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The best cannabis posts from around the web

January 29, 2015
01/29/2015
Vermont Lawmakers Consider Legalizing Marijuana

Vermont Lawmakers Consider Legalizing Marijuana

National momentum appears to be shifting toward marijuana legalization, and observers say Vermont or Rhode Island could be the next states to legalize. “It’s pretty easy to give...
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January 29, 2015
01/29/2015
IRS Prepares to Audit, Raid Dispensaries

IRS Prepares to Audit, Raid Dispensaries

A byzantine legal memo of potentially disastrous implications has been released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), articulating a new theory of the tax code which could...
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January 28, 2015
01/28/2015
Doctors Call on DEA to Reschedule Marijuana for Medical Research Purposes

Doctors Call on DEA to Reschedule Marijuana for Medical Research Purposes

The American Academy of Pediatrics is requesting that the Drug Enforcement Administration reclassify marijuana as a less harmful substance in order to facilitate research of the substance...
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January 28, 2015
01/28/2015
Colorado Hotels Are Charging Tourists for Smoking Cannabis

Colorado Hotels Are Charging Tourists for Smoking Cannabis

State law prohibits the consumption of cannabis in public, so where does this leave tourists to consume their legal cannabis? You guessed it, hotels. Despite an 8.3 %...
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January 27, 2015
01/27/2015
Legal Marijuana Is the Fastest-Growing Industry in the U.S.: Report

Legal Marijuana Is the Fastest-Growing Industry in the U.S.: Report

Legal marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the United States and if the trend toward legalization spreads to all 50 states, marijuana could become larger than the...
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January 27, 2015
01/27/2015
Indica, Sativa, Ruderalis – Did We Get It All Wrong?

Indica, Sativa, Ruderalis – Did We Get It All Wrong?

It seems Richard Evans Schultes, the man who created the original taxonomy for cannabis in the 1970s, misidentified a C. afghanica plant as a C. indica plant....
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January 26, 2015
01/26/2015
Healing Recipes: Epilepsy – Broccoli Cheddar Casserole

Healing Recipes: Epilepsy – Broccoli Cheddar Casserole

While no single special diet is prescribed for epileptic patients, those with epilepsy are advised to followed a well balanced and nutritious diet full of all the...
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January 26, 2015
01/26/2015
Vitamin Weed? How Small, Daily Doses of Cannabis Could Unlock Optimum Health

Vitamin Weed? How Small, Daily Doses of Cannabis Could Unlock Optimum Health

So cannabinoid deficiency is real, meaning some people actually need to ingest cannabis to feel healthy. Although marijuana is not technically a vitamin, there could be enormous...
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January 23, 2015
01/23/2015
Girl, 9, Takes Medical Marijuana Fight to Texas Capitol

Girl, 9, Takes Medical Marijuana Fight to Texas Capitol

With the help of a “Team Alexis” Facebook page and branded merchandise to fund the effort, Alexis, who is fighting a life and death battle against epilepsy, has taken...
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January 22, 2015
01/22/2015
European Activism: The Medical Cannabis Bike Tour

European Activism: The Medical Cannabis Bike Tour

The Medical Cannabis Bike Tour is a non-profit organization riding to change the way marijuana is perceived in Europe. In November, it handed over 100,000 Euros to...
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January 21, 2015
01/21/2015
An Update on Alabama’s “Carly’s Law”

An Update on Alabama’s “Carly’s Law”

During its 2014 session, the Alabama Legislature passed a law authorizing a state-sponsored study of the efficacy of CBD in treating seizure disorders. Advocates of medicinal cannabis in...
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January 21, 2015
01/21/2015
How to Build a Geothermal Subterranean Greenhouse

How to Build a Geothermal Subterranean Greenhouse

A subterranean greenhouse is a great way to have continuous temperature and relative humidity levels throughout the whole year in your garden space. Native to Bolivia, the...
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January 20, 2015
01/20/2015
Why Pot Affects Everyone Differently

Why Pot Affects Everyone Differently

A study from 2013, conducted by researchers from Melbourne to Barcelona, figured that different genes affect the influence of cannabis on the brain, and while performing all...
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January 20, 2015
01/20/2015
New Policy Greatly Restricts Federal Asset Forfeiture Program

New Policy Greatly Restricts Federal Asset Forfeiture Program

Attorney General Eric Holder announced a new policy, effective immediately, that will greatly restrict the ability of state and local police forces to use federal law to...
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January 16, 2015
01/16/2015
Pot-Based Sex Spray for Women Hitting Colorado Shelves

Pot-Based Sex Spray for Women Hitting Colorado Shelves

A new pot spray promising to help women have better sex will hit the shelves in Colorado next week. Foria, which contains marijuana extract, claims the relaxing...
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January 16, 2015
01/16/2015
Roadside Drug Test for Cocaine and Cannabis Given Go-Ahead in UK

Roadside Drug Test for Cocaine and Cannabis Given Go-Ahead in UK

Police officers will be able to test drivers for drugs on the roadside for the first time after the Home Office approved the first mobile testing device....
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January 15, 2015
01/15/2015
Brazil Approves Marijuana Derivative for Medical Treatment

Brazil Approves Marijuana Derivative for Medical Treatment

Brazil on Wednesday for the first time approved the use of a marijuana derivative to treat people suffering from epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and schizophrenia among other disorders. Directors of...
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January 14, 2015
01/14/2015
Legalize Cannabis: I’m Sick of Watching Patients Starve

Legalize Cannabis: I’m Sick of Watching Patients Starve

I’ve worked in the healthcare industry for the past 17 years, specializing in emergency, rehabilitation and end of life care at facilities ranging from large universities to...
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January 13, 2015
01/13/2015
DC Defies Congress, Moves Forward With Plans to Legalize Weed

DC Defies Congress, Moves Forward With Plans to Legalize Weed

Despite the recent congressional tantrum intended to stop the reform of marijuana laws in Washington DC, District lawmakers have given Capitol Hill the proverbial middle finger by...
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January 13, 2015
01/13/2015
Losing Marijuana Business, Mexican Cartels Push Heroin and Meth

Losing Marijuana Business, Mexican Cartels Push Heroin and Meth

The amount of cannabis seized by U.S. federal, state and local officers along the Mexican border has fallen 37 percent since 2011, a period during which American marijuana...
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