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California Lawmakers Give Up On Marijuana DUIs — For Now

By Chris Roberts Legalization is still in California’s future, but marijuana is occupying state lawmakers’ minds in the present. About 20 bills that deal with cannabis in some regard were introduced in the Legislature before the deadline for new laws last month. These include the latest attempt at regulating the state’s billion-dollar marijuana industry, regulations […]

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How Medical Marijuana’s Chemicals May Protect Cells

By David Noonan Aleks Sennwald   Edward Maa did not plan to become a marijuana researcher. But a few years ago, when the neurologist and epilepsy specialist surveyed his patients about their use of alternative medicines, he discovered that more than a third had turned to marijuana to try to control their seizures. “I had […]

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Here’s What Marijuana Looks Like Under The Microscope (Photos)

Jordanna   Ever wonder what marijuana looks like up close and personal? Now you can see how cannabis appears to the scientists who study it, thanks to a new book called Cannabis Under The Microscope: A Visual Exploration of Medicinal Sativa and C. Indica by Ford McCann. The book features over 170 images of cannabis in […]

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First government-run recreational pot store opens in Skamania County

Katherine Cook, KGW News   The country’s first government-run recreational marijuana store opened in the Columbia River Gorge. The Cannabis Corner, opened Saturday in North Bonneville. The city’s mayor, Don Stevens, made the first purchase.   Full Article: http://www.kgw.com/story/news/2015/03/07/government-run-pot-store-skamania-county/24559835/

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“Only the Best of Hemp” for Your…Gelato?

Regina Varolli   At SIGEP in Rimini, the world’s largest trade show for gelato, MEC3 premiered the new hemp flavor to the tunes of Bob Marley and record-breaking crowds of curious gelato (and pot?) lovers. Having sampled the flavor at SIGEP, I was surprised by its subtle yet unmistakable taste, more than just a novelty, […]

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Rep. Simpson files Bill to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition Read more: The Gilmer Mirror – Rep Simpson files Bill to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition

AUSTIN — Rep. David Simpson (R-Longview) on Monday filed House Bill 2165 (http://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/history.aspx?LegSess=84R&Bill=HB2165) to strike all references to marijuana offenses from the Texas statutes. This represents a comprehensive repeal of marijuana prohibition in Texas. “We can’t fix all of the past wrongs caused by prohibition, but at least we can stop perpetuating them,” said Representative […]

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Tribal Marijuana Conference: ‘A 10-Year Window for Tribes to Capitalize’

Jacqueline Keeler   On Saturday, February 28 some 75 tribal leaders from across the country met to discuss forming the first “Tribal Cannabis Association” at the Tulalip Resort Casino on the Tulalip Reservation in Washington State. This followed a packed day on February 27 of “Tribal Marijuana Conference” presentations and panels with speakers as diverse […]

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Hemp Biotech Company Launching Oral-Care Line

By Seana Smith   This week, AXIM unveiled a cannabinoid-based oral care line of toothpaste, mouthwash and dentifrice using its distinctive technique. It’s the first-to-market with products containing CBG, which Anastassov describes as the “pioneer cannabinoid,” that came before THC and CBD. The products target the daily use market.   Full Article: http://www.foxbusiness.com/industries/2015/02/27/hemp-biotech-company-launching-oral-care-line/

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Crop insurance coverage grows, adds hemp

BY LEADER-POST, THE LEADER-POST   REGINA — Saskatchewan is increasing crop insurance coverage to its second-highest level ever, with hemp added to its list of insurable crops. On average, coverage levels are increasing to $183 per acre, up from $162 per acre in 2014. Premiums are going down to an average of $7.06 per acre […]

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Kosher Pot May Be Coming Soon

Clover Hope   Useful news: The Orthodox Union is working on putting a kosher stamp on medicinal pot. Time reports via The Jewish Daily Forward that the organization is currently in talks with “parties interested in offering kosher medical marijuana products”: In the past, the Orthodox Union has refused to certify cigarettes and e-cigarettes due […]

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