Category: Cannabis

Beating the odds on cancer with medical marijuana

Hi y’all. I am still mainly on hiatus from writing my blog as I spend most of my waking hours wrestling our fragile democracy back from the narcissist, Trump, and his GOP enablers. As many of you know, my favorite posts are about medical cannabis success stories. The one I am about to post is... Read more »

Illinois is ready to legalize recreational marijuana

The cannabis juggernaut is barreling on in a forwardly direction despite all efforts by lame duck US Attorney General, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, to stop it. I almost feel sad for the guy. He seems to be stuck in some 1930s “Reefer Madness” time warp. He can’t understand why so few people are paying attention... Read more »

All marijuana use is medicinal

Greetings dear readers. I know. I know. I have REALLY been shirking my blogging responsibilities. Mea culpa. Here’s the thing. I am kinda busy trying to wrestle back our democracy from a coup perpetrated by Vladimir Putin and the fascist dictator, one Donald J. Trump, aided and abetted by his GOP enablers. I am on... Read more »
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When blogging yo! meets medical marijuana

A few months ago, I received the following message via FB Messenger: Hi Leslie, my name is Frederick (not his real name) and I have a daughter with Angelman Syndrome..I need your help to guide me purchasing CBD+THC for my daughter….we live in London,UK…GOD BLESS YOU !!!! It turned out that Frederick had found my... Read more »

How marijuana helped breast cancer survivor recover from trauma

I have the pleasure of hosting a guest blogger today who prefers to remain anonymous. She considers her story to be a cannabis success story. So, without further ado, her is her post. I suffer from a lot of mental health issues and I am a pothead. Yup, I am being brutally honest about myself.... Read more »

Medical marijuana opened up many doors for Illinois man with epilepsy

Four months ago I wrote a post about David Kurfman, friend, Illinois medical cannabis patient, medical cannabis advocate and now an employee in the Illinois medical cannabis industry. It has been such an interesting journey for David. His family and friends bought into the propaganda that marijuana use was evil and was a gateway drug... Read more »
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Illinois medical marijuana community is a microcosm of a unified America

Illinois medical marijuana community is a microcosm of a unified America
If you spend any time on social media at the moment, it only takes a few minutes to realize how divided our country is, to the point where I fear for what might happen. I have heard of more than one extended family where there are both Trump supporters and Clinton supporters which must make... Read more »

Recent medical marijuana news round-up with video of 51-foot inflatable joint

He ha! I haven’t done what I call a “medical cannabis round-up” in a long while. That is what I refer to as exciting recent cannabis news items that I just have to share with you, dear readers. Those of you involved in Illinois’ medical cannabis program know how difficult it has been to get... Read more »

Medical marijuana helps Illinois 5 year old recover from in utero stroke

The posts I enjoy writing the most these days are those that chronicle cannabis success stories for children. Today’s post is about a 5 year old named Aria who has had unbelievable challenges in life since before birth. Her Mom, Lauren Ford, is my hero…and I say that as the Mother of a child with... Read more »
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Baltimore Ravens release Eugene Monroe due to medical marijuana advocacy

Eugene Monroe was released by the Baltimore Ravens on June 15, 2016, for his stance on medical cannabis as a treatment option for football career injuries….except that was not at all the reason given by the Ravens for Monroe’s release. According to them, it was due to all his injuries. In fact, they completely opposed... Read more »