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WeedHire: The job search app for the legal pot biz

By Jose Pagliery   NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Looking for a job in the legal marijuana industry? There’s an app for that. WeedHire in a new app that connects pot labs, dispensaries and even government regulators to potential employees. The Android app debuted this week, and the startup says an iPhone app is now under review […]

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Want to really treat ALS? Legalize pot

By Andrew Gargano   A number of studies have shown that cannabis functions in many ways that are beneficial to those with ALS, from serving as an analgesic to acting as a soothing muscle relaxant. Cannabis also functions as a saliva reducer, and so it has the ability to reduce symptoms of uncontrollable drooling that is common among those with […]

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Nurse practitioners to prescribe medical marijuana

Marnie MacLean   PORTLAND, Maine (NECN) — Starting next a week, a whole new group of medical providers will be able to prescribe pot to their patients in Maine. As of August 1, nurse practitioners will be added to the list along with doctors. Call it Pot 101 – an education class for nurse practitioners in […]

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Ending Medical Marijuana Prohibition Could Prevent Thousands of Prescription Drug Overdoses

By Max Cherney   An end to the prohibition of medical marijuana in the US might prevent tens of thousands of deaths every year from prescription drug overdoses, new research suggests. In states that have decriminalized medical weed, an average of 25 percent fewer people are dying from overdoses of opioid analgesics each year compared to […]

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Medical Marijuana Job Fair – Las Vegas – August 30-31


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Hemp crop on the Hauraki Plains

  The Chinese grow more than 100 000ha of this a year; and a recent trial with military troops, going into adverse battle conditions, clearly showed the troops with hemp clothing and uniforms didn’t suffer the skin disease which the troops dressed in cotton did. It appeared the hemp uniforms acted as a disease suppressant.    […]

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How to keep those school lunches — and your kitchen — plastic-free

By Nadine Kalinauskas | Shine On   With September just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about packing school lunches again. And if you’re attempting to keep your kitchen — and kids’ lunches — plastic-wrap-free, Calgary native Toni Desrosiers has a solution for you: reusable, eco-friendly food wraps. Desrosiers, 35, founded her company, Abeego, with her husband, Colin, […]

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Review: Purggo bamboo charcoal air purifier for the car

Derek Markham (@derekmarkham)   Instead of using one of those scented car air fresheners chock full of phthalates and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), consider an all natural version, which uses bamboo charcoal to eliminate odors. If you’re a tidy single person with no pets, your car may stay as fresh and clean smelling as the day […]

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Why Essential Oils Are Good For Your Bird

Patricia Sund & Jason Crean   Hemp Oil: Hemp oil has an ideal balance of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. Hemp oil helps maintain a glowing skin condition, as well as increased feather quality. It benefits circulation by improving heart health while helping keep the membranes of cells fit and strong. This oil also helps regulate […]

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Recipe: Medicated Pocket Pies with Decarboxylized Kief

Jessica Catalano   August through September is the peak time for fruit in Colorado across the state. Palisade peaches, blueberries, cherries, plums, you name it, are not only delicious and bountiful but also very cheap. If you are a fellow Coloradan, now is the time to start taking advantage of nature’s gift to make pies, […]

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