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Weed Versus Wine: The True Artistry Behind Cannabis Cultivation

There’s no doubt that growing marijuana is artistry that should be appreciated for its beauty and power. Art, by definition is the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form. Artists produce works to be appreciated primarily for their aesthetics or emotional influence. Cannabis cultivators can therefore definitely be considered artists, as they use ...

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The Real Estate Dilemma

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One of the biggest challenges start-up dispensaries face is finding real estate. Very few landlords embrace the notion of working with a medical marijuana business. Although the industry continues become mainstream, finding real estate remains a huge challenge, particularly for tenants. Potential landlords fear they will harassed by law enforcement and fear to rent to a business that carries this ...

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Cannabinoids Exert Neuroprotective Effects

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An abstract published in this month’s issue of the journal Experimental Eye Research found that cannabinoids may delay retinal degeneration in those with retinitis pigmentosa, an eye disease that often causes blindness. “Cannabinoids have been demonstrated to exert neuroprotective effects on different types of neuronal insults,” begins the study’s abstract. According to researchers, the goal of the study was to ...

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Study: Cannabis can beat some cancers

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A new study published in the journal “Case Reports in Oncology,” published by the National Institute of Health. found that cannabis can treat some forms of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a cancer of the white blood cells. The study reads in part, “Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells and is typically well treated with combination chemotherapy, ...

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Obama Tells Federal Prosecutors To Chill

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President Barack Obama said Thursday in an interview with CNN that the federal government does not have the resources to prosecute casual users of marijuana in Colorado and Washington, two states where it has been legalized for sale. “The Department of Justice, you know, under Eric Holder, has said that we are going to continue to enforce federal laws. But ...

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Full Disclosure Needed in the Publicity-Traded Cannabis Industry

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Share values of publicly traded cannabis stocks have climbed dramatically this year. Excitement over Colorado’s new law as pushed up the price of all cannabis-connected shares to unprecedented levels. Only a year ago the market enjoyed similar sudden ebullient demand. That ended badly as most stocks in the sector lost at least half their peak value in 2013. Here are ...

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