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State seizes 11-year-old, arrests his mother after he defends medical marijuana during a school presentation

From the website run by investigative journalist Ben Swann:<p>On March 24, cannabis oil activist Shona Banda‘s life was flipped upside-down after her son was taken from her by the State of Kansas. The ordeal started when police and counselors at her 11-year-old son’s school conducted a drug education …

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta: It's time for a medical marijuana revolution

<i>Dr. Sanjay Gupta puts medical marijuana under the microscope again with "Weed 3: The Marijuana Revolution</i><i>" at 9 p.m. ET Monday on CNN, followed by "High Profits</i><i>" at 10 p.m., a CNN Original Series exploring the business of legal, recreational cannabis in Breckenridge, Colorado.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b><p>I see signs of …

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Should You Buy Marijuana Stocks Right Now? A Legal Expert Weighs In

Aaron Lachant, a medical marijuana legal expert, gives his opinion on the biggest risks and opportunities for this high growth industry moving …

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Obama’s Jamaican Fantasy

President Obama this week told an audience in Jamaica that U.S. efforts against illegal drugs were “counterproductive” because they relied too much …

Arizona medical marijuana for PTSD study gets OK from feds

PHOENIX — An Arizona-based psychiatrist and marijuana researcher is moving forward with a controversial cannabis study that could have nationwide …

New Poll: Most Californians Support Legal Weed

The majority of California voters support the legalization of marijuana, according to a recent report. Earlier this week, the Public Policy Institute …

Cannabis Sustained Agriculture: A Startup Is Banking on Cannabis Consumers Caring Where Their Weed Comes From

There's a new addition to farmers' markets in San Francisco of late: At a table stacked with empty small mason jars, a few smiling young fellows are …

Ganjapreneurs on the Reservation

Welcome to the new frontier of Native American weed.<p>Amid free Mexican food and fair-trade coffee on Thursday afternoon, 10 powerful Native American …

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D.C. hosts nation’s biggest legal marijuana giveaway

The District witnessed a massive, public drug deal Thursday — and for those involved, it was quite a bargain.<p>With D.C. police officers looking on, hundreds of city residents lined up and then walked away from an Adams Morgan restaurant carrying baggies containing marijuana seeds.<p>Taking advantage of …

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Drugs squad accidentally gets locals high while burning marijuana mountain

Community gets high as police destroy marijuana with massive bonfire<p>An Indonesian police force might want to rethink its drugs disposal policy after accidentally helping residents of one district get high as kite.<p>Destroying tonnes of marijuana in a big bonfire proved to be as reckless as it sounds …

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Why You Need a Workplace Marijuana Policy

Employers are getting sued for not accommodating their employees' use of legal medical marijuana. Here's how to deal with this delicate issue.<p>With medical marijuana legal in 23 states and Washington, D.C, there are now millions of card-carrying cannabis users working at companies across the U.S. …

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