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The best cannabis posts from around the web

July 2, 2015
07/02/2015
Farmer Offers 10 Acres of Pot for Malia Obama’s Hand in Marriage

Farmer Offers 10 Acres of Pot for Malia Obama’s Hand in Marriage

A Jamaican farmer has offered President Obama 10 acres of marijuana for Malia Obama to become his daughter-in-law. According to Kenya Today, Roy Chambers of St. James...
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July 1, 2015
07/01/2015
Eaze Is Giving Out Medical Marijuana Cards Over the Phone

Eaze Is Giving Out Medical Marijuana Cards Over the Phone

Marijuana delivery startup Eaze will now let you get a medical marijuana card via smartphone. Rival service Meadow claims to Uber over a doctor (mine actually came...
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June 30, 2015
06/30/2015
Oregon Is Celebrating Marijuana Legalization With Free Weed

Oregon Is Celebrating Marijuana Legalization With Free Weed

Not only are people free to smoke weed—the weed is free. As of July 1, new Oregon laws go into effect making it legal for adults ages...
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June 26, 2015
06/26/2015
New Study: Honeybees Will Replace Drug-Sniffing Dogs

New Study: Honeybees Will Replace Drug-Sniffing Dogs

Researchers at the University of Cologne in Germany recently published a study in the journal Plos One, entitled “Detection of Illicit Drugs by Trained Honeybees,” which details...
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June 25, 2015
06/25/2015
Study: Breaking Up Nugs Can Make You Fail a Drug Test

Study: Breaking Up Nugs Can Make You Fail a Drug Test

A recently published study from the University of Freiburg in Germany has found that rolling a joint is enough to fail a drug test. Even indirect contact...
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June 24, 2015
06/24/2015
Feds Paying for Sewer Analysis of Pot Usage in Washington

Feds Paying for Sewer Analysis of Pot Usage in Washington

The federal government is chipping in money for a three-year pilot study using sewage samples to determine levels of marijuana use in two Washington cities — research...
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June 23, 2015
06/23/2015
The Obama Administration Just Made Medical Marijuana Research Easier

The Obama Administration Just Made Medical Marijuana Research Easier

A long-standing bureaucratic obstacle to privately-funded medical marijuana research has just been removed, effective immediately. The Department of Health and Human Services determined that the PHS review process is...
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June 22, 2015
06/22/2015
How the DEA Seized a College Student’s Entire Life Savings, Without Charging Him With a Drug Crime

How the DEA Seized a College Student’s Entire Life Savings, Without Charging Him With a Drug Crime

Carrying cash is not a crime. But that didn’t stop the federal government from seizing $11,000 from Charles Clarke. Charles, a 24-year-old college student, was flying home...
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June 19, 2015
06/19/2015
Israel, Canada Want a Piece of New York’s Medical Marijuana

Israel, Canada Want a Piece of New York’s Medical Marijuana

For years the United States worried about drugs crossing our borders from other countries, now it seems other countries are crossing our border to get into drugs....
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June 18, 2015
06/18/2015
Imagine if the Media Covered Alcohol Like Other Drugs

Imagine if the Media Covered Alcohol Like Other Drugs

An ongoing drug epidemic has swept the US, killing hundreds and sickening thousands more on a daily basis. The widespread use of a substance called “alcohol” —...
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June 17, 2015
06/17/2015
Cannabis May Temper Opioid Use

Cannabis May Temper Opioid Use

A recent collaborative study done by researchers from San Francisco, Los Angeles and Denver took a look at cannabis use amongst opiate users, and reached some interesting...
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June 16, 2015
06/16/2015
Companies Can Fire Workers for Marijuana Use, Colorado Court Rules

Companies Can Fire Workers for Marijuana Use, Colorado Court Rules

Even in one of the country’s most marijuana-friendly states, smoking pot off the job and away from work can still get an employee fired. That was the...
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June 12, 2015
06/12/2015
Senate Committee Approves Protections for State Medical Marijuana Programs

Senate Committee Approves Protections for State Medical Marijuana Programs

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a provision Thursday that would protect medical marijuana operations from federal crackdown in states where the substance is legal. The committee passed...
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June 11, 2015
06/11/2015
Marijuana Legalization: Bill Clinton And Tom Vilsack Note High Value of Weed As Cash Crop

Marijuana Legalization: Bill Clinton And Tom Vilsack Note High Value of Weed As Cash Crop

If the legal marijuana industry is looking for accidental boosters, it may have just found two: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and former President Bill Clinton. In...
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June 10, 2015
06/10/2015
New York Hospitals Will Treat Patients With Medical Marijuana

New York Hospitals Will Treat Patients With Medical Marijuana

On the heels of the deadline for pot growers to submit applications to hold one of five licenses to supply New York with medical marijuana comes news...
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June 9, 2015
06/09/2015
Buying Legal-Marijuana Stocks: Just Say No?

Buying Legal-Marijuana Stocks: Just Say No?

Marijuana legalization in multiple states has ushered in a variety of companies and funds that are selling shares. Some investors have been playing this market for several...
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June 5, 2015
06/05/2015
Cannabis Compound Helps 9-Year-Old Boy Speak for First Time

Cannabis Compound Helps 9-Year-Old Boy Speak for First Time

A sample of CBD oil from California is being credited with recently helping a 9-year-old boy who has autism speak his very first letters and words. The...
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June 4, 2015
06/04/2015
Delaware House Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

Delaware House Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

Delaware House lawmakers on Tuesday approved legislation that would treat simple marijuana possession and personal use by adults like a traffic violation, replacing criminal penalties with civil...
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June 3, 2015
06/03/2015
Religious Cannabis Already Being Put to the Test in Rhode Island

Religious Cannabis Already Being Put to the Test in Rhode Island

While mainstream America waits to see if the drug enforcement agents will kick down the door of Indiana’s First Church of Cannabis and drop the hammer down...
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June 2, 2015
06/02/2015
Texas Legalizes Medical Marijuana Oils for Epilepsy

Texas Legalizes Medical Marijuana Oils for Epilepsy

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed a bill Monday legalizing the limited use of marijuana extracts for severe forms of epilepsy. The law allows the use of...
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