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War on Drugs Fuels HIV Epidemic

James Keller- Two Vancouver-based groups that do research on HIV-AIDS and drug policy say the war on drugs waged by many governments, including the government of Canada, has failed to curb illegal drug use and is actually fuelling the spread of the disease. “There’s just a huge discordance between scientific evidence and policy,” said Dr. […]

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Marijuana Church Founder "Too Dangerous" For Bail

Roger Christie, founder of The Hawaii Cannabis Ministry (THC Ministry), has been ordered held without bail after being arrested along with 13 current or former employees and growers by the DEA on July 8. He and the others are charged with marijuana trafficking offenses related to their alleged distribution of marijuana as a sacrament at […]

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Key to Ancient Carpet's Magic was Bugs, Plants

By JOE SCHWARCZ, Freelance There really is a magic carpet, you know. It doesn’t fly, but it can let your imagination soar. So, imagine this. The year is 1949 and Russian archeologist Sergei Rudenko comes upon an ancient tomb during an archeological dig. No treasures were to be found, grave robbers having long ago absconded […]

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Reefer Sadness

It has been reported that, as of July 17, 2010 New Mexico is running low on stockpiles of medical marijuana, which a 2007 state law permits it to distribute to approximately 2000 patients in the state. Currently, the only fairly severe conditions are approved for treatment in New Mexico, which include cancer, glaucoma, multiple sclerosis, […]

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California Bud Growers Worry About 'Wal-marting" of Weed

After weathering the fear of federal prosecution and competition from drug cartels, California’s medical marijuana growers see a new threat to their tenuous existence: the “Wal-Marting” of weed. The Oakland City Council on Tuesday will look at licensing four production plants where pot would be grown, packaged and processed into items ranging from baked goods […]

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Seeds of Life: Chia, Flax, Hemp, and Pumpkin

By Andrea Donsky and Randy Boyer, Naturally Savvy.com Tribune Media Services Seeds are a crucial food source for birds, squirrels, livestock and other animals, especially during winter. For humans, edible seeds provide a delicious, nutrient-packed punch to meals and snacks, and are the source of most of our cooking oils, as well as some spices […]

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Joint Effort

Pot-comedy legends Cheech and Chong talk about reuniting after a quarter-century, Chong’s bust, Canada’s hate-on for Compassion Clubs and copping a buzz via coconut oil FRIENDS WITH WEED ARE FRIENDS INDEED: Richard “Cheech” Marin and Tommy Chong by CHRIS BARRY They should need no introduction, given that over the course of their career they’ve sold […]

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Int. Medical Marijuana Expo in Toronto

Posted by Robyn Urback I think this will be a little different from the flash mobs and gun slinging of past pot gatherings in Toronto. The city will host Canada’s first International Medical Marijuana & Hemp Expo at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre tomorrow. The event is labeled as “the first expo promoting the respectable […]

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Federal, State and Local Laws Are Confusing and Contradicting

AVista man facing federal drug charges for operating a medical marijuana dispensary was dealt a legal blow this week. U.S. District Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz, the federal judge overseeing the proceedings against James Stacy, issued a ruling that will deny Stacy’s lawyer from presenting the “Obama-said-I-can” argument, known as entrapment by estoppel (essentially, when an […]

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Sustainable, Healthy, Tasty Cooking Oil – From Hemp?

Movies? Well, yes, says Glynis Murray, she does dabble in producing them (most recently, Everybody’s Fine, starring Robert De Niro). “But that’s not my regular day job,” she says in a recent Skype interview. “Henry (Braham, her partner) is a director of photography and I’m a producer. We’ve been doing ads and documentaries forever and […]

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