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2016 Latin American Medical Cannabis Conference to be held in San Jose, Costa Rica – July 27-29

BY EMILY GRAY BROSIOUS (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)   The Latin American Medical Cannabis Conference is scheduled to take place in San Jose, Costa Rica this summer from July 27-29. Leading cannabis industry members, policy experts and medical cannabis patients from the United States, Colombia, Uruguay and Costa Rica will speak to a number […]

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Cannabis To Be Planted Legally in West Virginia For The 1st time In 70 years

  Morgantown, WV – The era of industrial hemp will come to West Virginia next week as hemp seeds will be planted legally for the first time since the end of World War II.   Industrial hemp is a cousin of the marijuana plant (aka Cannabis sativa) with very small amounts of the psychoactive ingredient THC, […]

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Macedonia legalizes medical cannabis

  Skopje. Macedonian Health Minister Nikola Todorov said on Saturday that medicinal marijuana will be available in pharmacies across the country from the end of May this year, Xinhua reported. Todorov told reporters that amendments to the Law on Control of Drugs and Psychotropic Substances have made the use of cannabis products for medicinal purposes […]

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Jamaica – Development of Marijuana Industry Urgent says Minister of Finance and Public Service

By Alecia Smith-Edwards   Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, says Jamaica must move with urgency to develop a medical marijuana industry. He pointed out that exploiting the benefits of marijuana is “not about smoking a spliff” or “walking around with two ounces of the weed.” “This is about building an […]

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Washington marijuana sales surpass $1Billion

Ryan Simms , KREM   Marijuana sales in Washington continue to rise nearly two years after recreational marijuana became legal in the state. Sales just passed $1 billion in May and retailers do not expect sales to slow down. “It’s about a revolution,” Salesman Devon Swanson said. “It’s about taking it to that next level.” […]

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Former NHL Player Says Marijuana Saved His Life

James McClure   When former NHL enforcer Larry DePalma retired from professional hockey in 1997, he faced a gruelling off-ice battle with addiction, depression and suicidal thoughts after suffering numerous traumatic brain injuries as a player. He says that using marijuana medicinally not only treated his symptoms but saved his life. “These concussions ruin people’s […]

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From weed-smoking baby boomers to cannabis-treated patients, senior citizens have become the new market for medical marijuana

By Vittorio Hernandez Activist Ray Turmel holds a bag of medical marijuana while he smokes a marijuana cigarette, as he calls for the total legalization of marijuana, outside the building where the federal election Munk Debate on Canada’s Foreign Policy is being held in Toronto, Canada, September 28, 2015. Reuters/Mark Blinch   To those who […]

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Uber for Stoners: Marijuana-Friendly Ride Loopr Launches

BY LINDSEY BARTLETT Who needs Uber when there’s the cannabis-friendly Loopr? Photo courtesy of Loopr Going out for a night on the town but pretty sure you’re going to be partaking in cannabis? Loopr to the rescue. The “mobile cannabis lounge” is a marijuana-friendly concept bus ride, similar to The Hopper, that’s like a shiny new Uber for stoners. Loopr revved […]

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First hemp house in Texas!

By Brianna Gallegos   MARFA – A unique house is being built in Marfa but it’s not constructed with bricks and mortar, instead it’s made of hemp. The byproduct of the same species of plant as marijuana. Yoseff Ben-Yehuda fell in love with the southwest feel in Marfa after he arrived in Marfa from New […]

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Hemp takes off in South Korea

byRobert Arnason The demand for hempseed in South Korea is thought to be driven by fears of contaminated fish following a nuclear power plant accident in Japan five years ago. Safety concerns have prompted consumers to seek alternative sources of protein. | File photo A strange product appeared on a home shopping channel in South […]

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