(CNN) — Argentina’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday it is unconstitutional to punish an adult for private use of marijuana as long as it doesn’t harm anyone else. The unanimous ruling makes Argentina the second Latin American country in the past four days to allow personal use of a formerly illegal…

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After toiling for nearly a decade to shake hemp’s burlap-sack connotations—and prove that the fiber is a viable replacement for cotton—Naturally Advanced Technologies (née Hemptown) may finally have its day. The Portland, Ore.-based company, according to Portfolio.com, has announced a series of deals primed to commercialize its Crailar Fiber Technology,…

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As a self-proclaimed “smoothie enthusiast,” I am always in search of a new protein powder to include in my daily blended beverage. I have sampled powders across the protein spectrum, from whey to soy and even pea and rice proteins. It wasn’t until recently, however, that I discovered the wonders…

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug 18 (Reuters) – Some 30,000 marijuana plants were seized from a pot farm run for a Mexican drug cartel in a remote corner of a national forest charred by an 88,000-acre (35,600-hectare) wildfire, California officials said on Tuesday. Authorities have said the blaze was sparked Aug….

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Middle aged baby boomers are still turning on to illegal drugs forty years after Woodstock, doubling the rates of illicit drug use by the previous generation, according to a government study released on Wednesday. The rates of people aged 50 to 59 who admit to using illicit…

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Oregon became the 17th state to pass legislation favorable to hemp farming and the ninth state to remove legal barriers to farming the potentially lucrative crop as Gov. Ted Kulongoski (D) last week signed into law SB 676, an industrial hemp act sponsored by state Sen. Floyd Prozanski (D). The…

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