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Josh Stanley at TED talks in Boulder Colorado

Josh Stanley at TEDX Boulder on Cannabis

Josh Stanley’s TEDxBoulder talk Cannabis — and its non-psychoactive compound — is improving the lives of children suffering from pediatric epilepsy. Imagine being a child who suffers from hundreds (yes, hundreds) of seizures a day. You can’t do the things “normal” kids do. Your parents can’t even get to know you because you’re all embroiled …

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Colorado marijuana investment at issue

Colorado Marijuana: We’re Going to Run Out of Weed

On New Year’s Day, some Colorado marijuana dispensaries are set to become the first in the nation to legally sell weed for recreational use. But it hasn’t been a ride on Easy Street. In addition to trying to clear the hoop maze of local and state licensing issues in time for Jan. 1, local potpreneurs …

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Colorado: High-Tech Marijuana Tracking System

Colorado marijuana regulators introduced a new high-tech tracking system this week that will allow every legally grown plant or produced marijuana product to be tracked in the state through the entire growth cycle. Called the Marijuana Inventory Tracking System, each plant or product will have a small tag that can be scanned by a scanner …

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Colorado Marijuana DUI law is 5 nanograms

Colorado communities still adapting to Amendment 64

Amendment 64, which allows the legal recreational use of marijuana in Colorado, has led to some issues for cities within the state. In 2012, Colorado voters approved Amendment 64, which was a constitutional amendment that would allow for the recreational use of marijuana within the state. The measure was proposed as a way to change …

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Cannabidiol for treating cancer in the brain

Marijuana & Brain Cancer: Why CBD Beats Gliomas

A non-psychoactive chemical found in marijuana called cannabidiol (CBD) could offer an effective treatment for brain cancer and is potentially an effective anti-cancer drug in the management of gliomas, without side effects, according to a new study from a team of Investigators in Spain, Italy and Canada. The results suggest that CBD helps battle brain …

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Colorado Marijuana Laws are reshaping science

Families See Colorado as New Frontier on Medical Marijuana

FOUNTAIN, Colo. — As their children cooed from wheelchairs and rocked softly in their arms, the marijuana migrants of Colorado clasped hands, bowed their heads and said a prayer of cautious thanks. They thanked God for the dinner of roast turkey and mashed potatoes, for their children and for the marijuana-based serum that has drawn …

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L-R: Amy, Carly and Dustin Chandler. Source: WBRC video

Alabama dad says medical marijuana could ease his daughter’s suffering

By Vanessa Araiza –  HOOVER, AL (WBRC) – A Hoover father is pushing state representatives to open a debate over legalization of CBD, another form of cannabis given to children with seizures. Dustin Chandler is the father of a one-year-old girl, Carly who suffers from a rare disease called CDKL5. Because of the disease Carly …

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DenverPost.com-Colorado must carefully define “public consumption” of marijuana

DenverPost.com – If you thought the big decisions about recreational marijuana in Colorado were behind us when voters legalized it last year and lawmakers set up a retail sales framework, think again. Colorado is fast approaching a public policy crossroads over the issue of marijuana consumption. The constitutional amendment allowing recreational weed said the measure …

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Colorado Govenor John Hickenlooper

Colorado Governor Signs Bill Ending Marijuana Prohibition

Today, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation that continue the reform of marijuana laws in Colorado set in motion last election by the voters in the state. Once voters made it clear that marijuana prohibition must end, Hickenlooper established a task force of various stakeholder communities to provide guidance for the general assembly to enact legislation …

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