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Cannabis Can Relieve Symptoms Of Lyme Disease

Cannabis Can Relieve Symptoms Of Lyme Disease

By: Trey Reckling   Although tiny and unassuming, ticks can cause revulsion in people on sight. It’s not just because they are blood suckers and appear uninvited ready to make us their host meal. Ticks have caused untold human suffering throughout history by...

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Grow your own lamp out of mushrooms and hemp

Grow your own lamp out of mushrooms and hemp

by Thuy Ong   In a dream crossover of sustainability and design, mushrooms have been used to grow everything from dresses to houses and furniture as an ecological alternative to synthetic materials. “The overall goal of this lamp is to challenge our ideas of what...

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Permaculture and Cannabis

Permaculture and Cannabis

By: Scott Pearse | Photographs: Cyril Guthridge   First off, a lot of you may be wondering, what is permaculture? Cyril Guthridge of Waterdog Herb Farm defines permaculture as “designing a natural system that is going to take care of and feed itself over the long...

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Are ‘Hemp Homes’ the New Granny Pods?

Are ‘Hemp Homes’ the New Granny Pods?

Mary Kate Nelson   Step aside, “granny pods” — it’s all about “hemp homes” now. That’s according to Pat Rasmussen, the Washington state resident behind a project aimed at building affordable, tiny homes for seniors using hemp materials and solar panels. The...

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Hemp seed oil for acne

Hemp seed oil for acne

By Meg Bellemore   The concept of oil-based products being particularly compatible with our skin makes perfect sense. Oil-based things mesh well with other oil based-things. It’s simple science. However when it comes to treating pimples, the formula often just...

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Willie Nelson to Jeff Sessions: Smoke Some Pot

Willie Nelson to Jeff Sessions: Smoke Some Pot

By Patrick Doyle   Jeff Sessions recently said that pot is "only slightly less awful" than heroin. I wonder if he's tried both of them. I don't think you can really make a statement like that unless you tried it all. So I'd like to suggest to Jeff to try it and...

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Hempcrete, Building Material of the Future?

Hempcrete, Building Material of the Future?

by Nena Perry-Brown A Tiny Hemp House   As various states around the country reconsider their approach to the controversial cannabis plant, its non-psychoactive variety is also gaining recognition for its many uses. Hemp, which typically has less than 0.3 percent...

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In search of a healthier puff

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...

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Future Farmers of America want to grow hemp

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...

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The BOSSest of them all: Jack Herer

The BOSSest of them all: Jack Herer

Christopher Gallagher   Now, there are CannaBosses and there are CannaBOSSes. When you are the guy who writes the definitive book exposing the true causes behind Prohibition; when you have one of the all-time great cannabis strains named in your honor; when PBS...

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Hempcrete subdivision

Hempcrete subdivision

HANNAH BARTLETT MARION VAN DIJK/FAIRFAX NZ A section at 42 St Lawrence St has been given council sign-off as a special housing area. A steep block of land in Nelson's Victory Square suburb could soon be home to a new subdivision constructed using hempcrete. The Nelson...

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Therapeutic Ratio

A common medical way to determine drug safety is called the therapeutic ratio. This ratio defines the difference between a therapeutically effective dose and a dose which is capable of inducing adverse effects. A commonly used over-the-counter product like aspirin has...

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LD50 – Lethal Dose

The most obvious concern when dealing with drug safety is the possibility of lethal effects. Can the drug cause death? Nearly all medicines have toxic, potentially lethal effects. But marijuana is not such a substance. There is no record in the extensive medical...

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Hemp Eyewear looks to high-end spectacles market

Hemp Eyewear looks to high-end spectacles market

Kirsteen Paterson Hemp Eyewear, founded in Edinburgh, is installing infrastructure which will allow it to expand its business   SCOTS sunglasses firm Hemp Eyewear has its sights on the luxury market as it moves into high-end spectacles for the first time. The...

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Treating Your Allergies With Weed

Treating Your Allergies With Weed

MEAGAN ANGUS   Good news, stuffed-up stoners! As it turns out, cannabis could be the next treatment for your chronic, acute seasonal allergies. It all starts with cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD. For some time now, self-medicating folks have been aware...

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You can smoke pot in this creative writing class

You can smoke pot in this creative writing class

BY LINDSEY BARTLETT An evening at Lit on Lit, aka the stoned poets' society. Lindsey Bartlett "Be a crazy, dumb saint of the mind...," proclaims Daniel Landes, standing in a third-floor attic space in south Denver that feels nice, warm and present. At first glance,...

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Freedom Leaf Exclusive Interview: Eddy Lepp

Freedom Leaf Exclusive Interview: Eddy Lepp

Russ Belville   On the morning of August 18 2004, DEA agents raided Eddy’s Medicinal Gardens and Multi-Denominational Chapel of Cannabis and Rastafari in Upper Lake, Calif. They arrested Charles Eddy Lepp, who had been allowing patients to cultivate cannabis for...

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Cannabis prohibition discriminates against elderly

Cannabis prohibition discriminates against elderly

Beverley Aldridge, centre, with son Mikael, left, and husband Owen, at Parliament today. Photo: RNZ / Chris Bramwell A Parliamentary select committee is considering a petition from a group of Northland retirees who want cannabis legalised so they can grow it in their...

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CSU-Pueblo awarded 900K for Cannabis Institute

CSU-Pueblo awarded 900K for Cannabis Institute

By Laura Wilson   CSU-Pueblo's marijuana research efforts continue to grow. They're expected to receive another $900,000 from the state for the college's Institute of Cannabis Research. The funding was unanimously approved by the Colorado General Assembly Joint...

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