Marijuana and Cannabis Growing News
No, its not going to make you stoned. It's could make you fat, though. A butcher in Seattle has begun serving pork from pot-fed pigs, and says the taste is hog-heaven.
Cassandra Sawywer with the Seattle Met uncovered the tip the other week in talking with the head butcher of BB Ranch butcher shop at the Pike Place Market in Washington. He dubbed them "pot pigs", and came up with the idea with Bucking Boar Farms owner who already serves pigs used vodka grains from a nearby distillery.
Thanks to pressure from Gov. Maggie Hassan, a New Hampshire Senate health committee stripped provisions of proposed state medical marijuana laws allowing patents to cultivate their own supply. The committee also removed post-traumatic stress disorder from the list of qualifying conditions.
New Hampshire state house.
With the amendments, New Hampshire looks poised to join the 19 other states and Washington D.C. in allowing doctors to recommend medical cannabis to patients, who can legally possesses and use the herb.
Gambling was legalized in Nevada in 1931, with the Sal Sagev Hotel becoming the state's first legal casino. Fast forward 82 years, and quite a bit has changed, not just in Las Vegas, but across the state.
In the home of Sin City, it's hard to imagine being the "first" to do anything. But last weekend, Robert Calkin and the California-based Cannabis Career Institute did just that, when they hosted nearly 70 students for Nevada's first-ever medical marijuana school.
In an effort to begin constructing laws and regulations around Washington's Initiative 502 that legalized limited amounts of cannabis possession and created a state-regulated recreational marijuana industry, Washington officials are looking for a few knowledgeable cannabis cultivators, tokers and scientists to help guide the policy.
Cops in Mount Vernon, New York are searching for cannabis growers who had set up shop in a warehouse attached to an abandoned flower store -- a grow they only found after freezing temperatures cracked a water line.
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