Cannabis Farmers Market held in Seattle

by KING 5 News SEATTLE – A couple hundred people lined up Sunday morning to attend the Cannabis Farmers Market at the Little Red Bistro in Seattle. Attendees weren’t charged if they presented valid ID and were authorized to receive medical marijuana. Organizer say it was all about safe access to medicinal marijuana. Read complete […]

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Medical Marijuana Recipes

Brownies Butter and Flour Cakes and other Sweets Capsules and Topicals Cookies Drinks Pasta, Sauces, etc.   http://www.wamm.org/recipes/index.php

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Cal State competition tests student research

By DEBORAH SULLIVAN BRENNAN – dbrennan@nctimes.com With maps, charts and a bag full of hemp-based goodies, Cal State San Marcos political science student Jeff Meintz argued in a student research competition Friday that the forbidden fiber triggered Napoleon’s invasion of Russia. The campus contest challenged students to present their research findings, and represented the first […]

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Shoes sprout flowers when planted

  OAT Shoes are completely biodegradable. When you’re done wearing them, plant them in the backyard and flowers will sprout. By John Roach Your old sneakers may smell like something found only in fetid corners of nature, but chances are there’s plenty that’s not natural about them. A pair of Dutch entrepreneurs wants to change […]

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Medical-marijuana skin patch may be marketed in Colorado

The Denver Post     Medical Marijuana Delivery Systems said Tuesday it has acquired the U.S. patent rights to a medical-marijuana skin patch and seeks to sell it in Colorado. The patent provides Seattle-based MMDS with exclusive rights for development of the patch for trans cut aneous delivery of medical marijuana to humans and animals. […]

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The Kestrel is the World’s First Production-Ready Hemp Car

  By Amy Tokic   You can smoke it, you can wear it, you can eat it… and now, you can drive in it. Is there anything you can’t do with hemp? As it turns out, hemp has a long standing relationship with automakers. Did you know that in 1941, Henry Ford made a car […]

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Ammiano Bill: Growing Pot Would No Longer Be Automatic Felony

Turns out, you might not be considered a felon  By Chris Roberts ​Californians caught growing cannabis without a medical recommendation — and indeed, some marijuana cultivators with medical recommendations — are on their way to becoming felons. Law enforcement has no choice — cultivation is a felony. Although that could change under a new piece […]

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If the Feds Get Their Way, Big Pharma Could Sell Pot — But Your Dime Bag Would Still Send You to Jail

We should be very wary about the DEA allowing regulation and marketing of pharmaceutical products containing plant-derived THC. February 22, 2011  |     “Marijuana has no scientifically proven medical value.” So stated the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on page six of a July 2010 agency white paper, titled “DEA Position on Marijuana.” […]

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Cannabis ingredient can help cancer patients regain their appetites and sense of taste

The active ingredient in cannabis can improve the appetites and sense of taste in cancer patients, according to a new study published online in the cancer journal, Annals of Oncology [1] today. Loss of appetite is common among cancer patients [2], either because the cancer itself or its treatment affects the sense of taste and […]

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Call for Release of Moroccan Marijuana, Human Rights Activist

by Phillip Smith Last week, Moroccan human rights activist, denouncer of corruption, and marijuana legalization advocate Chakib El-Khayari began his third year in prison for “offending the Moroccan state.” El-Khayari, president of the Human Rights Association of the Rif region in Morocco has been jailed since February 17, 2009, and now, European drug reform activists […]

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