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  • Image Embedded Afghan H-bomb: Record opium harvest, billions burn in ‘war on drugs’   by befurther  11d   28
     
    It cannot be overemphasised: drugs were the real reason Coalition forces invaded Afghanistan and toppled the Taliban. ...   ... ...   ... ... ... Poppy fields in Helmand Province. Click to enlarge ... ... ... ... In 2000, the year before the U.S. led invasion the then ruling Taliban banned the cultivation of poppies as a sin against Islam. By spring of the following year Afghanistan’s once thriving drugs trade was all but dead. In less than one growing season the edict brought to a close a narcotics industry that had formerly produced three-quarters of the world’s opium. ... ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Son Fights for Dad Serving Life in Prison for Marijuana Charges   by befurther  30d   53
     
    ... In the fight for marijuana legalization or even for criminal justice reform, you’ll often hear of people serving jail time for non-violent drug offenses. When these sentences are more severe than those being served by people found guilty of crimes against other people, crimes where there are tangible victims, it’s evidence of a broken system and the failed War on Drugs. In Missouri, one man is living the worst-case scenario, serving a life sentence for a marijuana offense. ... ... ... The U.S. has the largest prison population in the world. Credit: Dylan Oliphant / Wiki ... ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Why is There GMO Sugar In Salt??   by befurther  42d   119
     
    ... Activist Post ... ... Great April Fools’ Day prank idea: Switch up your loved ones’ sugar with salt. When they spit out their coffee and comment on the saltiness you can insist that it’s really sugar and that there’s nothing wrong, giving the prank a twisted flair. ... ... But you’d be right - because there’s friggin’ GMO sugar in salt! ... ... This applies to ingredients found in iodized table salt, and should concern people who are serious about allergy-inducing ingredients or who are seeking a different eating style. ... ... While getting a natural allergy treatment for sugar I had to avoid ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded World Health Organization calls for sugar tax   by befurther  44d   252
     
    ... London Telegraph ... ... ... Sugar consumption should be halved to help reduce health problems such as obesity and tooth decay, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned. ... ... ... Sugar was considered a luxury in Europe prior to the 18th century. (Lauri Andler / Wiki) ... ... ... ... ... The WHO set out draft guidance advising a dramatic reduction in sugar intake amid growing evidence that it contributes to chronic diseases. ... ... ... The move follows calls by some leading scientists and campaigners for the current recommended daily limits on sugar intake to be halved to 5 per cent of an individual&rs ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded The dangers of psychiatric drugs   by befurther  53d   62
     
    ... In court, the tide may be turning against psychiatric-drug damage. ... ... ... A recent jury decision, in which Dr. Peter Breggin testified as an expert witness, highlighted the extreme danger of the drugs. ... ... ... The civil case was filed on behalf of a boy diagnosed with autism, who was then dosed with antidepressants and anti-psychotic medications (Risperdal and Zyprexa). ... ... ... The boy developed two conditions, called tardive dyskinesia and tardive akathisia. Dr, Breggin’s website (www.breggin.com) depicts these conditions: ... ... ... “ Tardive dyskinesia describes a group of pers ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Americans Killed By Cops Now Outnumber Americans Killed In Iraq War   by befurther  65d   86
     
    ... filmingcops.com ... February 12, 2014 ... ... ... Cops  have killed well over 5,000 Americans since 9/11. Many of these killings have occurred during no-knock raids, which  have risen by 4000 % since the 1980s. ... ... ... Image: Military Police (Wikimedia Commons). ... ... ... ... ... Iraqi insurgents, by comparison,  have killed around 3 ,500 Americans in Iraq since 9/11 in Operation Iraqi “Freedom.” ... ... ... It is not just Iraq. The number of Americans killed by police also now exceeds the number of Americans killed by Afghan insurgents. ... ... ... Afghan insurgents ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded DEA manuals show how they train police to construct false chains of evid...   by befurther  71d   92
     
    ... Source: Mass Private I ... ... ... ... ... ... New disclosures now allow us to see online the  DEA training manuals with which Drug Enforcement Administration agents are taught to coach local police departments across the country how to lie about their chains of evidence and sources,  how to willfully violate the law and cover their tracks   in thousands or tens of thousands of cases every year in order to fill the cells of the US prison state with drug defendants. ... ... These materials depict an amoral, out of control police regime respecting no Constitution and no la ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded 7 Ways the FDA is Failing to Protect: Who Needs the FDA   by befurther  81d   114
     
    ... Some cynically refer to the FDA as the Fraud and Death Administration. Harsh, but many see that name as a bit more than an accurate description. It is certainly the hub of the Medical Mafia wheel. A few years ago, during the height of the occupy wall street mania, some were calling for occupy the FDA. Unfortunately, that didn’t get far at all. ... ... ... Image: Tylenol (Wikimedia Commons). ... ... ... ... ... Some have even referred to the FDA’s activity as equivalent to  dropping an atom bomb on each USA city each year. Why? Primarily due to the amount of deaths and illness ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Is Cannabis Curb Coming to an End   by befurther  81d   102
     
    For most of my life, I believed Hemp and Cannabis, or Marijuana, was an evil visited upon our society.  I viewed those who used it as slow, ignorant and lazy.  I had never taken any time to research the subject because I trusted the government verdict. ... Then, in 2004 I read an article entitled “ The Brain’s Own Marijuana“ by Roger A. Nicoll and Bradley N. Alger, in Scientific American detailing medical benefits from the plant. ... First I felt astonishment, then anger, that my government had obviously been lying to me.  I felt shame for my self-ri ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded The Activities at Mena - MENA is no myth   by befurther  84d   537
     
