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Tempe dispensary offers to provide cannabis oil to 5-year-old Mesa boy suffering from seizures

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   PHOENIX — A Tempe dispensary is offering to help a Mesa family planning to give medical marijuana to their 5-year-old son to treat his seizures. Phoenix TV station KNXV (http://shar.es/zESDz) reports that Harvest of Tempe has offered to provide all the cannabis oil that Zander Welton will need.   Full Article: […]

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Study: Marijuana World’s Most Popular, Least Dangerous Drug – Countries with harsh drug laws have higher addict death rates

By Charlotte Alter @charlottealter   The first study of worldwide drug use has concluded that marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in the world, but far less deadly than painkillers like Vicodin, Oxycontin and codeine, The Associated Press reports. Full Article: http://world.time.com/2013/08/29/study-marijuana-worlds-most-popular-least-dangerous-drug/

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Reaction to Federal Marijuana Policy Announcement

Posted on August 29, 2013 Today the U.S. Department of Justice finally announced the Obama administration’s response to the historic marijuana legalization measures that were approved by voters in Colorado and Washington State in November. The following is a statement from Marijuana Majority’s Tom Angell:   “It’s nice to hear that the Obama administration doesn’t at this point […]

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Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em: Obama admin. OKs Washington, Colorado marijuana laws

  By Stephen Dinan The Washington Times A caregiver picks out a marijuana bud for a patient at a marijuana dispensary in Denver on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)   The Obama administration told Colorado and Washington on Thursday that the federal government will not stand in the way of those states’ marijuana laws, which […]

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Senator Wants to Legalize the Growing of Hemp in Tennessee

  A bill that would make hemp farming legal in Tennessee could soon be on the table in the state legislature, and one East Tennessee senator is behind the big push. If this were to pass then the next corn field you pass in Rutherford County could soon be a field of Hemp.   Full […]

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Cannabis May Help Heal The Brain After Injury

Posted by Johnny Green   Courtesy of The Joint Blog A new study published in the journal Cerebral Cortex has found evidence that activation of the body’s cannabinoid receptors may lead to neuroprotective benefits which can help heal the brain after a traumatic injury.   Full Article: http://www.theweedblog.com/cannabis-may-help-heal-the-brain-after-injury/

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The cannabis scientist who’s paving the way for Israel’s weed research revolution

Noga Tarnopolsky flickr / Bob Doran   JERUSALEM — An award-winning professor of medicinal chemistry and natural products at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Raphael Mechoulam is a trim gentleman who wears tweed jackets and silk scarves. He is no slacker. At 82, he still works full-time. Despite Mechoulam’s respectability, his greatest fame stems from two scientific […]

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Air Force bans Greek yogurt with hemp seed

By Brian Everstine   The new target in the Air Force’s war on drugs: Greek yogurt with hemp seeds. In keeping with the policy barring consumption of any product that contains or is derived from hemp seed or hemp seed oil, airmen must steer clear of one flavor of the popular Chobani brand of Greek yogurt […]

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Aussies in bag tampering scare in Bangkok

NEWS.COM.AU Travellers almost fell victim to a bag tampering scam. Picture: AP Source: Supplied   IT’S every traveller’s worst nightmare. An Australian couple have told of their lucky escape after they fell victim to a drug scam in Bangkok that saw their bags tampered with. A woman identified as ‘Georgia’ told radio station 3AW the pair were […]

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Despite Federal Ban, Vermont Legalizes Hemp — Effective Immediately

By Katie Rucke A grow house with hemp plant cultivation. Vermont has become the most recent state to take a stand against the federal government and nullify the federal ban on hemp cultivation.(Photo/Coleen Whitfield via Flickr)   While much of the country has focused on the issue of whether to legalize marijuana for medical and recreational […]

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