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Jamaica join the medical marijuana revolution

Jamaica launches first medical marijuana company

Local scientist and businessman hopes to corner world market in medicinal usage of drug. A Jamaican scientist has launched a company which he hopes will boost the country’s ‘chronic’ economy using one of its most famous products – marijuana. Henry Lowe has created MediCanja, which aims to capitalize on the global increase in the use …

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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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Colorado Capital- Recreational Marijuana

Colorado Goes Legal for Recreational Use

Colorado has become the first state in the country to finalize rules for recreational marijuana businesses, which are expected to open at the beginning of next year. The Denver Post reports that the rules released late Monday by the Colorado Department of Revenue cover everything from pot shop licensing to inventory tracking to marijuana packaging …

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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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2013 Hightimes Cannabis Cup in Denver Colorado

Denver: 420 + Hightimes + Cannabis Cup = a Mile High Party

The first-ever HIGH TIMES US Cannabis Cup is coming to Denver, Colorado! The two-day cannabis expo will feature cultivation seminars and activism sessions with HIGH TIMES editors, leaders of the marijuana movement, and major cannabis celebrities.  Hemp Inc. (symbol:HEMP) will be there and I heard Bruce Perlowin will be hanging around as well.  Will you …

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Medical Marijuana Pills

Medical cannabis provides dramatic relief

Though controversial, medical cannabis has been gaining ground as a valid therapy, offering relief to suffers of diseases such as cancer, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, ALS and more. The substance is known to soothe severe pain, increase the appetite, and ease insomnia where other common medications fail. In 2009, Zach Klein, a graduate of Tel Aviv …

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