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Marijuana penalty reduction introduced to Albuquerque Council

  One of the most controversial topics brought up at City Hall since the summer break has been the legalization of marijuana. Councilor Rey Garduno believes pot penalties should be reduced. Garduno told the media outside the council’s chambers Monday that if people arrested on marijuana charges have less than 1 ounce of marijuana on […]

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These growers know marijuana inside and out

BY JORDAN SCHRADER   The marijuana being sold legally at Washington’s new retail stores is the product of a loving but strict upbringing. By and large, it comes from plants that sprouted, grew and flowered under bright lights in climate-controlled rooms, every aspect of their cultivation tightly managed. Count Toni Reita out of all that. […]

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Italian team builds better bioplastics

Richard Jansen   “The new materials have a different combination of stiffness and stretchiness compared to both existing bioplastics and traditional plastics. They can also inherit the properties of the original plant, meaning parsley plastic could have antioxidant properties, or cinnamon plastic could be antibacterial.”   Full Article: http://www.tcetoday.com/latest%20news/2014/august/italian-team-builds-better-bioplastics.aspx

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Our view: Let’s legalize hemp

Editorial   Hemp is not marijuana. It looks like marijuana. It’s related to marijuana. But it’s not marijuana. You can’t get high off of it. But someday, maybe, you could get rich off of it. Well, OK, maybe not rich. But there might be some money to be made in a plant fiber so useful […]

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The Marijuana Retirement: How My Parents Became Late-Life Pot Moguls

By Anonymous   At some point in the middle of my 70-year-old mom’s bong rip, as the distinctive schalp schlap schlap sound echoed in the kitchen, it dawned on me that my family life had recently taken a strange turn. Through a haze of pungent smoke I saw not just the woman who raised me, but a late-life […]

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Neil Young Urges Boycott of Non-Organic Cotton

BY MIRIAM COLEMAN   “Young follows the information about cotton agriculture with a few tips on sustainable laundry habits, noting that most of a garment’s environmental impacts come from washing and drying. Among the rumpled-rocker-friendly tips, he suggests line-drying over machine drying, skipping the iron and washing less often. He also notes that hemp is an […]

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Cannabis oil: Raided for helping their son

REPORTER: HELEN KAPALOS | PRODUCER: ALEX HODGKINSON Cassie Batten and Rhett Wallace’s home was raided just weeks after revealing on Sunday Night they treated their severely epileptic son with cannabis oil.   The Epping Sex Offences and Child Abuse Investigation team raided the family’s Mernda home and seized all of the three-year-old’s cannabis oil tincture, […]

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Can Juicing Cannabis Change Your Life? 5 Reasons to Juice Cannabis!

  Besides fruits and vegetables, it turns out cannabis can be added to your juicer as well. For those unfamiliar with the juicing phenomenon, the process of making cannabis juice is surprisingly simple. All you really need is a blender/juicer and some raw material.   Full Article & Video: http://www.spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com/can-juicing-cannabis-chage-your-life-5-reasons-to-juice-cannabis/

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“MONSANTO GO AWAY” Anthem – Performed by HUMAN – Occupy Maui

As part of a week of action against Monsanto, musician HUMAN joins Occupy Maui in solidarity to sing their new anthem. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4GaT-Otv9U

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Kentucky’s hemp crops flourish

By Mark Vanderhoff University of Kentucky researcher David Williams is studying which hemp varieties are best suited for growing in Kentucky. Mark Vanderhoff WLKY   It took a legal fight just to get the seeds in the ground, but two months later, Kentucky’s first legal hemp crops in decades are flourishing. The hemp plants have grown from […]

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