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  • hello and welcome to Cannabis Common Sense we have another show free night

  • hopefully a great one next to it

  • next door to me here is mister casper Leach and over in the wings john cornet

  • to play some music for you we have a number of news stories tonight mainly

  • medical stories we'll have some video clips and will be taking your phone

  • calls if you have a question about marijuana are him give us a call 503 288

  • 4442 and we'll get you in here in about 15 minutes or so i cant wait to call in

  • but first as we always do we're gonna bring on our infamous dancing cannabis

  • Leafs before

  • using marijuana as an adult is not associated with mood and anxiety

  • disorders including depression and bipolar disorder according to a new

  • study published yesterday the research published in the journal of the American

  • Medical Association psychiatry

  • challenges some previous studies which claimed an association between marijuana

  • use and both depression and anxiety scientists examine the records of nearly

  • 35,000 American adults who participated in the National epidemiologic survey on

  • alcohol and related conditions they looked at the prevalence of cannabis use

  • among the study's participants in 2001 and 2002 then checked on their rates of

  • mental health problems three years later 2004 and 2005 after controlling for

  • confounding factors such as socioeconomic differences family history

  • environment and past and present psyche I psychiatric disorders reach searchers

  • found that cannabis use was not associated with increased risk for

  • developing mood or anxiety disorders the lead author mark Olson of Columbia

  • University in New York City and his colleagues think that some prior

  • evidence of supposed links between marijuana and psychiatric disorders

  • could be due more to confounding factors that actual connection

  • the research is quote a strike against the hypothesis that cannabis use cause

  • its mood and anxiety disorders in quote according to Keith Humphreys a

  • specialist in addiction and mental health at Stanford University the study

  • did find an association between cannabis use and later substance use disorders

  • such as dependence on alcohol tobacco and other drugs people who use one

  • substance often use others as in the classic beer and a cigarette combo

  • according to Olufsen he said quote the findings concerning cannabis raised the

  • question

  • alcohol use also contributes to the risk of subsequent substance use disorders in

  • quote but he added that's beyond the scope of this current study the new

  • study adds to the previous research debunking the supposed connection

  • between marijuana and mental health disorders

  • much of the United States federal government's literature on cannabis

  • includes erroneous claims about links between marijuana and depression which

  • are downright inaccurate in view of the latest findings in its 2014 publication

  • the dangers and consequences of marijuana abuse the Federal Drug

  • Enforcement Administration mentions depression no fewer than four steam

  • times falsely claiming that cannabis is linked to depression among teens adults

  • and even dogs the tragedy is that these inaccurate documents are often used as

  • the basis of a federal drug policy which locks people out for possessing cannabis

  • a harmless plant and shuts off safe access to a medicine that could help

  • hundreds and thousands maybe millions of patients across the river in washington

  • stay in washington state's marijuana legalization law I 502 passed in 2012

  • didn't take long until folks figured out it's the most badly written legalization

  • law yet passed it so badly written in fact that under this report early

  • progressive legislation it's a felony to pass a joint your significant other ppl

  • Washington apparently didn't read the damn thing before they passed I 502

  • seemingly not make it past legalization and thinking how bad could that be it

  • now falls upon the hapless Washington legislature to fix the mess and that's

  • pretty damn scary to anyone who knows just how clueless it is and that body of

  • lawmakers when it comes to cannabis but they get points for trying at least when

  • it comes to the sharing issue Washington's house bill 2494 an act

  • relating to penalties for marijuana offenses on Monday past the Washington

  • house 73 224 and has been referred to committee in the Senate the bill would

  • finally allow adults 21 and older to share up to half an ounce of cannabis

  • flowers eight ounces of infused edibles and 36 ounces

  • infuse drink without being guilty of a felony we hope the senate passes over in

  • europe into in Germany the administration of fda-approved synthetic

  • THC your travel all marinol induces death and leukemia cell lines and offers

  • a low toxic their option for patients with cancer according to findings

  • published online in the journal BMC cancer German researchers evaluated the

  • impact to trap and all on leukemia cells investigators reported that synthetic

  • THC display quote remarkable antiproliferative as well as Pro app

  • atopic efficacy cause cell death in a broad spectrum of acute leukemia cell

  • lines in quote these findings provide a promising rationale for the clinical use

  • of cannabinoids in distinct entities of acute leukemia the authors concluded

  • preclinical data dating back over four decades it's consistently documented the

  • ability of various cannabinoids to halt the spread of cancer cells in laboratory

  • settings in 2011 the website for the USA National Cancer Institute cancer dot gov

