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N.J. Senate panel approves job protection for medical marijuana patients

By Susan K. Livio | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Margie Diaz, dispensary manager places jars of cannibas on display at Breakwater Treatment and Wellness in Cranbury. The center is a new a state licensed medical marijuana dispensary and growing facility located. Thursday, October, 15, 2015 (Patti Sapone | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) New […]

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Pittsburgh decriminalizes pot possession

By Chris Potter / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pittsburgh City Council is ending its 2015 legislative session on a high note, having voted Monday morning to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana within city limits. Council voted 7-2 in favor of a bill, sponsored by Councilman Daniel Lavelle, that allows police to levy a fine […]

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Mexican cardinal says church doesn’t oppose medicinal pot, disagrees with president

Fox News Latino   Cardinal Norberto Rivera, the Catholic Church’s top authority in Mexico, said he has no problem with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. The cardinal said Sunday that the church has never had a problem recommending the use of “all elements from nature that can be used to help improve health.” […]

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I’m a “Real Housewives” fanatic and I’m so glad to see Yolanda Foster is trying cannabis oil for her lyme disease!

Mary Jane   Yolanda Foster has tried just about everything to find a cure for lyme disease. She has traveled the world to find a cure for her struggles, but she hasn’t found something that has put her on the path of healing. Foster has become the face of lyme disease and she’s using The […]

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Moroccan Opposition Party, PAM, Wants Public Agency to Sell Cannabis

  Rabat – Morocco’s Authenticity and Modernity Party (PAM) called for the establishment of a public agency for the sale of cannabis. Leaders of the PAM at the House of Councilors introduced a bill to create a “national agency for the culture of cannabis,” according to Yabiladi news website. The agency should be in charge […]

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The Indian Hemp Industry Wants You to Take it Seriously

Divyani Rattanpal   Hemp equals hippie. Does it not? Only bearded dudes talk about all things leafy. But this inquiry is purely from an environmental perspective. With carbon being pronounced a dirty word after the Paris Summit, the hemp industry in India and elsewhere is asking to be taken seriously as a producer of environmentally […]

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Feds Want Nebraska, Oklahoma To Quit Harshing Colorado’s Mellow

Cristian Farias MARK WILSON VIA GETTY IMAGES   The federal government has asked the Supreme Court to stay out of a controversial lawsuit the states of Nebraska and Oklahoma filed last year challenging the constitutionality of Colorado’s legalization of marijuana. In court papers filed Wednesday, U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli urged the justices to throw out the […]

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Hempcrete – about an eighth of the weight of traditional concrete – extremely fireproof – provides insulation – cuts down on pests – useful in areas where flooding is a problem due to its resistance to mold – doesn’t rely on petrochemicals – comes from a renewable source

Laura Brodbeck , Benzinga Staff Writer The House That Pot Built: Using Hemp For Construction As marijuana slowly gains mainstream approval across the US, some entrepreneurs are looking to the plant for other uses. Hemp is a non-psychoactive variety of cannabis which can be used to make things like wax, paper, clothing and in this […]

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Palm Beach County Commissioners have voted to decriminalize marijuana

Jason Hackett   With a 4 to 1 vote Tuesday, Palm Beach County followed in the footsteps of cities like West Palm Beach and Miami Beach and decriminalized pot. “We have to understand that we cannot legislate and lock up everybody for everything they do,” commissioner Priscilla Taylor said at Tuesday’s commission meeting. Commissioner Steven […]

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More Than 75% Of High School Heroin Users Started With Prescription Opioids

CJ Arlotta “Teens are commonly taught that marijuana is as dangerous as heroin and then when they’re exposed to marijuana they may develop a distrust regarding all other drug information,” he said. “Teens are generally only taught how drugs are bad and there is little focus on why some people use.” Full Article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/cjarlotta/2015/12/07/more-than-75-of-high-school-heroin-users-started-with-prescription-opioids/

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