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Neal Pollack’s Reefer Roadtrip from Texas to Free America (aka Colorado)

By Neal Pollack, The Cannabist Staff   The sun had already gone down by the time we crossed the golden border from New Mexicoto Colorado. Rich and I looked at each other knowingly. For the first time in our lives, we could legally smoke marijuana in our home country. And all it took was driving […]

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Hemp Pecan Clusters

  These delicious hemp pecan clusters only have a few ingredients! They’re so easy and quick to make while providing you with a slew of protein to boost your energy levels at any time!   Full Article: http://news.therawfoodworld.com/hemp-pecan-clusters/

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Jackson, Mississippi – Town hall meeting on marijuana initiative this Friday

Jimmie E. Gates, The Clarion-Ledger   “If the ballot initiative gets the necessary signatures and is approved by voters in a referendum, it would make it legal for adults to possess cannabis in unlimited quantities, to use as they wish, just like alcohol or cigarettes. However, it would have to be kept from minors.”   […]

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Public hearing to be held today on rules for industrial hemp in Oregon

By Noelle Crombie | The Oregonian/OregonLive A photograph of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) in Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge. A photograph of a cannabis plant. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)   Oregon agriculture officials said Monday they are poised to adopt rules that would allow industrial hemp farmers to plant their crops this spring. The Oregon […]

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Vehicle body made from cotton, hemp, and wood

(Nanowerk News)   Carbon and glass fibers reinforce synthetics so that they can be used for vehicle body construction. But in this regard, there is an abundance of potential found in natural fibers – obtained from hemp, cotton, or wood. If you combined bio-based textile and carbon fibers, you can obtain extremely light yet very […]

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Canada – Medical marijuana users can continue growing from home after feds lose appeal

By Brandon Barrett   Medical marijuana users will be permitted to continue growing pot at home after the Federal Court of Appeal upheld a decision last month that would exempt patients from a massive overhaul of Canada’s cannabis laws. Regulations introduced in 2013 shifted the production of medical marijuana to licensed commercial producers, preventing users […]

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Study: Painkiller Overdose Deaths Decrease Dramatically In 420-Friendly States

by Marguerite Arnold   According to a report this year from the esteemed Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), fatal overdoses caused by prescription painkillers dropped dramatically in states where cannabis is legal for medical and recreational use. Access to medical cannabis, according to the study, is responsible for an overall 25% drop in […]

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Former Senator Mike Gravel To Run Marijuana Company

Matt Ferner   Gravel served two terms in the Senate from 1969 to 1981, and was a candidate in the 2008 presidential race. He also has been an outspoken supporter of marijuana legalization and a staunch critic of the decades-long war on drugs. “I feel very deeply about the failure that is marijuana prohibition,” Gravel told […]

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Local The First Newspaper For Bay Area’s Pot Industry Rolling Out This Month

Jeffrey Schaub   The Bay Area is home to magazines and periodicals about clothing, lifestyle, boating and hi-tech but now comes one about marijuana—California’s growing cash crop. The SF Weekly, is scheduled to be available for free at San Francisco newsstands on Jan. 26.   Full Article: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2015/01/02/the-first-newspaper-for-bay-areas-pot-industry-rolling-out-this-month-sf-evergreen/

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Missouri – City Councilwoman Faces Recall Over Anti-Marijuana Vote

BY TOM ANGELL   A local elected official in Columbia, Missouri is facing a voter backlash after helping to defeat a proposal to decriminalize growing two marijuana plants. On Tuesday, the city clerk certified that marijuana reform activists turned in more than enough signatures to force a recall vote on City Councilwoman Ginny Chadwick. Chadwick, who was elected to […]

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