• Police in Rome Seize Marijuana Farm Operating in Tunnel

    Police in Rome Seize Marijuana Farm Operating in Tunnel

    ROME — The police have discovered and seized a sprawling marijuana farm in a tunnel in the capital built during the era of Mussolini. The crop had an estimated street value of $3.7 million. Officers with Italy’s Guardia di Finanza, the financial police, raided the passageway, near one of the Italian central bank vaults, on Saturday after a patrol
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  • CARLISLE CANNABIS USER SPENDS £100 A DAY ON DRUG, COURT TOLD

    CARLISLE CANNABIS USER SPENDS £100 A DAY ON DRUG, COURT TOLD

    A man who claimed to have started smoking cannabis when he was just eight years old has told a court he now spends up to £100 a day on the drug. Until now Lee Maddison, 27, has insisted that, despite mental problems that could have been caused by it, cannabis wasn’t doing him any harm
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  • Mike Tyson’s weed farm to boost economy on Caribbean islands

    Mike Tyson’s weed farm to boost economy on Caribbean islands

    Mike Tyson’s Tyson Ranch Resort is being advertised as a 412-acre entertainment complex, luxury gambling resort and cannabis research & design facility. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Newly minted Cannabis connoisseur, Mike Tyson, is planning to bring his booming weed business to the Caribbean. Tyson, who owns a 400-acre marijuana resort in California, plans to help
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  • Jamaica Decriminalizes Marijuana In Small Amounts

    Jamaica Decriminalizes Marijuana In Small Amounts

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Marijuana has been pervasive but illegal in Jamaica for decades, consumed as a medicinal herb, puffed as a sacrament by Rastafarians and sung about in the island’s famed reggae music. After many years of dialogue about the culturally entrenched drug, and emboldened by changes to drug laws in U.S. states, Jamaica’s
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  • California Tribe Building $10 Million Indoor Pot-Growing Facility

    California Tribe Building $10 Million Indoor Pot-Growing Facility

    A month after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said it did not have an objection, in principle, to Indian tribes growing marijuana on their trust-held land, Mendocino, California’s Pinoleville Pomo Nation (pdf) announced it was building a $10-million greenhouse facility on its 99-acre rancheria in Ukiah. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat said county officials
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  • Vt.’s 4th medical marijuana dispensary approved

    Vt.’s 4th medical marijuana dispensary approved

    BRATTLEBORO, VT. — Vermont’s fourth medical marijuana dispensary is a go for Brattleboro. The Development Review Board has approved a permit to operate the dispensary, which will be able to sell marijuana to patients on the state’s Medical Marijuana Registry. The Brattleboro Reformer reports (http://bit.ly/1bI41RH) owner Shayne Lynn hopes to open Southern Vermont Wellness on Putney
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  • Six cannabis CEOs talked to us about how they use weed

    Six cannabis CEOs talked to us about how they use weed

    We stand at a hazy junction in cannabis business history. Some Big Weed companies are so “eager to shake off the image of being high-end drug dealers,” as the New York Times recently put it, that their CEOs won’t even cop to sampling their own products. But others in the industry—including six CEOs who spoke to Quartz
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  • Study: Marijuana Useful for Various Medical Conditions

    Study: Marijuana Useful for Various Medical Conditions

    Submitted by NORML on Aug 9, 2012 For the second time in recent months, a scientific paper published in a peer-reviewed journal has thoroughly rebutted the present Schedule I status of cannabis under US federal law, which states that the plant and its organic constituents possess a “high potential for abuse,” and that they lack “accepted medical use” and “accepted safety … under
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  • Marijuana advocates lay groundwork for legalization in Mass.

    Marijuana advocates lay groundwork for legalization in Mass.

    Advocates of marijuana legalization, emboldened by successes with ballot questions in Colorado and Washington state, are laying the groundwork for such a battle in Massachusetts in the next presidential election year. “In 2016, Massachusetts will find itself in the crosshairs for cannabis reform,” said Allen St. Pierre, the executive director of NORML, a national group
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  • Pot Stocks Continue to See Game Changing Shifts

    Pot Stocks Continue to See Game Changing Shifts

    The marijuana stock market has been completely reinvented by the companies willing to take the new and best innovative risks. These pot stocks to watch have been working to up the game when it comes to not only new products but new ideas to implement into the pot stock market. With so many pot stock investors focused on the top five or so
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  • Marijuana Users Have Better Blood Sugar Control

