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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, […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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/Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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.htmlRead more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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- Marijuana legalization should be up to Louisiana voters, legislator says
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