Science

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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. 

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Seana Smith ~ Fox Business News
 
The U.S. market for legal cannabis is booming, bringing in $2.7 billion last year, according to The ArcView Group. That figure is a 74% jump from 2013.  

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David Downs ~ East Bay Express ~
 
In February we detailed how cannabis research is institutionally biased and broadly misinterpreted by the media. Today we get an illustration of that vicious cycle.

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Johnny Green ~ The Weed Blog
 
Marijuana reformers and hemp reformers have fought side by side for many years.

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The Guardian ~
 
What’s it like to turn your science into 90 minutes of TV? The researchers involved in Channel 4’s Drugs Live share their experience

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