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6 unexpected products made from hemp

By: Matt Hickman A woman explores a hemp maze at Château de la Roche-Jagu in France. (Photo: Barbetorte/Wikimedia Commons)   Once upon a time, hemp was one of America’s most vital cash crops, a hardy, low-maintenance and incredibly versatile plant, the fiber of which was used to produce everything from rope to paper. Heck, even George […]

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Las Vegas lists all medical marijuana applicants

By JANE ANN MORRISONLAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL     The full list of applicants hoping to win approval to open medical marijuana establishments within the City of Las Vegas is listed below. The address is the site they plan to use. Some have filed for multiple dispensary sites and some are seeking a dispensary, a cultivation […]

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The Federal Marijuana Ban Is Rooted in Myth and Xenophobia (intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries).

Editorial Observer By BRENT STAPLES An ad for the 1930s film “Marihuana.” CreditNational Library of Medicine The federal law that makes possession of marijuana a crime has its origins in legislation that was passed in an atmosphere of hysteria during the 1930s and that was firmly rooted in prejudices against Mexican immigrants and African-Americans, who were associated […]

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Las Vegas Hemp Fest – October 4

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Smartphone app promises medical pot delivery

Agence France-Presse   Startup Eaze on Tuesday released a smartphone application promising prompt, professional delivery of medical marijuana the doors of patients in San Francisco. Eaze said that drivers referred to as “caregivers” will get medicinal doses to their intended recipients in an average of 10 minutes in most cases. Full Article: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140729/smartphone-app-promises-medical-pot-delivery

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Former Colorado Jail Might Transform Into a Massive Marijuana Grow Facility

BY BARRY BARD   In March, Colorado native Nicholas Erker purchased the town of Brush’s defunct Correctional Facility. Now, with more than six months of successful legal weed in Colorado’s history books, Erker wants to turn his purchase into a cultivation facility and start selling retail cannabis in Brush. The only problem? Brush–a town with the motto “Homegrown Happiness!”–has a […]

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A Limited Amount of “Caring”: Parents and Advocates React to Realm of Caring’s Federal CBD-Only Bill

Vanessa Waltz  Image: Jason and Jayden David, photo courtesy of Jason David    Congressman Scott Perry (D-PA), Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Representative Paul Broun (R-GA) introduced the “Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014″ yesterday in Pennsylvania, flanked by representatives from Colorado’s Realm of Caring (RoC), the producers of the high-CBD low-THC Charlotte’s Web […]

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People in Colorado Are Serving Marijuana at Their Weddings

By Alexandra Martell   The gift bag in my hotel room at the last wedding I went to included water (good), cookies (better), and Advil (best). The gift bag at Lauren Meisels and Bradley Melshenker’s wedding in Colorado included a joint and pot-infused lip balm. It wasn’t just a small “welcome to Colorado where weed is […]

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Altered state: My first visit home since Colorado legalized recreational marijuana

By Katie Johnston   Usually when I talk to people about Colorado, the discussion revolves around my home state’s stunning mountain ranges and superb hiking, skiing, and camping. This year, it’s all about pot. In January, Colorado became the first state in the nation to legalize sales of recreational marijuana, so when I went home to […]

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