Sen. Cory Gardner fails to get marijuana reform into criminal justice bill

The federal government won’t be easing its laws on marijuana as part of a criminal justice reform bill that’s expected to pass this week. U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, had hoped to attach an amendment to the proposed First Step Act to remove the threat of federal prosecution in states…

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Sen. Cory Gardner tries to attach marijuana measure to criminal justice bill

Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, made a move Monday toward changing federal marijuana law, including letting banks accept money from legal businesses.

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Sweet Leaf cannabis business co-owners hit with $8.8M judgment

The co-owners of the embattled Sweet Leaf cannabis business have been ordered to pay $8.8 million for breach of contract over properties they were buying in Denver.

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Colorado Supreme Court to hear arguments in case that will decide future of pot-sniffing police dogs

On Wednesday, the Colorado Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that will set standards for the use of police dogs’ drug-detection skills in this state — and could have repercussions across the country.

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Six alleged illegal retail pot shops busted in Colorado Springs; $1.375M seized, police say

Business was booming at several Colorado Springs marijuana shops, despite local ordinances that prohibit the retail sale of marijuana and pot products. Following a lengthy investigation, multiple executed search warrants, an arrest and additional arrest warrants issued, police on Tuesday said cash seized from the alleged illegal businesses came out…

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Does cannabis cost, or pay? CCU study claims marijuana costs $4.50 for every $1 it generates

Coloradans spend $4.57 to mitigate marijuana’s effects for every tax dollar it generates, claims a recently released study.

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Loveland illegal pot operation dismantled by police

The Northern Colorado Drug Task Force executed three search warrants Nov. 30 on warehouses in the 1500 block of Taurus Court, where authorities found 856 live cannabis plants, according to a Tuesday afternoon release.

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Colorado should wipe low-level marijuana convictions clean

Possessing small amounts of marijuana has been legal in Colorado now for six years, and yet convictions still haunt those who got caught with a small amount of pot or paraphernalia before voters approved Amendment 64 in 2012.

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"Capitalistic" United States faces Canada fight for cannabis supremacy

A key question has emerged as investors pour billions of dollars into the marijuana industry: Will it be U.S. or Canadian companies that win the race for cannabis supremacy?

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Cure Your Wind & Sun Cracked Skin

Hemp Oil Skin Care

Sun or Snow or Wind – all burn … so FIX IT! – By Amber Moyer . Whether your skin or the skin of a loved one has been rendered brittle, scaly, itchy or otherwise uncomfortable by near constant breezes or snowy gales, or if your skin has been roasted by hot sun-rays to a fine “medium-rare” — Hemp seed oil is here to rescue that hot, dry, itchy skin, along with your hair, nails, and your insides too. Hemp seeds are full of good stuff like vitamin E, protein, andRead More


Shakespeare and Cannabis? Seems So …

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Did he “puff the light fantastic” or is it just a long establish method to relax the human body after working long hours, exactly as Elizabethans, and modern Americans use ale and wine. — BY DAVID PINCHING – . The recent discovery of a drug-tainted clay pipe in Stratford-upon-Avon, home of Shakespeare, has caused some fervent discussion on the topic of the Bard’s possible hemp usage. In early March of this year, some South African researchers explained that their chemical analysis of seventeenth century pipes had revealed traces of compounds createdRead More


Early Vegetative Pruning

How to trim hemp plants

LEARN HOW … WHY IT HELPS … WHEN & WHERE TO TRIM … By – Crazy Composer There comes a time in the early growth of the hemp plant when it is possible to enhance the formation of additional budding clusters by manipulating the form of the plant by trimming stems from strategic areas of the plant. . After the tops come off, there’s a window of opportunity to get those second-story branches to reach up to the top floor and stay there. After I’ve got the four main topsRead More


30+ Years Of “TOURING” – Time Takes A Toll

Hemp Tea For Aches & Pain?

