10 Jul '11, 12am

U.S. Government Declares Marijuana Has No Medical Value | Care2 Causes

U.S. Government Declares Marijuana Has No Medical Value | Care2 Causes

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency recently decreed that marijuana has no accepted medical use and should remain classified alongside heroin and cocaine as a dangerous and addictive drug. The DEA’s decree was issued almost 10 years after supporters of medical marijuana filed a petition with the agency to have marijuana removed from schedule I of the CSA and rescheduled as cannabis in schedule III, IV or V. Despite a mounting body of research that demonstrates marijuana’s effectiveness in treating certain diseases, like glaucoma and multiple sclerosis, and the side effects of chemotherapy, the DEA ruled “that marijuana has a high potential for abuse, has no accepted medical use in the United States, and lacks an acceptable level of safety for use even under medical supervision.” (Read the rest of the ruling here .)” For a review of over a decade of scientific literature explo...

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Syria Surveilling Protesters in US; Hama Greets US Envoy With Olive Branches (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

Syria Surveilling Protesters in US; Hama Greets...

care2.com 09 Jul '11, 4pm

The US and French ambassadors stayed for two days in the city of Hama, the site of the largest demonstrations in Syria so ...

Obesity Is An Epidemic In the U.S. | Care2 Causes

Obesity Is An Epidemic In the U.S. | Care2 Causes

care2.com 09 Jul '11, 1am

“This country is dying on its knees,” said Jamie Oliver , the celebrity chef from the U.K., during his ABC television show...

Government in “time warp”

blog.limkitsiang.com 12 Jul '11, 6am

One explanation for the hamfisted and gross mishandling of the 709 Bersih 2.0 rally for free and fair elections in Merdeka...

Justice Department Could Crack Down on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries | Care2 Causes

Justice Department Could Crack Down on Medical ...

care2.com 03 Jul '11, 4pm

A new memo from the Department of Justice could threaten production of medical marijuana , even in states like California,...

Canada Declares Open Hunting On Wild Wolves

care2.com 08 Jul '11, 6pm

Shame on you Canada and the United States for allowing this to happen, I am so sick at heart about this that I can't even ...

World Green Tourism

eco-business.com 11 Jul '11, 6am

World Green Tourism (WGT), supported by the ADTA and the EAD is the only event in the region dedicated to the promotion of...

Bahraini Soccer Players Detained & Tortured | Care2 Causes #bahrain #humanrights #feb14 #bhn

Bahraini Soccer Players Detained & Tortured | C...

care2.com 10 Jul '11, 10pm

Several Bahraini soccer players, including stars of the country’s national team, were detained and tortured after particip...

Half of Americans Who Get Govt Aid Say They Don't | Care2 Causes

Half of Americans Who Get Govt Aid Say They Don...

care2.com 11 Jul '11, 12am

Half of Americans who receive government aid in the form of social services believe that they have not “used a government ...

Bersih, the humbling of government - by Sakmong...

blog.limkitsiang.com 11 Jul '11, 2am

By Sakmongkol AK47 The Malaysian Insider Jul 10, 2011 JULY 10 — And then the whole country erupts into chaos. This is what...

Justice Department Issues New Medical Marijuana Memo - Care2 News ...: On Wednesday, the Justice Department issu...

Justice Department Issues New Medical Marijuana...

care2.com 04 Jul '11, 5pm

On Wednesday, the Justice Department issued a new memorandum in an effort to further clarify - or perhaps obfuscate - the ...

Saving the Planet One Clothesline at a Time | Care2 Causes

Saving the Planet One Clothesline at a Time | C...

care2.com 11 Jul '11, 6am

When looking at laundry hanging from a clothesline can drive a neighbor to murder , you know something’s seriously out of ...

“It is hotter than balls,” says U.S. government

grist.org 12 Jul '11, 2pm

climate change “It is hotter than balls,” says U.S. government by Christopher Mims 12 Jul 2011 10:12 AM 640 max heat recor...

New Wheelchair for Jack the Dog | Care2 Causes

New Wheelchair for Jack the Dog | Care2 Causes

care2.com 12 Jul '11, 9am

What sort of person steals a dog’s wheelchair? That’s what Rhode Island resident, Marilyn Proulx must have been wondering ...

Arizona Removes "Retardation," "Crippled" From Statutes | Care2 Causes

Arizona Removes "Retardation," "Crippled" From ...

care2.com 10 Jul '11, 2am

On Thursday, Arizona held a ceremonial signing to celebrate the passage of House Bill 2213 , which officially removes the ...

Saving Tasmanian Devils may lead to cancer treatments | Care2 Causes

Saving Tasmanian Devils may lead to cancer trea...

care2.com 09 Jul '11, 3pm

Cartoonist Robert McKimson pegged parts of the Tasmanian Devil’s character pretty much square on when he created Taz for W...