    Marijuana Users Have Better Blood Sugar Control

    Regular marijuana use is associated with favorable indices related to diabetic control, say investigators. They found that current marijuana users had significantly lower fasting insulin and were less likely to be insulin resistant, even after excluding patients with a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus. Their findings are reported in the current issue of The American Journal of
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  • Marijuana cannon: Mexican police confiscate improvised border drug cannon

    Marijuana cannon: Mexican police confiscate improvised border drug cannon

    By Associated Press / February 28, 2013 In this image released by the Mexicali Public Safety Department, a man holds up an improvised cannon that was confiscated earlier in the day in Mexicali, Mexico, Feb. 26. Police in the border city say the cannon was used to hurl packets of marijuana across a border fence
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  • Federal officials discuss efforts to launch hemp regulations at Senate committee hearing

    Federal officials discuss efforts to launch hemp regulations at Senate committee hearing

    The Senate Agriculture Committee heard from federal agencies about efforts to implement the legalization of hemp at a hearing on Thursday. In the months since the crop and its derivatives were federally legalized under the 2018 Farm Bill, lawmakers and industry stakeholders have made repeated calls to expedite the development of regulations providing for the lawful marketing
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  • Retail Cannabis Hits Kelowna Today Through Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store

    Retail Cannabis Hits Kelowna Today Through Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store

    KELOWNA, British Columbia, July 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store (“Hobo Rec.”) the new cannabis venture from hospitality company, Donnelly Group, today announces the opening and launch of its first retail store in Kelowna, British Columbia. Located at 2121 Springfield Road, the Hobo Rec. store is a first for Kelowna, giving residents legal, retail
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  • ‘Cannabis’ receptor discovery may help understanding of obesity and pain

    ‘Cannabis’ receptor discovery may help understanding of obesity and pain

    (Phys.org)—Researchers have discovered that a genetic difference in a ‘switch’, which causes over-activity in parts of the brain, may explain why some people could be more susceptible to conditions such as obesity and addiction, and may play a role in chronic pain and psychosis Aberdeen scientists believe that the findings—published in the Journal of Biological
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  • AbsoluteXtracts Girl Scout Cookies 500mg

    AbsoluteXtracts Girl Scout Cookies 500mg

    The AbsoluteXtracts brand of super critical CO2 oils are absolutely divine!  Simple 510 threaded cartridges come in 500mb and variations of India and Sativa.  Dark and fluidic, each varietal is smooth and crystal clear and provides an absolutely terrific experience.  The setup works nicely  With over 11 cartridges and 23 total flavors how can you
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  • Amsterdam Cannabis Cafes To Stay Open To All As Mayor Drops Tourist Drug Ban

    Amsterdam Cannabis Cafes To Stay Open To All As Mayor Drops Tourist Drug Ban

    A law that would have banned foreigners from using Amsterdam’s famous cannabis cafes has been dropped by the city’s mayor just mere months after the Netherlands first began enforcing the restriction. The tourist drug ban went into effect in three of the country’s southern provinces earlier this year and was due to expand to the rest of the country
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  • Investors Put More Than $100 Million Into the Marijuana Industry Over the Past Two Years

    Investors Put More Than $100 Million Into the Marijuana Industry Over the Past Two Years

    It looks like investors have gotten a serious case of the munchies. During the past two fiscal years, investors spent $104.5 million to gobble up stakes in cannabis and cannabis-related companies, according to research firm CB Insights. In 2014, funding in the industry grew a whopping 941.5 percent. The biggest news in the space hit last week, when Peter Thiel’s
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  • Met officer who grew cannabis in loft walks free

    Met officer who grew cannabis in loft walks free

    A Met Police officer who grew cannabis in his loft walked free from court today after receiving a suspended prison sentence. Pc David Price’s distinguished career lies in tatters as he faces dismissal from the Metropolitan Police following his conviction. Price, 29, was on the verge of promotion having passed his exams to become a
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  • Financial Impact Statement for Oregon legalization initiative released

    Financial Impact Statement for Oregon legalization initiative released

    Oregonians will cast their votes on the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act 2012 on November 6, 2012. The Oregon Secretary of State, Kate Brown, has released the Financial Impact Statement that will appear in voter pamphlets, stating that many of the impacts of Measure 80 are “indeterminate.” The official “Final Financial Impact Statement” suggests increases in expenditures of “$22 million per year” for
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