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Bill to Allow Industrial Hemp Cultivation Passes in New Mexico
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U.S. News
Thomas H. Clarke ~  The Daily Chronic ~   SANTA FE, NM – Lawmakers in New Mexico have given final approval on a bill to allow the cultivation of industrial hemp, sending the measure to the desk of Governor Susana Martinez.
Seattle Spring 2015 ~ Cannabis Grand Cru
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Now That We Have Lost Weed
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World News
Mel Cooke ~ The Gleaner   Can we rebel against child murders now?
ResponsibleOhio's marijuana-legalization effort clears next hurdle toward Ohio ballot
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Activism
Robert Higgs ~ Northeast Ohio Media Group ~   COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A decision by the Ohio Ballot Board on Friday cleared the way for ResponsibleOhio to start gathering signatures needed to put its marijuana legalization ballot issue before Ohio voters this fall.
Grand opening today for city's first legal marijuana dispensary
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Press Releases
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The grand opening of the city of San Diego's first legal marijuana dispensary is scheduled for Friday morning. 
Meet the man trying to halt marijuana legalization
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German Lopez ~ Vox ~   Kevin Sabet has become synonymous with the opposition to  marijuana legalization in the US. 
What to expect as California slogs toward likely cannabis legalization in 2016.
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Activism
Mary Duan ~ Monterey County Weekly ~   Ten Things to Puff On
Medical Marijuana Canada Lawsuit: Privacy Violation Alleged Over Bumbled Government Mail-Out
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World News
Philip Ross ~ International Business Times ~   Health Canada, the agency that runs the country’s national public health system, is at the center of a lawsuit over patient privacy.
The cannabis debate drifts into the halls of Congress
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Politics
Leland Rucker ~ Boulder Weekly ~   Last week I wrote about a bill that was then being debated in the Utah state legislature. S.B. 259 would have amended a law passed last year that allowed Utah citizens to use certain strains of CBD-dominate cannabis to treat medical conditions but mandated no legal way that patients could obtain them.
What you need know about hemp seeds
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Shopping
Jennifer Nelson ~ Mother Nature Network ~   Marijuana's cousin provides a good source of protein, fiber and omega-3 fatty acids.
Amid Marijuana Legalization Efforts, US Law Schools Offer Pot Courses
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Kathleen Caulderwood ~ International Businesss Times ~   HEMPSTEAD, New York -- As 24 second- and third-year law students at Hofstra’s Maurice A. Dean School of Law settled into their seats on a Tuesday evening, laptop screens flickered to life and quickly filled with court documents, news articles, and on more than one computer, the odd image of a marijuana bud or a rolled joint.
Survey Finds Strong Majority In Support Of Marijuana Legalization And Decriminalization
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Matt Ferner ~ Hufington Post   A new national survey of American voters has found a strong majority in support of marijuana legalization and an even larger majority in support of decriminalization of the drug.
Medical Marijuana for Pets? Lawmaker Says It's High Time
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Culture & Arts
David Knowles ~ Bloomberg   If it's good for man, why not man's best friend? 
A Skateboard 3D Printed with Hemp? Lotus Boards Among Those Bringing Hemp to 3D Printing Materials
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Science
TE EDWARDS ~ 3DPrint.com   Commercial production of hemp in the West took hold in the eighteenth century, and the colonial and naval expansion of England at the time meant large quantities of hemp were needed to make everything from rope to shipbuilding oakum. 
Legal Marijuana In Colorado Has Already Generated $15 Million For Schools
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Business & Finance
Matt Ferner ~ Huffington Post ~   Legal marijuana in Colorado has already generated more than $15 million in tax revenue that is specifically earmarked for public schools, according to the latest data from the state's Department of Education.
Hemp Plane Running Off Hemp Fuel A Reality Within A Year
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Posted By Expanded Consciousness on March 17, 2015 ~   Canadian Derek Kesek is designing what will arguably be the most sustainable plane in the world.
These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016
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Politics
Katy Steinmetz ~ TIME   Nevada's vote is set and advocates believe they can get similar measures on the ballot in four other states
DC Brau and Oskar Blues Release IPA With - Aromas of Cannabis -
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Culture & Arts
Jessica Sidman ~ Washington City Paper ~   DC Brau is looking to make a political statement with a new beer collaboration with Colorado's Oskar Blues Brewery.

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