Research, News, and Hemp Products

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Research:

Marijuana and Medicine:  Assessing the Science Base (1999)
Great study and publication from the National Academy of Science.  Thorough unbiased research into marijuana’s uses – both past and present.
Very interesting reading!!!

Clinical Trial finds Synthetic Derivative of Marijuana to be Safe Medicine
Atlantic Technology Venture’s CT-3 Shows Promise as Pain Reliever in First Human Trial

Cannabidiol and ( - ) Delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol are neuroprotective antioxidants
The antioxidative properties of cannabinoids suggest a therapeutic use as neuroprotective agents, and the particular properties of cannabidiol make it a good candidate for such development.
National Academy of Sciences – PNAS.org

Hippocampal neurotoxicity of Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol.
Marijuana consumption elicits diverse physiological and psychological effects in humans, including memory loss. Here we report that Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the major psychoactive component of marijuana, is toxic for hippocampal neurons
National Center for Biotechnology Information – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Cannabis use and cognitive decline in persons under 65 years of age.
The purpose of this study was to investigate possible adverse effects of cannabis use on cognitive decline after 12 years in persons under age 65 years.
National Center for Biotechnology Information – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

History of the Medical Use of Marijuana
Interesting historical article
From Marijuana-Hemp.com 

Marijuana as a Treatment for Cancer
169 Patient cancer study from the University of New Mexico
From Marijuana-Hemp.com 

Excerpted from Hemp seed Nutrition
Hemp seed Nutrition
by: Lynn Osburn

The Four Basic Uses of Cannabis Hemp
Food, Fiber, Fuel and Medicine
The Four Basic Uses of Cannabis Hemp
by Mari Kane. 

News:

News Archives
We have started scanning in News Articles from the Orange County news papers. You can submit articles to Webmaster@OCHemp.org

Information on D.A.R.E.
Don’t you D.A.R.E. tell lies about hemp!

New Hemp Related Links Wanted!
Please send your Hemp Related Links to: webmaster@ochemp.org  

Movie – Hemp For Victory
www.freespeach.com has the entire movie, Hemp For Victory in Real Video format available to view online anytime.

Erowid
A really good place for information on Cannabis (Delta 9 – tetrahydrocannabinol).

Hemp Related:

Cooking with Hemp Seeds
Hempseeds are a delicious, nutritious source of vegetable protein. When roasted, their flavor is something between sunflower and pumpkin seeds.

Hemp Can Help Us
Information on how Hemp Can Help Us. Including some informative links about Hemp.

James Dawson’s Freedom Pages
Home of the Journey for Justice.

Bag O’ Hemp
Bag O’ Hemp designs and manufactures the highest quality purses, backpacks and accessory pouches made of hemp.

Marijuana as Art
“Marijuana as Art” honors and supports the Wo/Men’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM) in Santa Cruz, CA.

Telluride Hempery
Information on how to make our unique hemp jewelry.

Activism:

Activism.org
Information Activism is a movement dedicated to maintaining the integrity of information on the Internet.

Californians For Compassionate Use
Medical marijuana news & information from the group that wrote Prop. 215.

Campaign for the Restoration and Regulation of Hemp
A Great Site for Hemp Information and Entertainment.  Home of Hemp TV and Hemp Jeopardy.

NORML
Working to reform marijuana laws.

Reconsider
A forum on drug policy.

Resources:

Green Networking for Orange County
An information clearinghouse of local environmental groups and issues.

The Drug Reform Coordination Network
The Drug Reform Coordination Network, the central Internet resource for drug policy reform.

Hemp.com
Hemp Information and Resources…

Hemp Times Magazine
Saving the planet in style. Hemps News at Hemp Wire