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Indiana – Pot at the State Fair?

Posted by David Hoppe COURTESY OF VOTEHEMP.COM   State legislators didn’t just write in an allowance for beer and wine at the State Fair during their most recent session. They also passed Indiana Senate Bill 357, legalizing the production of industrial hemp. Hemp, of course, is marijuana, albeit with an inconsequential ration of THC. Hemp is […]

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WATCH: Biologist explains how marijuana drives tumor cells to ‘suicide’

By Arturo Garcia A December 2013 video that has been picking up attention in medical marijuana advocacy circles points out the benefits of the drug’s active ingredient in cancer treatments.   Full Article: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/03/20/watch-biologist-explains-how-marijuana-drives-tumor-cells-to-suicide/

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Medical marijuana means big business in unexpected places

Spencer Lubitz   Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) – The decision to allow dispensaries and growth facilities in Clark County is creating a new marijuana industry, expected to bring in new jobs and money across the valley. The creation of this new trade category is expected to have a positive ripple effect on several other established industries, […]

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Group has interest in unionizing cannabis workers

Reported by: Vicki Gonzalez Email: vgonzalez@mynews3.com There are new developments in the push to get medical marijuana dispensaries up and running in Nevada. State regulations got the green light and health officials also heard from the public including the possibility to unionize future Nevada medical marijuana workers. Full Article: http://www.mynews3.com/content/news/story/Group-has-interest-in-unionizing-cannabis-workers/pMnLmeM570Wjrqb0spbT3g.cspx

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Behind the scenes with Doug Benson on the first talk show for celebrity pot smokers – The popular comedian helps bring fellow marijuana enthusiasts out of the closet

By Eric Pfeiffer     Marijuana culture has gone so mainstream it now has its own talk show. And some very famous people are turning up not only to say they smoke pot, but that they’re happy to do it live in front of anyone with an Internet connection. “People shouldn’t feel shame for enjoying marijuana,” […]

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Las Vegas to allow medical marijuana dispensaries

By Conor Shine (contact)   Medical marijuana dispensaries are coming to Las Vegas after the City Council directed staff today to begin drafting final regulations for approval. The decision clears the way for dispensaries, cultivation facilities and other medical marijuana businesses to open within the city’s boundaries once state regulations are finalized later this year.   Full […]

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Texas cannabis activists score 4 major successes for St. Patrick’s Day weekend

By: Stephen Carter Contact Stephen via email at TXCann@gmail.com     There were so many cannabis related activities going on around Texas this weekend and their success added to the mountain of reasons why marijuana will soon be legal in The Lone Star State. Everything happened on Saturday, March 15, keeping this reform train running full […]

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Girl who helped inspire new cannabis oil law dies – she never had a chance to try it

by Meredith Forrest Kulwicki and Todd Tanner   A six-year-old girl who helped inspire one of Utah’s newest laws died Saturday morning. Charlee Nelson sometimes suffered from hundreds of seizures in a single day. The girl’s parents were among those who reached out to law makers for the legalization of cannabis oil in Utah for medical use. The […]

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Family says medical marijuana is helping their 9-month-old

By Rich Newberg   The family says the results have been significant. Joe said, “This is the fourth day. Normally he probably would have had, at the worst case, he probably would have had 400 seizures, and he’s had five. We’ve never really had a true reduction in seizures. And so this is something, this […]

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How Cannabis Can Save Cancer-Stricken Kids: An Introduction to ‘Weed the People,’ by Ricki Lake

By Ricki Lake   When I was a contestant on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” in 2011, an adorable 6-year-old fan reached out to me on social media. She was undergoing chemotherapy and found a comforting escape through watching the show and rooting for me, a total underdog like her.   Full Article: http://movies.yahoo.com/news/how-cannabis-can-save-cancer-striken-kids–an-intro-to–weed-the-people—by-ricki-lake-165741433.html

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