February 2016

LANSING (WWJ) – A state lawmaker from Detroit wants to make recreational marijuana use legal in Michigan. Senator Coleman Young II has introduced legislation in Lansing that would require dispensaries to be subject to fees, registration and other regulations. Under the proposal, only those 21 and over could smoke legally. The legislation would allow for eligible Michigan residents […]

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Mary’s Medicinals announces the availability of its Good Greens and Whey Protein Cannabinoid-Infused Powder Drink Mixes in Colorado. “As more people begin to understand the health and wellness benefits of cannabis, there is growing demand for easier ways to consume the beneficial components of the plant,” said Nicole Smith, founder CEO, Mary’s Medicinals. “Many patients […]

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Photo via Sisters of the Valley on Instagram Last October, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act into law, requiring local jurisdictions to develop their own marijuana regulations by March 1, 2016, or relinquish authority to the state government. As a result, as many as 19 cities around the state […]

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A county employee (left) joins Rain on the Earth (in red), her nephew Mark Switzee (in black) and her great-nephew Myles Moscato for a historic photo after the family applied for the first ever medical marijuana business permits issued for unincorporated areas of Humboldt County today. [Photo provided by Mark Switzee] From cannabis activists to county supervisors, […]

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After listening to some powerful testimony by lawmakers and members of a national marijuana advocacy group, the Australian Parliament voted on Wednesday in favor of legalizing a nationwide program that will allow cannabis to be grown across the country for medicinal and scientific purposes. According to a report by The Sydney Morning Herald, Senate lawmakers […]

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Illegal in the United States for nearly 80 years, marijuana accounted for 8.2 million arrests nationwide between 2001 and 2010. Despite the decades old federal ban, the country’s attitude toward marijuana has been changing. While only 12% of Americans supported legalizing pot in 1969, 58% of Americans supported an end to marijuana prohibition in 2013. […]

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Some say 1000, some say 25,000, others say over 50,000. The truth is that hemp has thousands of potential applications, especially considering the recent technological innovations. In 2013 Ian Hodder discovered a hemp artifact dating back to 9,000 years ago, a proof that the uses of hemp have an ancient history. Italy, too, has had […]

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Mary’s Medicinals announces the availability of its Good Greens and Whey Protein Cannabinoid-Infused Powder Drink Mixes in Colorado. “As more people begin to understand the health and wellness benefits of cannabis, there is growing demand for easier ways to consume the beneficial components of the plant,” said Nicole Smith, founder CEO, Mary’s Medicinals. “Many patients […]

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