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Colombia approves bill to legalize cannabis
Colombia appears to be the next country on its way to cannabis legalization. This past week, lawmakers approved a bill to legalize and regulate marijuana, earning almost unanimous support. The move represents a first step...
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Smoking weed more expensive than cigarettes in the U.S.
Smoking cannabis over a lifetime in the U.S. seems to be more expensive than cigarettes, but is less pricey than vaping e-cigarettes, suggests a recently released analysis by a U.S. law firm. Weiss and Paarz, a U.S.-based...
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Gigantic joint debuts just in time for the holidays
People in the U.S. take their Thanksgiving celebrations seriously, with many taking a vacation day Friday to stretch the festivities into a four-day weekend, so what better way to chill out during the coming holiday season...
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U.S. Army turns to hemp for sniper uniforms
Members of the U.S. armed forces can’t use hemp, even in products as innocuous as shampoo, but army snipers could someday be covered in the wonder fibre if a request for information (RFI) exploring its suitability for uniforms...
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Cops smoke out weed hidden in fire extinguisher
Singapore police recently got all fired up after making several drug-related scores in the city-state, including busting a resident with about six kilograms of cannabis and other drugs concealed in three fire extinguishers. The...
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Hemp byproducts not so ba-ba-bad for lamb feed: study
Researchers out of Oregon State University have looked at hemp biomass and believe it could be a sound addition to lamb feed without any detrimental effect on the animal or the quality of its meat. In a recent article in...
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