  • publicly acknowledged the anticancer properties of cannabinoids posting quote

  • cannabinoids appear to kill tumor cells but do not affect their non transform

  • counterparts in may even protect them from cell death in the practice of

  • integrative oncology the healthcare provider may recommend medicinal

  • cannabis not only for symptom management but also for its possible direct

  • antitumor effect in quote language was removed from the website a little over a

  • week later because the federal interference however this study dropping

  • all has preferential anti leukemic activity in acute lymphoblastic and Mike

  • Lloyd leukemia with lymphoid differentiated certain patterns appears

  • in BMC cancer in Italy the recent use of cannabis is associated with improved

  • outcomes in patients hospitalized with interest several hemorrhaging or I C H A

  • K

  • leading in the brain according to data published online ahead of print in the

  • journal Sarah breath

  • bro vascular diseases and international team of investigators from Argentina

  • Italy and the Netherlands and the United States evaluated demographic trends and

  • patient outcomes in a cohort of 725 patients with spontaneous I C H

  • the researchers reported that cannabis positive subjects possessed milder I C H

  • presentation upon hospitalization and presented less disability discharge as

  • compared to similarly batch patients who tested negative for cannabinoids

  • preclinical in observational trial dated previously indicated you have to its Bay

  • possess neuroprotective activity specifically a 2014 UCLA study

  • previously reported that traumatic brain injury patients who tested positive for

  • cannabis upon hospital admission possess significantly increased survival rates

  • as compared to patients who tested negative for marijuana this study prior

  • cannabis use is associated with out come after interest cerebral hemorrhage

  • appears in cerebral vascular disease now up in Montreal Canada cannabinoids are

  • safe and effective in the treatment of chronic pain conditions according to a

  • recent review of clinical trials published online ahead of print in the

  • Canadian Journal of anesthesia Vesta Gators at the University of Montreal

  • Department of Anesthesiology evaluated the results of 26 clinical trials of

  • good or excellent quality involving 1364 subjects trials to assess the use of

  • various types of cannabinoid preparations including herbal cannabis

  • liquid in oral cannabis extracts and synthetic cannabinoid agents in pain

  • treatment the authors reported that cannabinoids were efficacious in

  • alleviating various types of pain including pain to dinner at the

  • musculoskeletal disorders fibromyalgia HIV and other chronic pain conditions

  • they concluded quote overall the recent literature supports the idea that

  • currently available cannabinoids are modestly effective analgesic that

  • provide a safe reasonable therapeutic option for managing chronic non-cancer

  • related pain and possibly cancer-related pain as well

  • quote their conclusion mimics that of 2015 systemic review published in the

  • journal new road immune pharmacology that reported quote cannabinoids are

  • safe

  • demonstrate a modest analgesic effect and provide a reasonable treatment

  • option for treatment of chronic non-cancer pain in this study medical

  • cannabis considerations for the anesthesiologist in pain physician

  • appears in this month's edition of the Canadian Journal of anaesthesia a lot of

  • medical stories tonight now we're gonna go over to Jack credit is waiting in the

  • wings ready to play some use of marijuana but I call it cannabis and

  • it's much more than the tree of life

  • related songs every we welcomed viewers well from caspar

  • to say hey it is the 19th of February and if you're watching us on Friday the

  • 19th you can call us 50 3288 4442 that's 50 3288 4442 were also streaming online

  • at Ustream dot tv if you're watching their you can type something a little

  • text box area and hopefully we get that translated to a little video screen here

  • so we can answer your questions on line as well have you been doing casper I am

  • excited we got a lot of good things going on at the time for him global

  • broadcasting networks are encouraged people to drop in and check it out we

  • got all kinds of wonderful music and of course great podcast for you to enjoy

  • download and share new poll been really busy the Oregon legislators also

  • considering a bill 1591 that would allow medical club to make numerous other

  • changes to the medical law last week our show was all clips from a rally back

  • Monday a week ago when I think there are some great speeches in last week's show

  • but there's going to be another rally at the state Capitol on the 23rd talking

  • pet which is a week from Tuesday talking about the arts Tuesday action talking

  • about the changes and also going in the lobby the legislature the marijuana law

  • panel joint session they like to you

  • humorously call it that's what it's really called the Joint Committee on

  • cannabis and measure 91 implementation they have their Tuesday hearings coming

  • up on Tuesday as well so it's good chance to get in there and tell the

  • legislators who in charge of drafting these laws what you think about their

  • changes how we need to protect medical marijuana and how we need to realize

  • that marijuana is not alcohol

  • you know it doesn't deserve to be treated like alcohol no one dies from

  • marijuana like they die from alcohol and the most dangerous thing about marijuana

  • are the laws against it so we are due to get down there right to state

  • legislators and support this if you're across the river in washington support

  • that senate bill that will allow candidates to be shared as well plus

  • alcohol on so many different levels is just damaging to your body . that's true

