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Washington State Celebrates First Day Of Legal Marijuana Sales

Washington began selling legal weed on Tuesday, making history as the second U.S. state to legalize marijuana for recreational use.<p>Washington approved marijuana legalization at the same time that Colorado did in 2012, where stores opened on Jan. 1.<p>While Colorado allowed medical marijuana shops to …

Hack Your Brain With A Machine That Reads Minds

Star Wars first planted the idea over 35 years ago that we could move objects with our minds. That idea is now a reality that has come a long way in the last few years. Emotiv is on the cutting edge of that technology with headgear that allows you to do things, such as make a toy car whiz by or …

Sending Robots To Print Infrastructure On Mars, So It's Ready When We Get There

For almost two years, the University of Southern California’s Dr. Behrok Khoshnevis has been building machines that can extrude lunar and Martian …

Particles

Colorado Moves to Solve the Cannabis Banking Problem

NYSE trader Kenny Polcari said tech earnings will "blow the roof off the house."<p>Jul 21, 2018 3:00 PM EDT<p>Tilray is full steam ahead in taking on some …

Cannabis

Florida Wants Not Only Medical Marijuana but Legal Cannabis Too

With medical marijuana appearing on the Florida ballot in November, the state's voters are weighing in once again on whether they would approve legalized cannabis.<p>Florida's medical marijuana measure, if approved, could make it the first southern state in America to go green, so to speak.<p>The latest …

Cannabis

Legal status of cannabis around the world - map

Cannabis<p>Key countries in which UN conventions prohibiting the use, possession and supply of cannabis are being increasingly flouted, or strictly observed<p>First published on Fri 23 May 2014 14.54 EDT<p>Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Topics<p>Cannabis<p>Drugs trade<br>• Drugs<br>• US politics<br>• Obama …

Cannabis Lube Will Get Your Vagina High

This can't be real! (But it is.)<p>There's a secret ingredient in FORIA, a lubricant designed especially for women. And if you really like marijuana, you'll be searching for the preorder button as soon as you read the next few words because this new lubricant contains cannabis and it's supposed to get …

Cannabis Gains Ground after Favorable GWPH Data & Ongoing MMJ Legalization

Jun 24, 2014 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- The Marijuana Index(TM) traded higher last week amid GW Pharmaceuticals plc's GWPH, -1.61% rally higher as …

Cannabis

GW Pharmaceuticals Closes U.S. Public Offering; Cannabis-Based Medicines Progress

Yesterday, Salisbury, UK-based GW Pharmaceuticals plc announced the closing of its public offering of 1.7 million American Depositary Shares on the NASDAQ Global Market. When taken together with the full exercise of options for another 255,000 ADSs by the underwriters at $86.83/ADS, the offering …

Cannabis-centric farmers market to debut in Boyle Heights

The ever-popular farmers market scene in Los Angeles could soon see the introduction of a whole new type of green — albeit targeted to a very specific consumer.<p>What's being billed as L.A.'s first cannabis-centric farmers market is to make its debut in Boyle Heights over the Fourth of July weekend. …

Don't Giggle: A Sane Marijuana Law Really Passed in the House

If approved by the Senate and signed by President Obama, it will stop the DEA from enforcing federal laws against medical marijuana in states where it is legal.<p>Hell is still hot. The moon is not blue. America's pigs stand wingless in their pens. No matter. It is a day to be gobsmacked. For in …

US House approves new medical marijuana legislation

<b>The US House of Representatives has passed legislation blocking the Department of Justice from interfering with state laws permitting medical marijuana use.</b><p>Republicans and Democrats banded together in the 219-189 vote in a surprising show of bipartisan support.<p>The provision does not address the use …

Associated Press News

House Blocks DEA From Targeting Medical Marijuana

WASHINGTON -- Reflecting growing national acceptance of cannabis, a bipartisan coalition of House members voted early Friday to restrict the Drug Enforcement Administration from using funds to go after medical marijuana operations that are legal under state laws.<p>An appropriations amendment offered …

The House Votes to Stop Medical Marijuana Busts by the Feds

Late last night, after many reporters had stopped watching (or in my case, left the city), the House of Representatives delivered a surprise. It …

Brewers to Release Marijuana-Infused Coffee

A coffee brewer in Washington state is planning to release a cannabis-infused cold-brew coffee beverage called Legal. The new product, a creation of Mirth Provisions, contains about 20 milligrams of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana.<p>According to product developer Adam Stites, the buzz from …

Big Tobacco Planned Big Marijuana Sales in the 1970s

<b>This story was updated on June 5, 2014</b><p>Tobacco executives anticipated the legalization of marijuana as early as the 1970’s — and they wanted a piece …

Blue Line Protection Group Announces LOIs With Five New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Nevada

DENVER, CO, Jun 09, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Blue Line Protection Group EGRVD (otcqb:EGRVD), a leading provider of security, compliance and …

'Uber for Marijuana' App Will Deliver Pot to Your Door

Say goodbye to those awkwardly composed texts to your friend’s friend’s friend (“Hey, do you by any chance …”), because two college students have …

Finally, Some Decent Medical Marijuana Cotton Candy

This is a video of serious medical marijuana patients 'Bud Master' and 'Bud Jesus' of The Dank City reviewing Kandy Care's THC infused cotton candy. …

Associated Press News

Marijuana food truck set to roll into Washington state this weekend

Here's a new twist to the food truck fad: A converted school bus featuring marijuana-infused sandwiches and other treats is set to open for business in Washington state this weekend.<p>The Samich bus is the latest example of businesses that are sprouting to cash in on the growing pot industry. It is a …

These Tiny Robots Are Powered by Living Tissue

Creeping machines use real skeletal muscle to power their movements.<p><b>Famed sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke called</b> them biots—biological robots that use real muscle tissue to walk or crawl. While they've been created in the lab, today's biobots are currently little more than strips of muscle that inch …

Connected devices responsible for billions in wasted energy

Connected devices come in many flavors, some from big-name companies, others from lesser known entities looking to nab their piece of the industry …

Research

Plan To Use CO2 Funds For High-Speed Rail Faces Lawsuit In California

By Rory Carroll<p>SAN FRANCISCO, June 24 (Reuters) - A California environmental group has filed a lawsuit challenging the state's plan to spend a portion of the money raised through its cap and trade program on an ambitious high-speed rail project, saying its construction will increase carbon …

John Boehner Says His Plan To Sue Obama Is 'Not About Impeachment'

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) confirmed Wednesday that he intends to sue the Obama administration over its use of executive actions, which have been used to push through initiatives without congressional approval.<p>"I am," he told reporters at a weekly briefing on Capitol Hill. His intention to …

NSA Releases UFO Files Reveals "Alien Messages" Received | Space

<b>Story Views</b><p>Recently a series of radio messages was heard coming from outer space. The transmission was not continuous, but cut by pauses into pieces …

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