Tag: Indian Hemp Drugs Commission

  • Marijuana and Lunacy:  The Magnificent Failure of the Indian Hemp Drugs Commission

      On July 16, 1891, British MP and temperance enthusiast, Mark Stewart, rose in the House of Commons to talk about cannabis.  Addressing the Under-Secretary of the State of India he asked: was the MP aware that according to recent medical journals, the lunatic asylums of India were filled with ganja smokers?  Given these facts, […]

  • Phytocannabinoid Therapeutics

    By Owen Smith   The History of Cannabis Extraction In the previous edition, I took a close look at how whole plant cannabis acts synergistically with our body chemistry to benefit a wide range of conditions. Simple whole plant medical cannabis products, or phytocannabinoid therapeutics, are often more effective, less expensive, and harbour fewer negative […]