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Wisconsin to Be First State Ever to Nullify Federal Cannabis Prohibition

By Jay Syrmopoulos Madison, WI – Yet another state is moving towards legalizing cannabis for medical and recreational use. However, Wisconsin is going about it in a most Constitutional way. The state of Wisconsin introduced a bill last week that would effectively nullify the federal prohibition of marijuana in the state. According to the 10th Amendment Center:…

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SC Senator Calls Out Law Enforcement, Slams Politicization of Police

By Brandon Turbeville When the South Carolina State Legislature was working on a bill to address the opioid crisis, the Senate unanimously voted to attach an amendment to the bill that would allow the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control to work with doctors in the VA to greater understand whether or not the…

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Congress Goes After Kratom, Attempts to Expand Drug War

By Brandon Turbeville With the 4th of July holiday having just passed, there’s nothing to remind Americans of their freedom more than the staggering speed at which their government has taken and continues to take it away. After having come under attack by one of the most useless organizations in the federal government – the DEA…

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Republicans & Democrats Join Together in Senate to Legalize Pot on Federal Level

Politicians are currently working on a bill for marijuana legalization. Senators from both political parties are going against Attorney Jeff Sessions and his ineffective war on cannabis, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Rand Paul (R-KY) have co-sponsored a bill that would work to legalize marijuana. “The fact is our marijuana laws…

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South Carolina Just Legalized Growing Hemp

By Anti-Media South Carolina — Very quietly, South Carolina has just legalized the growth of industrial hemp. House Bill 3559, mixed in among a pile of legislation before the General Assembly, was signed into law in mid-May. Lawmakers approved the pilot program to determine what kind of value farmers will get from their crops. After…

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DEA Approves Synthetic Marijuana for Company That Spent $500K to Keep Weed Illegal

By Alex Thomas Lobbying in the nation’s capitol is a billion dollar industry, but sometimes, companies dip their toes into state and local politics, as well. When giant corporations want to influence bills and national elections, they generally spread their money around, cozying up to a number of politicians and shaking hands with numerous government…

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Farm Freedom Group Defends Food Access in Maryland

By Betsy Nicholas And you can too… Fair Farms is a diverse group of farmers, restaurants, markets, nonprofits and public health organizations working together for healthy food, land, and waterways. One of our goals is ensuring access and availability of healthy foods in all parts of Maryland. Getting sustainably-grown foods from the farm to your family…

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NY, FL, OR, Attack Kratom, AKA Needs YOUR Help!

  By Susan Ash It was just months ago that we stormed Washington D.C., forcing the Drug Enforcement Administration DEA) to withdraw it’s emergency ban on kratom. We followed that with a literal tsunami of 23,210 comments to the DEA, including our own scientific 8-factor analysis developed by Johns’ Hopkins Professor and Pinney and Associates’ Dr….

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South Carolina Considers Legalizing Medical Marijuana

By Brandon Turbeville As 2017 begins, South Carolina is doing its best to tiptoe in the 21st century. Making headlines all across the state, a new bill that many people are calling the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act is making its way through the South Carolina House. The topic has been debated before but has…

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