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Concentrates Protected Under Medical Marijuana Law, California Court Rules

By Thomas H. Clarke |  The Daily Chronic   Marijuana concentrates are protected under California’s 1996 medical marijuana law, a state appellate court ruled last week. In a unanimous decision, a three-justice panel of the 3rd District Court of Appeal reversed a ruling issued previously by El Dorado Superior Court Judge James R. Wagoner that a medical marijuana […]

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Legal weed can improve community health

Jim Maas   First, the good news. It looks like the majority of our population is finally getting a grip on the reality of the failed war-on-drugs disaster and is ready to move on. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical cannabis, a natural, herbal remedy, and several more are working on […]

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Uruguay authorizes 1,200 marijuana growers

Agencia EFE One year after the cultivation and sale of marijuana became legal in Uruguay, the small South American country of 3.3 million people has 1,200 registered cannabis growers, the head of the National Drugs Board, Julio Calzada, said Monday.   Full Article: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/141222/uruguay-authorizes-1200-marijuana-growers

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RIP Joe Cocker: A Legend Once Thrown Out of Australia for Smoking Weed

BY BARRY BARD   Joe Cocker has passed away at the age of 70 after succumbing to a long battle with lung cancer. Known for his rendition of The Beatles’ “With a Little Help From My Friends” and one of the best recording artists of our time, Cocker’s legend will live on through his music. From […]

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Arizona Farm Bureau supports hemp as new crop

By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services   Arizonans may get to decide if they want to let farmers here grow an industrial — and not psychoactive — version of marijuana. In essence, the measure would empower the state Department of Agriculture to license people to grow hemp. It’s a cousin of marijuana but hemp’s concentration […]

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Marijuana Games Company Releases 2 New Weed Video Games

Defend marijuana crops in Crop Defender MarijuanaGames.org announced the release of 2 new cannabis-themed video games this week, adding the titles Crop Defender and Too Stoned Russ to its stable of marijuana games.  Previous games produced by the US-based company were mostly parodies such as Stoned Mario and Stoned Pacman.  However, the 2 new games […]

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Richard DeLisi Continues 90-Year Sentence For Cannabis After Judge Denies Release

By Ryan Yousefi via www.freedelisi.com   Richard DeLisi, sentenced to three consecutive 30-year terms, or 90 years, for a marijuana importation conviction in 1989, will remain incarcerated. Judge Michael E. Raiden denied a motion requesting a review of his sentence last week. DeLisi has spent the last 26 years behind bars for a non-violent offense […]

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Grateful Dead Themed “Bud and Breakfast” Opens in Colorado

BY BARRY BARD   The Grateful Dead themed Bud + Breakfast Silverthorne has officially opened its doors to mountain tourists. The Mary Jane Group property represents the companies’ second foray into Bud + Breakfasts, as the company also owns The Adagio in Denver, Colorado’s first ever Bud + Breakfast. While the theme may be hippie, […]

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Marijuana will take center stage at Nevada Legislature

Ray Hagar, RGJ   Even though the growing and selling of medical marijuana was approved by the 2013 Legislature, the cannabis plant will remain a point of contention and debate at the 2015 Nevada Legislature, lawmakers said. “I personally think it will (be a big issue),” said state Sen Richard “Tick” Segerblom, D-Las Vegas. “The […]

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NSW cannabis trial for sick kids, adults

AAP   Preparations for a multi-million dollar trial for medicinal cannabis is set to begin in NSW this week. Children with severe epilepsy, terminally ill adults and those undergoing chemotherapy could be part of the $9 million trial to help alleviate their symptoms. Before the trials can get underway the NSW government has to overcome […]

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