November 2014

Portlandia, SP4VP08/Flickr, Gage Skidmore/Flickr Oregon and Alaska are renowned for their pot-smoking libertarians, hippies, and hipsters, but they’re no match for the blazer-and-khaki-clad stoners in the nation’s capital. That’s right. DC’s marijuana legalization measure, Initiative 71, which was predicted to sail through by a 2-1 margin, has officially passed by an even larger margin. Okay, […]

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Industrial Hemp production in Tennessee is one step closer to becoming a reality. Tuesday, farmers and some retailers discussed a licensing and inspection program, which is required before the state can move forward. Farmers are already growing Industrial Hemp in Kentucky. Jeff Davis is growing it on his farm in Christian County, […]

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1 Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1020 Walnut Street, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia 19107, PA, USA 2 Department of Cancer Biology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1020 Walnut Street, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia 19107, PA, USA 3 Department of Physiology, Temple University School of Medicine, 3500 N Broad St, Philadelphia 19140, PA, USA […]

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Health Canada has issued a stern warning to licensed commercial growers across Canada, telling them to revamp their advertising — or else, they might receive a suspension or revocation of their licenses. The problem? Apparently they’re making marijuana look too good. As the CBC is reporting, the Canadian government has set strict limits on how […]

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Portlandia, SP4VP08/Flickr, Gage Skidmore/Flickr Oregon and Alaska are renowned for their pot-smoking libertarians, hippies, and hipsters, but they’re no match for the blazer-and-khaki-clad stoners in the nation’s capital. That’s right. DC’s marijuana legalization measure, Initiative 71, which was predicted to sail through by a 2-1 margin, has officially passed by an even larger margin. Okay, […]

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Industrial Hemp production in Tennessee is one step closer to becoming a reality. Tuesday, farmers and some retailers discussed a licensing and inspection program, which is required before the state can move forward. Farmers are already growing Industrial Hemp in Kentucky. Jeff Davis is growing it on his farm in Christian County, […]

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1 Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1020 Walnut Street, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia 19107, PA, USA 2 Department of Cancer Biology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1020 Walnut Street, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia 19107, PA, USA 3 Department of Physiology, Temple University School of Medicine, 3500 N Broad St, Philadelphia 19140, PA, USA […]

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A bill introduced in Congress would allow Department of Veterans Affairs doctors to recommend medical marijuana for their patients. The Veterans Equal Access Act. Introduced Thursday by Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) and Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) with 10 bipartisan cosponsors, would lift a ban on VA doctors giving opinions or recommendations about medical marijuana to veterans […]

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Portlandia, SP4VP08/Flickr, Gage Skidmore/Flickr Oregon and Alaska are renowned for their pot-smoking libertarians, hippies, and hipsters, but they’re no match for the blazer-and-khaki-clad stoners in the nation’s capital. That’s right. DC’s marijuana legalization measure, Initiative 71, which was predicted to sail through by a 2-1 margin, has officially passed by an even larger margin. Okay, […]

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Industrial Hemp production in Tennessee is one step closer to becoming a reality. Tuesday, farmers and some retailers discussed a licensing and inspection program, which is required before the state can move forward. Farmers are already growing Industrial Hemp in Kentucky. Jeff Davis is growing it on his farm in Christian County, […]

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The use of phytocannabinoids, or marijuana, in medicine is an ancient practice, with records dating as early as 5,000 B.C. Since then, the use of marijuana has experienced a sordid history, moving in and out of popularity with conventional medical practices. Marijuana still doesn’t feel medicinal in part because it is still commonly used and […]

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Roll it, pack it, bake it, vape it… when it comes to marijuana, the options are (almost) endless—and so are the myths that surround it. As the conversation of legalization gains momentum, we continue to see the same theories trotted out. Though we’re neither pro nor con when it comes to cannabis, we do want to sort […]

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Mayor Ed Murray’s office outlined its plan for the medical-marijuana industry this afternoon. The plan calls for licensing of recreational and medical-marijuana businesses and creates regulations for medical-marijuana providers. The mayor’s plan would establish a regulatory system for medical similar to that of the state’s recreational system in that it sets standards for testing, packaging […]

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