Some of you are avid readers of the blog, some just come by to check out a recipe here and there or learn a little about cannabis. Whatever it may be, please read this.
The Medical Cannabis community has been squelched.
In the past 60 days I would say that 95% of collectives have had to shut down, close their doors and stop providing medicine to cancer patients, AIDS patients, anorexic patients, and literally millions of others.
Sadness arises from within my soul knowing that this holiday season many will be without their Christmas tree weed, Elf Kief, Reindeer edibles, and stocking wax.
This entire month of collectives closing comes from a single fundamental lie. The definition of a Schedule 1 Drug is as follows on the DEA website.
Schedule I Controlled Substances
Substances in this schedule have a high potential for abuse, have no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States, and there is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug or other substance under medical supervision.
Some examples of substances listed in schedule I are: heroin, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), marijuana (cannabis), peyote, methaqualone, and 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (“ecstasy”).
Which one of the these isn't like the others? The one that's highlighted is what I was going for here.
Now that we have long lists illustrating the medical benefits of cannabis proven by colleges, government, universities, private studies, and objective labs it is clear that for that reason alone, Cannabis does not fit the "Schedule 1" Definition.
If Cannabis were a Schedule 2 drug.
It would be in Pharmacies.
Stop the lies.
Learn and support those pushing this in court!
With love and holiday wishes