By Maria Tavernini Photographs by Andrea de Franciscis Farmers keep moving ganja fields higher into the mountains to avoid police raids. PHOTOGRAPH BY ANDREA DE FRANCISCIS In the Himalayas of India, small villages thrive by growing cannabis. This is one of them. The village, perched on a mountain at 9,000 feet (2,700 meters), is only reachable […]Read more.
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Associated Press, San Juan Puerto Rico’s Health Department has adopted a regulation that will allow for the cultivation, manufacturing and distribution of medical marijuana in the U.S. territory. Officials say the substance can be used in forms including pills, creams, patches and oral drops. Authorities stress that smoking marijuana and cultivating it for personal […]Read more.
by Parija Kavilanz @CNNMoney Isaac Dietrich [center], co-founder of MassRoots, at his startup’s weekly rooftop Cannabis smoking session. At most offices in America, smoking a joint during your lunch break or eating cannabis-laced brownies at your desk would land you in HR. But in some states, not only won’t you be punished — […]Read more.
Robert McCoppinContact Reporter Chicago Tribune Former Super Bowl champion and Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon says an unfairly demonized drug helped him recover from the pain of his football career: medical marijuana. McMahon was in Chicago this week, where he attended Tuesday’s Bears reunion marking the 30th anniversary of their Super Bowl victory. He was […]Read more.
MIKE HAGER “Mr. Skidmore, a cannabis advocate for several years, says he can’t afford the cannabis oil sold by a handful of Canada’s licensed commercial producers, and every patient he knows buys their oil from illegal dispensaries or small-scale producers such as himself. Using marijuana he grows with a licence under the old federal […]Read more.
NZ Herald Former union boss Helen Kelly has written to Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne to seek permission to use medicinal cannabis. Ms Kelly, who has lung cancer, said she hoped her application would be granted as soon as possible. “[Dunne] said it took him an hour once he got the last application, so […]Read more.
By Tim Devaney A bipartisan group of lawmakers is pressing the Department of Veterans Affairs to allow veterans to use medical marijuana. Currently, VA doctors are prohibited from recommending medical marijuana to their patients, even in states that have legalized pot. These veterans must go to nonmilitary doctors outside their healthcare plan to obtain […]Read more.
by KORKY KOROLUK “Nanotechnology can best be described as the science of the extremely small. Scientists have discovered that engineering materials at the atomic or molecular scale can result in surprising — and very useful — results. So when we’re talking about nanometres, we’re talking a billionth of a metre. An average human hair, […]Read more.
BY FORREST YINGLING The leader of a Rhode Island “cannabis church” says she has permission to use marijuana extract during a prayer and healing ceremony outside the capitol building in Harrisburg. Anne Armstrong says the oil is a sacrament for religious anointing purposes and is protected by religious freedom. She showed a copy of […]Read more.
Hemp Can Save the Planet
- See Inside the Himalayan Villages That Grow Cannabis
- Hemp Works – 01-29-16 – Steve Danks interviews Dr. Robert Melamede
- Puerto Rico adopts regulation for use of medical marijuana
- Take a weed break at work. It’s allowed!
- Ex-Bear Jim McMahon: Medical marijuana got me off narcotic pain pills
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