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Petition To Reinstate Marijuana Scientist Gets Thousands Of Signatures

The Huffington Post  | By Matt Ferner A petition demanding that the University of Arizona reinstate a research scientist fired after she won federal approval to study marijuana for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder has received more than 27,000 signatures. Dr. Suzanne Sisley, a Department of Psychiatry faculty member and researcher at the school, was suddenly terminated last […]

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Thomas Jefferson’s Favorite Plant Is Back in American Soil

Doug Fine   After a 77-year break, hemp plants are growing in American soil again. Right now, in fact. If you hear farmers from South Carolina to Hawaii shouting “God bless America,” the reason isn’t because Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence on hemp paper (he did). Nor is it because the canvas that […]

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Slot route operator ‘blindsided’ by Gaming Control Board ruling

By HOWARD STUTZLAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL   The primary owner of a slot machine route operation, whose wife is an investor in a potential Clark County medical marijuana dispensary, said state gaming regulators “blindsided” him when they told owners of a Las Vegas restaurant — where he was set to manage five slot machines — to […]

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Olympic champion snowboarder Rebagliati builds marijuana business

By Emily Goddard   Canadian Olympic champion snowboarder Ross Rebagliati is building a firm to brand and licence the substance that briefly saw him lose his Nagano 1998 gold medal – marijuana. The former athlete, who after winning the giant slalom was disqualified as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) was found in his system but later regained his […]

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On the right track

By JOE KNYCHA   A “hemp-infused” bio-composite bodied electric car concept, called the Kestrel, was unveiled in Calgary, Canada, by Motive Industries Inc. The company says that its manufacturing techniques will allow the vehicle to be made profitably at smaller initial volumes than traditional vehicles. Motive’s Nathan Armstrong said a major advantage to using advanced composites […]

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Monday forum to discuss Carson City, Nevada medical marijuana dispensaries

Submitted by Jeff Munson   Have questions about the state’s marijuana laws and the new city ordinance? Join Partnership Carson City and Sierra Nevada Forums for a special forum Monday that will address these and more. The July 14 forum, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Bob Boldrick Theater inside the Carson City Community Center, […]

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Size of Colorado’s Marijuana Market? Try 130 Metric Tons.

JANE WELLS FROM CNBC     Six months into Colorado’s great experiment in legal marijuana, the state is starting to get a handle on just how big the market is. It’s pretty big. “This study finds total marijuana demand to be much larger than previously thought,” according to a report released Wednesday by the Colorado Department of Revenue, Marijuana […]

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Fishing with hemp seeds

ANGLING: How to use hemp and tares for Thames roach We’re fast approaching the time of year when the roach in the Thames will be in the mood to eat small seeds, mainly hemp and tares. You use hemp as a loose bait and tares on the hook and the secret to success is patience. […]

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Burweedo: Restaurant Serves Hemp Burrito made with Churros

Nora Landis-Shack   If you’ve ever wanted to mix your — ahem — “extracurricular activities” with your burrito obsession, get yourself to a Tijuana Flats.  They’re rolling out some new burritos made with hemp tortillas.  Hemp is a variety of cannabis plant, and while these tasty lunch creations won’t give you the trip you’re looking […]

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Tulsa mom fights for medical marijuana legalization in Oklahoma

A Tulsa mother hopes voters get a chance to decide if medical marijuana is legalized in Oklahoma this November. Brittany Hardy says her 23-month-old daughter, Jaqie, suffers from epilepsy. She said Jaqie suffered 150 seizures a day. Hardy said she tried every anti-seizure drug available in Oklahoma, but nothing worked. She decided to move her […]

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