October 2014

By Steve Elliott Hemp News A Michigan appeals court ruled on Friday that workers who’ve been fired solely for failing a drug screen because of their legal use of medical marijuana qualify for unemployment benefits, upholding lower court rulings that the state’s medical marijuana law preempts its unemployment law. The three-judge panel found that three […]

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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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CHICAGO (AP) _ Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a law allowing universities and the Illinois Department of Agriculture to study industrial hemp. The Chicago Democrat signed the measure Tuesday creating a pilot program. Industrial hemp is in the same species as marijuana but has a negligible amount of marijuana’s active ingredient. Hemp can be used […]

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In a recent study titled “Effect of Marijuana Use on Outcomes in Traumatic Brain Injury” and published in The American Surgeon, researchers found that patients who had detectable levels of THC in their bodies were less likely than those who did not to die as a result of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The retrospective study examined the data of […]

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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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CHICAGO (AP) _ Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a law allowing universities and the Illinois Department of Agriculture to study industrial hemp. The Chicago Democrat signed the measure Tuesday creating a pilot program. Industrial hemp is in the same species as marijuana but has a negligible amount of marijuana’s active ingredient. Hemp can be used […]

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In a recent study titled “Effect of Marijuana Use on Outcomes in Traumatic Brain Injury” and published in The American Surgeon, researchers found that patients who had detectable levels of THC in their bodies were less likely than those who did not to die as a result of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The retrospective study examined the data of […]

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According to an article in the Siberian Times (Link 1), a mummy frozen in the ice for 2,500 years used medical marijuana to treat her breast cancer. They’re calling her the Ukok Princess, though she might not have been a princess at all, but a shaman. The discovery is bringing new insight into the ancient […]

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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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CHICAGO (AP) _ Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a law allowing universities and the Illinois Department of Agriculture to study industrial hemp. The Chicago Democrat signed the measure Tuesday creating a pilot program. Industrial hemp is in the same species as marijuana but has a negligible amount of marijuana’s active ingredient. Hemp can be used […]

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In a recent study titled “Effect of Marijuana Use on Outcomes in Traumatic Brain Injury” and published in The American Surgeon, researchers found that patients who had detectable levels of THC in their bodies were less likely than those who did not to die as a result of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The retrospective study examined the data of […]

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