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Medical marijuana now legal in Australia

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The Australian parliament passed new national laws today paving the way for the use of medicinal cannabis by people with painful and chronic illness. Amendments to the Narcotic Drugs Act permit both legally-grown cannabis for the manufacture of medicinal cannabis products in Australia. The changes, proposed earlier this month by the …

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Industrial hemp now legal in North Carolina

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Numerous industries would benefit from the industrialization of hemp as they once did in America. But thanks to the federal government, this widely-diverse crop has been highly underutilized, even despite the fact that it is entirely different than psychoactive marijuana. Now, in a huge game-changing move for the US, North Carolina has …

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Govt research finds marijuana kills cancer cells

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The federal government admits in newly funded research that compounds found in marijuana have an unprecedented ability to go in and kill brain tumors without any negative side effects. But you’re still going to jail if you try to use it as a medication. And let’s be clear here: we’re not …

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List of all the medical studies proving cannabis cures cancer

Cannabis cures cancer

The scientific evidence for cannabis being a medicinal plant is now overwhelming, the data shows that…cannabis cures cancer. With medical marijuana now becoming legal in many places, thousands of people are being treated and cured from their ailments through the use of cannabis. One of these being the ability for cannabis to treat …

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Marijuana legalised in Washington and Colorado

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Here’s some good news in the election results: Voters in Washington and Colorado have decriminalized small quantities of marijuana for recreational use. This is an attempt to end the insane waste of law enforcement resources on small-time pot users who pose no threat to society. Although I’m personally not a pot user and I …

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Uruguay becomes first country to legalize marijuana nationwide

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Marijuana advocates across Uruguay are in celebration as they became the first country in the world to legalize the sale and production of marijuana nationwide. While critics are angry to see the continued chipping away of their failed War on Drugs, Uruguay’s leaders believe it’s a positive move to end the violence …

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Watch man suffering from Parkinson’s disease transformed by marijuana

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As research and anecdotal evidence increasingly indicate cannabis has medical benefits, a new series of videos from a man suffering from Parkinson’s disease highlight just how vital the marijuana plant is. Larry Smith, a former police officer, began to suffer from the debilitating neurological disease twenty years ago. In 2011, filmmakers began documenting …

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US government confirms that cannabis kills cancer cells

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The US government has confirmed that cannabis can kill cancer cells after the drug did so in tests on mice and rats, according to the National Cancer Institute. On its website The National Cancer Institute, part of the US department of health, said: “Laboratory and animal studies have shown that …

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Farmers begin planting hemp under new Colorado law

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Many farmers in Colorado will be expanding their list of planted crops this Spring after groundbreaking legislation was passed last November that allowed not only for the legalization of marijuana, but hemp as well. Now in case you’re not familiar, hemp is actually a multi-purpose substance that does not produce …

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Cannabis oil helping treat multiple diseases

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For those who believe in marijuana and cannabis freedom, the future has never been brighter. Right now there is an awakening to the benefits of cannabis for medicinal purposes, specifically something called CBD oil. But is the new CBD craze being manipulated by media and politicians? If it weren’t we …

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Hemp can repair DNA

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Did you know that DNA can be damaged…and repaired? DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the hereditary material found in humans, animals, and organisms. DNA is in every cell in our bodies. Each cell’s nucleus has DNA, which is rolled into structures that are our chromosomes (23 pairs). “Most genes contain the …

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The Union: the business behind getting high

Ever wonder what British Columbia’s most profitable industries are? Logging? Fishing? Tourism? Ever think to include marijuana? If you haven’t, think again. No longer a hobby for the stereotypical hippie culture of the ‘60s, BC’s illegal marijuana trade industry has evolved into an unstoppable business giant, dubbed by those involved …

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Hempcrete: made from hemp, used to build houses

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Imagine you had a building material that was energy-efficient, non-toxic and resistant to mold, insects and fire. The material may even have a higher R-value, or thermal resistance, than concrete, a claim that is still being investigated. The only problem? The base of the Hempcrete creation is hemp, which comes from …

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Uruguay unveils plans to allow government to sell marijuana

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Uruguay’s national government has said it plans to send a bill to Congress that would allow it to sell marijuana, making it the first country in the world to do so. Under the plan, only the government would be allowed to sell marijuana and only to adults who register on …

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Marijuana found to kill cancer cells

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Thanks to the available findings of a 2006 study showing that cannabis actually reduces the number of cancer cells, medical marijuana users can now feel even better about the widely abolished pain relief ingredient found in the plant. The relationship between marijuana and cancer has always been up for debate, but with …

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