Kentucky Cops Confiscate $600k In Marijuana & Brag About It

  Published on Aug 9, 2016 Deputies in Grayson County, Kentucky found more than $600,000 worth of marijuana hidden in a corn field, confiscated it and then left a note stuck in the corn leaves letting the growers know about it. Deputies then started the hashtag #WeGotYoWeed in a Facebook post to taunt the growers... …

The order has caused chaos; White House statements haven’t clarified what’s going on.

What Trump's Executive Order on Immigration Does—and Doesn't Do Krishnadev Calamur Updated on Sunday, January 29, at 4:12 p.m. President Trump signed on Friday an executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries, suspends all refugee admission for 120 days, and bars all Syrian refugees indefinitely. The order has been widely criticized and …

Give a Pregnant Mom Marijuana, Be Guilty of Murder?

Opposing abortion alone does not make someone pro-life. That stance is merely “pro-birth,” according to Sister Joan Chittister, a Catholic nun and thus a member of a broad, billion-person-strong social movement—the Catholic Church—which does not look kindly upon abortion. To be pro-life, one must care for someone after they’re born, not just before.  So. What …

What You Can Do to FREE Sam Girod

What You Can Do to FREE Sam Girod Please do whatever you can! The Backstory The FDA is trying to put Sam in jail for 58 YEARS for a labeling infraction. Basic story here: http://www.davidgumpert.com/2783-2 Indictment here with explanations: http://www.kyfreepress.com/2017/01/fda-girod-indictment/ Local CBS affiliate story here: http://www.wkyt.com/content/news/WKYT-Investigation-Amish-farmer-in-jail-awaiting-trial-facing-time-in-federal-prison-411915635.html   What You Can Do 1. We beg President …

Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell Launch ‘Bold and Aggressive’ 200-Day Plan to Implement Trump Agenda

by Neil W. McCabe28 Jan 2017Philadelphia2,241 PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania–Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R.-Wis.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R.-Ky.) told reporters Thursday at the Republicans’ policy retreat here that they are committed to a 200-day program to implement the agenda of President Donald J. Trump. “We are actually having a fantastic opportunity right here in …

New bill would sell off 3 million acres of public lands

The Wilderness Society The Wilderness Society’s mission is to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places. yesterday Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz wants to sell off 3.3 million acres of public lands, the latest step in a plan to seize Our Wild. Photo credit: Michael Jolley, flickr. New bill would sell off …

Ignorance abounds in Kentucky concerning cannabis law

    The following story was printed on Kentucky.com and my response is included. By Thomas Vance The world is watching Colorado and is finding out that everything we have been told by our government about marijuana has not been factual, to put it nicely. Colorado legalized medical marijuana in 2012 and recreational in 2014. …

Embattled Doc Suffers Another Setback in PHS Fight

Pauline Anderson January 27, 2017 Michael Langan, MD, a Boston-based internal medicine specialist who has fought the Massachusetts Physician Health Service (PHS) and Board of Registration in Medicine for years to reinstate his license, has suffered a setback but is bolstered by a new development. A justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts has …

The Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to Executive Orders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2017 Contacts: Jade Begay, jade@ienearth.org,  505-699-4791 Diane May, diane@megaphonestrategies.com, 317-292-2922 The Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to Executive Orders for Approving KXL & DAPL Washington D.C. - At approximately 11am EST, President Trump signed five executive actions, two of which will advance construction of the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access …

Carol Kerr ~ HAPPY PATIENT in Legal Medical Cannabis State!!

Why I choose cannabis... November 25, 2010 at 9:21pm There are millions of people across this great nation suffering from chronic pain and illness who are legally receiving relief via prescription medications. As a patient that suffers with chronic, debilitating pain from a brain malformation, I can attest to the damage long-term use of prescription …

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reacts to Trump’s executive orders to advance construction of DAPL

CANNON BALL, N.D. - The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe issued the following statement Tuesday after President Trump signed executive orders to advance construction of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL Pipelines. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe said Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s executive action towards an approval of an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline …

CREDO Statement on KXL and DAPL Executive Orders

  For Immediate Release Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 10:30am Credo Action Contact:  Email: citizenaction@credoaction.com CREDO Staetment on KXL and DAPL Executive Orders WASHINGTON - CREDO released the statement below in response to reports that Pres. Trump plans to sign executive orders to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines: “President Trump …

A bill has already been introduced in Congress to remove the US from the United Nations

Natasha Bertrand Jan 23rd 2017 2:53PM A bill introduced by Alabama Rep. Mike Rogers earlier this month calls on the US to "terminate" its membership in the United Nations (UN) and effectively sever all ties with the organization. The legislation, titled the "American Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2017," was proposed on January 3. It is …

Don’t expect nationwide marijuana legalization under the Trump administration

Ben Gilbert With the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, the United States got a new president. And with that new president comes a long list of new appointees across various federal agencies and departments. While President Trump's cabinet selection process has played out publicly, a variety of folks from former president Barack Obama's …

