Nothing has polarized people more in recent times than the debate on either legalizing Marijuana or keeping it banned as a harmful substance. It is derived from the plant called ‘Cannabis Sativa’ and contains the chemical THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol).
According to an anonymous source, Californians who are in the know can get a $150 card which entitles them to a smorgasbord of marijuana-laced goodies, for the treatment of anything the herb can remedy. Thanks to Proposition 215, state law protects Californians who grow, sell and use marijuana for medicinal purposes.
Medical research took a blow last week when a major AIDS vaccine study sponsored by Merck, an international developer, manufacturer and distributor of pharmaceuticals, was called off after preliminary results showed no decline in HIV-infection among those who received the vaccine.