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Making houses out of mushrooms

By Golda Arthur Buildings made from natural resources are challenging conventions in design   Much of the construction industry depends on fossil fuels, creating a big carbon footprint. As pressure mounts to make construction “greener”, experts have started to design houses out of hemp and straw, and bricks made of mushrooms.   Full Article: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-28712940

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Dr. Oz: 5 simple steps to boost happiness and diet plan to prevent depression

Samantha Chang Screengrab from Fox TV   Dr. Oz said hemp seeds are effective for relieving anxiety and depression. They’re also a natural appetite suppressant that have been shown to aid weight loss.   Full Article: http://www.examiner.com/article/dr-oz-reveals-simple-happiness-boosters-and-mood-enhancing-diet

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National CBD-Only Law Proposed: Is Charlotte’s Web Choking out Legalization?

Ladybud Admin    Republican Scott Perry from Pennsylvania introduced a bill into the United States House of Representatives at the end of July that could, if passed, legalize certain low-THC strains of cannabis. That’s right folks, in case you hadn’t heard yet, there’s now a federal CBD-only law in the works. It’s called the  Charlotte’s Web Medical […]

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Hot buzz: Fancy a ‘legal’ cannabis infused fizzy drink?

ANI  London A US company has launched cannabis carbonated drinks, which are set to go on sale just two months after cannabis was declared legal in the Washington. ‘Legal’, which is designed by Mirth Provisions, contains 10 milligrams of locally grown cannabis extract, the Daily Star reported. Full Article: http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/legal-cannabis-infused-fizzy-drink-mirth-provisions-marijuana/1/379825.html Read more at: http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/legal-cannabis-infused-fizzy-drink-mirth-provisions-marijuana/1/379825.html

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Stop the NFL’s War on Weed

By Kavitha A. Davidson   When the Baltimore Ravens face the Cleveland Browns in Week Three of the football season, Ray Rice will be on the field. Josh Gordon will not. Welcome to “integrity” and “values,” brought to you by the National Football League. The NFL upheld Gordon’s yearlong suspension today for violating its substance-abuse policy after testing […]

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WeedHire: The job search app for the legal pot biz

By Jose Pagliery   NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Looking for a job in the legal marijuana industry? There’s an app for that. WeedHire in a new app that connects pot labs, dispensaries and even government regulators to potential employees. The Android app debuted this week, and the startup says an iPhone app is now under review […]

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Want to really treat ALS? Legalize pot

By Andrew Gargano   A number of studies have shown that cannabis functions in many ways that are beneficial to those with ALS, from serving as an analgesic to acting as a soothing muscle relaxant. Cannabis also functions as a saliva reducer, and so it has the ability to reduce symptoms of uncontrollable drooling that is common among those with […]

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Nurse practitioners to prescribe medical marijuana

Marnie MacLean   PORTLAND, Maine (NECN) — Starting next a week, a whole new group of medical providers will be able to prescribe pot to their patients in Maine. As of August 1, nurse practitioners will be added to the list along with doctors. Call it Pot 101 – an education class for nurse practitioners in […]

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Ending Medical Marijuana Prohibition Could Prevent Thousands of Prescription Drug Overdoses

By Max Cherney   An end to the prohibition of medical marijuana in the US might prevent tens of thousands of deaths every year from prescription drug overdoses, new research suggests. In states that have decriminalized medical weed, an average of 25 percent fewer people are dying from overdoses of opioid analgesics each year compared to […]

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Medical Marijuana Job Fair – Las Vegas – August 30-31


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