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Canadian study finds saliva tests don’t work

6 hours 2 min ago

The populatiry of using roadside driving tests has nothing to do with impaired driving and everything to do with making money for corporations and police.

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Celebrate Hemp History Week: Buy hemp.

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 23:20

The HIA marks another Hemp History Week with events across the nation to celebrate changes in federal law – domestic commercial farming and CBD extraction.

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Illinois a signature away from legal adult cannabis

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 14:50

The state of Illinois vaulted past New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to pass an adult legalization and regulation law, which takes effect in January.

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Five ways states can benefit from cannabis legalization

Sat, 06/01/2019 - 02:43

Oklahoma, typically seen as a conservative state, is relatively liberal in terms of medical marijuana laws – and other states can learn from its approach.

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Cannabusiness leaders lobby DC for federal reform

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 14:44

Cannabis business leaders met with hundreds of members of Congress seeking access to banking, fair taxes and legalization to address the Drug War's harms.

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CEO sponsors large CBD crop for Puerto Rico recovery

Mon, 05/27/2019 - 14:58

A Switzerland-based company is bringing a CBD rich hemp cultivation project to US territory Puerto Rico to help save its hurricane-ravaged economy.

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NJ legislature may punt legalization to voters

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 15:01

After starting the year with high hopes, a snag over taxes stalled legalization in the state of New Jersey so the issue may go to the voters in November.

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Hemp legal, now HIA takes on Facebook censors

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 14:50

The hemp industry is hitting back at Facebook over its cannabis censorship algorithm with a Times Square, NYC, billboard and online petition.

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Colorado, Las Vegas to allow consumption lounges

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 14:58

In an expanding trend, cannabis consumption lounges will soon be opening in Colorado and Nevada, in addition to Alaska and numerous cities in California.

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Study debunks claims against cannabis retail

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 14:00

A new study, 'Special Report: Debunking Dispensary Myths,' found that, "the published research finds that legal retailers are safe, responsible neighbors."

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Cannabis consumers, workers denied citizenship

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 16:12

The scandal-ridden Trump administration is labeling anyone who uses or works with cannabis, legally or otherwise, as not moral enough for us citizenship.

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FDA seeks public input on CBD rules by July

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 14:46

The federal FDA is selectively targeting CBD products, even as it takes public input on how to regulate the cannabinoids. Here's how to contact the agency.

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Busy month for cannabis in New Mexico

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 18:41

New Mexico's new Democratic governor signed laws for medical marijuana, protection from drug tests, decriminalizing adult cannabis use and clearing records.

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MS Patients with Cannabis use fewer pharma drugs

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 18:59

New data links cannabis use by multiple sclerosis patients with symptom mitigation and reduced use of prescription drugs.

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Students to have new degree option soon: Cannabis

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 14:42

A review of student papers found that “marijuana” was probably the most-mentioned word in college essays across the United States in 2018 with more to come.

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Law enforcement: Harm reduction needed in prisons

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 18:41

Responding to the opioid crisis, more than 55 law enforcement and criminal justice leaders, including 35 elected sheriffs and prosecutors, have called for harm reduction in prisons. Harm reduction refers to policies that help, rather than harm, people with substance misuse issues. Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP), a non-profit of law enforcement officials who work […]

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Take a cannabis spirituality trip to Jamaica

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 15:20

As higher awareness of the personal spiritual and sacramental value of cannabis emerges worldwide, some will make a conscious pilgrimage to Jamaica in June.

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Medical marijuana boosts senior employment

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 14:40

New research shows that seniors with access to medical cannabis reported less pain, greater overall health and better employment prospects.

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Senators again press for US banking reforms

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 09:12

Legislation in both Houses of Congress would protect financial institutions from prosecution and ease restrictions on state-compliant cannabis businesses.

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Alaska cannabis lounges won’t be open for 4/20

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 14:56

Alaska's licensed cannabis retailers may soon apply for an "on-site consumption" permit. They might be open by tourist high season, but not for 4/20.

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