    The Activities at Mena - MENA is no myth! ... ... ... "If the people were to ever find out what we have done, we would be chased down the streets and lynched." ... ... ... -- George Bush, cited in the June, 1992 Sarah McClendon Newsletter ... ... George Bush with legendary CIA agent Felix Rodriguez a.k.a. "Mr. Gomez" who ran the Mexican portion of the Iran-Contra guns and drug running operation. ... "I have put thousands of Americans away for tens of thousands of years for less evidence for conspiracy with less evidence than is available against Ollie North a ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded The DEA: America’s Largest Cocaine Smuggler   by befurther  84d   547
     
    ... 21st Century Wire says… ... ... Never before have we seen such naked corruption on a grand scale. Sooner or later, the US Federal government will have to come clean about their beneficiary role in the billions of dollars in narcotics imported into the United States each year. ... ... ... LOOK THE OTHER WAY: US Attorney General Eric Holder knows how DEA are flooding his hometown of Chicago with cocaine. ... ... Revelations surrounding ‘Operation Fast and Furious’ gave the public an insight into the nefarious, yet symbiotic relationship between US federal agencies and Mexica ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Army Continues Cover-Up of Secret Experimentation 65 Years Later   by befurther  85d   187
     
    ... Pentagon moves to block release of court documents ... ... ... Adan Salazar ... Infowars.com ... January 23, 2014 ... ... ... The D.O.D. and U.S. Army are attempting to delay a court order that would force them to provide certain notice to Vietnam veterans disclosing the extent to which they had secretly been used as test subjects for experimentation during the Cold War. ... ... ... Under ‘Project Paperclip,’ the U.S. government recruited Nazi scientists for “postwar intelligence purposes.” ... ... ... ... ... The federal lawsuit, filed by Vietnam Veterans of America as well as individual sol ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Obesity tsars, sugar firms paying them a fortune and a VERY unhealthy re...   by befurther  88d   144
     
    ... You might think that there was a sign above every university and medical school announcing: ‘Top scientists for sale!’ ... ... ... According to an investigation by Channel 4’s Dispatches programme, five of the eight members of the Government’s scientific committee on nutrition receive funding from large confectionary companies. ... ... ... The chairman, Professor Ian Macdonald, receives money not only from Unilever, the world’s biggest ice-cream maker, but from Coca-Cola and Mars, too. ... ... ... Another of the Government’s most trusted scientists on diet, sug ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck A Deal With Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Cartel   by befurther  3mo   2,619
     
    ... An investigation by El Universal has found that between 2000 and 2012, the U.S. government had an agreement with Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed the organisation to smuggle billions of dollars of drugs in exchange for information on rival cartels. ... ... ... Sinaloa, led by Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, supplies 80% of the drugs entering the Chicago area and has a presence in cities across the U.S. ... ... ... There have long been allegations that Guzman, considered the “ world’s most powerful drug trafficker,” coordinates with American authorities. ... ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Is Industrial Hemp The Ultimate Energy Crop?   by befurther  3mo   123
     
    ... ... Waking Times ... ... ... Bioenergy is currently the fastest growing source of renewable energy. Cultivating  energy crops on arable land can decrease dependency on depleting fossil resources and it can mitigate climate change. ... ... ... But some biofuel crops have  bad environmental effects: they use too much water, displace people and create more emissions than they save. This has led to a demand for high-yielding energy crops with low environmental impact. Industrial hemp is said to be just that. ... ... ... Enthusiasts have been promoting the use of industrial hemp for produ ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Drug Smuggling DEA calls Marijuana Legalization ‘Reckless and Irresponsi...   by befurther  3mo   150
     
    ... The Drug Enforcement Administration’s chief of operations pleaded with lawmakers during a Senate hearing Wednesday, warning over the alleged dangers of marijuana legalization at the state level. ... ... ... Image: DEA Blood Money (U.S. Open Borders) ... ... ... ... ... “It scares us,” James L. Capra said according to the Washington Post. “Every part of the world where this has been tried, it has failed time and time again.” ... ... ... Only one day after court documents revealed the DEA to be smuggling billions in drugs with Mexico’s notorious Sinaloa cartel, backing up ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Bill Filed In Washington Legislature Would Gut Medical Marijuana Law   by befurther  3mo   137
     
    Medical cannabis patients and supporters crowd the Washington state capitol in Olympia with a simple message: Patients should not be taxed on their medicine, and the Washington State Liquor Control Board has no business regulating medicine. ... [ Photo by Daniel Berman/www.bermanphotos.com] ... ... ... Rep. Eileen Cody on Monday pre-filed House Bill 2149, a bill that would essentially gut the medical marijuana law in Washington state, in the Washington Legislature. ... ... ... Rep. Cody, the chair of the House Health Care Committee, in her bill has hewn very closely to the recommendations made by ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Pat Buchanan, Drugs, and Conservative Love for Big Government   by befurther  3mo   141
     
    Lew Rockwell Blog ... January 7, 2014 ... ... A few decades hence, when drug prohibition is, like alcohol prohibition, an amusing byword for destructive, overweening, and failed government policy, we’ll look back and see the War on Drugs as just another socialistic disaster of the twentieth century, which Ralph Raico calls “the century of statism.” ... ... ... Image: Pat Buchanan (Wikimedia Commons). ... ... ... ... The War on Drugs and drug prohibition is of course an artifact of the 20th century with all its totalitarianism, central planning, socialism, and wars, both metaphorical and ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Drugs found in drinking water   by befurther  3mo   256
     
