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We need earthquake retrofits fast.

Rong-Gong Lin IIContact Reporter   Hempcrete foundation walls are up to seven times stronger than those made of concrete, half as light and three times as elastic. This superior strength and flexibility means that hemp foundations are resistant to stress-induced cracking and breaking, even in earthquake-prone areas. It’s fireproof, too.   San Andreas fault ‘locked, […]

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Desert Hot Springs marijuana startup aims to produce 10 thousand pounds of pot monthly

Tom Tucker, CBS Local 2 Morning Anchor, thomas.tucker@cbslocal2.com Artist’s rendering of new 10 acre “Pineapple Park” cannabis cultivation complex planned for Desert Hot Springs.     A Los Angeles-based cannabis company is poised to “rake in the green” at their new operation in Desert Hot Springs. The company, Pineapple Express, Inc., is one of several […]

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‘Marijuana Tampon’ Might Be the End of Your Period Cramps

By Kali Holloway / AlterNet Photo Credit: Shutterstock / Teri Virbickis  Period cramps suck and can turn some women’s menstruation into a monthly encounter with severe and intense pain. According to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, at least half of all women who get their periods experience one or two days of cramping, […]

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Support for medicinal cannabis growing among Grey Power groups and elderly

JACK FLETCHER   A Christchurch man dying of cancer fears he will have to become a criminal if he cannot legally access medicinal cannabis. The 63-year-old man, who only wanted to be known as Bill for fear of persecution, said he was convinced of the therapeutic benefits of cannabis for cancer sufferers. “It makes you sleep better, it makes you eat better and when you reflect […]

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Alaska HEMPFEST 2016


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Walgreens Tells its Customers to Consider Medical Cannabis

Alan Brochstein, CFA   Chris Male of Anslinger Capital shared something today with our almost 4000 member LinkedIn group, Cannabis Investors & Entrepreneurs, that was just too good to be true.  I dismissed it incorrectly as fake news, but indeed it is true:  Walgreens (NASDAQ: WBA) sent out a blast email on April 26th discussing medical cannabis. […]

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Global Commission on Drug Policy Press Conference

  Watch video here: http://library.fora.tv/2016/04/21/Global_Commission_on_Drug_Policy_Press_Conference

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Could marijuana help treat painkiller and heroin addiction?

By: The Associated Press   The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates, who are pushing for cannabis as a treatment for the abuse of opioids and illegal narcotics like heroin, as well as an alternative to painkillers.   Full Article:  http://gazette.com/could-marijuana-help-treat-painkiller-and-heroin-addiction/article/feed/341721

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Arkansas AG approves wording of marijuana proposal

The Associated Press , KTHV   Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has approved the wording of a proposal to legalize recreational and medical marijuana, allowing supporters to begin gathering signatures to put the measure on the November ballot. Rutledge on Monday certified the proposed constitutional amendment by Mary Berry that would legalize the cultivation, production, […]

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69-Year Old Says Cannabis Oil is Keeping Him Healthy and Strong Six Years After Mesothelioma Diagnosis

by Alex Strauss+   Malignant mesothelioma, an aggressive malignancy caused almost exclusively by asbestos exposure, is one of the rarest and most deadly cancers. Although scientists around the globe continue to develop and test new methods for diagnosing and combatting it, there is still no cure. When Californian Andy Ashcraft was diagnosed with late stage […]

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