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Irish Government To Decriminalize Heroin, Cocaine, And Marijuana

BY CARIMAH TOWNES   s the battle to decriminalize — and legalize — weed in the U.S. continues, another country is taking a giant leap towards eliminating its stringent drug laws. In the near future, Ireland will decriminalize marijuana, cocaine, and heroin possession. Medically-supervised injection rooms will also soon be available to drug users, in […]

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Hemp taking over Kentucky’s tobacco resources; 22 companies investing so far

BY JANET PATTON Steve Bevan of GenCanna, left, and Andy Graves looked at a hemp plant on Graves’ farm near Winchester. GenCanna moved from Canada to Kentucky. HERALD-LEADER   Tucked away off a narrow country road in Clark County, in the middle of a farm, 27 acres of hemp grew all summer. Now, the plants […]

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NugLifeRadio Awards Tommy Chong and Jeannie Herer Cannabis Belt Awards

by Medicinal Mike Boris   Nuglife’s Comedian Medicinal Mike Boris ‘Myself” awarded Tommy Chong the “Lifetime Achievement Canna Belt” and Jeannie Herer the “Activism Canna Belt” live on stage at Las Vegas Hempfest! The Cannabis Belts were created by Michael Boris to raise awareness to cannabis regulations and those that stand to fight against prohibition. […]

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Hemp houses raise high hopes in Hudson Valley

By Brian Nearing Hempcrete insulation is applied between the joists in Jim Savage’s renovated 1850s farmhouse in Stuyvesant, Columbia County.   As the state takes its first tentative steps to allow growing of hemp, a Hudson Valley entrepreneur is betting that the plant — the non-psychoactive cousin of marijuana — will become a cash crop […]

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Local chef hosts “Cooking with Cannabis” class at Chelsea restaurant

Kristy Cameron   A local chef is leading Ottawa-Gatineau’s first-ever “Cooking with Cannabis” class on Tuesday night. As the country braces to discuss the legalization of marijuana with the newly elected Liberal party, National Access Cannabis is hosting the event at Tante Carole restaurant in Chelsea.   Full Article: http://www.cfra.com/news/2015/11/03/local-chef-hosts-cooking-with-cannabis-class-at-chelsea-restaurant

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Weed for Warriors Fighting for Veterans Right to Cannabis Therapy

By Connor Bland Several United States veterans have formed a coalition called Weed for Warriors with a goal to shed light on and fight for veterans’ right to choose cannabis over prescription pills. Many veterans have come forward to support the use of cannabis to treat symptoms of several conditions commonly suffered by those who […]

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The latest: Exit polling Ohio voters on marijuana legalization

By The Associated Press   The latest developments in Ohio’s general election as voters decide issues including whether to legalize marijuana (all times EST): Ballot details Issue 3: The proposed constitutional amendment would allow adults 21 and older to grow, possess and use pot while making it available for medical use. Home-growers would be limited […]

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Goodbye Cotton, Hello Hemp?

John Converse Townsend   Cotton. You love it, I love it, but Mother Nature freakin’ hates it. About 20 million tons of cotton are produced each and every year, making it far and away the world’s most profitable non-food crop. But it’s resource intensive in a big way. It takes about 20,000 liters of water […]

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DEA Indian County Marijuana Raid: Is There a Double Standard?

By Phillip Smith / AlterNet Photo Credit: Wikimedia   Taking advantage of a 2014 Justice Department memo giving Indian tribes a green light to participate in marijuana commerce, as well as a 2014 congressional vote allowing for industrial hemp pilot programs, Wisconsin’s Menominee Tribe earlier this year planted some 30,000 cannabis plants as part of […]

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The 2nd Annual Las Vegas HEMPFEST – this Saturday!

Special Appearance by: Tommy Chong and Main Stage Host: Medicinal Mike   Legendary comedian, actor, musician and cannabis crusader Tommy Chong will have a special appearance at the second annual Las Vegas HEMPFEST and Educational Expo on October 3, 2015. The event takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center with entertainment, vendors and education […]

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