    Fair Use Notice...Read full story at http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/nation/2008-03-10-drugs-tap-water_N.htm ... ... A vast array of pharmaceuticals — including antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones — have been found in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans, an Associated Press investigation shows.To be sure, the concentrations of these pharmaceuticals are tiny, measured in quantities of parts per billion or trillion, far below the levels of a medical dose. Also, utilities insist their water is safe. ... ... But the prese ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Police to take saliva & blood from drivers at New Year’s drug checkpoi...   by befurther  3mo   173
     
    Source: Police State USA ... ...   ... ... ... ... ... LAPD performing a drug checkpoint. (Source: NBC Los Angeles) ... ... ... ... LOS ANGELES, CA — As drivers prove their innocence at warrantless police checkpoints this New Year, they will not only be scrutinized over their potential consumption of alcohol.  A new technology will enable the police to detect and arrest drivers for having marijuana, narcotics, and “other drugs” in their bloodstreams. ... ... The recently unveiled device is a portable saliva swab analyzer, capable of immediately sampling body fluids for the presence ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Mother of three negligently shot in the head during botched drug raid   by befurther  4mo   936
     
    The American Drug War claimed another casualty when a woman was shot in the head while sitting on a couch by an incompetent police officer, who fired his weapon through an exterior wall prior to raiding the home. ... ... At about 10:30 p.m. on December 11th, a group of cops calling themselves the U.S. 23 Task Force swarmed the residence and prepared to break in and capture people for possessing drugs.   One of the officers, Sgt. Brett McKnight, an 11-year-veteran of the Ross County Sheriff’s Office, negligently handled his weapon and fired a round through the exterior wal ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Massachusetts State Police Bust 'Obama Care' Heroin   by befurther  4mo   155
     
    ... Massachusetts State Police on Friday confiscated 1,250 bags of heroin during a traffic stop -- and many of the bags were labeled "Obama care." Other bags were labeled "Kurt Cobain." ... ... ... ... The traffic stop was made in the town of Hatfield, Mass. ... ... "During the stop, evidence of illegal narcotics led to a request for a State Police K9," the state police said in a statement on the agency’s Facebook page. "Trooper David Stucenski and K9 Frankie located 1,250 individual bags of heroin in the vehicle. Four people were taken into custody and charged wit ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Legalising Cannabis In Britain, Like Uruguay, 'Would Save Millions'   by befurther  4mo   132
     
    Recent reform victories are reshaping the landscape of the oldest debate in drug policy. ... ... As Uruguay passed historic legislation this week – becoming the first country in the world to make the production, sale and possession of cannabis legal – the debate around the regulation of the drug in the UK has been thrown back into the spotlight. ... ... The debate over the legalisation of cannabis has been moving increasingly from the margins into the political mainstream, with multiple cities, states and countries considering, developing or implementing a range of regulated marke ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Contra-Cocaine Was a Real Conspiracy   by befurther  4mo   210
     
    Exclusive: The 50 th anniversary of the JFK assassination saw a mainstream media blackout of nearly all evidence of conspiracy in that case. But New York Magazine went even further, mocking the proven Contra-cocaine scandal as a “conspiracy theory,” Robert Parry writes. ... ... By Robert Parry ... ... In the insular world of Manhattan media, there’s much handwringing over the latest blow to print publications as New York Magazine scales back from a weekly to a biweekly. But the real lesson might be the commercial failure of snarky writing, the kind that New York demo ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Cops: "If we have to get a warrant...we’re gonna shoot and kill your dog...   by befurther  4mo   219
     
    Eric Crinnian, an attorney in Kansas City, Missouri, says police came to his door looking for parole violators, and got upset when he refused them permission to tramp through his house and paw through his possessions. In fact, he claims, one cop went so far as to threaten to shoot his dogs if he made them abide by the requirements of the law by getting a search warrant to look through his home. Remarkably, a criminal justice professor says the police actions may not be illegal, though they could be awkward in court. ... ... According to Fox 4 News in Kansas City: ... ... ... Eric Crinnian, a lawyer ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Only Half of Drugs, Other Newly Emerging Contaminants Removed From Sewage   by befurther  5mo   284
     
    Only about half of the prescription drugs and other newly emerging contaminants in sewage are removed by treatment plants. ... ... That’s the finding of a new report by the International Joint Commission, a consortium of officials from the United States and Canada who study the Great Lakes. ... ... The impact of most of these “chemicals of emerging concern” on the health of people and aquatic life remains unclear. Nevertheless, the commission report concludes that better water treatment is needed. ... ... Image: US EPA“The compounds show up in low levels – parts per b ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Feds raid Denver-area marijuana dispensaries, grow operations, 2 homes   by befurther  5mo   734
     
    ... ... Six weeks before the nation’s first retail marijuana shops open in Colorado, federal authorities on Thursday raided more than a dozen Denver metro area marijuana facilities and two homes. ... ... In the largest federal raid on Colorado marijuana businesses since medical marijuana became legal, federal law enforcement agents with an assist from local police officers executed search and seizure warrants at multiple dispensaries and cultivation facilities — at least a dozen in Denver alone. ... ... ... ... A customer walks away from VIP Cannabis at 2949 W. Alameda Ave. in Denver o ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded The Rockefeller Drug Empire and its 68 subsidiaries   by befurther  5mo   399
     
    ... The Rockefeller File ... ... ... by Gary Allen ... http://educate-yourself.org/ga/RFcontents.shtml ... Published 1976 ... ... Table of Contents ... 1 - The Multi-Billion Dollar Myth ... 2 - The Saintly Sinner ... 3 - The Family That Preys Together ... 4 - Profit x Philanthropy = Power (The Power of Foundations) ... 5 - Yes, Virginia, There Is An Establishment ... 6 - The Rockefeller Mediacracy ... 7 - Surrender By Consent ... 8 - Surrender By Conquest ... 9 - Building The Big Red Machine ... 10 - The People Planners ... 11 - The Great Energy Swindle ... 12 - The Eternal Power Behind The Throne ... 13 - Was Nixo ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Drug War? American Troops Are Protecting Afghan Opium.   by befurther  5mo   330
     
