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Something is happening in the hemp space… something big

Chris Parry, Stockhouse.com   And I think I know who’s going to benefit. For years, those in the hemp world have been saying ‘any day now’ and pointing to big stockpiles of industrial hemp that they swore was going to be plastics, paper, clothing, homes, bridges, space shuttles… Of course, that promise has, to this […]

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3Dom Releases Entwined: Hemp Filament!

by Michael A. Parker   It seems like every day a presidential candidate is declaring that they will make America great again. But what does that really mean? What really made America great? Well, one of the things that made America great was hemp. That’s right, hemp, the much maligned cousin of marijuana. According to […]

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See Inside the Himalayan Villages That Grow Cannabis

By Maria Tavernini Photographs by Andrea de Franciscis Farmers keep moving ganja fields higher into the mountains to avoid police raids. PHOTOGRAPH BY ANDREA DE FRANCISCIS   In the Himalayas of India, small villages thrive by growing cannabis. This is one of them. The village, perched on a mountain at 9,000 feet (2,700 meters), is only reachable […]

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Hemp Works – 01-29-16 – Steve Danks interviews Dr. Robert Melamede

Audio Link: http://www.spreaker.com/user/time-4-hemp/hemp-works-01-29-16

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Puerto Rico adopts regulation for use of medical marijuana

Associated Press, San Juan   Puerto Rico’s Health Department has adopted a regulation that will allow for the cultivation, manufacturing and distribution of medical marijuana in the U.S. territory. Officials say the substance can be used in forms including pills, creams, patches and oral drops. Authorities stress that smoking marijuana and cultivating it for personal […]

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Take a weed break at work. It’s allowed!

by Parija Kavilanz   @CNNMoney Isaac Dietrich [center], co-founder of MassRoots, at his startup’s weekly rooftop Cannabis smoking session.   At most offices in America, smoking a joint during your lunch break or eating cannabis-laced brownies at your desk would land you in HR. But in some states, not only won’t you be punished — […]

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Ex-Bear Jim McMahon: Medical marijuana got me off narcotic pain pills

Robert McCoppinContact Reporter Chicago Tribune   Former Super Bowl champion and Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon says an unfairly demonized drug helped him recover from the pain of his football career: medical marijuana. McMahon was in Chicago this week, where he attended Tuesday’s Bears reunion marking the 30th anniversary of their Super Bowl victory. He was […]

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Licensed cannabis oil too scarce, expensive for medical users

MIKE HAGER   “Mr. Skidmore, a cannabis advocate for several years, says he can’t afford the cannabis oil sold by a handful of Canada’s licensed commercial producers, and every patient he knows buys their oil from illegal dispensaries or small-scale producers such as himself. Using marijuana he grows with a licence under the old federal […]

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Former union boss Helen Kelly seeks medicinal cannabis: ‘I’m dying, basically’

NZ Herald   Former union boss Helen Kelly has written to Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne to seek permission to use medicinal cannabis. Ms Kelly, who has lung cancer, said she hoped her application would be granted as soon as possible. “[Dunne] said it took him an hour once he got the last application, so […]

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Lawmakers press VA to allow medical marijuana for veterans

By Tim Devaney   A bipartisan group of lawmakers is pressing the Department of Veterans Affairs to allow veterans to use medical marijuana. Currently, VA doctors are prohibited from recommending medical marijuana to their patients, even in states that have legalized pot. These veterans must go to nonmilitary doctors outside their healthcare plan to obtain […]

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