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‘Not Guilty’ in Craigslist Pot Case

A Nevada County jury has found a man accused of selling medical marijuana on Craigslist ‘not guilty’. 54 year-old Ronald Hansen was acquitted of three charges–possession of marijuana for sale, cultivation of marijuana, and sale or transportation of marijuana.  District Attorney Cliff Newell says he’s surprised by the verdict…   Full Article: http://knco.com/not-guilty-in-craigslist-pot-case/

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Granny Storm Crow’s List January 2013

http://hempembassy.net/forums/After-the-Facts/Medical-Cannabis/Granny-Storm-Crow–039-s-List-January-2013/8,3075,4694.html#forumpost4694  

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American Botanical Council announces James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award recipients

‘Medicinal Plants and the Legacy of Richard E. Schultes’ and ‘Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana’ are this year’s recipients of the American Botanical Council’s (ABC) James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award.   Full Article: http://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/Industry/ABC-announces-James-A.-Duke-Excellence-in-Botanical-Literature-Award-recipients

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Even Louisiana is seeing that drug offenders need a break

By James Gill, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Gov. Bobby Jindal, along with lawmakers and justice system stakeholders, held a press conference in Baton Rouge Feb. 15 to announce a series of legislative proposals aimed at reducing recidivism among drug offenders and improving services and programs for juveniles. (Photo by Lauren McGaughy/NOLA.com|The Times-Picayune))   It might take Louisiana […]

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OSU to offer course on hemp

By Don Iler   Oregon State University will be offering the first course in industrial hemp beginning spring term. The course will be offered online and is the first of its kind in the world. The three-credit course, WSE 266, is being offered by the College of Forestry’s department of wood science and engineering and will be coordinated […]

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(Yonhap Feature) Korea’s forgotten high times

By Jason Strother Screen shot from an anti-marijuana public service announcement circa mid-1970s   Like any young art student, Kim Woo-jin sought inspiration wherever he could find it. He studied ceramics at university during the mid-1970s, a time of economic and cultural upheaval in South Korea. Kim says he was a freshman when upperclassmen showed him how […]

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Ole Miss cooks up marijuana pain patch

By WMCTV.com Staff – email   Ole Miss is home to the only legally grown marijuana crop in the nation and a new development there is creating quite a buzz. Faculty and student researchers say they created a new pain reliever in the form of a patch. Dr. Mahmoud Elsohly is a faculty member at the […]

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A new Hemphasis

By Helga Ahmad Commercial hemp plants are grown for fiber production in Canada   International reports have warned Pakistan for many years about the looming water crisis the country will face if it doesn’t take essential measures to prevent it. A reduced inflow of irrigation water will have a substantial effect on the food chain. […]

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Kentucky Senate approves bill to license hemp farmers

By Janet Patton — jpatton1@herald-leader.com The Kentucky Senate voted 31-6 to pass legislation Thursday that would license farmers to grow industrial hemp, should the federal government legalize the crop. The proposal advances to the House, where Speaker Greg Stumbo has suggested the issue needs more study to see if potential economic benefits outweigh the concerns of […]

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Bloomberg: No More Jail Stays for Minor NYC Marijuana Busts

by Phillip Smith New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (wikimedia.org)   In his final state of the city address Thursday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that people caught with small amounts of marijuana in the city will no longer be subjected to overnight stays in the city’s jails, but will merely be taken to the precinct for […]

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