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RE: Spencer Boston,

February 13, 2020

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Tennessee man arrested for smoking a joint during court appearance on possession charge Free Spencer Boston – GOFUNDME Account

Justin Bieber’s New Documentary Touches On His Struggles With Lyme Disease

January 26, 2020

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Fans can expect to get a glimpse into the popstar’s life, including his long-time struggle with Lyme Disease. BY AJA DANDRIDGE JAN 25, 2020 After tying the knot with Hailey Baldwin and taking off for his next world tour, the Biebs is officially making a comeback. After 4 long years, the singer has finally released […]

KY: Sen. Perry B. Clark has introduced SB 105… “An ACT related to Cannabis”…

January 23, 2020

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As of today, January 22, 2020, Senator Perry Clark has introduced SB 105, “AN ACT relating to the regulation of cannabis and making an appropriation therefor”, as is posted on the Kentucky Legislature site.  To date, this is the best Bill which I have seen, as it supports all facets of Cannabis, including medicinal use […]

Trump Says He Can Ignore Medical Marijuana Protections Passed By Congress

December 22, 2019

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December 21, 2019 Tom Angell Follow me on Twitter. Check out my website. In a statement attached to a large-scale funding bill he signed into law on Friday, President Trump said in effect that he reserves the right to ignore a congressionally approved provision that seeks to protect state medical marijuana laws from federal interference. […]

Statement by the President

December 21, 2019

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Issued on: December 20, 2019 Today, I have signed into law H.R. 1158, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020” (the “Act”), which authorizes appropriations to fund the operation of certain agencies in the Federal Government through September 30, 2020. Certain provisions of the Act (such as Division A, section 8070) purport to restrict the President’s constitutional […]

House Judiciary Passes MORE Act to Decriminalize Marijuana at Federal Level

November 20, 2019

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Nov 20, 2019 Washington, D.C. –Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, by a vote of 24-10. The MORE Act is one of the most comprehensive marijuana reforms bills ever introduced in the U.S. Congress. The MORE Act aims to correct the historical injustices of failed […]

dpa: “ In an unprecedented move, the House Judiciary Committee will vote on the MORE Act this Wednesday.”

November 20, 2019

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Above:  Link to Press Conference IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUEST!!! From Drug Policy Alliance, I want to make sure you didn’t miss the huge news in my email below. Tomorrow will go down in history as the closest we’ve come to ending federal marijuana prohibition and repairing the harms it’s causing to our communities. The House Judiciary […]

"…There is NO SUCH THING as a "Good" Pot Law, and that INCLUDES so called "Legalization"…."

November 19, 2019

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11/19/2019 6 States Trying to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2020 The opinion given here, is a response in comment to the article linked above, and the explanation thereof, are directed to inform everyone of just what “legalization” does…It lies to you!  Total REPEAL of these unlawful Statutes much be ensued to regain our Freedom upon […]

TKP Thorne Peters–“I’m NOT crying – my eyes are running from the soapy tray.” May He Rest In Peace…

November 5, 2019

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On Sunday, November 3rd, at approximately 7 a.m., TKP Thorne Peters was found deceased in his single person cell, where he had spent 22 hours a day, in “protective custody”, since being committed to the Penal Farm in Memphis Tennessee in 2018. The Detectives came to Linda Harrah’s home at approximately 2 p.m. and notified […]

On Tuesday, November 5th, WE Must Be The Change In Kentucky! Vote HICKS/CORMICAN! This Is Why…

November 3, 2019

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On Tuesday, November 5th, the most important election in Kentucky in many years is about to happen! I am not here to argue with anyone.  I am here to present the facts and my opinion as I see it. Therefore, First of all, you must vote to see change!  If you are eligible to Vote […]

Randy Moore interviews candidate for KY Gov. John Hicks

October 22, 2019

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By Randy Moore | August 28, 2019 at 4:18 PM CDT – Updated August 28 at 4:18 PM OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) – We now have 14 News web exclusive interviews with all three candidates in the race for Kentucky Governor. You know about Republican Governor Matt Bevin and Democrat Attorney General Andy Beshear, but you […]

