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Pot Grower will Continue Hunger Strike

Hemp campaigner Bernard Rappaz says he won’t end his hunger strike and has accused doctors treating him in hospital of violating his human rights by force-feeding him. In an interview with the Tages Anzeiger and Der Bund newspapers, Rappaz says he would rather die straight on his back than live bent over, conforming to rules […]

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Oshawa Cannabis Day well Attended, Peaceful

Jillian Follert OSHAWA — The second attempt at Oshawa Cannabis Day went more smoothly than its predecessor last summer and managed to attract a much bigger crowd. Organizer Ben Fudge estimated about 200 people gathered at Memorial Park in downtown Oshawa on July 1 to show their support for issues such as legalization of marijuana […]

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Two Measures Qualify for Oregon Ballot

Oregon voters will decide this November whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries. That’s one of two initiatives that qualified for the Oregon ballot Friday. The Secretary of State’s office says backers submitted enough valid signatures. One measure would allow non-profit groups to set up shops where the state’s 36,000 medical marijuana users could buy pot. […]

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The Law of The Weed

Jul 15th 2010 | Los Angeles IN 1971 a group of teenagers in San Rafael, north of San Francisco, started meeting after school, at 4:20PM, to get high. The habit spread, and 420 became code for fun time among potheads worldwide. Ever since, California has remained in the vanguard of global cannabis culture. Oaksterdam University […]

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Omega 3s Reduce Risk of Colon Cancer

(NaturalNews) A study released by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has found that high omega-3 consumption helps to prevent colon cancer. Dr. Sangmi Kim and her team discovered what many other studies have already found, mainly that omega-3s are anti-inflammatory cancer fighters. The research team compared groups of people who consumed varying levels […]

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Hospitals Vie to Become Medical-Marijuana Dispensaries in N.J.

Teaching hospitals in New Jersey say they should hold a monopoly over marijuana distribution as the state plans to implement its medical-marijuana law, NJ.com reported July 12. The New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals argues that secure buildings, patient connections, and solid reputation make its members ideal candidates to facilitate medical-marijuana distribution. “The program not […]

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Our Cup Carbon Bootprint

It was fun, it was loud, it was colourful and it was a huge success. But especially green it was not. In fact, by several measures, the FIFA World Cup 2010 was possibly the least eco-friendly major international sporting event ever. Before we let the euphoria of all the excess gees generated by a job […]

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Union Endorses Intitiative to legalize Marijuana in California

The 200,000-member United Food and Commercial Workers, Western States Council, on Wednesday announced its support for Proposition 19, the initiative to legalize marijuana in California. “The Western States Council is endorsing Proposition 19 based upon our previous support of the medical cannabis initiative, 1996’s Proposition 215,” George Landers, the council’s executive director, said in a statement. […]

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New PTSD Guidelines May Lead to Increase in Medical Marijuana Licenses

By Marjorie Childress New federal guidelines that will streamline the diagnosis of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for veterans are likely to increase the number of PTSD patients in New Mexico’s medical marijuana program because they will make it easier for veterans to be diagnosed. Out of 14 states that allow medicinal use of marijuana number, […]

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Maintaining Memories With Marijuana

Can smoking marijuana prevent the memory loss associated with normal aging or Alzheimer’s disease? This is a question that I have been investigating for the past few years. The concept of medical marijuana is not a new one. A Chinese pharmacy book, written about 2737 BCE, was probably the first to mention its use as […]

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