "every region of the world" since 1999, the report states. "This [increase] is commensurate with the global increase in cannabis use."

The report claims that global seizures of marijuana have risen some 50 percent since 1998, and now total an estimated 4,500 metric tons annually. More than half of all the marijuana seized worldwide was confiscated in North America - primarily Mexico - and nearly one-quarter was seized in Southern Africa. Only five percent of the marijuana seized worldwide was confiscated in the United States, the report said. Authors of the report noted that cannabis remains the most widely consumed illicit drug in the world, and estimated that 147 million people are regular users of the drug. According to the report, the countries with greatest percentage of marijuana users were Papua New Guinea (29.5 percent), Micronesia (29.1 percent), Ghana (21.5 percent), St. Vincent Grenadines (18.6 percent) and South Africa (18.4 percent).   Visit - http://norml.org/news/2002/07/03/un-report-says-global-marijuana-use-trafficking-up-sharply-in-recent-years.

South Africa - Resource, Org; local The Chronicle: June 2, 2000: The Dope on Medical Marijuana, By LILA GUTERMAN | Despite its many potential benefits, the drug has been the subject of few clinical trials. Some scientists interested in studying medical marijuana say they won't .... them at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, this summer. ... Legend has it that the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung discovered the medicinal properties of marijuana almost 5,000 years ago, observing that it was not only psychoactive but useful for pain control. A physician in ancient Greece, Dioscorides, noted that cannabis could treat pain, rheumatism, and gout. Queen Victoria's physician recommended it for insomnia, migraines, menstrual cramps, and muscle spasms. One neurologist estimates that today, perhaps as many as 50,000 Americans with multiple sclerosis illegally smoke marijuana to alleviate their symptoms. ... Visit: http://chronicle.com/free/v46/i39/39a02101.htm


Russia - Resources US Government Says It Will Stop Interfering with Medical Marijuana | According to this article, US Attorney General Eric Holder has said that states will be allowed to make their own rules about medical marijuana, and that the US federal government will stop raiding medical marijuana dispensaries in California. (See article “Can Marijuana Help Rescue California’s Economy?”at this link) In the 1990s, several US states passed referendums which allowed marijuana to be used legally for medical purposes. In a referendum, the registered voters vote directly on the proposed law, as opposed to the law being passed by the state legislature. Thus, when these states passed these referendums, it meant that the citizens of these states really wanted medical marijuana to be made legal.

However, in a blatant disregard for democracy and the people’s will, under the Bush administration, the national government refused to accept this law, and carried out raids of the medical marijuana dispensaries.   ...   Click > here < for more.

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Resources, News - MarijuanaNews.Com, Freedom has nothing to fear from the truth MarijuanaNews.Com, Freedom has nothing to fear from the truth ... Medical Marijuana Co-operative Writes About Value Of Cannabis For MS Patients. Photo-ID Cards For Washington State Medical ... Visit: www.marijuananews.com/medical_cannabis.htm

Resources, News - The American Alliance For Medical Cannabis (AAMC) The American Alliance For Medical Cannabis (AAMC) | Dedicated to bringing patients, caregivers and volunteers the facts they need to make informed decisions about whether Cannabis is the right medicine for them, the laws surrounding Medicinal Marijuana in your area, political activism and even handy recipes and guides to growing your own nontoxic medicine. visit: http://www.letfreedomgrow.com/news-t21.htm

Resources, News - Cannabis Times,  Alternative News Service for Cannabis and Hemp Cannabis Times. Alternative News Service for Cannabis and Hemp ... Montana Woman on Hunger Strike for Medical Cannabis. Visit Robin's Site * E-Mail the ... The science of medical cannabis continued its climb in estimation of medical professionals and ... visit: www.cannabistimes.com

