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This is a great video! Wonderful! I will repost wherever I can.

As a doctor specializing in cannabinoid medicine, I can attest to the amazing amount of profound science emerging on the endocannabinoid system - so amazing that it needs to be disseminated. Seriously, this system literally helps regulate all other organ systems in the body, most of all the nervous system.

But medicine is just one finger on hemp's very empowering hand, and I'm glad the other uses of hemp are being highlighted here.

Great bite-size video! Well done!

I'm a Canadian and I smoke almost daily. Not all day or anything but when I get home from work it helps me relax and unwind. I also combine it with meditation which helps greatly! That's just me though.

Here is a great full-length documentary about all the things your video features and more:

The Union: The Business Of Getting High

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jO_ncXj7RE

PS. I once had a serious lung condition (coughing up blood) and my nurse actually encouraged me to smoke marijuana to assist in the healing! People who know the truth understand this is all a bunch of political BS to protect the interests of all kinds of corporations from fuel companies to big pharma.

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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Good background on how it all got started. But you need more on why it continues which IMO is that it is built into the status quo now with jobs in the prison industrial complex, law enforcement etc. Like every government program you can't kill it because too many vested interests. Not too mention that keeping it illegal makes it easier for CIA to use it to fund their unconstitutional activities.

i keep saying this to

i keep saying this to "non-smokers" (which I don't personally), that the legalization of hemp alone could almost single handedly turn our economy around. Biodegradable plasics, affordable organic soap, supplements, rope, lotions, renewable paper, cloths... i mean just read about how AMAZING this plant is...

wikipedia

Hemp does not have a union or special interest lobby or

a PAC or political bloc that donates money to politicians to get votes to get funding. It's all about money, votes, and power.

Face it: the gov't doesn't want America or Americans to prosper

It's been difficult for me to face, but by now I've heard just too many stories. The federal agencies and Congress have been corrupted by monolithic corporations - agribusiness, big pharma, insurance companies... at the expense of both our economic prosperity and our general health & well being.

In the case of hemp, I came across this lovely video clip about a successful hemp company in South Africa. The business opportunities, the nutrition benefits, the healing properties... and it's OUTLAWED HERE.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=BxkDU...

Okay, on a lighter note, not to spread hemp myths or anything, but I was reminded of this "flash from the past" - Jamie Brockett's saga of the U.S.S.Titanic. :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XFYMjkFYPg

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

thanks for posting this

thanks for posting this

The slogan press on has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race. No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.

- Calvin Coolidge

Trillion or 1 cent,

Trillion or 1 cent, carcinogenic or addictive, it shouldn't be illegal PERIOD.

Waite a min

Isn't it a myth that the constitution was written on hemp? It was actually written on Parchment ?

"you're a funny dude, but who gives a fuck about that? I don't care about someone's wit, I care about the courage of their heart and the honesty of their mind."

The draft

The draft

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

The Constitution was

probably written on velum. Velum is a sheepskin that has been tanned down as thin as paper.

It is my understanding

the US Constitution was written on velum and published on hemp, thus, for over a hundred years, most copies, and books, and newspapers, and the reading materials for common men was hemp. Velum was for the elites, hemp was for the common man, least we forget manilla folders... named for manilla grown hemp.

Vote Hemp

Great Video compilation and notations.
Good timing because of the senate farming bill vote. See Sen. Wyden..
Info... http://www.votehemp.com/legislation.html

Mikoni

HEMP FOR VICTORY!

We used hemp to win World War II. Former President George H.W. Bush's parachute was made out of hemp and save his life when the Japanese shot down his plane in 1944.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ne9UF-pFhJY

If you want to blame someone for hemp being illegal in this country, blame William Randolph Hearst and Pierre DuPont.

Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.. — Victor Hugo

Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power. - Benito Mussolini

very interesting---

those who suppress . . .

suppress alternatives to the things that enrich the 'elite'--

Dr. Paul's presidency would not have enriched the 'elite' enough, so *they* did something about it.

As with everything else, the evil will be overthrown; it takes time--

and suffering.

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

LOL when I saw the headline I

LOL when I saw the headline I thought you were talking about Pee Wee's hotdog tree!

two men shot in the head in a theatre?

abe lincoln, and the guy sitting in front of pee wee herman.....

lol!
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ron in 12!

haha!

thats funny. dont know why this comment would get a down vote from someone. It made me laugh!

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Silly me, I thought this was going to be a story about Obama

oh well

One day, I'm gonna' change my name to Dale Lee Paul

Had the same thought

Had the same thought :)

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

ROFL!!!!!!!

Thanks for the laugh!!!

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
James Madison