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Metro bus drivers have been given new instructions for lost marijuana: turn it into the lost and found. In Nov. 2012, a statewide ballot initiative approved adults age 21 and older to have up to one ounce of usable marijuana. Even before that, Metro would occasionally find marijuana left on buses – typically small [...]Read more.
Does being stoned make you a better hairdresser? Chris McMillan, the man behind one of the most famous haircuts of all time (Jennifer Aniston‘s “Rachel”) was reportedly high as a kite when he gave the actress the life-changing ‘do. Full Article: http://perezhilton.com/cocoperez/2013-05-10-jennifer-aniston-chris-mcmillan-the-rachel-haircut-stoned-marijuana#.UZRZxaLOlLpRead more.
The Republic of Georgia is considering the legalization of marijuana, a government minister said Friday. David Sergeyenko, minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs, pointed out “ban-related mechanisms,” such as Georgia’s laws against marijuana, “often entail a ricochet effect, which means strengthening and development of other directions,” a reference to distinguishing marijuana from other drugs. [...]Read more.
By Melanie Asmar A bill to register hemp farmers with the state has been approved by lawmakers. Now all it needs is the governor’s signature before a nine-member committee can begin assisting the Department of Agriculture in developing a process that will allow the good people of Colorado to engage in widespread planting. “It feels really, [...]Read more.
By Phillip Smith DENVER, CO — In the final week of Colorado’s legislative sessions, while all the attention was focused on passing marijuana commerce regulations, the state legislature quietly passed a measure designed to reduce the number of drug offenders sent to prison and save the state money. Senate Bill 250 had passed the Senate in April, [...]Read more.
Ryan Grim email@example.com Lucia Graves firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON — A chance encounter at last weekend’s Kentucky Derby may have given the hemp industry the break it’s been looking for since the crop was banned in 1970, when the federal government classified it as a controlled substance related to marijuana. Kentucky’s Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer, a Republican, [...]Read more.
Ray Chesterton FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Hemp Food Australia managing director Paul Benhaim. BANGALOW-BASED Hemp Foods Australia is on the verge of a potential employment boom as the company explores overseas markets. The company is an importer and retailer of hemp-based food and nutritional products and recently invested $230,000 into a new facility at Bangalow [...]Read more.
by David Downs OncologyPractice.com reports today that, “Regular cannabis smokers are no more likely to develop lung cancer than are people who indulge occasionally.” The cancer news site relates the findings of Dr. Li Rita Zhang reported at the annual meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research. Full Article: http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2013/05/09/marijuana-habit-not-linked-to-lung-cancer-oncology-practice-reports/Read more.
By NORML Robert and Cathy Jordan BRADENTON, FL – Longtime Florida activist Cathy Jordan, a 63-year-old woman who consumes cannabis to mitigate symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis — also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease — a debilitating condition that she has lived with since 1986, filed a law suit Wednesday against Sheriff Brad Steube of Manatee [...]Read more.
Peter Cluskey The cannabis plant for the new king took four years to develop, according to a Dutch cannabis lobby group, which says it is ideally suited to growing outdoors in the changeable weather In a uniquely Dutch tribute a week after his investiture, the new king of the Netherlands has had a strain [...]Read more.
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