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Tainted synthetic pot eyed as cause of another Illinois death as store owner accused of selling substance held without bail

CHICAGO — As a Chicago convenience store owner accused of selling tainted synthetic pot was ordered to be held without bond Friday, authorities were investigating the possibility that a third death could be tied to an outbreak that has now sickened nearly 100 people in Illinois and continues to worsen. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office…

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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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North American Cannabis Holdings Announces Healthcare Spin-Off and Shareholder Dividend LOI

  DALLAS, Jul. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ –North American Cannabis Holdings, Inc. (OTC: USMJ) today announced a letter of intent (LOI) agreement intended to result in a spin-off the Company’s healthcare operations and a dividend to be issued to shareholders. “The Company launched a cannabis consumer product development operation in 2013,” explained CEO Steven Rash. “After two years…

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Feds seize 12,000 marijuana plants from Indian land in Modoc County, California

Two tribes occupy property targeted in raid Two pot-cultivation facilities searched Wednesday Informants says Canadian cigarette-maker jointly operated grows A surveillance photo taken June 19 from the northbound shoulder of Highway 395 in rural Modoc County shows part of a large marijuana manufacturing site on the XL Ranch, which is American Indian land belonging to the Pit River Tribe. The white pickup truck belongs to a private security firm contracted to guard the site. | Special Agent Charles Turner U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Read…

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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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Connecticut Lawmakers Approve Hemp Legalization Bill

HARTFORD, CT — Lawmakers in Connecticut approved a bill Wednesday aimed legalizing industrial hemp cultivation in the state. The Senate voted 36-0 to approve the measure, House Bill 5780, which previously passed the House by a vote of 142-2. Once enacted, the bill will allow Connecticut to begin industrial hemp pilot and research programs through the Department of Agriculture and the state’s higher education institutions, in accordance with new federal regulations introduced last year. The bill defines industrial hemp as cannabis containing less than 0.3% THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) on…

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