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This blokes’s been photographing his marijuana plants for over 30 years

Photographer Mel Frank has been growing cannabis for over 30 years.<p>He’s a real expert in the field, having even published the first ever manual on …

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Scientists and startups are clamoring to research CBD, a compound in marijuana that doesn't get you high — here are its potential benefits

I knew I'd arrived in California when a friend offered me an edible — for my dog.<p>The treat didn't contain THC, the component of marijuana that's responsible for getting you high. Instead, it was made with cannabidiol, or CBD, a non-psychoactive compound in cannabis.<p>CBD is thought to be responsible …

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I Started Taking Photos With an iPhone in 2014, Now I’ve Left My Desk Job to Become a Full-Time Photographer

<b>About four years ago,</b> I was swimming around the lineup in Panama City Beach, Florida with an iPhone in a Lifeproof case. I had a newly discovered …

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There are more than 100 types of arthritis, but there are two painful and prevalent types that plague Canadians the most: one in six Canadians have …

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta to Jeff Sessions: Medical marijuana could save many addicted to opioids

<i>Watch Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta's CNN Special Report "Weed 4: Pot vs. Pills" on Sunday, April 29, at 8 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> Dear Honorable Jeff Sessions,<p>I feel obligated to share the results of my five-year-long investigation into the medical benefits of the cannabis plant. Before I …

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How Do Marijuana Strains And Doses Affect Depression And Anxiety? A New Study Looks For Answers

Can marijuana improve symptoms of depression, stress and anxiety, or does it make them worse? As the legalization movement continues pushing forward, that topic is becoming one of the more hotly debated among many, and researchers are trying to find answers. A new study conducted by scientists from …

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President Trump Flip-Flopped on Marijuana, Again

Trump's support for states' rights should be taken with a grain of salt.<p>The marijuana industry is growing like a weed. Sure, that's a corny way of …

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Here's Why So Many Athletes Use Marijuana For Training

Ultra-marathoner Avery Collins is one of the many athletes who have been coming out in support of cannabis use in sports. He claims to smoke before …

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Oregon pot businesses struggle to stay afloat amid surplus

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Friday was April 20, a day celebrated by many recreational marijuana users.<p>But this year, the celebration was overshadowed by a …

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Building your dream home could send you to the hemp dealer

One of the oldest and most sustainable building materials of all time is staging a comeback: hemp. Now that several states have legalized the use of …

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Taking industrial hemp farming nationwide

All across America farming communities are struggling, but a new bipartisan bill in Congress may open up a whole set of new prospects to farmers …

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A Crash Course on the Cosmetic Benefits of Cannabis

The beauty scene is all about catchy ingredients, so the recent boom of cannabis-infused products is no surprise. Whether you are a supporter of …

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Cannabis beauty products to help you put your best face forward this 4/20

Cannabis has been lauded for a number of benefits, from reducing anxiety to aiding in sleep — and, well, the obvious one. But it’s only been in …

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This FDA Decision Is Great News For CBD Lovers

Marijuana may still be illegal at the federal level, but cannabidiol (CBD), a compound in weed that doesn't <i>actually</i> get you high, is more popular …

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Growing like a weed? California marijuana market off to slow start

Sales at California dispensaries were just $339 million through February, a figure well below the state’s expectations.<p>So far, it’s been quite a year for weed: California’s foray into legal recreational use began in January, former House speaker John Boehner said his views on the drug had “evolved” …

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5 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Own (Legal) Weed Business

It’s crazy to think just how far the marijuana industry has come in a few short years. A decade ago, the concept of legal recreational and even …

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4 Female-Led Cannabis Companies to Support with Your Dollar

In all honesty, the concept of 4/20 as a holiday has always made me roll my eyes. To me, it has always felt emblematic of a so-called "stoner …

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Brookings Institution Documentary Puts Human Face on the Medical Marijuana Movement

While legal marijuana dispensaries all over Los Angeles and California get ready to mark their first-ever Green Friday in the post-“adult use” era …

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Senator Sanders Co-Sponsors The Marijuana Justice Act

Today, Senator Bernie Sanders joined Senator Cory Booker on a live stream for a conversation about ending prohibition and co-sponsoring the Marijuana …

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Everything You Need To Know About CBD

Today’s buzziest wellness trend<p>In case you haven’t noticed, CBD is having a moment.<p>Popping up in health food stores, beauty products, and even your local latte spot, CBD is quickly becoming the latest buzzy wellness trend, joining the ranks of adaptogens like turmeric or reishi mushroom.<p>However …

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C.E. Hutton: Meet the Firm That’s Investing in Minority-Owned Cannabis Companies

<i>Editor’s note: This story was previously published on EstroHaze, a multimedia company highlighting the business and lifestyles of multicultural women</i> …

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Everything You Need To Know About Hemp Oil

In the United States, we're in the middle of a cannabis revolution. Our nation is slowly waking up to the truth that cannabis, what was once …

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Veterans say marijuana eases their pain. Why won't Jeff Sessions and VA help them get it?

Veterans say marijuana eases their physical and mental pain. The VA needs to study this and Attorney General Jeff Sessions should rethink his hard line on the drug.<p>The American public’s perception of veterans is well reflected in the bipartisanship Congress has shown in enhancing veterans benefits …

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FDA Briefing Hints at First U.S. Government-Approved Marijuana-Derived Drug

Big pharma's getting in on the medical marijuana game.<p>Medical marijuana advocates and patients sing the plant’s praises for its ability to help …

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Hemp Is the Multibillion-Dollar Cannabis Opportunity Few Have Heard About

If the move to make it legal succeeds, entire industries could be revolutionized.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, the U.S. is the world’s largest consumer of hemp products. But because of the federal prohibition imposed on cannabis and hemp, the U.S. is importing …

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How To Get High With a Client

Now that it's legal, cannabis will ibecome part of the relationship-selling tool kit. In some industries it already is.<p>Recreational use of cannabis is now legal in nine states, including California, Washington and Massachusetts, the primary hotbeds of US entrepreneurism. Meanwhile, medical …

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The legal weed industry is booming. So why are companies unable to fill top jobs?

<i>EDITOR'S NOTE: Interested in the marijuana business industry? NJ Cannabis Insider is a new premium intelligence briefing that features exclusive</i> …

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Top GOP And Dem Lawmakers Push Veterans Medical Marijuana Study

A key U.S. House panel is considering legislation to dramatically expand studies on marijuana’s potential medical benefits for military …

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The Plan to Save California's Legendary Weed From 'Big Cannabis'

In a bright warehouse in the heart of Northern California’s cannabis country, a metal gate slowly peels up. “Also Sprach Zarathustra”—the iconic …

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This Amazing Video Will Teach You 17 Lighting Setups for Awesome Photos

If you're a wedding or portrait photographer, knowing a variety of lighting setups is crucial to overcoming environmental limitations and getting the …

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