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BY TERRENCE HENRY He’s run for office three times and lost. But here he is again, the novelist and troubadour that made a name for himself by turning country clichés into satiric social commentary. Richard “Kinky” Friedman (he got the nickname for his hair) is running as a Democrat for Agriculture Commissioner, and he has […]Read more.
18 members of Congress called on Obama today to remove pot from the federal government’s list of hard drugs
By Katy Steinmetz @katysteinmetz Nick Adams / REUTERS More than a dozen members of Congress called on President Barack Obama on Wednesday to remove marijuana from the federal government’s list of hard drugs, seizing upon his own comments in a recent interview that pot is no more dangerous than alcohol. “We were encouraged by your recent comments,”the letter from 17 Democrats […]Read more.
ROME, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Italy’s constitutional court on Wednesday struck down a drug law that tripled sentences for selling, cultivating or possessing cannabis and which has been blamed for causing prison overcrowding. The constitutional court said the law, which was passed in 2006 by Silvio Berlusconi’s conservative government, was “illegitimate”, without giving further details. […]Read more.
Posted by : Paul Ebeling The stakes are growing for Nevada’s new Medical Marijuana entrepreneurs, with new restrictions being added to the maze of regulations already governing the industry in Clark County. As Medical Marijuana patients celebrate decisions from the City of Las Vegas and Clark County last week anticipating dispensaries in their respective jurisdictions, […]Read more.
Justin Kander Over the past several years, abundant evidence has accrued which suggests that cannabis extractscan eliminate cancer in humans. Individuals, dispensaries, corporations, and doctors have all observed these effects. Most recently, the CEO of a biotechnology firm called Emerald Bio, Johan Pontin, toldThe Boston Globe of his observations regarding cannabis and cancer. He pointed to […]Read more.
Wendy Davis (File) DALLAS (February 11, 2014) Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis says she supports the use of medical marijuana and would consider decriminalizing possession of small amounts of the substance. She explained her position Tuesday to the Dallas Morning News editorial board, telling editors that Texas should learn from the experiences of other […]Read more.
By Extreme Biodiesel Inc. “Housed in a traditional 25-foot trailer, the mobile hemp biodiesel unit can be moved very easily from site to site to maximize output. XTRM is positioning itself to become one of the, if not the, first company to market a dedicated mobile hemp-to-biodiesel unit.” Full Article: http://www.biodieselmagazine.com/articles/9545/extreme-biodiesel-gets-5-million-credit-line-to-grow-hempRead more.
A Yorkshire Field trial of High Oleic Hemp. Credit: Image courtesy of University of York Date: February 10, 2014 Source: University of York Summary: Scientists report the development of hemp plants with a dramatically increased content of oleic acid. The new oil profile results in an attractive cooking oil that is similar to olive oil […]Read more.
Vanessa Waltz PHOTO: Renee Petro In recent weeks, there has been an explosion of newly proposed legislation on CBD-rich cannabis extracts, the type of medical marijuana featured as a treatment for epilepsy in Sanjay Gupta’s “Weed” special in the summer of 2013. Parents fighting for the lives of their epileptic children are desperate for […]Read more.
by Monica Beyer Marijuana is currently against federal law, and although some states have legalized it for medical use (and some have gone even further and legalized it for recreational use), it remains taboo in many circles despite the fact that it’s considered to be less damaging than alcohol, which is a legal substance. […]Read more.
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