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Last year, the Boulder-based dispensary Helping Hands Herbals named a strain of weed in honor of CNN’s chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, after the high profile physician reversed his position on medical weed and outlined its benefits in a widely received documentary. The brand was called the “Gupta Kush” and although the news network […]

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CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, who recently changed his mind about medical weed, has a weed strain named after him, for now. Within 24 hours of the official press release being released, CNN contacted the Helping Hands Dispensary in Boulder, Colorado and requested that it stop the sales of the “Sanjay Gupta Kush” strain, ANIMAL has learned. “We […]

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Back in 2009, I wrote a post entitled: “Will Dr. Sanjay Gupta Change His Mind About Medical Weed?” I’m happy to report, almost four years after asking that question, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent has done just that. “This wasn’t an easy article to write, but it’s honest,” writes Dr. Gupta on his Twitter today. “I […]

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Back in January, when Obama was entertaining the idea of Dr. Sanjay Gupta as surgeon general, the pharmaceutical-shilling newsman acknowledged all the benefits that medical weed could provide, yet argued how he won’t support a law that really just makes it easier for stoners to do bong hits, regardless of its legitimate use by patients. […]

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Last week, the website Change.org presented Barack Obama’s transition team with a list of initiatives that received the most votes from its readers. In addition to developing a strategy for sustainability, repealing the Patriot Act, and passing a marriage equality act, legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use was among the most popular of […]

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What is Obama smoking? Dr. Sanjay Gupta as surgeon general? Not only does the corporately sponsored medical newser lack the “independent voice,” but judging by his weak argument for voting against decriminalizing medical marijuana in Colorado and Nevada, he also lacks a future-forward vision. While he readily admits to the benefits that cannabis provides for […]

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