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Washington – Olympia Senior Citizen Building First Hemp Insulated Tiny House

Pat Rasmussen, a senior citizen in Olympia, is building the first tiny house that uses hemp as insulation. Photo courtesy: Pat Rasmussen.   Senior citizen Pat Rasmussen is building the first industrial hemp insulated tiny house on a trailer in Washington State.  Right here in Olympia, Pat is showing other seniors how they can build their […]

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Congressman Tom Garrett seeks to legalize marijuana

  The congressman who represents most of Fauquier County on Monday introduced legislation that would decriminalize marijuana possession nationwide. “I have long believed justice that isn’t blind, isn’t justice,” freshman Rep. Tom Garrett (R-Va./5th) said of his bill. “Statistics indicate that minor narcotics crimes disproportionately hurt areas of lower socio-economic status and what I find most troubling is […]

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Ag Commissioner Sees Opportunity in Hemp, Forestry

By ASHTON MARRA Commissioner Kent Leonhardt in 2016 speaking during a Senate floor session. CREDIT MARTIN VALENT / WEST VIRGINIA LEGISLATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY Each legislative session, the state’s Constitutional Officers, or the heads of government offices who are elected by the people, bring their priorities to lawmakers and ask for support for various legislative changes. This […]

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Kentucky Reps. Comer and Massie to Participate in Bipartisan ‘Hemp on the Hill’ Expo at Capitol Tomorrow

By MATT MARKGRAF hemp powder CREDIT NICOLE ERWIN, OHIO VALLEY RESOURCE Two Republican Kentucky congressmen and two Democrats host a bipartisan industrial hemp expo at the U.S. Capitol tomorrow. First district Representative James Comer and Thomas Massie of the fourth district join Democrats Jared Polis of Colorado and Earl Blumenauer of Oregon. The second annual ‘Hemp […]

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Italy’s Health Ministry publishes guide to medical cannabis

by Roberta Lunghini   Italy’s Health Ministry has published the definitive “all you wanted to know about” guide to medical cannabis. It is targeted to physicians who can prescribe it and to pharmacists who can sell it.   Full Article:  http://www.west-info.eu/italys-health-ministry-publishes-guide-to-medical-cannabis/

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7 Women From History You Didn’t Know Were Fans Of Cannabis

Brittney Sanger   People have been using the herb for thousands of years. Not just men, but also women, enjoy the numerous benefits that weed has to offer. As a matter of fact, there are some pretty powerful ladies whose relationship with ganja dates back as far as the 12th century. From authors to Egyptian royalty, […]

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Arkansas medical marijuana dispensaries can deliver to patient’s homes

by Elicia Dover   These days just about everything is delivered straight to your door, but once Arkansas’ medical marijuana program is up and running, people will be able to get marijuana delivered as well. On Monday, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board decided on regulations for delivery of medical marijuana to patients and caregivers.   […]

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Patrick Stewart relies on cannabis spray to keep hands working

xpose.ie   “I mean, my main problem is my hands don’t work very well. But thanks to cannabis they work much better than they used to. Thanks to the law in California now, it’s just a spray that I put on.”   Full Article:  http://www.tv3.ie/xpose/article/entertainment-news/232564/Patrick-Stewart-relies-on-cannabis-spray-to-keep-hands-working

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Cannabis Is Great, But The Hemp Market Is Worth Billions

Reginald Reefer   In 1938, Popular Mechanics published an article entitled, “Billion Dollar Crop” in reference to Hemp.At the time, a billion dollars would hold the modern day equivalent of $16,766,111,111.11 based on inflation and all that economic jazz. As of last year, Colorado grossed more than 1 billion dollars in Cannabis sales and the […]

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Mum of Billy Caldwell (11) secures legal cannabis-based medicine on Irish soil

Paul Ainsworth Billy Caldwell and mum Charlotte were previously forced to travel to the US to receive cannabis oil treatment for his debilitating epilepsy   A Co Tyrone mother is receiving a cannabis-based medicine for her young son for the first time on Irish soil after previously bringing a supply of the vital drug from […]

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