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Peace and love still blossom among the ashes of Nimbin

Susan Chenery theguardian.com Elspeth Jones and Michael Balderstone, partners in the destroyed Nimbin Museum. ‘Maybe we can get a normal museum now.’ Photograph: Susan Chenery   The facades are faded now, but no less optimistic. The murals of the rainbow serpent dreaming and marijuana bliss, gleefully painted across the shops in the main street of Nimbin […]

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NJ Weedman’s Passing the Joint: There is a reefer revolution going on. Where are the weed smoking celebrities?

By NJ Weedman, For The Trentonian Photo illustration from NJWeedman.com    During my 30+ years of smoking marijuana, I’ve often said: If I were rich, I’d invest in marijuana-legalization efforts. Many celebrities have likely said it too, but when they get rich and find themselves above the law, they forget. But while they get great […]

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Oklahoma Governor Announces Support For ‘Medicinal’ Marijuana Oil Usage (CBD only – she needs to wise up to the benefits of the whole plant)

NewsOn6.com – email   Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has announced she will ask lawmakers to work with her in the next legislative session to support legalization of medicinal cannabidiol oil (CBD) on a limited, medically supervised, trial-only basis, according to a news release.   Full Article: http://www.newson6.com/story/26269561/oklahoma-governor-announces-support-for-medical-marijuana

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Far Out! Hemp Could Power Better Super-Batteries

  Industrial hemp, the non-psychoactive cousin of marijuana, can play a role in manufacturing super-powerful supercapacitors for energy storage at a cost that’s far cheaper than graphene, researchers report. The hemp-based technology took center stage Tuesday at the American Chemical Society’s national meeting in San Francisco. A team led by David Mitlin, an engineering professor at Clarkson University, […]

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Seattle City Attorney: Anyone Who’s Gotten A Ticket For Marijuana Should Fight It

By Mary Beth Quirk (sonyaseattle) After the Seattle Police Department announced at the end of July that a police officer had been reassigned and was under investigation for issuing 88% of the city’s marijuana citations, the city attorney is telling anyone who got a ticket to contest it. Even if residents cited for various marijuana violations — […]

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Willie Nelson to AARP – A toke a day keeps the doctor away

AARP The Magazine   “I’ll probably take a couple of hits before or after the show tonight. It relaxes me, and the medicinal form of pot can cure everything from stress to cancer. It’s a shame that it was thrown in with the other hard drugs. Now that the legalization has proven successful in Colorado […]

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Epileptic girl makes dramatic recovery, family pushes for pot oil research

By Susan McIver The two-year-old Summerland, B.C., girl whose family is feeding her illegal cannabis oil has had a dramatic improvement in her seizure disorder. Kyla Williams’ family says in the past five months the oil given to the girl has greatly reduced the hundreds of seizures she was suffering from daily. “We were astonished and […]

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Hemp is the new health superfood on the block

Ishi Khosla    The value of hemp seeds lies in their exceptionally high levels (30 per cent) quality of protein, second to soybean. Interestingly, unlike soybean, hemp seeds do not contain phytic acid (an anti-nutrient that prevents us from absorbing essential minerals like iron). The protein quality is high with all essential amino acids. Globulin […]

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Saint Louis Marijuana Billboard Posted

  By John Payne Thanks to a generous contribution from Ted McCluskey of Saint Louis BigBalls Kickball, motorists entering the Saint Louis area from the west are now greeted by a sign pointing out the waste of the 20,000 cannabis arrests in Missouri every year. The sign is located on I-64/U.S. 40 a half mile southeast […]

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NJWeedman’s Passing the Joint: New Jersey’s marijuana activist goes mainstream

By NJWeedman, For The Trentonian Head shot of Ed Forchion, aka NJWeedman    Over 1.7 million people have read my material on my website, NJweedman.com. But now I’m mainstream – a columnist for The Trentonian. I expect there to be some amount of consternation and criticism directed at me and the editors of The Trentonian […]

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