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Sarin gas a vicious, ‘gruesome’ killer with a dark history

Sarin gas, the chemical weapon that Syrian Pres. Bashar al-Assad allegedly deployed against rebel neighborhoods in Damascus, is a vicious poison that attacks the central nervous system. Business Insider and the U.S. military report that the chemical has had a dark history since it was invented by German Nazi scientists…

Sanjay Gupta explains the best way to get the most out of marijuana

Smoking or eating marijuana are not the best ways to get the most out of (especially medical) marijuana, according to Dr. Sanjay Gupta. The neurosurgeon and chief medical correspondent for CNN recently told Business Insider that vaporizing marijuana was the best option from a medical dosage standpoint. Marijuana also comes…

Israel’s ‘father’ of medical marijuana spurred Sanjay Gupta’s public embrace of it

An award-winning professor of medicinal chemistry and natural products at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Raphael Mechoulam is a trim gentleman who wears tweed jackets and silk scarves. He is no slacker. At 82, he still works…  …

White House dodges question on Sanjay Gupta’s marijuana reversal

The White House refused to comment Tuesday on Sanjay Gupta’s vocal support of medical marijuana, continuing a pattern of ignoring the issue. During a press briefing, CQ-Roll Call reporter Steve Dennis asked White House spokesman Josh Earnest if President Barack Obama had any reaction to Gupta’s recent advocacy in favor…

‘This is hypocrisy’: Sanjay Gupta tells Anderson Cooper about the federal medical marijuana patent

CNN contributor Dr. Sanjay Gupta followed up on his reversal of course regarding medical marijuana in an interview with Anderson Cooper on Tuesday by slamming federal policy regarding medical marijuana. “The U.S. holds a patent [on marijuana] on one hand, and on the other hand, same government says it has…

Sanjay Gupta destroys the DEA’s classification of marijuana as a ‘dangerous drug’

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta said Thursday that the federal Drug Enforcement Agency had no reason to treat marijuana the same way it treated PCP and heroin. “I also looked closely at the DEA’s scheduling policy,” he said on CNN. “They classify marijuana as a Schedule I substance. It is in…

CNN’s Sanjay Gupta: Americans ‘terribly and systematically misled’ about marijuana

CNN’s Sanjay Gupta, a neurosurgeon, apologized on Wednesday for publicly opposing marijuana legalization, saying science was clearly on the side of the drug. “I think we have been terribly and systematically misled in this country for some time, and I did part of that misleading,” he told CNN host Piers…

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