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Montel Williams Talks About Medicinal Pot

By Angela Woodall Oakland Tribune OAKLAND — Emmy award-winning former talk show host Montel Williams was in town Tuesday for a second time seeking information about opening a medical cannabis facility here. He met with Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, who said Williams was interested in applying for one of the city’s pot permits to grow refined […]

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Anaheim Ruling Could Be Useful in Upland Case

Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer UPLAND – Three Upland medical marijuana cooperatives will remain closed, despite a published opinion filed Wednesday in a state appellate court.The co-ops appeared in court Friday to request a lifting of a preliminary injunction granted by a judge at the West Valley Superior Court in Rancho Cucamonga. The judge ruled to […]

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Free From Siezures, Pain and Prescribed Medicine

By Amy Hamilton Samantha McClellan has epilepsy but has been seizure-free for two-and-a-half years with no thanks to prescription medications. By medicating with cannabis-infused foods, the single mother of four children also is pain-free and feels empowered about the future for the first time she can remember. “Without having to look like I’m on drugs, […]

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The Wait for Medical Marijuana in NJ Frustrates Terminally Ill Patients

BY BARBARA WILLIAMS The Record STAFF WRITER John Ammirati needs marijuana to ease the symptoms of his terminal illness, he says, but whether it will be available by January, as outlined by state law, remains unclear. Health officials must complete a multistep process before the controversial law can be implemented and aren’t committing to any […]

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Smoke Screen

Made in 1936, Reefer Madness owes much of its current fame to its rediscovery in the 1960s. That’s because Louis J. Gasnier’s film (properly titled Tell Your Children) is so incredibly, laughably wrong about the effects of marijuana. The movie shows us wholesome, soda-sipping American kids turning into demented, suicidal nymphomaniacs after just one hit […]

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California Cannabis Goes Pro- With Baseball Cards?

David Downs — California’s $14 billion a year cannabis economy has created all-star marijuana strains with as much cachet as marquee athletes. A combination of genetics, local variation, effects in the field, and marketing have promoted ten such California hits to such great heights, they have their own baseball cards. Technically they’re Berkeley Patients Care […]

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Change Law to Allow Vets to form Org supplying VA system with medical hemp

posted by Michael Leon Veterans Medical Marijuana – Hemp for Victory and Veterans. Here is my thought; if we as disabled vets formed a consortium to investigate and report on the medical value of the by-products of Hemp and the industrial production of “usable products” we could get a ground floor hold on a contract […]

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Senate Candidate Forced To Backtrack After Tasteless Pot Jokes

The political atmosphere around marijuana has changed. It used to be a slam dunk to make fun of marijuana users — even medical marijuana patients — but a recent drama which played out in Washington state showed how much that has changed. A Republican candidate for U.S. Senate has been forced to “clarify” a series […]

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Maine's First Dance With Mary Jane

Dispensaries here will be modeled after California’s finest, but with tighter regulations to avoid excess and abuse. By John Richardson Staff Writer BERKELEY, Calif. – It’s 9 a.m. and as soon as the uniformed guard pulls open the black iron gate in front of the Berkeley Patients Group, a small line forms inside the city’s […]

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Used Plastic+Hemp=Lumber

UNCC researchers create a formula for recycling old bottles into new building materials By Amber Veverka Special Correspondent A UNC Charlotte researcher with a passion for sustainability is creating a new building material out of recycled plastic bottles and an ancient grass. Dr. Na Lu, an assistant professor at UNCC’s Department of Engineering Technology, has […]

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