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Toledo, Ohio Votes Yes To Decriminalize Marijuana by 70% Margin

by Rick Thompson photo caption: Kevin Spitler of the Toledo Hemp Center: photo by Rick Thompson/The Compassion Chronicles   During a city-wide vote on Tuesday September 15, 70% of Toledoans said YES to removing all criminal penalties for possession of under 200 grams of marijuana and reducing penalties for larger possession offenses. The ordinance “eliminate fines […]

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Linda Stanley (Lepp) – House burned down – Please help if you can!

  She lost everything.   Here is the gofundme link: https://www.gofundme.com/ku4394pw

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Indiana – Purdue hosts first hemp field day

Erica Quinlan, Field Editor A field day participant examines a hemp plant during a field day in West Lafayette, Ind. After decades of not being able to legally grow industrial hemp, Purdue University researchers unveiled trial plots of the crop during a field day.Like most crops in Indiana the hemp fields experienced heavy rains early […]

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First NYC Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Open in in January

by KATE ROGERS   If there was any doubt about the national momentum on legalized marijuana use in America, consider this. There will be a medicinal marijuana dispensary right off New York City’s Union Square come January 2016.   Full Article: http://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/first-nyc-medical-marijuana-dispensary-open-january-n425681

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Jeans—Buttons and All—Turn to Compost Once Overworn

LEO LUTERO   Freitag has developed an alternative denim fabric that causes less harm to the environment and can be decomposed after use. Freitag’s F-ABRIC is a radical change from the resource-hungry way denim is produced today. Color and texture-wise, the F-ABRIC Denim doesn’t look far from the regular cotton ones. The blue is still rich, […]

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The Canada Revenue Agency says you can claim medical marijuana on your taxes

Julius Melnitzer   The Canada Revenue Agency has confirmed that it will allow the costs of medical marijuana purchased from a licensed producer as a medical expense despite the fact that the Income Tax Act does not as yet recognize the enabling legislation.   Full Article: http://business.financialpost.com/legal-post/cra-says-you-can-claim-medical-marijuana-on-your-taxes

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Lily Tomlin Sells Weed Out of Her Dressing Room on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

BY ABOVE AVERAGE   Before making her appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Lily Tomlin set up shop in her dressing room… a medicinal marijuana shop that is.   Full Article: http://aboveaverage.com/lily-tomlin-sells-weed-out-of-her-dressing-room-on-jimmy-kimmel-live/#.VdpFe7GDaXQ.facebook

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Henry Ford Designed a Car made of Hemp: More Fuel Efficient, More Durable: It Disappeared

Joshua De Leon   Henry Ford was an innovator ahead of his time. By 1941, Ford had been working on ways to invent more fuel efficient and durable vehicles that could operate with alternative fuel sources. He came up with a hemp-bodied prototype automobile, which he foresaw running on alcohol generated from agricultural products such as […]

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Cannabis Helps Heal Fracture and Makes the Bones Stronger

BY RAMANI VENKATESH   Centuries ago, societies all over the world used Marijuana as a go-to drug for various kind of medical treatments. Marijuana also known as cannabis or hashish was banned in the 1930s, due to the fear of addiction and growing awareness, despite the fact of it being able to cure various diseases. […]

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This California Farmers Market Sells Marijuana

By Josh Harkinson Abigail Batchelder/Flickr   In the fruit and veggie cornucopia that is California, local farmers markets sell everything from brandywine tomatoes and lemon cucumbers to hedgehog mushrooms and fresh medjool dates. But no farmers market can match the selection of the one in the Mendocino County town of Laytonville, which offers, among other […]

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