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Category: Fun | Posted on Wed, February, 5th 2014 by THCFinder

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Feds Take First Step Towards Hemp Legalization

Category: Legalization | Posted on Wed, February, 5th 2014 by THCFinder
hemp-legalizationYesterday was a big day for hemp advocates. A new farm bill was passed by Congress yesterday, which includes a provision that would allow universities and state agriculture departments to establish hemp programs. The farm bill just needs to be signed by the President now. It’s not a full on legalization of hemp, but it clears a major first hurdle to doing so. I’m confident that once hemp is researched, and grown industrially without issues, full legalization will come sooner than later.
 
“Oregonians have made it clear that they believe industrial hemp should be treated as an agricultural commodity, not a drug,” Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), who helped author the amendment, told The Oregonian in a statement. ”By including language easing restrictions on industrial hemp in states where it is legal, Congress sends an important message that we are ready to examine hemp in a more appropriate way.”
 
Ten states have already passed state level laws legalizing hemp cultivation, but federal law has kept most of those efforts from moving forward. The states include Colorado, Washington, California, Kentucky, Maine, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, Vermont and West Virginia. I’d imagine once programs are rolled out at universities and via state departments, more states will jump on board.
 
Hemp is one of the most versatile plants on the planet. It can make anything from clothing to medicine. A lot of opponents will use weak arguments against hemp, such as ‘it looks like marijuana, and people can hide marijuana plants in the hemp.’ Arguments like this clearly illustrate just how uneducated hemp opponents are, as cross pollination would ruin the marijuana, and marijuana looks bushy, while hemp plants are tall and skinny.
 

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Lavender - Hybrid

Category: Nugs | Posted on Wed, February, 5th 2014 by THCFinder

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Lavender - Hybrid

The Lavender strain meshes together a diverse sampling of cannabis strains from exotic locations including Afghanistan, Europe, Korea, Hawaii and other U.S. states. It ends up as a 3-way cross between Big Skunk Korean, Afghani Hawaiian and Super Skunk that has a couch lock effect, making it great for getting a good nights sleep.


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Why Aren't We Hearing About Washington?

Category: Culture | Posted on Wed, February, 5th 2014 by THCFinder
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While Colorado has been in the spotlight for a while because of their huge legalization day, along with the allowance of pot tourism, people constantly ask "Why isn't anyone talking about Washington? Don't they have legal cannabis there too now?" The answer of course is yes, Washington has legalized cannabis like Colorado. But with the absence of tourism and issues with zoning, legal weed is having a tough time at getting it's foot in the door in this rainy state.
 
Washington planned to release their legal cannabis dispensaries towards spring, rather then the winter opening that Colorado opted for. But while the state wants to get things rolling, there are local municipalities that say that they will not allow the marijuana industry to reach their areas. Meaning that dispensaries may not be able to set up shop, putting a halt to progress on the legal cannabis front. Even though the state law trumps local authority on such businesses as the marijuana clinics.
 
Even though the state has more power, local lawmakers are taking votes to keep cannabis out of their part of the state. Yakima, WA voted lasted week 6-1 that the stores would not be allowed in their area. The officials there are claiming that even though the voters may have legalized it, it's still a Schedule 1 and they just don't want to deal with the federal government trying to stick it's big nose in state business. The state officials are worrying that allowing such votes to happen will cause huge problems, including a loss of money and the continuation of street marijuana sales.
 
More counties have been trying to avoid letting dispensaries in but the state seems like they're going to try to over rule. But this reason is why Washington hasn't been as talked about as Colorado. Not only have they not implemented the legal cannabis laws yet, the rules are not well defined and they're having trouble getting their heads around the fact that cannabis isn't a bad thing. Hopefully, Washington will have an alright time getting the legal cannabis system set up this spring and they figure out a good system that works.

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Senator Presents Excellent Anti-Marijuana Argument

Category: Culture | Posted on Tue, February, 4th 2014 by THCFinder
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I really got your attention with the title there, didn't I? As advocates for marijuana, I strongly believe that it's very important to know all sides to the marijuana movement, whether it's for or against the plant. There have been so many arguments against cannabis use that I was pretty sure I had heard everything until I stumbled upon a Forbes magazine blog saying that there had been a new argument presented after President Obama stated that marijuana is safer than alcohol.
 
Senator Jeff Sessions worked with Nancy Reagan in the 80s to help create a hostile attitude to drug use and he definitely isn't ashamed to admit it. Of course the recent comments about the safety of marijuana would trigger someone to make a comment but Sessions had one of the most shocking arguments, saying "Lady Gaga says she's addicted to it and it's NOT harmless".
 
While Lady Gaga may be thought as talented by some, she is definitely not an expert on substance abuse. As a celebrity, her words get twisted by the media. When the article saying that she was "addicted" to cannabis, the amount she claimed to be smoking was far less then most stoners ingest on a daily basis... And they're still managing to work and function like normal members of society. It seems to most that Lady Gaga just can't handle being stoned and responsible at the same time.
 
By this point, you know that the title of this article is supposed to be sarcastic. This is just another failed attempt to make marijuana look bad. And while Gaga may be addicted to marijuana, she's definitely still making music, unlike other artists (Amy Winehouse) who were on hard drugs and aren't around anymore. Senator Sessions needs to realize that Gaga probably isn't the most credible source out there for this kind of information and maybe next time, cite an actual study rather then a woman who wears raw meat as clothes.

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Vicious OG (Indica)

Category: Nugs | Posted on Tue, February, 4th 2014 by THCFinder

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