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    KY: Clark County Adds Stop In Self-Guided Hemp History Trail

    Life is a highway, and beginning in February a portion of it could be dedicated to hemp. The Kentucky Hemp Highway, a new free self-guided history tour, will make use of historical markers to map out a framework exploring the role of hemp in Kentucky's history, including in Clark County...
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    Get Up To Speed On Weed - This Book Outlines Both The History And Future Of Marijuana

    Marijuana is going mainstream, as evidenced by the spread of medical marijuana and now outright legalization, not to mention its pervasive and increasingly favorable position in popular culture. In the past 20 years, support for legalization has grown from a distinct minority position to a...
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    Queensland Medicinal Marijuana One Step Closer As Committee Report Tabled

    Criminal history checks on doctors and patients should not be used to assess applications to access medical marijuana in Queensland, a parliamentary committee has argued. The Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Committee has delivered its report on a...
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    Queensland Medicinal Marijuana One Step Closer As Committee Report Tabled

    Criminal history checks on doctors and patients should not be used to assess applications to access medical marijuana in Queensland, a parliamentary committee has argued. The Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Committee has delivered its report on a...
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    Teaching The "So What?" In "Marijuana In American History"

    In 1994, the president of the Modern Language Association, Patricia Meyers Spacks, outlined the need to consider "So what?" in higher education. "We get a bad press these days ... many believe that we too often devote our efforts to enterprises mattering only to ourselves," Spacks warned. "Our...
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    The History Of Hemp

    Under current U.S. drug policy, all cannabis varieties, including hemp, are considered Schedule I controlled substances and are regulated by the Drug Enforcement Administration. Despite its domestic illegality, the U.S. imports hemp, grown as a legal agricultural commodity in countries around...
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    Locals Collect Mendocino County's Cannabis History

    Marijuana has been a part of life in Mendocino since the back to the land movement of the 1960s and '70s, but new regulations for commercial cultivation and proposed recreational use are likely to bring a significant transition to local growing communities. Over the decades, the original long...
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    Canada: History Student Watching Approach Of Legal Pot Retailing With Interest

    Historians see parallels between repealing the prohibition on alcohol in the 1920s and the forthcoming end of illicit pot. Though Ontario lifted the ban on alcohol sales in 1927, the province tightly regulated its availability through a monopolized liquor control board that for more than...
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    Wisconsin Hemp History Week May 2-8, 2011

    Industrial hemp has played a significant role in American history. In fact, in the early 1700′s American farmers in Virginia were required by law to grow it. A Popular Mechanics article in 1938 entitled "New Billion Dollar Crop" explained that new developments in processing technology could use...