Hemcrete: Smoking Hot Walls 7 Times Tougher Than Concrete

  Unlike some other eco-friendly building materials, Hemcrete isn’t at all inferior to standard materials. It’s strong and durable, and it’s just as easy to use as standard materials. What’s even better is its versatility: it can be used for wall insulation, flooring and roofing, and it’s fire-proof, water-proof, and rot-proof as long as it’s […]

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Cannabis smokers show greater lung capacity and lower cancer levels than non-smokers

by: Raw Michelle   The results of a new government-run research program are now forcing medical authorities to overturn these beliefs. The study has been ongoing for the past twenty years, following the smoking habits of over 5000 people. Researchers found that, contrary to popular belief, smoking cannabis, does not interfere with lung function or […]

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Cannabis use linked to reduced mortality in psychosis

By Mark Cowen MedWire News: Study results suggest that cannabis use is associated with decreased all-cause mortality risk in patients with schizophrenia. Further research is warranted to “shed light on the anti-inflammatory properties of the endocannabinoid system and its role in decreased mortality in people with psychotic disorders,” say Maju Mathew Koola (University of Maryland […]

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Pro-Marijuana Candidate On MSNBC: Pot Could Be Vital For California Economy

by Frances Martel   Candidate Andy Caffrey made a name for himself by promising he would smoking a marijuana cigarette on the steps of the Capitol building if he won his Congressional bid in his home district in Humboldt County, California. Caffrey visited Now with Alex Wagner to make the case for legalization, arguing that marijuana was not just a medical product […]

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President Obama’s Marijuana-Smoking Past Gets The Taiwanese Animation Treatment (VIDEO)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/29/president-obama-marijuana-video_n_1552901.html

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Hemp Hoe Down to take place this weekend

Amanda Friar MCTT staff   The Hemp Hoe Down will take place this weekend at the Elk Creek Resort. The 12th annual event will take place Thursday, May 31 – Sunday, June 3. A swimming pool, full bar, disc golf, hemp gear, hemp food and hemp beer will all be offered at the event, as […]

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Revealed: Hundreds of words to avoid using online if you don’t want the government spying on you (and they include ‘pork’, ‘cloud’ and ‘Mexico’)

By DANIEL MILLER Revealing: A list of keywords used by government analysts to scour the internet for evidence of threats to the U.S. has been released under the Freedom of Information Act The Department of Homeland Security has been forced to release a list of keywords and phrases it uses to monitor social networking sites and […]

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Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access Reply to the Disappointing Response from the Obama Administration

by Anthony Johnson   Veterans Press Statement: Veterans For Medical Cannabis Access  [VMCA] Monday, Memorial Day, 28 May 2012 Subject: White House replies to Veterans petition: http://wh.gov/4xd Thousands of Veterans requested the Obama Administration to look into the reliable science now available showing exactly how cannabis works to alleviate suffering of Veterans pain and save the lives of […]

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Joint Effort: Reefer Roadshow Asks Seniors to Support Medical Pot

By ARIAN CAMPO-FLORES   LAKE WORTH, Fla.—Selma Yeshion, an 83-year-old retiree here, says she long considered marijuana a menace. “I thought it was something that was addictive” and “would lead to harder drugs,” she says. Then she attended a presentation at the local L’Dor Va-Dor synagogue in April put on by a group called the Silver […]

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Marijuana Dispensary Ban Considered at L.A. City Hall Tomorrow

By Dennis Romero   A complete obliteration of Los Angeles’ famous and numerous pot shops is on the table. The meeting starts at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at City Hall’s Board of Public Works Roybal Hearing Room (Room 350), 200 N. Spring St. Cannabis supporters please show your support.   Read complete article here: http://blogs.laweekly.com/informer/2012/05/marijuana_ban_angeles_hearing.php

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