Recent breakthroughs have demonstrated the superior effectiveness of cannabis-based products for the treatment of seizure disorders. The Epilepsy Foundation supports the use of medicinal cannabis for epilepsy, especially those 30% of patients who do not respond to traditional treatments.
Doctor420Hawaii Case Studies
A number of our patients have been able to reduce their narcotic pain relievers to half of what they were taking before they started using medicinal cannabis. In addition, patients report that medical marijuana is far superior to the anti-nausea medications available for the side-effects of chemotherapy for cancer or Hepatitis-C treatment. Cannabis is proven medicine!
DEA Judge Rules Cannabis Effective Medicine
Judge Francis Young, an Administrative Law Judge working for the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), ruled that marijuana should not be a Schedule I drug. The links below references his Findings of Fact. He goes on to state in his ruling:
"The evidence in this record clearly shows that cannabis has been accepted as capable of relieving the distress from great numbers of very ill people, and doing so with safety under medical supervision. It would be unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious for the DEA to continue to stand between those sufferers and the benefits of this substance in light of the evidence in this record."
10 Facts About Marijuana
Far fewer marijuana users are considered "dependent" than both alcohol and nicotine users, says the Drug Policy Alliance, as they are more addictive than marijuana. It's also true that as cannabis moves off the streets and into dispensaries, teenage use of the drug has actually decreased. Read the DPAs article here for more info: 10 Facts About Marijuana