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Where America landed on marijuana

Trevor Hughes, USA TODAY (Photo: Trevor Hughes/USA TODAY)   While Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, voters in Washington, D.C., and Oregon both approved recreational pot use by adults and early returns gave a slight edge to Alaska’s plans to tax and regulate and recreational marijuana marijuana. And in Guam, voters […]

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The Health Benefits of Hemp Food

by: Rita Teglas   Recently, more and more hemp products have reached the shelves of health food shops. The idea of consuming hemp might be surprising to some people, since hemp is actually a form of Cannabis sativa. It is not the same thing as marijuana, however. It is believed that hemp plants are actually […]

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War on marijuana unconstitutional? Federal judge reviews evidence

by David Down Federal on war on marijuana (pictured above) up for review in District Court in California. In a surprise case with far-reaching ramifications and global symbolism, a federal judge in California will review evidence this week as part of a defense motion to declare the government’s 40 year-old war on marijuana unconstitutional. U.S. […]

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Medical Marijuana: Not on Arkansas Ballot, Families Still Desperate

ozarksfirst.com ark   From raising the minimum wage, to legalizing alcohol sales in all Arkansas counties, there are five key issues on the 2014 November election ballot. One of those issues is not medical marijuana. The measure fell short this year leaving two Northwest Arkansas families feeling helpless.   Full Article: http://www.ozarksfirst.com/story/d/story/not-on-arkansas-ballot-families-still-desperate/17484/UKr4VZNOnkucLRF6oujBmg

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Did Guam just become the first U.S. territory to legalize medical cannabis?

By Ricardo Baca, The Cannabist Staff (Kathryn Scott Osler, Denver Post file)   Did U.S. territory Guam just legalize medical marijuana? It looks to be headed that way, based on preliminary results being reported by Guam Pacific Daily News. The news outlet shows about 56.4 percent of voters approving medical marijuana initiative Proposal 14A with […]

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Hemp: the answer for whatever ails you

by Allen Best Center-pivot sprinklers spread Ogallala aquifer water over a crop near Holyoke, Colo. July 2014/Allen Best    Hemp enthusiasts have a tendency to wax happily about hemp being the solution to just about everything. Michael Bowman certainly presents it that way. “I hate to oversell something, but if you give me a problem, […]

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Oregon – This State Will Legalize Marijuana Tuesday — If Young People Show Up and Vote. It’s up to the kids now.

By Gregory Krieg   Two opposing polls out of Oregon are making one thing very clear: If young people get out and vote on Election Day, the ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in the state will pass. The more recent survey, conducted by the Oregonian and KGW, found that 46% of respondents opposed Measure 91 — […]

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The secret to a good night’s sleep: Fresh wool and hemp

By Surrey Mirror   WANT a good night’s sleep? How about a £4,000 mattress stuffed with a form of cannabis plant. Tucked away in the Yorkshire Dales, a flock of 1,000 sheep are calmly grazing a field while nearby, acres of hemp standing 12 feet high are guarded by police to avert any unsavoury harvesting […]

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New Sentencing Guidelines Could Shorten Drug Sentences For Tens Of Thousands Of People In Federal Prison

Posted by Johnny Green   On Saturday, November 1, changes to federal drug sentencing guidelines take effect and courts may begin considering petitions from incarcerated individuals for sentencing reductions. Thousands of people who are currently serving long, punitive drug-related sentences in federal prisons could be eligible to apply, although no one who benefits from this […]

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Marijuana Emerging As An Election Issue

BY MJADMIN   Traditionally, candidates for elected office have shied away from discussing marijuana, seeing it as a marginalized, third-rail issue that’s dangerous to touch. This year, however, more politicians have noticed that a growing number of voters actually support marijuana reform. A record number of candidates have decided that taking positive positions can help, and […]

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