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Hemp Insulation: The Healthy Alternative for You and Your Home

By Kathy Garton Getty   Every year thousands of Americans add fiberglass batts to interior walls, under floors and above ceilings to become more energy-efficient. However, this recommended material is made up of fibrous glass and has proven to be a potential health risk to occupants. Particles from fiberglass batts that are released into the […]

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Cannabis: A Journey Through the Ages

Bryan Hill   In 1997, a hemp rope dating back to 26,900 BC was found in Czechoslovakia, making it the oldest known object to be associated with cannabis.  Since that time, hemp has played an important role in humanity’s development.  For thousands of years marijuana was not only legal, but an important crop among cultures […]

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DEA approves PTSD marijuana study

Patricia Kime, Military Times   The Drug Enforcement Administration has given its blessing to a study on the effect of medical marijuana on post-traumatic stress disorder, the first randomized, controlled research in the U.S. for PTSD that will use the actual plant instead of oils or synthesized cannabis.   Full Article:  http://www.militarytimes.com/story/veterans/2016/04/21/dea-approves-ptsd-marijuana-study/83356604/

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California – 14 marijuana-related petitions aim for November ballot

By KCRA Staff   The fight to legalize marijuana is back this election season, with even more choices for California voters. Right now, there are 14 potential marijuana ballot initiatives that have been cleared to collect signatures. The petitions need to be approved by the attorney general before they can be circulated for signature gathering. […]

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Architects have high hopes for this Tiny+ home made out of hempcrete

By Maria Mora   Big things come in small packages, according to GreenBuilt‘s Jim Savage. Last year, his concept of making buildings out of hempcrete was introduced to the public. Now, Green Built is working on creating the first-ever fossil-fuel-free, 400-square-foot home called HempHome: Tiny+. Made solely out of hempcrete — a natural, non-toxic, renewable […]

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Cannabis Seeds 101: All You Need to Know and More

By Ryland Derning   Cannabis is a dioecious plant, meaning its female and male reproductive organs are found on separate individuals. Female cannabis plants are grown in an environment without males to produce what we find in medical and recreational stores: seedless, high potency marijuana flowers, traditionally known as “sinsemilla.” In order to reproduce, the […]

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Maine Lawmakers Reject Marijuana Blood Test Bill For Drivers

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   A bill that would allow a blood test to determine whether a driver is impaired from marijuana use is heading to defeat. The Maine House on Friday voted unanimously to reject the bill, which set a blood level limit that would allow police to charge impaired motorists with operating under the […]

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Project Runway star Tim Gunn wants to legalize industrial hemp in Massachusetts

By Gintautas Dumcius | gdumcius@masslive.com   Some Massachusetts lawmakers are hoping to legalize the growth and production of industrial hemp in the Bay State, saying it’ll be an economic boon to a region of the state with high unemployment. While they’ve displayed reluctance to approach legalizing marijuana for recreational use as an independent group has […]

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Pot-Pairing Events are the Latest Legal Weed Trend

BY WINSTON ROSS   The house is a 1930s Craftsman on the banks of the emerald-green North Fork of the Nehalem River, in the foothills of the Oregon Coast Range, a few miles from the Pacific. It was one of the region’s first homestead sites, a dairy farm for the collective that makes Tillamook cheese. […]

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Cannabis oil a saving grace for Lake Country woman after end of life diagnosis

by  Kevin Parnell – Lake Country Calendar Lake Country mom Cheryl and dad Chris Pearson with their oldest son Justin. Cheryl’s treatment with cannabis oil has extended her life after she was given just months to live with cancer. — Image Credit: Kevin Parnell   Cheryl Pearson has never smoked pot. Given just months to live after […]

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