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Super Bowl XLVII contest winner denied entry due to 32-year-old pot arrest

BY: SCOTT PAULSON   According to a CBC Canadian news report regarding the Super Bowl, one ought to think twice before laughing off previous lawless actions regarding pot possession and smoking – even in these times when the push by some states is to legalize marijuana. On Sunday, it was revealed that Myles Wilkinson, the winner of a […]

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Help Wanted: Washington Seeks Pot Pro

By Gene Johnson   Wanted: A green thumb with extensive knowledge of the black, or at least gray, market. As Washington state tries to figure out how to regulate its newly legal marijuana, officials are hiring an adviser on all things weed: how it’s best grown, dried, tested, labeled, packaged and cooked into brownies. Sporting […]

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Industrial Hemp topic of Kentucky Tonight

By John Hingsbergen On this week’s edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss industrial hemp.  The program that airs “live” Monday evening on KET, will be repeated Tuesday morning at 11:00 on the WEKU Stations. Scheduled guests are:  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer; Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer;Former Kentucky State Treasurer […]

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An unlikely plea in support of medical marijuana

by Laurie Roberts, columnist – The Republic | azcentral.com It starts the minute he wakes up and puts his feet on the floor. The nausea quickly builds from the base of his stomach to the back of his throat, and he tries to think mind over matter, but matter generally wins. And this is just the beginning of […]

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McConnell says hemp would help Kentucky economy

  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The push to re-establish industrial hemp in Kentucky has won an endorsement from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Kentucky’s most influential Republican said Thursday that legalizing the versatile crop would be a “positive development” for Kentucky’s economy and farmers. McConnell said he took his stand after discussions with two fellow […]

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Sharing Medical Marijuana: No Crime (Michigan)

  HASTINGS (AP) — The Michigan appeals court says there’s nothing illegal about a medical marijuana user providing a small amount of pot to another registered user at no cost.   Full Article: http://www.northwestohio.com/news/story.aspx?id=854279#.URC55B3LdMJ

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County Seizes Mother’s Children, Now Her Car — Because She’s A Medical Marijuana Patient

By Steve Elliott   Daisy Bram, a California mother whose children were seized in Butte County last year because of a medical marijuana grow at her home, has now had her three children taken from her by Tehama County officials, and even had her vehicle seized. When Bram arrived for an appearance in Family Court on […]

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Alabama House to consider bill to legalize marijuana

Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A bill has been pre-filed in the Alabama House that would legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The sponsor, Democratic Rep. Patricia Todd of Birmingham, says legalizing the drug for medical purposes would help cancer patients receiving chemotherapy and others suffering from severe pain. The bill has […]

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Czechs legalise medical marijuana

By SAPA   Prague – Czech lawmakers on Wednesday green-lighted marijuana as a legal medicine for use by patients suffering from serious illnesses. The bill, which must now be signed by the president to take effect, makes the drug legal and available on prescription for patients with cancer, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis or psoriasis. The […]

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Industrial Hemp Cooperative Gets First Corporate Member

BY CAMPBELL WOOD Lexington, KY – Patriot Bio Energy recently became the first corporate member of the Kentucky Hemp Growers Cooperative Association, and the company aims to prove that industrial hemp is useful for the coal fields of Kentucky. Roger Ford, CEO of Patriot, said that by mixing the woody stalk of hemp with coal, polluting emissions […]

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