VIDEO: Rick Simpson Takes On Big Pharma And ‘Rockefeller Medicine’

Pharmaceutical companies are “killing us with chemicals and poisons, radiation, chemotherapy, and all of their wonderful CT scans and PET scans. These are all harmful,” the medicinal cannabis activist tells Mnar Muhawesh on “Behind the Headline.”

Medicinal cannabis activist and founder of Phoenix Tears, Rick Simpson.

MintPress editor in chief, Mnar Muhawesh, explains: Ronald Reagan’s “War on Drugs” demonized marijuana use in the 1980s. But that legacy is dying and medicinal cannabis is now at the center of a national dialogue about health, healing and drug law reform. Twenty-three states have approved cannabis for medicinal use, yet some restrictive state


Texas House OKs Cannabis Oil In Victory For Marijuana Advocates

Other cannabis related proposals to decriminalize marijuana penalties are unlikely to pass, but made notable progress after years of being stymied.

Closeup of THC-filled trichomes on a Cannabis sativa leaf. (Photo/Indirectantagonist via Wikimedia Commons) AUSTIN — Marijuana supporters are on the brink of a small victory they say is nonetheless significant in the conservative Texas Legislature. The Republican-controlled House on Monday approved legalizing trace amounts of a marijuana


Federal Government Finally Admits Cannabis Can Help Kill Cancer Cells

The admission comes several months after a study demonstrated the effectiveness of cannabinoids in shrinking aggressive brain tumors. It also comes shortly after the Senate moved to end the federal ban on medical marijuana by making it a Schedule II drug instead of Schedule I (a Schedule I classified substance is considered harmful, addictive, and without medical benefits).

(By PM Beers for the ANTIMEDIA) Washington, DC — In a rare and largely unnoticed move, the federal government has admitted that cannabis is effective in shrinking certain types of cancer cells. The unexpected and groundbreaking declaration was made in a recent update to a National Institute on Drug Abuse information sheet on medical


VIDEO: Minnesota Mom Facing 2 Years In Jail For Treating Sons Seizures With Cannabis Oil

“I broke the law, but I did it to save my son. … We are good hard working people that were just trying to save our son’s life. It has been a living hell since his injury and this just adds to our ever growing stress.”


Reports: Madison, MN — A mother of two is facing jail time for seeking out life saving cannabis oil to treat her son’s horrifying seizures. This nightmare for the Brown family started 3 years ago, when their son Trey, then 12, was hit in the head with a baseball causing a traumatic brain injury. The brain injury has caused severe tremors


Doctor Threatens To Notify Child Protective Services Over Marijuana Cancer Treatment

After finding more success treating her son with cannabis oil than chemotherapy, a Colorado mother faces threats from her doctor.

For refusing chemotherapy treatments for her 3-year-old son Landon, opting instead to treat his cancer with medical marijuana, a Colorado mother says her doctor is now threatening to have her arrested and for Child Protective Services (CPS) to take her son away. Sierra Riddle’s son Landon was diagnosed with leukemia when he was two, and Riddle