Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update $POTN Medical marijuana is getting some attention in Congress, Arizona PTSD patients are still out of luck, Michigan dispensaries have 3 months to shut their doors and get licensed, and more. NationalLast Wednesday, a bipartisan group of senators reintroduced the CARERS Act. Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Al Franken (D-MN), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), […]

The New Face of the Medical Marijuana Industry

The New Face of the Medical Marijuana Industry

The New Face of the Medical Marijuana Industry $POTN “This is an exciting time to be on the forefront of the CBD revolution” “A dramatic reversal in the perception of Cannabis comes as more research is done on its benefits” “A Presidential Commission calls for a Declaration of National Emergency to address opioid addiction.” “Non […]

American Adults are Dying of Adverse Reactions to Rx Medications

American Adults are Dying of Adverse Reactions to Rx Medications

 American Adults are Dying of Adverse Reactions to Rx Medications $POTN More than 50% of US adults regularly take Rx medications, and the average adult takes 4 a day, I take none. More than 2-M serious ADR’s (adverse drug reactions) occur every year in the US leading to 100,000 deaths ADRs are the 4th leading cause of death […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update NIH awards a grant to study marijuana and opioid addiction, the head of the NBA hints at a more relaxed approach to pot, Utah activists are ready to begin signature-gathering for a medical marijuana initiative, and more. NationalLast Wednesday, the NIH awarded a grant to study marijuana and opioid addiction. The National […]

US Patients’ Opioid Overdoses Leading to More ICU Admissions & Deaths

US Patients’ Opioid Overdoses Leading to More ICU Admissions & Deaths

US Patients’ Opioid Overdoses Leading to More ICU Admissions & Deaths $POTN Now more and more patients are Opting for CBD instead of Rx pain medications. A growing number of Americans are needing IC (intensive care) for opioid overdoses and dying after receiving treatment for serious complications, a US study revealed Wednesday. Opioid-related overdose deaths […]

Drugstore non-Rx Painkillers, Not as Safe as You Think

Drugstore non-Rx Painkillers, Not as Safe as You Think

Drugstore non-Rx Painkillers, Not as Safe as You Think $POTN The opioid crisis is getting a lot of attention now, but the highly-addictive Rx (prescription medications) are not the only class of pain relievers causing serious health problems in the US. “The opioid crisis is an emergency — and I’m saying officially right now it’s […]

Medical Marijuana Update: Patients are Opting for CBD Instead of Rx Medication

Medical Marijuana Update: Patients are Opting for CBD Instead of Rx Medication

Medical Marijuana Update: Patients are Opting for CBD Instead of Rx Medication $POTN A recent study reveals at 40% of patients who consume high-CBD forms of cannabis stopped using traditional pharmaceutical medications and now use marijuana to treat their symptoms. The survey was conducted by Brightfield Group, a market research firm focused on the legal […]

Germany is Already Feeling the Pain of President Trump’s Rebuke

Germany is Already Feeling the Pain of President Trump’s Rebuke

Germany is Already Feeling the Pain of President Trump’s Rebuke A funny thing, the Merkel/Hussein Obama Berlin rally was an arrogant mistake on their part. Germany a nation rebuilt by American taxpayers Monday is railing against US President Donald Trump, slamming his “short-sighted” policies that have “weakened the West” and hurt European interests worldwide. The […]

Gold’s Price at 1-Month Low = More Pain for Mining Stocks

Gold’s Price at 1-Month Low = More Pain for Mining Stocks

Gold’s Price at 1-Month Low = More Pain for Mining Stocks $GLD, $ABX,  $NEM,  $AU, $GG,  $NCMGY, $GFI, $AEM, $GOLD After its worst week since November, Gold was drifting lower again Thursday with the metal coming under pressure from a stronger US and an interest rate hike likely ahead in the US, just the 3rd […]

New Treatment Guidelines Stress Non-Drug Interventions for Back Pain

New Treatment Guidelines Stress Non-Drug Interventions for Back Pain

New Treatment Guidelines Stress Non-Drug Interventions for Back Pain In a recent NW-T’s article, doctors are increasingly starting to prescribe activity in combination with a wait-and-watch approach for back pain patients. On 14 February, the American College of Physicians also issued updated treatment guidelines for acute, subacute and chronic low back pain, now sidestepping medication […]

