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CLEAR Daily News for 24th May 2015

Cannabis-Based Batteries Could Change The Way We Store Energy (

A supercapacitor is basically a capacitor on steroids.

Dozens killed in Mexico drug battle (Derby Telegraph)

At least 43 people died in a three-hour shoot-out at a Mexican ranch on Friday as security forces fought cartel members.

Washington State Liquor Control Board posts cannabis data dashboard (Courher Herald)

The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) posted online a dashboard-style report that includes snapshots of frequently requested cannabis data

Thinking of trying cannabis? Check out the Illinois Medical Cannabis Patients' Summit (Soapbox Momma)

Really desperate people who are on so many medications with so many side effects that they feel like they are being poisoned.

Teenager first person in Sussex convicted under new drug-driving law after police smell cannabis (Crawley Advertiser)

Conviction for drug driving in Sussex under new drug-drive legislation, - Police version of events carried by local newspaper without critical examination as usual.

US - The failed war on drugs continues to amass casualties in Baltimore and beyond (Baltimore Sun)

Not only has the war on drugs failed, it continues to make the situation worse. It's turned into a war on people, communities, institutions and ultimately ourselves. A new strategy is needed. Reports on Nine Cannabis Related Factors Startups Need to Take Into Consideration (Software Development)

Green Rush Review, a cannabis business news website, identifies nine cannabis-specific factors that startups need to take into consideration.

A Brighter Future for Cannabis Growing (

On the floor of the 2015 Cannabis Business Conference and Expo in Chicago this week there is one word on everyone’s lips: greenhouse.

These are things you never thought you'd see at a convention (Crain's)

Piles of popcorn covered in THC-infused chocolate sat to his right in his booth. To his left were rows of dispensers built for cannabis displays.

Medical cannabis businesses to battle black market for customers (WREX)

Black-market marijuana will be cheaper than legal medical cannabis

AUS: Support grows for medical cannabis before Federal Parliament vote (Sydney Morning Herald)

More than two-thirds of Australians back the use of medicinal cannabis

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