March 5, 2013
03/05/2013
High Scientist: Storing Data in DNA

High Scientist: Storing Data in DNA

I’ve mentioned my interest in all things science. Most of the cool shit in this world came around because of discoveries in science and technology, and I...
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March 5, 2013
03/05/2013
Public Benefits Drug Test Bill Advances in Kansas

Public Benefits Drug Test Bill Advances in Kansas

The Kansas Senate Thursday approved a bill requiring welfare and unemployment benefits recipients to undergo drug tests if there is “reasonable suspicion” they are using drugs. But...
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March 5, 2013
03/05/2013
Medical Marijuana Bill Likely Dead in Iowa Legislature

Medical Marijuana Bill Likely Dead in Iowa Legislature

A proposal to legalize marijuana for medical use in Iowa likely is dead for this session. A Senate subcommittee approved the bill Monday, but the panel’s chairman,...
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March 5, 2013
03/05/2013
Appeals Court Ruling Throws Wrench in Maritime Drug Prosecutions

Appeals Court Ruling Throws Wrench in Maritime Drug Prosecutions

special to Drug War Chronicle by Clarence Walker, freelancewriter82@gmail.com America’s war on drugs overseas was dealt a heavy blow in the federal courts late last year. In November,...
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March 5, 2013
03/05/2013
NJ Governor Claims He’s Not Sabotaging Medical Marijuana

NJ Governor Claims He’s Not Sabotaging Medical Marijuana

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie denies sabotaging the medical marijuana system in the state. “I do not want people flying to New Jersey, getting off a plane, going...
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March 5, 2013
03/05/2013
How Much Does a Pound of Hash Oil Cost?

How Much Does a Pound of Hash Oil Cost?

The Stranger’s sources say “hash oil retails for around $50 per gram in Seattle, with wholesale rates of $20 to $30 per gram. The pound rate—if it...
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March 5, 2013
03/05/2013
PTSD and MMJ for Colorado Vet: A Legal Quagmire

PTSD and MMJ for Colorado Vet: A Legal Quagmire

In 2003, US Navy Corpsman Jeremy Usher (now 31) returned to Colorado from tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Usher, serving as combat medic, was shot in the...
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March 5, 2013
03/05/2013
CO Sheriff’s Office: No Objective Test for Marijuana DUI

CO Sheriff’s Office: No Objective Test for Marijuana DUI

Aspen police and Pitkin County Sheriff’s have made no marijuana DUI arrests. Sheriff’s Office records manager Charlie Matthews: “I wouldn’t say it’s so much a policy as that...
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March 5, 2013
03/05/2013
Petition – DEA, Stop Misleading the Public About Medical Marijuana

Petition – DEA, Stop Misleading the Public About Medical Marijuana

William R. Sherman, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) San Diego Field Division, has declared an outright war on medical marijuana patients...
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March 5, 2013
03/05/2013
Medical Pot a Huge Part of Silicon Valley

Medical Pot a Huge Part of Silicon Valley

San Jose has 106 pot clinics, more than four times the number in San Francisco and twice as many per square mile as LA. Marijuana use is “extremely...
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March 5, 2013
03/05/2013
Police Kill OKC Man in Convenience Store Drug Deal

Police Kill OKC Man in Convenience Store Drug Deal

An undercover police officer shot and killed an Oklahoma City man while attempting to arrest him after observing a suspected drug deal Friday. Marcus Dewayne Patterson, 35,...
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March 4, 2013
03/04/2013
Great Edibles Recipes: Medicated Applesauce

Great Edibles Recipes: Medicated Applesauce

Homemade medicated applesauce is deliriously simple to make. It has pectin, which is good for our skin and hair, adds fiber to the diet along with other nutrients....
By: Anna Diaz
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March 4, 2013
03/04/2013
The Haze Craze – Origins and Top Ten Strains

The Haze Craze – Origins and Top Ten Strains

Danny Danko @ High Times goes back to 1960s Santa Cruz to discuss the origins of the popular Haze strain and covers its history throughout the decades. Also included...
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March 4, 2013
03/04/2013
France Considers Marijuana-based Drug for Muscle Pain

France Considers Marijuana-based Drug for Muscle Pain

The French government is considering legalizing Sativex, a marijuana-based nasal or mouth spray for muscle pain, such as people with multiple sclerosis. Sativex would be the first authorized use...
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March 4, 2013
03/04/2013
Anti-Marijuana Group Can’t Remember Numbers

Anti-Marijuana Group Can’t Remember Numbers

Kevin Sabet, co-founder of the anti-marijuana group Project SAM, has trouble remembering his ‘facts’. In three different interviews, Sabet claimed that 80%, 90% and 95% of MMJ...
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March 4, 2013
03/04/2013
Amendment 64 Task Force Finished Recommendations

Amendment 64 Task Force Finished Recommendations

Colorado’s Amendment 64 Task Force finished its work as February came to a close. After months of work and several public meetings, the task force has done...
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March 4, 2013
03/04/2013
Oregon Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD Advances

Oregon Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD Advances

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee passed Senate Bill 281 on a 4-1 vote. SB 281 would allow those suffering from PTSD to use medical marijuana....
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March 4, 2013
03/04/2013
Norway Wants to Decriminalize Heroin Smoking

Norway Wants to Decriminalize Heroin Smoking

The Norwegian government said Friday it wants to decriminalize the smoking of heroin as a harm reduction measure, Agence-France Presse reported. Smoking heroin is less dangerous than injecting it,...
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March 4, 2013
03/04/2013
Boulder Council Poised Tuesday to Tackle Recreational Marijuana Rules

Boulder Council Poised Tuesday to Tackle Recreational Marijuana Rules

The Boulder City Council will consider recreational marijuana regulations proposed by city officials at its regular meeting Tuesday, covering topics such as recreational pot stores and 21 being the...
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March 4, 2013
03/04/2013
Study: Nonpsychoactive Cannabinoid Mitigates Colitis

Study: Nonpsychoactive Cannabinoid Mitigates Colitis

The administration of the nonpsychotropic cannabinoid cannabigerol (CBG) mitigates colitis (inflammation of the large intestine) in a preclinical model and ought to be assessed in clinical trials, according to data published...
By: NORML
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