Welcome to the Michigan Medical Marijuana Club

Michigan Medical Marijuana ClubThe Michigan Medical Marijuana Club (MMMC) is a non-profit that advocates for patient's rights, assists and educates our community about medical use cannabis in Lansing, Michigan.  We are volunteers who advocate safe access to medical grade cannabis at an affordable cost.

Our meetings offer a place for caregivers and patients to meet and build trusting and informative relationships. The club holds compassion meetings throughout the year. Our Open Meetings welcome anyone with or without a current physician's recommendation. Whether you are a patient, caregiver, or simply someone looking for information, visit with us and stay informed.

Join us at our open meetings and rediscover compassion!

 

Granny Storm Crow's List for July 2013

I first ran across Granny's list many years ago.  It is a list of research and other information related to Medical Marijuana. I found it on the internet, but then a couple weeks later the site was down and gone. Thankfully she kept it up and kept moving forward elsewhere. Her list has grown into a size most places won't post. I'll try to keep it up here.

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Worth Repeating: Body's Own Cannabinoids Are The Bliss Within

Only as recently as 1992 did medical researchers discover this previously unknown, body-wide neurocellular receptor system that controls or regulates almost every function in the body, by apparently bringing the mind and body back to a state of homeostasis after being stressed by the environment. This system is the "wisdom of the body" that we all experience as the body "just knowing how to fix itself" after illness. This system is the very definition of wellness!

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Exploring the Endocannabinoid System

The endocannabinoid system refers to a group of neuromodulatory lipids and their receptors that are involved in a variety of physiological processes including appetite, pain-sensation, mood, and memory; it mediates the psychoactive effects of cannabis and, broadly speaking, includes:

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PTSD: Medical Marijuana Clinical Studies Confirm Benefits

MOLALLA, Ore. -- West Coast Leaf - winter edition, just published the results of a two-year clinical trial about cannabis for PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) comparing about 40 victims receiving cannabis with about 40 who did not. This work was done at Bat-Yam in Israel and reported at the Cannabinoid Conference 2011 in Bonn, Germany.

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New Developments in Cannabinoid-Based Medicine

Raphael Mechoulam, Ph.D., is the Lionel Jacobson Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he has been working on cannabinoid chemistry (a term he coined) for more than forty years.

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Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency

Can this concept explain therapeutic benefits of cannabis in migraine, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome and other treatment-resistant conditions?

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Potential Therapeutic Uses of Medical Marijuana

NORML -- Despite the ongoing political debate regarding the legality of medical marijuana, clinical investigations of the therapeutic use of cannabinoids are now more prevalent than at any time in history.

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Cannabis May Spur Brain Cell Growth

NORML -- Preclinical data recently published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation demonstrating that cannabinoids may spur brain cell growth has reignited the international debate regarding the impact of marijuana on the brain.

However, unlike previous pseudo-scientific campaigns that attempted to link pot smoking with a litany of cognitive abnormalities, modern research suggests what many cannabis enthusiasts have speculated all along: ganja is good for you.

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Hemp: The Perfect Brain Food

Few natural food sources have withered as much confusion, controversy and misinformation (and lack of information) as hemp – which is unfortunate, and even ironic, given that it is one of the world’s most perfect foods. Actually, it goes far beyond food, as this super-plant has also been used for centuries as a wonderful source of fibers for clothing and accessories, soaps and oils, and much more. It's even rumored to be the world's "oldest food" consumed by modern man.

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Run From The Cure

The following presentation of RUN FROM THE CURE: The Rick Simpson Story was made possible by Rick Simpson and video producer Christian Laurette... made for free to teach YOU how to heal yourself of disease and illness using cannabinoids.

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MI Supreme Court: No Collective Grow Operations

GRAND RAPIDS — Michigan’s medical marijuana law does not allow a collective grow operation, the state Supreme Court said Wednesday in the case of a Grand Rapids man who gave warehouse space to others to raise pot.

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Senate Passes the 4 Medical Marijuana Bills Being Considered

Here's the rundown on last remaining 4 medical marijuana bills being considered by the Michigan Senate. The senate had a marathon session Thursday night Dec 13, 2012 until 5am.  The lame duck session worked tirelessly to screw us as much as possible without thorough forethought.

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Marijuana Users Are Safer Drivers Than Non-Marijuana Users, New Study Shows

New York (PRWEB) April 06, 2012 -- In a recent study, 4AutoinsuranceQuote[dot]org, a national quote provider for online car insurance quotes, cites a strong correlation between traffic-related accidents and marijuana use. The study, which looks at statistics regarding accidents, traffic violations, and insurance prices, seeks to dispel the thought that “driving while stoned” is dangerous.

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FEDERAL: Take Action Now

Washington, DC -- The 2011-2012 session of Congress marks a new era in marijuana policy at the federal level. For the first time ever, a bill to end federal marijuana prohibition has been introduced! This is just one of a number of marijuana-related bills pending in the 112th Congress. Keep reading to see how you can take action to show your representatives in Congress you support marijuana policy reform.

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State Medical Marijuana Laws Not Preempted by Federal Law

Washington, DC -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a landmark decision in which California state courts found that its medical marijuana law was not preempted by federal law. The state appellate court decision from November 28, 2007, ruled that "it is not the job of the local police to enforce the federal drug laws." The case, involving Felix Kha, a medical marijuana patient from Garden Grove, was the result of a wrongful seizure of medical marijuana by local police in June 2005.

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The Significance of US Govt Cannabinoid Patent 6,630,507 - Medical Marijuana

Washington, DC -- So, why is this important? Here is a legal document, in the public domain, which flies in the face of the US Government's stated position with regard to the classification of cannabis as a Schedule I substance having no "currently accepted medical use". Believe me, citing this patent stops the "medical marijuana is a myth" advocates dead in their tracks. They simply cannot argue with it.

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Ignorance to US Constitutional Law is NO Excuse

The US Constitutional Commerce Cause and Necessary and Proper Clause are currently being abused by federal agents and the flawed claims of some. But there is light.  At least one US Justice sees the injustice with a now majority of justices throughout the land. Justice Thomas' opinion puts proper perspective on the Medical Marihuana issue as it relates to the Federal supremacy.

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You Are Going Directly To Jail: What It Means, Who's Behind It, and Strategies to Prevent It

DUID Legislation: What It Means, Who's Behind It, and Strategies to Prevent It

There's a new front in the "War on Drugs" and its name is DUID.

DUID, short for "driving under the influence of drugs," is the latest buzzword among politicians and police -- however, in this case, words can be deceiving.

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Michigan Supreme Court Overturns Itself on Marijuana Metabolites

The Michigan Supreme Court Tuesday ruled that it is not illegal to drive while having marijuana metabolites in the body, reversing a 2006 decision by a more conservative version of the court. Marijuana metabolites are not a controlled substance under state law, and their mere presence thus cannot be the basis of a conviction under the state's drugged driving law, the court held.

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Health Organizations Supporting Medical Marijuana

Health Organizations Supporting Immediate Legal Access to Medical Marijuana

AIDS Action Council
AIDS Treatment News
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Medical Student Association
American Nurses Association
American Preventive Medical Association

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