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Santa Cruz medical marijuana collective stays true to its roots

By Peter Hecht SANTA CRUZ – By his count, Don Ivey, 56, should have been dead six times by now. The artisan and former competitive in-line skater survived both a stabbing and a scuba diving accident as a young man. Fifteen years ago, he was diagnosed with AIDS and hepatitis C. Five years ago, he […]

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Cuts prompt police to call for debate on drugs and redirect resources

Tim Hollis, chairman of the Association of Chief Police Officers’ drugs committees, does not want to criminalise people caught with minor amounts of substances such as cannabis. Photograph: Daniel Karmann/CorbisOne of Britain’s most senior police officers has said youngsters caught carrying personal amounts of drugs such as cannabis should “not be criminalised”, in order to […]

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Stoners Celebrate Decriminalization of Pot at Hempfest Boston 2010 Today

Marijuana advocates gather today, Saturday September 18, 2010 for an event popularly known as Hempfest Boston. The event held at the Boston Commons, features music, discussion and a whole lot of smoking. Massachusetts decriminalized the possession of an ounce or less of pot in 2009. Anyone caught with that amount only gets a $100 ticket […]

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Arizona health department preps for medical marijuana passage

by Angela Gonzales There are less than two months before the Nov. 2 general election, when voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana for medical use in Arizona. Will Humble is busy preparing for what seems to be the inevitable. Polls show strong support for passage of Proposition 203, and the executive director of the […]

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Hemp houses offer sustainability without sacrificing style

by Bryce Wolfe While the United States continues to ban the cultivation of industrial hemp because of its relationship to marijuana, other countries recognize the plant’s considerable economic and environmental benefits. The soft, hardy fiber can be found in paper, clothing and, increasingly, in houses. In the United Kingdom, Bath University researchers have constructed a […]

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Springs finds no tie between crime and marijuana shops

COLORADO SPRINGS — Medical-marijuana dispensaries aren’t attracting crime in Colorado Springs. The Gazette newspaper reported that police have yet to find a correlation between the city’s approximately 175 pot shops and increased crime. Denver police made a similar conclusion this year. In Colorado Springs, there have been 41 criminal incidents at dispensaries or growing operations […]

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Low Carbon Hemp House Put to the Test

Used to make paper, clothing and car body panels, hemp could also be used to build environmentally-friendly homes of the future say researchers at the University of Bath. A consortium, led by the BRE (Building Research Establishment) Centre for Innovative Construction Materials based at the University, has constructed a small building on the Claverton campus […]

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Charges dropped against man who grew pot as medicine

ST. CHARLES COUNTY • Prosecutors have dismissed felony drug charges against a man who said he was growing marijuana for medical reasons. Kenneth R. Wells, 57, of St. Charles County, was charged in 2008 after a house fire led investigators to find plants that added up to 1.4 pounds of marijuana in his basement. He […]

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Hemp – The Wonder Plant!

I have been extremely lucky in life, in that how I make my living is by doing what I am extremely passionate about. I work with the Green Living Show in Toronto, which is one of the largest environmental and eco shows in North America. I’m one of an amazing team of people responsible for […]

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