We Hope You Agree, This Is What Awareness Looks Like
With the “Here’s My Ribbon” campaign, breast cancer patients and advocates around the world are raising awareness for medical cannabis therapies.
It’s October, which means it’s the time of year everything from police cars, fracking drills, football cleats, and junk food are painted pink for breast cancer awareness. Are you aware yet?
Support pink with green
Desperate patients and their friends and family run, walk and fight for “awareness” and money to support research in hopes a cure will be found.
What has that awareness brought but more awareness campaigns and more pharmaceutical profits?
It seems all that all this pink just generates green for corporate profiteers, but there is a better green solution.
With the “Here’s My Ribbon” campaign, patients and advocates around the world are raising awareness for medical cannabis therapies.
More importantly, the proven ability of the ever-demonized THC to shrink and kill tumors.
Illegally Healed is asking you join them in spreading a different awareness this October– cannabis saves lives– and you can grow it yourself if it’s legal where you live. If it isn’t, then it should be.
We see that patients around the world are using cannabis to get through chemotherapy or radiation and we wanted to create something that would spark that conversation. We don’t just sell t-shirts, we stock gear for the unashamed. – Corey Hunt, co-founder of Illegally Healed
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Angela Bacca is a Portland, Oregon-based writer, journalist, photographer and medical cannabis patient. She has been working in cannabis media for eight years, starting with Ed Rosenthal’s Quick Trading Company, where she continues to collaborate on editorial projects. She is the former editor of Cannabis Now Magazine as well as the former managing editor of Ladybud Magazine. She currently freelances for a wide variety of cannabis media including Illegally Healed, Alternet.org, and Civilized.life. Bacca has a Bachelor’s in Journalism from San Francisco State University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Mills College.
Cancer patients are sharing their stories to push back on the stigma surrounding the use of cannabis as an adjunct treatment. Many patients and experts believe that clinical trials on the efficacy of medical marijuana as an adjunct cancer treatment need to move faster. Patients are suffering in the interim.
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