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Judge halts Lake County warrantless raids on medical pot patients

By Bob Egelko   After a series of warrantless raids on the homes of medical marijuana patients under a voter-approved ordinance in Lake County, a federal judge has called a halt, saying officers need court approval before entering private property and seizing pot plants. The patients are likely to succeed in showing that the searches […]

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Punishment for Hash Brownie Baker Drops From 10 Years in Prison to Seven Years of Probation

Jacob Sullum Fox 7   The Austin American-Statesman reports that Jacob Lavoro, the Texas teenager who originally faced a sentence of 10 years to life after he was caught with a pound and a half of hash-infused cookies and brownies, will get seven years of probation under a plea deal with the Williamson County District Attorney’s Office. […]

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Eric Holder’s New Civil Rights Chief Is More Evolved On Marijuana Than He Is

Ryan J. Reilly The newly named acting head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division has called for the legalization and regulation of marijuana, putting her ahead of Attorney General Eric Holder on that issue. Vanita Gupta, the senior American Civil Liberties Union attorney who will take over the Civil Rights Division next week, wrote […]

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Canna-Pet Will Produce First American-grown Hemp Products

    Cannabis Therapy Corp., developer of phytocannabinoid-based medicinal products for humans and animals, recently announced that it passed preharvest inspection by the Colorado Department of Agriculture and subsequently harvested its first-ever hemp crop. With less than 0.3 percent THC content, the hemp will be integrated legally into product development and commercial applications.   Full […]

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Green winter clothes: stay warm and save the planet

by Networx.com   Hemp (yes, it’s made from the stems of cannabis sativa) is the rising star of the eco-friendly fabric world, due to its many virtues, including sustainability, durability, light weight, and absorbency. This latter quality makes it a good choice for warm winter clothes.   Full Article: http://www.kten.com/story/26781304/green-winter-clothes-stay-warm-and-save-the-planet

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Bio-Material Made of Hemp Absorbs Pollutants and Improves Insulation

Mila Luleva   It has become very clear by now that the construction industry is among the most polluting sectors of the economy, yet society cannot do without it. It is also just as clear that trees are the most effective measure against CO2 pollution. Now, British researchers have decided to take the best of […]

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14 BEAUTY PRODUCTS MADE WITH HEMP

BY MEGAN CAHN   We’ve all heard of the powers of pot when smoked or baked into a tasty treat, but cannabis can also have a great effect in a non-mind-altering way. Hemp oil, made from pressing the seeds of the plant, is fast becoming a player in the beauty world. Full Article: http://www.elle.com/beauty/makeup-skin-care/hemp-beauty-products#slide-1  

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To grow cheap marijuana, Italy calls in the army

STEVE SCHERER, REUTERS Marijuana plants are pictured in Los Angeles, Calif., in this July 11, 2014 file photo. (REUTERS/David McNew/Files)   ROVIGO, Italy – Italy legalized marijuana for medical use last year, but the high cost of buying legal pot in a pharmacy meant few people signed up. Now, the government has found a solution: […]

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The Value Of Hemp

Keisha Hill, Gleaner Writer   Hemp is a commonly used term for high-growing varieties of the cannabis plant and its products, which include fibre, oil, and seed. Hemp and marijuana are both varieties or subspecies of theCannabis sativa plant. Marijuana is simply considered to have a higher tetrahydrocannabinol or THC and cannibinoid content. Cannabinoids are […]

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How to Give Yourself a Cannabis Facial

VICTORIA HOFF   If you, like us, appreciate a good mind-blowing fact, then here’s a humdinger: Did you know that THC—the main psychoactive ingredient found in marijuana—is actually an antioxidant? It’s also an anti-inflammatory (though, given weed’s reputation to dull pain, that might seem more obvious). What this also means is that the cannabis plant has […]

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