U.S. Firms Investing Tens of Millions in Israeli Marijuana

TEL AVIV – American companies are investing in Israeli medical marijuana R&D in an attempt to bring Israel’s extensive cannabis prowess back home, Reuters reported. The Jewish state has already established itself as a pioneer in high-tech and cutting-edge agriculture, and

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Israel Sees Heady Future For Medical Marijuana

KFAR PINES (ISRAEL) (AFP) – With its moat, wall, barbed wire, armed guards and security cameras, the facility could be mistaken for a military base if it weren’t for the pungent odour of marijuana in the air. Here, on the outskirts of

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An Israeli agricultural engineer inspects marijuana plants at the BOL (Breath Of Life) Pharma greenhouse in the country's second-largest medical cannabis plantation, near Kfar Pines in northern Israel

Roseanne Barr Opens Pot Shop

“Roseanne’s Joint” — that’s the name of a new Santa Ana, California marijuana dispensary owned by ‘90s-era television star and comedian Roseanne Barr, set to open this spring.

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Election Issues In Canada Need a New High

As the 2015 federal election enters its third year second week, a variety of issues that are rarely at the forefront of Canadian political discourse have found their way into the campaign sphere. Elections in Canada tend to be defined

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Fresno Bee Blasts Marijuana Industry for Harming Environment

The Fresno Bee has published an editorial blasting marijuana growers, noting the environmental impact of marijuana farms around the state of California and the catastrophic ecological impact effect of 18 years of medical marijuana legalization, including “exacerbating the drought.”

Watering Marijuana (Pete Starman / Getty)

Medical Marijuana Making Noise In Florida

The medical Marijuana issue, which as Joe Biden would say, “Is a big f-ing deal” in Florida, continues to gather strength and support around the state. The measure to legalize pot, which needed the support of 60 percent of Floridians,

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