HOW HEMP TEAS EASE ACHES & PAINS —  By Amber Moyer,  NEWSzines ——————— Steve “IAN” Little … was born in the United States, Dayton, OH. He has been a professional musician and composer for over forty years. He has played thousands of live musical performances, from stages inside intimate nightclubs, to large, rip-roaring bar haunts, to prestigious concert halls, theaters, auditoriums, arenas and convention centers. Ian having performed with the likes of such rock and roll icons as guitarist Pat Traverse and “Flashdance” composer Michael Sembello and many others. READ IAN’SRead More


How Cannabis Helps —- PREGNANCY “Morning Sickness”

How Cannabis Cures "Morning Sickness"

THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE SAFE EFFECTS  —–  BY — Rachel E. Westfalla, Patricia A. Janssenb, Philippe Lucasc , Rielle Caplerd — Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada   SUMMARY –Therapeutic use A majority of women experience some nausea and/or vomiting during pregnancy. This condition can range from mild nausea to extreme nausea and vomiting, with 1–2% of women suffering from the life-threatening condition hyperemesis gravidarum. Cannabis (Cannabis sativa) may be used therapeutically to mitigate pregnancy-induced nausea and vomiting. ThisRead More


Spiritual Medicine – Cannabis Thru History

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  FOR 1000’S OF YEARS — CANNABIS HEALS — EMOTIONALLY & PHYSICALLY BY: Antonio Waldo Zuardi — Department of Neurology, Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo (SP), Brazil     ABSTRACT Cannabis as a medicine was used before the Christian era in Asia, mainly in India. The introduction of cannabis in the Western medicine occurred in the midst of the 19th century, reaching the climax in the last decade of that century, with the availability and usage of cannabis extracts or tinctures.Read More


Sen. Cory Gardner fails to get marijuana reform into criminal justice bill

The federal government won’t be easing its laws on marijuana as part of a criminal justice reform bill that’s expected to pass this week. U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, had hoped to attach an amendment to the proposed First Step Act to remove the threat of federal prosecution in states… The post Sen. Cory Gardner fails to get marijuana reform into criminal justice bill appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Sen. Cory Gardner tries to attach marijuana measure to criminal justice bill

Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, made a move Monday toward changing federal marijuana law, including letting banks accept money from legal businesses. The post Sen. Cory Gardner tries to attach marijuana measure to criminal justice bill appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Sweet Leaf cannabis business co-owners hit with $8.8M judgment

The co-owners of the embattled Sweet Leaf cannabis business have been ordered to pay $8.8 million for breach of contract over properties they were buying in Denver. The post Sweet Leaf cannabis business co-owners hit with $8.8M judgment appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Colorado Supreme Court to hear arguments in case that will decide future of pot-sniffing police dogs

On Wednesday, the Colorado Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that will set standards for the use of police dogs’ drug-detection skills in this state — and could have repercussions across the country. The post Colorado Supreme Court to hear arguments in case that will decide future of pot-sniffing police dogs appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Six alleged illegal retail pot shops busted in Colorado Springs; $1.375M seized, police say

Business was booming at several Colorado Springs marijuana shops, despite local ordinances that prohibit the retail sale of marijuana and pot products. Following a lengthy investigation, multiple executed search warrants, an arrest and additional arrest warrants issued, police on Tuesday said cash seized from the alleged illegal businesses came out… The post Six alleged illegal retail pot shops busted in Colorado Springs; $1.375M seized, police say appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Does cannabis cost, or pay? CCU study claims marijuana costs $4.50 for every $1 it generates

Coloradans spend $4.57 to mitigate marijuana’s effects for every tax dollar it generates, claims a recently released study. The post Does cannabis cost, or pay? CCU study claims marijuana costs $4.50 for every $1 it generates appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


The Spot: Denver politics are about to take center stage and what's coming in 2019 for marijuana

What’s on the legislative agenda in 2019 for the Denver metro area? The post The Spot: Denver politics are about to take center stage and what’s coming in 2019 for marijuana appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Loveland illegal pot operation dismantled by police

The Northern Colorado Drug Task Force executed three search warrants Nov. 30 on warehouses in the 1500 block of Taurus Court, where authorities found 856 live cannabis plants, according to a Tuesday afternoon release. The post Loveland illegal pot operation dismantled by police appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Colorado should wipe low-level marijuana convictions clean

Possessing small amounts of marijuana has been legal in Colorado now for six years, and yet convictions still haunt those who got caught with a small amount of pot or paraphernalia before voters approved Amendment 64 in 2012. The post Colorado should wipe low-level marijuana convictions clean appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


"Capitalistic" United States faces Canada fight for cannabis supremacy

A key question has emerged as investors pour billions of dollars into the marijuana industry: Will it be U.S. or Canadian companies that win the race for cannabis supremacy? The post “Capitalistic” United States faces Canada fight for cannabis supremacy appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE