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Marijuana Industry to Create 200,000 Jobs in 2015, Generate $21 Billion By 2020

BY BARRY BARD Pictured: Washingtonians celebrating the state’s first day of legal marijuana sales on June 8, 2014   Every day, legal marijuana businesses continue to hire and employ more and more job-seekers who continue to target America’s fastest growing industry. And as more states continue to join the legalization bandwagon (Alaska, Oregon, and Washington D.C.), more jobs and […]

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The Beauty of Hemp Seed Oil

Sonja Renea   Hemp seed oil has been referenced to as nature’s perfect food due to its balanced concentrations of omega fatty acids. The human body needs these omega fatty acids for many functions, from building healthy cells to maintaining brain and nerve function. Our bodies can’t produce them. The only source is food. What Is Hemp […]

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Illinois expands medical marijuana to kids

KSDK-TV   The state of Illinois will expand its medical marijuana program to children starting January 1st. Tuesday, officials posted emergency rules explaining how kids will be covered under the new law.   Full Article: http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/local/illinois/2014/12/23/ill-kids-can-apply-for-medical-marijuana-in-2015/20846143/

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Activists to protest pot lawsuit at office of Oklahoma attorney general

By Ricardo Baca, The Cannabist Staff   Marijuana legalization activists in Oklahoma are rallying the troops and organizing a protest of the state’s pot lawsuit against Colorado. “Attorney General Scott Pruitt is suing Colorado for their marijuana laws,” the activists wrote on the Facebook invite to the rally. “This is a waste of tax payer […]

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Marijuana Possession Now Decriminalized In US Virgin Islands

By Paul Armentano   Legislation decriminalizing the possession of one ounce or less of cannabis in the United States Virgin Islands became law this weekend. On Friday, Senate lawmakers voted to override Gov. John P. DeJongh’s line-item veto of the decriminalization provision, which had been included in territory’s 2015 fiscal year budget.   Full Article: […]

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Concentrates Protected Under Medical Marijuana Law, California Court Rules

By Thomas H. Clarke |  The Daily Chronic   Marijuana concentrates are protected under California’s 1996 medical marijuana law, a state appellate court ruled last week. In a unanimous decision, a three-justice panel of the 3rd District Court of Appeal reversed a ruling issued previously by El Dorado Superior Court Judge James R. Wagoner that a medical marijuana […]

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Legal weed can improve community health

Jim Maas   First, the good news. It looks like the majority of our population is finally getting a grip on the reality of the failed war-on-drugs disaster and is ready to move on. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical cannabis, a natural, herbal remedy, and several more are working on […]

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Uruguay authorizes 1,200 marijuana growers

Agencia EFE One year after the cultivation and sale of marijuana became legal in Uruguay, the small South American country of 3.3 million people has 1,200 registered cannabis growers, the head of the National Drugs Board, Julio Calzada, said Monday.   Full Article: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/141222/uruguay-authorizes-1200-marijuana-growers

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RIP Joe Cocker: A Legend Once Thrown Out of Australia for Smoking Weed

BY BARRY BARD   Joe Cocker has passed away at the age of 70 after succumbing to a long battle with lung cancer. Known for his rendition of The Beatles’ “With a Little Help From My Friends” and one of the best recording artists of our time, Cocker’s legend will live on through his music. From […]

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