Women of Cannabis: Olivia Newton-John’s inspiring story!
Australian singer, songwriter, four-time Grammy award-winner, actress, dancer, entrepreneur, and activist Olivia Newton-John is one of the most famous personalities of the boomer generation. Her songs If You Love Me Let Me Know and Have You Ever Been Mellow are still classics today and loved by many from the younger generation. Her role in the blockbuster success Grease put her in the spotlight and elevated her career.
Olivia Newton John is a long time CBD advocate and her story is just as inspiring as her music. She was introduced to Cannabis when she was diagnosed with breast cancer back in 1992. Since that time, she underwent a partial mastectomy and breast reconstruction, followed by chemotherapy. However, herbal supplements, medical marijuana, acupuncture, meditation, and visualisation have become complementary treatments. Here’s what Olivia Newton-John says about her experience with the drug: “I have metastasised breast cancer; I’m going through my third bout with it, and medicinal cannabis has been so important for me. I absolutely believe all patients should have the right to try. It is a matter of common-sense, and it is a compassionate thing to do for people.”
Unfortunately, the singer was battling Cancer for the third time in 2018 where she revealed she still uses Cannabis Oil to manage her symptoms. After experiencing the benefits, she has been very outspoken about making Cannabis accessible to everyone in her country, Australia. Originally treated for pain with morphine, Newton-John was able to wean herself off the morphine by using marijuana, primarily cannabis oil. She claims it also is helping her with anxiety and sleep. Her husband, John Easterling, grows many of the herbs and marijuana in a greenhouse in the backyard of their California home. Olivia says: "I really believe the cannabis has made a huge difference. If I don't take the drops, I can feel the pain, so I know it’s working."
Truly an inspiring story! To see the miracles of Cannabis manifest in women’s lives to mitigate suffering is amazing to see. If you’d like to try it out, this month is the perfect time. Use code WMN10 and grab your 10% off when you shop!