Join me at the largest free speech event on the planet, Seattle Hempfest 2013. Because of it’s low toxicity and broad effectiveness, cannabis has a huge role to play in 21st century medicine. I am excited to announce that I will be speaking on the medical panel for the third time about the benefits of topical, raw and low-psychoactive applications of cannabis for chronic pain. Come to Hempfest and educate yourself about the myriad of benefits offered by the Cannabis plant including medicinal, scientific, industrial, agricultural, economic, environmental, and other benefits and applications. There will be lot’s of live music and other festivities too. It’s fun and it’s FREE!
I’ll be speaking at the Peter McWilliams stage on Friday, August 16 at 5:40 PM; on the Medical Panel on Saturday, August 17th at the Hemposium stage at 11:50 AM; and on Sunday, August 18th at the Seeley stage at 12:50 PM. Here is a list of the full speaker schedule and Hempfest map.
Topical cannabis reduces pain in just 20 minutes after application, broadens range of motion, and does not give patients a head high. Additionally, cannabis helps patients use less harmful medications such as opiates, and in terms of toxicity, it is by far the safest of all the pain medications.
For those of you interested in cannabis as a treatment for migraine headache, here’s an interesting video. Dr. David Bearman discusses the early historical use of cannabis for migraine in the United States. Enjoy, -Dr. Jake Felice
Run From The Cure is one of the more impactful cannabis videos that I’ve seen. It is one of the first videos that introduced me to the many uses of Rick Simpson oil. Run From The Cure producer and director Christian Laurette is now raising funds for a second film. Find out how you can help below and you can also click here to donate to the cause. Enjoy…. -Dr. Jake Felice
“Run from the Cure: The Rick Simpson Story- A film by Christian Laurette” changed the world when it was released in 2008. The film shows how Rick Simpson revived the cannabis oil medicine to use as a cure for cancer. It was groundbreaking because there was nothing else like it. “Run from the Cure” has been viewed millions of times by people all over the world and translated into multiple languages.Fast forward 5 years and Christian feels it’s finally time for ‘Run from the Cure 2″. His new documentary again will be available for FREE and will feature some great activists such as Rick Simpson (current figurehead of the global cannabis movement), Corrie Yelland, David Triplett, Shona Banda. This time around though, Christian has decided to feature medical professionals as well. This will bring to light the science behind cannabis and cancer. Some of the medical professionals will include Janet Sweeney PhD., Dr. Bob Melamede PhD. and Dennis Hill a bio chemist.
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