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DAVE KOLPACK Alex White Plume thought his decade-long wait to produce industrial hemp on a South Dakota Indian reservation was ending when the federal government softened its stance on marijuana enforcement and lawmakers expanded the development of hemp under certain circumstances. But federal prosecutors in South Dakota refuse to lift an injunction against White […]Read more.
By Erika Caturay SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, imagine what a pancake breakfast might do for medical marijuana. Marijuana is only legal for medical purposes in California, but that isn’t stopping purveyors of pot-infused cupcakes, nuts and other edible forms of the drug from putting […]Read more.
CBC News A Manitoba company that specializes in hemp products has been bought by a U.S. firm for $132.5 million. On Monday, Compass Diversified Holdings announced its plan to buy Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd., otherwise known as “Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods.” Full Article: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/u-s-firm-buys-manitoba-hemp-company-for-133m-1.3104694Read more.
Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. Ensures industrial hemp pilot programs can continue without federal disruption WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 11, 2015) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced today that an amendment he introduced with Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oreg.) and Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) regarding legal industrial hemp cultivation pilot projects was approved by the […]Read more.
BY TOM ANGELL In a strong bipartisan vote on Thursday, a key U.S. Senate panel acted to protect state medical marijuana laws from federal interference. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved an amendment that would bar the Department of Justice from spending any money to prevent states from implementing their own medical cannabis policies. The vote […]Read more.
Santa Ana Cops Caught On Camera Eating Pot Candy, Joking About Kicking Amputee Patient In Her ‘Nub’?
By Nick Schou The Weekly has received footage from a recent marijuana dispensary raid that appears to show Santa Ana police officers eating pot candy and throwing darts after destroying–or so they thought–all the surveillance cameras inside the cannabis shop. The video footage shows an officer stuffing something into his mouth and handing something […]Read more.
By Thomas H. Clarke | The Daily Chronic Medical marijuana patients in Canada will now be able to lawfully consume cannabis in all forms, instead of just being allowed to smoke it, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled on Thursday in a unanimous ruling. Thursday’s ruling against the Canadian government expands the […]Read more.
By Leslie Kahn Tom Cruise and some other guy Ice Bucket Challenge We all remember the Ice Bucket Challenge craze of the summer of 2014, right? It all started with Pete Frates, a former baseball player who had been diagnosed with it a year before…except it really started before that…which doesn’t really matter…but it really […]Read more.
By ANDY MARSO The debate over legalizing medical marijuana in Kansas has been galvanized by criminal charges filed against a Garden City mother. FILE PHOTO For years, Garden City, Kansas, resident Shona Banda has been self-medicating her Crohn’s disease with cannabis oil and making no secret of it, touting her homemade vaporizer on YouTube and […]Read more.
By Kit O’Connell In this Oct. 5, 2013 photo, Colorado farmer Ryan Loflin harvests hemp on his farm in Springfield, Colo. (Photo: Solomon Banda) Last week, Nevada became the latest state to pass a bill supporting the cultivation of industrial hemp, a valuable cash crop that became illegal thanks to the American war on […]Read more.
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