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Hemp and Change – Can cannabis farming help clean up the land contaminated by Europe’s biggest steel plant?

By Sara Manisera Farmers in the Puglia region are growing hemp to help decontaminate the area surrounding Italy’s largest power plant.   The road into Taranto is dotted with 100-year-old olive trees and low stone houses. The town, in the region of Puglia, is in the heel of the boot-shaped Italian peninsula. “The city between […]

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Agri View: Cannabis Oil Possibilities

Everett Griner Health Benefits of Cannabis Essential Oil Some of the most important health benefits of cannabis oil include its ability to reduce stress and anxiety, improve the quality of sleep, boost appetite and optimize digestion, reduce pain, prevent certain cancers, strengthen hearthealth, and protect your skin, among others. Full Article:  http://agnetwest.com/2016/07/19/agri-view-cannabis-oil/  

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Toss the OxyContin and Turn to Pot for Pain Relief Instead?

BY DAVID FUTCH More and more cancer patients are toking or turning to marijuana CBD pills for pain relief. Chuck Grimmett/Flickr The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants Americans to jump off the dangerous OxyContin train. Instead, the CDC is advising people suffering chronic pain to take ibuprofen and commit to physical therapy. Ibruprofen? Nonsense, […]

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An All-Natural, Cannabis Toothpaste You Can Make At Home

By sousweed   Within these last few years, researchers have discovered that using just a spoonful ofcoconut oil instead of toothpaste can have a lot more of a positive effect on the hygiene in your mouth. The team from AIT tested the antibacterial action of coconut oil and found that incorporating enzyme-modified coconut oil into […]

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Cannabis Helps My Epileptic Son. If Only We Had Known Sooner

Catherine Jacobson GETTY CREATIVE The debate can no longer be about whether to provide access. In 2012, when other parents were trading stories about the difficulties of balancing homework with football training or swimming lessons, I was in my garage painstakingly measuring amounts of a schedule one narcotic to extract medication for my son. Tinkering […]

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Miracle Plant: Cannabis Oil Helps Infant Beat Aggressive Eye Cancer

by Aaron Kase   Two-year old Waldo Dwyer dabs his finger in a small puddle of hot sauce on his high-chair tray and sticks it in his mouth. The child looks perturbed for a moment, then bursts into laughter at the spicy sensation. Waldo has good reason to be happy. When he was six months […]

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Kids Can Now Use Medical Marijuana In Colorado Schools Thanks To New Policy

Kate Ryan   Thanks to a new policy adopted by the Colorado school board this week, kids requiring medical marijuana can now receive doses of cannabis during school hours. In a unanimous vote, the District 49 Board of Education in Peyton, Colorado, decided to allow cannabis use on campus grounds by passing “Jax’s Policy,” named […]

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Eugene Monroe Donates $80K for Medical Marijuana Research for NFL Players

By Joseph Zucker     Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe donated $80,000 toward research by Johns Hopkins University and the University of Pennsylvania into how cannabinoid therapy affects NFL players, per Clifton Brown of CSN Mid-Atlantic. The Realm of Caring and CW Botanicals released a joint statement explaining Monroe’s thought process behind the donation […]

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Hempcrete renovation in Belgium

A material made by mixing hemp with lime and water forms a new layer of insulation around this house in Belgium, as part of a renovation by Ghent studio Martens Van Caimere Architecten Known as hempcrete, the hemp-based render was applied in thick layers to all four walls of the small house to help it retain heat […]

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Hempcrete housing development in UK

  London architects Riches Hawley Mikhail have completed an affordable, sustainable housing scheme within an existing village in Suffolk, UK. The buildings make use of use a spray-on material made from a mixture of hemp and lime, which captures carbon from the atmosphere. A biomass heating system using locally-sourced woodchips heats all the homes from […]

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