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Cannabis is medicine, and always has been (Farming and Sustainability)
Lopez Island
April 9, 2019
Posted by Denise Clark, Lopez Island

All cannabis is medicine- no exceptions. Not all cannabis is recreational, still it’s physically good for you unlike alcohol.


Scare tactic: ‘The industry is about smoking, vaping, edibles and CBD products. This particular grow operation is for flower only (getting high.) Show me some statistics please.’


It’s an unusual request considering you have nothing against cannabis, but I’m glad you asked. Would actual test results from my personal ‘flower’ suffice?


Grown locally, legally, and you cannot get high. CBD counteracts THC. Read the terpene profiles and you’ll find why they smell so good:

https://www.leafly.com/news/cannabis-101/benefits-of-cannabis-terpenes-ocimene-terpinolene-and-guaiol
https://www.leafly.com/news/cannabis-101/myrcene-linalool-and-bisabolol-what-are-the-benefits-of-these-can

I imagine everyone knows someone who’s suffered with breast cancer. Eighty years of prohibition has made research impossible. Prohibitionist to blame maybe?

https://www.projectcbd.org/medicine/thc-versus-breast-cancer

All cannabis is good medicine, and always has been.


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Article that didn't open:

GoodEarth Resources PTY LTD ABN 79 124 022 859
The Role of Industrial Hemp in Carbon Farming
Name: James Vosper BSCHons, FRGS
Company: GoodEarth Resources PTY Ltd (ABN 79 124 022 859)

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Denise Clark: Cannabis is medicine, and always has been

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Hi Judy,

You asked, and the Grange provides:

Hemp: History Legislation Cultivation And The Farm Bill (Talk, Lecture)
Lopez Island Grange #1060, Lopez

May 17, 2019, 7:00pm (more info is on the Lopez Rocks Calendar)

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Judy Osmundson: Cannabis is medicine, and always has been

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Might seem off subject, but why aren’t we growing hemp on the island?
Judy Osmundson: Cannabis is medicine, and always has been

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Might seem off subject, but why aren’t we growing hemp on the island?
Lopez Island Prevention Coalition: Cannabis is medicine, and always has been

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I do not believe the issue is about whether there is a benefit to medical marijuana.

However, I would challenge your statement “grown locally, legally and you cannot get high. CBD counteracts THC.”

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Steve Snowden: Cannabis is medicine, and always has been

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Denise, in case you didn't see my posting on water usage in a different thread, here is the gist. Using numbers from the publication "Marijuana Venture", which I assume is a industry publication, suggests that a Tier 2 plus a Tier 3 grow.... Read all
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Carol- I would be a hypocrite to judge people, when I too use recourses.

It’s more about casting stones and glass houses, similar to publicly posting permit violations. Now that would open a can of anarchy!!

Dwane- Please don’t take.... Read all
Dwane Cummings: Cannabis is medicine, and always has been

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Denise, it's true that cannabis is good medicine for some problems, it has it's place. Growing a few plants in your family hoophouse out in the middle of nowhere, ok, growing thousands of plants next door to peoples homes is not. I drove by that.... Read all
Carol Deckelbaum: Cannabis is medicine, and always has been

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Wow Denise. You've just made a whole bunch of assumptions about how often people flush their toilet, or shower, or where "the petitioners" live. You are throwing words out there that are based on nothing.

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Hi Julienne- I know you have a sincere and justifiable concern, but six gallons a day per plant as stated on the saynolopez website is only a SCARE TATIC. Good grief, they’re not aquatic plants!

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Julienne Battalia: Cannabis is medicine, and always has been

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Yes true, but the issue is not about good medicine, its about industrial farming of a crop that off gasses very strong odors and uses a tremendous amount of water.
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Sorry, the links for the test results didn't work. Here is a working link and three attached files.

Markets:
https://www.cannabisbusinesstimes.com/article/spotlight-canadas-new-adult-use-market/

See Attached Files