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The best cannabis posts from around the web

September 22, 2014
09/22/2014
Poll Shows a Record 65 Percent of Washington, D.C. Voters Support Ballot Initiative 71

Poll Shows a Record 65 Percent of Washington, D.C. Voters Support Ballot Initiative 71

The Huffington Post reported that voters seem ready to make marijuana legal in the nation’s capital, according to a new poll that puts support for Initiative 71 at 65 percent. On...
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September 22, 2014
09/22/2014
Healing Recipes: Alzheimer’s Disease – Kale and Pineapple Smoothie

Healing Recipes: Alzheimer’s Disease – Kale and Pineapple Smoothie

While there is no known cure, preliminary research has shown that the THC compound may have potential for slowing or even halting the progression of Alzheimer’s. This...
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September 22, 2014
09/22/2014
Poll: Younger Voters Say Marijuana Is Less Destructive Than Alcohol

Poll: Younger Voters Say Marijuana Is Less Destructive Than Alcohol

Younger voters overwhelmingly agree that marijuana is less damaging than alcohol, according to the findings of a Rare.us/Gravis Marketing poll released yesterday. Among those voters age 18 to 40, 47...
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September 22, 2014
09/22/2014
Australian Prime Minister Backs Legalization of Medical Cannabis

Australian Prime Minister Backs Legalization of Medical Cannabis

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has thrown his support behind the legalization of cannabis for medical purposes. “I have no problem with the medical use of cannabis, just...
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September 19, 2014
09/19/2014
Marijuana Money Boosts Washington’s Budget

Marijuana Money Boosts Washington’s Budget

Washington tax coffers could get a $25 million boost by next July and nearly $200 million by mid-2017 from legal marijuana, state economists estimate. The estimates for...
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September 19, 2014
09/19/2014
US House Votes on Marijuana-Related Welfare Issue

US House Votes on Marijuana-Related Welfare Issue

Late Tuesday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 4137, the Preserving Welfare for Needs Not Weed Act, by voice vote. Sponsored by Rep. David Reichert (R-WA), the bill would...
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September 19, 2014
09/19/2014
Man Throws Drug-Filled Football Over State Prison Fence

Man Throws Drug-Filled Football Over State Prison Fence

Christen Deon-Sterling Moore’s decision to throw a drug-filled football over a state prison fence resulted in a prison sentence of 17 to 60 months on two counts...
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September 19, 2014
09/19/2014
Realm of Caring Announces Charlotte’s Web to Be Shipped to All 50 US States

Realm of Caring Announces Charlotte’s Web to Be Shipped to All 50 US States

Families on Realm of Caring’s out-of-state wait list received emails this week that Charlotte’s Web Hemp Oil™ will now be available for shipping to all 50 states....
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September 19, 2014
09/19/2014
Sen. Krueger Supports Prospect of Legal Marijuana in New York in 2015

Sen. Krueger Supports Prospect of Legal Marijuana in New York in 2015

According to the Huffington Post, the state of New York may see the regulation and taxation of marijuana for legal recreational use as early as 2015. State...
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September 19, 2014
09/19/2014
Nearly 10% of Americans Go to Work High on Weed

Nearly 10% of Americans Go to Work High on Weed

Puff, puff, pass the paperwork. About 9.74% of Americans have gone to work under the influence of marijuana, according to a survey conducted by SurveyMonkey for Mashable....
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September 18, 2014
09/18/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.09.17)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.09.17)

Our first-ever medical marijuana update with no news from California. But there are things going in places that are not the usual suspects–a sign of changing times,...
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September 18, 2014
09/18/2014
New Type of Vaporizer Developed for Hospitals

New Type of Vaporizer Developed for Hospitals

An Israeli start-up has developed a new type of vaporizing device, which they believe will give more doctors the confidence to prescribe marijuana. The Syqe Inhaler is...
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September 18, 2014
09/18/2014
Rally for Medical Marijuana Bill Held at Pennsylvania Capitol

Rally for Medical Marijuana Bill Held at Pennsylvania Capitol

Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the Capitol from their summer recess Monday, while medical marijuana supporters rallied for Senate Bill 1182, or the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis...
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September 18, 2014
09/18/2014
No Welfare for Weed Bill Passes House of Representatives

No Welfare for Weed Bill Passes House of Representatives

The so-called “no welfare for weed bill,” which would block pot shops from accepting welfare debit cards, passed the House of Representatives Tuesday. The Preserving Welfare for...
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September 18, 2014
09/18/2014
Marijuana Caregivers Escape Colorado Crackdown

Marijuana Caregivers Escape Colorado Crackdown

Confronted with a room full of teary parents with sick children, Colorado health authorities on Tuesday changed course on a plan to limit marijuana caregivers to 10...
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September 17, 2014
09/17/2014
Grease Pot Parody: Steve Berke-Style

Grease Pot Parody: Steve Berke-Style

Adding to his ever-growing series of pro-cannabis law reform song parody videos, as well as in support of his home state’s current efforts to pass a medical cannabis...
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September 17, 2014
09/17/2014
5 Differences Between Hemp and Marijuana

5 Differences Between Hemp and Marijuana

Hemp and marijuana are two popular names for the cannabis plant. The word cannabis often brings to mind images of a burning joint or a bong filling...
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September 17, 2014
09/17/2014
NFL May Ease Marijuana Policy. Barely.

NFL May Ease Marijuana Policy. Barely.

On any given Sunday in the NFL, winners and losers can be hard to predict, as every fan and athlete knows. Now medical cannabis advocates are tasting...
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September 17, 2014
09/17/2014
Terpene Profile: Myrcene

Terpene Profile: Myrcene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of myrcene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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September 17, 2014
09/17/2014
New York Could Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2015

New York Could Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2015

The state of New York could legalize marijuana for recreational use as early as 2015. State Sen. Liz Krueger (D) will reintroduce the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation...
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