August 2014

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David McNew/Getty Images It’s an interesting time to stand on the sidelines and watch marijuana legalization efforts take over the country. Colorado and Washington both jumped the gun and passed initiatives to decriminalize and legalize cannabis by popular vote in 2012, and since then have both opened the first legal marijuana markets in the U.S. […]

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CU completes registration to grow industrial hemp for research By Joshua Lindenstein BOULDER – The University of Colorado this week completed the registration process with the Colorado Department of Agriculture that allows the school to begin growing industrial hemp for research purposes.+ The school will partner with the department of ag and Colorado State University, which completed […]

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Cannabis is considered by many people to be a natural source of stress relief. In fact, an Israeli study published last year validates this claim, suggesting that “cannabinoid system activation could represent a novel approach to the treatment of cognitive deficits that accompany a variety of stress-related neuropsychiatric disorders.” Hoping to expand on these findings, […]

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NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ONT. (WIVB) – Less than an hour from Buffalo, a Canadian company is shaping what could be the future of medical marijuana. Park Lane Farms in Niagara-on-the-Lake operates a 350,000-square-foot greenhouse. President Angus Footman said, “This is the largest legal medical marijuana facility in the world once we expand into the entire facility.” The […]

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David McNew/Getty Images It’s an interesting time to stand on the sidelines and watch marijuana legalization efforts take over the country. Colorado and Washington both jumped the gun and passed initiatives to decriminalize and legalize cannabis by popular vote in 2012, and since then have both opened the first legal marijuana markets in the U.S. […]

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Those supporting industrial hemp production in Kentucky say they are please with the Hemp Pilot Projects including one that is being grown on the Jeff Davis farm near Pembroke. Law enforcement officials from Christian County, Pembroke, Trenton and the Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force joined other industrial hemp supporters for an open house to take a look […]

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Acute kidney injury associated with smoking synthetic cannabinoid. Buser GL et a. Clin Toxicol 2014;52:663-673. Abstract In the summer of 2012, two patients presented to emergency departments in western Oregon complaining of nausea, vomiting and flank pain that started shortly after smoking a synthetic cannabinoid product. Both patients had elevated serum creatinine levels and hypertension. Renal […]

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David McNew/Getty Images It’s an interesting time to stand on the sidelines and watch marijuana legalization efforts take over the country. Colorado and Washington both jumped the gun and passed initiatives to decriminalize and legalize cannabis by popular vote in 2012, and since then have both opened the first legal marijuana markets in the U.S. […]

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CU completes registration to grow industrial hemp for research By Joshua Lindenstein BOULDER – The University of Colorado this week completed the registration process with the Colorado Department of Agriculture that allows the school to begin growing industrial hemp for research purposes.+ The school will partner with the department of ag and Colorado State University, which completed […]

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Acute kidney injury associated with smoking synthetic cannabinoid. Buser GL et a. Clin Toxicol 2014;52:663-673. Abstract In the summer of 2012, two patients presented to emergency departments in western Oregon complaining of nausea, vomiting and flank pain that started shortly after smoking a synthetic cannabinoid product. Both patients had elevated serum creatinine levels and hypertension. Renal […]

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