    It is well-documented that the U.S. government has – at least at some times in some parts of the world – protected drug operations. ... ... (Big American banks also launder money for drug cartels. See this, this, this and this. Indeed, drug dealers kept the banking system afloat during the depths of the 2008 financial crisis. And the U.S. drug money laundering is continuing to this day.) ... ... The U.S. military has openly said that it is protecting Afghani poppy fields: ... ... As Wikipedia notes: ... ... ... Opium production in Afghanistan has been on the rise since U.S. occupation star ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded UK spies to run $100bn Afghan drug industry: Duff   by befurther  6mo   119
     
    ... Introduction — Oct 23, 2013 ... ... In July 2000 the Taliban decreed that the growth of poppies for opium was a ‘ sin against Islam‘. Until then Afghanistan had produced 75% of the world’s opium. But with the Taliban’s ruling it rapidly dwindled and by the following spring poppy fields were nowhere to be seen in Helmand Province, the former heartland of poppy cultivation in southern Afghanistan. ... Six months later however, Afghanistan was invaded and its drugs trade was soon restored. So that within a few years Afghanistan was producing record amounts ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Sinaloa Cartel, led by Mexican drugs kingpin (and probable U.S. govt age...   by befurther  6mo   147
     
    In 2007 about $207 million was found in the home of a suspected cartel supplier of meth-precursor chemicals. The pile, which weighed more than 4,500 pounds, is considered the largest drug cash seizure in history. ... ... North America clearly has a very big meth problem on its hands, according to the 2013 World Drug Report by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC). ... ... From 2010 to 2011 worldwide seizures of methamphetamine by authorities grew by 73% - from 51 tons to 88 tons - and 61% (54 tons) of all seizures were reported by Mexico and the U.S. ... ... From the repor ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded How Sunrise police make millions selling drugs   by befurther  6mo   345
     
      ... ... ... ... ... By Megan O’Matz and John Maines ... ... Photos and videos by Susan Stocker ... ... ... ... SUNRISE — Police in this suburban town best known for its sprawling outlet mall have hit upon a surefire way to make millions. They sell cocaine. ... ... ... SHARE ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Undercover detectives and their army of informants lure big-money drug buyers into the city from across the United States, and from as far north as Canada and as far south as Peru. They negotiate the sale of kilos of cocaine in popular family restaurants, then bust the buyers and sei ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded With 2.3 Million People Incarcerated in the US, Prisons Are Big Business   RN EDUCATIONAL by befurther  6mo   747  Cross-post
     
    ...   ... “Global Tel* Link. You have a collect call from: ‘Tim.’ An inmate in Shelby County Correctional Facility…. If you wish to accept and pay for this call, dial zero now.” ... ... I don’t know how many times I heard the same robotic voice speak these words since last fall. I was researching the story of Timothy McKinney, a Memphis man facing his third death-penalty trial for the killing of an off-duty police officer in 1997. Tim would call from Shelby County Jail, to answer my questions and to do what anyone facing trial would want to do: air ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Report: Cheaper, purer illegal substances suggest global war on drugs is...   by befurther  6mo   213
     
    The global war on drugs is failing, new research suggests, as the price of heroin, cocaine and cannabis has fallen while their purity has increased. ... ... Using seven sets of government drug surveillance data, a team of Canadian and U.S. researchers reviewed drug supply in the United States, Europe and Australia and drug production in regions such as Latin America, Afghanistan and Southeast Asia. ... ... They found that illegal drugs have become cheaper while their potency has increased, indicating that efforts to control "the global illegal drug market through law enforcement are ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Narcotics: Business of Western wars   by befurther  6mo   111
     
    ... ... ... ... Container trucks carrying NATO supplies are seen parked at the Pakistani town of Chaman, before being moved to Afghanistan, July 27, 2012. ... ... ... Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:31AM ... ... By Gordon Duff ... ... ... Heroin trafficking is the lubrication that keeps the wheels of Western politics moving as intended.” ... ... ... ... Related Interviews: ... ... ... ... ‘Oligarchs seek US, Russia conflict’ ... ... ‘Narcotics, imperialism’s weapon of war’ ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... It was only a week ago that the US government released Eric Harroun, a former soldier who had been fighting w ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded CIA Cocaine   by befurther  6mo   118
     
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  • Image Embedded Why Drugging All Schizophrenics For Life Is Not the Answer   by befurther  7mo   852  Cross-post
     
    ... ... Fascinating research reveals that some people who suffer a psychotic break do better without a lifetime of medication. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... September 19, 2013  |   ... ...   ... ...   ... ... ...   ... ... ... ... ...   ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...   ... ... ... ... It was an amazing victory for mental health treatment reform activists and one investigative reporter: on Aug. 28, 2013, National Institute of Mental Health director Thomas Insel announced that psychiatry’s standard treatment for people diagnosed with schizophrenia and other psychoses needs to c ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded The Psychiatric Drug Crisis   by befurther  7mo   218
     
      ... ... ... ... It’s been just over twenty-five years since Prozac came to market, and more than twenty per cent of Americans now regularly take mind-altering drugs prescribed by their doctors. Almost as familiar as brands like Zoloft and Lexapro is the worry about what it means that the daily routine in many households, for parents and children alike, includes a dose of medications that are poorly understood and whose long-term effects on the body are unknown. Despite our ambivalence, sales of psychiatric drugs amounted to more than seventy billion dollars in 2010. They have ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Prescription drugs kill more Brits than heroin and cocaine   by befurther  7mo   120
     
