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People in grass houses: Hempcrete is the ultimate green building material

By Jenny McGrath   In the Founding Fathers’ day, hemp was used to make rope and “unsightly” (according to Thomas Jefferson) clothing. It could now return to its roots as something used for work instead of play, if James Savage of Green Built has his way. He wants to start making buildings out of hempcrete. […]

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First Church Of Cannabis Files RFRA Lawsuit

By BRANDON SMITH First Church of Cannabis attorney Mark Small says Indiana’s laws prohibiting marijuana possession and use prevent church members from fully practicing their religion, even if the church itself is new.   Indiana’s highly publicized First Church of Cannabis is going to court, hoping to stop the state from enforcing marijuana laws when […]

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Waiting to Die in Prison—for Selling a Couple of Bags of Pot

—By Bryan Schatz Justin Renteria   It’s just after 9 p.m. near the corner of Fourth and Marshall, a poor part of Shreveport, Louisiana. A homeless man approaches a guy on the street and asks him what he’s looking for. That guy, an undercover cop, says he wants “two dimes” and promises a $5 commission. […]

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Meet the Newest Subscription Box: Potbox

by Noel Diem   The box comes as the United States relaxes legislation. If you are a fan of receiving your snacks (Graze) or your make-up (Ipsy) from a monthly box service, there is something new on the market that you might want to consider: Pot Box! As part of the program, this monthly subscription […]

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New California law allows organ transplants for medical marijuana users

By Oscar Pascual   Gov. Jerry Brown is putting an end to hospitals discriminating against cannabis users. The Democratic governor signed a plethora of bills on Monday, including AB258, which prevents doctors and hospitals from denying organ transplants to people who use medical marijuana, the Associated Press reports.   Full Article: http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2015/07/06/new-california-law-allows-organ-transplants-for-medical-marijuana-users/  

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Got PMS? Soon your doctor might write a Rx for weed

  by Taryn Hillin   Centuries ago, women used to rely on cannabis to combat everything from cramps to swollen breasts—but can these remedies be applied today? As more states move to legalize marijuana, more people are beginning to think creatively about how pot can improve our everyday lives. And while the drug’s potential to […]

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Denver activists campaign to allow cannabis consumption in bars

Associated Press in Denver   A campaign is under way to ask Denver voters about allowing marijuana consumption in bars and other places that only allow people over 21. Activists who campaigned for recreational pot legalisation in Colorado have launched a petition drive to allow what they call “limited social marijuana consumption” at bars. The […]

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Preaching the miracles of hemp

VIRGINIA WINDER Sam Scannell Greg Flavall says the inner woody core of hemp makes great mulch, especially between vegetables like this broccoli.     “Russell has another use for the woody material. “I have been doing trials and research into using it as a bio-filter to take smells out of the air.” His cousin has […]

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Get Your Greens: Farm-To-Table Marijuana

Laura Brodbeck , Benzinga Staff Writer   In the U.S., there has been a recent push among consumers for all natural, locally grown, healthy foods and beverages. The trend has boosted small businesses and forced name brands to change up their marketing tactics, but now that idea of fresh, local produce is making its way […]

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Which Comes Next To Texas: Legal Weed Or Legal Gambling?

By Cory   In five years, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to drive to Arlington, pick up some weed, blow some dough at the casino and get married to your same-sex partner. And a hell of a night that’ll be, for sure.   Full Article: http://centraltrack.com/Culture/7289/Legalize-It/Which-Comes-Next-To-Texas-Legal-Weed-Or-Legal-Gambling

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