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Senator said no reason to wait for either marijuana’s federal reclassification or a “full vetting” by the state

Matt Stroud ReporterPittsburgh Business Times Democratic Pa. Senator Wayne D. Fontana, who’s based in Brookline and who represents the state’s 42nd Senatorial District, said there’s no reason to wait for either marijuana’s federal reclassification or a “full vetting” by the state. “If I had a child who suffered from epilepsy — who couldn’t grow physically or […]

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Kevin Smith Rolls Out ‘Hollyweed’ Pot Comedy Project

Laura Prudom News Editor @lauinla   Kevin Smith has wrapped production on “Hollyweed,” a half-hour comedy produced by FremantleMedia North America and StarStream Media, Variety has learned. The project, written, directed by and starring Smith, is set in a Los Angeles cannabis dispensary. It follows two potheads, played by Smith and Donnell Rawlings (“Chappelle’s Show”), who battle […]

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Arizona – State Representative Jay Lawrence Withdraws Bill That Could Have Ended Medical Marijuana Program

BY RAY STERN   State Representative Jay Lawrence (R-Fountain Hills) has withdrawn his bill that could have destroyed Arizona’s medical-marijuana program. Lawrence’s bill, HCR 2019, would have stripped naturopaths and homeopaths of the right to recommend medical marijuana, even though those doctors write nearly 90 percent of the recommendations. His plan also called for patients […]

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These Hemp Milk Benefits For Skin Will Make It Your New Favorite Natural Beauty Product

KRISTIN COLLINS JACKSON   I’ve been a fan of hemp since my Sublime-is-the-only-band-that-matters phase in 1997. While I may not be making hemp necklaces for everyone I know anymore, I’m definitely embracing the skin benefits of hemp milk like it’s the late ’90s and it may go out of style. I’m all about milk alternatives […]

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University of Hawai‘i study suggests industrial hemp could be grown in State

Alden Alayvilla, Web Editor   A report by University of Hawai‘i College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources suggests that the State could yield over 70 tons of industrial hemp a year. Harry Ako, principal investigator of the study, “discovered that three crops a year could be grown in [the] State. … In the current 2015 trials, […]

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Latin America’s biggest medical cannabis farm sprouts in Chile

BY GRAM SLATTERY   Latin America’s largest medicinal marijuana farm was formally inaugurated on Tuesday, marking another step in the region’s growing acceptance of therapeutic uses for the formerly illegal plant. The 6,900-stalk plantation, located in the small town of Colbun, some 275 kilometers (170 miles) south of Santiago, will help treat some 4,000 patients […]

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Hawaii – A little good news for those who want hemp to replace sugar on Maui

BY ANTHONY PIGNATARO   For those of you who look over Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar’s 36,000 or so acres of Central Maui that won’t be growing sugar anymore this time next year and think that maybe we might start growing hemp on at least a portion of that land, there’s good reason to be optimistic. […]

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Little by little, schools opening up to kids’ use of medical marijuana

By Patrick Whittle, The Associated Press   After years of trying to keep marijuana out of schools, educators across the country are grappling with how to administer cannabis to students with prescriptions for it. Medical marijuana has been legal in some states for two decades, but school districts and lawmakers are only now starting to […]

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Would a hemp farm be better than a sport precinct?

Lea Emery   A MAYORAL candidate is reaching high with a left-field plan to turn the land earmarked for the controversial $52 million sports precinct into an industrial hemp farm. Jannean Dean and division nine candidate Jeanette Maynes announced their plan on Friday stating a hemp farm means an economic and jobs boost for the […]

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Big Pharma Shaking in Their Boots as 80% of Cannabis Users Give Up Prescriptions Pills for Pot

By Justin Gardner   A new survey conducted by the Centre for Addictions Research of BC helps explain why Big Pharma is so afraid of cannabis. The pharmaceutical and alcohol industries, both powerful influences in Washington, have long lobbied against cannabis legalization in order to protect their profits. However, the tide has turned as decriminalization of medical […]

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