Weed To The Ground


Darragh McCullough, presenter of RTÉ television’s Ear to the Ground, in Arizona filming and tweeting about the cannabis boom among US farmers.

Grass on Ear to the Ground!

In fairness.

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7 thoughts on “Weed To The Ground

  1. Johnny

    It’s wholesale-the price per pound above is retail-which is irrelevant-it’s about 10 a gram.
    Prices quoted are unreliable.

  2. johnny

    NYT on Sunday did a piece on CBD oil with lots great links to research-apols over paywall.

    “CBD is the most promising drug that has come out for neuropsychiatric diseases in the last 50 years,” said Dr. Esther Blessing, an assistant professor at New York University School of Medicine, who is coordinating a study of CBD as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and alcohol use disorder. “The reason it is so promising is that it has a unique combination of safety and effectiveness across of very broad range of conditions.”

    The National Institutes of Health database lists about 150 of studies involving CBD as a treatment for conditions as varied as infantile spasms and Parkinson’s disease.

    And the research has led to medical treatments. In June, the Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabidiol-based drug called Epidiolex as a treatment for severe forms of epilepsy, representing the first government-sanctioned medical use for CBD.

    CBD has also shown promise to reduce cravings among people addicted to opioids, according to a study published in Neurotherapeutics in 2015. It may fight cancer, too. The authors of a review published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology in 2012 wrote: “evidence is emerging to suggest that CBD is a potent inhibitor of both cancer growth and spread.”


  3. Liam

    could it be grown on reclaimed bogland? Instant solution to the Bord Na Mona job-losses – just legalise it in Offaly.

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