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Hemp sweet home

Belinda-Jane Davis Hemp builder Shane Hannan, in front of the first house at Shepherds Ground that he has finished with the hempcrete. Picture: Marina Neil It wasn’t all that long ago that if you mentioned your joint was made of hemp, you’d have the police scrambling. But things are clearly changing. The house could be […]

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Inside L.A.’s First-Ever Cannabis Wedding Expo

Steffi Victorioso A MODEL POSES WITH A WEDDING ARCH BY FLOWERS ON FLOWERS. YUP. THAT’S WEED. STEFFI VICTORIOSO On Saturday at a Studio City event center, wedding vendor Doreen Sullivan cheerfully greeted brides-to-be as they stopped by her booth to peruse the chic, one-of-a-kind vintage vases she sells under the moniker My Bud Vase. With the right […]

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Former Head of Overstock.com Fights For Cannabis: “I Know My Body Better Than the Federal Government”

by NICOLE YI When Stormy Simon began as a temp at Overstock.com in 2001, she probably didn’t think she’d rise to become president of the ecommerce company — let alone step down from that position to advocate for cannabis 15 years later. At the time, she was a single mother coming off of welfare who needed […]

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How the American Legion Became a Medical Cannabis Advocate

DAVID HODES American Legion National Commander Denise Rohan: The group’s members are driving the Legion’s interest in medical cannabis. “Our membership numbers are so important,” she said. “They have got to mean something in this fight against the opioid crisis. Let’s get marijuana tested to find out if it is one of the answers.” (Photo […]

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MARK PEDERSEN – My Life As a Colorado Cannabis Caregiver

  I am a medical Cannabis refugee from Missouri.  Based in Colorado, I provide education to patients and caregivers. As an educator, I have spent the last ten years traveling this nation, interviewing patients who have used Cannabis to effectively treat their chronic or terminal illness.  I have also been a Cannabis patient for the […]

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Paul Stamets – How Mushrooms Can Save Bees & Our Food Supply

Watch this video! https://www.linktv.org/shows/bioneers/episodes/paul-stamets-how-mushrooms-can-save-bees-our-food-supply

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Study Shows Cannabis Protects the Liver From Alcohol Damage

JOSH KAPLAN (Savushkin/iStock)   We hear a lot about the effects of cannabis on the brain and body, but rarely do we consider its effects when used in combination with other drugs, like alcohol. Studying the health impacts of both alcohol and cannabis on their own is valuable, but it doesn’t always reflect the public’s […]

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First European cannabis treatment center is in Croatia

By  Jelena Darijević Spa Resort Sveti Martin   As from the beginning of this April, Croatia will become the home to the first cannabis treatment centre in Europe. The well-known Croatian wellness resort Terme Sveti Martin (Spa Resort Sveti Martin) in the Međimurje County will be the first destination to introduce the first European Canabio centre, […]

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High hopes for hemp harvesters

Michelle Slater Gippsland industrial hemp manufacturer Darren Christie with one of hos processing machines. photograph: michelle slater.   Gippsland farmers are being encouraged to jump on board a burgeoning local industrial hemp co-operative to be launched in Morwell next month. The co-op aims to get locals growing what is a sustainable and high-return crop to […]

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