Resources, News - Common Sense for Drug Policy: Medical Marijuana Facts & News. Common Sense for Drug Policy: Medical Marijuana Facts & News. Tuesday, July 12, 2005. Search using CSDP's own search tool or use. WWW Common Sense. More CSDP News Pages ... card program for medical marijuana patients. The suspension has ... consequences of issuing medical marijuana ID cards that could affect medical marijuana users, their families ... www.csdp.org/news/news/medmar.htm

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Africa - Resources, Meetings and Meet-Ups Timeline: the chronology of cannabis | ... marijuana in Texas. South Africa prohibits cannabis. ... NORML 'National Organisation for Reform of Marijuana ... cannabis and force the closure of most medical marijuana ... Cannabis Chronology 2737 BC: Cannabis referred to as a "superior" herb in the world's first medical text, or pharmacopoeia, Shen Nung's Pen Ts'ao, in China 1500 BC : Cannabis-smoking Scythians sweep through Europe and Asia, settling and inventing the scythe. 1400 BC : Cultural and religious use of ganga or cannabis, and charas or hashish (resin) recorded used by Hindus in India. ... 1870 AD : South Africa worried about cannabis use among Indian workers, passes a law forbidding the smoking, use or possession of hemp by Indians. ... 1910 AD : African-American "reefer" use reported in Jazz Clubs in New Orleans, said to be influencing white people. Mexicans smoking marijuana in Texas. South Africa prohibits cannabis.; 1911 AD : Hindus reported to be using ganja in San Francisco.; 1911 AD : South Africa bans cannabis. ... 1923 AD : South African delegate at League of Nations calls for international controls on cannabis, claiming that it makes mine workers less active. Britain insists on further research.   Visit - http://cannabis.net/marijuana-timeline.html.

Africa - Resources, Meetings and Meet-Ups Medical cannabis - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Cannabis indica fluid extract, American Druggists Syndicate, pre-1937. Medical cannabis refers to the parts of the herb cannabis used as a physician-recommended form of medicine or herbal therapy, or to synthetic forms of specific cannabinoids such as THC as a physician-recommended form of medicine. The Cannabis plant has a long history of use as medicine, with historical evidence dating back to 2,737 BCE.[1] Cannabis is one of the 50 "fundamental" herbs of traditional Chinese medicine,[2] and is prescribed to for a broad range of indications. ... Africa Cannabis has been used in Africa since the 15th century. Its use was introduced by Arab traders, somehow connected to India. “In Africa, the plant was used for snake bite, to facilitate childbirth, malaria, fever, blood poisoning, anthrax, asthma, and dysentery.” (Zuardi, 2006, 4) Though African government has tried to limit and stop its use, it still seems to be deeply ingrained, mostly through religious rituals.   Visit - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_marijuana.

South Africa - Resources, Information Erowid Cannabis Vault : Medical #3 | In the United States, medical interest in cannabis use was evidenced in ..... The Xosa tribe in South Africa "employs it for treatment of inflammation of ... ... Some reports indicate that cannabis helps relieve labor pains. Such uses are reported among native tribes in South Africa and Southern Rhodesia: "The Suto tribe fumigates the parturient woman to relieve pain;"the Sotho women of Basutoland "are reported as smoking cannabis to stupefy themselves during childbirth," and have also been known to "administer the ground-up achene with bread or mealiepap to a child during weaning" (Watt, 1962:13). ... Murphy (1963: 20) refers to an article by Lang, "Treatment of Acute Appendicitis with a Mixture of Ma Jen," which says "the drug has apparently been used in China for the treatment of appendicitis." The Xosa tribe in South Africa "employs it for treatment of inflammation of the feet" (Kabelik et al., 1960: 7), while the Mfengu and Hottentot use the plant as a snake-bite remedy (Watt, 1962: 13). The History of the Medical Use of Marijauna ... In Nepal, it is distributed on certain feast days at the temples of all Shiva ... Cannabis is used in Hindu and Sikh temples and at Mohammedan shrines. Besides using the drug as an aid to meditation, it is also used to overcome hunger and thirst by the religious mendicants. In Nepal, it is distributed on certain feast days at the temples of all Shiva followers (Blum & Associates, 1969, 11: 63).   ...   Visit - http://www.erowid.org/plants/cannabis/cannabis_medical_info3.shtml.

