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  1. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Talking Points For Christmas

    It’s the holiday season, and for many of us, that means spending time with family. And I don't mean the family you choose—I mean the family that might hit you up for a spare organ at some point because you are a genetic match. Those people. Yeah. Time spent with difficult family members can...
  2. Ron Strider

    Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm Starts Manufacturing Hemp Products

    Those familiar with the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival might be surprised to find that a different kind of bud has been growing at the farm famous for its colorful spring blooms. The farm now grows acres upon acres of hemp, a plant that looks (and smells) like marijuana, but contains only trace...
  3. Ron Strider

    Peter Tosh's Son In Coma: Inside Fight For Jawara McIntosh

    If all had gone as planned, Jawara McIntosh would be home in Dorchester, Massachusetts right now, legally using cannabis as part of his Rastafarian faith, enjoying the early summer with his four children, perhaps working on new music. Instead, he is in a hospital in Boston in a coma. On...
  4. Ron Strider

    Medical Marijuana In PA: Parents Promote Benefits Of Medical Cannabis At Conference

    One family's journey helped inspire a Netflix documentary and spawned new life-saving research at the University of Pennsylvania. Another family has a child that has begun to no longer need medication for her severe illness because cannabis oils changed her life. Still another successfully...
  5. Ron Strider

    Federal Statutes, Forfeiture Laws, Make It More Complicated For States That Legalize

    States such as Nevada that have legalized medical pot quickly find that implementation can get complicated thanks to the fact that marijuana remains illegal under federal law. For instance, marijuana-related businesses that operate legally according to state law still have trouble finding...
  6. Ron Strider

    NV: Reno Family Dumps Trash Biz For Marijuana Biz In Sparks

    Several years ago, the Duque family traded in its trash business for a slightly better smelling replacement, but only slightly. The Reno family, best known for running the former Castaway Trash Hauling company in Sparks for a decade, last year started growing marijuana in a 33,800...
  7. aminarc420

    1st Grow Ever & My Black Thumb

    So, I've never been great at gardening- In fact, the only plant I've ever tried to care for were cactus and yes, I managed to kill all 5 of them. But nonetheless I wanted to take a crack at growing my own medicine. So I planted 4 of these little guys around the 10th. (This is about 2 weeks...
  8. K

    Best strain for healing - Magical Butter?

    Dear all, due to bad and too expensive market for cannabis oil in our country, my family decided to try and produce their own medicine. There are throat, lung, lymph & breast cancer in our family, and we would like to be sure what strains are best for healing. After researches, we believe...
  9. K

    MN: Medical Cannabis - A Miracle For Amelia Weaver And Her Family

    Hibbing - When Jean Cole at Hometown Focus asked me to write an update on our daughter Amelia, I thought the timing was pretty perfect, because we are fast approaching November, which is epilepsy awareness month. Jean wrote a story about Amelia and our family's struggles in 2014, before medical...
  10. K

    MN: Medical Cannabis - A Miracle For Amelia Weaver And Her Family

    Hibbing - When Jean Cole at Hometown Focus asked me to write an update on our daughter Amelia, I thought the timing was pretty perfect, because we are fast approaching November, which is epilepsy awareness month. Jean wrote a story about Amelia and our family's struggles in 2014, before medical...
  11. K

    CA: Local Weed Growers With Emerald Family Farms Are Embracing Legitimacy, Taxation

    Local marijuana growers are clamoring to go legit. Back in January the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors passed the Commercial Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance, making ours the first county in the state to establish a commercial permitting system. And by the Aug. 23 deadline the county...
  12. K

    Old Order Mennonite Family Turns To Medical Marijuana To Treat Daughter's Seizures

    They don't own a car or a computer. They don't even have a phone. But when an Old Order Mennonite couple from northern Huron County, north of London, needed to control seizures in their six-year old daughter, they turned to a form of medical marijuana. When the hard-to-get cannabis oil...
  13. K

    Old Order Mennonite Family Turns To Medical Marijuana To Treat Daughter's Seizures

    They don't own a car or a computer. They don't even have a phone. But when an Old Order Mennonite couple from northern Huron County, north of London, needed to control seizures in their six-year old daughter, they turned to a form of medical marijuana. When the hard-to-get cannabis oil...
  14. K

    Kentville Girl With Epilepsy Begins Cannabis Oil Treatment

    Twelve-year-old Kentville girl Morgan Oulton has finally begun taking cannabis oil to control her severe seizures after a fight with the provincial Department of Community Services. Oulton lives in a care facility operated by the Yarmouth Association for Community Residential Options and...
  15. K

    Kentville Girl With Epilepsy Begins Cannabis Oil Treatment

    Twelve-year-old Kentville girl Morgan Oulton has finally begun taking cannabis oil to control her severe seizures after a fight with the provincial Department of Community Services. Oulton lives in a care facility operated by the Yarmouth Association for Community Residential Options and...
  16. K

    Family Gets Go-Ahead To Give Daughter Medical Cannabis Oil

    The parents of a 12-year-old girl with severe epilepsy celebrated a quiet victory Friday night as they administered her first dose of medically-prescribed cannabis oil after a hard-fought battle. Morgan Oulton was born with multiple brain abnormalities and suffers from various forms of...
  17. K

    Family Gets Go-Ahead To Give Daughter Medical Cannabis Oil

    The parents of a 12-year-old girl with severe epilepsy celebrated a quiet victory Friday night as they administered her first dose of medically-prescribed cannabis oil after a hard-fought battle. Morgan Oulton was born with multiple brain abnormalities and suffers from various forms of...
  18. K

    In Defense Of Marijuana - Parents Of Medical Weed Patient In Prison Fear For His Life

    I met Kyle Catlin almost one year ago. As I'm writing this, he sits in protective custody at the Marana Community Correctional Facility, afraid for his life after an inmate recently jumped him and then threatened to kill him for being "a snitch." The inmate split Kyle's lip open. The inmate...
  19. K

    In Defense Of Marijuana - Parents Of Medical Weed Patient In Prison Fear For His Life

    I met Kyle Catlin almost one year ago. As I'm writing this, he sits in protective custody at the Marana Community Correctional Facility, afraid for his life after an inmate recently jumped him and then threatened to kill him for being "a snitch." The inmate split Kyle's lip open. The inmate...
  20. K

    What Goes Around Comes Around - Hemp In Kentucky

    Plug, float, and grow Plant, fertilize, and grow Blossom, top, cut, dry Hang, Dry Strip, bale, and sell Since the early 90s, my family transferred plants from floater beds to the field to generate income. Tobacco farming was a pivotal point of my childhood because I remember it...