Tennessee Deputy Sued Twice In The Same Day Over A Roadside Anal Search And A Forced Baptism

October 22, 2019

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from the yeah-I’ve-never-seen-those-words-lined-up-like-that-before-either Wed, Oct 16th 2019 12:17pm — Tim Cushing You’ve got to be a special kind of law enforcement officer to have two lawsuits filed against you in the same day. Hamilton County Deputy Daniel Wilkey is that kind of special. The Tennessee law enforcement officer managed to violate rights against enough people […]

Latest Update–Thorne Peters–Memphis TN Prison…

October 18, 2019

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Please view video linked below from Ms. Linda Harrah, at the Memphis, Tennessee Penal Farm: On Wednesday, October 16th, Ms. Linda Harrah visited TKP Thorne Peters at the Penal Farm in Memphis, TN, where he has been incarcerated since April 3, 2018. They were not allowed personal visitation however, they were able to view and […]

Continuing corruption abounds in the saga of Phoenix Tears and the legalization of Cannabis in Canada…

September 14, 2019

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Continuing corruption abounds in the saga of Phoenix Tears and the legalization of Cannabis in Canada. Corruption is rampant in the U.S. and every other Country on a continuing basis as we seek to regain human rights and freedoms for all people.  Particularly Cannabis and Plant rights. The story focused on in this article is […]

On This Labor Day, Let Us Finish The Work

September 1, 2019

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A country as wealthy as America should not have a problem with poverty. We should have a basic income for all citizens as a right of citizenship. Eliminate the cap on Social Security taxable income and expand it to all adults. Start accounts for all newborns that they get when they finish school to get […]

I Never Smoked Marijuana — But I’m Serving Life In Prison Over A Marijuana Charge

September 1, 2019

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CESAL: I Never Smoked Marijuana — But I’m Serving Life In Prison Over A Marijuana Charge By Craig Cesal Aug 27, 2019 “I sentence you to a term of natural life imprisonment, without the possibility of parole.” These were the words I heard just months after the events of Sept. 11, 2001. You see, at […]

#WeAreKY But #ThisIsKY…Story of Elihu Shepherd

February 16, 2019

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The incident leading to Gary’s killing began on a Sunday morning in August of 1993, when a helicopter on loan from the Kentucky National Guard was landed by officers of the Governor’s Marijuana Strike Force in a field adjacent to Gary Shepherd’s rural home. An officer familiar with Gary approached and told him that he […]

“…a man was sentenced to death for giving medical grade cannabis oils to patients in need.”

September 26, 2018

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Malaysian Court Sentences Man to Death for Distributing Free Cannabis Oil A man in Malaysia was sentenced to death after giving medical marijuana to patients in need. Published 3 weeks ago on September 4, 2018 By Nick Lindsey Malaysia remains a potentially dangerous place to engage in anything related to medical marijuana. And that includes […]

Regulate: ex-world leaders’ solution to ‘failed’ drug war

September 25, 2018

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – More governments should turn away from a repressive war on drugs that has “failed” and look to proven strategies to implement regulated markets for risky substances, a group of former presidents and leaders said in a report published Monday. Since the group that includes 12 former heads of state began advocating […]

Marijuana Arrests Are Increasing Despite Legalization, New FBI Data Shows

September 24, 2018

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Tom Angell Contributor i  Policy   Marijuana arrests are rising in the U.S., even as more states legalize cannabis. There is now an average of one marijuana bust roughly every 48 seconds, according to a new FBI report released on Monday. The increase in marijuana arrests—659,700 in 2017, compared to 653,249 in 2016—is driven by […]

NOVA SCOTIA CANADA: Once again it seems that you can’t grow Cannabis and treat licensed patients, even if Cannabis is “legal”…

September 12, 2018

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NOVA SCOTIA CANADA:  Once again it seems that you can’t grow Cannabis and treat licensed  patients, even if Cannabis is “legal”. At approximately 10:30am on September 5th, Rev. Daren McCormick and Rev. Kevin James were visited by the RCMP at which time they proceeded to search their property located in Loch Broom Nova Scotia Canada, […]

Today, the Senate named their representatives to the House/Senate conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill

August 2, 2018

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Today, the Senate named their representatives to the House/Senate conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill.  Here’s the full list of House and Senate conferees. In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell named himself to the conference committee – meaning he will be in the room when the permanent fate of hemp is […]

As the feds crack down on opioid prescriptions, patients are taking their own lives, doctors are losing their jobs and overdose rates continue unabated.

July 31, 2018

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The Government’s Solution To The Opioid     Crisis Feels Like A War To Pain Patients By Art Levine Jay Lawrence, an energetic truck driver in his late 30s, was driving a semitrailer across a bridge when the brakes failed. To avoid plowing into the car in front of him, he swerved sideways and slammed the truck […]

What Is Legal and What Is Not??? “I was arrested for multiple felonies…in KNOX County Tennessee for possessing Industrial Hemp”

July 26, 2018

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Please view video above. Following the passing of the 2014 Farm bill, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture launched the Industrial Hemp Research Program that would allow farmers and processors to begin the development of an industry. LINK There has been some disconcerting news showing up on social      media in the past few days.  It seems […]

“$356,000 was spent of your money studying whether or not Japanese quail are more sexually promiscuous on cocaine,” said Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)

July 4, 2018

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by KRISTINE FRAZAO, Sinclair Broadcast Group You can learn a lot from studying birds and every year government funded research does just that. But it’s one study in particular Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has been railing against for years. “$356,000 was spent of your money studying whether or not Japanese quail are more sexually promiscuous […]

Canadians Who Smoke Legal Weed Could Be Banned From U.S. For Life

June 30, 2018

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By Jason Lemon On 6/26/18 Marijuana will be legal for recreational use in Canada on October 17, but despite legalization, Canadians who admit using cannabis could be banned permanently from entering the U.S. “It’s basically black and white—if you admit to a U.S. border officer at a U.S. port of entry that you’ve smoked marijuana […]

Russia Says Canada Weed Legalization Is a ‘Breach’ of International Legal Obligations

June 30, 2018

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By Jason Lemon On 6/25/18 Russia has come out strongly against Canada’s decision to legalize recreational marijuana, calling the move a “breach” of its “international legal obligations.” The Russian Foreign Ministry said that a number of international conventions, to which Canada is a signatory, require privy nations to restrict the use of cannabis and other […]

The House Just Passed a Bill That Could Make Kratom Illegal

June 20, 2018

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By Peter Hesson June 18, 2018 Kratom, an herbal drug used by chronic pain patients and people with opioid use disorder, has been on the Drug Enforcement Administration’s chopping block for years, but it could become illegal a lot sooner than expected. On Friday, 239 members of the US House of Representatives voted to pass […]

Why the Right to Grow Your Own Medical Cannabis Must Be Protected from "Tax, Regulate and Control" State Models

May 11, 2018

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Bruce Cain·Tuesday, June 27, 2017 I’ve been juicing kale, hemp seed, hemp oil etc. for about a year now . . . using my Vita-mix blender. For someone that doesn’t do much cooking it has been great. So a few weeks back I added a gram of raw Cannabis to my daily smoothies and found […]

(TN) Human Rights and Cannabis Activist “The King Pin” Thorne Peters Continues to Fight Shelby County Charges After Latest Arrest

April 13, 2018

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Actus Reus Non Facit Reum Nisi Mens Sit Rea For the act to be guilty, the mind must be guilty, for the mind to be guilty, the act must be criminal. April 12, 2018 On April 3rd, Mr. Thorne Peters was “live” in front of the Shelby County Justice Center, awaiting his latest arrest for […]

International Drug Scheduling; … Cannabis Plant and Resin; Extracts and Tinctures of Cannabis; Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol; …Cannabidiol; Request for Comments…

April 10, 2018

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International Drug Scheduling; Convention on Psychotropic Substances; Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs; Cannabis Plant and Resin; Extracts and Tinctures of Cannabis; Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol; Stereoisomers of Tetrahydrocannabinol; Cannabidiol; Request for Comments A Notice by the Food and Drug Administration on 04/09/2018 This document has a comment period that ends in 13 days. (04/23/2018) The Food and Drug […]

Thorne Peters LIVE from Shelby County Justice Center in Memphis Tn …

April 3, 2018

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Mike Cox 3 hrs · Thorne Peters taking a stand for all of us today, saying No Mens Rea, no guilty mind, no crime no time. This is sickening folks. Mens Rea has been a principle of criminal law since the beginning of Law. He will be live very shortly and there is no more important […]

FOUND GUILTY, BY JURY, of “possession of pot – that I was not in possession of…” Thorne Peters

March 9, 2018

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In the continuing saga of Cannabis prohibition comes Thorne Peters who was convicted by a Jury of his “peers” on March 1, 2018, in Shelby County Tennessee under Judge Robert Carter Jr.  He is scheduled to be sentenced on April 3, 2018.  We will continue following this case to the finale because, I agree with […]

(TN) Thorne Peters–The Trial of the Millennium Continues today

March 1, 2018

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The “Trial of the Millennium” has been sent to the jury. THORNE PETERS IS LIVE NOW ON FACEBOOK AT THIS LINK! FOUND GUILTY, BY JURY, of  “possession of pot – that I was not in possession of…” To be sentenced to 12 years on April 3, 2018.  At approximately 12:30pm CST Thorne Peters initiated a […]

Marijuana to Stay A Schedule I Drug, Federal Judge Denies Reclassification

February 27, 2018

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By Anushree Madappa On 02/27/18 On Monday, a federal judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a request to reclassify marijuana — currently a Schedule I drug, leaving the plaintiffs in a limbo after many states have legalized marijuana for medical and recreational purposes. The plaintiffs — Marvin […]

Sessions to rescind Obama-era rules on non-interference with states where pot is legal

January 4, 2018

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By Laura Jarrett, CNN Updated 10:07 AM ET, Thu January 4, 2018 (CNN)  In a seismic shift, Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce Thursday that he is rescinding a trio of memos from the Obama administration that adopted a policy of non-interference with marijuana-friendly state laws, according to a source with knowledge of the decision. […]

40 YEARS FOR MARIJUANA IS NOT JUSTICE

December 7, 2017

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GRANT CLEMENCY TO OUR SON EDWIN RUBIS – 40 YEARS FOR MARIJUANA IS NOT JUSTICE Jeremy Malone Huntsville, AL Our son, Edwin Rubis, is serving a federal sentence of 40 years for a non-violent marijuana offense. [www.marijuanaliferproject.org/federal-prisoner-edwin-rubis-is-serving-life-for-marijuana/ At age 29, our son, while battling drug addiction, associated himself with drug couriers, and was charged with […]

Lab Testing Reveals Enviro Textile’s Hemp Fabric Stops the Spread of Staph Bacteria

November 2, 2017

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PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release June 19th, 2013 Glenwood Springs, CO Lab Testing Reveals EnviroTextile’s Hemp Fabric Stops the Spread of Staph Bacteria Hemp Marches Towards Military and Health Care Applications Rampant staph infections continue to cost lives unnecessarily.  One powerful weapon to fight this scourge is being successfully deployed by China’s military: industrial […]

“I think I had an undercover Cop in my driveway yesterday”…

August 30, 2017

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If you didn’t already know him, meet Daren McCormick.  He lives in Nova Scotia Canada and is one of “Canada’s new oilmen”. He heals the sick, illegally. He is prosecuted, illegally. He has and is being detained in an Amherst facility, most likely illegally, as no signed search warrant was produced before his arrest. The […]

CORRECTION! Shannon Dugas of “The Couch” Radio Show interviews Tim Simpson, member of Phoenix Tears

June 15, 2017

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THE CORRECT TITLE SHOULD BE: SHANNON DUGAS OF “THE COUCH” RADIO SHOW INTERVIEWS TIM ALLEN,  MEMBER OF PHOENIX TEARS! THE TITLE NAME WAS INCORRECTLY REPORTED AS “TIM SIMPSON”, AND I APOLOGIZE FOR THE ERROR! THE STORY REMAINS THE SAME! THE LINKS ARE CORRECT. Shannon Dugas of “The Couch” Radio Show interviews Tim Allen, member of […]

(KY) GOV. MATT BEVIN AND AG ANDY BESHEAR GET SUED OVER MEDICAL MARIJUANA!

