Cannabis Can Help, but Federal Government Doesn`t Want You to Know It…

May 28, 2013 News
Cannabis Can Help, but Federal Government Doesn`t Want You to Know It…

The White House and federal legislators still pretend to ignore any research study in reference to marijuana.

Cannabis Can Help, but Federal Government Doesn`t Want You to Know It…

In 2011 Obama administration declined an administrative petition to reclassify cannabis safety and useful effect under federal law saying that “Marijuana does not have a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. At this time, the known risks of marijuana use have not been shown to be outweighed by specific benefits in well-controlled clinical trials that scientifically evaluate safety and efficacy.”

Despite federal lawmakers` statements that marijuana is a dangerous substance and has no curative benefits, the number of scientific research proving marijuana is useful in some serious medical conditions is increasing. However, these studies are ignored by lawmakers.

Here are some marijuana related studies that your government does not want you to know about. According to data presented at the annual meeting of American Academy of Cancer Research, there is no difference between frequent marijuana smokers, occasional marijuana smokers, and those who do not smoke cannabis at all in possession of lung cancer risk.

The association between marijuana consumption and head and neck cancers or cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract was not found.

According to the American Journal of Medicine, people who smoke marijuana regularly have reduced risk factors for Type 2 diabetes compared to occasional smokers and those who do not consume cannabis at all.

According to the scientific journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, daily use of marijuana alleviates symptoms of Crohn`s disease.

According to researchers from the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, marijuana-like substances limit HIV infection in macrophages (white blood cells that aid in the body\’s immune response).

The investigators from the New York School of Medicine stated that post-traumatic stress syndrome can be treated with cannabinoids.

source: alternet.org

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