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BY MEGAN CAHN   We’ve all heard of the powers of pot when smoked or baked into a tasty treat, but cannabis can also have a great effect in a non-mind-altering way. Hemp oil, made from pressing the seeds of the plant, is fast becoming a player in the beauty world. Full Article: http://www.elle.com/beauty/makeup-skin-care/hemp-beauty-products#slide-1  

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To grow cheap marijuana, Italy calls in the army

STEVE SCHERER, REUTERS Marijuana plants are pictured in Los Angeles, Calif., in this July 11, 2014 file photo. (REUTERS/David McNew/Files)   ROVIGO, Italy – Italy legalized marijuana for medical use last year, but the high cost of buying legal pot in a pharmacy meant few people signed up. Now, the government has found a solution: […]

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The Value Of Hemp

Keisha Hill, Gleaner Writer   Hemp is a commonly used term for high-growing varieties of the cannabis plant and its products, which include fibre, oil, and seed. Hemp and marijuana are both varieties or subspecies of theCannabis sativa plant. Marijuana is simply considered to have a higher tetrahydrocannabinol or THC and cannibinoid content. Cannabinoids are […]

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How to Give Yourself a Cannabis Facial

VICTORIA HOFF   If you, like us, appreciate a good mind-blowing fact, then here’s a humdinger: Did you know that THC—the main psychoactive ingredient found in marijuana—is actually an antioxidant? It’s also an anti-inflammatory (though, given weed’s reputation to dull pain, that might seem more obvious). What this also means is that the cannabis plant has […]

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What’s happening with weed on Native American reservations? (Video)

 By FUSION LIVE @FusionLiveTV  and RYAN NERZ @thisisfusion   While covering marijuana culture in Washington state, Fusion’s cannabis correspondent Ryan Nerz decided to investigate a topic he’d been curious about for a while: What’s happening with weed on Native American Reservations? There’s not much info about it on the interwebs. And yet, many Americans assume the trademark Native […]

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Henry Rollins Shares 10 Things You Don’t Know About Marijuana (unless you’ve read The Emperor Wears No Clothes by Jack Herer)

by Oscar Pascual in Lifestyle, television   Punk rock icon Henry Rollins sheds light on little-known historical facts in his History Channel show, 10 Things You Don’t Know About. This week’s episode tackles the facts behind marijuana. Rollins explores gems such as the origins of the word “marijuana” and the industrial roots of hemp production, […]

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Marijuana Use Is Associated With Increased Survival In Brain Injury Patients

By Paul Armentano   Traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients with a history of cannabis use possess increased survival rates compared to non-users, according data published this month in the scientific journal The American Surgeon. UCLA Medical Center investigators conducted a three-year retrospective review of brain trauma patients. Data from 446 separate cases of similarly injured […]

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GW’s shares slump after NHS rejects cannabis drug over cost

A PIONEERING cannabis drug developed by British firm GW Pharmaceuticals for treating spasticity in multiple sclerosis has been rejected as not cost-effective.       Full Article: http://www.cityam.com/1412816336/gw-s-shares-slump-after-nhs-rejects-cannabis-drug-over-cost

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Interstellar, Man: Carl Sagan’s Newly Released Pot Papers Reveal A Cosmos

David Downs Iconic astronomer/author Carl Sagan — muzzled by the Feds in life, preaches legalization from beyond this pale blue dot. (image via Marijuana.com) Carl Sagan would have loved 2014: commercial space vehicles, an exploding list of exoplanets, and legal weed — gloriously legal weed. MarijuanaMajority.com founder Tom Angell spent a few days this summer […]

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Marijuana in a Muslim land: Looking to Morocco as it considers medical pot

By Paul Schemm and Smail Bellaoualli, Associated Press   Kettama, Morocco – In the rugged Rif mountains, Abdelkhalek Benabdallah strode among towering marijuana plants, checking the buds for the telltale spots of white that indicate they are ready for harvest. Much of the crop had been picked and left to dry on the roofs of […]

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