Medical marijuana could cost big pharma $4 billion a year

Mike Adams, The Fresh ToastThis post originally appeared on The Fresh Toast.Once the federal government finally allows medical marijuana to become a legitimate part of the healthcare industry, Big Pharma could suffer the loss of billions of dollars, a new report finds.It seems the pharmaceutical trade has more than enough reasons to fear the legalization …

Senators from both parties try to ease banking for marijuana businesses

By Lisa Lambert | WASHINGTON Republican and Democratic senators on Wednesday renewed their drive to make banking easier for marijuana-based businesses in those U.S. states where the drug is legal, undeterred by signals from the Trump administration about maintaining tough marijuana restrictions nationally. The eight senators, who spanned the political spectrum from libertarian-leaning Republican Rand …

TRUMP’S DHS CHIEF JUST FLIPPED! WHAT HE SAID ABOUT THE WAR ON DRUGS IS GAME-CHANGING!

  The Next News Network Published on Apr 18, 2017 MORE INFO: http://CannaSense.com | Email Jordan jpage@cannasense.com | Sub for more: http://nnn.is/the_new_media | Eliot Nelson for the Huffington Post reports, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said that marijuana “is not a factor in the drug war,” placing him at odds with a number of …

The “Lessor of Evils” as a Defense for Marijuana

  April 13, 2017 Mary Thomas-Spears I must start out with a initial plea of Guilty but Innocent in Order to initiate the Process of establishing no “Mens Rae” with the Motion of a “Lessor of Evils” defense, based on having no other choice but evil in the case at hand! As for guilt, I …

Bob Dylan called them the ‘Masters of War’, while US President Dwight D. Eisenhower famously urged Americans to “guard against” the growing power of the “military-industrial complex.”

Arms firms from around the world will descend on East London next week for the 2015 Defence Security and Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition. RT takes a look at this year’s big vendors peddling their wares. Bob Dylan called them the ‘Masters of War’, while US President Dwight D. Eisenhower famously urged Americans to “guard against” …

House passes bill to prevent mandatory GMO labeling

  "We should not raise prices on consumers based on the wishes of a handful of activists."   Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015 5:39 pm | Updated: 6:01 pm, Thu Jul 23, 2015. Associated Press | WASHINGTON (AP) — Food companies would not have to disclose whether their products include genetically modified ingredients under legislation …

Marijuana could be a $35 billion market by 2020

Published: July 15, 2015 1:36 p.m. ET   If all 50 states were to fully legalize pot, it could generate big sales   By KathleenBurke Reporter If all 50 U.S. states were to approve the consumption of marijuana for medical and recreational use, it could become a $35 billion market by 2020. That’s according to …

Let’s talk about DOJ enforcement of marijuana laws…(on Tribal Lands)

In reference to the last post regarding the enforcement of marijuana laws on tribal lands: Justice Department on Thursday will tell U.S. attorneys to not prevent tribes from growing or selling marijuana on the sovereign lands Today, via this link, the Department of Justice, as reported by the LA Times has/will produce a "Memorandum" concerning the …

How Facebook Could End Up Controlling Everything You Watch and Read Online

By Marcus Wohlsen 10.30.14  |   6:30 am  |   Permalink   How many of you are reading this because of a link you clicked on Facebook? In the online publishing industry (which WIRED obviously is part of), Facebook’s influence on site traffic—and therefore ad revenue—is difficult to overstate. Over the past year especially, “the homepage is …

Amneal Undertakes Major Sales and Distribution Expansion in Kentucky

Published: Sept 23, 2014 4:31 p.m. ET Newly-leased space in Glasgow will nearly double size of current operations BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Sep 23, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC (www.amneal.com), one of the largest generic drug suppliers in the U.S., has signed a lease for a second location in Glasgow, Kentucky that will nearly double …

Legal Pot: The Gateway Drug to State-Run Banking?

By Karen Weise January 09, 2014     If ever a hippie dream existed, it would probably look something like what’s being proposed in Washington by Democratic State Senator Bob Hasegawa. He wants to open a state-run bank specifically to serve Washington’s newly legal marijuana industry. The proposal would solve two real problems: Pot businesses …

Prohibitionists are Overstating Feds vs. State Marijuana Legalization Case to Media

by David Borden, December 10, 2012, 02:54pm Posted in: Colorado Amendment 64 Executive Branch Federal Courts Marijuana Legalization Marijuana Policy Washington Initiative 502 A mostly great piece in Rolling Stone this weekend, "Obama's Pot Problem," missed the mark on the federal preemption question -- can the feds shut down Washington and Colorado's legalized regulation systems? …

How legal marijuana could save $72 billion each year

By Carl Gibson – Reader Supported News If there was some­thing readily available that had proven to success­fully grow brain cells, kill cancer cells, treat glaucoma, multiple scle­rosis, chronic pain, PTSD, insomnia, loss of appetite and other ailments, how infu­ri­ating would it be to know that both state and federal govern­ments were spending in excess …

Marijuana: Willie Nelson endorses Oregon Cannabis Tax Act

Country music star and marijuana enthusiast Willie Nelson is endorsing the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act of 2012. The superstar appears in a recently released ad throwing his support behind the initiative to end the prohibition on marijuana and restore the production of hemp in Oregon. The Oregon Cannabis Tax Act 2012 is a citizen’s initiative …