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Senate OKs Medical Pot for Veterans

By Steven Nelson An amendment from Sens. Steve Daines, R-Mont., and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., that would allow veterans easier access to medical marijuana was attached in May to the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill, which passed the Senate on Tuesday.   On the eve of Veterans Day, the Senate passed legislation Tuesday that […]

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Hemp seeds are the richest natural source of essential fatty acids, a source of complete proteins and high in phytonutrients.

  Good eating habits are important for good health. In order to succeed in our quest for good health, we should include seeds in our diet. The nutrients that are contained in the seeds to nourish the germinating plant are also very good for our health.   Full Article: http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/western-focus/20151110/dont-discard-seeds-eat-them

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Pot Stores: Washington State Says Cities Can Have As Many As They Want

By AMY RADIL Cannabis City opened on July 9. At the time it was the only store able to open — others faced obstacles including distance between them and schools. KUOW PHOTO/MICHAEL CLINARD     The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is accepting a second wave of applications for new marijuana retail licenses. Gone […]

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Canna-Business Set to Shine in Las Vegas Trade Show

By Cannabis Now       Industry and advocacy are set to converge in Las Vegas later this month at the fourth annualMarijuana Business Conference and Expo. The event, put on by Marijuana Business Daily, will take place from November 11 through 13 and boasts a lineup of speakers from many sectors of the cannabis […]

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Hemp-oil plant gets $8 million incentive package from Pueblo, Colorado council

Pueblo’s city council on Monday voted 5-1 to extend nearly $8 million in incentives from the city’s half-cent economic development sales tax fund to help CBD Biosciences get its hemp-oil processing plant off the ground. The Pueblo Development Foundation will spend $3 million to rehab a Boeing rocket assembly plant at Pueblo Airport Industrial Park […]

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The House That Pot Built: Using Hemp For Construction

Laura Brodbeck , Benzinga Staff Writer   As marijuana slowly gains mainstream approval across the US, some entrepreneurs are looking to the plant for other uses. Hemp is a non-psychoactive variety of cannabis which can be used to make things like wax, paper, clothing and in this case, buildings. Jim Savage, a New York-based former […]

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Watch a Former NFL Star’s Powerful Testimonial in Defense of Medical Marijuana

By ADAM K. RAYMOND   Kyle Turley spent eight years as an offensive tackle in the NFL, which means he spent eight years standing in the way of oncoming traffic. The gig led to two diagnosed concussions and, Turley says, a estimated 100 that went undiagnosed during his tenure on the turf. Now that he’s retired, […]

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The Push for Legal Marijuana Spreads

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD     Support for making marijuana legal is increasing around the world, and that is a good thing. Earlier this week, the Mexican Supreme Court opened the door to legalizing the drug by giving four plaintiffs the right to grow cannabis for personal use. In Canada, the newly sworn in prime […]

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World’s First Marijuana-Funded College Scholarship Is Here

Brad Tuttle   In this week’s election in Pueblo County, Colo., voters were asked to weigh in on a number of proposals. With the exception of two issues, according to the Pueblo Chieftain, “all of them have something to do with marijuana.” On one question, voters approved a 5% excise tax on marijuana growers, which […]

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Court Ruling Could Pave Way For Marijuana Legalization In Mexico

Roque Planas  Matt Ferner Mexico’s Supreme Court voted 4 to 1 on Wednesday that members of a cannabis club are allowed to grow marijuana for their personal use, a potentially significant blow to laws restricting drug use in the country. The club members — Josefina Ricarño, Armando Santacruz, José Pablo Girault and Juan Francisco Torres Landa Ruffo […]

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