Sycophantic Politicians blocked Vote on MedPot
February 2001: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services files a patent application for the medical use of cannabinoids, saying they are "useful in the treatment and prophylaxis of wide variety of oxidation associated diseases, such as ischemic, age-related, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases," and "are found to have particular application as neuroprotectants, for example in limiting neurological damage following ischemic insults, such as stroke and trauma, or in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and HIV dementia."
October 2003: The patent is grantedCourageously, your intrepid activist attended the Rt Hon Tony Ryall, Health Minister's 'mid-winter' speech at the Medical School in Christchurch on August 7th. While Ryall lied about having no opinion on tobacco, he mean while had recently blocked banning in-store advertising. (see SCOOP)