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April 2015
Vol. 2 Issue 4
STUDIES SPANNING 12 YEARS:
MEDICAL CANNABIS WORKS
State-commissioned clinical trials
involving more than 300 patients have
-been finished; the final data are being
analyzed for medical journals.
After seven completed clinical trials
between 2002 and 2012, with five
studies already published and two
more pending, the scientists say their
research shows marijuana does, in fact,
have therapeutic value.
A historic experiment in medical marijuana
research spanning a dozen years, which
brought new science to the debate on the
place of cannabis in medicine, has found
that the herb offers broad benefits for pain
control from injuries, HIV, strokes and other
conditions.
The Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research
— established and funded to the tune of $8.7
million by the California Legislature to answer
the question of whether marijuana has any
therapeutic value — has now all but completed
the most comprehensive studies into pot’s
effectiveness ever conducted in the United
States, reported Peter Hecht in 2012 at the
Sacramento Bee.
“Every one of the studies showed a
benefit,” said Dr. Igor Grant, a neuropsychiatrist who served as director of
the Center. “The convergence of
evidence makes me convinced there
is a medical benefit here, and there may
be a niche for cannabis.”
According to Grant, the research
suggests that the American government’s treatment of marijuana as having
no medical use “is completely at odds
with the existing science.”
“It is intellectually dishonest to say it
has no value whatsoever, because it’s
just not true,” Grant said.
According to the Bee, “it is unlikely that
medicinal pot research on such a scale
is going to be repeated any time soon.”
The Center is headquartered at the
University of California San Diego, with
research also conducted in Sacramento
County and San Francisco. Its work
challenged medical orthodoxy by, for the
first time in decades, performing clinical
trials examining marijuana as medicine.
Now the Center survives only as an
informational resource and potential
clearinghouse for grant applications for
future cannabis studies.
Despite the findings of potential health
benefits, cannabis seems no closer to
winning federal acceptance as medicine.
By Steve Elliott - www.tokesignals.com
"Studies Spanning 12 Years:
Medical Cannabis Works,”
Published. December 11, 2013
For complete article please visithttp://www.tokesignals.com/studies
-spanning-12-years-medicalcannabis-works/
H4L CULINARY RECIPE OF THE MONTH!
NO-BAKE CANNA COOKIES!
WHAT WE’LL NEED:
Ingredients
¼ cup natural crunchy peanut butter
½ cup crunchy Speculoos cookie butter (Trader Joe’s)
¼ cup cane sugar
¼ cup cocoa powder, unsweetened and dutch-processed
1 ½ cups vanilla soy or almond milk
¼ cup coconut CannaOil
¼ cup earth balance butter
3 cups quick cooking oats
2 tsp vanilla extract
Pinch coarse salt
Directions
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add the milk, CannaOil, sugar, earth balance,
and cocoa powder. Stir together to combine and bring to a boil for 1 minute. Reduce heat
to medium and stir in the peanut butter and Speculoos for one minute. Remove from heat
and stir in the vanilla, salt and oats. Drop by spoonfuls onto wax paper, or alternatively,
spread into an even layer in a lined glass-baking dish. Cool for one hour before munching.
*To make gluten free, use certified GF oats and cut out the Speculoos cookie butter
(replace with more peanut butter). *Dose Wisely: The CannaOil amount in this recipe is a
suggestion , and is highly variable depending on the strength of your CannaOil and the
potency you are going for. Enjoy!
April 2015 Vol. 2 Issue 4
and
EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH! Garrett
Myles!
GARRETT
Garrett is an Arizona native from Lake
Havasu City. He moved to the valley in
2010 to attend ASU. He graduated in
December 2014 with a degree in business
and food management. Garrett would like
to combine his passion for Medical Marijuana with his education to help the
patients of Arizona receive quality medication. In his spare time he likes to travel
and play hockey. Way to go, Garrett!
MYLES
Myles is one of our cultivation crew
members. He moved here from Detroit
6 years ago and has a beautiful wife
and 3 year old son. He loves to plays
kick ball and flag football in his spare
time. Myles got in this industry because
he noticed how much it helped patients
and he wanted to be a part of it. We love
having him on our team! Keep up the
great work, Myles!
MORMON MOM WITH
CANCER USED MEDICAL
MARIJUANA TO DELIVER
HEALTHY BABY
SPANISH FORK, Utah – This Mormon mother, Tenille Farr,
was diagnosed with state-2 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma when she
was pregnant with her fifth child, Gabe.
Instead of going through chemotherapy and risking losing
her baby, she left her family to treat naturally treat her cancer
in Colorado and California where medical cannabis is legal.
According to IllegallyHealed.com, Farr used cannabis oil treat
her symptoms and deliver a healthy baby boy, the family’s fifth
son.
Her emotional video showing her journey and support for
legalizing medical cannabis has been posted to YouTube with
the following description:
“Tenille Farr discovered she had cancer when she was
18-weeks pregnant with her fifth son, Gabe. Using
medical cannabis, she was able to deliver a healthy
baby. This is her story.”
IllegallyHealed.com said Farr has returned home to Utah and
has stopped using medical cannabis because of her religious
beliefs which keep her from breaking the law.
However, Farr still has cancer and some of her symptoms
have returned.
She is working to change laws in Utah.
“If Tenile choose
chemotherapy, she
risked losing the baby
or delivering him
early”. -Tenile’s
YouTube video STORY.
By Ashton Edwards - Fox13 Salt Lake City, Utah
http://fox13now.com/
“Mormon Mom with Cancer used Medical Marijuana to
Deliver Healthy Baby”. Published. April 2, 2015.
For more information and videos on this story please visithttp://fox13now.com/2015/04/02/mormon-mom-with-cancer
-used-medical-marijuana-to-deliver-healthy-baby/

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