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Little by little, schools opening up to kids’ use of medical marijuana

By Patrick Whittle, The Associated Press   After years of trying to keep marijuana out of schools, educators across the country are grappling with how to administer cannabis to students with prescriptions for it. Medical marijuana has been legal in some states for two decades, but school districts and lawmakers are only now starting to […]

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Would a hemp farm be better than a sport precinct?

Lea Emery   A MAYORAL candidate is reaching high with a left-field plan to turn the land earmarked for the controversial $52 million sports precinct into an industrial hemp farm. Jannean Dean and division nine candidate Jeanette Maynes announced their plan on Friday stating a hemp farm means an economic and jobs boost for the […]

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Big Pharma Shaking in Their Boots as 80% of Cannabis Users Give Up Prescriptions Pills for Pot

By Justin Gardner   A new survey conducted by the Centre for Addictions Research of BC helps explain why Big Pharma is so afraid of cannabis. The pharmaceutical and alcohol industries, both powerful influences in Washington, have long lobbied against cannabis legalization in order to protect their profits. However, the tide has turned as decriminalization of medical […]

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Road Trip: The Greening of Vegas

WRITER: SHARON LETTS   Interestingly, Las Vegas translates to “the meadows,” despite the fact that it is now a barren valley. The last watering hole after the ice age’s glaciers melted, Vegas was once a lush, green valley that formed the pools of water that would ultimately flow through the Hoover Dam. In the late […]

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Sri Lanka – Health Minister to cultivate ganja to overcome shortage

  Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne says that he will consider importing opium from India and cultivating cannabis locally to promote Ayurveda medicine here. Speaking at a ceremony to mark the opening of a new Ayurvedic hospital of the Vendol Lanka Company at Wadduwa on Saturday night, the Minister said that […]

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Got Hemp Milk? The Benefits Of Hemp Milk

by Joe Martino   One thing has become very clear over the past couple of years regarding the value of cow’s milk, particularly pasteurized, in our diets. And unfortunately, it’s not good news. A very seizable study came out late last year in the British Medical Journal which revealed a truth many of us had been speculating about (and […]

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Kosher cannabis: New York medical pot grower says products are certified by the Orthodox Union

BY GLENN BLAINNEW YORK DAILY NEWS ERIC RISBERG/AP “Judaism prioritizes health and encourages the use of medicine designed to improve one’s health or reduce pain,” Rabbi Menachem Genack said. “Using medical cannabis products recommended by a physician should not be regarded as a chet, a sinful act, but rather as a mitzvah, an imperative, a commandment.” […]

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Here’s How Many People Fatally Overdosed On Marijuana Last Year

Kim BellwareReporter, The Huffington Post   With marijuana now legal in some form throughout 23 states, the number of Americans who fatally overdosed on the drug last year was significant:   The rate of absolutely zero deaths from a marijuana overdose remained steady from last year, according to figures released this month by the Centers for […]

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