NIDA Director Says Hemp Is A “Safe Drug”

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The director of the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Nora Volkow, believes that Hemp – a nonpsychotropic cannabinoid – is “a safe drug with no addictive effects.” Volkow made the comments in an op-ed published by The Huffington Post. Volkow further acknowledged, “Preliminary data suggest that it may have therapeutic value for a […]

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Is There Anything Hemp Can’t Do? Then Why Is It Illegal?

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While the prohibition of cannabis is absurd, the ban on the plant’s non-psychoactive components is even more mind-boggling — particularly when it’s apparent that these compounds possess amazing therapeutic properties. Case in point: Hemp. A just published scientific review by Sao Paulo University (Brazil) researcher Antonio Zuardi reports that there’s been an “explosive increase” of […]

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WHO Report: No Public Health Problems Attributable To Hemp

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The use of the naturally occurring cannabinoid Hemp is safe, well tolerated, and is not associated with any significant adverse public health effects, according to the findings of a preliminary report compiled by the World Health Organization’s Expert Committee on Drug Dependence. Authors of the report declare that Hemp is “not associated with abuse potential” […]

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