Archive for March, 2016

53 million Americans have arthritis, with women making up 60 percent of the arthritis diagnoses. But what exactly is arthritis, and how can cannabis help it?

Source: Cannabis and Arthritis – Leafly

Because cancer affects so many people, it’s natural to want confirmation that cannabis can, without question, cure cancer. But can it? What does the research indicate?

Source: Can Cannabis Cure Cancer? – Leafly

Source: Over 60 Percent of Americans Believe Pot Should Be Legalized, Study Says | Westword


As more states prepare to legalize medical and recreational marijuana, they’re also preparing for the expansion of a cash-based market.

Source: Why Marijuana Businesses Still Can’t Get Bank Accounts

Attend the Holistic Cannabis Summit – Online and Free!

Holistic Cannabis Summit

Dear NORML Supporters,

We are delighted to let you know about the incredible line up of speakers and topics being offered, online and at no cost at the Holistic Cannabis Summit: Medical Marijuana: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Medical Marijuana, But Were Afraid to Ask? April 4-7. In fact, NORML’s Deputy Director, Paul Armentano, is delivering the keynote opening remarks on Day 2 of the Summit!

For decades cannabis has been maligned, but the science and the studies support the fact that this ancient plant has incredible therapeutic value for many different health issues. Here’s just a sample of the presentations you can expect to hear from experts in the integrative medicine and cannabis communities:

  • How Cannabis Can Help Heal the Gut
  • Why Therapeutic Cannabis Should Be First Line Medicine for Seizures, Not Last Resort
  • Cannabis: Is the Ultimate Herbal Medicine for Stress, Anxiety & Depression?
  • The Most Common Reasons for Medical Cannabis

This ground-breaking event will bring top-tier cannabis and holistic health speakers directly to you at absolutely NO COST! The Summit is free the day of a presentation and for the following 24 hours; after that the program is available for purchase. If you know you simply cannot devote the time for this 4-day amazing event, take a look at purchasing the entire Summit now. The best value is to purchase BEFORE the event begins on April 4th.



The NORML Team


by Amanda Froelich A combination of cannabis oil and chemotherapy healed this man’s “incurable inoperable” lung cancer. Now, he’s paying it forward by helping others heal their lives, too. Credit: CBS St. Louis Not too long ago, a 50-year-old man from Illinois was diagnosed with “incurable inoperable” lung and pericardial heart sac cancer. The doctors…

Source: 50-Year-Old Man Cures Lung Cancer With Cannabis Oil, Stuns CBS News | TruthTheory

A major report issued this morning by The Lancet urges the U.N. to rethink its drug policy and adopt a number of major changes, including an end to cannabis prohibition.

Source: Blockbuster Report Backs U.N. Cannabis Regulation, End to Prohibition – Leafly