Man Says Marijuana, Not Legal Scrapes, Led to Kids' Removal

A Navy veteran seeking to get five of his children back from state custody in Kansas says his use of medical marijuana to treat PTSD – not the family’s past scrapes with the law – prompted the state’s action.

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Union: State Shouldn't Have Fired Man for Smoking Pot on Job

The state Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether a state employee fired for smoking marijuana on the job was punished too harshly.

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Los Angeles Bans Already-Banned Dispensaries in Unincorporated Areas

Some medical marijuana dispensaries operating in Los Angeles County could soon be forced to shut down due to a new ordinance that makes it absolutely illegal for property owners to rent space to these types of businesses.

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FAMM Celebrates 25 Years of Fighting to Change Mandatory Minimum Laws

Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) celebrates 25 years of fighting to eliminate harsh sentencing laws.

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Naturally Splendid Exceeds Total 2015 Gross Sales by 250% In First Quarter of 2016

Naturally Splendid (TSXV:NSP) announced the following corporate update.

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Naturally Splendid has recorded approximately CAD $1,225,000 in gross sales during the first quarter of 2016, which spans the period from January 1, 2016

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Hemp, Inc.’s Consulting Company Signs Agreement With Green Cures and Botanical Distribution, Inc.

LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – Mar 31, 2016) – Hemp, Inc.‘s (OTC PINK: HEMP) wholly owned subsidiary, The Industrial Hemp and Medical Marijuana Consulting Company, Inc. (IHMMCC), is pleased to announce that it has signed a consultant agreement with … Read the article

Canopy Growth: Tweed Now Approved for Dried Marijuana Production and Processing

Canopy Growth (TSXV:CGC) subsidiary Tweed Farms is now licensed to produce, possess and ship dried marijuana at its facilities in Ontario.

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The license completes a successful phase of infrastructure enhancements that have increased the

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Genovation Capital to Acquire Valens Agritech

Genovation Capital (CSE:GEC) has entered a binding committment letter with Valens Agritech regarding a business combination of the two companies.

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Valens is a privately held biotechnology company based in the Okanagan Valley of British

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Longtime marijuana use might make you a loser

There’s a new report out on longtime marijuana use. And it’s bad news for habitual stoners. In summary: The more pot you smoke, the more apt you are to be a loser. And it’s not so much that losers toke … Read the article

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Whoopi Goldberg launches marijuana line to help women on their periods

Whoopi Goldberg will soon join a growing number of celebrities by starting her own cannabis company. The comedian and television talk show host announced on Wednesday that she will be launching a new line of medical marijuana products, Forbes reports. … Read the article

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