June 14, 2017

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BECAUSE THIS STORY IS SO IMPORTANT IN KENTUCKY I HAVE INCLUDED TWO SOURCES OF INFORMATION. PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK TO THE VIDEO BELOW TO HEAR THE PRESS CONFERENCE WHICH WAS AIRED ON WLKY. THE LAWSUIT WAS FILED TODAY, JUNE 14TH, 2017, IN JEFFERSON COUNTY KENTUCKY AGAINST GOV. MATT BEVIN AND AG ANDY BESHEAR BY DANNY […]

Shannon Dugas of “The Couch” Radio Show interviews Tim Simpson, member of Phoenix Tears

June 14, 2017

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Above is a link to the full official version of the Documentary “RUN FROM THE CURE”, released January 28, 2008. On June 11th, Shannon Dugas, Host of “The Couch” Radio Show, interviewed Tim Simpson, long time neighbor, advocate and friend of Rick Simpson. It is a very interesting and informative show and I urge everyone […]

TRUMP’S DHS CHIEF JUST FLIPPED! WHAT HE SAID ABOUT THE WAR ON DRUGS IS GAME-CHANGING!

April 19, 2017

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  The Next News Network Published on Apr 18, 2017 MORE INFO: http://CannaSense.com | Email Jordan jpage@cannasense.com | Sub for more: http://nnn.is/the_new_media | Eliot Nelson for the Huffington Post reports, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said that marijuana “is not a factor in the drug war,” placing him at odds with a number of […]

Canada takes action to legalize and strictly regulate cannabis

April 14, 2017

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News Release From Health Canada Proposed legislation would provide regulated and restricted access to cannabis and crack down on impaired driving April 13, 2017              Ottawa, ON                                                                  Government of Canada The current approach to cannabis does not work. It has allowed criminals and organized crime to profit, while failing to keep cannabis out of the […]

Hash Bash 2017: The Great Cannabis Betrayal Continues

March 31, 2017

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Bruce Cain·Friday, March 31, 2017 I would very much appreciate it if you would re-post and republish this article as widely as possible. Whether you live in the US, Canada — or anywhere around the world — your right to “grow and sell” your own Cannabis is under assault. I have been a small voice […]

Marc and Jodie Emery arrested in Toronto amid marijuana dispensary raids across Canada

March 9, 2017

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  By Adam Miller Online Journalist  Global News Marc and Jodie Emery, Canada’s self-proclaimed “Prince and Princess of Pot,” have been arrested in Toronto ahead of coordinated raids at their Cannabis Culture marijuana dispensaries across the country. The couple’s Vancouver-based lawyer, Kirk Tousaw, said the marijuana activists were arrested at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport Wednesday […]

The Existential War: Obama’s Collectivism Vs Trumps Individualism

March 5, 2017

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    Bruce Cain·Sunday, March 5, 2017 Oh what a nice day to follow Alice down the rabbit hole to Wonderland. The scope of this essay is so broad that I do fear I will be completely lost by the time I type the final period and post the essay. But whether I succeed or […]

Democrats Call For Attorney General Sessions To Resign

March 2, 2017

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March 2, 20175:08 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Democratic leaders want Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign after news reports that he met with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. twice last year. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending his meetings with a Russian diplomat The Washington Post reports Sessions met twice […]

Cannabis convict Eddy Lepp free from prison

December 9, 2016

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Lepp, age 64, hailed as a “marijuana martyr” by supporters   By Lisa M. Krieger | lkrieger@bayareanewsgroup.com PUBLISHED: December 7, 2016 at 9:59 am | UPDATED: December 8, 2016 at 9:16 am     SAN FRANCISCO — Free after eight years of federal imprisonment, one of the nation’s most celebrated cannabis convicts came home to […]

Bayer and Monsanto: a marriage made in hell

October 12, 2016

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US agriculture giant Monsanto has agreed to a US$66 billion takeover by German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer. If the deal is approved by international regulators, Bayer-Monsanto will become the world’s biggest agribusiness, controlling 29 percent of the global seed market and 24 percent of pesticides. The companies have dismissed widespread concern about the deal […]