LIVE! Medicare for All National Town Hall–with Sen. Bernie Sanders!

Medicare for All National Town HallPublic· Hosted by The Young Turks and U.S. Senator Bernie SandersTuesday, January 23 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM ESTThe U.S. Capitol Visitor CenterWashington, District of Columbia 20515DetailsWith the introduction of the Medicare for All Act last year, Sen. Bernie Sanders and 137 of his colleagues in Congress began the …

Opiate Users Needed for Research Studies (Lexington, KY)

Do you currently use drugs like Lortab, Percocet, Oxycontin, or heroin to get high? Researchers at the University of Kentucky are conducting a study to examine the strength and effects of prescription opioids. You may be eligible to participate if you are between the ages of 18 and 50, you have taken opioid drugs intranasally …

Our attention span is now less than that of a goldfish, Microsoft study finds

      Humans have become so obsessed with portable devices and overwhelmed by content that we now have attention spans shorter than that of the previously jokingly juxtaposed goldfish. Microsoft surveyed 2,000 people and used electroencephalograms (EEGs) to monitor the brain activity of another 112 in the study, which sought to determine the impact …

State seizes 11-year-old, arrests his mother after he defends medical marijuana during a school presentation

By Radley Balko April 17 From the website run by investigative journalist Ben Swann: On March 24, cannabis oil activist Shona Banda‘s life was flipped upside-down after her son was taken from her by the State of Kansas. The ordeal started when police and counselors at her 11-year-old son’s school conducted a drug education class. …

"WRITE” Obama a real letter to DECRIMINALIZE marijuana NOW

    WANT it over? Write Obama a real letter to DECRIMINALIZE marijuana NOW This month will do it. 30 DAYS IS WHAT IT WILL TAKE FOR OBAMA TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA. Details below -- but ask him to DECRIMINALIZE CANNABIS instead! Start writing! President Obama today at a fundraiser in Springfield was asked "What would …

High levels of Formaldehyde Hidden in E-Cigs

      Formaldehyde, a known human carcinogen found in cigarette smoke, also dwells in the vaporized liquid of popular electronic or e-cigarettes, researchers said Wednesday. E-cigarette sales are booming in the United States and many hoped so- called "vaping" would replace tobacco smoking and be a panacea for the nearly 160,000 lung cancer deaths …

O.K. EVERYONE THIS IS YOUR DAILY REMINDER THAT WE NEED SIGNATURES ON KCHHI !!

        THE PETITION IS LOCATED HERE: (DIRECT LINK) http://www.petition2congress.com/9641/kentucky-cannabis-hemp-health-initiative-2013-2014/     It is my opinion that this is the Initiative we should be getting as many signatures on as possible so that we, as a group, can go to Sen. McConnells office at an opportune time and present it to him. At the …

we petition the obama administration to: Remove the Whole Cannabis Plant from Schedule 1 for Medical Research & Patient Access

      Research & experience suggest medical cannabis helps with Alzheimer's, Diabetes, epilepsy, cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, HIV, GI disorders, PTSD, eczema, Autism, arthritis, and other conditions. Please remove the whole cannabis plant from the federal government's banned Schedule 1 list. Extensive research into various whole plant medicinal strains must be allowed to identify the …

ATTENTION KENTUCKY: ANOTHER PIPELINE PLAN FOR NATURAL GAS LIQUIDS

Saturday, 08 November 2014 10:00         The alarm is ringing again for Kentuckians who already stopped one potentially hazardous pipeline project. Public backlash plugged plans for the Bluegrass Pipeline, which included building 180 miles of new pipeline to help transport natural gas liquids from the Northeast to the Gulf Coast. Now, less …

U.S. Marijuana Party of Kentucky endorses David Patterson for U.S. Senate

  Platform Economic Policy - Hide One of the major reasons for David entering this race is his concern with the amount of debt and unfunded liabilities our Federal legislators have amassed over the past decade. One of the worst decisions our elected officials made was to bail out banks and other special interests, at …

Real-Life ‘Purge’ Threatens Kentucky State Fair, Killing Spree Fears Spur FBI Investigation

By Tanya Diente | August 15, 2014 5:17 PM EST Threats of a real-life "purge" that's said to happen this weekend during the Kentucky State Fair had residents of Louisville fear for their lives and police officials have taken the matter into their own hands.   Police officers according to WLKY are said to be …

Teen dies after smoking synthetic marijuana; parents warn others

PLEASE TAKE THIS ARTICLE SERIOUSLY! IT CAN MEAN LIFE AND DEATH!

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LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Parents of a 19-year-old California teen who recently died after smoking synthetic marijuana spoke to KTLA about trying to prevent similar deaths from happening in the future.

On July 11, Connor Eckhardt inhaled one hit of dried herbs that had been sprayed with chemicals to cause a pot-like high, his parents said.

“In a moment of peer pressure, he gave into that, thinking that was OK, it was somehow safe, and one hit later, he goes to sleep and never wakes up,” Connor’s father, Devin Eckhardt, said.

Connor Eckhardt quickly slipped into a coma and experienced brain swelling, his parents said.

Effects of smoking the often-legal product include altered mental state, irregular heartbeat and seizures, the Los Angeles Times reported.

“These substances are not benign,” Dr Andrew Monte, the lead author of an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine…

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Mass water shutoffs in Detroit, Mich., are making news around the world

Oppose Detroit Water Shutoffs Mass water shutoffs in Detroit, Mich., are making news around the world. The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) has begun disconnecting water from households that have been unable to pay their water bills. In May alone, the DWSD served 46,000 shutoff notices and executed over 4,000. Local community leaders say …

MINT JULEPS AND CANNABIS MARCHES FOR DERBY DAY 2014 IN KENTUCKY!

      May 1, 2014 Sheree Krider What could be a better day out for adult fun in Kentucky than the Derby?  Dare I say, Derby Day, Mint Juleps and a Cannabis March?  In the same day?  In Louisville? Yet, “oops there it is”… For the first time in history a Global Marijuana March …

PRESS RELEASE: GLOBAL MARIJUANA MARCH of KENTUCKY has added BOWLING GREEN to the VENUE!

May 1, 2014 – As of this morning BOWLING GREEN KENTUCKY will be hosting a “GLOBAL MARIJUANA MARCH” ON SUNDAY MAY 4TH!!! PER “BOBBIE SEXTON”  AT PERMITS OFFICE IN BOWLING GREEN, KY A PERMIT IS NOT NEEDED HERE TO HAVE THIS MARCH.   SO EVERYONE WHO IS IN BOWLING GREEN CAN COME TO LOUISVILLE ON …