Clemency to Jeff Mizanskey: Life without parole for marijuana

This petition will be delivered to:  Missouri, Gov. Jeremiah Nixon Petition by  Chris Mizanskey  Sedalia, MO My father Jeff Mizanskey has been in prison for 20 years and has no possibility of parole. For non-violent, marijuana-only offenses, my father has been sentenced to die in prison because of a "three strikes" mandatory sentencing policy in … Continue reading Clemency to Jeff Mizanskey: Life without parole for marijuana

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 … Continue reading Can Legalizing Marijuana Help Appalachia?

CA scientists prove marijuana fights aggressive cancers, human trials soon

A pair of scientists at San Francisco's California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute are preparing to release research data which proves cannabidiol (CBD) - a marijuana compound - has the ability to "turn off" the activity of a gene which causes cancers to metastasize. "The preclinical trial data is very strong, and there's no toxicity. … Continue reading CA scientists prove marijuana fights aggressive cancers, human trials soon

Kentucky Man Charged With Riding Under The Influence

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – A Kentucky man was arrested for driving under the influence in what deputies have called unusual circumstances. The man was riding a horse. Danny Reynolds was riding his horse on a rural road near his house about 8 miles south of Nicholasville in Jessamine County. Sheriff's deputies told the 55-year-old … Continue reading Kentucky Man Charged With Riding Under The Influence