Monday, September 8, 2008

More good news about medical marijuana, but why are we pillheads still so puritanical?

Here's a neat story about yet another possible medicinal use for our good friends Cannabis spp.

It irks me endlessly, though, that a nation of alleged adults is so obsessed about the "mood-altering effects" of pot, particularly in light of the fact that we consume billions of dollars worth of mood-altering pharmaceuticals every day?

USAmericans don't think about things too hard, that's for certain.
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Chemicals in marijuana may be useful in fighting MRSA, a kind of staph bacterium that is resistant to certain antibiotics.
At least two of the cannabinoids don't have mood-altering effects, so there could be a way to use these substances without creating the high of marijuana.

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