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Molly Armbrister Denver Business Journal The U.S. House of Representatives today approved an amendment to the Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill denying the use of federal funds to interfere with medical cannabis patients or providers in states where medical marijuana is legal. The measure passed by a margin of 242 to 186 that included […]Read more.
Posted By: Irina Slav Scientists from Washington State University have suggested that smoking cannabis may have a beneficial effect with regard to the avoidance of intestinal parasite infections, which could explain why the drug has such a long history of recreational use. In a press release by the university, lead researcher Ed Hagen from […]Read more.
By Mary Beth Quirk Santa Claus already has a jolly reputation and soon more of the North Pole’s citizens may earn a jolly reputation of their own, after the city voted to reject a measure that would’ve put the kibosh on medical marijuana dispensaries. While it’s not exactly “the” North Pole, the Christmas-themed community […]Read more.
The week of June 1st- 7th is a great time for all plant-based eaters and whole foods lovers out there to celebrate—it’s Hemp History Week! Hemp seeds are the epitome of the perfect protein-rich seed, containing all essential amino acids, but that’s not all. Hemp seeds are also one of the most abundant sources […]Read more.
Robert W. Wood Welcome to the First Church of Cannabis Inc., approved by Indiana’s Secretary of State under its controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Even bigger that state law approval, the church has even been granted tax-exempt status by the IRS. Tea Party conservatives evidently had a lot more trouble with their tax exemption applications. The […]Read more.
BY HEATHER HOPE, NEWS 9 OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahomans pushing for a stronger medical marijuana initiative rallied at the State Capitol on Saturday. Organizers said although they made some strides in the past year, it’s still not enough for patients who they said really need help. All smiles now, little Jaqie Warrior looks like […]Read more.
By DAVID FERRARA LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL Steven Ficano wept as the clerk read the verdict: not guilty on both counts. He embraced his lawyers, who had tears in their eyes. A few members of the jury cried, too. For almost three years Ficano has faced two felony counts, one of which could have sent […]Read more.
BY KEVIN S. HELD AND ANTHONY KIEKOW JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KTVI) – Governor Jay Nixon commuted the sentence for Missouri’s only man serving life in prison for non-violent marijuana-related offenses. Jeff Mizanskey, now 62, was arrested during an undercover drug bust in Sedalia in 1993. He was sentenced in 1996 under the state’s Prior […]Read more.
By The Associated Press PINE RIDGE, S.D. — Alex White Plume planted industrial hemp on his Pine Ridge farm more than a decade ago, but never harvested a crop. Now, he says it’s time to grow again. White Plume, an Oglala Sioux tribal member, wants to grow hemp again on the Pine Ridge Indian […]Read more.
By Debra J. Saunders The Senate Appropriations Committee passed an amendment today to stop the federal government from preventing Veterans Administration doctors from prescribing medical marijuana for American veterans. The Daily Caller reports: Republican Sen. Steve Daines and Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley forwarded the amendment for inclusion in the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related […]Read more.
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