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Jamaica – Development of Marijuana Industry Urgent says Minister of Finance and Public Service

By Alecia Smith-Edwards   Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, says Jamaica must move with urgency to develop a medical marijuana industry. He pointed out that exploiting the benefits of marijuana is “not about smoking a spliff” or “walking around with two ounces of the weed.” “This is about building an […]

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Washington marijuana sales surpass $1Billion

Ryan Simms , KREM   Marijuana sales in Washington continue to rise nearly two years after recreational marijuana became legal in the state. Sales just passed $1 billion in May and retailers do not expect sales to slow down. “It’s about a revolution,” Salesman Devon Swanson said. “It’s about taking it to that next level.” […]

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Former NHL Player Says Marijuana Saved His Life

James McClure   When former NHL enforcer Larry DePalma retired from professional hockey in 1997, he faced a gruelling off-ice battle with addiction, depression and suicidal thoughts after suffering numerous traumatic brain injuries as a player. He says that using marijuana medicinally not only treated his symptoms but saved his life. “These concussions ruin people’s […]

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From weed-smoking baby boomers to cannabis-treated patients, senior citizens have become the new market for medical marijuana

By Vittorio Hernandez Activist Ray Turmel holds a bag of medical marijuana while he smokes a marijuana cigarette, as he calls for the total legalization of marijuana, outside the building where the federal election Munk Debate on Canada’s Foreign Policy is being held in Toronto, Canada, September 28, 2015. Reuters/Mark Blinch   To those who […]

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Uber for Stoners: Marijuana-Friendly Ride Loopr Launches

BY LINDSEY BARTLETT Who needs Uber when there’s the cannabis-friendly Loopr? Photo courtesy of Loopr Going out for a night on the town but pretty sure you’re going to be partaking in cannabis? Loopr to the rescue. The “mobile cannabis lounge” is a marijuana-friendly concept bus ride, similar to The Hopper, that’s like a shiny new Uber for stoners. Loopr revved […]

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First hemp house in Texas!

By Brianna Gallegos   MARFA – A unique house is being built in Marfa but it’s not constructed with bricks and mortar, instead it’s made of hemp. The byproduct of the same species of plant as marijuana. Yoseff Ben-Yehuda fell in love with the southwest feel in Marfa after he arrived in Marfa from New […]

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Hemp takes off in South Korea

byRobert Arnason The demand for hempseed in South Korea is thought to be driven by fears of contaminated fish following a nuclear power plant accident in Japan five years ago. Safety concerns have prompted consumers to seek alternative sources of protein. | File photo A strange product appeared on a home shopping channel in South […]

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Emotional debate ends with Louisiana House’s approval of medical marijuana bill

BY TYLER BRIDGES| TBRIDGES@THEADVOCATE.COM Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING — Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks, right, gestures while talking with Rep. Helena Moreno, D-New Orleans, right, while working the House floor Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the State Capitol in Baton Rouge. His medical Senate Bill 271 on medical marijuana was on the House agenda […]

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Sri Lanka – Government plans to cultivate cannabis for export

  Ministry of Health has taken steps to cultivate cannabis for export. The Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne has revealed that Sri Lanka has received a proposal from Western countries to export cannabis for the production of Ayurvedic medicine. He said it is planned to be implemented. The Health Minister said that they planned to […]

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Nimbin cannabis to feature in latest Alien film

By Darren Coyne Cannabis plants from Nimbin will be onboard the spaceship in the latest Alien movie. Cannabis plants from the Nimbin area are set to be featured in the latest Alien film being directed by Ridley Scott. The plants, which have been delivered to Fox Studios in Sydney, are to be used as props […]

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