Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Someone has a stroke every 53 seconds. Most are ischemic, which deny blood and oxygen to brain tissue cells due to blood vessel constrictions or obstructions. Hemorrhagic strokes, which occur from leaking or burst brain blood vessels, are in the minority.

Before doctors, before the AMA, before the TGA, FDA, media, government, molecular biologists and biochemists are the people that discover the exciting and new.
The following video maps out how the endocannabinoid system signals from the brain to the body and visa versa.

When we say " Rick Simpson Oil " we are not talking about the various charlatans selling their own cannabis products under the Rick Simpson name. Rick Simpson has always recommended making it yourself.
The below Youtube video is the one and only Rick Simpson.

When I finished digging through countless studies dealing with health benefits of weed, I only had one question in mind — why are we not using medical cannabis products instead of regular supplements?

Dr. David Bearman discusses medical marijuana history and medical indications. Especially for pain relief from conditions like convective tissue disorders. As well as medical marijuana's impacts on medical usage of opioids for pain control. Full documentary: http://marijuanamovie.org/ Dr. David Bearman Expert Witness Former Director of Haight Ashbury Drug Treatment Program Founder of Isla Vista Medical Clinic Member of Governor Reagan's Inter-Agency Task Force on Drug Abuse

The above YouTube video is well worth a look, published in 2011, it touches upon some interesting insights never explored in commercial media.
Also, quite witty.
Michael Pollan presented his lecture as the 2002-2003 Avenali Chair in the Humanities at the Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley. Pollan is the author of In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto, winner of the James Beard Award, The Omnivore's Dilemma, which was named one of the ten best books of the year by both The New York Times and The Washington Post, and The Botany of Desire, among others.