Researchers at Western University have found a chemical in marijuana they believe will be an ideal treatment for schizophrenia.
Their study, published in the journal of Neuroscience, shows cannabidiol, or CBD, affects the brain in a way that has positive results in mitigating psychiatric symptoms. Unlike traditional schizophrenia medication, CBD does not cause fatigue, lack of motivation, and other common side-effects.
Millions of people around the world are familiar with the hypnotic rhythms of reggae that originated from Jamaica, a small colonial island in the Caribbean Sea. Reggae is what propelled the ideology of Rastafari to the world through the melodious, socially conscious tunes of Bob Marley, Burning Spear, Dennis Brown, Jacob Miller, and Peter Tosh. Jamaican culture is most commonly described as rooted in Africa because the majority of the population is of African descent.
Shiva is one of the three major gods in the Hindu religion. The difference between Shiva and the other gods, is that Shiva loves his marijuana. Like Rastas, followers of Shiva also love the holy herb. In fact, at a recent festival to honor Shiva you would think you were in a Rasta camp in Jamaica.
Our ancestors in the Philippines are ebony Black, from the ancient pygmy tribes Aeta, Ati, Dumagat, Mamanwa, Tagbanua etc. We even share their facial features, even though most of the rest of us were mixed with Malayo-Polynesians, Chinese and Spanish and so our skin is now brown and so some of us have some Asian and European features too.