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Cannabis Legalization 2-Punch by Dave Seber

JACK HERER’S REVENGE (Slightly Revised) I would like to propose that we are now in the time period of “JACK HERER’S REVENGE”. Jack (deceased author of The Emperor Wears No Clothes) was entirely correct when he said cannabis is ONE plant that can do/provide multiple products and uses at the same time. Colorado, Oregon and […]

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Senator: U.S. Ban On Hemp Makes About As Much Sense As ‘A Ban On Portobello Mushrooms’

Matt.Ferner@huffingtonpost.com   Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) on Thursday called for ending the federal ban on hemp production in recognition of Hemp History Week. “In my view, keeping the ban on growing hemp makes about as much sense as instituting a ban on portobello mushrooms,” Wyden, who introduced a hemp legalization bill earlier this year, said […]

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Santa Cruz collective WAMM fundraising to buy cannabis garden site

By Samantha Clark, Santa Cruz Sentinel   Since 1993, low-income people with serious illnesses have gotten free or low-cost medicinal pot at the Wo/Men’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana in Santa Cruz. Not only beloved and respected as a model collective, WAMM is also the oldest operating. But now WAMM faces financial troubles that could close […]

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Marijuana and hemp growers duke it out in Oregon Legislature

Jeff Mapes | The Oregonian/OregonLive This Google Earth view of the Murphy Creek Road area south of Grants Pass shows a new hemp farm in the lower left of the photo that has attracted the ire of nearby medical marijuana growers.   Depending on who’s talking, a 20-acre hemp farm about 10 miles south of […]

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Keeping ALS at Bay with Cannabis

Justin Kander CATHY WAS DIAGNOSED WITH ALS IN 1986. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is one of the most degenerative motor neuron diseases in existence. Most people with ALS die within three to five years after symptom onset, and the disease often progresses very rapidly. Bob Strider wants others to know this prognosis is not written […]

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U.S. House votes to protect state-level marijuana laws in Colorado, elsewhere

Molly Armbrister Denver Business Journal The U.S. House of Representatives today approved an amendment to the Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill denying the use of federal funds to interfere with medical cannabis patients or providers in states where medical marijuana is legal. The measure passed by a margin of 242 to 186 that included […]

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Medical Marijuana Smoking Linked to Parasite Prevention

Posted By: Irina Slav   Scientists from Washington State University have suggested that smoking cannabis may have a beneficial effect with regard to the avoidance of intestinal parasite infections, which could explain why the drug has such a long history of recreational use. In a press release by the university, lead researcher Ed Hagen from […]

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North Pole Rejects Proposed Ban On Marijuana Sales

By Mary Beth Quirk   Santa Claus already has a jolly reputation and soon more of the North Pole’s citizens may earn a jolly reputation of their own, after the city voted to reject a measure that would’ve put the kibosh on medical marijuana dispensaries. While it’s not exactly “the” North Pole, the Christmas-themed community […]

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