Cannabis In The News

Vermont Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization Bill

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM – Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have legalized marijuana for adults in the state, but offered a path forward for the legislation if state lawmakers make a handful of changes to the bill. “I think we need to move a little bit slower,” Scott said Wednesday, adding that …

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Oregon Winemakers Add Marijuana to Their Harvest

INC.COM – Bill and Barbara Steele moved to this sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers. Now, more than a decade later and with award-winning wine to show for their hard work, they are adding a new crop: marijuana. Oregon’s legalization of recreational pot two years ago created …

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Can Marijuana Treat Drug Addiction?

CNN.COM – Harm reduction is a strategy for treating addiction that begins with acceptance. A friendlier, less disciplined sister of abstinence, this philosophy aims to reduce the overall level of drug use among people who are unable or simply unwilling to stop. What should naturally follow is a decrease in the many negative consequences of …

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Moses Lake Farm First in Washington to Plant Hemp

CAPITALPRESS.COM – A Grant County farmer has planted 75 irrigated acres of hemp, becoming the first Washington grower to try a crop that remains a federally controlled substance, but can be cultivated under state supervision. Shane Palmer, whose family farms about 3,000 acres near Moses Lake, put in 70 acres Friday. On Tuesday, he dropped …

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