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A wonder material that is gentle on the planet has uses in construction, paper, clothing and food – Steve Allin You can live in it   In a world where ‘economic growth’ may not be desirable, materials will have to come from the environment around us. One wonder material is a controversial crop called hemp. Hemp is […]

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A single ultra low dose of THC before ischemia is a safe and effective treatment that reduces myocardial ischemic damage.

Waldman M, Hochhauser E, Fishbein M, Aravot D, Shainberg A, Sarne Y.   Abstract Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the major psychoactive component of marijuana, is a cannabinoid agonist that exerts its effects by activating at least two specific receptors (CB1 and CB2) that belong to the seven transmembrane G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) family. Both CB1 and CB2 mRNA and proteins are present […]

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Minnesota Group plans first Hemp Fest

By Trey Mewes Deanna Jean discusses medical marijuana at the Austin Daily Herald office in June.   A local marijuana and hemp advocate is ramping up her push for legalization. Deanna Jean and area organizers plan to put on a festival promoting the legalization of the hemp industry in mid-September. The Austin Minnesota Hemp Fest is […]

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Hemp is used in over 25,000 products, now including BMWs

      By Siraj Datoo     Hemp fibers are probably something you associate more with ropes, sacks and baggy ethnic clothing than with luxury cars. But in a report on BMW’s new electric car, the i3, Bloomberg notes in passing that the car maker will line the door panels with hemp, as part of an interior design […]

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Prosecutors return $21,227 more to Interstate 40 travelers

by Nolan Clay   An Oklahoma district attorney has dropped efforts to keep funds found in three more cases where money was taken from travelers during drug stops.   Full Article: http://newsok.com/article/3866713

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Marijuana Legalization in Missouri: Rep. Rory Ellinger Plans Bill to Regulate Pot Like Colorado

By Sam Levin   Missouri is one step closer to legalizing marijuana. State Rep. Rory Ellinger, a Democrat from University City, plans to introduce legislation next session to legalize pot in the state, modeled after the successful reform effort in Colorado. It will definitely be a long shot here, but this will be the first time a […]

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Medical Marijuana Experts Host Las Vegas Educational Event with Senator Tick Segerblom

by lasvegasnvblog   What: Southwest CannaBusiness Symposium Where: Renaissance Las Vegas, 3400 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV‎ When: Saturday, July 27, 10 a.m. — 5 p.m. Who: Senator Tick Segerblom, NV State Legislature Sebastopol Vice Mayor Robert Jacob, Peace in Medicine & SPARC Steve DeAngelo, Harborside Health Center Aaron Smith, National Cannabis Industry Association Betty […]

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First hemp house in Atlantic Canada under construction in The Falls

By Sherry Martell Dominic Watson Wall, project manager at Dorje Denma Ling in The Falls, holds hempcrete, the main building material being used to construct a staff residence at Dorje Denma ling, near Tatamagouche.    A popular European construction technique is taking root here with the first hempcrete building currently underway in the Atlantic region. […]

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Hemp Seeds: Why and How You Should Be Eating This Superfood

By One Green Planet   Humans have been using hemp for thousands of years, and for good reason too–it’s extremely versatile. Used for clothes, beauty products, paper, food, milk, pet products and more, hemp lives up to the definition of a superseed. Although hemp is breaking away from it’s negative reputation for being associated with the Cannabis plant, it’s important to know […]

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Medicinal use: Pot educator wages war on war on drugs

By Ben Cooper photo by Meg Runion   Mary Lynn Mathre is a former nurse who wants patients to have access to a controversial medicine: pot. From an early age, the Minnesota native was interested in practicing medicine. She enrolled in the Navy to finish her undergraduate degree in nursing and after being discharged, she pursued […]

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