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Brief History: Medical Marijuana

Some call it a green rush. In the past five years, the number of medical-marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles has exploded from four to nearly 600. To get a handle on what one city official called a “chaotic situation,” more than 400 were shuttered June 7, following a January vote to limit their numbers in […]

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In the Weeds

Leigh Jones June 21, 2010 The universe of marijuana laws may be devolving into chaos, but Bill McPike remains a mellow man. For 30 years, the Fresno, Calif., attorney has defended clients against pot charges and counseled entrepreneurs on setting up shop to legally grow and sell the substance that spawned a thousand slang terms. […]

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First Lecensed Medical Marijuana Delivery System In Nation Approved

Fairfax, CA ( Marin County) : On Thursday night June 17th ,the Fairfax Planning Commission voted to approve Lynnette Shaw’s plan for one of  the first licensed and regulated medical cannabis delivery system in the nation. “I am so relieved and happy” Shaw said, tears streaming down her face. “Everyone worked very hard to help […]

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Canada – Paper made from farm waste

A Winnipeg company plans to use public funding to put paper products made from farmers’ crop leftovers, such as straw, to the test. The federal and Manitoba governments on Friday pledged a combined $400,000 for Prairie Pulp and Paper, a company aiming to build North America’s first commercial-scale non-wood pulp and paper mill in rural […]

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Medical cannabis industry looks to the future

With much of the state engaged in discussion over legalization, the local medical marijuana community is taking steps to develop Southern Humboldt into what they hope will be a center for sustainable outdoor medical marijuana grows. Medical marijuana advocates met Saturday night in Garberville to discuss creating health and safety regulations and to encourage education […]

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Oregon officially recognizes marijuana for medical value

EUGENE, Ore. – The Oregon Board of Pharmacy voted to change marijuana from what’s known as a “Schedule I controlled substance” to a “Schedule II.” How will this affect pot in Oregon? And what does this mean? “A schedule I drug means that it has no medicinal value that is recognized,” said Lane County Chief Deputy District […]

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Biopolymers and Biocomposites Workshop Brings Together Industry and Researchers

Getting researchers of biopolymers and biocomposites and those who design products using them into the same room was an educational experience for those participating in the Midwest Biopolymers and Biocomposites Workshop May 11 at Iowa State University. “The great amount of interaction between industrial participants and academia made the workshop a great success. We had […]

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Sonu launches Hemp barbel baits ready for new river season

This week the rivers re-open following the end of the closed season and bait giant Sonubaits has released a new range of barbel baits just in time. There are four new products – pellets, paste, hook pellets and liquid enhancers. The pellets differ to your traditional offerings as they have an elliptical shape that prevents them […]

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Oregon Initiative 28 verifies 74,537 valid signatures, needs 82,769 by July 2 to qualify for ballot

The Oregon Secretary of State finished the verification of the 109,843 accepted signatures from the Coalition for Patients Rights 2010 to put Initiative 28 on the ballot in the November elections.   More signatures are needed before July 2 in order for Initiative 28 to qualify for the ballot. The Oregon Secretary of State released the results of […]

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Medicinal Cannabis Collective Coalition

n Monday The MC3 told Mayor Chuck Reed and the entire city of San Jose just how dangerous a proposed cannabis ordinance will be to the entire community. The ordinance was drafted by City Attorney Richard Doyle. City Attorney snubs San Jose Cannabis Collectives Coalition MC3 Mayor Chuck Reed and San Jose City Council City […]

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