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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Marijuana Economy Comes Out of the Shadows

This could be the trade show for any well-established industry — only this is a new kind of business conference with a special Colorado theme: legal weed. The marijuana economy is here and out in the open.

May 15, 2015

Let The States Make Drug Law

How many million more lives are going to be ruined and how many billion more dollars will be poured down the drain before we let states control drug law?

May 5, 2015
Hemp Seeds

Maligned Hemp Seed Has A Raft Of Health, Environmental Benefits

By Sharon Palmer, R.D., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter (Tribune Media Services) In the past, hemp has gotten a bad rap because of its close relative, marijuana. However, while both plants are in the cannabis family, they’re very different. Unlike marijuana, hemp seeds contain only 0.001 percent of the active compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), thus hemp does not […]

January 5, 2015

Weekend Reader: ‘A New Leaf: The End Of Cannabis Prohibition’

Today Weekend Reader brings you A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition, by award-winning investigative journalists Alyson Martin and Nushin Rashidian, whose work has also appeared in The New York Times and The Nation. Martin and Rashidian argue that American society is now at a turning point, heading toward increasing acceptance and inevitable legalization of cannabis across the […]

March 15, 2014

NY Governor Authorizes Medical Marijuana

New York (AFP) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday he will authorize the medical use of marijuana, making his the 21st U.S. state to do so and one of the biggest. Cuomo, a Democrat who has in the past opposed such a measure, announced a limited pilot program to serve the state of […]

January 9, 2014