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Kentucky’s hemp crops flourish

By Mark Vanderhoff University of Kentucky researcher David Williams is studying which hemp varieties are best suited for growing in Kentucky. Mark Vanderhoff WLKY   It took a legal fight just to get the seeds in the ground, but two months later, Kentucky’s first legal hemp crops in decades are flourishing. The hemp plants have grown from […]

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CBN: A Sleeping Synergy

by Steep Hill Media     CBN is either non-psychoactive or very mildly psychoactive. It reduces intraocular pressure in the eye (similar to D9THC), so it can be used in the treatment of Glaucoma without the psychoactive effects of THC. CBN is synergistic with THC for treatment purposes. CBN also fights free radicals in the bloodstream, […]

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Bill O’Reilly’s pot poll: 90 percent of America wants legal pot

By Ricardo Baca, The Cannabist Staff Bill O’Reilly (Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty Images file)   On Bill O’Reilly’s personal website, visitors can buy tickets to see O’Reilly’s tour, take history quizzes, buy a copy of O’Reilly’s nonfiction work “Killing Jesus” or read articles that reflect the conservative views popularized on O’Reilly’s work on Fox News. Or visitors can […]

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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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