    Press TV ... September 11, 2013 ... ... UK doctors have come under fire after new figures showed more patients died from overdosing on prescription drugs than heroin and cocaine abuse in 2012. ... ... ... Photo: Dawn McIlvain Stahl via Flickr ... ... ... ... The recent report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) says the deaths from abuse of strong painkillers and tranquillizers had an increasing rate compared to the falling mortality numbers of people dying from abuse of opiate-based drugs. ... ... According to ONS, 807 people died from fatal overdose of prescription drugs last year, a rise of 16 pe ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded New Marijuana Ruling Shows The Age of Deception On The Most Medicinal Pl...   by befurther  7mo   167
     
    ... Waking Times ... ... More than a dozen U.S. states have now completely decriminalized the act of possessing marijuana and both Colorado and Washington have made it legal to possess, sell, transport and cultivate the plant. But soon it may be legalized across the entire country following a decision Thursday by the federal government. ... ... In a historic and significant moment in American history, last November, Colorado became the first US state to  legalize marijuana for recreational use. The impact of the decision could soon ripple across the entire country with vast opportunities t ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Obama administration will not block state marijuana laws, if distributio...   by befurther  7mo   95
     
    The Obama administration said Thursday that it would not challenge laws legalizing marijuana in Colorado and Washington state as long as those states maintain strict rules involving the sale and distribution of the drug. ... ... In a memo to U.S. attorneys in all 50 states, Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole said the Justice Department is “committed to using its limited investigative and prosecutorial resources to address the most significant threats in the most effective, consistent and rational way.” He stressed that marijuana remains illegal under federal law. ... ... ... ... ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Drugs, steel, and MKULTRA: engineering the super-soldier   by befurther  8mo   178
     
    Activist Post ... ... The reference here is a January 2013 report funded by the Greenwall Foundation titled: “ Enhanced Warfighters: Risk, Ethics, and Policy.” ... ... The report utilized military consultants, and reflects what the National Security State is promoting as “the wave of the future.” ... ... Of course, this is a done deal. Enhancement is already an overall experiment. ... ... Here is a key quote from the report: “…cognitive and physical enhancements aim to create a super-soldier from a biomedical direction, such as with drugs and bionics.” ... ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded DEA Bans Armored Cars From Picking up Pot Shop Cash   by befurther  8mo   132
     
    Medical marijuana is legal in California, but the combination of valuable drugs and what is often a cash-only business can attract some rough characters. ... ... That’s why some dispensaries use armored car companies to get their money to and from their favorite bank (or elsewhere). But the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration says no more. The federal authority has told armored car companies they can no longer work with some, perhaps all, cannabis retailers in California and Colorado. ... ... The pro-pot forces were up in arms today: ... ... ... ... The group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition calle ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Vermont Completely Nullifies Federal Hemp Ban   by befurther  8mo   125
     
    Vermont has become the most recent state to take a stand against the federal government and nullify the federal ban on hemp cultivation. Governor Shumlin signed the new bill into law in June. ... ... ... Vermont Nullifies Federal Hemp Ban ... ... ... ... ... Hemp is an agricultural product which may be grown as a crop, produced, possessed, and commercially traded in Vermont pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. The cultivation of hemp shall be subject to and comply with the requirements of the accepted agricultural practices adopted under section 4810 of this title. - Senate Bill 157 ... ... ... ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded 10 Shocking Examples of Police Killing Innocent People in the "War on Dr...   by befurther  8mo   169
     
    Source: Alternet ... ... ... ... ... Many innocent victims have become collateral damage in our pointless, destructive drug war. ...   ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... In a democratic republic, the “innocent until proven guilty” concept is supposed to be sacrosanct. Jurors, police officers, judges and prosecuting attorneys—at least in theory—are required to err on the side of caution, and if a guilty person occasionally goes free, so be it. But with the war on drugs, the concept of innocent until proven guilty has fallen by the wayside on countless occasions. The war ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded MASS VIOLENCE LINKED to PRESCRIPTION PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATIONS - a RESOURC...   by befurther  8mo   120
     
    ... ... SSRI stories, an archive of case studies linking SSRI and other presciption psychiatric mnedications to acts of extreme violence, including mass shootings. ... ... whatreallyhappened.com/WRHARTICLES/ssriviolence.php ... [Image Embedded Here]   [End]
     
  • Image Embedded Militarized Police: Overkill is Becoming the Norm as Officers Shoot Firs...   by befurther  8mo   217
     
    Source: Freedom Outpost ... ...   ... ... Is it true that America is moving toward a militarized police force, a force that is more intent on taking out the trash than in building bridges with the community? It seems that this is the case, though numerous apologists for law enforcement say things are overblown and if not for the writings of Radley Balko and Peter Kraska, no one would even be paying attention. One article supporting police efforts and techniques says that all of these complaints and articles about alleged police militarization is little more than disinformation. Is it? ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded ADHD Drug Emergencies Quadrupled In 6 Years, Says Government Report   by befurther  8mo   251
     
    National data released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) show that Ritalin, Adderall, and other ADHD drugs sent almost 23,000 young adults to the emergency room in 2011, a more than four-fold increase from 2005, when just 5,600 such visits were reported.The population group studied was 18-34, but the rise was most dramatic among 18- to 25-year-olds, Federal officials say. ... ... The report, which was published August 8th in  The DAWN Report, a SAMSA publication, also warned that heart and blood vessel damage has been linked with “nonmed ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded US Air Force Transports 24 Tons of Cocaine to Miami   by befurther  8mo   901
     
