Sunday, October 08, 2006

What the world needs now. Weed sweet weed

Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, NORML, High Times and Omni magazines (September 1982) all indicate that if marijuana were legal it would immediately replace 10-20% of all pharmaceutical prescription medicines (based on research through 1976). And probably, Mechoulam estimates, 40-50% of all medicines, including patent medicines, could contain some extract from the cannabis plant when fully researched.


betmo said...

and leaves me with the question- why do we americans need to medicate so much? there is much self medication that has nothing to do with physical ailments. intriguing nevertheless.

walk softly... said... profit in homegrown remedies.

In the next 70 years, we'll either succumb to the next virus mother earth puts up (trying to rid herself of cancer)...or we'll kill off the entire planet...

I hope the next sentient species to inhabit does a better job than we did...