Commentary | Letters: Smoking for Science

Smoking for science
Re: “McGill students arrested on 4/20” | News | April 30, 2008

Recent science from Germany shows how cannabinoids stimulate the body’s production of TIMP-1, which helps healthy cells resist cancer invasion. Viewed in this light, the police’s war against marijuana seems downright criminal.

Russell Barth
Federal Medical Marijuana License Holder
Patients Against Ignorance and Discrimination on Cannabis

P.S.: The global food crisis is easily and quickly averted through the industrial production of hemp, but Big Oil would never stand for it. Maybe because if the U.S. were to sow just 10 per cent of its current farmland as hemp, they wouldn’t need to buy any foreign oil.

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