Medical Cannabis, History - Letter: Medical Marijuana Informational Guide on Medical Cannabis | If you have ever heard of the song, “Lets Go Get Stoned,” as sung by Ray Charles or Joe Cocker, you know the lyrics were referring to getting high or using cannabis aka marijuana. This mind altering drug goes by other names as well; names such as weed, pot, joint, blunt, hash and mary jane are quite common among users. Cannabis is a plant that contains a chemical called cannabinoids or cannabinolidic acids. Another substance that is found in cannabis is THC, or Tetrahydrocannabinol, which gives the users that “high” sensation. When speaking of marijuana, the actual substance used in creating the high feeling comes from the leaves and flowering tops of the cannabis plant. Marijuana is considered to be a schedule 1 controlled substance today, because of the THC, which can be highly potent, depending upon the concentration factor of the THC. Visit > http://www.worldmedassist.com/informational-guide-on-medical-cannabis/ < for more.

Medical Cannabis History - REEFER MADNESS BOOKS THE REEFER MADNESS ERA, REEFER MADNESS BOOKS (Info, History) By definition, it would be a contradiction in terms to list or classify a Reefer Madness book as a work of "Non-Fiction." Thus both genres are group together here simply as "Hard Cover" books; if only to distinguish them from the "Pulp Fiction" or "Dime Store novels" discussed elsewhere. However where appropriate the terms [Fiction] and [Non-Fiction] are used. Please take note - This Index consists solely of those books that the museum has been able to locate and is in no way shape or form complete. It should be thought of only as a starting point. Visit: http://www.reefermadnessmuseum.org/

Medical Cannabis History - Pharmacutical Museum Cannabis medical manufacturer Pharmacutical Museum Cannabis medical manufacturer | [Made post-1937 medical Cannabis products]. Burrough Brothers Mfg Co. - 123 Market Place, Baltimore, ... Korn Pop Remedy Co. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... visit - www.conquestdesign.com/uncler/MfgIndex.htm

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Medical Cannabis History  - Dr Tod; California doctor braves political pressure to prescribe marijuana for those in need. Dr Tod | California doctor braves political pressure to prescribe marijuana for those in need. ... German mother in a small Pennsylvania town during the Depression and ... California Cannabis Resear... Click > here < for more.

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South Africa - Information Medical Cannabis Strains - Geoffrey Guy, MD (GW Pharmaceuticals, U.K) | Founder and President of G.W. Pharmaceuticals in South Africa, Dr. Geoffrey Guy's observations about the mammalian Cannabinoid system (with more receptors throughout the body than any other system) are presented to the Second Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, held in Portland, OR in May, 2002. First discussing CB1 and CB@ receptors; the modulatory effect on dopamine, GABA and glutamate; and cross-talk with other receptors, Dr. Guy then examines Phyto-Cannabinoids (plant based)THC, CBD and others, with GW's success in producing whole extracts from 3 tonnes/year of dried marijuana and years of genetic breeding to feature both high THC and high CBD strains. ... Visit: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5030388544973469056

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Medical Cannabis - LESSON PLAN:MEDICAL MARIJUANA - LEGITIMATE USE OR LEGALIZED ABUSE? LESSON PLAN:MEDICAL MARIJUANA - LEGITIMATE USE OR LEGALIZED ABUSE? By Lisa Prososki, a former middle school and high school social studies, English, reading and technology teacher. Estimated Time: Approximately 45 minutes/1 class period Lesson Objectives: (1) Students will use cooperative learning activities to discuss opinions about medical marijuana use and see both sides of the issue, (2) Students will use decision making skills and strategies to render their own decision about the U.S. Supreme Court case related to medical marijuana use. Click > here < for more.

