Various forms of kratom and teas made from the plant’s leaves are sold in cafes and on the internet. Their primary effect is to provide a short-lived peaceful and calm feeling that is described as pleasant. Consistent with this effect being opioid-like, anecdotal reports indicate that some users have used kratom to successfully recover … Continue reading The DEA has filed notice of intent to add Kratom to schedule 1
10/25/2015 Sheree Krider Because of the nature of the Beasts which we are dealing with in regards to the “War on Drugs” in general, but additionally because the Beasts are taking control of plants, food, medications and plant medicines worldwide at will, I feel it is imperative that we confront this issue now. WHILE READING … Continue reading “Rights and freedoms may in no case be exercised contrary to purposes and principles of the United Nations.” HOW THE UNITED NATIONS IS STEALING OUR “UNALIENABLE RIGHTS” TO GROW FOOD AND MEDICINE THROUGH THE U.N. CONVENTION ON NARCOTIC DRUGS AND AGENDA 21.
December 12, 2014 Sheree Krider 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 … Continue reading Let’s talk about DOJ enforcement of marijuana laws…(on Tribal Lands)
Christopher Seekins Granby, CT Some stand for freedom, others oppose it. Each brings us in a different direction. For those of us who enjoy our freedom we thank people like Marc who has a global vision of standards. The United states constitution was founded on common law jurisdiction. This is essentially a contract … Continue reading The White House: Release and pardon Marc Emery
The Department of Justice’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) released an audit of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) adoptive seizure process and equitable sharing requests. A couple of quick notes: 1.) Of instances involving federal adoption of assets seized, 65% of reported samples [41 of the 63 examined samples] required DEA headquarter approval to … Continue reading OIG releases an audit of DEA adoptive seizure process and equitable sharing requests. On September 27, 2012, in Drug War, federal, states, by Scott Alexander Meiner
By JASON HOPPIN - Santa Cruz Sentinel DAVENPORT - On Sept. 5, 2002, the country was debating whether to invade Iraq to rid the country of weapons of mass destruction, just as it was bracing for the first anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Stocks were still down, but the Oakland A's had … Continue reading Collective endurance: A decade later, lasting impacts from famed WAMM marijuana bust near Davenport
Life in Prison for Hemp José Peña brought some roadside weeds home from Kansas. Cops decided it was reefer, and a Texas court sentenced him to life in prison – without the evidence. It took a decade for Peña to get back some of the pieces of his life. By Jordan Smith, Fri., March 16, … Continue reading Absolute Asinine Laws
Life in Prison for Hemp José Peña brought some roadside weeds home from Kansas. Cops decided it was reefer, and a Texas court sentenced him to life in prison – without the evidence. It took a decade for Peña to get back some of the pieces of his life. By Jordan Smith, Fri., March … Continue reading Absolute Asinine Laws
Jurors should acquit, even against the judge's instruction... if exercising their judgement with discretion and honesty they have a clear conviction the charge of the court is wrong. -- Alexander Hamilton, 1804 It is not only the juror's right, but his duty to find the verdict according to his own best understanding, judgement and conscience, … Continue reading The Words of the Founding Fathers
Does Senate Bill 510 Put Raw Milk in Real Danger? by A.K. Streeter, Portland, Oregon on 11.30.10 Food & Health Today the U.S. Senate passed Senate Bill 510, the Food Safety Modernization Act. After the recent scandal with eggs, and all of the other food safety issues of recent years (meat, peanut butter, … Continue reading 11/30/2010 SB510 Passes in Senate
November 1, 2010 – David Bronner’s third-generation family business – Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps – imports 20 tons of hemp oil a year from Canada to make soaps, shampoos and skin lotions near San Diego. Now Bronner hopes California’s Proposition 19 to legalize marijuana for recreational use can give impetus to legalizing cultivation … Continue reading Hemp Legalization may Piggyback to Legality on Prop. 19
There’s been a great deal of chatter recently about what the federal government can or will do if Californians wisely pass Proposition 19 in a few weeks (read up here and here for example). President Obama has several choices, but the one I want address here is the one recently urged by nine former DEA … Continue reading Prop 19 and Constitutional Law for Dummies (and DEA Administrators) by Dan Riffle October 13, 2010
by Drug Policy Alliance on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 3:17pm House Democrats have scheduled a horrible drug war bill for a vote tomorrow (Wednesday). The Drug Trafficking Safe Harbor Elimination Act of 2010 (H.R. 5231), written by Rep. Lamar Smith (a Republican drug war extremist), would expand problematic drug conspiracy laws, apply mandatory minimum … Continue reading Bad Drug War Bill Wrongfully Fast-Tracked for Vote TOMORROW
Here I am in the “great Commonwealth of Kentucky”, on January 2, 2009, without a physician to attend to my health needs, after fifteen long years of struggle. Why? Because I smoke Cannabis for pain and anxiety among other conditions. Since 1998 I have been through at least eight “pain clinics” and ONE M.D., … Continue reading Why I was “fired” from my physician in Louisville, Kentucky.
Greg Pivarnik - 3/4/08 Marijuana has medicinal uses. Despite numerous scientific studies and the development of synthetic medicines derived from cannabis, the United States government appears to disagree with this statement. Marijuana remains a Schedule I drug according to the DEA, which only benefits the pharmaceutical companies who now have a monopoly on the therapeutic … Continue reading Medical marijuana laws benefit big business
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XM_TdmQ9lM A VERY VERY IMPORTANT VIDEO TO SEE. ABOUT A SEVEN YEAR OLD CHILD WITH MENTAL DISORDERS. THE MOM, FINDS OUT THROUGH RESEARCH AND HELP FROM DOCTORS THAT MARIJUANA COULD BE A GOOD TREATMENT FOR HER CHILD. BLESSED BE THE MOTHER WHO CARES FOR HER CHILD, AND DOES NOT LET THE GOVERNMENT TELL HER SHE … Continue reading BLESSING JEFFREY’S MOM……