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Cannabis Lab: Up to 80% of Cannabis Industry May Rely on Pesticides

“This is a first in agriculture,” SC Laboratories Research and Development chemist Josh  Wurzer says. “Almost as much as 80% of the [cannabis] industry relies on pesticides for mites, fungicides, molds and mildews for cannabis products. All these cannabis producers are going to learn that regulation could mean cannabis is the only crop disallowed from using pesticides.” It’s an assertion with which not everyone agrees.

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Teen ‘chopped off school mate’s head and arms’ after pair smoked marijuana together

Mathew Borges, 15, has been charged as an adult for murdering his friend Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino, 16, after the two smoked marijuana together.

Lee’s decapitated body was found Thursday by authorities. The corpses forearms were cut off and submerged in a local river.

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Barack Obama Believes Pot Should be Regulated like Cigarettes and Alcohol

President Barack Obama believes pot should be regulated like cigarettes and alcohol. In an interview with culture magazine Rolling Stone, the sitting President called regulating marijuana smarter than categorizing it as a Schedule I drug.

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The Toronto Maple Leafs Are Trying to Stop Snoop Dogg’s ‘Leafs’ Patent App

Toronto Maple Leafs hockey franchise is going after Snoop Dogg. Owners for the NHL team recently received an extension of time to oppose two applications by Snoop Dogg for “LEAFS BY SNOOP,” filed under the rapper’s real name, Calvin Broadus. Snoop wants to register LEAFS BY SNOOP in Class 034 for “cigarette lighters not made of precious metals,” claiming he’s been using the mark in products since 2015. 

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