April 2014

D-Kuru/WikimediaThough you can purchase hemp foods and products in America, growing hemp—the non-psychoactive cousin of marijuana—has been illegal here for decades. But as part of this year’s farm bill, Congress approved the growing of hemp by universities and state agriculture departments, for research purposes, in states that permit it.  It’s a small step, but it’s something. […]

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TORONTO, ONTARIO, Apr 30, 2014 (Marketwired by way of COMTEX) — Vida Cannabis Corp. (“Vida Cannabis”) is happy to announce the appointment of Pritesh Kumar because the Firm’s Chief Cannabinoid Research Scientist in addition to Quality Assurance Supervisor of its wholly owned subsidiary, Vida Cannabis (Canada) Ltd. (“Vida Canada”). Pritesh Kumar, M.S. Pharmacology, is a […]

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CBS Minnesota (con’t) Affordable Care Act Updates: CBSMinnesota.com/ACA Health News Information: CBSMinnesota.com/Health ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – A big step forward for medical marijuana was taken at the State Capitol on Friday. A powerful Senate committee overwhelmingly approved a medical marijuana bill, resurrecting its chances this session. Kathy Engstrom and her 16-year-old son, Nolan, went to the Capitol […]

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Researchers at the University of California San Franciso’s Benioff Children’s Hospital will be the first in an international study to test whether purified cannabinoid – yes, the stuff in marijuana – will treat severe forms of childhood epilepsy for those who do not react to traditional drugs. The study started a month ago as doctors […]

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CBS Minnesota (con’t) Affordable Care Act Updates: CBSMinnesota.com/ACA Health News Information: CBSMinnesota.com/Health ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – A big step forward for medical marijuana was taken at the State Capitol on Friday. A powerful Senate committee overwhelmingly approved a medical marijuana bill, resurrecting its chances this session. Kathy Engstrom and her 16-year-old son, Nolan, went to the Capitol […]

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Hemp once had a history of industrial use in the country. A proposed new bill would make New York one of the first states to legalize industrial hemp production. Hemp of course is often associated with marijuana, but Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo says that is a stigma that should go away. Assemblywoman Lupardo is a co-sponsor […]

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