JZ Liszkiewicz: Cannabis Science History

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JZ Liszkiewicz
JZ Liszkiewicz

This 1 hr documentary profiles the highly decorated Israeli scientist who discovered THC decades ago and who collaborated with people who discovered the THC receptors in the human brain. Treatment of epilepsy with cannabis has been known in the Middle East for a huge number of years and scientifically for nearly 40 years, but all that until recently has been completely ignored by medical establishments.

YouTube (1:02:15) The Scientist


Also See:
+ Documentary (highly recommended): Prescribed Grass (won acclaim in Israel) – free
+ TEDxTalk on the successes of medical Cannabis for treating kids with Epilepsy (19min)link
+ Mini-doc (15min) on the success of medical Cannabis for a woman who was on 40 medications – link
+ Video talk: Doug Fine, author of Hemp Bound  discusses his numerous findings from traveling all over the world  visiting hemp farms and talking with people dealing with industrial hemp.
+ Documentary: Bring It Home: Industrial Hemp and a Greener Future (pay)
+ Documentary: The Union – free
+ Nature.com study: Cannabis 114 times safer than alcohol and nearly 10x safer than nicotine
+ The American Academy of Family Physicians calls for cannabis to be reclassified under federal law and decriminalized
+ International Centre for Science in Drug Policy reports (Sept. 2015)
+ Interview with a doctor/author of Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana
+ DEA employees fail drug test without major consequences
+ Chemists use hemp composite to create efficient battery
+ American Chemical Society paper on carbon nano-sheets derived from hemp for super-capacitors
+ Uses of hemp
+ VoteHemp.com
+ Industrial Hemp Farm Act 2015
+ The Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States (CARERS) Act – link
+ Timeline of Cannabis
+ Cannabis Wikipad (in-development)