Mother & Daughter Camp In Trees For 34 days To Stop Pipeline

May 15th, 2018 by Kurt LowderRenewable energy is getting a boost as grassroot campaigns to stop pipelines and other fossil fuel developments are springing up organically all over the world. Terry and Minor Red, who are mother and daughter, were able to hold up a EQT Midstream Partners pipeline for at least 34 days. The …

Garrett introduces legislation to remove marijuana from controlled substances list

February 27, 2017 Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today 5th District Congressman Tom Garrett introduced legislation aimed at federally decriminalizing marijuana. The short title for this legislation is cited as the "Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017." If passed, this bill would take marijuana off the federal controlled substances list - joining other industries …

On 23 Acres of hillside placed in the Appalachian Mountains…

      If I Never Farm Another Day: What 'Sometimes' Farming has Given Me. . . Maybe I am A 'Sometimes' Farmer, frankly. I love a fancy heeled shoe, flash and traveling around for food I didn't prepare. For six long and short years, I have dreaded drought and snow. I have carried milk …

Virginia House Passes Bill to Authorize Hemp Farming, 98-0

RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 26, 2016) – Today, the Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill to authorize the farming, and production of industrial hemp in the state for commercial purposes, setting the foundation for further action. The vote was 98-0. Introduced by Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Norge), House Bill 699 (HB699) would amend current state law …

KY: Resolution urges Virginia to recognize concealed carry law

News Release January 27, 2016 Resolution urges Virginia to recognize concealed carry law FRANKFORT – Leaders from both parties came together on the Senate floor today to condemn Virginia’s recent decision to stop recognizing Kentucky concealed carry permits by passing a joint resolution condemning the move. Senate Joint Resolution 36 urges Virginia, which borders Eastern …

Today in History: Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 Signed; What We’ve Forgotten

On this day, November 16, 217 years ago, Governor James Garrard of Kentucky signed into law the first of two landmark pieces of legislation known to history as the Kentucky Resolutions. The resolution was passed by the Kentucky state House on November 10, 1798 and by the Senate on November 13. The bill was then …

Rapid Fire Marketing Enters Industrial Hemp Farm Industry

      CARSON CITY, NV--(Marketwired - Jun 22, 2015) -  Rapid Fire Marketing (OTC PINK: RFMK), a developer and reseller of herbal vaporizers, announced today that the Company has acquired assets, including equipment as well as a land lease, to begin Industrial Hemp farming in California. In addition to the Company's vaporizers, including the …

Vaccine exemptions: California Senate overwhelmingly passes SB 277, abolishing most opt-outs

By Lisa M. Krieger [email protected]   SACRAMENTO -- A controversial bill that abolishes "personal belief exemptions" for vaccinations won overwhelming approval in the California Senate on Thursday, bolstering supporters' hopes that it will also clear the Assembly and be signed into law. The measure by Democratic Sens. Richard Pan, of Sacramento, and Ben Allen, of …

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SENTENCES VIETNAM VETERAN TO DEATH FOR USING MARIJUANA MEDICALLY

        Written by:  Cindy Spencer                           USMjParty Virginia   July 27, 2013   What ever happened to the land of the free? He was certainly one of the brave. There was no judge or jury. No trial. Just a death sentence. Handed down by Uncle Sam.         Let’s go back a few …

Mummy Proves America Is 2,400 Years Behind On Medical Marijuana

Photo: Via Wikimedia Commons. A 2,400-year-old "Siberian Ice Maiden" apparently knew something that not all US lawmakers do: Cannabis is a perfect palliative for cancer. Discovered in 1993 by archaeologist Natalia Polosmak, the mummified remains of this woman, also known as the "Princess of Ukok," were recently examined by a team of Russian scientists. They …

5 arrested in protest against coal magnate Jim Justice in downtown Roanoke

  By Jordan Fifer and Jeff Sturgeon | The Roanoke Times A group of protesters who unfurled a large banner criticizing coal magnate Jim Justice and the practices of his Roanoke-based mining company caused a spectacle in downtown Roanoke on Thursday morning, prompting a large police and fire response to take down the display. Five …

30 Members Of Congress Demand Increased Access To Marijuana For Research Purposes

 Matt Ferner  Become a fan  [email protected]   Thirty members of Congress, led by Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), H. Morgan Griffith (R-Va.), Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) and Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on Tuesday demanding an end to the federal monopoly on marijuana research so that more studies …

Can Legalizing Marijuana Help Appalachia?

By Michael P. Tremoglie   NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Will legalizing marijuana help or hinder some of the poorest of Americans? Appalachia has long been known for intractable poverty, coal and moonshine. But what many do not know is that marijuana is an Appalachian cash crop. Some say it will only help; after all, Appalachians …

New Law: Virginia will not cooperate with NDAA detention

Posted by Tenth Amendment EmailShare Share on Tumblr inShare Contact: Mike Maharrey Communications director O: 213.935.0553 [email protected] http://www.tenthamendmentcenter.com For Immediate Release:April 18, 2012 RICHMOND, Va. – On Wednesday, the Virginia legislature overwhelmingly passed a law that forbids state agencies from cooperating with any federal attempt to exercise the indefinite detention without due process provisions written …