How to distinguish industrial hemp (the first plant) (This is the first of three posts about the Industrial Hemp Farming Act Bill sponsored by Texas congressman and Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul.) For nearly four decades, industrial hemp advocates have extolled the virtues of hemp (cannabis sativa, variety sativa), a plant whose cultivation is still […]

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BISMARCK, N.D. — Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul praised hemp as an alternative crop and said a free-market approach would protect the nation’s environment Monday during North Dakota campaign stops that drew hundreds of cheering supporters. North Dakota, which is holding Republican presidential caucuses March 6, is one of 13 states with a caucus or […]

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Cannabinoid receptors have great therapeutic potential and are important targets in drug discovery. As part of a broader project whose long-term goal is the determination of the basis for the actions of cannabinoids at the molecular level, this research project focuses on increasing the knowledge of the newly discovered third cannabinoid receptor, GPR55, through computer […]

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How to distinguish industrial hemp (the first plant) (This is the first of three posts about the Industrial Hemp Farming Act Bill sponsored by Texas congressman and Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul.) For nearly four decades, industrial hemp advocates have extolled the virtues of hemp (cannabis sativa, variety sativa), a plant whose cultivation is still […]

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Shorter Kevin Drum: He was afraid someone might say boo and he’d lose the election. Kevin doesn’t say anything about pissing off Big Pharma, but it has to be a factor. Bookmark It …read more at http://susiemadrak.com/2012/02/20/why-obama-changed-his-mind-on-medical-marijuana/

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The Missoulian reports that medical marijuana providers who were raided by the feds last year in Montana are receiving sentences somewhere between what they deserve (not time at all) and what federal law prescribes (five to 40 years in prison). Since compliance with state law is no defense in federal court, their convictions would be pretty […]

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