September 2017

Some cancers love bone. They thrive in its nutrient-rich environment while gnawing away at the very substrate that sustains them, all the while releasing inflammatory substances that cause pain — pain so severe that opioids often are prescribed to allay the agony. But opioids recently have been denounced for their addictive nature. This summer, the […]

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Medical marijuana became legal in Ohio in in 2016. Rules for applying for cultivator licenses were completed in May. The remainder of the rules — for processing, testing and dispensing, are all due by Labor Day 2018. In the meantime, local communities may decide if they want to allow the cultivation, processing, testing and dispensing […]

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By BLAKE NICHOLSONAssociated Press BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Seven companies with experience in other states have expressed interest in testing medical marijuana in North Dakota, which is setting up a system for the drug approved by voters last year. The response pleases state officials who were concerned about how much interest there would be among […]

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Last week, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker appointed an anti-marijuana legalization politician to the state’s new Cannabis Control Commission. Even though it was an odd choice, some believed it wouldn’t be a big problem since Baker couldn’t appoint anyone else to the Commission, and it’s possible that more marijuana-friendly appointees would be selected in the future. Well, that […]

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BOSTON — A former business executive who opposed the legalization of recreational marijuana was tapped Thursday to head the Cannabis Control Commission, a new state agency responsible for regulating pot in Massachusetts. The appointment of Steven Hoffman was announced by state Treasurer Deb Goldberg, who under law was tasked with selecting the person who would […]

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EASTHAMPTON — The Planning Board will pick up on two longstanding discussions when it meets again on Tuesday. A proposal to zone for “seasonal cottages” has proven controversial, with neighbors to the former Touchstone Farm on East Street protesting that that they don’t want such a facility in their neighborhood. Supporters have said Easthampton lacks temporary […]

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If you’re familiar with weed, you’ve probably heard that cannabis contains cannabinoids. These chemicals are a big part of what makes the cannabis plant so unique. But weed isn’t the only plant that produces them. Here are some of the most well-known plants other than cannabis that are high in healing cannabinoids.  A Quick Intro […]

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Is using cannabis a religious right? Eddy Lepp just spent eight-and-a-half years in federal prison for growing colossal amounts of marijuana — more than 40,000 plants, to be exact, believed to be the largest medical cannabis planting in history, planted within plain sight of anyone driving down Highway 20 in Lake County. His defense — […]

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