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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking to help the economy of Ukraine by bolstering imports of its hemp seed.

By Alan Bjerga   Ukranian hemp — a cousin of marijuana — lacks the active ingredient that gives pot smokers a high, and is prized for commercial and industrial applications. Hemp seed can be used in high-protein oils or for making paint and plastics. “We are now involved in trying to figure out ways in […]

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How Will 3D Printers Change Your Life?

Watch video here: http://katiecouric.com/videos/how-will-3d-printers-change-your-life/   Hemp Plastic in 2014 will bring 3D printer filament materials for you as the next generation of manufacturing. Watch www.hempplastic.com next year for updates

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Prisoner Re-entry: Ex-Convicts Need More Than Clemency

Bailey Hirschburg   There has been a lot of talk recently about prison crowding and clemency. We are past the point of debating if our country has a prison problem. The facts that we imprison one in 100 of our citizens, and that the “land of the free” is home to 5% of the world population and 25% […]

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Marijuana Legalization Measures Will Drive Voters, Poll Finds

By Annie Linskey   Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg   A majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana and would be motivated to vote if a measure to do so is on the ballot, according to a George Washington University Battleground poll released today. The survey of 1,000 likely voters found 73 percent support allowing marijuana for […]

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Missouri “Medical Marijuana Refugee” Explains Why She Had to Leave the Show-Me State

By Ray Downs via Youtube   When Jacqueline Patterson took her first toke of marijuana at the age of fourteen, she experienced what it was like to be without pain for the first time in her life. It’s also why she eventually had to leave Missouri. Patterson was born with cerebral palsy. The muscles on the […]

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Should Missouri Legalize Marijuana?

Allison Blood Photo: KMOX   Is it time Missouri legalized marijuana? That was the topic a panel of five experts discussed Monday night at Harris Stowe St. University. At the public forum, members from the ACLU, police, and pro-pot groups, among others, gathered to talk about what Missouri should do, while other states are legalizing […]

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Cannabis Makes My Son Feel ‘Normal’: Cooper’s Bowling Trip

Rebecca Brown   Every Friday in March, all the special needs kids in our local school district go bowling. It’s a special event for the kids, and they all really look forward to it. But my son has never been able to participate until today. Cooper is 16, and his life has been difficult. When […]

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Marijuana Medicine’s Near-Miraculous Healing Powers Require the Whole Plant—Not Just One Oil Extract

AlterNet / By Martin A. Lee Photo Credit: Yarygin / Shutterstock.com   Ever since marijuana was banned by the federal government in the 1930s, proponents of prohibition have insisted that cannabis must remain illegal to protect America’s children. “Protecting the children” continues to be the calculated cornerstone of anti-marijuana propaganda, the cynical centerpiece of the war on drugs. […]

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Update on 80-year-old Stan Rutner’s cancer cannabis cure while in hospice

by: Paul Fassa   On November 18, 2013, an article reporting an amazing cannabis cure on a Californian approaching 80 years of age was published. The older gentleman’s name is Stan Rutner. It was an amazing story because of Stan’s condition. The chemo and radiation were killing him and not doing much for his lung and […]

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Marijuana Spa Products You Can Make at Home

By Kristin Colella   NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Marijuana isn’t just good for getting a high — it also boasts medicinal benefits that make it great for your skin, too. “Topical cannabis preparations are not a new way to use cannabis, but rather a very old herbal medicine practice that originates in Asia and the Middle […]

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