Marijuana Legalization in USA Triggering Keen Investor Interest

Marijuana Legalization in USA Triggering Keen Investor Interest

Marijuana Legalization in USA Triggering Keen Investor Interest $GWPH, $INSY, $CARA, $MON, $ADM Marijuana legalization in the USA has brought keen interest among investors seeking to profit from a growing and very valuable cash crop. The states of California, Nevada, Massachusetts, Maine, Florida, North Dakota, Arkansas and Montana have approved measures to allow the Medical […]

America’s Opioid Addiction Epidemic Was No Accident

America’s Opioid Addiction Epidemic Was No Accident

America’s Opioid Addiction Epidemic Was No Accident Today, more Americans use RX opioids than smoke cigarettes. Opiates such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl and morphine also kill more Americans than automobile accidents annually. Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin, lied to doctors and patients, convincing them that OxyContin, a narcotic pain killer was safe and non-addictive […]

Donald Trump, “Fidel Castro, a brutal dictator, caused death and pain”

Donald Trump, “Fidel Castro, a brutal dictator, caused death and pain”

Donald Trump, “Fidel Castro, a brutal dictator, caused death and pain” “The world is a better place” because of his death.” US President Elect Donald Trump said Saturday that his administration will “do all it can” to help boost freedom and prosperity for Cuban people after the death of Fidel Castro. “Today, the world marks […]

Medical Marijuana and the Opioid Epidemic

Medical Marijuana and the Opioid Epidemic

Medical Marijuana and the Opioid Epidemic In Y 2014, more people died from drug overdoses than in any other year on record. Over 60% of these deaths involved opioids. These powerful medications are often prescribed to people for chronic pain relief, although they often fail to provide relief. Where they do excel is in causing […]

22 Vets Commit Suicide Daily, is Medical Marijuana the Solution?

22 Vets Commit Suicide Daily, is Medical Marijuana the Solution?

22 Vets Commit Suicide Daily, is Medical Marijuana the Solution? Dr. Sue Sisley, a former Department of Veterans Affairs physician, has devoted her life to coming with an effective treatment for PTSD. But her  promising work is controversial and not without detractors. As one of the nation’s foremost scientific experts on medical marijuana, Dr. Sisley […]

Americans Spend $30-B Annually on Alternative Medicine, Why?

Americans Spend $30-B Annually on Alternative Medicine, Why?

Americans Spend $30-B Annually on Alternative Medicine, Why? Consumers in the US spend about $30-B annually on alternative medicine, according to a newly published federal report from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), in which 44,743 individuals in the US aged 4 and above participated. The Big Q: Why do people in America spend […]

Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy

Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy

Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy House Republicans blocked an effort to open up banking for Marijuana businesses House Turns Back Effort to Give Pot Businesses Access to Banks. The Republican-led House Wednesday voted down an amendment to the FY 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act that would have blocked federal regulators […]

Paul Manafort now ‘in Charge’ of Donald Trump’s Presidential Campaign

Paul Manafort now ‘in Charge’ of Donald Trump’s Presidential Campaign

Paul Manafort now ‘in Charge’ of Donald Trump’s Presidential Campaign Paul Manafort is now ‘in Charge’ of Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign after the campaign announced it has parted ways with Corey Lewandowski. “Mr. Trump obviously made a decision this morning,” Barry Bennett said Monday on TV. “I have not yet talked to him about it, […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The California legislature gets down to business, MM expansion bills become law in Colorado and Vermont, a “poison pill” California initiative fails to make the ballot, and more.  California Last Wednesday, the Senate approved a medical marijuana sales tax. The Senate Wednesday approved a bill imposing a 15% sales tax on medical […]

The Cycle Opioid of Addiction

The Cycle Opioid of Addiction

The Cycle Opioid of Addiction Sadly, legendary musician Prince appears to be yet another victim of the opioid epidemic. OxyContin became a blockbuster drug mainly through misleading claims, claims Purdue Pharma knew were false from the very beginning. The basic promise was that it provided pain relief for a full 12 hours, 2X as long […]

Sex is Really Good for Us, So is Hugging

Sex is Really Good for Us, So is Hugging

Sex is Really Good for Us, So is Hugging Like letting the Sun warm our skin on a Spring day or sinking healthy Real Organic food we love, it is a bonus when something that feels good is good,  and that is the case with Sex. Beyond the emotional benefits, we can also expect to […]

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) May Dull Happiness

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) May Dull Happiness

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) May Dull Happiness $JNJ Acetaminophen’s apparent dulling effect on peoples emotional responses might work for better or for worse, watering down not only negative emotions but also positive ones. Tylenol is a product of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Researchers showed emotional photos to college students who had either taken a 1,000-mg dose of […]