“Weed the People”, Movie Looking at the Medicinal Use of Marijuana

Weed the People-Marijuana

For years people have been trying to promote Weed aka Marijuana for medicinal purposes.  Filmmakers, Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein explore the use of Canabis medicine to help children with illnesses like cancer.  An element of the marijuana plant called Cannabidiol, (CBD) has shown a unique ability to kill cancer cells in early laboratory tests.

Weed the People” the movie documents the stories of parents and children who don’t care about the stigma of marijuana and desperately seek more humane therapies than chemo and toxic drugs. One case study in the movie is Facebook sensation “Baby Sophie.” Over 22,000 Facebook Fans now follow the courageous struggle of Baby Sophie to fight a rare form of brain cancer.

Here is a blog written by The Recessionista on BlogHer which tells the story.

What would you do if your child had a disease or condition that mainstream medicine couldn’t cure? What if you found a medicine that could help your child, but it wasn’t legal or commonly accepted as mainstream medicine. That’s the premise of the upcoming film, “Weed The People.”

In “Weed The People” filmakers Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein explore the use of Canabis medicine to help children with illnesses like cancer. An element of the marijuana plant called Cannabidiol, (CBD) has shown a unique ability to kill cancer cells in early laboratory tests. Read more….

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