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Oregon's big marijuana harvests: How do you bring all that pot into the legal market?

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More than any state that has legalized marijuana, Oregon is a champion when it comes to producing the drug.
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Can cannabis prevent or reverse Alzheimer's?

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You've probably read about the positive effects of coconut oil's medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) to produce ketones that energize brain cells with dysfunctional brain metabolism and even reverse Alzheimer's disease (AD).
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The University of Colorado will Change the World through its Hemp Research Program

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Colorado has not only been at the forefront of the marijuana revolution through the state’s efforts to legalize recreational marijuana, but Colorado is also a leader in industrial hemp research.
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Marijuana K-cups and coffee pods are here

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Making cannabis coffee is now as simple as inserting a pod and pushing a button.
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Nevada: The next big cannabis market?

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~
 
Investor and marijuana advocate Leslie Bocskor believes the campaign towards national legalization of adult cannabis has already been set in motion
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All 50 States Ranked By The Cost Of Weed (Hint - Oregon Wins)

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They warned us this would happen.
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Whole Hemp expanding in La Junta Colorado

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Project could mean up to 200 jobs within 24 months
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Retired Cop - I Never Encountered A Person Acting Out Under The Influence Of Marijuana

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A pro-marijuana ad debuting in Texas on Tuesday showcases a retired police officer who says the state should take a more "sensible" approach to marijuana policies because the drug causes far fewer problems than alcohol.
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Another record month for Colorado rec pot sales

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For the third consecutive month in 2015, recreational marijuana sales in Colorado reached record highs in March, according to new Department of Revenue data released Monday.
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Mock Ad For New DEA Chief Shows What It Takes To Be A - Real - Drug Warrior

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A leading drug policy reform group has created a satirical ad seeking a new Drug Enforcement Administration chief that skewers the DEA in the wake of scandals and the announcement that its current administrator plans to resign.
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What You Should Know About Medical Marijuana for Pets

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Barbara Stepko ~ Time ~
 
Be sure to consult your veterinarian first
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How Much Does Colorado vs. Washington Recreational Marijuana Cost These Days?

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Good news for the cannabis enthusiast: no matter the state, retail marijuana prices are expected to drop in Washington and Colorado throughout the rest of the year
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Texas House panel approves full legalization of marijuana

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AUSTIN — In a surprise move that supporters hailed as a historic victory, the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee approved legislation Wednesday that would make it legal to buy and sell marijuana in the state.
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Healthcare industry expert - Doctors and the healthcare industry need to be convinced that there is a place for medical marijuana (Part 2)

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy Exclusive ~
 
A former surgical nurse and EMT, Maria Todd has been working in the managed care sector for more than 30 years. 
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Protesters in Tel Aviv Call for Israel To Legalize Marijuana

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Breaking News ~ Forward ~
 
Some 1,000 protesters gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square calling for Israel to legalize marijuana.
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Healthcare industry expert - Doctors are starving for information about medical marijuana (Part 1)

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy Exclusive ~
 
A former surgical nurse and EMT, Maria Todd has been working in the managed care sector for more than 30 years.
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Former DEA agent speaks out in support of legalizing recreational marijuana

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Finn Selander spent his career fighting the drug war. As a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent, he served as the DEA’s Marijuana Coordinator in Miami and New Mexico for six years, conducting marijuana investigations.
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How The Tesla Battery Will Benefit Marijuana Growers

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A medium-sized commercial weed grow with around 50 lights stands to save about $13,500 in electricity costs a year with the use of two Tesla Batteries. 
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Hillary Clinton Weighs in on Marijuana - and You May Not Like What She Has to Say

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If you had told me even five years ago that marijuana had the potential to be a major issue by the 2016 presidential elections, I'd have probably laughed and walked away.
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The WeedLife Network debuts its ground-breaking WeedLIVE cannabis industry search engine

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Denver, Colorado The WeedLife Network™  ~ April 27, 2015 ~
 
The new search engine creates an inclusive, online space for cannabis-related businesses and services that have long been banned from advertising on other search engine platforms
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