Galbraith To Officially Announce Candidacy For Governor of Kentucky Wednesday

Gatewood Galbraith and Dea Riley will formally announce that they will be running for Governor and Lieutenant Governor, respectively, on Wednesday, according to a press release Tuesday. Galbraith and Riley say they will open their 2011 Campaign and Ballot Petition Drive with a press conference in the Capitol Rotunda at 9 a.m. Wednesday. According to […]

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Asheville area leads nation in hempcrete construction

WNC leads nation in hempcrete construction BY JOHN BOYLE • NOVEMBER 29, 2010 When it comes to hemp building, business is booming.   “Western North Carolina essentially is the capital of hempcrete building in the United States right now,” said Gregory Flavall, the co-founder of Hemp Technologies, the Asheville-based company that supplies the hemp-based building material […]

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Pregnant Pot Smokers Sound Off!

Last week, in a post called “Marijuana and Morning Sickness,” guest blogger Jessica Katz wrote about how sick she has been throughout her second pregnancy. “It’s not morning sickness, it’s 24-hours-a-day sickness,” she blogged. “Even though I am taking Zofran, I am deathly ill.” Jessica was floored when her doctor suggested that she treat her […]

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Willie Nelson arrested for drug possession

  Credit: Associated Press   by WFAA  Willie Nelson was detained and arrested for marijuana possession on Friday, on his way back to Austin, after spending Thanksgiving in California, officials said.   Nelson and his crew, who were aboard the country music star’s tour bus, were stopped Friday morning around 9 a.m., as they went through the border patrol […]

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Conn. court rules drugs can be forced on defendant in pot case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The state Supreme Court ruled on Friday that possession of more than 8 pounds of marijuana is a serious enough charge to warrant forcing medication on a defendant so he is competent to stand trial. The high court’s 7-0 ruling came in the case of 30-year-old Christopher Seekins of Torrington, who […]

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Cheba Hut: Because Medical Marijuana Goes Down Better with a Toasted Sub

By Michele Laudig Thursday, Nov 25 2010 The dude at the Cheba Hut cash register doesn’t know me, but he grins and greets me like a friend who just showed up at his house party. “What’s up, mama?” Uh, isn’t it obvious, buddy? I have the munchies, big-time. I’m staring at the menu, dazed and […]

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Frank James and the Civil War Battle of the Hemp Bales

by Sean McLachlan Jesse James must have been jealous of his older brother Frank. Jesse was only 13 when the Civil War started. Frank was 18, the perfect age to go off to war. Coming from a slave-owning farm family Frank naturally joined the Confederate army. Many Missourians, especially city dwellers and the large German […]

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Swazi dagga used to build houses?

MBABANE – Swazi dagga is now being used to make construction material in Europe and South Africa. The high quality cannabis is being compressed into bricks and used for construction.  It has been established that there is a world scramble for Swazi dagga as countries like England, Spain, France, Turkey, Australia, California and South Africa […]

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Hemp Biofuels Could Smoke The Competition

Credit: xJasonRogersx/Flickr by Beth Buczynski  The debate over whether to legalize marijuana for either medicinal or recreational use is far from over, but new research has shown that cultivating the Cannabis plant for more practical purposes might solve the “food or fuel” conundrum once and for all.  Hemp, a THC-free cousin of the marijuana plant, […]

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Finland – Smoke-in demo on Parliament steps for cannabis legalisation

Several hundred protest pot prohibition as 100 police look on  “I am a criminal, but who is the victim?” The question was asked by Tarik Purho in front of the Finnish Parliament, along with three other demonstrators on Saturday afternoon.       He also wondered where the other supporters of hemp legalisation were.       Twenty minutes […]

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