A French farmer who can no longer perform his routine farming duties because of permanent pesticide injuries has had his day in court, literally, and the perpetrator of his injuries found guilty of chemical poisoning. The French court in Lyon ruled that Monsanto’s Lasso weedkiller formula, which contains the active ingredient alachlor, caused Paul [...]Read more.
By Maia Szalavitz Toking up may help marijuana users to stay slim and lower their risk of developing diabetes, according to the latest study, which suggests that cannabis compounds may help in controlling blood sugar. Although marijuana has a well-deserved reputation for increasing appetite via what stoners call “the munchies,” the new research [PDF], which was published [...]Read more.
By Steve Elliott Anonymous Team Vendetta wasn’t about to let the marijuana arrest of Libertarian radio host and Iraq veteran Adam Kokesh go unremarked. [Adam Kokesh/Facebook] The hacktivist group on Tuesday temporarily took down at least two websites, the Philly Police Blog and rangerfop.com, the United States Park Ranger Lodge, in retaliation for [...]Read more.
By William Breathes When it comes to performance-enhancing drugs, the World Anti-Doping Agency has a hard line: keep it clean. And like a growing surge of people across the world, they understand that marijuana is not a performance-enhancing drug and that a few recreational (or medical) puffs of ganja when not in competition [...]Read more.
Bill Rosendahl Los Angeles City Council member for the 11th District It’s true. I use cannabis. First I used it to treat neuropathy in my feet and now it provides incredible relief from the severe and sometimes debilitating pain caused by a late stage cancer strangling the nerves in my lower back. As the first [...]Read more.
By Gene Cubbison A pretrial hearing took place for Ronnie Chang of San Marcos Monday. Chang was busted during this marijuana dispensary raid on September 9, 2009. San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has injected himself into a federal criminal case against the operator of a medical marijuana dispensary, intensifying his standoff with federal prosecutors on [...]Read more.
A bipartisan legislative movement toward legalizing the growing of industrial hemp is finally on the rise. Last week, the Vermont General Assembly voted to lift a state statute that banned the growing of industrial hemp. While this, if enacted, would allow Vermont farmers to grow hemp under state law, it is still illegal under federal [...]Read more.
by Johnny Green Moms for Marijuana’s main focus is to bring education and awareness and to create honest discussion in our communities about the cannabis plant. In doing so, we are fighting decades of lies, fear and propaganda, propagated by our government and big industries that don’t care about anything other than their huge profits. [...]Read more.
By Robyn Griggs Lawrence,Next Avenue Contributor Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock Like many of her peers, Zoe Helene, 48, smoked marijuana in her early 20s but gave it up as her career in the digital world took off in the 1990s. Today the multidisciplinary artist and environmental activist lives in Amherst, Mass., and is building a global network [...]Read more.
Scott Sawyer Klara Marosszeky with farmers Connie and Lonnie Minos who have been growing the industrial hemp crop at Ashford. ESTABLISHING a commercial hemp industry on the Sunshine Coast has been made an official policy of the Australian Independents Party after surprisingly strong support for the idea from the community. But party officials say [...]Read more.
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