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Little Loralai Passes On After Battling Brain Tumor with Cannabis

Little Loralai Passes On After Battling Brain Tumor with Cannabis

After four years of filling the lives of everyone around her with love, hope and beauty, Loralai G., a pediatric cannabis patient fighting a severe brain tumor, passed from this world at 9:01 am on January 2nd, 2015. The only child of a single mother, she ended her life as she spent her life: close […]

Poem: On Losing Someone

Poem: On Losing Someone

Photo credit: Diane Fornbacher Oh, joy! Words like this Do not come first To the breaking To the aching heart But! Your loved one Is free Finally free Yet Do not hurry Do not be eager To join up With the freed ones Before being called home Your journey Is not to grieve So deeply […]

Mormon-Inspired Medicated Jello, A  Caretaker’s Dream

Mormon-Inspired Medicated Jello, A Caretaker’s Dream

PHOTO: Andrea Pacheco, Creative Commons As parents, caretakers, physicians and all types of nurses and allied health professionals come to realize, respect, and acknowledge the benefits of cannabis, many are faced with the question of how best to administer the essential, extracted oils of the cannabis plant. From butter to oil to tinctures to crampy […]

PA State Senator Daylin Leach On Assisted Suicide And Death With Dignity

PA State Senator Daylin Leach On Assisted Suicide And Death With Dignity

The desire for choice seems to be in America’s DNA. As a people, we demand a cornucopia of choices in virtually every aspect of our lives. We demand everything from 31 flavors to 800 channels. We go to The Cheesecake Factory to choose between 300 menu items, in a mall with 400 stores. Whole political […]

Medical Pot: One Patient’s Plea

Medical Pot: One Patient’s Plea

PHOTO: Jim and Cheryl Miller. A heroic activist to her last breath, Cheryl passed away without legal access to medicinal cannabis. Source: Coalition for Medical Marijuana – New Jersey An open letter to NJ Governor Chris Christie: Please understand that patients don’t count compromises, small steps and delays in days and months. We count them […]