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Republican Lawmakers Pre-File Bill to Legalize Hemp in New Hampshire

BY ANTHONY MARTINELLI   A bill to explicitly legalize hemp has been pre-filed for the 2017 legislative session in New Hampshire by a group of Republican lawmakers; the measure will be discussed when the legislature reconvenes next month. Under the proposed law – House Bill 151 – hemp would be removed from the state’s Controlled […]

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Former Cop Shocked After Treating Parkinson’s Symptoms With Cannabis

By Brianna Acuesta Former police officer and medical marijuana patient, Larry Smith. (Image: screenshot from Riding With Larry)   Former police officer Larry Smith began seeing the effects of the Parkinson’s disease 20 years ago and his health has been declining ever since. After two decades of attempting a variety of treatments and seeing no […]

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Mexico is catching up to US states on marijuana legalization

BY Ephrat Livni Mexico’s president is pro herbal medicine. (Reuters/Edgard Garrido)   It’s impossible not to notice what the neighbors are doing when you’re as close as Mexico and California. Over the past two decades, the latter has increasingly embraced marijuana legalization, from the authorization of medical pot in 1996 to a vote last month that […]

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World’s Most Advanced Cannabis Facility Under Construction In Canada

BY JON HILTZ   There will soon be two ways to get high at Edmonton International Airport. For one, you’ll need a boarding pass and for the other, a prescription. Aurora Cannabis Inc., one of Canada’s 36 licensed producers of quality marijuana, just announced a new 800,000 square foot facility to cultivate cannabis at the […]

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Early Grades For Growing Hemp In North Dakota Look Promising

By Associated Press The 70 acres planted this year were part of a pilot research project to determine whether the crop could be successful in North Dakota. © Farm Journal The North Dakota Department of Agriculture say early results for growing hemp look promising and the agency is seeking producers for the second year of planting. […]

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Thomas Jefferson University Receives $3 Million Marijuana Research Grant

Entrepreneur.com Image credit: John Greim | Getty Images   With a $3 million grant from Australian philanthropists Barry and Joy Lambert, Thomas Jefferson University has established a new medical center for cannabis education and research. The new facility, officially named The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp, will become the first […]

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Study: Teen Marijuana Use Declining as More States Legalize

  As marijuana legalization expands throughout the United States, marijuana use by teens has either remained stable or decreased, according to the latest results of an annual survey from the National Institutes of Health.   Full Article:  http://www.cannabisbusinesstimes.com/article/122716-study-teen-use-marijuana-declining/

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Arizona court just made a huge ruling for MMJ cardholders accused of driving high

By The Associated Press This Arizona court ruling just made a huge move for MMJ cardholders accused of driving high. (Oliver Berg, AFP/Getty Images file)   An Arizona court ruling says medical marijuana cardholders accused of driving under the influence have options for showing in court that there wasn’t enough marijuana compound in their bodies […]

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Woman who prayed to die speaks out on miracle of cannabis

Lacey Darrow When Katie Donahue was about 8 years old she started noticing that something was wrong. The left side of her face wasn’t growing the same way the right side was. “W went to a couple of doctors and things like that but no one knew what it was,” said Donahue. Tired of being […]

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Germany Is Poised to Be a Powerful Cannabis Market

Marijuana Politics Staff   With a population of 80.6 million and nearly 140k square miles, the country of Germany is roughly 85% the size of California, and contains over double the population. As medical cannabis laws across Europe become liberalized and attitudes toward adult recreational use continue to soften, Germany is now poised to be […]

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