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Producers ready if New York eases rules on hemp

John R. Roby, jroby@pressconnects.com | @PSBJRoby   “Go into any health food store, and there’s usually a whole section of hemp products: Hemp shampoo, hemp beer, hemp clothing,” she said. “The newest discovery is the food angle.” Hemp is grown for its fibers, which are made into textiles and building materials, and its seeds, which […]

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Marijuana Reaches New Gastronomic Highs

Cecilia Rodriguez It’s been a while since cooking with marijuana passed the stage of mere “edibles” – brownies, cookies, muffins, popcorn – sold at coffeeshops in Amsterdam and, more recently, at legal dispensaries in the United States. For proof, look at the number of cookbooks available in digital and traditional bookstores for preparing meals with cannabis leaves, seeds and their […]

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New bill would allow the VA to recommend medical marijuana for patients

By THE WASHINGTON POST   Arguing that medical marijuana might help wounded warriors with anxiety and stress disorders to “survive and thrive,” Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., and Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., have introduced legislation that would allow Department of Veterans Affairs’ doctors to recommend the drug for some patients.   Full Article: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/new-bill-would-allow-the-va-to-recommend-medical-marijuana/article_6ce3f13f-28d7-5084-8ebf-7c9d70a74fa9.html

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The Netherlands Just Did Something to Fight Its Drug Problem That the U.S. Would Never Do

By Eileen Shim     In the past week, Amsterdam has undertaken a citywide campaign to inform people about the white heroin on the market — and to reassure them they can seek medical assistance without fear of police reprisal. This is in line with Dutch drug law, which prioritizes providing aid over stigmatizing drug […]

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Making Mississippi 420 Friendly

By R.L. Nave Some Mississippians wants to follow the lead of Washington state and Colorado and legalize marijuana for medical and recreational purposes and to pardon individuals convicted of nonviolent marijuana-related offenses. Shannon Smothers-Wansley joined Mississippi’s latest marijuana legalization push for her grandmother, who passed away in September 2011 after battling dementia, which took away […]

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Enviroshake: your lifetime roof alternative

Enviroshake: your lifetime roof alternative Baron Roofing & Siding 2448 Turnet Rd Fonthill, ON L0S 1E6 905-708-0099 When it’s time to get a new roof, the sheer amount of choices can be overwhelming. Asphalt shingles have been a top performer in the Canadian market for years and are the most affordable option for homeowners. Affordability […]

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Kentucky Seeking Hemp Growers for 2015

By LISA AUTRY       The application window is now open for Kentucky farmers and processors who want to grow hemp for research in 2015. Several Kentucky universities, including WKU, grew hemp this year for the first time in decades.  The application deadline for the next round  is January 1.   Full Article: http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-seeking-hemp-growers-2015

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Sanjay Gupta Says Medical Marijuana Should Be Legalized Federally

Matt Ferner   In the past year, Sanjay Gupta has made no secret of his support for medical marijuana. A desire for policy change has always been implicit in that support. But in an exclusive interview with The Huffington Post on Friday, CNN’s chief medical correspondent called for full-scale federal legalization of medical marijuana in […]

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Epic pair: SF’s best marijuana, food trucks unite

by David Downs Red Hots Burlesque (above) rounded out the sensory pleasures at The Patients’ Choice San Francisco Saturday. Thousands of Bay Area medical cannabis patients and industry members scored an epic win Saturday with a top-shelf herb contest held for the first time at the delicious SOMA StrEat Food Park in San Francisco. The […]

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Hemp finding new customers as a source of alternative protein

by Ed White   It’s a good time to be an alternative protein. A reputation for being “overall wholesome” is also helping hemp products find a hungry market, a consumer market analyst told the Canadian Hemp Trade Association annual convention Nov. 18. “We are seeing an increasing number of consumers who are looking for an […]

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