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Law Enforcement Agencies Review New Marijuana Policies - CBS Local

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Law Enforcement Agencies Review New Marijuana Policies
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Now that a new marijuana law is taking effect, law enforcement agencies are looking at how they'll change their ways.
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The Russ Belville Show #357 - Sharon Ravert on Georgia Medical Marijuana - YouTube

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Wendy Davis supports medical marijuana - CNN (blog)

Wendy Davis supports medical marijuana - CNN (blog) | The legalization of marijuana | Scoop.it
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Wendy Davis supports medical marijuana
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(CNN) – Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis said she supports medical marijuana use as well easing the state's legal consequences for possessing small amounts of the drug.
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Marijuana manufacturing 2.0 - Fortune

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Marijuana manufacturing 2.0
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FORTUNE -- Matthew Cohen wants his startup TRiQ to be the Toyota of marijuana manufacturing. The company, which opened its doors in Ukiah, Cal. in 2013, has a long way to go.
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What Causes The Munchies? Why The High Brain Is A Starving Brain | Yahoo Health

What Causes The Munchies? Why The High Brain Is A Starving Brain | Yahoo Health | The legalization of marijuana | Scoop.it
It's a question that's vexed pot smokers and chronic pain sufferers for years, and one for which science now has an answer: What causes the munchies?
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muchies.....

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Studies claim medical marijuana may reduce suicide rates, traffic fatalities - PBS NewsHour

Studies claim medical marijuana may reduce suicide rates, traffic fatalities - PBS NewsHour | The legalization of marijuana | Scoop.it
PBS NewsHour Studies claim medical marijuana may reduce suicide rates, traffic fatalities PBS NewsHour Contrary to the claims of outdated anti-marijuana PSA's, a new study published in the the American Public Journal of Health claims that...
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D.C.’s Pot Legalization Initiative Gets Some Unexpected Star Power

D.C.’s Pot Legalization Initiative Gets Some Unexpected Star Power | The legalization of marijuana | Scoop.it
This long-haired soap tycoon has attracted a cult following for his inventively packaged hemp soap and history of strange political actions. (Let’s thank David & @DrBronner’s team for backing legalizing #marijuana.
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Will your state be next to legalize pot?

Will your state be next to legalize pot? | The legalization of marijuana | Scoop.it
A snapshot of the landscape for decriminalization, medicinal use, and just plain getting high. (RT @MotherJones: Will Your State Be Next to Legalize Pot?
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Smokebuddy Review - The Smoke Odor Eliminating Device

Smokebuddy Review - The Smoke Odor Eliminating Device | The legalization of marijuana | Scoop.it
A Smokebuddy smoke odor eliminating device review. Smoke buddy is a buddy for smokers. Personal air filter.
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Let me tell you....I have sent some poor child to college buying incense sticks, cones, Lysol, Airwick.....name something...including Fabreze.  And pipes and bongs can stink just as bad as paper.  I am going to get a "Smokebuddy" and see if I can save some money.  According to the author (Dank Aaron on Nugs.com), this is the bomb-diggety. I will keep you guys posted and let you know when I get one....

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HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup: LA / San Bernardino

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The High Times Medical Cannabis Cup is coming to California February 8th and 9th of 2014. This is one of the greatest events on earth for Marijuana lovers and patients.
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If you are in San Bernardino, Cali this weekend, then go check out the HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup: LA/San Bernardino~

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Two months after Colorado raids, marijuana operators back in business - Denver Post

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Two months after Colorado raids, marijuana operators back in business Denver Post Two months after the largest federal raids on the Colorado medical marijuana industry, many of the operators involved are back in business on a smaller scale, and one...
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17 Marijuana Snacks To Eat During The Stoner Bowl - BuzzFeed

17 Marijuana Snacks To Eat During The Stoner Bowl - BuzzFeed | The legalization of marijuana | Scoop.it
17 Marijuana Snacks To Eat During The Stoner Bowl BuzzFeed IMPORTANT NOTE: Most of the recipes should be started a day in advance because nearly all of them start with infusing butter or oil with marijuana — a process that's best done over low heat...
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In Flex We Trust » (Video) Jada Pinkett-Smith Talks Tupac & Will Smith On Arsenio Hall Show!

