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Supreme Court ruling means California faces possible flood of freed prisoners

BY Robert Weller   “Filling prisons with marijuana dealers to the point where possibly violent criminals must be released is pursuing the law to its logical absurdity.”   Full Article: http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/15125029-california-faces-possible-flood-of-freed-prison-inmates

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Everybody needs to show up at this meeting and protest – Clearlake, California – City Council Meeting to Ban Growing Medical Marijuana – Thursday, August 8 – 6:00 p.m. – 14050 Olympic Drive, Clearlake, CA 95422

Everybody needs to show up at this meeting and protest – Clearlake, California – City Council Meeting to Ban Growing Medical Marijuana – Thursday, August 8 – 6:00 p.m. – 14050 Olympic Drive, Clearlake, CA 95422

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Father of foster child who died speaks to KVUE

by KRIS BETTS / KVUE News and photojournalist MATT OLSEN   ROUND ROCK — He never thought his visit with her Thursday, July 25 would be his last.   “We got to sit down at McDonalds and have lunch and play for a while,” said Round Rock resident Joshua Hill. “She got a little ‘Despicable Me […]

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“As the Crow Flies”

  In 1996 Arizona citizens bypassed lawmakers; and won the “voter initiative measure” legalizing medical marijuana. Though it passed by a margin of 65% our State Legislature destroyed that law. This forced citizens to again battle and bypass lawmakers to pass Prop 105 in 1998: “Arizona Voter Protection Act”.  Though this law was a specific reaction […]

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Illinois legalizes medical marijuana

Chicago, Aug 2 (EFE).- Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law a measure authorizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes, as Illinois joins 19 other states and the District of Columbia in creating limited exceptions to anti-pot laws.   Full Article: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130802/illinois-legalizes-medical-marijuana

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Massachusetts taking applications for pot dispensaries

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   BOSTON — Massachusetts health officials have launched the application process for nonprofit medical marijuana dispensaries. A law approved by voters last November allows for up to 35 dispensaries around the state to provide marijuana for people with certified medical conditions such as cancer, Parkinson’s disease and AIDS. Public Health Commissioner Cheryl […]

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First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Washington D.C.

http://www.ntd.tv/en/news/world/north-america/20130802/81986-first-medical-marijuana-dispensary-opens-in-washington-dc.html   Capital City Care was selling pharmaceutical grade, organic medical marijuana to local residents of the District of Columbia on Thursday, 15 years after the District’s medical marijuana law was passed. [David A. Guard, General Manager, Capital City Care]: “Making that first sale to a patient, it’s different maybe than others in business would […]

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Hempathy

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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