After several months of kids going to hospital for smoking “incense” the General Assembly and Governor have passed emergency legislation (in effect immediately) outlawing it: § 18.2-248.1:1. Penalties for possession, sale, gift, or distribution of or possession with intent to sell, give, or distribute synthetic cannabinoids; manufacturing. A. For the purposes of this title, synthetic […]

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With the coming era of aging, the incidence of Alzheimer’s Disease(AD) develops increasingly which has been the focus of the whole society. The learning and memory is one of the high-level functions of the brain, which is one of the hot topics in the area of neuroscience. Learning and memory has a close relationship with […]

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SEATTLE — The governors of Washington state and Rhode Island have filed a petition with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration that would allow doctors to legally prescribe marijuana as a medical treatment. Christine Gregoire of Washington and Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island are asking for the DEA to reclassify marijuana as a schedule 2 drug […]

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As Copenhagen’s City officials wait for Danish Parliament to vote on a measure completely legalizing marijuana consumption and cultivation, a committee has been established to investigate the best way to legalize the drug.  Currently, a strong black market entirely controlled by criminal gangs generates 1.5 Billion Kroner a year hawking marijuana.  The city believes that […]

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Here is a website that serves as a platform to communicate Legalize Industrial Hemp. Deadline is December 15th. It’s more important to spread the idea than winning the competition. …read more at http://www.marijuana.com/legalization-decriminalization/185428-eco-competition-promoting-industrial-hemp-idea.html

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Four of Vancouver’s last five former mayors called this week for end of marijuana prohibition, saying anti-pot policies have failed to reduce marijuana’s availability and that prohibition has fueled violence in British Columbia communities. Thursday evening, current Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson joined his predecessors, adding his voice to the call. [image:1 align:left caption:true]In an open […]

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Industrial Hemp – Reduce Co2 Emissions Support Sustainable Agriculture December 1, 2011 by Simha In this video, filmed on July 28, 2011, Congressman Peter Welch of Vermont was “cornered” into answering some of his constituents. They ask why he had not yet supported the federal resolution H.R. 1831: The Industrial Farming Bill, when Vermont had already passed Hemp farming legislation […]

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Physicians who encounter myocardial infarction in teenagers should consider the possibility that the teens may have ingested K2, a form of synthetic cannabinoid, researchers said. “Although chest pain is a common presenting complaint of teenagers seen in emergency departments, chest pain from cardiac causes remains exceedingly rare,” Colin Kane, MD, a pediatric cardiologist at the […]

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