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Breaking News: Australia Has Just Legalized Medical Marijuana Across the Entire Continent

Breaking News: Australia Has Just Legalized Medical Marijuana Across the Entire Continent

As the first entire continent legalizes marijuana, supporters across the world are hopeful that now, other continents such as North America and Europe will do the same.

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Win! Industrial Hemp Now Legal in North Carolina

Written by on November 5, 2015 in Environment, Farming with 34 Comments
Win! Industrial Hemp Now Legal in North Carolina

North Carolina will now be able to process a whopping 40 million pounds of hemp each year, paving way for long-awaited production and employment opportunities.

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New Findings Suggest Aerobic Exercise Affects the Brain Much Like This Drug

Written by on October 16, 2015 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 1 Comment
New Findings Suggest Aerobic Exercise Affects the Brain Much Like This Drug

Everyone has heard of “runner’s high,” but it seems that it’s quite a literal statement.

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Native American Tribe is Opening the Nation’s First “Marijuana Resort”

Written by on October 10, 2015 in Government, Policies with 33 Comments
Native American Tribe is Opening the Nation’s First “Marijuana Resort”

The tribe is facing considerable risks with this venture, considering that other tribes with similar plans were recently raided. What are your thoughts on this?

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Legal Pot Industry Springs to Life But Can It Be Sustainable?

Written by on October 4, 2015 in Government, Policies with 1 Comment
Legal Pot Industry Springs to Life But Can It Be Sustainable?

Oregon was the first state to decriminalize small amounts of cannabis (in 1973), and amongst the first to authorize medical marijuana growing and use (1998)

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Marijuana Profits Are So “High” in Colorado State Will Have to Reimburse Taxpayers

Written by on September 9, 2015 in Economy with 44 Comments
Marijuana Profits Are So “High” in Colorado State Will Have to Reimburse Taxpayers

Shocker: Colorado’s state government didn’t anticipate they might actually be making TOO much money from the sale of marijuana.

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Henry Ford’s Suppressed Hemp Car

Henry Ford’s Suppressed Hemp Car

We might think that our ethanol and biodiesel “flex-fuel” systems are all very cutting edge, but biofuel development is of course nothing new. In the 1930’s, Henry Ford made a hemp-fueled/hemp-bodied prototype car. The body panels were composed of 70% cellulose fibers, including industrial hemp, mixed with a resin binder, and apparently they were pretty sturdy.

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Hemp Could Free Us From Oil, Prevent Deforestation, Cure Cancer and It’s Environmentally Friendly – So Why Is It Illegal?

Written by on September 2, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 19 Comments
Hemp Could Free Us From Oil, Prevent Deforestation, Cure Cancer and It’s Environmentally Friendly – So Why Is It Illegal?

Did you know hemp (cannabis sativa) and marijuana (cannabis sativa var. indica) come from a similar species of plant, but they are very different and confusion has been caused by deliberate misinformation with far reaching effects on socioeconomics as well as on environmental matters.

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Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells, Admits the U.S. National Cancer Institute

Written by on August 31, 2015 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells, Admits the U.S. National Cancer Institute

Does this mean America may be drawing nearer to national legalization of marijuana?

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Chronically Ill 6-Year-Old Walks for First Time After Medical Cannabis Treatment

Written by on August 13, 2015 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health with 0 Comments
Chronically Ill 6-Year-Old Walks for First Time After Medical Cannabis Treatment

The idea of giving children medical cannabis as medicine may still seem taboo to some, but one can’t help but wonder why this is so. Find out how well this treatment worked for little Bella.

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Forrest Smelser and His Inspiring Journey with Cannabis Oil for Epileptic Seizures

Written by on August 6, 2015 in Health with 3 Comments
Forrest Smelser and His Inspiring Journey with Cannabis Oil for Epileptic Seizures

Thanks for sharing our story. It’s been almost a year and Forrest has had 4 seizures this year. He’s able to ride a bike, dance and last year he was top of his class in EVERY subject. Sharing our story has brought many families to TJs for their no-cost CBD for pediatric epilepsy. All of the patients have had tremendous improvement, many of which are completely seizure free. Many blessing[s] to all who have shared this and support us. -Tanesha Smelser

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Medical Marijuana for Expecting Mothers: What Health & Legal Risks Are Involved?

Written by on July 31, 2015 in Alternative Health Care, Health with 0 Comments
Medical Marijuana for Expecting Mothers: What Health & Legal Risks Are Involved?

Perhaps the first step to helping pregnant women is to unite the marijuana industry and advocacy movement to support the choices they make with their doctors. Marijuana businesses can start by creating a consistent culture respecting the health needs of pregnant women.

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How Medicinal Marijuana is Now Curing Chronic Issues in Dogs

How Medicinal Marijuana is Now Curing Chronic Issues in Dogs

Americans are starting to see cannabis for what it truly is — a harmless, useful plant with several healing virtues. Among the virtues being rediscovered is cannabis’s ability to cure chronic issues in dogs.

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Green Giving: How Cannabis Is Giving Back To Colorado Residents

Written by on February 22, 2015 in Economy with 2 Comments
Green Giving: How Cannabis Is Giving Back To Colorado Residents

Following the legalization of cannabis in 2012, voters decided to excise a 15 percent tax on pot to go towards schools, with an additional 10 percent to go to lawmakers. But due to a quickly growing economy, Colorado is now obligated to give back about $30.5 million.

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Key Marijuana Case May Lead to Nationwide Reclassification

Written by on February 15, 2015 in Agencies & Systems, Government with 3 Comments
Key Marijuana Case May Lead to Nationwide Reclassification

Nine men were recently accused of growing marijuana illegally on private and federal land. The men are arguing that the charges of a $10 million fine and life in prison should be dropped because marijuana is inaccurately classified by the U.S. government as a Schedule 1 substance.

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