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After Big Pharma Failed, Parents Risked All to Save Daughter’s Life with Cannabis — It Worked!

By Justin Gardner “She will look at me, smile and say ‘mama.’ And that is a gift that gives me a feeling I will never be able to describe.” In the age of medical cannabis enlightenment, Colorado is becoming a place where miracles happen. The story of ‘Super Nova’ represents the hope, challenges and lives transformed…

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First of Its Kind Study Shows that Change in Diet Alone — Not Drugs — is Curing Diseases

By Justin Gardner “Let medicine be thy food and let food be thy medicine.” – Hippocrates In the fourth century BCE, the most famous Greek physician made the bold claim that disease was caused naturally, not by the gods. Environment, diet and living habits all played a part in the health of a person. The…

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Big Alcohol Watching Profits Plummet In States Where They Legally Compete With Cannabis

By Justin Gardner Back in August, we learned through the WikiLeaks email dump that an alcohol lobbying group was peddling propaganda to lawmakers in the attempt to stifle cannabis legalization. Claiming to be “neutral” on the subject, they did not hesitate to spout falsehoods and fear-mongering about the “dangers” of cannabis. And then, as nine…

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First Major Clinical Trials Show Magic Mushrooms Heal Mental Illness like a “Surgical Intervention”

By Justin Gardner In June 2015 we reported on the re-emerging field of using psychedelics to treat mental illness, with psilocybin, in particular, showing great promise for chronic anxiety and depression. Western medicine began realizing its potential in the 1940s, but medical research was stamped out with the War on Drugs. Now, as the injustice…

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Cops and Big Pharma Shamefully and Quietly Kill Legislation Allowing CBD Oil for Epileptic Kids

By Justin Gardner Idaho is having a hard time letting go of Reefer Madness. Despite being bordered by four states with legal medical cannabis, Idaho’s prohibition is so complete that it crushes the hopes of kids suffering from epileptic seizures. An investigation by Eric Boehm at Reason.com found that “cops, prosecutors, and lobbyists conspired to…

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Kimbal Musk’s “Urban Farming Accelerator” Grows 2 Acres of Food in a Single Shipping Container

By Justin Gardner The demand for real, local food is growing as more people become aware that agribusiness corporations such as Monsanto, along with lobbying groups like the Grocery Manufacturers Association, have a frightening grip on the nation’s food system. “Big Food” would rather everyone continue eating highly processed, mass-produced substances packed with genetically modified…

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Groundbreaking Study Shows Cannabis Can Counter Alzheimer’s Disease

By Justin Gardner As the baby boom generation begins to reach age 65 and beyond, the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is escalating rapidly. This debilitating condition causes deterioration of thinking skills and memory, leading to the inability to recognize loved ones or carry out basic tasks. It is the 6th leading cause of…

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Massive New Study Suggests Pesticide the Cause of Microcephaly — NOT Zika Virus

By Justin Gardner A new scientific study carried out by the New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI) is casting doubt on the assumed connection between the Zika virus and microcephaly. The study was prompted by the fact that no similar epidemics of microcephaly are being found in other countries hit hard by the Zika virus….

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State Bans Third Party Solar to Protect Corporate Masters — Effectively Killing Homegrown Renewable Energy

By Justin Gardner As solar and other renewable energy sources rapidly expand in the market, with prices continually dropping and technology exponentially improving, fossil fuel-based corporate behemoths are scrambling to protect their monopolies. In January, we reported that Nevada’s public utility company and their cohorts at the Public Utilities Commission killed the sunny state’s solar…

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Despite Dumping Millions into GMO Rice, Study Shows they Still Can’t Compete With Natural Version

By Justin Gardner As the GMO industry seeks to expand its grip over the global food system, it has targeted developing countries and the problems they face in in crop production. Drought and pest damage are two issues that Monsanto and its cohorts see as opportunities for unleashing their patented, genetically modified (GM) crops. Nutrient…

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