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Las Vegas to allow medical marijuana dispensaries

By Conor Shine (contact)   Medical marijuana dispensaries are coming to Las Vegas after the City Council directed staff today to begin drafting final regulations for approval. The decision clears the way for dispensaries, cultivation facilities and other medical marijuana businesses to open within the city’s boundaries once state regulations are finalized later this year.   Full […]

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Texas cannabis activists score 4 major successes for St. Patrick’s Day weekend

By: Stephen Carter Contact Stephen via email at TXCann@gmail.com     There were so many cannabis related activities going on around Texas this weekend and their success added to the mountain of reasons why marijuana will soon be legal in The Lone Star State. Everything happened on Saturday, March 15, keeping this reform train running full […]

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Girl who helped inspire new cannabis oil law dies – she never had a chance to try it

by Meredith Forrest Kulwicki and Todd Tanner   A six-year-old girl who helped inspire one of Utah’s newest laws died Saturday morning. Charlee Nelson sometimes suffered from hundreds of seizures in a single day. The girl’s parents were among those who reached out to law makers for the legalization of cannabis oil in Utah for medical use. The […]

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Family says medical marijuana is helping their 9-month-old

By Rich Newberg   The family says the results have been significant. Joe said, “This is the fourth day. Normally he probably would have had, at the worst case, he probably would have had 400 seizures, and he’s had five. We’ve never really had a true reduction in seizures. And so this is something, this […]

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How Cannabis Can Save Cancer-Stricken Kids: An Introduction to ‘Weed the People,’ by Ricki Lake

By Ricki Lake   When I was a contestant on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” in 2011, an adorable 6-year-old fan reached out to me on social media. She was undergoing chemotherapy and found a comforting escape through watching the show and rooting for me, a total underdog like her.   Full Article: http://movies.yahoo.com/news/how-cannabis-can-save-cancer-striken-kids–an-intro-to–weed-the-people—by-ricki-lake-165741433.html

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We Shouldn’t Arrest One More Person for Having Marijuana

By Dice Raw   As a five-time Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter, I live, breath and salute an art form born of the streets and connected to the very people affected by biased drug laws across our country​. I had a homie who was arrested for having an ounce of weed that was just for his personal use. He […]

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Friedman says Dems thawing toward Kinky candidacy

by MARK WIGGINS / KVUE News and photojournalist DENNIS THOMAS   Full Article: http://www.kvue.com/news/Kinky-Friedman-Agriculture-Commissioner-Runoff-250391281.html

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Hemp project in Louisville would look at cleaning brownfields

Written by Gregory A. Hall The Courier-Journal A truck drives past bales of dried hemp on the premises of company Hanffaser Uckermark eG in Prenzlau, eastern Germany on July 27, 2013. (BERND SETTNIK/AFP/Getty Images) / AFP/Getty Images   Chris Poynter, a spokesman for Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, said hemp can help pull many contaminants out of the […]

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Petition to lessen punishment for marijuana in Oklahoma City gains momentum

By Erielle Reshef OKLAHOMA CITY —A local group said Saturday that a petition to change the penalty for possession of marijuana in Oklahoma City is gaining traction quickly. “The purpose of the petition in Oklahoma City is to take away jail time for the simple possession of marijuana,” said petition proponent Mark Faulk. If passed, the […]

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Vet fighting to provide medical pot for others with PTSD

CBC News Henry is one of eight applicants from New Brunswick — and 450 across the country — seeking marijuana production licences from Health Canada. (Micah Walter/Reuters)   “Understanding that you have to process your trauma. Marijuana’s just a tool. All the opiates and all the alcohol and all the prescription medications don’t allow you […]

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