Medical MJ where do you stand

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Now I'm seeing signs for Delta 8.

Has anyone tried this, and what were your results?
 

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Though I'm still with John Colter that this post belongs in "What's happening in your shed":cool:, LOL, IMHO no lawmaking body has any business depriving anyone of cannabis (oil, lotion or plain ole reefer) who has a bona fide medical need for it. My older and only brother suffers from a relatively mild form of epilepsy. During his younger days, he had the ability to sense the onset of seizures and to prevent them by physically stopping whatever he was doing and essentially meditating. Even when seizures occurred, they tended to be the less-severe petit mal variety. Recently, at age 66, he suffered a grand mal seizure with no prior warning. The after effects are far worse than in the past. You can bet your @$$ I'll find a way to get him some cannabis if he needs it. Will I worry about the opinion / legislation of the other Big Brother (the government)? Nope.

When my late father-in-law was in great pain from Stage IV pancreatic cancer, he kept a case of Jack Daniels bourbon on hand at all times. Though many members of his family were committed teetotalers, everyone saw the wisdom of not arguing. Jack was his preferred painkiller during a terminal illness and he perceived the ability to dull the pain while maintaining a far greater degree of mental acuity as opposed to a "full knockout" from codeine or opiods. Several of us offered to find cannabis at the time (more than a decade ago). He tenaciously chose to stick with Jack.
 

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If I take a poppy, score the sides to collect the sap and dry it I get opium. Should poppies be illegal too? A plant should not be illegal - it's just a part of nature. However, if a person wants to be dumb and smoke/chew/dip said plant, then that's their prerogative. Being dumb isn't illegal, is it?
Was it Ron White or Larry The Cable Guy who famously said, "You can't fix stupid"?
 

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Though I'm still with John Colter that this post belongs in "What's happening in your shed":cool:, LOL, IMHO no lawmaking body has any business depriving anyone of cannabis (oil, lotion or plain ole reefer) who has a bona fide medical need for it. My older and only brother suffers from a relatively mild form of epilepsy. During his younger days, he had the ability to sense the onset of seizures and to prevent them by physically stopping whatever he was doing and essentially meditating. Even when seizures occurred, they tended to be the less-severe petit mal variety. Recently, at age 66, he suffered a grand mal seizure with no prior warning. The after effects are far worse than in the past. You can bet your @$$ I'll find a way to get him some cannabis if he needs it. Will I worry about the opinion / legislation of the other Big Brother (the government)? Nope.

When my late father-in-law was in great pain from Stage IV pancreatic cancer, he kept a case of Jack Daniels bourbon on hand at all times. Though many members of his family were committed teetotalers, everyone saw the wisdom of not arguing. Jack was his preferred painkiller during a terminal illness and he perceived the ability to dull the pain while maintaining a far greater degree of mental acuity as opposed to a "full knockout" from codeine or opiods. Several of us offered to find cannabis at the time (more than a decade ago). He tenaciously chose to stick with Jack.
Sorry for quoting your entire posting, it wasn't necessary. Just wanted you to know...

As I mentioned a few entries back, our eldest dog uses CBD oil because he gets Grand Mal seizures. There's no hallucinogenic component in CBD oil. It does help reduce his frequency of occurrence, and with the massive headache, confusion and blindness as he slowly regains consciousness and control of motor function. I suggest you get the highest strength you can find. I also suggest your brother administer it sublingual, as it has a better chance of being absorbed, and not being destroyed by stomach acid.
 
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You're freaking me out, man...

(You know I'm just joking, right? ...or am I?)
We live in a corrupt World ruled by the Wise and Wicked on all sides of the spectrum.
I don't have a favorite.
The Truth is definitely stranger than anything a fiction writer would dare to come up with.
 

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We live in a corrupt World ruled by the Wise and Wicked on all sides of the spectrum.
I don't have a favorite.
The Truth is definitely stranger than anything a fiction writer would dare to come up with.
…I refer all to the thread, “Today’s Chuckle”.
 

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Okay, Anthony.
Back in that post, I was just making a light hearted joke, using the vernacular of young American pot heads. I know you're in Australia, so maybe my joking was misunderstood.

With regards to your current reply, I actually do have a favorite. I believe there are more good folk than bad in our world, but I also see the bad among us too.
I took your reply as a joke. Don't sweat it.
I'm just struggling to suppress my rage at the corruption going on in the World at the moment, and its going on above the heads of elected officials.
Hence the ridiculous notion that pot is an illegal substance, yet far more dangerous drugs, are legal, and make certain companies billions of dollars.
My apologies for the political content.
 
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Both medical and recreational cannabis are legal in my state and have been for ten years. (What is taking the rest of you so long? 😂) We haven’t turned into a den of addiction and crime. I often have an edible to help sleep. I have noticed my ukulele sounds a lot better after I take one. Just thought I’d introduce ukuleles again.
 

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I guess my question would be does marijuana use relieve arthritis symptoms in the hands, which could be helpful for some uke & guitar players.
 

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I guess if it is a purified CBD product without hallucinogenic effects and only consumed in the privacy of ones residence so that others are not affected, then I think it is ok for people to use who think it helps them.
 

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It all depends how you let it impact your life. It has the capabilities to calm your pain and mind but it can be overdone like anything else. I think it has less side effects than what the doctor will give you. Use it within reason and I think it can have a very positive impact.