UI Environmental Coalition promotes industrialized hempBY DORA GROTE.dailyiowan. – Local industrial-hemp advocates are pushing to loosen growing regulations of the crop in Iowa because of its economic, environmental, and health benefits. “If we could grow it [in Iowa City], it gives a lot of opportunity for small-business startups,” said UI Environmental Coalition Co-President Chelsea Krist. […]

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“Taking a walk” on medical marijuana Right before the supposed Senate Health Committee hearing on medical marijuana, I ran out of the room to do a quick interview.  When I walked back in the room, the committee was over.  What happened? Well, medical marijuana advocates came armed with a power point and plenty of personal stories […]

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Things just got a little greener in the Garden State. The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services issued a permit to Montclair-based Greenleaf Compassion Center yesterday to begin growing medical marijuana. It’s the first “compassion club” in New Jersey to receive a permit since the state’s medical marijuana law was signed in 2010. […]

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MONTCLAIR, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Get growing. That’s the message the Department of Health and Senior Services is reportedly telling Greenleaf Compassion Center, a medical marijuana center in Montclair. It’s the first time state officials have allowed cannabis to be planted and grown since New Jersey’s medical marijuana law passed more than two years ago. It […]

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[Abstract] Objective To study the effect of the cannabinoid receptor activation by THC on the proliferation and apoptosis of lung cancer A549 cells. Methods The effects of THC on proliferation of A549 cells were measured by using MTT assay,and morphological changes of A549 cells after HE staining were observed under an electron microscopy.Protein expression of […]

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On Monday, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol announced that the Colorado Democratic Party officially endorsed Amendment 64 at its state convention and assembly in Pueblo over the weekend. In a press statement, Cindy Lowery-Graber, chair of the Denver County Democratic Party, said this about the Democratic support of pot legalization: This is a […]

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