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Alibi Pierce A marijuana user is being arrested every minute–more than a dozen will be taken to jail as I type this piece. This according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation which today released its annual Uniform Crime Reportaggregating law enforcement data and tallying the nation’s crimes and arrests in 2014. While murders, robberies, […]Read more.
by Carlos E. Castañeda The ruins of a home that burned in the Valley Fire. (David McNew/Getty Images) Victims of the Valley Fire and Butte Fireare being offered free cannabis products if they have current prescriptions for medical marijuana. Healdsburg-based Care By Design and AbsoluteXtracts, makers of marijuana-related products such as cannabis oils, sprays […]Read more.
Katy Osborn Jay Pickthorn— APIn this Sept. 24, 2015 photo, marijuana plants grow in the new germinating facility on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation in Flandreau, S.D. Talk about high profits. American Indians have held a leading role in the casino industry since 1987, when the Supreme Court ruled that gambling could not be […]Read more.
Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer told a gathering in Lexington that industrial hemp is poised for exponential growth, with thousands of jobs from field work to possessing to sales expected to follow. “We’re going to be making things that range from parts in the automotive industry to parts in the construction industry to pharmaceuticals,” […]Read more.
BY LINDSEY BARTLETT Puff, Pass, and Paint, a private, cannabis-meets-cocktails-and-canvas class offered every weekend in Denver, often welcomes colorful guests. This Saturday, comedians Margaret Cho and Kevin Pereira joined in the fun while filming an episode of the new TruTV show I’m So Into that highlights — you guessed it— marijuana. Comic Cho has done […]Read more.
Prominent Medical Marijuana Defense Attorney, William McPike’s Home Gets Raided by Sheriff’s Department
Friday morning at 9 AM, September 18th, 2015, prominent medical marijuana defense attorney, William McPike, opened the door of his residence to find a dozen uniformed Madera Deputy sheriffs with Sgt Larry Rich brandishing a search warrant, who had just gotten out of a white unmarked vehicle and demanding access to McPike’s home. According to […]Read more.
ROGER HANSON Mercury Primary Industries Minister and Deputy Premier Jeremy Rockliff inspecting an industrial hemp crop at Kindred, near Devonport. NEW laws to make it easier to grow industrial hemp have been hailed as a huge opportunity for Tasmanian farmers. Primary Industries Minister Jeremy Rockliff said the Industrial Hemp Bill 2015, tabled in State Parliament […]Read more.
Marijuana Politics Staff The Drug War has been a failed disaster by any measure, destroying lives and bankrupting budgets across our great nation. The mass incarceration of nonviolent people for drugs has been a tragic epidemic that has disproportionately hurt people of color and citizens living in poverty. For far too long, politicians scored […]Read more.
Alison Morrow (Photo: KING) Permits to build a house out of hemp don’t exist, but that isn’t stopping a Bellingham woman from building two hemp houses. “This is what we call hemp herd,” Pam Bosch said. “It’s like straw only it’s stronger.” Bosch hasn’t ever built a home before. She’s using lime mixed with […]Read more.
by Rick Thompson photo caption: Kevin Spitler of the Toledo Hemp Center: photo by Rick Thompson/The Compassion Chronicles During a city-wide vote on Tuesday September 15, 70% of Toledoans said YES to removing all criminal penalties for possession of under 200 grams of marijuana and reducing penalties for larger possession offenses. The ordinance “eliminate fines […]Read more.
Hemp Can Save the Planet
- See Inside the Himalayan Villages That Grow Cannabis
- Hemp Works – 01-29-16 – Steve Danks interviews Dr. Robert Melamede
- Puerto Rico adopts regulation for use of medical marijuana
- Take a weed break at work. It’s allowed!
- Ex-Bear Jim McMahon: Medical marijuana got me off narcotic pain pills
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