Today, Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) introduced federal legislation that requires the federal government to respect state laws allowing the growing of industrial hemp. H.R. 525, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2013, amends the Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marijuana. Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) is a co-sponsor of the […]

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RESULTS: Anandamide, 12.5 ng/paw, 25 ng/paw, and 50 ng/paw elicited a local peripheral antinociceptive effect that was antagonized by CB1 cannabinoid receptor antagonist AM251, 20 µg/paw, 40 µg/paw, and 80 µg/paw, but not by CB2 cannabinoid receptor antagonist AM630, 100 µg/paw. PEA, 5 µg/paw, 10 µg/paw, and 20 µg/paw, elicited a local peripheral antinociceptive effect […]

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Ask President Obama and Congress to Support U.S. Hemp Farming We just received notice that two hemp-related resolutions, HCR3 and HR6, will be heard by the Hawaii House Committee on Consumer Protection and Commerce at 3:55 p.m. tomorrow. These resolutions urge Congress and the President to restate that the intent of the Controlled Substances Act […]

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RESULTS: Anandamide, 12.5 ng/paw, 25 ng/paw, and 50 ng/paw elicited a local peripheral antinociceptive effect that was antagonized by CB1 cannabinoid receptor antagonist AM251, 20 µg/paw, 40 µg/paw, and 80 µg/paw, but not by CB2 cannabinoid receptor antagonist AM630, 100 µg/paw. PEA, 5 µg/paw, 10 µg/paw, and 20 µg/paw, elicited a local peripheral antinociceptive effect […]

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RESULTS: Anandamide, 12.5 ng/paw, 25 ng/paw, and 50 ng/paw elicited a local peripheral antinociceptive effect that was antagonized by CB1 cannabinoid receptor antagonist AM251, 20 µg/paw, 40 µg/paw, and 80 µg/paw, but not by CB2 cannabinoid receptor antagonist AM630, 100 µg/paw. PEA, 5 µg/paw, 10 µg/paw, and 20 µg/paw, elicited a local peripheral antinociceptive effect […]

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Related story: Efforts to change marijuana laws gaining momentum in Congress The state Supreme Court this week will hear arguments about whether cities can use zoning laws to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. The high court will begin hearing oral arguments today from attorneys representing Riverside and attorneys for Inland Empire Patient’s Health and Wellness Center, […]

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* Bills would regulate marijuana, impose federal tax -lawmakers * Effort follows legalization in Washington state, Colorado By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) – U.S. states would be free to decide whether to legalize marijuana without running afoul of federal law but would require purchasers to pay federal taxes on its sale under legislation […]

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  As The RP (Jonathan Miller) and Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer debate industrial hemp legalization with state law enforcement officials on Kentucky Tonight, join in the online debate on Twitter. Your tweets will be posted LIVE below, and whenever possible, the panelists will respond to them, either on air, or afterwards online.   Some Guidelines: […]

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It’s one of the most cliché side effects of indulging in a bowl or a blunt: the seemingly insatiable hunger that accompanies a good high. The phenomenon dubbed for decades as “the munchies” is one that has permeated throughout our culture so much that even people who have never experienced the process at least know […]

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Heartbroken and desperate, an Oregon family has turned to medical marijuana to help manage their son’s self-destructive rages. They say the treatment, which has sparked controversy, has helped their child, described as “severely autistic,” like nothing else has. According to KPTV, 11-year-old Alex Echols suffers from tuberous sclerosis — a rare genetic disorder that causes […]

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