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Wine country looking more like cannabis country in California

BY ANGELA HART ahart@sacbee.com   The grapevines that line rolling hillsides and sweeping valleys in Northern California’s wine country have become iconic – a symbol of the region’s rustic charm that helped California earn its reputation as a world-class wine and food destination. But winegrapes have new competition: weed. California’s legalization of recreational marijuana has led […]

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Union offers medical cannabis coverage to battle opioid crisis

CBC News   In a bid to discourage opioid prescriptions and to give workers a healthier alternative to the highly addictive drugs, an Ontario union is now offering medical cannabis products through its benefits plan. LIUNA Local 625 in Windsor announced the change to its plan Tuesday after two years of widespread consultation with pharmacies and […]

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Community effort builds hempcrete ‘Miracle’ house

Photo: Friends, neighbours and strangers put hempcrete on the walls of the house being built for the Read family at Canowindra. (Supplied: David Bullock)   Bucket by bucket, a hempcrete house is being constructed by volunteer labour in a small New South Wales town to provide an accessible and clean-air environment for triplets with muscular […]

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Cannabis use among Americans 55 and older, as an alternative to pharmaceutical drugs, is rising – and the stigma is shrinking

Kerry Stiles taking cannabis. CBS NEWS   Can it really be true that so many older people nowadays will “Just Say Yes”? Yes to using marijuana, that is? Our Cover Story is reported by Barry Petersen: Sue Taylor works hard to stay fit, and stay healthy. This 68-year-old is a regular at the gym, eats […]

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Cannabis Reverses Aging Processes in the Brain

  Researchers report low doses of THC can help restore memory and reverse some of the effects of brain aging in mice. The findings could open new avenues for treating dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases.   Full Article:  http://neurosciencenews.com/aging-reversal-cannabis-6608/

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In search of a healthier puff

WICHIT CHANTANUSORNSIRI   Thailand Tobacco Monopoly is making an unprecedented move: it is considering planting hemp and processing it for use in consumer products. The state enterprise is particularly interested in producing the byproduct hemp seed oil, as well as rolling papers, the materials used for hemp cigarettes. For hemp rolling papers, Thailand Tobacco is […]

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Future Farmers of America want to grow hemp

By PETER SCHARPE Minnesota Farm Guide The new 2017-2018 Minnesota State FFA officer team. Top row (L-R) Maddie Weninger-State Sentinel, Eleora DeMuth-State Reporter, Kylee Kohls-State Secretary. Front row (L-R) Katie Benson-State President, Emily Pliscott-State Vice President, Spencer Flood-State Treasurer.   The 2017 State FFA convention came to a close on Tuesday April 26, following the […]

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The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

By Johann Hari   It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned — and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction by our teachers and by our governments. This story is so deeply ingrained in our minds that we take it […]

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U.S. Congresswoman Tells Nevada To “Puff, Puff, Pass That Bill”

By Keith Mansur   A United States Congresswoman from Nevada told the Nevada Assembly that they need to advance the marijuana legislation they are considering, telling them to, “Puff, puff, pass that bill.” In comments on Tuesday, April 18th, Rep. Dina Titus told the Nevada state legislators the Trump administrations immigration enforcement were “xenophobic policies” that […]

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These candies represent each pill this veteran takes each year. He’d prefer cannabis.

BY LISA GUTIERREZ lgutierrez@kcstar.com Joshua Lee, a disabled Missouri veteran, found viral fame last week when he posted a photo of 9,828 Smarties representing the pills he takes every year for his medical problems. Courtesy Joshua Lee Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article144193514.html#storylink=cpy You don’t have to guess how many Smarties candies Joshua Lee stuffed into the plastic […]

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