1. 'Drugs' are not just those substances that are currently illegal. They also include socially-embedded legal substances, such as alcohol and tobacco, used by the majority of people in the UK. Drugs strategy must reflect this reality, and not c
People who would rather ingest marijuana than smoke it have plenty of options. You can buy weed-infused pasta sauce, chewing gum, beef jerky… even vegan caviar. The edibles market is big.
Voter initiatives like California's "Adult Use of Marijuana Act" have many celebrating the legalization of the long-demonised plant. But as Ellen Brown writes in her new article, "The 'War on Weed' Is Winding Down - But Will Monsanto/Ba
Published on Jul 10, 2016 As the war on weed winds down, hemp and cannabis users are celebrating. But as Ellen Brown warns , the same corporate interests that benefited from its criminalisation are seeking to reap the profits from its carefully co
Cannabis prohibitionists have long cautioned that legalizing the plant will inevitably lead to increased use among teens, couching their restrictive beliefs in concern for the youth. While some of these concerns may be genuine, a recent survey from t
Thirty "drug dealers" have been killed since Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as Philippine president on Thursday, police said, announcing the seizure of nearly $20 million worth of narcotics but sparking anger from a lawyers' group.
Jamaica is contemplating giving tourists arriving in the country the chance to get high as soon as they clear customs. Talks are underway on installing cannabis kiosks at airports and seaports, which Jamaica believes could boost government revenues.
...while committing heinous acts against growers
In the long-running global war on drugs, arguably no country in the world has suffered more than Colombia, where I have been doing business and living part-time for over 15 years. Violence, poverty, fear, destruction of families and communities, poli
Cannabis prohibitionists have long cautioned that legalizing the plant will inevitably lead to increased use among teens, couching their restrictive beliefs in concern for the youth.
This Senator believes that even if hemp is classified under marijuana, they are very different in key ways.
Gang lords raise £300,000 as a bounty for anyone who assassinates new Philippines president Duterte after he offered to reward anyone who killed a drug dealer
The feds are fighting to look at millions of private files without a warrant, including those of two transgender men who are taking testosterone.
Ed Forchion (aka NJ Weedman) provides an update on his recent court appearance and also his congressional candidacy - James Corbett (The Corbett Report) provides World News Update - Neill Franklin (Executive Director of LEAP) gives an update
approves new drug derived from cannabis to treat multiple health conditions. (NaturalNews) Hypocrisy on the part of the FDA regarding the effectiveness of marijuana as medicine has once again been clearly documented as the agency - after insisting pu
because arrests are so profitable. (NaturalNews) As California prepares to vote on marijuana legalization in November, police and prison guard groups are uniting in an attempt to defeat the initiative so that they won't lose the enormous amount of in
(NaturalNews) It seems to be standard operating procedure among scientists and drug manufacturers that whenever a natural substance is found to have beneficial medicinal or health-promoting properties, a synthetic version produced in the laboratory w
As the violence spread, billions of dollars of cartel cash began to seep into the global financial system. But a special investigation by the Observer reveals how the increasingly frantic warnings of one London whistleblower were ignored
As the police state grows and grows and grows, the definition of a “criminal” becomes ever more obscured. Until that definition is brought back into focus, people who violate the rights of others are more likely to flourish while peaceful people
As a recent Reuters report details, however, cannabis plays a direct role in the way ISIS obtains its funding. In an interview with Italian prosecutor Franco Roberti, the nation's top anti-terrorism and anti-mafia attorney, he discussed the way il
There's a reason hemp-based foods have become so popular these days. Marijuana leaves and hemp seed are not only high in protein but contain the perfect ratio of omega 3 to omega 6 essential fatty acids. This is incredibly important because we c
'They're using my kids as a pawn to take away freedoms I fought for' (NaturalNews) Okay, the fun is over with this pot "sort of" legalization thing. Now it's getting serious. With some states allowing recreational and medical use of pot, some stat
reports new study. (NaturalNews) Opioids are being over prescribed in America, resulting in 47,000 deaths a year, mostly from pain prescription overdoses. The National Institute of Drug Abuse reports that the US makes up 5 percent of the world's popu
The US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) have given their permission for clinical trials to begin for therapeutic use of marijuana on veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
On Monday, the Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal in the case of Lee Carroll Brooker, an elderly veteran who is now serving a mandatory life sentence for growing his own medical marijuana.
A hero marine who hunts down Mexican drug bosses humiliates the narcos he catches by dressing them in women's underwear and forcing them to kiss one another.
We live in a lunatic asylum .. the lunatics being us.
The marijuana analytics company Steep Hill doesn't smell dank, or skunky, or "loud"--unless you happen to arrive when a client is dropping off a sample.
As little as a decade or two ago, the United States was the eight-hundred-pound gorilla in the international policy arena when it came to determining how to deal with the problems of drug trafficking and illegal drug use.
A new group of over 50 doctors around the United States is calling for the legalization of marijuana, not only for medical use but for recreational purposes.