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Indiana – Kokomo American Legion post passes resolution requesting legal medical cannabis

By Carson Gerber Kokomo Tribune   The American Legion Department of Indiana is set to vote next week on a resolution approved by area veterans asking state lawmakers to setup a statewide cannabis treatment program as a medical alternative for veterans. The resolution was first submitted to Kokomo’s American Legion Post 6 by member Jeff […]

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The UK Just Moved to Classify Cannabidiol Oil CBD as Medicine

MADISON MARGOLIN   The therapeutic effects of cannabidiol, the non-psychotropic chemical compound in cannabis known as CBD, have been well documented. Now the United Kingdom has effectively moved past the stigma to the science and classified CBD as an actual medicine.   Full Article:  http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-uk-just-moved-to-classify-cannaboid-oil-cbd-as-medicine

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Arkansas Governor opposes extra taxes on medical marijuana

  Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says fees and taxes on the state’s medical marijuana program should pay for its regulation, and that he doesn’t want lawmakers to eye the new program as a way to raise money for tax cuts or other budget needs. Hutchinson said Wednesday he doesn’t want the state to go into […]

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Houston Officials Set New Cannabis Tone in Texas

GAGE PEAKE   The new year has brought a dramatic change of tone regarding the enforcement of marijuana laws in Texas. Earlier this week, new Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg declared that her office would no longer seek to put small-time cannabis offenders in jail. During her swearing-in ceremony on Monday, she said that […]

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Marijuana legalization supporters to hand out 4,200 joints at Trump inauguration

By Andrea Noble – The Washington Times    Marijuana legalization activists in the nation’s capital plan to hand out thousands of joints during President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration as a way to raise awareness of about the fragility of legal pot under his administration. The advocacy group behind the ballot initiative that legalized pot in Washington, […]

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Hempcrete could change the way we build everything!

  Cannabis gets a lot of press as a recreational drug and medicine, but there’s an industrial side to the plant few know. Hemp is a remarkably durable and versatile industrial product that comes from the cannabis plant. Hemp is so strong; you can build your house out of cannabis bricks made of Hempcrete. Hempcrete is […]

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Idaho Mom Serra Frank Will Smoke Cannabis On Steps Of Idaho’s Capitol #StandWithSerra

by Koby Conrad   This will actually be the second time that Idaho mom Serra Frank will purposely disobey the law & smoke Cannabis on the steps of Idaho’s Capitol. Her message is extremely clear – it’s time to legalize it.   Full Article:  https://greenmajority.com/blogs/magazine/idaho-mom-serra-frank-will-smoke-cannabis-on-steps-of-idahos-capitol-standwithserra    

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Pennsylvania to Assist in Funding Industrial Hemp Research

  Following the launch of Pennsylvania’s new Industrial Hemp Pilot Research Program earlier this month, state Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding has announced a cost-sharing program for the 2017 growing season that supports projects contributing toward a better understanding of what could be a promising new crop for farmers. “Hemp has a long history here in […]

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Now that pot’s legal in California, here’s how to grow it indoors and outdoors

BY DEBBIE ARRINGTON darrington@sacbee.com   At his midtown hydroponics gardening store, Chris Corsello saw many of his customers face a similar dilemma: They wanted to ask his advice but not tell him what they were growing. “They’d hem and haw,” Corsello said. “You’d sort of look at them sideways and ask, ‘What kind of plant are […]

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