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Stoned Drivers are Safer Drivers than Drunk Drivers, Says NHTSA

  The Drug and Alcohol Crash Risk report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reveals drivers testing positive for marijuana are at a significantly lower risk for a crash than drivers that use alcohol. Potheads were also no more likely to crash than drivers that had not used any drugs or alcohol prior […]

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Why Legal Cannabis Is 2015’s Best Startup Opportunity

Carol Tice – Forbes   Every entrepreneur dreams of discovering an untapped market where they could start with a low investment and build a huge business. If that’s you, consider the developing legal marijuana industry. This sector is growing faster than ganja under grow lights.   Full Article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/caroltice/2015/02/05/why-legal-cannabis-is-2015s-best-startup-opportunity/

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Uruguay Sets Guidelines for Medical Marijuana Research

  The Uruguayan government published on Wednesday, February 4, the decree that will regulate the production, distribution, and acquisition of marijuana for medical and scientific purposes. It also sets the conditions for importing and exporting marijuana derivatives.   Full Article: http://panampost.com/panam-staff/2015/02/05/uruguay-sets-guidelines-for-medical-marijuana-research/

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City “encourages” medical marijuana industry to relocate there

  PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. —The City of Plattsburgh Common Council is set to vote on a resolution Thursday welcoming the medical marijuana industry to the city. If passed, it would welcome any New York State Department of Health licensed and registered organizations for medical marijuana cultivation, production and sale to operate within the City of Plattsburgh. […]

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Cannabis-oil bill introduced in Ohio House

Anne Saker, asaker@enquirer.com   State Rep. Wes Retherford acknowledges that he is not the likeliest person to propose legalizing a form of cannabis. But after reconnecting with a Marine Corps buddy with a sick child, the second-term Hamilton Republican experienced a change of heart. “I’m still not for full-blown medical marijuana. I’m not for recreational […]

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As Alaska marijuana legalization nears, concern arises over possible delay in sales rules

Suzanna Caldwell     As Alaska prepares for marijuana legalization, there are plenty of unknowns about what implementation will look like. But for supporters of Ballot Measure 2, one thing is clear: A strict timeline was built into the voter-passed initiative to guide rule makers and citizens through the legalization process. Starting Feb. 24, personal […]

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Pot Party Bus! Texans flocking to Denver for pot tourism

KHOU.com     DENVER, Colorado – Drive or fly into the mile high city and soon, there it is, the sweet smell of success. “It’s kind of like an oil rush, but a green rush,” said one Texas traveler, who didn’t want to give her name. Texans are flocking to Denver for more than just […]

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Cops Testify That Marijuana Is “Excellent” Medicine

by Rick Thompson   Law enforcement officers say the marijuana butter they used gave “excellent” results and cannabis “gave me my life back” during testimony in a twisted case that has already driven one officer to take his own life. As chronicled in a series of articles published by the MLive Media Group, three corrections officers including Mike Frederick and Todd VanDoorne secured their […]

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Doctors Call On DEA To Reschedule Marijuana For Medical Research Purposes

Matt.Ferner@huffingtonpost.com   The American Academy of Pediatrics is requesting that the Drug Enforcement Administration reclassify marijuana as a less harmful substance in order to facilitate research of the substance for medical use, according to a policy statement released Monday. “The AAP strongly supports research and development of pharmaceutical cannabinoids and supports a review of policies […]

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