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The Week in Review: Benefits of Coffee

Coffee drinkers received some good news this week from new research pointing to the benefits of the popular beverage. A new study from scientists in Korea found drinking between one and five cups of coffee every day is good for arteries.<p>Calcium deposits in arteries, which cause blockage, were at …

Young Players Walk Away, Football Moves On

After a promising rookie season, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland is retiring from the NFL at age 24, part of a growing trend this …

Chris Borland on his early NFL retirement: 'Football could kill you'

Player had fears over head trauma after reading book League of Denial Admits he has luxury of family support to fall back on<p>Chris Borland has given more details on his decision to retire early from the NFL due to fears over head trauma.<p>Borland was one of the standout players for the San Francisco …

NFL

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

Hemp makes for green home building

Industrial Hemp | Organic Clothing, Fabric, Textiles

<b> <br>Cotton</b> is a soft, fluffy, staple fiber that grows in a boll around the seeds of the cotton plant. It is a shrub native to tropical and subtropical …

15 Fascinating Facts About Hemp

Hemp is the common name for plants of the entire genus Cannabis, although the term is often used to refer only to Cannabis strains cultivated for …

Hemp-Seed Eating Village in China Holds Oldest, Healthiest People in the World

While there is a man in Bolivia said to be the oldest living person in the world, at 123 years of age, a village in China is bo…

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California Democrats Back Marijuana Legalization In Party Platform

California Democrats have approved a party platform including a plank calling for marijuana legalization, marking a major shift for the state party.<p>As the San Francisco Chronicle reports, state party delegates moved Sunday to adopt a platform that includes support for "the legalization, regulation …

Shark Shock Cannabis Strain Information

Favorite <br>Favorite <br>Favorite<p>Shark Shock's origin is White Widow crossed with Skunk #1. Has a fruity taste and carries intense stoney effects. The plant …

True Hemp Clothing International - Hemp History Timeline

<b>26,900 B.C. The first known Hemp rope was found in Czechoslovakia in 1997 and dated from 26,900 B.C.</b><p><b>50 A.D. Texts mention Hemp rope mixed with a</b> …

The Dalai Lama Supports Medical Marijuana Use

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Dalai Lama isn't that keen on recreational marijuana use, but the spiritual leader told …

Marijuana and the Modern Lady

What it means that more women are defending pot as a natural form of relaxation<p>In January 1989, in the wake of the extreme measures passed by the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, the marijuana-centric magazine <i>High Times</i> ran an advertisement from a group calling itself the Freedom Fighters asking …

Employers Can Fire You For Using Marijuana, But Brandon Coats' Case Could Change Everything

<i>Brandon Coats, who is suing his former employer, Dish Network, for firing him in 2010 for using medical marijuana outside the office to treat his debilitating pain.</i><p>Brandon Coats, a quadriplegic medical marijuana patient from Colorado, was fired by Dish Network in 2010 for taking his medicine while …

GW Pharmaceuticals: A different kind of marijuana company

Unlike its peers in the cannabis industry, most of which are penny stocks that trade on barely regulated markets, GW Pharmaceuticals Plc is listed on the Nasdaq and closed at $59.49 (U.S.) at press time, giving it a market value of nearly $900-million. The company's website lists seven brokerage …

Just Say No To These 11 Outrageous Arguments Against Legalizing Marijuana

Nearly 80 years ago, the feature film "Reefer Madness" hit theaters, projecting demonstrably false anti-marijuana propaganda all over the big screen. In today's era of legal medical and recreational cannabis, the tone of this movie is often mocked. But drug warriors are still employing many of the …

‘We have to sell more weed!’: Colorado county issues first-ever marijuana tax figures

A recreational marijuana store located in southern Colorado became the first business of its kind in the state to announce the tax totals from the …

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Paul files class-action suit vs. NSA

Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday officially filed his class-action lawsuit against the Obama administration over National Security Agency data collection, joining with two prominent tea party leaders to make the announcement.<p>Paul, a libertarian-leaning Kentucky Republican and potential presidential …

The new 'drug talk': Parents in legal pot states rethink message - TODAY.com

Ed Andrieski / Today<p>In Washington state and Colorado, parents are coming up with new ways to talk with their kids about pot, now that it's legal.<p>In retrospect, former first lady Nancy Reagan made the parental “pot talk” a bit easier with her "Just Say No" anti-drug message of the 1980s.<p>But now that …

Start Preparing For The Outdoor Marijuana Growing Season

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Steelers S Ryan Clark admits some of his teammates use marijuana

During an interview on Thursday, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark admitted that some of his teammate use marijuana to help them medicate from …

Football (U.S.)

Clark: NFL players going to use pot

Ryan Clark says NFL players, including some of his teammates with the Pittsburgh Steelers, turn to smoking marijuana for a variety of reasons, …

NFL

California May Legalize Marijuana In 2014

An initiative that would legalize and regulate recreational marijuana in California was cleared for signature gathering by the state attorney general on Friday. Should organizers gather the required 504,000 signatures, the initiative will appear on the ballot in November.<p>California Attorney General …