Survey: More Than Seven In Ten Practicing Physicians Back Medical Marijuana Option

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Survey: More Than Seven In Ten Practicing Physicians Back Medical Marijuana Option | NORML

NEW YORK, NY — More than seven in ten practicing physicians support allowing qualified patients the option to use cannabis therapeutically, according to survey data published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research. New York University investigators surveyed the attitudes of practicing physicians in New York State. Seventy-one percent of respondents said that cannabis ought to be legal for […]

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More California Counties Move to Expunge Past Marijuana Convictions

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More California Counties Move to Expunge Past Marijuana Convictions | NORML

SACRAMENTO, CA — Officials in two additional California counties, Sonoma County (population 502,000) and Yolo County (population 213,000), have announced that they will proactively review and vacate thousands of past marijuana convictions. Sonoma county officials estimate that some 3,000 cases are eligible for either a sentence reduction or expungement. In Yolo County, the District Attorney’s Office has […]

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Poll: Tobacco, Alcohol, Sugar Perceived as More Harmful to Health Than Marijuana

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Poll: Tobacco, Alcohol, Sugar Perceived as More Harmful to Health Than Marijuana | NORML

NEW YORK, NY — Most Americans believe that consuming cannabis poses fewer harms to health than does the consumption of tobacco, alcohol, or sugar, according to the findings of a nationwide Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll. Respondents were asked which of the four substances they believed to be “most harmful to a person’s overall health.” Most respondents […]

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Report: Domestic Hemp Production More Than Doubles in Past Year

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Report: Domestic Hemp Production More Than Doubles in Past Year | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — Domestic hemp production increased dramatically from 2016 to 2017, according to data compiled by the advocacy organization Vote Hemp. The group calculates that US farmers cultivated over 23,000 acres of hemp in 2017, up from fewer than 10,000 acres in 2016. Under a 2014 federal law, states may license hemp cultivation as part of a university sponsored […]

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Survey: More Than One in Five Military Vets Uses Marijuana Medicinally

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Survey: More Than One in Five Military Vets Uses Marijuana Medicinally | NORML

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — More than one in five military veterans engage in the use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes, according to nationwide survey data conducted on behalf of The American Legion. The American Legion is the largest veterans’ advocacy organization in the United States. Twenty-two percent of respondents said they “use cannabis to treat a mental or physical condition.” Thirty-nine […]

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Jeff Sessions Escalates Drug War: Tells Prosecutors to Seek “Most Serious” Charges, More Severe Sentences for Drugs

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Jeff Sessions Escalates Drug War: Tells Prosecutors to Seek “Most Serious” Charges, More Severe Sentences for Drugs | Drug Policy Alliance

WASHINGTON, DC — Attorney General Jeff Sessions, pushing back on bi-partisan momentum to reduce the amount of people behind bars, issued a memo to prosecutors, calling on them to push for the “most serious” charges against people, hoping to trigger mandatory minimum drug sentences. The memo is a direct reversal of the policy of his […]

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President Obama Grants Clemency to 111 More People

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President Obama Grants Clemency to 111 More People | Drug Policy Alliance

WASHINGTON, DC — President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 111 people incarcerated in federal prison on Tuesday, almost all for drug offenses. This brings his total number of clemencies granted to 673 people. Many of those who received commutations today were victims of the disparity in sentencing between crack and cocaine. President Obama has been […]

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Farm symposium to focus on hemp, water, more

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Farm symposium to focus on hemp, water, more
Farm symposium to focus on hemp, water, more. Arkansas River study, hemp opportunities among topics. The Pueblo Chieftain. Published: February 3, 2016; Last modified: February 3, 2016 04:00AM. An update on a 15-year study of water tables, salinity and …
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Farmers eye hemp pilot program amid staggered grain market
Some McLean County farmers are hoping to break into the hemp production market soon, as related industries grow and rigid grain markets tumble. Already three McLean County farmers have applied to participate in Kentucky's hemp pilot program, which …
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This cannabis farm with more than 300 plants has been found in Bristol

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This cannabis farm with more than 300 plants has been found in Bristol
POLICE say that cannabis plants found in a house in St George had a street value of more than £250,000. The Avon and Somerset force said that more than 300 cannabis plants were found during a raid on a house in Fir Tree Lane, White's Hill, yesterday …
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Arrests over £618000 cannabis find in Springburn garage
Two men have been arrested after police seized drugs with a street value of about £618,000 from a garage in Glasgow. About 496kg (1,093lb) of cannabis resin was recovered by officers searching the garage in the Springburn area on Friday morning.
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5 Smartphone Hacks for Better Cannabis Photos
We can all agree that cannabis is an absolutely beautiful plant. However, it can be difficult at times to capture that beauty through photography. Whether you're a consumer who wants to share your gorgeous buds on social media or you're a cannabis …
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News digest – New NICE guidelines, more simple blood tests, and chemical …

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News digest – New NICE guidelines, more simple blood tests, and chemical …
The newspapers seem to love headlines about “simple blood tests” for cancer, prompted this time by research from American scientists investigating how to spot pancreatic cancer earlier by looking for tiny particles (called exosomes) in the blood. But …
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Readers sound off on fraud, government jobs, women in politics
Global warming/climate change is based on conventional wisdom not science. It has become a left-wing slogan to rally the simple-minded. As we can see, the simpler the minds the more they love the concept. The problem is that the facts don't back up the …
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