The word needs to go out within the Christian community: that marijuana was created by God to be used medicinally... not to be banished from society and swept under the rug. (i.e. named "illegal") As a Christian we are to take stand for what is right and stand against injustice. Jesus did miracles on the Sabbath... because it was the right thing to do. I believe as Christians we need to support the use of cannabis. It is needlessly illegal across the World.
As Christians, we might not all agree with the recreational use of cannabis but we can all show our full support of the use of medicinal cannabis.
As Christians, we need to unite with other Christians who care for the cause of the sick and needy.
My name is Priscilla Lavell. I am a born-again Christian. I was raised in an Evangelical Baptist Home in the province of Quebec, Canada. I love the Lord. I fear God and read His Word. In the summer of 1993 (@ sweet 16) I developed Systemic Juvenile Arthritis. My treatment has consisted of Prednisone, Imuran, Naproxen, Diclofenac, Losec, Docusate, Pred-forte, Ferrous Gluconate, Oxycocet, Demerol, Alendronate, Asacol, Calcium and Vitamin D.
Half of theses are potent and have serious side effects.
I was introduced to the cannabis plant in 1999 to help reduce my pain. I started using the plant daily and saw a big improvement on my mobility; I was able to do more in a day. I started to go for a daily walk with my dog, cook and clean, read my Bible. I also became more creative & less depressed about my current living situation. My quality of life improved!
In 2003, I was sick in bed due to arthritis pain. On my bed of sickness, God gave me the creativity to design the BeadWired Cross and the BeadWired Star-of-David.
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I've had a Health Canada “license to possess dried marihuana” since 2002. Every time my yearly application is approved, I thank God for Canada and the freedom to use cannabis to treat my pain. And every time I use Cannabis, I’m thankful :) However, it makes me sad that cannabis is not legal and easily available to the sick. There are still too many people suffering the cost of prohibition. There are still too many people in jail for cannabis related crime.
The Government of Canada has never approved a bill in Parliament regarding the use of cannabis as a medical treatment. In 2001, a group of sick Canadians went to court against Health Canada and won their court case. The Supreme Court of Canada demanded the Government of Canada put in place a program that would protect the sick Canadians from their human rights to use cannabis under Doctor’s supervision.
So, why did my Government cancel all research funding in 2006? In my opinion, they clearly have no mercy on the sick Canadians who choose to use the cannabis plant to ease their symptoms of serious critical & chronic diseases. To this day, some 5000 Canadians have the legal right to use cannabis to help their ailments... such as Cancer, AIDS, MS, Epilepsy, Arthritis, Depression... and the list goes on! Health Canada's MMAD (Medical Marihuana Access Division) program is flawed. Cannabis needs to be legislated into becoming legal... just like alcohol, tobacco and gambling. Health Canada's program is under-funded, it takes over a month to get a call-back to answer my question. and I'm still waiting! Health Canada clearly wants the program to deteriorate.
wake-up and take a stand to show compassion
the 1st part of Proverbs 31
1) The sayings of King Lemuel—
[a] his mother taught him:
2) "O my son, O son of my womb,
O son of my vows, [b]
3) do not spend your strength on women,
your vigor on those who ruin kings.
4) "It is not for kings, O Lemuel—
not for kings to drink wine,
not for rulers to crave beer,
what the law decrees,
and deprive all the oppressed
of their rights. "