(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.
Prescriptions for opioids have risen by 300 percent over the past 10 years -- a trend that has fueled, if not created a whole new heroin epidemic.1 Americans use the most opioids of any nation -- twice the amount used by Canadians, who come in seco
The government currently places marijuana in the same category as heroin and LSD. The Drug Enforcement Administration says it will make a decision in the coming months that could prove to be a watershed moment for the burgeoning legal marijuana indu
In our fight to end the drug war, there may be no greater symbolism than a prison being turned into a cannabis grow facility.
A heroin epidemic has been spreading across the United States, expanding enormously for the last several years.
detrimental to human health and rights. (NaturalNews) The War on Drugs has been a colossal failure. That is the implications of a major new report by The Lancet and John Hopkins University, which found that 50 years of restrictive drug policies have
"Colorado, for example, is experiencing an economic boom that has never been seen in the state. The biggest issue in Colorado today is what to do with the huge amounts of revenue and economic success the state is gaining as a result of legalizatio
Katie Harrison loves her little guy, Hawk. Life is hard for this little guy: when Hawk was just weeks old, he suffered a brain hemorrhage, followed by a seizure that led to a blood clot disorder, a feeding tube and vision impairment.