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The Man Who Brought Hemp to Kentucky

By Sarah Baird   Since the successful cultivation of the state’s first small-but-mighty legal “research” hemp crop early last year, politicians on both sides of the aisle have been eating hemp bars, talking about hemp-powered cars andexploring how hemp oil can help ease the pain of debilitating seizure disorders. There’s a new fervor around everything […]

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Maligned and banned: The American comeback of industrial hemp

By Brooks Mencher   After serving nearly 80 years on narcotics charges, hemp is back, semi-legalized in the 2014 Farm Bill. Its new age is a chemical renaissance. Experimental medicines extracted from hemp will treat epilepsy, migraine headaches, glaucoma, and diabetic and other nerve pain; there may even be applications for multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s […]

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New Study: Cannabis Use May Lead to a Lower BMI

Arielle Gerard   A study recently published in Obesity in December 2014 presents evidence that cannabis use may lead to lower rates of obesity. Researchers used data gathered in 2004 from 786 Inuit adults, using the Nunavik Inuit Health Survey, and found that use was very common, with 57.4% of adults being cannabis users. They also found that […]

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Sativex Fails In Cancer Pain Study, GW Pharmaceutical Shares Plummet

by Johnny Green   Marijuana opponents always try to make it sound like all we need is cannabis derived pharmaceutical products, and that legalizing the entire plant for medical purposes is a waste of time. One product that they point to early and often is Sativex. There’s just one major problem with their argument – […]

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Halifax couple constructs eco-friendly home

CTV Atlantic   A Halifax couple has undertaken the task of building their own home and using eco-friendly materials to do it. Kate Varsava and Noel Taussig’s new home looks like any other house under construction, but the materials used to build these walls are far from typical. “We seized the opportunity to build with […]

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Native American Pot Farming Imminent in California?

By David Downs   Are California’s native Americans getting ready to grow Amsterdam marijuana? That seems likely according to the Lost Coast Outpost’s Hank Sims, whowrites this week about an imminent deal to bring medical cannabis cultivation to a Northern California reservation. A Department of Justice memo publicized in December instructs prosecutors to ignore America’s indigenous […]

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Neal Pollack’s Reefer Roadtrip from Texas to Free America (aka Colorado)

By Neal Pollack, The Cannabist Staff   The sun had already gone down by the time we crossed the golden border from New Mexicoto Colorado. Rich and I looked at each other knowingly. For the first time in our lives, we could legally smoke marijuana in our home country. And all it took was driving […]

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Hemp Pecan Clusters

  These delicious hemp pecan clusters only have a few ingredients! They’re so easy and quick to make while providing you with a slew of protein to boost your energy levels at any time!   Full Article: http://news.therawfoodworld.com/hemp-pecan-clusters/

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Jackson, Mississippi – Town hall meeting on marijuana initiative this Friday

Jimmie E. Gates, The Clarion-Ledger   “If the ballot initiative gets the necessary signatures and is approved by voters in a referendum, it would make it legal for adults to possess cannabis in unlimited quantities, to use as they wish, just like alcohol or cigarettes. However, it would have to be kept from minors.”   […]

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Public hearing to be held today on rules for industrial hemp in Oregon

By Noelle Crombie | The Oregonian/OregonLive A photograph of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) in Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge. A photograph of a cannabis plant. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)   Oregon agriculture officials said Monday they are poised to adopt rules that would allow industrial hemp farmers to plant their crops this spring. The Oregon […]

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