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A recap of some important cannabis related news we read last week: Puerto Rico Governor Signs Executive Order to Legalize Medical Marijuana [ TIME / Alexandra Sifferlin ] Marijuana legalization is more popular than any potential 2016 presidential contender [ Quinnipiac University poll ] Cannabinoids In Cannabis Found In Human Breast Milk [ Medical Jane


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Historic CARERS Act Introduced by Bipartisan Senators


On March 10, 2015, Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Democrats Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Cory Booker of New Jersey introduced a bill that could end the federal ban on medical marijuana. This Bill would “allow patients, doctors and businesses in states that have already passed medical-marijuana laws to participate in those


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A New Era of Marijuana Policy


Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon took to the floor of the U.S. House on Thursday to talk about paving the way for States to chart their own course to legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana We can only hope he will receive a hearing and a vote on his proposed bill. His speech is well worth


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Quick History of Women and Cannabis


Great article written by Taryn Hillin for Fusion on the ways women used pot throughout history. Some exceprts: Tantric sex disciples drank pot ‘milkshakes.’ From about the seventh century onward, the use of cannabis became widespread in Indian tantric sex practices. Called Bhang, pot was often mixed with milk, water, and other spices into a


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U.S. Surgeon General Says Marijuana ‘Can Be Helpful’ Medicine


New Surgeon General Dr.Vivek Murthy wants science to dictate policy on the legalization of marijuana. “We have some preliminary data that for certain medical conditions and symptoms, that marijuana can be helpful,” Murthy said during his first live interview as Surgeon General on “CBS This Morning”. This is a very big statement that could help


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Legal Marijuana is the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Industry


According to a recent Huffington Post article and The ArcView Group, cannabis is now the fastest-growing industry in the United States. According to the report, the legal marijuana industry brought in $2.4 billion in 2014 —an increase of 74 percent in just one year’s time. Read the full article by clicking here. And see some


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President Obama Talks Marijuana


President Obama continues to open up dialogue about legal marijuana in a recent YouTube Interview. “What you’re seeing now is Colorado, Washington, through state referenda, they’re experimenting with legal marijuana,” said Obama. “The position of my administration has been that we still have federal laws that classify marijuana as an illegal substance, but we’re not


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