The 15-ounce pound revisited

U.K. company GW Pharmaceuticals Plc, provided “substantial evidence” of the drug’s [Epidiolex] effectiveness, FDA staff said. The medication [is now FDA approved to] treat seizures associated with two rare forms of epilepsy that typically affect children. …the medication appears to have an increased risk of liver injury. … GW Pharmaceuticals is really part of a conglomeration of international…

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Cannabis could be powerhouse issue in the next election

Under Schuette as Attorney General, the state of Michigan has forcibly closed dispensaries and arrested grandmothers with debilitating conditions. North Dakota also has a bill on the ballot, although state lawmakers in North Dakota are already doing everything in their power to suppress voters, especially Native American voters and homeless voters … conservative Missouri has not one…

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‘MDMA’ study results promising for PTSD

…many officials and researchers now believe the mental health field is facing “a moment of great need” that’s prompted some rethinking. [MDMA now has been given FDA-approved “break-through” status] The shift in thinking is significant as not only did the federal government classify these drugs as having no acceptable medical uses and a high potential…

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How… iboga can resolve and heal childhood trauma

On the cutting edge of human health and mental wellness is the exploration of the effects of childhood trauma on the long-term health of human beings. Dr. Robert Block, former President of the American Academy of pediatrics remarked, “adverse childhood experiences are the single greatest unaddressed public health threat facing our nation today.” …looks at how…

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Just the facts: kratom industry clears the confusion for congress

…don’t threaten safe and responsible consumption of natural botanicals.​…support Kratom research initiatives and conduct advocacy efforts to educate policy makers and the public about the benefits of Kratom, as well as dispelling common misconceptions.  HERE Original Article (Associated Press and Kratom Trade):Just the facts: kratom industry clears the confusion for congress and PressArtwork Fair Use:  David J.…

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PTSD and ecstasy: science and perception

*Women Veterans Monument​ Chronic PTSD is a relatively common condition in military personnel returning from active duty. However, it can be a difficult illness to treat. Some individuals respond to antidepressants such as sertraline or paroxetine, and some respond to specific types of psychotherapies. Nevertheless, these treatments do not substantially help many individuals suffering from…

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Many ex-opioid addicts credit [iboga plant] with cure, but it’s “illegal” in US

*Even though methadone is used in addiction treatment, it is still an opioid, meaning that it fosters physical dependence.​ “A lot of serious psychiatrists who wanted to use drugs — like ecstasy — to augment psychiatric treatment were shot down brutally. They could not get support or funding.” To be sure, ibogaine has triggered seizures and heart-related…

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