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Medical Marijuana leads to fewer overdoses | The Johns Hopkins Newsletter

By SUNNY CAI   While binging on Twinkies, picking up daddies at the playground and drinking up all your money may not constitute constructive life decisions, Tove Lo might be on to something in her 2014 single “Stay High,” in which she documents her experiences of, well, getting high. Although remaining under the influence of […]

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Italian army to grow medical marijuana

  Rome – The Italian army is aiming high with its latest weapon on the medical front: marijuana. The ministers of defence and health signed a deal on Thursday for a joint project to produce cannabis derivative drugs for pain relief.   Full Article: http://www.news24.com/World/News/Italian-army-to-grow-medical-marijuana-20140918

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Why You Will Soon Be Building Your Home With Hempcrete

by Mark Hay Building with Hempcrete. Photo by Steven Craven   As state after state slowly moves towards marijuana legalization, it seems like everyone is trying to cash in on the pot-farming boom. But legalization opens the door to a world of innovation and entrepreneurship that’s a lot wider than new, inventive ways to get […]

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Medical Marijuana Grower To Showcase ‘Wicked Wicking System’ For Growing Plants, Produce Amid California Drought

  MARIN COUNTY (CBS SF) — A medical marijuana entrepreneur is promoting his method of developing thriving cannabis gardens amid California’s drought as a way to radically cut water waste. In a press release cited by East Bay Express, George Bianchini says his ‘ultra water-conserving garden’ uses a wicking method that dates back to the […]

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Henderson, Nevada medical pot dispensary fights site denial

By ARNOLD M. KNIGHTLY LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL   A medical marijuana dispensary applicant in Henderson will have to seek relief from the City Council to open in its chosen location in what is one of the first-known zoning appeals in the new industry. The Planning Commission on Thursday unanimously affirmed the denial of site suitability for […]

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Voice of Reason – An Interview with Carl Hart

BY HANNAH WEDERQUIST-KELLER   Carl Hart has been called a “truth teller,” and the title could not be more fitting. As associate professor of psychology and psychiatry at Columbia, Hart studies the effects of psychoactive drug use on human subjects, aiming to debunk the myths about these substances that often create more chaos than the […]

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How to make cannabis oil – article from 168 years ago

  Extractum Cannabis.-Take of the dried flowering tops, rejecting the steins, any quantity; rectified spirit, a sufficiency; boil the tops in the spirit until all the resin is dissolved out ; distil off the spirit with the heat of a vapour bath, so as to obtain an extract of a proper consistence. Dose : Ten […]

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How the ‘Priceline of Pot’ Is Bringing Comparison Shopping to the Marijuana Boom

  Let’s say you happen to live in a state where pot (medical or recreational) is legal. Chances are you’ve noticed that dispensary prices vary widely, or you’ve suspected there’s a better deal on the other side of town. Wikileaf’s reverse-auction model makes it easy to comparison shop. Cannabis consumers select what kind of weed […]

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Hemp seeds cure tuberculosis – forbidden medicine

by: Paul Fassa   In 1955 the Tuberculosis Nutrition Study in Czechoslovakia declared that hemp seed was the only food that could cure tuberculosis. After 30 years of research, they discovered that a high protein diet was necessary for successfully treating TB. The edestin protein found in hemp seed is considered to be the closest […]

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Legalized Medical Marijuana: Could It Cure the Epidemic of Painkiller Overdoses?

By Motley Fool     America in 2014 faces an epidemic of drug overdoses. But it’s not heroin, crack cocaine, or methamphetamines that’s killing us. It’s opioid pain relievers. But new research just published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association       (JAMA ) suggests that recent moves to legalize the […]

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