Medical Cannabis - Pros & cons on medical marijuana Medical Marijuana Pro/Con * Pros & cons on medical marijuana. Science, risks, policies, & laws. Should marijuana be a medical option? This site presents in a simple, nonpartisan pro-con format, responses to the core question "Should marijuana be a medical option?" Divided questions about the topic into the issues and sub-issues listed below. All individuals and organizations quoted on our site are ranked based upon our unique credibility scale. [Note: Although physicians and attorneys are listed on this site, they do not recommend or refer either.] visit: www.medicalmarijuanaProCon.org

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Medical Cannabis - Factbook: Medical Marijuana Factbook: Medical Marijuana

1. Since 1996, twelve states have legalized medical marijuana use: AK, CA, CO, HI, ME, MT, NV, NM, OR, RI, VT, and WA. Eight of the twelve did so through the initiative process. Hawaii's law was enacted by the legislature and signed by the governor in 2000, Vermont's was enacted by the legislature and passed into law without the governor's signature in May 2004, Rhode Island's was passed into law over the governor's veto in January 2006, and New Mexico's legislation was signed into law by Governor Bill Richardson on April 2, 2007.

2. The Institute of Medicine's 1999 report on medical marijuana stated, "The accumulated data indicate a potential therapeutic value for cannabinoid drugs, particularly for symptoms such as pain relief, control of nausea and vomiting, and appetite stimulation." And more. Visit - www.drugwarfacts.org/medicalm.htm

Medical Cannabis - Information, NORML, Medical Use, Introduction NORML / Medical Use / Introduction | Introduction. Select One Send All States Canada Mexico Europe Other Alabama Alaska Am. ... District of Columbia FEDERAL Florida Georgia Guam Oklahoma Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana of individual patients to use medical cannabis under state law, or the ... visit: http://www.norml.org/index.cfm?Group_ID=5441

Medical Cannabis - Information, Medical Marijuana Handbook  Medical Marijuana Handbook | This a draft by Todd. H. Mikuriya MD, a long-time advocate of medical cannabis, respected author and one of the medical staff at the San Francisco Buyers Club. Its patchy, and uncomplete, and acts only as a framework for Dr Todd to store snippets of info on various aspects of medical cannabis. Marijuana as Medicine - A Plea for Reconsideration, is a commentary article written by Lester Grinspoon and James Bakalar, which appeared in the June 21st 1995 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Medical cannabis web resources. Medical Marijuana Handbook This a draft by Todd. H. Mikuriya MD, a long-time advocate of medical cannabis, respected author and one of the medical staff at ... visit: http://www.ukcia.org/medical/webresources.html

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Medical Cannabis - Medical Marijuana - Master Reference Medical Marijuana - Master Reference | Note: This page was prepared for the November, 1996 election. Some of the external links may be out of date. ... Cannabis Research Library - A collection ... visit - www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/medical_mj.htm

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Medical Cannabis - CCRMG - California Cannabis Research Medical Group CCRMG - California Cannabis Research Medical Group - WWW.CCRMG.ORG | Autumn 2004. O'Shaughnessy's. Journal of the California Cannabis Research Medical Group ... medical effects of cannabis. It is unl... visit - www.ccrmg.org/journal/04aut/mikuriya.html

Medical Cannabis - Medical Marijuana by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Medical cannabis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A catalog page offering Cannabis sativa extract. Medical cannabis refers to the use of Cannabis as a physician recommended herbal th... visit: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_marijuana

Medical Cannabis - Accepted Medical Use of Cannabis: Medical Professionals Accepted Medical Use of Cannabis: Medical Professionals by DrugScience.org. | Cannabis's accepted medical use in the United States is increasingly recognized by health care professionals and the medical community. visit: www.drugscience.org/amu/amu_medprof.htm

