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Pot Compounds Inhibit Oral Cancers

Syracuse, NY–(ENEWSPF)–June 25, 2010.  The administration of the plant cannabinoids delta-8-THC and delta-9-THC inhibit cellular respiration and tumor growth in human oral cancer cells, according to preclinical trial data published in the June issue of the journal Pharmacology. Investigators at the State University of New York (SUNY), Upstate Medical University in Syracuse assessed the anticancer […]

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Fairfax allows medical pot club to provide delivery

Fairfax residents unable to travel to a medical marijuana dispensary can now legally receive home delivery.The town Planning Commission approved the move and also granted the Marin Alliance for Medical Marijuana permission to serve minor patients who enter its School Street dispensary, and to sell cloned marijuana plants. But the commission refused to allow the […]

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San Jose Rethinks 'Draconian' Ordinance

Facing a vocal barrage from a well-educated cross-section of San Jose’s 55,000 cannabis patients, the city’s leaders kicked the can down the road Tuesday evening — voting to postpone regulating dispensaries until August. “This is the good part,” said dispensary operator Stephen DeAngelo after the marathon, six-hour hearing. “It’s another one of those days that […]

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Transforming Power

DAILEKH: Locals of Baluwatar and Naumale, in a remote basin 28 km northwest of the district headquarters Dullu, have seen their lives transformed since a micro-hydro system was installed. CFL bulbs have replaced the hazardous kerosene lamps in their homes, women have been freed from the drudgery of milling grain, and men no longer need […]

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John Stossel: War on drugs worse than drugs

I’M CONFUSED. When I walk around busy midtown Manhattan, I often smell marijuana. Despite the crowds, some people smoke weed in public. Usually the police leave them alone, and yet other times they act like a military force engaged in urban combat. This February, cops stormed a Columbia, Mo., home, killed the family dog and […]

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Oregon Needs Your Help Getting Medical Marijuana Initiative on Ballot

By Allen St. Pierre In another affirmation of cannabis law reform’s political momentum in America, the organizers at VoterPower of Oregon have very likely qualified for the ballot what will be ‘Initiative-28’ this November. Enough signatures have been gathered, but, in an effort to make sure that enough signatures legally qualify the measure for the […]

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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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