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Industrial hemp – agriculture’s best kept secret

John Ryan   How’s this for a fictional scenario: imagine an agricultural crop that could replace the plastics industry. That would mean half the world’s oil production, which is used in the plastics processing industry, wouldn’t be needed. Imagine if that same crop could provide high quality paper products, meaning no more forests would have […]

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Kentucky – Veterans of Foreign Wars Dept. Passes Cannabis Access Resolution

Msgt Thomas Vance USAF Ret.   Friday June 13th 2014, and a full moon must have been lucky for supporters of a Veterans of Foreign Wars resolution calling on the VFW to support Veteran access to medical cannabis through the auspices of the Veterans Administration. The resolution which passed at the Department of Kentucky State […]

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Oklahoma Sen. Connie Johnson unveils recreational marijuana petition

By: Christine VanTimmeren, Primetime Reporter   Oklahoma could soon become the third state in the nation, behind Colorado and Washington, to legalize recreational marijuana. A petition filed by Democratic State Senator Connie Johnson on Friday would make one ounce or less of marijuana legal.“Here it is,” said Sen. Johnson. “It’s time for us to get […]

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Second marijuana petition filed Friday with Oklahoma Secretary of State

By BARBARA HOBEROCK World Capitol Bureau   A second marijuana petition was filed Friday with the Oklahoma Secretary of State. Supporters hope to let voters decide whether or not marijuana should be legal in Oklahoma. Another petition currently circulating seeks to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Both require 155,216 signatures. Full Article: […]

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Feds Warn Casinos to Turn Away Gamblers With Medical Marijuana Ties

By Nathan Halverson (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)   U.S. casinos, including those in the Bay Area and throughout California, cannot accept bets from people working in the medical marijuana industry — unless these gamblers pass an extensive background check and have their bets regularly monitored by the federal government.   Full Article: http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/06/12/2014/-medical-marijuana-banks-casinos-federal-regulation  

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New Mexico: Proposed Medical Marijuana Rule Changes Would Be Devastating to Patients – Hearings are scheduled for next Monday, June 16

By Marijuana Policy Project   New Mexico is considering rule changes that would make the medical marijuana program less transparent and less accountable. The proposed rules would also make it harder for patients — many of whom are disabled veterans suffering from PTSD and chronic pain — to access their medicine. Thousands of seriously ill patients […]

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Hemp Dog Cafe: Virginia’s first hemp food cart

By Heather Sullivan - bio | email   These entrepreneurs hope to turn the Hemp Cog Cafe cart into a full restaurant at 202 West Broad Street in Richmond this fall and eventually open more cafes near college campuses. “We will have a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu. Things like hemp waffles, hemp pancakes, of course we’ll have […]

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Arkansas – The grassroots campaign for legal marijuana

  Details about the initiative, ready-to-print PDF petitions, canvasser instructions, links to educational resources and info about the June 19 press conference at the state capitol are posted at http://www.gozarks.com/hemp   Full Article: http://www.arktimes.com/ArkansasBlog/archives/2014/06/13/the-grassroots-campaign-for-legal-marijuana

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Jamaica To Decriminalise Personal Marijuana Possession

Reuters    The Jamaican government has decided to decriminalise the possession of small amounts of marijuana, joining the trickle of countries moving to soften laws on the drug known on the Caribbean island as “ganja.” Minister of Justice Mark Golding made the announcement at an afternoon news conference yesterday, saying that Jamaica’s Dangerous Drugs Act […]

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Arkansas marijuana petitions in circulation

Kaitlin Barger, KTHV AG Rejects Proposal(Photo: KTHV)   Ballot sponsor Robert Reed said if the measure makes it on the ballot and is backed by voters, it will generate $5 to 9 billion a year for the state.   Full Article: http://www.thv11.com/story/news/local/2014/06/12/marijuana-petitions-in-circulation/10391751/  

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