Medical Cannabis - Proven : Cannabis is Safe Medicine Proven : Cannabis is Safe Medicine by Ian Williams Goddard | In reaction to medical cannabis access referendums on the ballots in Arizona and California, former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and George Bush signed a letter stating that they "categorically oppose'' access to cannabis for its many proven therapeutic uses such as the prevention of blindness and epileptic seizures. Their chief concern was that legal medical access would send the message that cannabis is safe. The presidents can, however, lay their safety concerns to rest because the scientific literature overwhelmingly confirms that cannabis is both an effective and safe medicine. The Cannabis Safety Profile. The journal PHARMACOLOGICAL REVIEWS reports that decades of research prove that, "Compared with legal drugs...marijuana does not pose greater risks." Yet based upon mortality statistics, we can safely conclude that cannabis is one of the safest medical drugs known, for, while prescription drugs, defined as safe by the FDA, kill up to 27,000 and aspirin up to 1,000 Americans per year, cannabis kills 0 per year. Click here for more.

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Russia - Information Medical Cannabis Strains - Geoffrey Guy, MD (GW Pharmaceuticals, U.K) | Founder and President of G.W. Pharmaceuticals in Russia, Dr. Geoffrey Guy's observations about the mammalian Cannabinoid system (with more receptors throughout the body than any other system) are presented to the Second Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, held in Portland, OR in May, 2002. First discussing CB1 and CB@ receptors; the modulatory effect on dopamine, GABA and glutamate; and cross-talk with other receptors, Dr. Guy then examines Phyto-Cannabinoids (plant based)THC, CBD and others, with GW's success in producing whole extracts from 3 tonnes/year of dried marijuana and years of genetic breeding to feature both high THC and high CBD strains. ... Visit: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5030388544973469056

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  BOOKs on Medical Cannabis (marijuana) and related 

Medical Cannabis, Books - Is Marijuana the Right Medicine for You? Is Marijuana the Right Medicine for You? | A Factual Guide to Medical Uses of Marijuana by Bill Zimmerman, PhD with Rick Bayer, MD and Nancy Crumpacker, MD, ISBN#0-87983-906-6 (Keats 1998). Chapter 3: Why All the Controversy? What Does The Research Actually Show? is online at: http://www.medmjscience.org/Media/pdf/chap3.pdf

Medical Cannabis, Books - Cannabis and Cannabinoids; Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutic Potential Examine the pros, cons, and controversies of marijuana as medicine! | Cannabis is still sending “signals of misunderstanding.”1-3 The result is an exaggeration of beneficial or deleterious effects as well as occasional intermixture of medical science with other moral categories. This book deals with health aspects of the cannabis plant and the cannabinoids while mainly factoring out societal aspects. Some authors refer to social topics that require discussion even within the bounds of a narrow handling of medicinal aspects. “Cannabis and Cannabinoids; Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutic Potential”. Edited by Franjo Grotenhermen, MD; Nova-Institut GmBH, Hürth, Germany and Ethan Russo, MD; Montana Neurobehavioral Specialists, Missoula, Montana. Hard Cover (ISBN-13: 978-0-7890-1507-7, ISBN-10: 0-7890-1507-2) $79.95

Medical Cannabis, Books - Marijuana Rx: The Patient's Fight for Medicinal Pot Marijuana Rx: The Patient's Fight for Medicinal Pot (Book) by Robert Randall & Alice O'Leary * This is a story of government betrayal -- a betrayal that continues today. But it is also a story of human courage and perseverance. Please take the time to read this book. Afterall, none of us are immune from the illnesses that marijuana can treat -- glaucoma, cancer, multiple sclerosis and more. Some day you might need medical access to marijuana. We pray that it will be as simple as a doctor's prescription. Full text articles, news summaries, supporting organizations and states, additional resources, and information on medical marijuana. Visit: marijuana-as-medicine.org

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