McConnell Congratulates President Trump

  ‘I think it’s important for all Americans — regardless of party — to remember the significance of Inauguration Day, as we celebrate our nation’s rich electoral tradition and begin to move our country forward together.’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor …

Hemp Industries Association Files Petition Against DEA

Hemp Industries Association Files Petition Against DEA to Defend Lawful Hemp-Derived Products from Agency Overreach 19 Jan 2017 5:41 PM Suit Seeks to Defend Hemp Farmers, U.S. Businesses and Consumers from Illegal Attempt to Schedule Non-Psychoactive Hemp Derivatives as ‘Marihuana Extract’WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the leading non-profit trade association consisting of …

Privacy and Civil Liberties at CIA (as updated 1/18/2017)

  The CIA of the U.S. has released information on the updated rules and regulations concerning collection of data and investigation of U.S. Citizens as of 1/18/2017. The published information is available on their new website, “Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties”. This is the first time that this information has been readily available to …

Support Sen. Perry Clark: SB57 and SB76 (2017)

Legislation filed by Senator Perry Clark of Louisville, SB 57, seeks to establish a statewide, comprehensive medical marijuana program. Senate Bill 57, The Cannabis Compassion Act, establishes regulations overseeing the establishment of state-licensed dispensaries to provide medical marijuana to qualified patients. It also permits patients to home cultivate their own supply of medical cannabis. Senator …

Banks Financing Dakota Access Pipeline Decline Meeting with Tribal Leaders

One month after the pipeline was effectively put “on hold” by the Army Corps of Engineers, major commercial banks are still banking on the project — and losing thousands of customers a week as a result. Standing Rock, ND – For the last six weeks, a global coalition has been pressuring banks providing project loans …

Seminars to provide information on Kentucky’s hemp industry

  Below and attached you will find details for a series of hemp seminars to be held across the state.  The seminars are a collaborative effort of the UK Cooperative Extension Service, Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation, Kentucky Hemp Industries Association and Kentucky Department of Agriculture.  I highly recommend that participants in our Industrial Hemp Research …

ACTION ON JANUARY 28th TO CARRY THE PRAYER FROM STANDING ROCK TO BANKS WORLDWIDE

Dear Global Family, Thank you for your commitment to our collective future. Standing Rock is still standing strong through freezing temperatures, bravely holding the prayer for our water, our earth and our children's future - And they need our help. YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN A GLOBAL SYNCHRONIZED PRAYER ACTION ON JANUARY 28th TO CARRY …

KY Amish Farmer Jailed over a Salve Label; the FDA Wants Him Jailed for Life

By Sally Oh on January 15, 2017 I know it sounds like I made up a terribly inflammatory headline… but it’s not JUST inflammatory. It’s true, the Girod indictment is below. Amish farmer Sam Girod of Owingsville makes 3 products: a chickweed salve, a bloodroot salve and an essential oil blend called Sine Eze. The …

the first-ever patent for a plant containing significant amounts of THC

You know that strain you love? The one that a breeder managed to hone perfectly over the years? We are at a point in the industry where that strain that you love could be locked up by big business. The theft of a clone or tissue, biopiracy, could destroy decades of hard work with no …

Leonard Peltier Denied Clemency by Obama

  The Office of the Pardon Attorney has announced President Obama has denied clemency to imprisoned Native American activist Leonard Peltier. Peltier is a former member of the American Indian Movement who was convicted of killing two FBI agents during a shootout on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in 1975. He has long maintained …

Executive Clemency for Leonard Peltier

This post was taken from Ruth Hopkins on Twitter this afternoon.  It is a copy of a letter sent from the Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota requesting Clemency by President Obama before he leaves office. Please share far and wide and make your own request for Leonard Peltier's clemency and read about the case …

North Americans Spent $53.3 Billion On Marijuana Last Year, Most Of It Illegally

The industry “just needs to move demand for an already widely-popular product into legal channels,” a new report says. 01/17/2017 06:20 pm ET Ryan Grenoble Reporter, The Huffington Post A new report estimates consumers spent $53.3 billion on cannabis in North America last year. The first-of-its-kind analysis, compiled by ArcView Market Research, spans legal, medical …

a renewed bid by Oklahoma, Nebraska and others to stamp out Colorado’s recreational cannabis sales…

Bid to take down Colorado marijuana laws revived in court Amid uncertainty about the future of federal enforcement, a renewed bid by Oklahoma, Nebraska and others to stamp out Colorado's recreational cannabis sales Published: Jan 17, 2017, 5:42 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Federal appeals court judges on Tuesday reviewed the reach of …

Trump’s marijuana options

  By Beau Kilmer - 01/17/17 01:30 PM ES Finally, there appears to be a serious federal discussion about marijuana legalization. But it’s nowhere near the Beltway. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s marijuana task force recently released a landmark report about legalizing and regulating the drug in Canada. Advocates on all sides will find something to …