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Canada’s War on Weed – Video

With a reported value of over six billion dollars, it’s no secret that marijuana in British Columbia is big business. However, due to the recent legalization of weed in Washington and Colorado, the draconian crime laws pushed forward by the Canadian Conservative government’s omnibus crime bill, and recent changes to medical marijuana regulations, the entire industry is suddenly facing an identity crisis. VICE Canada went west to talk to the people directly affected by these recent events: from the legalization activists and the large and…

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Researchers: Cannabis residue found in Shakespeare’s tobacco pipes

Researchers have found cannabis residue inside tobacco pipes that belonged to noted British playwright William Shakespeare, shown here in a 17-century portrait. Historians believe new drugs came to Europe in the 17th century (MEDIA GENERAL) – Was William Shakespeare high when he wrote some of his most famous plays? We don’t know for sure, but we do have new evidence that the Bard dabbled with drugs. New tests done by a research team in South Africa found cannabis residue inside four of Shakespeare’s tobacco pipes.…

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Off The Grid: Legalized Marijuana Brings Record High Tax Benefits for Colorado Schools

In case you missed it, Colorado’s marijuana tax incentive for schools just set previous records and has collected more money in the first half of the year than all of 2014. READ to find out more: http://goo.gl/nmvLjE Legalized Marijuana Brings Record High Tax Benefits for Colorado Schools – Read now on Jesse Ventura’s Off The Grid at Ora.TV ORA.TV Local news outlet KOAA out Colorado are reporting that the state has hit record highs in regards to marijuana tax incentives for school construction. KOAA reports that the…

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‪#‎Hemp Seed Eating Village in China Holds Oldest, Healthiest People in the World

While there is a man in Bolivia said to be the oldest living person in the world, at 123 years of age, a village in China is boasting ages far older than the global average, and few suffer from any health problems. Scientists believe the secret is in their diet, which actually  includes lots of hempseed. It also helps that the water and air in Bama Yao, China are exceptionally clean, and that their food contains noticeably less fat, animal proteins, salt, and sugar than…

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Tax $ wasted. ‪Police‬ Eat ‪Marijuana‬ ‪Edibles‬ During Raid in California (VIDEO)

Surveillance video from a California pot dispensary prompts an internal investigation. A police raid of Sky High Holistic, an unlicensed marijuana dispensary in Santa Ana, California, was caught on the shop’s surveillance cameras, and the footage doesn’t look good. Matthew Pappas, the attorney for the shop, says the video shows officers eating marijuana-laced edibles and mistreating the disabled manager.According to Pappas, who shared edited footage of the raid with KTLA-TV, officers intimidated manager Marla James, an amputee who uses a wheelchair. The tape apparently captures…

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HOW and WHY does Cannabis Cure Cancer – Scientific Explanation

HOW and WHY does Cannabis Cure Cancer – Scientific Explanation Full Video: What Are Terpenes? Take a closer look at what Terpenes are and how they react within the cannabis plant. 1975 report on Cannabis and Cancer, from a dot gov site, hundreds if not thousands more articles on that same dot gov site. Why is that, if there is no medical benefit? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1159836 http://files.iowamedicalmarijuana.org/sc…n%2075.pdf

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Vancouver becomes 1st city in Canada to license medical marijuana sales – And the federal government is not very happy about it.

  Vancouver becomes 1st city in Canada to license medical marijuana sales The bylaw will charge retail dealers a $30,000 licence fee. cbc.ca Vancouver city council has voted to regulate and license the roughly 100 medical marijuana retailers in the city, making it the first city in Canada to do so. The bylaw was supported by Mayor Gregor Robertson, the dominant Vision Vancouver councillors, and Green Party Coun. Adriane Carr. Opposed were the city’s three Non-Partisan Association councillors. Coun. Kerry Jang called the controversial bylaw…

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Senator: U.S. Ban On Hemp Makes About As Much Sense As ‘A Ban On Portobello Mushrooms’

Hemp “was once a booming crop in America,” Wyden said. “It can, and should be, again.” Sen. Ron Wyden today today urged lifting the federal ban on industrial hemp, which has a wide variety of uses and economic benefits in Oregon and nationwide.   “In my view, keeping the ban on growing hemp makes about as much sense as instituting a ban on portobello mushrooms,” Wyden, who introduced a hemp legalization bill earlier this year, said on the Senate floor. “There’s no reason to outlaw…

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Breaking: US House Hemp Amendments Pass!

Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives voted to prevent the DEA and the Department of Justice from interfering with state hemp laws,   laws and Farm Bill pilot programs. In fact, they voted on 3 different hemp amendments and all 3 passed with overwhelming bipartisan majorities! The Bonamici amendment which protects states implementing state hemp farming regulations passed by a vote of 282-146. The Massie amendment which protects states that are implementing hemp pilot programs under the Farm Bill passed by a vote of 289 – 132. The Perry…

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Thousands of families praise Gov. Abbott for supporting hemp oil

WASHINGTON, DC (Coalition for Access Now) – The Coalition for Access Now – a non-profit coalition representing thousands of families petitioning for access to therapeutic hemp oil nationwide – released the following statement in support of Texas Governor Greg Abbott passing TX SB 339, which would legalize access to hemp oil therapies in the State of Texas. “On behalf of the thousands of families who have been suffering from lack of access to hemp oil therapies for our ailing children, I would like to thank…

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