  • liver kidneys your eyes your brain cells were also your blood pressure even in

  • the number of days that you might stay on this planet whereas utilizing

  • Canada's helps you so many different ways including for most people probably

  • increasing longevity

  • well that was one of the things I learned from Jack here I thought was

  • really most amazing I didn't believe it when he first said he did he said that's

  • an outrageous thing to say people who smoked marijuana and cigarettes with an

  • average of seven years longer than people who just both cigarettes at

  • people who smoke marijuana and nothing else but a live longer than people who

  • smoke nothing and as jack pointed out because it cuts back on high blood

  • pressure diseases like stroke and heart attack and putting up with your

  • relatives in reading about congress stress strain I oxidant too so it helps

  • cut down on cancer like several stories we have the first part of a show right

  • you know we are taking your phone calls tonight we have a couple caller standing

  • by

  • so we're going to take all welcome the show caller

  • appreciate everything that you've done was like my question is I read an

  • article about treating blood might prove to you that I told him he could talk

  • about that are our Portland outdoor garden had an early infestation abroad

  • mice and help me figure out what they were

  • we treated them and knocked them out about two to three weeks into the flour

  • cycle but it cut our production of flowers by about 50% fortunately we

  • haven't figured it out you know we would have had any flowers at all but they're

  • awful little things they're microscopic you need a six-year power microscope to

  • be able to see them even so what I noticed at first were the the pistols

  • the little hairs on the the but flowers growing they were just brown instead and

  • that was really the first Sinai I had at the plus then there was this cutting of

  • the leaves where the Leafs didn't show the spot old thing that you get with it

  • with red spider mite which you can barely see with your eyes but these are

  • just microscopic little bugs awful you know i i intend to use it

  • activating early added compost to your situation

  • activate was not enough activate will will wipe out mold and mildew but it

  • didn't help with the found this other clean green another biological control

  • that that finally ended up are you human compost heap of that now just clean

  • green

  • ok yeah I think something like that happening need my phone was doing before

  • I thought so teachers how ya there you like I said you can't possibly see them

  • with your I yeah you can't even see them with the 20 power microscope

  • magnification you gotta go to a sixty power magnification if you want to see

  • him very well you need something even stronger than that will help

  • hey you're welcome hopefully you don't have a friend of mine in central organ

  • called them cannabis ebola and so I was at a loss as to what was causing this

  • this problem with our our flower crops here in Portland fortunately we didn't

  • see it in our other guards we have another caller standing by welcome to

  • show caller

  • at that line I've had two gardens infested with hippies lost all my but to

  • them I I have had a few thing is you know depends on how much you're growing

  • course but a pound of dried marijuana will wait twenty pounds when it's wet so

  • most of those hippies can carry way more than a hundred out and that's gonna be

  • maybe five pounds once it dries out but then they leave a trail of these you can

  • just follow our right to their door

  • you know what did you do you know we've actually seen a couple of to prison we

  • by calling police in having them arrested those sorts of pests can be

  • control yet if you have a question or comment for us tonight you call us at

  • that number there on your screen its 50 3288 4442 thats 5032 a 4442 we have a

  • film clip tonight that's very entertaining film are fairly controversy

  • scoundrel out there and he's got to show real time but last week on real time he

  • lit up a joint and smoked it on in real time audio real-time course you know I

  • don't want to send you guys away but HBO runs the live version of real-time here

  • on the West Coast right at eight o'clock but they repeated a lot and you can also

  • play it on demand if you want but the FCC came down on him very hard they find

  • him 1.7 million dollars yes 1.7 million dollars that I don't know many people

  • who can pay that kind of pain that much money for joy I guess you're right wow

  • well I hope it was a good day to we will have that clip here in just a second but

  • first we have a caller standing by so go ahead take that first you get a

  • kickstart programme for that I don't think so what the show caller

  • I call Paula my name is vivian I'm from Southeast Portland I'm getting ready to

  • go on a las vegas ladies weekend and I'm wondering haha yeah I'm wondering what

  • the laws are heading out of PDX into Las Vegas and I do have a medical marijuana

  • card as a caregiver they have reciprocity now in Las Vegas so your

  • medical marijuana card I'm not sure about a caregiver card that might not

  • work as well as a patient card so if you're a patient I would say yeah you

  • can go in there and you can actually buy cannabis on in Las Vegas now as a

  • another state patient and their setting up facilities and I think one of the

  • even opening up on the Las Vegas Strip but that's for a patient I'm gonna have

  • to further research to find out about caregivers I'll call you next Friday

  • well you know I can tell you that the Portland Airport doesn't want you to fly

  • out of state with cannabis however they're not looking for cannabis if