Cannabis Innovators and Activists: Dr. Raphael Mechoulam – Cannabis News

Knowing that morphine was isolated from the poppy and cocaine was isolated from the coca leaf, Dr. Mechoulam wondered about the main active component(s) in cannabis.

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Cannabis Journalism Course Offered at UC Berkeley This Summer – Marijuana News

With the cannabis industry expected to thrive in some states, California is the next up to offer cannabis courses to help those looking to get into the industry.

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Hemp, Cannabis and Marijuana: What’s the Difference? – Marijuana News

There is a lot of confusion about the difference between hemp, cannabis and marijuana.

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Court orders Iowa State University to allow T-shirts with marijuana leaf – Marijuana News

A district court issued a permanent injunction Friday prohibiting Iowa State University administrators from using trademark policy to stop a campus group from printing university-themed T-shirts that depict a marijuana leaf.

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Court orders Iowa State University to allow T-shirts with marijuana leaf – Marijuana News

A district court issued a permanent injunction Friday prohibiting Iowa State University administrators from using trademark policy to stop a campus group from printing university-themed T-shirts that depict a marijuana leaf.

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Yes, pot is stronger today, but not for the reasons you think – Marijuana News

Taboos about drugs are lying shattered across the U.S., like broken debris after a party. But even as some states have begun to decriminalize or legalize marijuana, there is an argument that is making some Americans hesitate.

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Schools mull medical marijuana policies over student use – Marijuana News

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AUBURN, Maine (AP) -- After years of trying to keep marijuana out of schools, educators across the country are grappling with how to administer cannabis to students with prescriptions for it.

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University of Vermont College of Medicine to Offer Class on Medical Cannabis – Marijuana News

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The University of Vermont's College of Medicine is offering a course on medical marijuana for the spring semester. Officially named "Medical Cannabis, Pharm-372," the course will cover the history of cannabis use, the current legal landscape, how the body responds to the drug and potential medical applications.

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One Year After D.C. Legalizes Marijuana, 'Cannabusinesses' Aim High - Marijuana News

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A year ago this month, D.C. residents overwhelmingly approved a ballot initiative legalizing the possession of marijuana in the District and allowing residents to grow it at home.

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Pot-laced candy: The truth behind Halloween’s marijuana scare story

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When Colorado legalized recreational cannabis, Denver police warned of  new danger for trick or treaters. One year later are kids in pot peril?
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Despite Looser Marijuana Laws, No Spike in Teen Use

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The less restrictive cannabis landscape has not led to an increase in marijuana use by adolescents, according to a new study coauthored by BU School of Public Health researchers.
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The Pot Scientist Explains All, Via YouTube

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Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy
 
Trained scientist Carter Baird has created a quirky online persona, with the mission of educating the public about cannabis and the legal marijuana industry.
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Cannabis Journalism Class At University of Denver Tackles A Trailblazing Trend

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Britt Moreno ~ CBS Denver ~

The college course is called Cannabis Journalism: reporting and covering the new normal.

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How is a pro-pot state like Colorado keeping teens away from marijuana?

Todd Mitchem is CEO of an app-based social network for cannabis enthusiasts, High There! He says legal recreational marijuana has changed the pot conversation for him and other parents. Image: AP via Christian Science Monitor.
 
Colorado's initial efforts to deter teens from taking up marijuana drew criticism for recycling Drug War-era scare tactics. Public health officials seek to strike a different tone with the 'What's next" campaign.
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Canadian university to offer course on growing and selling cannabis

A 14-week online course offered by a B.C. university will teach students how to produce and distribute marijuana legally under new Canadian rules. Image via CBC.

With only 25 licensed distributors in Canada, teacher Tegan Adams says education a must for industry.

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Cannabis college hosts D.C. marijuana seminar

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Oaksterdam University brings to Washington, D.C. the city’s first certified career training program for candidates seeking to enter the legal cannabis industry.
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