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Almost a year-and-a-half after its launch, today the Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy led by Lieutenant Governor andGubernatorial hopeful Gavin Newsom, along with the ACLU and a team of law enforcement officials, activists, and academics, releases a “progress report” to detail key issues in anticipation of ballot measures that might legalize cannabis as […]Read more.
By Thomas H. Clarke | The Daily Chronic The United States government is buying $68.6 million worth of marijuana from the University of Mississippi. Well, sort of. On Monday, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) awarded the contract to the University of Mississippi, which has been the only producer of federal marijuana since 1968 […]Read more.
By Julia O’Donoghue, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A Louisiana legislator has proposed putting marijuana legalization to a statewide vote during the presidential election in 2016. Rep. Dalton Honore, D-Baton Rouge, has filed legislation to put possession, distribution and dispensing of marijuana and its derivatives on the Louisiana ballot Nov. 8, 2016. Voters would be deciding on […]Read more.
GLORIA TATUM The Georgia Senate Health and Human Services Committee, after over four hours of testimony, finally passed an amended Senate version, similar to HB 1, with bipartisan support. The bill provides immunity from prosecution in the State of Georgia for patients who use cannabis oil, up to five percent THC in the oil, […]Read more.
EBR Staff Writer Vega Biofuels has partnered with Vencor International to produce green energy bio-coal using industrial hemp as feedstock. The company currently produces bio-coal, a green energy alternative to traditional coal, using timber waste as feedstock. With a high energy density of up to 13,000 BTUs/lb, the company’s bio-coal is said to comply […]Read more.
BY SAXON BAIRD Attend any outdoor sound system party in Kingston and you are guaranteed to experience at least two things: loud, bass-thumping reggae and dancehall blasting from a gigantic stack of speakers, and clouds of marijuana smoke rising over the crowd. Like peanuts at a baseball game, the two go hand-in-hand, and it’s […]Read more.
Juliette Fairley While cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are reportedly excellent painkillers, there’s a new cannabinoid on the block called cannabigerol (CBG) that has anti-inflammatory as well as anti-bacterial properties. That could lead the way formarijuana dentistry. “It can help with gingivitis and bleeding gums,” said Dr. George Anastassov, a dentist and CEO with AXIM […]Read more.
By Douglas Ernst – The Washington Times A Democratic state senator in Nevada is sponsoring a bill that would allow pet owners to treat their sick animals with medical marijuana. Tick Segerblom’s bill would allow veterinarians to certify when sick pets should be given cannabis to alleviate pain and suffering. Full Article: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/mar/18/pot-pets-nevada-state-senator-sponsors-medical-mar/Read more.
by Kelsey Jukam Kelsey Jukam Vincent Lopez, is founder of the Patient Alliance for Cannabis Therapeutics. Timothy Dasher’s 12-year-old daughter, Felicity, has epilepsy and suffers from frequent seizures. She usually has to wear a helmet to protect her head from the sudden falls, which have bruised and broken her small body. Today she wore an […]Read more.
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