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By Christine Walsh Using concrete as the primary construction material leaves a huge carbon footprint, which is why building green should focus on minimizing the use of it. Hempitecture is a firm, which is striving to create more awareness for one such green alternative, namely hempcrete, which is concrete made of hemp. However, since […]Read more.
Samuel Becker Marijuana is now legal for recreational use in both Colorado and Washington, and retail sales have officially kicked off in both states. Colorado got off to a head start, and has brought in millions of dollars in tax revenue for the state, prompting many others around the country to start the legalization […]Read more.
BY SCOTT KEYES A homeless veteran in Washington D.C. CREDIT: SHAWN DAVIS There are many activities that, while illegal in public, are perfectly acceptable when done in the privacy of one’s home. Changing clothes. Sex. Drinking alcohol. And now, in Colorado and Washington state, smoking pot. But Seattle’s 2,303 homeless people don’t have the privilege that four walls […]Read more.
By JANE ANN MORRISON LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL The deadline for land use and licensing applications for medical marijuana establishments in Las Vegas ended Wednesday with a last-minute frenzy of late comers eager to beat the 3 p.m. deadline. If you didn’t have a ticket by then, you were out of luck. Karen Duddlesten, the city’s […]Read more.
AlterNet / By Paul Armentano Photo Credit: Jan Havlicek / Shutterstock.com Voters in several states and municipalities nationwide will head to the polls this November and decide whether or not to radically alter the way many parts of America deal with pot. Voters in three states – Alaska, Florida, and Oregon – will decide on statewide measures […]Read more.
By CHRIS PIPPOS TASMANIA’S industrial hemp industry – even within a climate of red tape and protracted government inaction – is set to double next year to 200ha. This is according to Industrial Hemp Association of Tasmania president and Bishopsbourne commercial hemp grower Phil Reader, who said high level talks currently taking place in Canberra […]Read more.
By The Associated Press Deb Greene, Cannabis City’s first customer, displays her purchase of legal recreational marijuana as the store’s owner, James Lathrop, walks past on July 8, 2014, in Seattle. (Associated Press) The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle is headed to the city’s Museum of History and Industry. The woman who waited all night to be […]Read more.
By: Tom Morgan I couldn’t accept that I was going to die. And when I found I was cured I was completely shocked Mike Cutler Mike, 63, was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2009 and was given a transplant. But in late 2012 he learned cancer had attacked the replacement organ. In desperation he began researching […]Read more.
BY JONATHAN J. COOPER Oregon voters will be deciding this year whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use. State elections officials certified Tuesday that the petitioners submitted enough valid signatures to qualify the measure for the November ballot. Election workers say there were roughly 88,500 valid signatures — about 1,400 more than required. […]Read more.
Jacob Lavoro is a teenager facing life in prison for baking cannabis brownies in Round Rock, Texas. Please sign the petition.
To: Jana Duty, District Attorney, Williamson County You promised to “restore integrity to the Williamson County District Attorney’s office” and use alternative sentencing. Please reduce Jacob’s charges to misdemeanor possession. Sincerely, [Your name] Please sign the petition at the following link: https://www.change.org/petitions/jana-duty-you-promised-to-restore-integrity-to-the-williamson-county-district-attorney-s-office-use-alternative-sentencing-reduce-jacob-s-charges-to-misdemeanor-possessionRead more.
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- Las Vegas – Medical Marijuana Job Fair – August 30 & 31
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- The Federal Marijuana Ban Is Rooted in Myth and Xenophobia (intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries).
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- Smartphone app promises medical pot delivery
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