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Dr. Sanjay Gupta reverses his position on Medical Cannabis

Dr. Sanjay Gupta discovers the medical wonders of cannabis and sees a remarkably positive change in children with severe epileptic Dravet's syndrome—one of the first cases of which originally appeared in December 2011 on Discovery Channel's "Weed Wars," featuring Harborside Health Center. Watch the full episode, "WEED: Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports," as it appeared on CNN, August 11, 2013.


Medical Cannabis Activism

This is an important moment in time and history that can empower the country to change its image and perception of cannabis and alternative medicine. Activism provides a great opportunity for each of us to put our own special gifts to work for the good of the entire community. Whatever it is that you like to do, and are good at doing, can be put to work to further the cause of providing safe access to medical cannabis for patients across California and the USA. Read more

Watch the animated short "The Story of Sungrown"

 

Wellness Benefits of Medical Cannabis

Cannabis is a medicine, not an intoxicant. It's about being well, not getting high. Learn more about the many and often overlooked ways cannabis preserves and enhances wellness.

An inspired and undisputed national leader, Steve DeAngelo has almost four decades of activism and advocacy in the cannabis reform movement. Visit Steve DeAngelo's website

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Holistic Health Services

Classes, support groups, bodywork, and wellness programs are complimentary to all patients. We believe the healing process takes place in the mind-body-soul engagement. Try a yoga class, learn from the wisdom of traditional Chinese medicine, or discover a new practice such as t'ai chi or reiki. See full list of services

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California Medical Cannabis Dispensary

Free medical cannabis delivery or in-store pickup in Oakland and San Jose

Here at Harborside Health Center, we offer the finest, lab-tested medical cannabis products. Order medical cannabis online or pick up at our dispensary in Oakland or San Jose. Shop the finest quality of medical cannabis including Bruce Banner, Grand Daddy Purple, Deadhead OG, Durban Poison, Green Ribbon OG and more...

We Choose to Not Use the Term "Medical Marijuana"

While you may have heard medical cannabis referred to as medical marijuana, at Harborside we do not use that term. William Randolph Hearst utilized the word marijuana, as did his political allies, to promote harmful stereotypes about both the Mexican and Black populations. Smokers of marijuana were frequently caricatured as crazed and violent black men or lazy, thieving Mexicans.

We use the term medical cannabis rather than medical marijuana because we choose not to associate the positive healing properties of cannabis with the negative, racist undertones of the word marijuana. To use that term would passively support the wrong and hurtful notions of Hearst and his allies, whereas we believe that cannabis is medicine, and is meant for people of all colors and walks of life.

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