    Infowars.com ... August 7, 2013 ... ... The US Air Force recently airlifted nearly 24 tons of cocaine from Costa Rica to Miami, the cocaine capital of the world, in a program described as being “shrouded in secrecy”. ... ... ... Image: Wikimedia Commons ... ... ... ... According to the Costa Rica Star, a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III out of Dover Air Force Base landed at the Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport (LIR) on Saturday July 27, loaded almost 24 tons of cocaine in pallets and then set off for its ultimate destination of Miami, but not before stopping in Nicaragua and Honduras. ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Police Are Now Entering and Inspecting Homes to “Prevent Crimes”   by befurther  8mo   806
     
    Waco, Texas police officers are now allegedly entering apartments and rental homes on “crime prevention” inspections. ... ... An alleged inspection notice from the Sanger Oaks Apartments’ management states that the Waco Police Department will inspect “security features” inside apartments as part of the Waco Crime Free Multi-Housing Program . ... ... The Waco Police Department created the program in order to build a partnership between the police and property managers to “keep drugs and other illegal activity” out of rental properties. ... ... The police train ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Why I changed my mind on weed   by befurther  8mo   1,791
     
    (CNN) -- Over the last year, I have been working on a new documentary called "Weed." The title "Weed" may sound cavalier, but the content is not. ... ... I traveled around the world to interview medical leaders, experts, growers and patients. I spoke candidly to them, asking tough questions. What I found was stunning. ... ... Long before I began this project, I had steadily reviewed the scientific literature on medical marijuana from the United States and thought it was fairly unimpressive. Reading these papers five years ago, it was hard to make a case for medicinal m ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded American Drug War: U.S. Prosecution Tactics Frees Colombian Nationals   by befurther  8mo   2,040
     
    There is something rotten in Miami. A federal prosecutor there, Assistant US Attorney Andrea Hoffman, seems to have problems staying within the bounds of the law as she attempts to prosecute major drug cases. As a result, cases are coming undone, and some Colombians are going home, some who likely were innocent. And Hoffman’s pattern of prosecutorial misconduct has so far come without serious professional consequences. ... ... ... 2011 press conference in Bogota announcing the 56 indictments (presidencia.gov.co) ... ... ... ... On September 2, 2011, US Attorney for the Southern District of ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded How drugs pumped into supermarket chickens pose a terrifying threat to o...   by befurther  8mo   2,186
     
    Every second of every day, somewhere in the world the same scene unfolds. ... ... ... A batch of several hundred eggs, precisely arranged in uniform rows, moves along a conveyor belt, coming to a halt beneath a machine linked to a jumble of tubes. ... ... Once in position, the machine robotically lowers itself and then simultaneously punctures each egg with a rack of hypodermic needles. ... ... Through these needles, a mix of vaccines and antibiotics is injected into the egg — and so into the unborn chick inside, which three days later will hatch out. ... ...   ... ... ... Danger: Drugs bein ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Costa Rica Will Stop Sending Cocaine to Miami   by befurther  8mo   1,075
     
    According to an official press release from the Organization of Judicial Investigations (OIJ in Spanish), Costa Rica will no longer send cocaine or other controlled substances to the United States, at least for the time being. The announcement comes in the wake of news reports about nearly 24 tons of cocaine transported by the U.S. Air Force to Miami on Saturday, July 27 th 2013. ... ... The OIJ further explained that officials in Costa Rica had spoken to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) about the temporary lack of an incinerator to destroy seized powder cocaine, marijuana ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded DEA Agent to Raided WA Dispensary Owner: “Things Are Going to be Hell Fo...   by befurther  9mo   412
     
    The Daily Chronic – by Scott Gacek ... ... OLYMPIA, WA — When Bayside Collective owner Casey Lee saw seven vehicles speed into the parking lot of his Olympia, Washington medical marijuana dispensary Wednesday morning, he thought he was being robbed, and told his employees to take cover. ... ... “When I came outside, there were guns drawn on me,” Lee said Wednesday night. “And then I saw the badges.”   ... ... As DEA agents cleaned out the shelves of his dispensary, confiscating an estimated $2,500 worth of medical marijuana and 17 small marijuana pl ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded DEA Raids Multiple Marijuana Dispensaries In Washington State   by befurther  9mo   130
     
    Federal agents raided several medical marijuana dispensaries in Washington State Wednesday, following a two-year DEA investigation. ... ... ... By: Dank Depot, via Flickr ... ... ... ... Drug Enforcement Administration spokeswoman Jodie Underwood confirmed the raids but declined to give further details. According to Kiro 7 News, targeted dispensaries included Tacoma Cross on Pacific Avenue, Seattle Cross on East John Street and Bayside Gardens in Lacey. ... ... “A client of mine who was talking to a D.E.A agent was told that there were going to be 18 places raided today up and down the corridor,&r ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Money Laundering and the Global Drug Trade are Fueled by the Capitalist ...   by befurther  9mo   179
     
    When investigative journalist Daniel Hopsicker broke the  story four years ago that a DC-9 (N900SA) “registered to a company which once used as its address the hangar of Huffman Aviation, the flight school at the Venice, Florida Airport which trained both terrorist pilots who crashed planes into the World Trade Center, was caught in Campeche by the Mexican military … carrying 5.5 tons of cocaine destined for the U.S.,” it elicited a collective yawn from corporate media. ... ... And when authorities searched the plane and found its cargo consisted solely of 12 ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Sex, Drugs, and Bribery: Pharma group accused of using cash and sex to g...   by qualityoflife  9mo   245
     
