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Feds up money to spin waste hemp into fibre

Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says Ottawa is putting money into a Saskatoon company that turns waste flax and hemp straw into high-quality fibre. Ritz says Advanced Foods and Materials Canada is getting $500,000. The company also produces micro-nutrients for food and health products.   Read complete article here: http://www.canada.com/Feds+money+spin+waste+hemp+into+fibre/6959551/story.html

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Marijuana restrictions eased for organ transplant candidates at OHSU and Portland VA

By Noelle Crombie, The Oregonian    OHSU Hospital has quietly eased restrictions on pot use among people seeking organ transplants, a shift driven in part by the rising number of medical marijuana patients in Oregon. The hospital in the past year has revisited its long-standing policy that required six months of negative drug screens and even the possibility […]

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According To Morgan Freeman, Criminalization Of Weed Is The “Stupidest Law Possible”

  The various laws that keep marijuana illegal are the dumbest ones on the books, according to the voice of God, Morgan Freeman. Freeman has been a highly vocal advocate for the legalization of marijuana for a long time now, and once again stressed his belief that weed should be legalized in a recent interview with Newsweek. […]

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Roseanne Barr To Pres. Obama, ‘You Get My Joint When You Pry It Out Of My Cold, Dead Fingers!’

  By Radar Staff Roseanne Barr loves her marijuana. The TV star, appearing on the Late Show withDavid Letterman Tuesday, explained that her hot temper of yesteryear has been cooled by regular hits from the bong. “I wasn’t as stable [in the past] … that’s before I started smoking the medical marijuana,” the 59-year-old said. Roseanne, who’s never been shy to […]

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Mother Energy and Hemp: Part One by Rand Clifford

An all-pervasive energy is fundamental to the Cosmos. Not “empty”, vacuum space itself is an ocean of energy, the essence of nature. Tesla called this universal force, “Free energy”. Inventors who have also found the key have added the names: “Zero-point energy”; “Energy from the vacuum”; “Background energy”; “Radiant energy”; “Cosmic energy”; “Aether”…many others. Tesla […]

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Marijuana and the reality of the war on drugs: It’s a cash crop for Appalachia

Lisa King Photo: Remote area of Kentucky where marijuana flourishes   WYTHE CO., Va., July 17, 2012 — In 2008 alone, Appalachia grew four billion dollars worth of marijuana .  As the economy weakens and jobs become even more scarce in an already impoverished region, more Appalachians have resorted to 21st century bootlegging. In short, white lightning has been replaced by […]

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Researchers identify cannabinoid-making pathway

U of S researchers have discovered the chemical pathway that Cannabis sativa uses to create bioactive compounds called cannabinoids, paving the way for the development of marijuana varieties to produce pharmaceuticals or cannabinoid-free industrial hemp. The research appears online in the July 16 early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). U of S adjunct […]

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Children Are Using Medical Cannabis, And That’s A Good Thing

Jayden David’s father Jason reports that his walking is better — Jayden was previously non-ambulatory. He can now swim, an activity he adores, without having a seizure   “But, what about the children?!”  Why children with Dravet syndrome are using cannabis and why consistent access to their medicine is important By Sarah Russo CannCast.com Parents […]

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Buy Phoenix Tears: The Rick Simpson Story

The long-awaited book by Rick Simpson has finally been released, and you can purchase it right here on PhoenixTears! The revenue from this book supports Rick’s living expenses and helps further his mission to bring cannabis extract medicine to the world. If you’ve always wanted to learn the story of how this revolutionary movement started […]

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In the Shadow of Wounded Knee

  After 150 years of broken promises, the Oglala Lakota people of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota are nurturing their tribal customs, language, and beliefs. A rare, intimate portrait shows their resilience in the face of hardship. By Alexandra Fuller Photograph by Aaron Huey Almost every historical atrocity has a geographically symbolic core, a […]

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