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Mother Energy and Hemp: Part One by Rand Clifford

An all-pervasive energy is fundamental to the Cosmos. Not “empty”, vacuum space itself is an ocean of energy, the essence of nature. Tesla called this universal force, “Free energy”. Inventors who have also found the key have added the names: “Zero-point energy”; “Energy from the vacuum”; “Background energy”; “Radiant energy”; “Cosmic energy”; “Aether”…many others. Tesla […]

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Marijuana and the reality of the war on drugs: It’s a cash crop for Appalachia

Lisa King Photo: Remote area of Kentucky where marijuana flourishes   WYTHE CO., Va., July 17, 2012 — In 2008 alone, Appalachia grew four billion dollars worth of marijuana .  As the economy weakens and jobs become even more scarce in an already impoverished region, more Appalachians have resorted to 21st century bootlegging. In short, white lightning has been replaced by […]

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Researchers identify cannabinoid-making pathway

U of S researchers have discovered the chemical pathway that Cannabis sativa uses to create bioactive compounds called cannabinoids, paving the way for the development of marijuana varieties to produce pharmaceuticals or cannabinoid-free industrial hemp. The research appears online in the July 16 early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). U of S adjunct […]

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Children Are Using Medical Cannabis, And That’s A Good Thing

Jayden David’s father Jason reports that his walking is better — Jayden was previously non-ambulatory. He can now swim, an activity he adores, without having a seizure   “But, what about the children?!”  Why children with Dravet syndrome are using cannabis and why consistent access to their medicine is important By Sarah Russo CannCast.com Parents […]

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Buy Phoenix Tears: The Rick Simpson Story

The long-awaited book by Rick Simpson has finally been released, and you can purchase it right here on PhoenixTears! The revenue from this book supports Rick’s living expenses and helps further his mission to bring cannabis extract medicine to the world. If you’ve always wanted to learn the story of how this revolutionary movement started […]

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In the Shadow of Wounded Knee

  After 150 years of broken promises, the Oglala Lakota people of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota are nurturing their tribal customs, language, and beliefs. A rare, intimate portrait shows their resilience in the face of hardship. By Alexandra Fuller Photograph by Aaron Huey Almost every historical atrocity has a geographically symbolic core, a […]

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New billboard pushes odd pot partner

POSTED BY CHET HARDIN   Marijuana legalization activists have taken one of their more surprising supporters, and slapped his face on a billboard. As we’ve reported, Pat Robertson, the famed evangelical and conservative icon, has come out in favor of the legalization of marijuana. Not just medical marijuana, but full-on, “smoke ‘em if you got ‘em” legalization. The […]

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Arkansas marijuana act supporters need another 26,012 signatures

By Todd Gill, Flyer staff Graphic: arcompassion.org   Supporters of a proposal to legalize marijuana in Arkansas for medicinal purposes have until Aug. 13 to submit 26,012 signatures needed to put the measure to a vote in the Nov. 6 general election. The group, Arkansas for Compassionate Care, submitted over 65,000 signatures, of which only 36,495 belong to registered voters. The […]

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Belize Moves To Decriminalize Marijuana

BY BELIZEAN Former Belize Police Minister and current Chairman of the Social Security Board Douglas Singh. The government of Belize is spearheading an initiative to decriminalize marijuana. An official press release issued late today says that a committee chaired by former police minister Douglas Singh, is inviting proposals on how to move ahead with plans to make this […]

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Medical Marijuana Raid on U.S. Hemp Family at Superstition Mountain Residence

Standing their ground in the Gold Canyon Garden of Liberty. Plenty of sunshine, pristine water, fresh air, and love.   July 16, 2012 Sheriff Paul Babeu Pinal County Sheriff’s Office 971 Jason Lopez Circle Building C Florence, AZ 85132 520 866 5133 Re: Formal Criminal Complaint Against Pinal County Officials Sheriff Babeu, On the morning […]

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