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Step Inside a House Made of Weed

CHARLOTTE JANSEN Photography by YAELI GABRIELY   Nestled on a quiet hillside looking out on the Mediterranean Sea, you’d never guess this house is made of cannabis. Israel’s first ever marijuana house, in the rural village of Ein Hod, is a 250-square-metre private villa built without cement: instead, the 35cm thick external walls are made […]

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Patients Are Ditching Opioid Pills for Weed

SARAH ZHANG Can marijuana help solve the opioid epidemic?   James Feeney, a surgeon in Connecticut, heard it from his patients. A few actually turned down his prescription for oxycodone, the popular opioid painkiller that has also gained notoriety with the opioid epidemic. His patients, Feeney recalls, would say, “Listen, don’t give me any of […]

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Utah House panel unanimously passes medical marijuana research bill

Dennis Romboy Adobe stock photo    Utah researchers would be able study cannabis for medicinal use without federal approval under a bill that unanimously cleared a House committee Monday. “This is the first step in what I think is the right policy direction for this state,” said Rep. Brad Daw, R-Orem, sponsor of HB130.   […]

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Meet the Nevada Politician with a Pot Strain Named After Him

DAN HERNANDEZ Tick Segerblom told us the story of his own strain, smoking weed on the White House roof, and more.   By now, Tick Segerblom has attended a lot of conferences where careful politicians frame their support for recreational marijuana use with a boilerplate disclaimer. I’ve never smoked marijuana, but…  Segerblom is different. A state senator who hails from downtown […]

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Pot party: Las Vegas welcomes Willie Nelson’s new marijuana products

By Chris Kudialis CHRISTOPHER DEVARGAS Country music legend Willie Nelson speaks to fans during an event celebrating the collaboration between Willie’s Reserve and Redwood Cultivation at Exile in downtown Las Vegas, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. With burning joints raised high, about 200 marijuana industry employees and representatives celebrated the arrival of country music legend and marijuana […]

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Medical marijuana gets spotlight in pre-Super Bowl event in Houston

By Mike D. Smith Ex-NFL quarterback Jim McMahon now smokes medical marijuana. (AP file photo)   Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon, former New Orleans Saints offensive lineman Kyle Turley, former Denver Broncos tight end Nate Jackson and former Chicago Bears lineman Eben Britton are scheduled to make appearances.   Full Article:  http://www.chron.com/business/bizfeed/article/Medical-marijuana-gets-spotlight-in-pre-Super-10855643.php  

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Marijuana-smoked turkey now served in Denver deli

Kyle Clark, KUSA , KUSA   How do you like your turkey? Oven roasted? Fried? Baked? How about weed-smoked? Cook’s Fresh Market in downtown Denver has two new items on their menu this week: a weed-roasted natural turkey sandwich or the Mile High club sandwich.   Full Article:  http://www.kgw.com/life/marijuana-smoked-turkey-now-served-in-denver-at-cooks-fresh-market/393829491  

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Russia opens cannabis processing plant in Penza region

Author: Tatiana Kanunnikova Photo: fotki.yandex.ru “Cannabis has already been planted, now it is needed to build a plant to process the herb.” Full Article: http://russianconstruction.com/news-1/26315-russia-opens-cannabis-processing-plant-in-penza-region.html

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Navajo Tribe Signs Its First Hemp Growing Resolution

Debra Borchardt Cedric Black Eagle, founding partner of CannaNative, signing a deal with San Diego venture capital firm General Hemp to fund CannaNative. May 7, 2015. (Photo by Jordan Guzzardo) The Navajo have signed their first resolution to grow industrial hemp from the cannabis plant. CannaNative was also able to obtain the first signed Resolution from Navajo, and next they will […]

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Rotary Club Inducts First Cannabis Business Owner

Keith Mansur   The Rotary Club of Eugene, Oregon has made history. Earlier today they inducted the first Marijuana Dispensary owner in their club, Joseph Hopkins of The Greener Side. Believed to be the first major service club in the world to do so, Eugene Rotary Club’s acceptance shows that cannabis businesses are good for […]

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