What if there were a way to make cannabis use not only medicinal -- with varieties of the plant prescribed for a variety of specific conditions -- but even spiritual? High levels of THC have now been bred into most strains at the expense of a more important substance, CBD (cannabidol).
This radio broadcast is an interview by Caroline Casey (a woman who only sounds like a man) and Harborside Health Center. As use becomes legal and ever more widespread, it is important to explore whether cannabis can have any positive use, be of any assistance in meditation or spiritual development, and whether or not it can legitimately be taken as a "medicine" without violating Buddhism's fifth precept. The Harborside approach seems to suggest that it can.
- The medical marijuana business matures (Businessweek)
- Harborside nonprofit looked on as model (NYTimes)
- How Marijuana Became Legal (Fortune Magazine)
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