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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Oregon should fund marijuana research institute, task force says – Marijuana News

Oregon should fund an independent marijuana institute to support and conduct world-class research into the drug's medical and public health benefits, says a task force that includes state officials, scientists and leading physicians.

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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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WeedWorthy.com, the cannabis-related news and information web site, rolls out its mobile app - Marijuana News

A rapidly-growing part of The WeedLife Network, a ground-breaking group of websites and apps for marijuana businesses, organizations and consumers, the new WeedWorthy app will help the public stay up-to-date on cannabis news and data.

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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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Maine schools begin crafting medical marijuana rules – Marijuana News

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ELLSWORTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Schools across Maine are beginning to think about how kids prescribed medical marijuana will be able to take their medicine at school. A law passed last spring requires the state's schools to accommodate children who need to take medical marijuana during the school day.

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Maine schools begin crafting medical marijuana rules – Marijuana News

Medical marijuana in tincture form. Image: News Center via WCSH6.com

ELLSWORTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Schools across Maine are beginning to think about how kids prescribed medical marijuana will be able to take their medicine at school. A law passed last spring requires the state's schools to accommodate children who need to take medical marijuana during the school day.

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Pot patents: intellectual property becomes a priority – Marijuana News

Tim Blake, founder of the Emerald Cup cannabis competition, smells a sample of his Berry White strain of marijuana in a drying room at his farm. Image: Ramin Rahimian, Special to the Chronicle

While a Silicon Valley company can legally protect its most valuable technology with federal patents, cannabis companies cannot secure their core products as long as the federal government continues to classify marijuana as an illegal drug on par with heroin — one with “no accepted medical use.”

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Growing numbers of veterans demand access to cannabis for medical treatment - Marijuana News

Hundreds of veterans attended the first-ever Grow for Vets free cannabis giveaway on Memorial Day, 2014, in Denver Colorado. Image: Grow for Vets U.S.A.

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On Wednesday November 11, Remembrance Day in Canada and Veterans Day in the U.S., American military veterans from the Weed For Warriors Project will end their national awareness tour by emptying bags of empty pill bottles at the gates of the White House. 

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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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World's first marijuana-funded scholarship approved in southern Colorado – Marijuana News

Colorado State-Pueblo, along with Pueblo Community College, are the two institutions that students may attend using the new marijuana scholarships. Image via csupueblo.edu

DENVER — A Colorado county that boasts the world's largest outdoor marijuana farm and has been actively courting the new pot industry has approved the world's first marijuana-funded college scholarship.

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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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New Study Says Cannabis for Chronic Pain is Reasonably Safe

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Patients with chronic pain who used cannabis daily for one year did not have an increase in serious adverse events compared to pain patients who did not use cannabis, according to a new study.
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Results from medical cannabis trials in Georgia show early promise

After battling for years to help treat his daughter, J-Bo Wages finally got his Georgia-issued low-THC oil registration card in August. Image: Curtis Compton, AJC.com
 
Georgia-based clinical trials have shown early promise in using cannabis oil to treat epileptic seizures, although researchers said they won’t know for sure until at least the end of next year what strides they have made in the study of medical marijuana.
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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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Should It Be Legal for Doctors to Prescribe Pot?

Medical marijuana neon sign at a dispensary on Ventura Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California. Image: Laurie Avocado via Wikimedia Commons
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Though some states have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use, it’s clear the issue is still far from settled.
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Higher Learning: Colorado county mulls scholarship pot tax


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