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Cannabis Anatomy: the Parts of the Plant

  The cannabis plant is comprised of several structures, many of which we can find on any ordinary flowering species. Cannabis grows on long skinny stems with its large, iconic fan leaves extending out from areas called nodes. Cannabis really starts to stand out in her flowers where unique and intricate formations occur.   Full Article: http://www.leafly.com/(F(E949861E842DF319FBDC1944B7EBF9CEC61AD5C8B6691E937F8E1FE0DBCFFF336FB177EF6A928FBBB0234B69984516018ABE354A607532BCEC5DC6DFAEEDF38D79AF286181A50C503902F4CDF7239D9A565545EF5338ABA62FA26FF20E4EDED9DE71CF2E40269D899E53F43B))/knowledge-center/cannabis-101/cannabis-anatomy-the-parts-of-the-plant

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Thousands sign petition for Texas teen who may face life in prison for pot brownies

Corinne Ton That, CTVNews.ca    More than 100,000 people have signed an online petition for a Texas teen who faces between five years to life in prison for allegedly making and selling marijuana brownies, demanding that his charges be reduced. Jacob Lavoro, 19, was arrested in April after police found 1.5 pounds of brownies in his Round […]

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On pot, lawmakers get the giggles

By Peter Sullivan   Marijuana has gone from punching bag to punch line on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers increasingly cracking jokes about the drug. In the past month, a Republican committee chairman has held up a fake joint in a hearing, a Democratic senator has teased a colleague about smoking hemp and the director of the […]

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Oklahoma Initiative Drive To Legalize Medical Marijuana Underway

Posted by Johnny Green   The organization Oklahomans for Health officially launched its petition drive to legalize medical cannabis last week with a press conference held by Senator Constance Johnson, a longtime supporter of legalizing medical cannabis. Advocates will be required to collect roughly 155,000 valid signatures in order for the initiative to qualify for this November’s ballot. Full Article: http://www.theweedblog.com/oklahoma-initiative-drive-to-legalize-medical-marijuana-underway/

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New Colorado Law Establishes State-run Marijuana Banking Co-ops

Posted by: : Paul Ebeling   Friday, Colorado’s governor signed into law a measure to create the nation’s 1st state-run Marijuana financial cooperative, potentially giving newly legalized Cannabis vendors access to banking services through the US Federal Reserve system. The bill signed by Governor John Hickenlooper permits the creation of so-called “Cannabis Co-ops” similar to credit unions […]

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First Recreational Cannabis Retail Outlet in Washington State to Open July 1st

Washington State’s first-ever legal recreational cannabis outlet will open on July 1st in Spokane. Sean Green, owner of Kouchlock Productions (a company which currently operates a medical cannabis dispensary in Shoreline and Spokane), was the first person to receive a license to produce and process recreational cannabis, which he began in March. An individual named Scott O’Neil will […]

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Mexican President Suggests Possible Marijuana Legalization

By Reuters   Mexico and the United States cannot pursue diverging policies on marijuana legalization, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto was quoted as saying on Sunday, hinting he may be open to following the lead taken by some U.S. states in relaxing marijuana laws.   Full Article: http://www.thedailychronic.net/2014/33245/mexican-president-suggests-possible-marijuana-legalization/  

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Cannabis Research Saves NASA Astronaut’s Spaceflight Risks

Added by Daniel J. Gomez   There are infinite reasons why NASA has sustained interest in mining the Heliosphere for discoveries and benefits for humanity to bring back to Earth, perhaps even unfolding the secrets to sustaining life for as long as possible. The International Space Station (ISS) is an unprecedented human achievement, the orbiting laboratory provides a unique microgravity […]

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Pot for pets? Cannabis now helping dogs and cats

Herb Weisbaum | @TheConsumerman Source: Kelly Conway Kelly Conway says cannabis didn’t cure Georgia, her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, but she’s no longer in pain. Georgia, a 5-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, is a medical marijuana patient. Kelly Conway, Georgia’s owner, takes some heat when she tells friends about the unorthodox treatment. “People will say they […]

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This Guy Wants to Be Berlin’s First Weed Van Man

By Matern Boeselager    The purchase of marijuana is generally prohibited in Germany, the exception being Berlin’s Görlitzer Park, which has long been an oasis for weed consumers and served as a shining example of the capital’s rather lenient drug policy. Throughout the years, the residents of the traditionally left-wing Kreuzberg neighbourhood have co-existed in a […]

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