Tag: Brandon Turbeville

Is The Trump Administration Preparing to Relaunch the War on Marijuana?

By Brandon Turbeville If White House spokesman Sean Spicer is not simply spouting off at the mouth, as Trump Administration officials have been known to do, then recreational marijuana will face “greater enforcement” under a Trump Presidency. But it is still unclear what the Administration’s position regarding medical marijuana will be. When asked about the…

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Harris County, Texas, Houston to Stop Prosecuting Pot Cases

By Brandon Turbeville As the Federal Government shows no signs of letting up on its ridiculous War on Drugs, Americans are starting to revolt at the local level even through local government officials. For instance, a recent announcement by Harris County D.A. Kim Ogg and Houston City officials is taking a step away from the…

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DEA Quietly Removes Damning Report on Marijuana “Dangers”

By Brandon Turbeville The recent removal of a 45-page document from the DEA’s website now has many pro-cannabis activists claiming a small victory. The document entitled “The Dangers and Consequences of Marijuana Abuse” listed various nonsensical claims such as that marijuana causes addiction and is a gateway drug. The document also suggests that marijuana use…

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Parents Target Bayer Laxative for Causing Psychiatric Breakdowns in Children

By Brandon Turbeville A study being conducted by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is looking into claims made by parents that their children developed “neuropsychiatric problems” after consuming the over the counter laxative MiraLAX. Parents have reported that their children became angry, aggressive and paranoid after taking MiraLAX with some saying that their children experienced…

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As Bee Population Continues Decline Scientists Introduce Robobee

By Brandon Turbeville As the bee population in the United States continues to decline, some scientists are working on a backup option which many people are calling the Robobee. A recent announcement coming out of the journal Chem, in an article by Eijiro Miyako, a chemist that the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and…

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New German Supermarket Lidl Set to Compete With Aldi in 2017

By Brandon Turbeville The American food market is experiencing a German invasion. And it’s a welcome one. After the dramatic expansion of and increased success of Aldi, a new German supermarket chain – Lidl – is now opening its first wave of stores in the United States. In fact, 20 stores are slated to be…

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University Study Laments “Just the Facts” Aren’t Enough to Convince Women of GMO Safety

  By Brandon Turbeville A recent series of focus groups conducted by researchers at the University of Adelaide is now demonstrating two things clearly: first, that Big Ag is growing increasingly desperate in its attempts to convince average consumers to continue purchasing their toxic products and remain unaware of any potential dangers. Second, that the…

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Trump To Go Ahead With DAPL, Keystone; Eminent Domain, Pollution To Follow But No Energy Independence

By Brandon Turbeville In the first week of the Trump administration, The Donald has issued a flurry of executive orders, many of them surprisingly positive. Ending the TPP, U.S. support for abortion overseas, and a planned “renegotiation” of NAFTA have all brought praise from a number of corners. However, Trump’s recent order renewing the construction of the DAPL…

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Trump Cuts Funding For Abortions Overseas; Media, Pro-Abortion Activists Go Crazy

Op-ed by Brandon Turbeville Amid a flurry of both praise and criticism, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday, January 23, which will prevent international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) who perform abortions from receiving funds from the U.S. government. The ban had originally been in place first during the Reagan administration and has since…

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