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Cannabis oil a saving grace for Lake Country woman after end of life diagnosis

by  Kevin Parnell – Lake Country Calendar Lake Country mom Cheryl and dad Chris Pearson with their oldest son Justin. Cheryl’s treatment with cannabis oil has extended her life after she was given just months to live with cancer. — Image Credit: Kevin Parnell   Cheryl Pearson has never smoked pot. Given just months to live after […]

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Judge lifts decade-old injunction against Pine Ridge hemp farmer, Alex White Plume

Associated Press   A federal judge on Monday lifted a decade-old injunction prohibiting a South Dakota tribal member from producing industrial hemp, although other issues need to be resolved before he can grow it on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken of South Dakota said there has been a “shifting legal […]

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Decriminalise all drugs and maybe go even further, leading experts say

Christopher Ingraham Several US states have already legalised marijuana Getty Images   A group of 22 medical experts convened by Johns Hopkins University and The Lancet have called today for the decriminalization of all nonviolent drug use and possession. Citing a growing scientific consensus on the failures of the global war on drugs, the experts […]

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Uruguay’s legal marijuana policy en route to next phase of regulation

Uki Goñi A marijuana home grower works on a marijuana flower in his home in Montevideo, Uruguay. Photograph: Andres Stapff/Reuters   The first country in the world to legalize marijuana sales was Uruguay, a tiny South American nation with a population of only 3.3 million wedged between Brazil and Argentina. Uruguay fully legalized the production […]

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Santa Cruz veterans plan cannabis expansion to Monterey County

Sara Rubin   In 1974, Albert Brett decided he wanted nothing to do with his fellow Vietnam War veterans. “I didn’t want to be associated with any of those crazy vets,” he says. He wandered the west, then settled in Idaho. Then in 2013, he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and went through surgery and […]

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Cannabis oil dispensary coming to North Texas

BY WEB STAFF   In 1936, the movie Reefer Madness warned parents about the slippery slope of destruction smoking marijuana would cause in the lives of both them and their children. Who would’ve guessed the bones and boards of a building from the Reefer Madness era might help change the message of marijuana entirely in […]

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Chile Harvests The Largest Legal Marijuana Plantation In Latin America

  Authorities and representatives from different organizations supporting the medical use of marijuana started harvesting the largest legal marijuana field in Latin America, in a rural area in southern of Chile, close to the Andes Mountains. The initiative, which has been authorized by the Chilean government, will transform the buds of 6,000 marijuana plants growing […]

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Supreme Court Nixes Oklahoma, Nebraska Challenge To Colorado Marijuana Laws

BY CBS NEWS   The Supreme Court has rejected an effort by Nebraska and Oklahoma to have Colorado’s pot legalization declared unconstitutional.   Full Article:  http://5newsonline.com/2016/03/21/supreme-court-nixes-oklahoma-nebraska-challenge-to-colorado-marijuana-laws/

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New Village in Scotland Builds Houses with Hemp

  A new sustainable housing project in the northwest of Scotland will feature industrial hemp as a main building material, reports Green Building Press. The eco-friendly material is the main component of a pre-fabricated wall system called Hempbuild – a mixture of the plant’s woody core and a lime-based binder. The system was supplied by Hemcrete […]

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Center for Disease Control Guidelines Urge Doctors Not to Test for Marijuana

By Pat Anson, Editor   One of the less publicized provisions in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s opioid prescribing guidelines is a recommendation that doctors stop urine drug testing of patients for tetrahyrdocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive ingredient that causes the “high” for some marijuana users. The guidelines also discourage doctors from dropping patients […]

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