Lawmakers promote hemp as cash crop in Kentucky Associated Press

      FRANKFORT, Ky. — Lawmakers have grown bolder in their push to allow farmers to grow hemp in Kentucky, a Bible-belt state where the issue was once considered politically taboo. Growing hemp is illegal under federal law, but supporters want to lift the state ban with hopes of Kentucky becoming a leading grower …

Wait Until 2014: Marijuana Legalization All But Dead in California

By Chris Roberts Fri., Mar. 9 2012 at 5:00 AM   Union Pulls Plug on Medical Reform, Other Ballot Measures Starved For Cash; Legislature, Ammiano Last Hope for Reform Now Nobody likes to celebrate with a loss, but for the medical marijuana movement, 2010 and the historic defeat of semi-legalization measure Proposition 19 already look …

House votes 162-161 to decriminalize marijuana

    GARRETT BRNGER,Associated Press Friday, March 9, 2012 CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire House narrowly passed a bill to decriminalize a person's first two marijuana possessions under one-half ounce. Republican Speaker Bill O'Brien abstained from voting, allowing the bill to squeak by Thursday with a 162-161 vote. The House voted overwhelmingly 228-89 …

O’Malley would veto medical marijuana bill

    Gov. has concerns over federal law By Andrea K. Walker, The Baltimore Sun 10:45 a.m. EST, March 9, 2012 Gov. Martin O'Malley likely would veto any legislation to legalize medical marijuana because of concerns over whether it would stand up to federal scrutiny, his spokeswoman said Thursday. His decision comes as states with …

LSD as treatment for alcoholism? Norway scientists looking at hallucinogen therapy

Writing in Journal of Psychopharmacology, researchers note drug gives insight into problems   By Lindsay Goldwert / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, March 9, 2012, 11:56 AM LSD (which sometimes comes in the form of sheets of stamps, l.) is being looked at as an aid in combating alcoholism. Turn on, tune in... stop drinking? …

Your morning jolt: Pat Robertson endorses legal marijuana

9:40 am March 9, 2012, by jgalloway Gov. Nathan Deal has found an unlikely ally in his push to refigure who we lock up in Georgia: The Rev. Pat Robertson, who now backs the legalization of marijuana. From the New York Times: “I really believe we should treat marijuana the way we treat beverage alcohol,” …

Hemp could make a comeback

By Kevin Wheatley about 23 hours ago Industrial hemp could make a comeback as one of Kentucky’s top cash crops if lawmakers legalize the harvest of marijuana’s botanical cousin, legislators have told a House committee. The Agricultural and Small Business Committee on Wednesday heard from key sponsors of two pieces of legislation –House bills 272 …

The 1918 “Flu Pandemic” was in fact an act of war upon the U.S. by the German’s…

Category: Sheree Krider Published Date Written by Sheree Krider 1918 F L U  P A N D E M I C.... Thru this link is a piece of history that has been all but forgotten.  The 1918 Flu Pandemic was not your usual air borne "flu".  It was in fact an act of war by …

The 1918 “Flu Pandemic” was in fact an act of war upon the U.S. by the German’s…

Category: Sheree Krider Published Date Written by Sheree Krider 1918 F L U  P A N D E M I C.... Thru this link is a piece of history that has been all but forgotten.  The 1918 Flu Pandemic was not your usual air borne "flu".  It was in fact an act of war by …

Pending industrial hemp legislation could go to pot

By Brad Bowman Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 6:19 pm Two bills in state legislation for the legalization of industrial hemp could offer a transition crop for farmers in Nelson County.  Central Kentucky was the largest producer of hemp during World War II for rope production, but state officials say it isn’t legislation but law …

Acebass: Back in 1991 I had the pleasure of running a campaign for a guy named Gatewood Galbraith.

    “Acebass”   Back in 1991 I had the pleasure of running a campaign for a guy named Gatewood Galbraith. He was an issues candidate who wanted to legalize Marijuana. Back then that wasn't popular to say much less support for public office but that didn't stop Gatewood. He went on to become a Kentucky …

Public Education Campaign Aims to Allow Industrial Hemp Farming Again in the U.S.

Public Education Campaign Aims to Allow Industrial Hemp Farming Again in the U.S. WASHINGTON, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) and Vote Hemp have announced plans for the 3rd Annual Hemp History Week to be held on June 4-10, 2012. A national grassroots education campaign designed to renew strong support for …

Federal Aid Programs Being Made Available for Kentucky Residents During Current Disaster posted by Alex Ferreras on March 7, 2012

(Source: FEMA) – Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Kentucky. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required: Rental payments for temporary housing for those whose homes are unlivable.  Initial assistance may …