If Pot Prevented Cancer You Would Have Read About it, Right? | HempNews. And now for the study you haven’t heard of. Writing in the August issue of the journal Cancer Prevention Research, investigators from Rhode Island’s Brown University along with researchers at Boston University, Louisiana State University, and the University of Minnesota reported that […]

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The Tax, Regulate and Control Cannabis Act of 2010: Section 3: Definitions For purposes of this Act: a. “Cannabis” means all parts from plants of the Genus Cannabis, whether growing or not; seeds thereof; resin extracted from any part of the plant; concentrated cannabis; edible products containing cannabis; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, […]

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The Tax, Regulate and Control Cannabis Act of 2010 (state ballot initiative) Okay, so… I’m just a lowly grad student and not a legislative analyst, but it seems to me that the definition of “Cannabis” encompasses “industrial hemp.” I don’t see any place where hemp is explicitly excluded, and the definition of Cannabis does not […]

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3 arrested in medical marijuana raid | ABC News Last week, the LAPD raided two businesses in west Los Angeles that also claimed to be medical marijuana dispensaries. I know nothing about this church/dispensary that was raided – maybe it was legit, and maybe it wasn’t. But let’s try that last line again: Last week […]

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Robbie Gennet: On Role Models and their Bongs | Huffington Post A fantastic collection of cannabis-related quotes from American leaders and role models.

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420 bail out in California, how legalizing marijuana could help close the budget gap | Examiner.com Marijuana has not always been known as a class one dangerous narcotic.  In fact at one time the plant  was the third largest agricultural crop grown in North America, even some of our founding fathers were advocates.  George Washington […]

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Fresno Medical Marijuana Could Go Up In Smoke | Fresno News – abc30.com. My favorite quote: Markhan Kirsten: “One hundred years ago everybody used to use opium for anything that ails you. It’s not an innocent drug.” Ummm. Yeah, now they use opium derivatives and synthetics instead. Hello? Maybe if people used more cannabis, they’d […]

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Georgia Lawmaker Calls For Caning, Executing Marijuana Offenders | NORML Blog. Great. Next time somebody talks to this guy, ask him whether he would have preferred that Abraham Lincoln and George Washington be executed or just caned. Then again, this guy being from Georgia, we might not like his answer. Gosh… what a great American. […]

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Cannabis may prevent osteoporosis | BBC News The study found that while the drug may reduce bone strength in the young, it could protect against osteoporosis, a weakening of the bones, in later life.

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