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The Federal Marijuana Ban Is Rooted in Myth and Xenophobia (intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries).

Editorial Observer By BRENT STAPLES An ad for the 1930s film “Marihuana.” CreditNational Library of Medicine The federal law that makes possession of marijuana a crime has its origins in legislation that was passed in an atmosphere of hysteria during the 1930s and that was firmly rooted in prejudices against Mexican immigrants and African-Americans, who were associated […]

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Las Vegas Hemp Fest – October 4

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Smartphone app promises medical pot delivery

Agence France-Presse   Startup Eaze on Tuesday released a smartphone application promising prompt, professional delivery of medical marijuana the doors of patients in San Francisco. Eaze said that drivers referred to as “caregivers” will get medicinal doses to their intended recipients in an average of 10 minutes in most cases. Full Article: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140729/smartphone-app-promises-medical-pot-delivery

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Former Colorado Jail Might Transform Into a Massive Marijuana Grow Facility

BY BARRY BARD   In March, Colorado native Nicholas Erker purchased the town of Brush’s defunct Correctional Facility. Now, with more than six months of successful legal weed in Colorado’s history books, Erker wants to turn his purchase into a cultivation facility and start selling retail cannabis in Brush. The only problem? Brush–a town with the motto “Homegrown Happiness!”–has a […]

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A Limited Amount of “Caring”: Parents and Advocates React to Realm of Caring’s Federal CBD-Only Bill

Vanessa Waltz  Image: Jason and Jayden David, photo courtesy of Jason David    Congressman Scott Perry (D-PA), Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Representative Paul Broun (R-GA) introduced the “Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014″ yesterday in Pennsylvania, flanked by representatives from Colorado’s Realm of Caring (RoC), the producers of the high-CBD low-THC Charlotte’s Web […]

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People in Colorado Are Serving Marijuana at Their Weddings

By Alexandra Martell   The gift bag in my hotel room at the last wedding I went to included water (good), cookies (better), and Advil (best). The gift bag at Lauren Meisels and Bradley Melshenker’s wedding in Colorado included a joint and pot-infused lip balm. It wasn’t just a small “welcome to Colorado where weed is […]

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Altered state: My first visit home since Colorado legalized recreational marijuana

By Katie Johnston   Usually when I talk to people about Colorado, the discussion revolves around my home state’s stunning mountain ranges and superb hiking, skiing, and camping. This year, it’s all about pot. In January, Colorado became the first state in the nation to legalize sales of recreational marijuana, so when I went home to […]

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The New York Times Calls for Marijuana Legalization

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD   It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which people kept drinking, otherwise law-abiding citizens became criminals and crime syndicates arose and flourished. It has been more than 40 years since Congress passed the current ban on marijuana, inflicting great […]

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A Natural Concrete Made of Hemp

By Christine Walsh   Using concrete as the primary construction material leaves a huge carbon footprint, which is why building green should focus on minimizing the use of it. Hempitecture is a firm, which is striving to create more awareness for one such green alternative, namely hempcrete, which is concrete made of hemp. However, since […]

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16 Jobs Being Created By the Marijuana Industry

Samuel Becker   Marijuana is now legal for recreational use in both Colorado and Washington, and retail sales have officially kicked off in both states. Colorado got off to a head start, and has brought in millions of dollars in tax revenue for the state, prompting many others around the country to start the legalization […]

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