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on December 1, 2017 in MPTV Thinks

Why Doctors Prescribe Pot – and Why Not

Why do some doctors prescribe pot and others not? Physician David Casarett gives a balanced and educated opinion on the use of marijuana for medical purposes,  and he offers an original view on the positive effects that reach beyond the physical benefits.   Dr. Casarett is just one doctor who is navigating the brave new world on freed marijuana, but what the others? Well, it seems like there are quite a few who support legalizing marijuana. Doctors for Cannabis Regulation (DFCR) is an international non-profit group comprised of  physicians, researchers, and government officials. It was initially formed by a group… View Article

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on November 21, 2017 in MPTV Thinks

Getting Ripped at the Gym – Marijuana and Fitness

In the world of health and fitness, cannabis has long been seen as a substance of losers not winners – or has it?  Perhaps, this little locker room secret has always been widely used, but it is only recently, thanks to the global movement to free the weed from criminalization, that has allowed pot smoking, fitness fanatics to leave the locker closet wide open for all to see the stash that lies beneath their fitness motivation.  That’s right, cannabis helps motivate fitness. So, What Is the Effect of Weed on Exercise?   Sam Smith decided to find out. He...

In the world of health and fitness, cannabis has long been seen as a substance of losers not winners – or has it?  Perhaps, this little locker room secret has always been widely used, but it is only recently,...

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on November 7, 2017 in MPTV Thinks

The Right Reason to Legalize Marijuana

The Right Reason… …to legalize marijuana is for medical purposes. As we have learned through much media coverage, marijuana today is less about reefer madness and more about the responsible use of the plant’s medicinal properties. It has been this discovery that has led so many Republicans in the U.S., and politicians in many countries, who sit on the right side of the political divide to change their mind and consider legalization. And in many cases, it has been a personal discovery that has caused the switch to support legalization.   A majority of Republicans are now in favour...

The Right Reason… …to legalize marijuana is for medical purposes. As we have learned through much media coverage, marijuana today is less about reefer madness and more about the responsible use of the plant’s medicinal properties. It has been...

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on October 31, 2017 in Featured MPTV Thinks

Mechoulam – The Master of Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana is fast becoming the largest embedded crop in the economy of many U.S. states and small countries across the globe. The proliferation of reports on the positive effects of medical marijuana have led to a new outlook on cannabis and cannabis products. Gone are the days of Cheech and Chong, and potheads and ponytails. Cannabis is being rebranded as a wonder weed and a medical breakthrough for a range of ailments. But as we know, marijuana has carried the stigma of a “gateway drug” for many years, so how did the new perception of marijuana as a bona fide...

Medical Marijuana is fast becoming the largest embedded crop in the economy of many U.S. states and small countries across the globe. The proliferation of reports on the positive effects of medical marijuana have led to a new outlook on...

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