National Geographic loves weed so much, they're devoting an entire print issue to it

This is not a photoshop.


This is not a photoshop.

The high times, they are a-changing: editors of National Geographic chose cannabis as the theme of their next print issue.

The first article to hit the web examines the cannabis treatments for child epilepsy as a likely path toward legalization. "The drug’s ability to reduce seizures in some children has softened opposition to research and may someday lead to changes in government policies."

Who can argue with a natural, effective way to help children suffer less? It works.

Read: "Will Marijuana for Sick Kids Get Government to Rethink Weed?"

And the cover story, which is excellent: “Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana’s Secrets

Don't miss this amazing graphic.

Holli Brown comforts her daughter, Sydni Yunek, who is having a seizure at a medical marijuana support group picnic in Colorado, while Sara Lightle and her daughter, Madeline, stand by. Both mothers moved to the state, where recreational and medical marijuana are legal, to have access to cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive drug extracted from marijuana that can reduce or prevent seizures in some children. PHOTO: LYNN JOHNSON, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC


Holli Brown comforts her daughter, Sydni Yunek, who is having a seizure at a medical marijuana support group picnic in Colorado, while Sara Lightle and her daughter, Madeline, stand by. Both mothers moved to the state, where recreational and medical marijuana are legal, to have access to cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive drug extracted from marijuana that can reduce or prevent seizures in some children.
PHOTO: LYNN JOHNSON, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

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Photograph for Nat Geo by Lynn Johnson


Photograph for Nat Geo by Lynn Johnson