Steve Jobs, Medical Marijuana, and Cancer

It’s probably just a coincidence that the Federal Government declared war on California medical marijuana patients the day after Steve Jobs died, but perhaps there’s more to it than we know. is reporting that Steve Jobs considered using medical marijuana to treat his cancer after reading studies of its effectiveness in killing cancer cells and tumors. He decided not to, solely because then he would have been denied a life-saving liver transplant, just like Timothy Garon.

Would medical marijuana have saved Steve Jobs, and millions of the other people who have died of the disease in the past 37 years? We’ll never know, but we do know that the Federal government knew in 1974 that THC could slow tumor growth in mice. So what did they do? Shut down all further related research, of course.

About Old Hippie Old Hippie is a father of two boys and thankfully living in California where all this kind of thing is legal. He started smoking marijuana in 1967 in high school, experimented with mind-expanding drugs of all kinds, and then straightened out 15 or so years later to become an airplane pilot. After being diagnosed with depression in 2000, he lost his job and most of the following decade to prescription medications (such as antidepressants) which sapped his energy and will. Finally, a chance conversation with a friend led to a doctor’s recommendation for medical marijuana (MMJ). This changed his entire life, health, and outlook for the better. is his continuing story. It’s also his way to provide experienced advice on using medical marijuana effectively and responsibly, as well as advocacy, activism, and support for others. Old Hippie teaches about safe use of cannabis edibles, Canna Caps, vaporizers, dosing, and even microdosing.


Thank you for putting this out there. People need to learn the truth behind the lies regarding marijuana. If you are at all interested on the subject, I strongly recommend watching “The Union: Business Behind Getting High.” It is incredibly enlightening, and can be found on Netflix.

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