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“Only the Best of Hemp” for Your…Gelato?

Regina Varolli   At SIGEP in Rimini, the world’s largest trade show for gelato, MEC3 premiered the new hemp flavor to the tunes of Bob Marley and record-breaking crowds of curious gelato (and pot?) lovers. Having sampled the flavor at SIGEP, I was surprised by its subtle yet unmistakable taste, more than just a novelty, […]

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Rep. Simpson files Bill to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition Read more: The Gilmer Mirror – Rep Simpson files Bill to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition

AUSTIN — Rep. David Simpson (R-Longview) on Monday filed House Bill 2165 (http://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/history.aspx?LegSess=84R&Bill=HB2165) to strike all references to marijuana offenses from the Texas statutes. This represents a comprehensive repeal of marijuana prohibition in Texas. “We can’t fix all of the past wrongs caused by prohibition, but at least we can stop perpetuating them,” said Representative […]

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Tribal Marijuana Conference: ‘A 10-Year Window for Tribes to Capitalize’

Jacqueline Keeler   On Saturday, February 28 some 75 tribal leaders from across the country met to discuss forming the first “Tribal Cannabis Association” at the Tulalip Resort Casino on the Tulalip Reservation in Washington State. This followed a packed day on February 27 of “Tribal Marijuana Conference” presentations and panels with speakers as diverse […]

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Hemp Biotech Company Launching Oral-Care Line

By Seana Smith   This week, AXIM unveiled a cannabinoid-based oral care line of toothpaste, mouthwash and dentifrice using its distinctive technique. It’s the first-to-market with products containing CBG, which Anastassov describes as the “pioneer cannabinoid,” that came before THC and CBD. The products target the daily use market.   Full Article: http://www.foxbusiness.com/industries/2015/02/27/hemp-biotech-company-launching-oral-care-line/

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Crop insurance coverage grows, adds hemp

BY LEADER-POST, THE LEADER-POST   REGINA — Saskatchewan is increasing crop insurance coverage to its second-highest level ever, with hemp added to its list of insurable crops. On average, coverage levels are increasing to $183 per acre, up from $162 per acre in 2014. Premiums are going down to an average of $7.06 per acre […]

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Kosher Pot May Be Coming Soon

Clover Hope   Useful news: The Orthodox Union is working on putting a kosher stamp on medicinal pot. Time reports via The Jewish Daily Forward that the organization is currently in talks with “parties interested in offering kosher medical marijuana products”: In the past, the Orthodox Union has refused to certify cigarettes and e-cigarettes due […]

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Cannabis 114 times less deadly than alcohol

By Mark Frauenfelder   Research published in the journal Scientific Reports finds that alcohol is the deadliest recreational drug, followed by heroin, cocaine, and tobacco. Cannabis, at the bottom of the list, is 114 times less deadly than alcohol.   Full Article: http://boingboing.net/2015/02/23/cannabis-114-times-less-deadly.html  

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Flying high in the world’s first hemp aircraft

By: Megan Snedden   Can you imagine gaining altitude in a plane made of Mary Jane? One day, Canadian cannabis fanatic Derek Kesek let his mind wander, contemplating the infinite possibilities of hemp-based innovation. That’s when it occurred to him: while people have come up with some 25,000 uses for the herb, no one has yet built […]

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Pot group calls for Holiday Inn boycott after one hotel files anti-cannabis suit

By Ricardo Baca, The Cannabist Staff   One of the largest cannabis policy groups in the U.S. is calling for a boycott on all Holiday Inns after one Colorado hotel filed a lawsuit on Feb. 19 meant to “end the sale of recreational marijuana in this state.” As we reported yesterday, the Holiday Inn in […]

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‘Parks & Rec’ star Adam Scott to make Denver-set pot sitcom ‘Buds’ for NBC

By Ricardo Baca, The Cannabist Staff   It’s official: Marijuana is going media mainstream, ie network television. NBC might soon have a sitcom on its schedule set inside a Denver pot shop, according tomultiple reports. And with the announcement of “Buds” — from creative team Adam Scott (from the network’s near-death “Parks & Recreation”) and […]

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