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Young and ambitious? Here’s how to get ahead

GLENN CHEATER   High grain prices haven’t just strengthened the balance sheet, but brought an infusion of youth into a sector where 40-year-olds are considered young farmers. But with prices down, will ambitious young people find dad and mom aren’t so open to new ideas? Mike Fata hopes not.  “Farming is no different than any […]

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Our View: Err on side of compassion

  Too much energy is being spent rewriting rules for the distribution of medical marijuana in New Mexico. The state Department of Health, rather than devising cumbersome rules that make it harder for patients to get the medicine they need, should streamline the process. While the latest version of rules is an improvement (anything would […]

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Can Consuming Marijuana Help Cure An Alcohol Hangover?

by Johnny Green   Did you booze it up at a New Year’s party last night? Maybe you started with one drink. One drink became two drinks. Two drinks became many drinks, and so on. Hopefully you didn’t blackout, and whether you did or didn’t, hopefully you didn’t do anything you will regret because you […]

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Cannabis Use in Traditional Chinese Medicine

  For over 4,000 years, the cannabis plant has been a reliable source for textile fibers, medicine and food. The Chinese, who are renowned for perfecting herbal medicine and concocting some of the earliest effective treatments against a range of debilitating conditions, were the first civilization to cultivate and use marijuana extensively. Ancient Chinese literature […]

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Marijuana Industry to Create 200,000 Jobs in 2015, Generate $21 Billion By 2020

BY BARRY BARD Pictured: Washingtonians celebrating the state’s first day of legal marijuana sales on June 8, 2014   Every day, legal marijuana businesses continue to hire and employ more and more job-seekers who continue to target America’s fastest growing industry. And as more states continue to join the legalization bandwagon (Alaska, Oregon, and Washington D.C.), more jobs and […]

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The Beauty of Hemp Seed Oil

Sonja Renea   Hemp seed oil has been referenced to as nature’s perfect food due to its balanced concentrations of omega fatty acids. The human body needs these omega fatty acids for many functions, from building healthy cells to maintaining brain and nerve function. Our bodies can’t produce them. The only source is food. What Is Hemp […]

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Illinois expands medical marijuana to kids

KSDK-TV   The state of Illinois will expand its medical marijuana program to children starting January 1st. Tuesday, officials posted emergency rules explaining how kids will be covered under the new law.   Full Article: http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/local/illinois/2014/12/23/ill-kids-can-apply-for-medical-marijuana-in-2015/20846143/

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Activists to protest pot lawsuit at office of Oklahoma attorney general

By Ricardo Baca, The Cannabist Staff   Marijuana legalization activists in Oklahoma are rallying the troops and organizing a protest of the state’s pot lawsuit against Colorado. “Attorney General Scott Pruitt is suing Colorado for their marijuana laws,” the activists wrote on the Facebook invite to the rally. “This is a waste of tax payer […]

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Marijuana Possession Now Decriminalized In US Virgin Islands

By Paul Armentano   Legislation decriminalizing the possession of one ounce or less of cannabis in the United States Virgin Islands became law this weekend. On Friday, Senate lawmakers voted to override Gov. John P. DeJongh’s line-item veto of the decriminalization provision, which had been included in territory’s 2015 fiscal year budget.   Full Article: […]

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