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Marijuana effective in reducing pain, study shows

Caroline Alphonso A team of Montreal researchers has lent scientific credibility to the view that smoking marijuana can ease chronic neuropathic pain and help patients sleep better. People suffering from neuropathic pain often turn to opioids, antidepressants and local anesthetics, but those treatments have limitations and the side effects can be punishing. Many physicians and […]

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Norfolk engineer builds speedy hemp harvester

MICHAEL POLLITT, AGRICULTURAL EDITOR West Norfolk engineer Stephen Eyles has developed a high-capacity multi-bladed hemp harvester capable of cutting at high speeds. His machine has three blades, which cut the crop into three lengths, which makes it easier to handle for baling. Mr Eyles, who has more than 30 years’ experience as a practical engineer, […]

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Ponzi Scheme Strikes Drug Enforcement Agents

Michele Leonhart’s nomination to head the Drug Enforcement Administration has been complicated by a ponzi scheme that has ensnared DEA agents and officials. Leonhart’s nomination is vigorously opposed by drug policy reform groups, which charge that she is stuck in a Drug War-era mindset, focusing too heavily on medical marijuana and small-time crack cocaine violations. […]

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When Your Cure is Illegal, You're Forced to Make the Choice to "Live Free or Die"

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Feds Can Slip a Tracking Device on Your Car, In Your Own Driveway, Without a Warrant

According to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers nine Western states including Arizona and California, it’s perfectly fine for the government to send agents onto your property to secretly plant a GPS tracking device on your vehicle and follow your movements — all without a search warrant. That’s because, according to a panel […]

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Hemp House

(NECN) – Usually houses full of marijuana plants are getting busted — not being hailed for their energy efficiency. But in North Carolina, that is the case for a house that was built out of hemp. It’s reportedly the first ever “hemp house” permitted to be built in the U.S. The owners say last month’s […]

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Sifting Through the Smoke

Michigan cities and patients explore limits of state’s medical marijuana law by Lucy Hough Michigan is one of 14 states, plus Washington, D.C., that permits the use of medical marijuana in some capacity. At the forefront of what appears to be a progressive push, Michigan city councils, caregivers and patients are finding their way through […]

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Google to Run Marijuana Ads That Facebook Won't

facebook may think it’s “inappropriate” to run ads depicting marijuana leaves, but apparently Google doesn’t. Marijuana activists were stymied by Facebook this week when the social networking site, which had already been running ads from the group Just Say Now, told the organization that it would no longer run them because they contained images of […]

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Cannabis and Religion

he420times | Comments 2 A Joyful Toke Unto The Lord An overview of the intimate link between cannabis and religious ritual. By DEAN CHRISTOPHER Since ancient times, people have used drugs — in groups or individually — as part of religious rituals and for personal spiritual quests. Even without specific references to ingesting mind-altering plants, […]

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This for That: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

the420times  | Comments 0 This For That: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder By JOE KLARE The National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) describes Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as “an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened.” These ordeals can include […]

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