July 2, 2016 indoor cannabis grow

Scientists Say US Government Continues to Limit Cannabis Research

In a recent paper published in Science, researchers at the University of New Mexico complained that it continues to be extremely difficult to conduct any meaningful research due to the tight grip by the federal government and their continued prosecution of the war on cannabis. “Millions of patients have been granted the authorization to use […]

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May 21, 2016 Texas marijuana

Texas Town Elects Pro-Marijuana Mayor, Several Employees Resign in Protest

The citizens of the city of Whitewright, TX — population 1,604 — knew exactly what they were getting when they elected Jeremiah Looney as their Mayor earlier this month.  A combat Army veteran who served two tours in Iraq and who now advocates for the rights of veterans to use medical marijuana, Mayor Looney has admitted […]

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May 19, 2016 Louisiana medical marijuana law

Louisiana Becomes the 25th Medical Marijuana State

On Thursday Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed Senate Bill 271, a bill that makes Louisiana the first state in the south to create a comprehensive medical marijuana program. The new law replaces language in the current medical marijuana law that said physicians had to “prescribe” medical marijuana patients, something that is impossible under federal […]

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May 19, 2016

The Top 5 Marijuana Strains for Beginners

Not only does marijuana have a different effect on everybody, but there are distinct varieties of the plant with diverse characteristics. Experienced ganja-connoisseurs usually have a preference for specific strains after this acquired taste is fully developed. If you’re still getting acquainted with the world of cannabis or just looking for a new kind of high, […]

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May 11, 2016 medical marijuana louisiana

Louisiana Medical Marijuana Bill Approved by House, Returns to Senate for Concurrence

The Louisiana House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday (62-31) that would make the state the 25th in the nation — and the first in the South — to adopt a workable medical marijuana law. The measure has already been approved by the Senate, but will return for a concurrence vote before being sent to Gov. John Bel Edwards, who has indicated he would sign it.

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April 23, 2016 medical marijuana study PTSD

DEA Approves First-Ever Trial of Medical Marijuana for PTSD

In an amazing step for the advancement of public health, the Drug Enforcement Agency approved a study of cannabis as a treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD, once called shell shock or battle fatigue syndrome, is a serious condition that can develop after a person has experienced or witnessed a traumatic or terrifying event in which serious […]

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April 16, 2016 Bernie Sanders legalize marijuana

Bernie Sanders renews call to legalize marijuana

A long-time supporter of ending the war on drugs in America, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders reiterated his position at Thursday night’s Democratic debate in Brooklyn. “This is the difference between the secretary and myself,” he said. “We have got to have the guts to rethink the so-called War on Drugs.” Sanders reaffirmed calls to end the federal […]

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February 28, 2016 Georgia low THC hash oil

Oopsie: It turns out that some marijuana extracts are already LEGAL in Georgia

In the latest seat-squirming episode of “Politicians Who Wish They Were Doctors” we visit Georgia’s House Judicial Non Civil Committee, where politicians with all different shades of neckties gathered last week to debate what’s best for the health of hundreds of thousands of Georgia patients.

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February 23, 2016 hemp growing in a field

USDA back-peddles on plans to allow organic certification for qualified hemp farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has reversed course on its organic certification of industrial hemp operations throughout the country.

Several hemp farms across the country had secured, or were in the process of securing, certifications from third-party auditors following a directive from the USDA’s National Organic Program staff allowing hemp to be certified organic.

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January 29, 2016 dad growing marijuana

Defiant Georgia Dad Posts Livestream of His Marijuana Grow

Photo source 11 Aliveeorgia newspaper publisher Mike Buffington has raised the stakes of the medical marijuana conversation in Georgia over the last few weeks by publicly announcing his plans to grow medical marijuana for his son, who suffers from seizures. Now Mike has taken his bold effort one step further by uploading a 24×7 live video […]

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January 25, 2016 Hobby Walker

Alabama Sheriff Orders Deputies to Give Him Confiscated Marijuana for Sick Aunt

 bizarre incident in Winston County, Alabama has led to the dismissal of two deputies and a Sheriff caught on video stealing confiscated marijuana. Between May and August 2015, according to court records, Winston County Sheriff Hobby Walker ordered deputies Zak Green and Steven Moody to “peel off” confiscated marijuana from drug raids so that he could give it […]

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January 15, 2016

Arkansas Attorney General Rejects Wording of Medical Marijuana Measure

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge rejected the wording of a proposed ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state. The proposed constitutional amendment, dubbed the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment of 2016, was submitted by Little Rock attorney David Couch and would establish a commission to license between 20 and 40 medical marijuana dispensaries across […]

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December 22, 2015

Feds Stiff State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies on Shared Asset Forfeitures

Short version: The U.S. Department of Justice just had their budget slashed and to make up for it they are stealing the money that their state and local law enforcement partners helped them steal from American citizens According to a memo distributed to state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies across the United States yesterday afternoon, […]

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December 17, 2015 Florida CBD nursery

More Complaints Over Florida’s Botched Medical Marijuana Implementation

NURSERY ALLEGES IMPROPER DISQUALIFICATION OF APPLICATION FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA LICENSE Tallahassee, Fla. – On December 11, 2015 San Felasco Nurseries, Inc. filed a protest against the Florida Department of Health for “mistakenly disqualifying their application for the medical marijuana license in the Northeast Region of Florida.” According to a press release by the company, San Felasco Nurseries […]

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December 9, 2015 Florida marijuana legalization campaign

Campaign to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in Florida Fails to Reach Goal

A campaign that was launched earlier this year to legalize and regulate marijuana for recreational purposes in Florida has folded up Shop. Regulate Florida aimed to collect enough petition signatures to get the question of whether or not Florida should allow the legalization and regulation of marijuana like alcohol on the 2016 ballot. In the end, […]

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December 8, 2015 MPP fundraising Mississippi

Marijuana Policy Project Banned in Mississippi

The State of Mississippi recently announced that MPP, arguably the nation’s largest organization focused on ending marijuana prohibition, would not be granted non-profit status and would not be allowed to raise funds in the state. Their reasoning? Because Rob Kampia, MPP’s Executive Director, was arrested and convicted of growing marijuana while he was in college […]

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December 6, 2015 Sgt. Jim Gerhardt Colorado

Meet the Cop Getting Paid to Lie to Voters and Politicians About Pot

There are 100,000 total marijuana smokers in the US, and most are Negroes, Hispanics, Filipinos and entertainers. Their Satanic music, jazz and swing, result from marijuana usage. This marijuana causes white women to seek sexual relations with Negroes, entertainers and any others. -Harry Anslinger, first Commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics he story is the […]

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