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Support for medicinal cannabis growing among Grey Power groups and elderly

JACK FLETCHER   A Christchurch man dying of cancer fears he will have to become a criminal if he cannot legally access medicinal cannabis. The 63-year-old man, who only wanted to be known as Bill for fear of persecution, said he was convinced of the therapeutic benefits of cannabis for cancer sufferers. “It makes you sleep better, it makes you eat better and when you reflect […]

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Alaska HEMPFEST 2016


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Walgreens Tells its Customers to Consider Medical Cannabis

Alan Brochstein, CFA   Chris Male of Anslinger Capital shared something today with our almost 4000 member LinkedIn group, Cannabis Investors & Entrepreneurs, that was just too good to be true.  I dismissed it incorrectly as fake news, but indeed it is true:  Walgreens (NASDAQ: WBA) sent out a blast email on April 26th discussing medical cannabis. […]

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Global Commission on Drug Policy Press Conference

  Watch video here: http://library.fora.tv/2016/04/21/Global_Commission_on_Drug_Policy_Press_Conference

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Could marijuana help treat painkiller and heroin addiction?

By: The Associated Press   The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates, who are pushing for cannabis as a treatment for the abuse of opioids and illegal narcotics like heroin, as well as an alternative to painkillers.   Full Article:  http://gazette.com/could-marijuana-help-treat-painkiller-and-heroin-addiction/article/feed/341721

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Arkansas AG approves wording of marijuana proposal

The Associated Press , KTHV   Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has approved the wording of a proposal to legalize recreational and medical marijuana, allowing supporters to begin gathering signatures to put the measure on the November ballot. Rutledge on Monday certified the proposed constitutional amendment by Mary Berry that would legalize the cultivation, production, […]

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69-Year Old Says Cannabis Oil is Keeping Him Healthy and Strong Six Years After Mesothelioma Diagnosis

by Alex Strauss+   Malignant mesothelioma, an aggressive malignancy caused almost exclusively by asbestos exposure, is one of the rarest and most deadly cancers. Although scientists around the globe continue to develop and test new methods for diagnosing and combatting it, there is still no cure. When Californian Andy Ashcraft was diagnosed with late stage […]

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Hemp Insulation: The Healthy Alternative for You and Your Home

By Kathy Garton Getty   Every year thousands of Americans add fiberglass batts to interior walls, under floors and above ceilings to become more energy-efficient. However, this recommended material is made up of fibrous glass and has proven to be a potential health risk to occupants. Particles from fiberglass batts that are released into the […]

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Cannabis: A Journey Through the Ages

Bryan Hill   In 1997, a hemp rope dating back to 26,900 BC was found in Czechoslovakia, making it the oldest known object to be associated with cannabis.  Since that time, hemp has played an important role in humanity’s development.  For thousands of years marijuana was not only legal, but an important crop among cultures […]

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DEA approves PTSD marijuana study

Patricia Kime, Military Times   The Drug Enforcement Administration has given its blessing to a study on the effect of medical marijuana on post-traumatic stress disorder, the first randomized, controlled research in the U.S. for PTSD that will use the actual plant instead of oils or synthesized cannabis.   Full Article:  http://www.militarytimes.com/story/veterans/2016/04/21/dea-approves-ptsd-marijuana-study/83356604/

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