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Study: Young voters need to show up on Election Day

By Heather Hubbs, KCRG-TV9   Young voters could have a decisive impact in Iowa’s U.S. Senate Race, according to a new study by the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement. The number of millennials, those age 18 to 29, has surpassed baby boomers. Here in Iowa there are about 424,000 18-29 […]

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After accidental start, medical marijuana becomes a movement

By Alice O’Leary Randall,Guest columnist   Floridians have been bombarded with press coverage of Amendment 2. Yet, for all the noise, there are important aspects of this discussion that have barely been touched upon, including the beginning of the medical-marijuana movement. How many Floridians are aware that a native son of the Sunshine State is […]

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Cannabis should be sold in shops alongside beer and cigarettes, doctors’ journal says

By Christopher Hope, Whitehall Editor   An editorial in the British Medical Journal suggested that the sale of cannabis should be licensed like alcohol because banning it had not worked. Banning cannabis had increased drug-related violence because enforcement made “the illicit market a richer prize for criminal groups to fight over”. An 18-fold increase in […]

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Police wear ‘F*CK THE GROWERS’ uniform during San Diego pot raids — WTF?

by David Down   Almost 18 years after California voters legalized medical marijuana, yet police terrorize thousands of patient-cultivators each growing season with warrantless, no-knock raids. Defense attorneys sayCalifornia officers are willfully ignoring established law, and it’s hard not to believe them when you see incidents like this. Advocacy group Reform California posted pictures Oct. […]

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Spooky beauty: your essential Halloween cosmetics

MELISHA KAUR   Make your lips pop with OCC’s Lip Tar, a liquid lipstick with intense pigment that will last through apple bobbing and have you ready for some seriously scary pouting. Its peppermint-scented formula contains Organic Hemp Oil and Soy-Derived Vitamin E. Available in a matte and metallic range – vibrant shades include deep […]

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So this exists: A pot leaf Halloween costume for babies ages 0-6 months

By Ricardo Baca, The Cannabist Staff     So this is now a thing: A Halloween costume that dresses babies as a marijuana leaf. Yes, seriously. “This Halloween dress up your baby in our most outrageous costume yet!” reads the costume’s description onBrandsOnSale’s website. “The baby marijuana plant costume is just the right combo of […]

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Cannabis to make more money than the NFL

by Mattia Rosini   Marijuana is the new big business in the US. Its turnover is expected to grow to three times that of the professional football league (NFL) by 2020. According to the study by Greenwave Advisors, a research and financial analysis institute, the cannabis industry could generate revenues of $35 billion within five […]

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The New Super Seed You Need to Try

By Beth Lipton   There seems to be a seed revolution happening on supermarket shelves these days. Everything from breakfast cereals to granola bars to yogurts has chia and flax in them. And now, the latest super sexy seed is hemp. It may be fairly new trend-wise, but hemp seeds actually have been around for […]

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First Cannabis-Built and Fueled Plane Coming Next Year

      We recently learned that the world’s most complete fruit, the coconut, can also aid us with hydrogen storage. But let’s not forget about the other little gift nature gave us – cannabis. You can do a lot more with it than stare and laugh at a door knob for one hour while […]

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Can medical marijuana solve our opioid addiction problem?

by Nikhil Swaminathan @sw4mi     So far, marijuana has been crucial to helping Ian Young kick his reliance on prescription painkillers. He no longer has to make frequent trips home to take a handful of pills, allowing him to start kayaking and generally become more active. “In the past six months, I’ve taken one […]

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