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Marijuana in a Muslim land: Looking to Morocco as it considers medical pot

By Paul Schemm and Smail Bellaoualli, Associated Press   Kettama, Morocco – In the rugged Rif mountains, Abdelkhalek Benabdallah strode among towering marijuana plants, checking the buds for the telltale spots of white that indicate they are ready for harvest. Much of the crop had been picked and left to dry on the roofs of […]

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Rocker Ryan Adams – Cannabis helps inner ear disorder

by WENN   Rocker Ryan Adams smokes cannabis to help him cope with an inner ear disorder. The singer/songwriter suffers from Meniere’s disease, which causes debilitating dizzy spells, but he finds relief by puffing weed.   Full Article: http://www.contactmusic.com/story/ryan-adams-uses-cannabis-to-cope-with-health-troubles_4399057

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Cannabis Reduces Pain From Fibromyalgia Studies Show

Frank Bouc   For states who have not made medical cannabis legal, they do not understand the significant pain endured by fibromyalgia patients. Many patients are shamed and labeled as hypochondriacs, but their pain is real, yet the level of medical response is not. The pain echoing in the muscles can cripple someone’s life, and yet […]

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Long ‘pot’ drive ahead for rural Nevadans

James DeHaven   Medical marijuana patients in much of rural Nevada will have a long drive to get their medicine, based on where applications for dispensaries were filed by groups seeking to enter the business. Eleven of Nevada’s 17 counties, all of them rural, saw no dispensary applications at all. No applications for other related […]

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Thousands drawn to Vegas green — HempFest, that is

By BEN BOTKIN LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL   They came from near and far, converging in Las Vegas for a green-tinged celebration of hemp. Some had green T-shirts or green socks. Images of marijuana plants were everywhere, on signs and T-shirts for sale. One said “free my meds” above a picture of a marijuana plant. On […]

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A 3D Printed, Wifi Enabled Medical Marijuana Inhaler

Jennifer Hicks The world of 3D printing shows no signs of stopping. From 3D printed guns and medical implants to food and shoes, it seems that just about anything can be 3D printed. An Israeli company, Syqe Medical, thinks it has a way to make medical marijuana more accepted with the help of 3D printing. […]

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Las Vegas Hempfest – October 4

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Canadian Hemp Guitars Give Literal Meaning to “Stoner Rock”

By Jamie Ludwig   In his workshop in a 200-year-old barn in rural Quebec, Boyd Pellow handcrafts electric guitars using traditional luthier methods to create beautiful instruments with optimal sound. The guitars are uniquely designed, using classic styles of the 50s and 60s for inspiration, and aside from the marijuana leaves emblazoned on each headstock, […]

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Travel guru Rick Steves launches Oregon marijuana tour

Anna Staver, Statesman Journal (Photo: Statesman Journal file photo)   Television and radio personality Rick Steves plans to visit 10 cities in Oregon during the second week of October to talk about travel and marijuana reform.   Full Article: http://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/news/politics/elections/2014/09/24/travel-guru-rick-steves-launches-oregon-marijuana-tour/16177325/

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Growing our way out of climate change by building with hemp and wood fibre

Mike Lawrence Houses made from hemp could mitigate climate change. Photograph: Roy Morsch/Corbis   How can buildings help with climate change? It’s all about renewables and “sequestered carbon”. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ 2010 report on Low Carbon Construction concluded that construction was responsible for around 300m tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions, which […]

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