    Sex, Drugs, and Bribery: Pharma group accused of using cash and sex to generate $1.5bn in Chinese sales ... ... ... ... ... ... Published time: July 16, 2013 13:34  Edited time: July 16, 2013 14:08 ... ... ... An employee of British drug firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) enters their office headquarters in Shanghai on July 1, 2013.(AFP Photo / Peter Parks) ... ... ... ... ... ... ... http://rt.com/business/sex-drugs-gaxlosmithkline-bribe-163/ ... ... ... ... ... Drug manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) faces allegations of funneling $489 million (3 billion yuan) through travel agencies to pay kickbacks to doctors, hospitals, an ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Supreme Court rules Drug Companies exempt from Lawsuits   by befurther  9mo   141
     
    July 7, 2013. Washington. In case readers missed it with all the coverage of the Trayvon Martin murder trial and the Supreme Court’s rulings on gay marriage and the Voting Rights Act, the US Supreme Court also made a ruling on lawsuits against drug companies for fraud, mislabeling, side effects and accidental death. From now on, 80 percent of all drugs are exempt from legal liability. ... ... ... ... ... ... Share ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Drug companies failed to warn patients that toxic epidermal necrolysis was a side effect. But the Supreme Court ruled they’re still not liable for damages ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Mother defeats Child Welfare Services after abducting baby over bagel   by befurther  9mo   127
     
    Nowadays any number of things can lead the state to seize your kids, not the least of which: a bagel. ... ... ... Photo by Jonathunder, via Wikimedia Commons ... ... ... ... A Pennsylvania mother won a generous settlement yesterday following an incident that took place in April 2010 in which her newborn baby was wrongly abducted from her home by the state’s child welfare services. ... ... At the time, Elizabeth Mort and her husband Alex Rodriguez were confused as to why their three-day-old child was being taken. ... ... Only days later did they learn it was because Mort had failed a hospital drug screen ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded High schools seek random drug, alcohol tests   by befurther  10mo   201
     
    Parents at the Demarest and Old Tappan high schools protested a proposed policy to randomly drug test students ... ... ... ... NBC 4 New York ... ... A New Jersey school district is proposing random alcohol and drug testing for thousands of high school students who could lose school privileges and be forced to undergo counseling if they test positive. Brynn Gingras reports. ... ...   ... ... A New Jersey school district is proposing random alcohol and drug testing for thousands of high school students who could lose school privileges and be forced to undergo counseling if they test positive. ... ... P ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Extremely Low Doses of Marijuana’s Psychoactive Components Prevent Brain...   by befurther  10mo   154
     
    Marco Torres, Prevent Disease ... Waking Times ... ... In another blow and contradiction to mainstream scientific claims which consistently report that Cannabis causes brain damage, a recent study shows the opposite. Research published in the journals Behavioural Brain Research and Experimental Brain Research demonstrated that even extremely low doses of THC (Marijuana’s psychoactive component) — around 1,000 to 10,000 times less than that in a conventional marijuana cigarette — can jumpstart biochemical processes which protect brain cells and preserve cognitive func ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Drug cartels in Oregon: Violence in the Northwest   by befurther  10mo   219
     
    The Oregonian – by Les Zaitz ... ... For more than a day, the plastic orange toolbox sat on the lawn under a cherry tree, a few paces from the sidewalk. ... ... No one passing the Canby home took notice. Not the runners. Not the dog walkers. Not the kids riding by on bicycles. ... ... Then curiosity drew a 31-year-old landscaper who had come to the home just after sunset to help a friend move. Ivan Velasco Rodriguez poked the toolbox with a wooden rake handle. ... ... The pipe bomb lurking inside exploded. Metal shards flying at bullet speed fatally injured Velasco Rodriguez and slammed into s ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded CDC to ‘Study’ Gun Violence, Ignore Link to Antidepressants   by befurther  10mo   141
     
    Activist Post ... ... Guns weren’t the only weapons involved in many of our nation’s mass shootings over the last two decades. ... ... After the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary last December, President Obama signed 23 executive orders relating to guns and gun violence in this country. Of those 23, seven were specifically related to mental health issues. One of the orders directed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to identify and research the most pressing topics related to the causes of gun violence. ... ... The CDC asked an Institute of Medicine commi ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Health Canada blocks dying patients from access to drug   by befurther  10mo   127
     
    Two lung disease specialists are accusing Health Canada of shortening some patients’ lives, by denying them access to an inexpensive, relatively harmless drug not sold in Canada. ... ... “I am appalled and angry that a federal agency that we fund through our taxes would deny Canadian citizens who are dying of a treatable, infectious disease potentially life-saving medication,” said Dr. David Forrest, of Nanaimo, B.C. ... ... In previous years, Health Canada granted several patients special access to the drug, called clofazimine. The doctors said that approach has suddenly changed, ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Prescription Drugs Now Kill More People In The US Than Heroin And Cocain...   R by befurther  10mo   197
     
    Prescription opioid painkillers are responsible for more fatal overdoses in the U.S. than heroin and cocaine combined, according to a new study out of Brandeis University. ... ... Opioid painkillers include prescription narcotics such as like Vicodin (hydrocodone), OxyContin (oxycodone), Opana (oxymorphone) and methodone. ... ... "An epidemic of prescription drug abuse is devastating American families and draining state and federal time, money and manpower," Rep. Hal Rogers (R-Ky.), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, said in a press release. ... ... The authors recommended th ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded More Than 300 Soldier Deaths Due to Drug Toxicity Since 2006   by befurther  11mo   123
     
