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Chocolate DC getting new life as medical marijuana facility

BY CAROLYN GRUSKE Like any distribution operation, Tweed will need to cope with SKU proliferation, inventory security, and automation. (Photo: Thinkstock)   SMITHS FALLS, Ontario—Ever since Hershey Canada Inc shut down its chocolate production plant and distribution centre in 2008, the Smiths Falls, Ontario facility has sat empty. But over the course of the next few […]

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Oklahomans Ready for Marijuana Law Reform, Poll Finds

by Phillip Smith Oklahoma NORML Friday released survey results from a Sooner Poll showing strong support for medical marijuana and majority support for marijuana decriminalization. The poll had support for medical marijuana at 71% and support for decriminalization at 57%. The poll did not ask about legalization.     The poll of registered voters was conducted between August 28 […]

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You put WHAT in your tea loaf – cannabis flour? Great British Bake Off contestant introduces judge Mary Berry to baking with hemp

By SIMON CABLE Get a good whiff! Mary Berry smells some hemp flour before eating a Date & Hemp Yorkshire Tea Loaf on The Great British Bake Off Considering she’s been a cookery expert since the Swinging Sixties, you would have thought there was little left for Mary Berry to learn about. Then she was confronted […]

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Rabbi Ties Jewish Faith to Medical Marijuana

ABC News Radio   (WASHINGTON) — Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn spent his 30-year career educating others and helping to ease human suffering, leading Jewish congregations in Australia, Illinois, his hometown of Miami and New Jersey. Now, he is practicing his faith in a different line of work: Kahn runs a dispensary for medical marijuana. Call it […]

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Court: Rastafarian can carry pot pipe

by Paul Walsh   The state Court of Appeals has sided with a Rastafarian, ruling that his right to religious expression trumps his conviction in Ramsey County District Court of a drug paraphernalia offense for carrying a glass pipe.   Full Article: http://www.startribune.com/local/east/225076262.html

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Medicinal marijuana push in central PA

by Melanie Orlins   A push to legalize medicinal marijuana here in Pennsylvania is making its way through the state senate. Local parents want lawmakers to pass a bill that would allow their children to take the chemical CBD that is found in the cannabis plant. They say it could save their lives. For the Stanley […]

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Meet Professor Mechoulam: The Father of Marijuana Research

By: Adam VanHeerden Professor Raphael Mechoulam     If you met him on the street, Professor Raphael Mechoulam might seem like any other Jerusalemite grandfather. But behind his serene smile and calming voice is the brilliant mind of the man who kick-started medical marijuana research in Israel and the world. Since the inception of his research […]

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Marijuana Legalization: NYC’s Next Mayor Will Try to Legalize Weed

Ramiro S. Fúnez Marijuana Legalization: NYC’s Next Mayor Will Try to Legalize Weed  © Flickr (North Cascades National Park)   The next mayor of New York City will help usher in the decriminalization of marijuana, regardless of which candidate wins the seat. Mayoral aspirants Bill de Blasio and Joseph Lhota, who were selected as nominees […]

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First ever Hemp Festival coming to Austin, Minnesota this weekend

Gradi JordanSalt Lake City Medical Marijuana Examiner   “Prohibition is ending, and it’s time we embrace this change instead of fight it,” stated Deanna Jean, marijuana advocate and organizer of the first annual Austin Minnesota Hemp Festival which being held this weekend, September 15, 2013 from noon to 9 p.m. at the Bandshell Community Park (4th Street and 9th […]

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US Pacific territory of Guam to debate legislation decriminalising marijuana

HAGATNA, Guam —- A senator in Guam is calling for the US Pacific territory to legalise marijuana for medicinal purposes. Tina Muña-Barnes is planning to introduce legislation to decriminalise cannabis. She’s told Pacific Beat there was “resounding support” at a recent public hearing in Guam for medicinal use of the drug. “The legal system should focus […]

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