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The best cannabis posts from around the web

December 18, 2014
12/18/2014
What Does Drying Buds Do to Terpenes?

What Does Drying Buds Do to Terpenes?

Over at the University of Mississippi, they’ve been doing research on cannabis since 1968. One such study they submitted in 1995, The Volatile Oil Composition of Fresh...
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December 18, 2014
12/18/2014
Raids May Continue Under New Federal Spending Bill

Raids May Continue Under New Federal Spending Bill

Adding to the already considerable confusion in the mainstream media over the effects of cannabis-related provisions in the federal 2014 “cromnibus” spending bill which passed by an...
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December 17, 2014
12/17/2014
Teen Marijuana Use Falls as More States Legalize

Teen Marijuana Use Falls as More States Legalize

Teen alcohol and drug use — including marijuana use — was down across the board in 2014. That’s the big take-home from the 2014 Monitoring the Future study...
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December 17, 2014
12/17/2014
Uruguay Opens Its First Marijuana Fair

Uruguay Opens Its First Marijuana Fair

Uruguay’s first marijuana fair, dubbed “Expocannabis” has opened in Montevideo, a year after the growing and sale of the drug was legalized in this country. The legalization...
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December 16, 2014
12/16/2014
Popular Decriminalization Bill Filed in Texas

Popular Decriminalization Bill Filed in Texas

Responding to popular demand in the Lone Star State, Texas State Representative Joe Moody (D–El Paso) has introduced a bill that would reduce state penalties for possession...
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December 16, 2014
12/16/2014
Marijuana Growers Sprout on Wall Street as Pot Goes Public

Marijuana Growers Sprout on Wall Street as Pot Goes Public

Terra Tech Corp., based in Irvine, California, won approval last week from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to raise $6.8 million to build and operate medical...
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December 15, 2014
12/15/2014
Healing Recipes: Cancer – Carrot, Ginger, Beet Juice

Healing Recipes: Cancer – Carrot, Ginger, Beet Juice

Cannabis has proven to have many healing benefits for those battling cancer. This recipe combines medicinal cannabis and foods recommended for combating cancer to create a powerful...
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December 15, 2014
12/15/2014
Congress Passes Historic Medical Marijuana Protections in Spending Bill

Congress Passes Historic Medical Marijuana Protections in Spending Bill

Congress dealt a historic blow to the United States’ decades-long war on drugs Saturday with the passage of the federal spending bill, which contains protections for medical...
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December 12, 2014
12/12/2014
White House to Congress: Stay Out of D.C.’s Marijuana Laws

White House to Congress: Stay Out of D.C.’s Marijuana Laws

The White House scolded Congress Thursday for meddling with the District of Columbia’s recent vote to legalize marijuana, saying federal lawmakers shouldn’t “interfere” in the matter. Within...
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December 12, 2014
12/12/2014
Native Americans Granted Legalization of Marijuana on Reservation Lands

Native Americans Granted Legalization of Marijuana on Reservation Lands

In a memorandum released Thursday, the Justice Department announced it will instruct all U.S. attorneys to NOT prevent Native American tribes from cultivating or selling marijuana on...
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December 11, 2014
12/11/2014
Pot Has Gone Postal: The Risk of Mailing Marijuana

Pot Has Gone Postal: The Risk of Mailing Marijuana

In the mass chaos of the legalization movement, some cannabis users have upgraded the ordinary driving delivery system and instead have taken to sending their product in...
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December 11, 2014
12/11/2014
Congress to Block Marijuana Legalization in DC

Congress to Block Marijuana Legalization in DC

The Republican-led US House is using a crucial spending bill in an effort to block marijuana legalization in Washington, DC. The appropriations bill was posted online late Tuesday with...
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December 10, 2014
12/10/2014
Woman Arrested After Christmas Tree Turns Out to Be Giant Pot Plant

Woman Arrested After Christmas Tree Turns Out to Be Giant Pot Plant

50-year-old Angelica Navarro Pereira was reportedly busted by Chilean police last week after they discovered her Christmas tree was really just a six-and-a-half foot pot plant surrounded...
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December 10, 2014
12/10/2014
BOOK REVIEW: Beyond Buds, by Ed Rosenthal With David Downs

BOOK REVIEW: Beyond Buds, by Ed Rosenthal With David Downs

Beyond Buds could not have come out at a better time. Consumers in every corner of the country are curious to learn about, and to try, the...
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December 9, 2014
12/09/2014
SF Conference Sets Tone for Future Cannabis Industry

SF Conference Sets Tone for Future Cannabis Industry

When cannabis entrepreneurs and activists convene at the next International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) February 15 and 16 at San Francisco’s Hyatt Regency hotel, at stake will...
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December 9, 2014
12/09/2014
Colorado OKs Marijuana Credit Union

Colorado OKs Marijuana Credit Union

Colorado’s marijuana businesses have a cash flow problem: Too much cash is flowing in and they’ve nowhere to put it. Most banks refuse to work with marijuana...
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December 8, 2014
12/08/2014
A New Cure for Marijuana Addiction

A New Cure for Marijuana Addiction

Although there is no significant evidence to prove that marijuana addiction is any more real than Santa Claus or democracy, a group of scientific minds out of...
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December 5, 2014
12/05/2014
Traffic Report: No Increase in Drugged Driving

Traffic Report: No Increase in Drugged Driving

Claims that more drivers are operating vehicles under the influence of marijuana and other controlled substances are unsupported by federal data, according to the conclusions of a...
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December 4, 2014
12/04/2014
‘The Marijuana Show’: A ‘Shark Tank’ for Ganjapreneurs

‘The Marijuana Show’: A ‘Shark Tank’ for Ganjapreneurs

Lights, camera, cannabis? A pair of marijuana-minded media and entertainment professionals are embracing that very concept. No, they’re not backing a new Cheech and Chong movie. Instead, they’re...
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December 4, 2014
12/04/2014
Uruguay Marijuana Secure: Tabare Vazquez Wins Office

Uruguay Marijuana Secure: Tabare Vazquez Wins Office

Tabare Vazquez’s victory in Uruguay’s presidential election is a show of support for the leftist coalition that has governed the country for the past decade and allows...
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