Scientists to Government: Make It Easier to Study Marijuana

The use of herbs and plants to minister to human ills has been around since the beginning of civilization. That we are so ignorant to still deny the obvious research needed to improve the quality life is literally criminal on the part of government and the politicians who make stupid public policy. Even as more and more states allow their

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The “Beatification” of Barack Obama. The “Good Guy” Storyline is Set…

“With Barack Obama’s exit the US is losing a saint.” writes Simon Jenkins in the Guardian, whilst Ann Perkins praises his “grace, decency and defence of democracy”. Lola Okolosie rhapsodises on his legacy of “warmth, love, resilience”. Already the storyline is set – Obama was a good man, who tried to do great things, but was undone by a Republican senate, and his own “sharp intelligence”.

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US Sen. Warren seeks to pull pot shops out of banking limbo

BOSTON (AP) — As marijuana shops sprout in states that have legalized the drug, they face a critical stumbling block — lack of access to the kind of routine banking services other businesses take for granted. U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, is leading an effort to make sure vendors working with legal marijuana businesses, from chemists who test

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Nationalized Ukrainian Lender Privatbank Has $5.6 Billion Hole in Balance Sheet

This article shows the folly of the U.S. policy of regime change. Our state department engineered the coup that overthrew an elected president of the Ukraine. As they say you break it you own it. This article gives an indication of what American taxpayers will be paying in the years ahead to sustain a failed country created by a failed

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DEA Sparks New Battle With Marijuana Extract Makers

Debra Borchardt ,   Contributor I write about retail and cannabis. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. The battle lines are heating up between the marijuana marketplace and the Drug Enforcement Agency. Last Wednesday, the DEA slipped an update in the Federal Register that established a new drug code for marijuana extracts. The move panicked the industry, which is

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A Clinton Fan Manufactured Fake News That MSNBC Personalities Spread to Discredit WikiLeaks Docs

The phrase “Fake News” has exploded in usage since the election, but the term is similar to other malleable political labels such as “terrorism” and “hate speech”; because the phrase lacks any clear definition, it is essentially useless except as an instrument of propaganda and censorship. The most important fact to realize about this new term: Those who most loudly

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The Daily 202 Live: Q&A with Gingrich on how Trump will change Washington

I spoke with Newt Gingrich at The Washington Post last Friday for the latest installment of The Daily 202’s live interview series. The former speaker of the House, who had huddled with Donald J. Trump the night before at Trump Tower, spoke candidly about the president-elect’s leadership style, the three power centers that will exist in his White House and

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