Medical Marijuana Farmers Market to Open in L.A. Over July 4 Weekend

by THR Staff   Discerning medical marijuana users will have a new way to get the weed they need over Independence Day weekend.  The world’s first medical marijuana farmers market is set to take place in L.A. from July 4-6, allowing patients to purchase cannabis directly from growers. The market hopes to create a better […]

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Oklahoma family confronts governor’s office – fighting for baby’s health

BY COURTNEY FRANCISCO   A mother and father were at the Capitol Friday to plead for Governor Mary Fallin to follow through with a promise. They want to talk to Fallin about their little girl who needs a type of medical marijuana to treat her seizures. Two months ago the mother, Brittany Hardy-Warrior, confronted the governor […]

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Marijuana Is An Issue In Oklahoma Governor Race

By Associated Press   A Republican with nearly a quarter century in political office who has never lost an election, Gov. Mary Fallin, faces two lesser-known opponents in next week’s GOP primary who have made their support of marijuana legalization an issue in the campaign. Criminal defense attorney Chad Moody is known around Oklahoma City […]

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Las Vegas rolls out plan for medical marijuana businesses

By JANE ANN MORRISONLAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL   Taking a slow but steady approach, the city of Las Vegas has a tentative plan to handle applications for medical marijuana establishments in its own fashion. Not the way Clark County did it. Not the way Henderson is doing it. Not the way North Las Vegas is expected […]

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Medical marijuana: The illegal miracle. Part 1

Yahoo!7   Two families torn apart by illness and tortured by the medication that is designed to save them have discovered the incredible benefits of marijuana. Top cops and anti-drug families talk to Sunday Night about discovering this illegal substance is not only relieving their pain but providing cures. Plus, the live viewer debate about […]

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Chronic Pain And The Theraputic Benefits Of Medical Cannabis

Dr. Malik Burnett   “Medical cannabis is a very effective therapy for chronic pain patients because it affects people’s perception of pain, has the ability to mitigate the inflammatory process, and has been shown to affect voltage-gated sodium channels in nerves in a way similar to lidocaine,” reports Dr. Mark Rabe, Medical Director of Centric […]

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How did casino interests get mixed up in marijuana debate?

BY FRANK CERABINO   So what’s a Las Vegas casino mogul doing in the middle of Florida’s medical marijuana debate? Sheldon Adelson, the owner of the Las Vegas Sands, donated $2.5 million this month to the Drug Free Florida Committee, which was formed to oppose the legalization of medicinal marijuana in Florida, an issue state […]

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Industrial hemp – agriculture’s best kept secret

John Ryan   How’s this for a fictional scenario: imagine an agricultural crop that could replace the plastics industry. That would mean half the world’s oil production, which is used in the plastics processing industry, wouldn’t be needed. Imagine if that same crop could provide high quality paper products, meaning no more forests would have […]

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Kentucky – Veterans of Foreign Wars Dept. Passes Cannabis Access Resolution

Msgt Thomas Vance USAF Ret.   Friday June 13th 2014, and a full moon must have been lucky for supporters of a Veterans of Foreign Wars resolution calling on the VFW to support Veteran access to medical cannabis through the auspices of the Veterans Administration. The resolution which passed at the Department of Kentucky State […]

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