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Hemp finding new customers as a source of alternative protein

by Ed White   It’s a good time to be an alternative protein. A reputation for being “overall wholesome” is also helping hemp products find a hungry market, a consumer market analyst told the Canadian Hemp Trade Association annual convention Nov. 18. “We are seeing an increasing number of consumers who are looking for an […]

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Bill introduced to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana in Virginia

BY FRANK GREEN Richmond Times-Dispatch A bill that would decriminalize the possession of an ounce or less of marijuana has been introduced by state Sen. Adam P. Ebbin, D-Alexandria, for the coming General Assembly session. The effort comes on the heels of legalization in two other states. Ebbin said there have been unsuccessful bills introduced […]

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Australia – Medical marijuana bill before Senate

Cannabis as illustrated in Köhler’s book of medicinal plants from 1897 www.caliban.mpiz-koeln.mpg.de/koehler Senators from across the political divide have endorsed a bill to set up a regulator to oversee the farming and production of marijuana for medical use. Legislation was introduced to the Senate on Thursday to establish a Regulator for Medical Cannabis and create […]

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Patients Seek To Add Their Conditions To Medical Marijuana List

by Christine Stuart Hertz Nazaire – CHRISTINE STUART PHOTO   Hertz Nazaire, 41, lives with sickle cell disease and while he says he’s never tried marijuana to ease his chronic pain, he hates the narcotics he because they make him dizzy and nauseous. He said he would like medical marijuana to be an option. “The pain […]

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New bill would allow the VA to recommend medical marijuana for patients

By Emily Wax-Thibodeaux – The Washington Post     WASHINGTON — Arguing that medical marijuana may help wounded warriors with anxiety and stress disorders to “survive and thrive,” Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., and Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., have introduced legislation that would allow Department of Veterans Affairs’ doctors to recommend the drug for some patients. The […]

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In Chile, mothers give epileptic kids covertly grown marijuana

    SANTIAGO, CHILE – Paulina Bobadilla was beyond desperate. The drugs no longer stopped her daughter’s epileptic seizures and the little girl had become so numb to pain, she would tear off her own fingernails and leave her small fingers bleeding. Bobadilla was driving on a mountain road with Javiera, intent on ending it […]

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Calculating the Enormous Potential of the Hemp Industry

SAM BECKER Sean Gallup/Getty Images   “The crop right now is sellable,” Colorado hemp farmer Jim Denny told NPR reporters earlier this year. “I’ve already had people contact me on my website saying, ‘We know you’re growing stuff and we want to buy it from you already.’ And we haven’t even put it in the ground.” […]

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Dr. Oz Show Nov. 24: Natural Immunity Booster and Energy Reboot

Hemp Seeds contain both protein and fiber. Oz says using these during the day by sprinkling them on fruit or adding them to a smoothie will keep your energy levels up all day long. Oz warns that the nutrients in Hemp are lost when they are heated so it is important to eat them “raw.” […]

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Merry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers

By KRISTEN WYATT   From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a piece of the holiday shopping dollar. Dispensaries in many states have been offering holiday specials for medical customers for years — but this first season of open-to-all-adults […]

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City Zoning Panel Approves Six Chicago Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Jon Graef Photo Credit: Laughing Squid   On Friday, the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals Panel was set to decide on 13 applications for licenses to “establish a medical cannabis dispensary.” [If you’ll recall, there was fervent demand for applications for such dispensary licenses back in September.] The Chicago Tribune reports that, of the 13 […]

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