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Kids Can Now Use Medical Marijuana In Colorado Schools Thanks To New Policy

Kate Ryan   Thanks to a new policy adopted by the Colorado school board this week, kids requiring medical marijuana can now receive doses of cannabis during school hours. In a unanimous vote, the District 49 Board of Education in Peyton, Colorado, decided to allow cannabis use on campus grounds by passing “Jax’s Policy,” named […]

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Eugene Monroe Donates $80K for Medical Marijuana Research for NFL Players

By Joseph Zucker     Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe donated $80,000 toward research by Johns Hopkins University and the University of Pennsylvania into how cannabinoid therapy affects NFL players, per Clifton Brown of CSN Mid-Atlantic. The Realm of Caring and CW Botanicals released a joint statement explaining Monroe’s thought process behind the donation […]

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Hempcrete renovation in Belgium

A material made by mixing hemp with lime and water forms a new layer of insulation around this house in Belgium, as part of a renovation by Ghent studio Martens Van Caimere Architecten Known as hempcrete, the hemp-based render was applied in thick layers to all four walls of the small house to help it retain heat […]

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Hempcrete housing development in UK

  London architects Riches Hawley Mikhail have completed an affordable, sustainable housing scheme within an existing village in Suffolk, UK. The buildings make use of use a spray-on material made from a mixture of hemp and lime, which captures carbon from the atmosphere. A biomass heating system using locally-sourced woodchips heats all the homes from […]

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2016 Latin American Medical Cannabis Conference to be held in San Jose, Costa Rica – July 27-29

BY EMILY GRAY BROSIOUS (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)   The Latin American Medical Cannabis Conference is scheduled to take place in San Jose, Costa Rica this summer from July 27-29. Leading cannabis industry members, policy experts and medical cannabis patients from the United States, Colombia, Uruguay and Costa Rica will speak to a number […]

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Cannabis To Be Planted Legally in West Virginia For The 1st time In 70 years

  Morgantown, WV – The era of industrial hemp will come to West Virginia next week as hemp seeds will be planted legally for the first time since the end of World War II.   Industrial hemp is a cousin of the marijuana plant (aka Cannabis sativa) with very small amounts of the psychoactive ingredient THC, […]

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Macedonia legalizes medical cannabis

  Skopje. Macedonian Health Minister Nikola Todorov said on Saturday that medicinal marijuana will be available in pharmacies across the country from the end of May this year, Xinhua reported. Todorov told reporters that amendments to the Law on Control of Drugs and Psychotropic Substances have made the use of cannabis products for medicinal purposes […]

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Jamaica – Development of Marijuana Industry Urgent says Minister of Finance and Public Service

By Alecia Smith-Edwards   Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, says Jamaica must move with urgency to develop a medical marijuana industry. He pointed out that exploiting the benefits of marijuana is “not about smoking a spliff” or “walking around with two ounces of the weed.” “This is about building an […]

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Washington marijuana sales surpass $1Billion

Ryan Simms , KREM   Marijuana sales in Washington continue to rise nearly two years after recreational marijuana became legal in the state. Sales just passed $1 billion in May and retailers do not expect sales to slow down. “It’s about a revolution,” Salesman Devon Swanson said. “It’s about taking it to that next level.” […]

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Former NHL Player Says Marijuana Saved His Life

James McClure   When former NHL enforcer Larry DePalma retired from professional hockey in 1997, he faced a gruelling off-ice battle with addiction, depression and suicidal thoughts after suffering numerous traumatic brain injuries as a player. He says that using marijuana medicinally not only treated his symptoms but saved his life. “These concussions ruin people’s […]

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