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Banking Gets Easier For Legal Marijuana Businesses

Banking Gets Easier For Legal Marijuana Businesses | The legalization of marijuana | Scoop.it
This week, the Feds created rules for the Treasury and Justice departments to begin allowing legal marijuana businesses and producers to bank legally in the U.S.
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Banks cleared to accept marijuana business

The U.S. government issued rules on Friday for the first time allowing banks to legally provide financial services to state-licensed marijuana businesses.
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About time!!!

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Legal Weed's Effect on Stoned Driving Remains Hazy - TIME

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New York Times (blog) Legal Weed's Effect on Stoned Driving Remains Hazy TIME The potential for legal marijuana to yield more impaired drivers on the road has been a talking point throughout the political process in both states—as well as states...
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Blumenauer Highlights Failed Federal Marijuana Prohibition

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How idiotic our laws are....this is worth the four minute watch.  The proverbial, "how many people have od'd from weed" question is getting old.  We all know the answer.....and there are the crickets chirping.....

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Clark: NFL players use pot for pain, stress

Ryan Clark says NFL players, including some of his Pittsburgh Steelers teammates, turn to smoking marijuana for a variety of reasons, especially as a means to relieve pain and manage stress.
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This is absolutely ridiculous.  Yes, there are NFL players that smoke, for whatever reason.  But what's worse...a bud or a steroid?  I'm sorry....the hypocrisy that goes on with weed is just stupid.  I am pretty sure the NFL knows about the weed, just like they know about the steroids, coke and whatever other RX drugs that players take. 

 

It is a shame that corporations (think NFL here) want to dictate how you kill your pain.  If a player is more comfortable smoking weed versus taking hydrocodone what is the problem? And tell me hydrocodone, which is routinely prescribed for pain (aka Dilaudid), is better than weed? Really? I'm guessing, but whatever prescription pain killers players are getting have to be strong enough to kill NFL type pain, and hydrocodone comes to mind for that kind of pain. 

 

I would really rather see NFL players have a choice in what they use to kill their pain. After all, it's their pain. 

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Vice President Joe Biden Not High On Marijuana Legalization - TIME (blog)

Vice President Joe Biden Not High On Marijuana Legalization - TIME (blog) | The legalization of marijuana | Scoop.it
Vice President Joe Biden Not High On Marijuana Legalization TIME (blog) Just weeks after President Barack Obama told the New Yorker that the drug is no more dangerous than alcohol, Biden said the administration supports smarter enforcement, but not...
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The Death of Marijuanas Ignorance

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This article hits on all the current hot topics of Marijuana being legal for recreational use, as well as a brief history and description on why it was even made illegal in the first place.
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Thread: Hot, Fast glycerol extraction - 420 Magazine

Thread: Hot, Fast glycerol extraction - 420 Magazine | The legalization of marijuana | Scoop.it
Hi! Tried this the other day, good result. 3.2 grams Sour Diesel, dried, powdered. Heat 1/2 fl. oz. vegetable glycerin to 375 F, stir in herb in small (1/8 tsp.) increments. Will foam up a bit. Stir.
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Before pot goes to polls, Tampa gets its first college of cannabis

Before pot goes to polls, Tampa gets its first college of cannabis | The legalization of marijuana | Scoop.it

I TAMPA — On the first day of class at cannabis college, the professor gave a quick survey of a long history: from a Chinese emperor's writings on hemp to the founding of High Times magazine.

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I like the idea of starting "cannaversities".  I think it shows the rest of the world that people are taking this seriously.  Of course, there will be those that will say people like Mr. Bufford are just jumping on the band wagon trying to make a buck in the marijuana industry without actually being "one of us".  But who says that everybody that participates has to blaze up? All of us don't drink, but we probably know as much about alcohol as any drinker.  I think it's a good thing that even those outside of the "blaze-up" want to provide us with choices.  It is definitely worth watching how cannaversities evolve. And cheers to Tampa for pushing towards MMJ!!  

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Naturally, You Can Now Buy Seahawks-Themed Pot at a Seattle Marijuana ... - The Atlantic Cities

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Naturally, You Can Now Buy Seahawks-Themed Pot at a Seattle Marijuana ...
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Now, the famously laidback football star has a specially grown strain of marijuana named after him too.
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No 420 mile markers in New Mexico - KOB.com

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No 420 mile markers in New Mexico
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In Colorado, where recreational pot smoking just became legal, people kept stealing road signs bearing that number. Therefore, Colorado decided to put a 419.99 mile marker in its place.
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