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Project Runway star Tim Gunn wants to legalize industrial hemp in Massachusetts

By Gintautas Dumcius | gdumcius@masslive.com   Some Massachusetts lawmakers are hoping to legalize the growth and production of industrial hemp in the Bay State, saying it’ll be an economic boon to a region of the state with high unemployment. While they’ve displayed reluctance to approach legalizing marijuana for recreational use as an independent group has […]

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Pot-Pairing Events are the Latest Legal Weed Trend

BY WINSTON ROSS   The house is a 1930s Craftsman on the banks of the emerald-green North Fork of the Nehalem River, in the foothills of the Oregon Coast Range, a few miles from the Pacific. It was one of the region’s first homestead sites, a dairy farm for the collective that makes Tillamook cheese. […]

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Cannabis oil a saving grace for Lake Country woman after end of life diagnosis

by  Kevin Parnell – Lake Country Calendar Lake Country mom Cheryl and dad Chris Pearson with their oldest son Justin. Cheryl’s treatment with cannabis oil has extended her life after she was given just months to live with cancer. — Image Credit: Kevin Parnell   Cheryl Pearson has never smoked pot. Given just months to live after […]

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Judge lifts decade-old injunction against Pine Ridge hemp farmer, Alex White Plume

Associated Press   A federal judge on Monday lifted a decade-old injunction prohibiting a South Dakota tribal member from producing industrial hemp, although other issues need to be resolved before he can grow it on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken of South Dakota said there has been a “shifting legal […]

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Decriminalise all drugs and maybe go even further, leading experts say

Christopher Ingraham Several US states have already legalised marijuana Getty Images   A group of 22 medical experts convened by Johns Hopkins University and The Lancet have called today for the decriminalization of all nonviolent drug use and possession. Citing a growing scientific consensus on the failures of the global war on drugs, the experts […]

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Uruguay’s legal marijuana policy en route to next phase of regulation

Uki Goñi A marijuana home grower works on a marijuana flower in his home in Montevideo, Uruguay. Photograph: Andres Stapff/Reuters   The first country in the world to legalize marijuana sales was Uruguay, a tiny South American nation with a population of only 3.3 million wedged between Brazil and Argentina. Uruguay fully legalized the production […]

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Santa Cruz veterans plan cannabis expansion to Monterey County

Sara Rubin   In 1974, Albert Brett decided he wanted nothing to do with his fellow Vietnam War veterans. “I didn’t want to be associated with any of those crazy vets,” he says. He wandered the west, then settled in Idaho. Then in 2013, he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and went through surgery and […]

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Cannabis oil dispensary coming to North Texas

BY WEB STAFF   In 1936, the movie Reefer Madness warned parents about the slippery slope of destruction smoking marijuana would cause in the lives of both them and their children. Who would’ve guessed the bones and boards of a building from the Reefer Madness era might help change the message of marijuana entirely in […]

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Chile Harvests The Largest Legal Marijuana Plantation In Latin America

  Authorities and representatives from different organizations supporting the medical use of marijuana started harvesting the largest legal marijuana field in Latin America, in a rural area in southern of Chile, close to the Andes Mountains. The initiative, which has been authorized by the Chilean government, will transform the buds of 6,000 marijuana plants growing […]

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Supreme Court Nixes Oklahoma, Nebraska Challenge To Colorado Marijuana Laws

BY CBS NEWS   The Supreme Court has rejected an effort by Nebraska and Oklahoma to have Colorado’s pot legalization declared unconstitutional.   Full Article:  http://5newsonline.com/2016/03/21/supreme-court-nixes-oklahoma-nebraska-challenge-to-colorado-marijuana-laws/

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