    Many Linked to PTSD Medications Army Reports ... ... Army Warns Doctors Against Using Certain Drugs in PTSD Treatment ... ... by Bob Brewin ... NextGov, April 25, 2012 ... ... This is the 16th story in an ongoing series. ... ... The Army Surgeon General’s office is backing away from its long-standing endorsement of prescribing troops multiple highly addictive psychotropic drugs for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and early this month warned regional medical commanders against using tranquilizers such as Xanax and Valium to treat PTSD. ... ... ... PFC Timothy R. Alderman, Fort Carson sold ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded ’1 million died’ from Afghan heroin, drug production ’40 times higher’ s...   by befurther  11mo   121
     
    RT News ... ... Heroin production in Afghanistan increased 40 times since NATO began its ‘War on Terror’ in 2001, the head of Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service stated, adding that more than 1million people have died from Afghan heroin since then. ... ... “Afghan heroin has killed more than 1 million people worldwide since the ‘Operation Enduring Freedom’ began and over a trillion dollars has been invested into transnational organized crime from drug sales,”Viktor Ivanov said at the conference on the drug situation in Afghanistan.   ... ... Ivanov st ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Medical Marijuana and the Tragedy of the White House   by befurther  11mo   175
     
    The Washington Post has two videos I think are important to see, one comes in sequence right after the other. There is an especially uncomfortable feeling I get when tragedy, ignorance and cruelty are displayed before my very eyes, and I wonder why the President of the United States, this one or any one of them, have not gone on TV and just called off the war on drugs. You really have to wonder about the honesty and compassion of these presidents and the army of drug warriors that follow them. ... ... I have published about CBD (cannabidiol)—legal medical marijuana in ever ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded As Addictive As Cocaine: HFCS – America’s Most Deadly Addiction?   by befurther  11mo   150
     
    Before It’s News – by Live Free or Die ... ... A little over a year ago, I did what was once unthinkable, I gave up anything and everything containing high fructose corn syrup. I did it for a big reason: I had come to the conclusion that it was killing me. Those multiple energy drinks a day to go along with my Pepsi habit and 2 candy bar a day routine was rotting out my insides, and I knew it, so I gave them up cold turkey. I haven’t turned back and I have no regrets whatsoever.   ... ... My suspicions were somewhat confirmed with both this release of a new study from ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Hemp Could Free Us From Oil, Prevent Deforestation, Cure Cancer and It’s...   by befurther  11mo   163
     
    Marco Torres, Prevent Disease ... Waking Times ... ... Hemp is a tall, beautiful and gracious looking annual plant that can reach heights over twelve feet. Although hemp ( cannabis sativa ) and marijuana ( cannabis sativa var. indica ) come from a similar species of plant, they are very different and confusion has been caused by deliberate misinformation with far reaching effects on socioeconomics as well as on environmental matters. The reason hemp is illegal is not because of any negative impact to the environment or human health, but exactly the opposite. It is so environmentally frien ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded 'Outrageous HSBC Settlement Proves The Drug War Is A Joke'   by befurther  11mo   165
     
    Source: Daily Bail ... ...   ... ...   ... ... ... ... ... ... Caption this photo (in comments)... ... ... --- ... ... By Matt Taibbi ... ... Rolling Stone ... ... If you’ve ever been arrested on a drug charge, if you’ve ever spent even a day in jail for having a stem of marijuana in your pocket or "drug paraphernalia" in your gym bag, Assistant Attorney General and longtime Bill Clinton pal Lanny Breuer has a message for you: Bite me. ... ... Breuer this week signed off on a  settlement deal with the British banking giant HSBC that is the ultimate insult to every ordinary person who’s ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded How MI6, CIA spend tax money on propping up drug production   by befurther  11mo   137
     
    With both the CIA and MI6 secretly providing ’ghost money’ bribes to the Afghan political establishment, it’s likely that Afghans will increasingly support a resurgent Taliban and the drug trade will be further propped up. ... ... Afghan President Hamid Karzai, has recently been criticized for taking ’ghost money’ from the CIA and MI6. The sums are unknown – for the usual reasons of ’national security’ – but are estimated to have been in the tens of millions of dollars. While this is nowhere near the eye-bleeding $12 billion shipped over to Iraq on pallets in the wake of ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Maryland to Become 19th State to Legalize Medical Marijuana   by befurther  11mo   124
     
    Maryland became the 19 th  State to legalize marijuana for medical use  Thursday when Governor Martin O’Malley signed  the “Medical Marijuana – Academic Medical Centers – Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Marijuana Commission” act into law. ... ... Congress and the president claim the constitutional authority to prohibit weed. The Supreme Court concurs. But sharing an opinion on something doesn’t necessarily make it a fact. You can claim you are a unicorn, but you’re not. Clearly, the Constitution delegates no power of marijuana regulatio ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Scientist against Herb to treat Malaria   by qualityoflife  12mo   330
     
      ... ... ... The WHO vs. the Tea Doctor ... ... For once, an herbal remedy actually works. Why are malaria experts against it? ... ... By  Brendan Borrell |Posted Thursday, April 4, 2013, at 3:51 PM ... ... ... ... ...   ... ... ... ... ... A man rides around a bike and distributes tea to workers on a flower farm. ... Photos courtesy of Brendan Borrell ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ENTEBBE, Uganda—It’s a little after 9 a.m. on the Wagagai Flower Farm, and Robert Watsusi pedals a bicycle laden with two 3-gallon jugs of a hot, bitter black tea. As he rounds a corner, workers emerge from football field&nda ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Who Is Trying To Patent Marijuana?   by befurther  12mo   161
     
    ... Waking Times  ... ... The secret is out: marijuana is medicine. And not to the surprise of the pharmaceutical industry, who is slowly but surely gaining exclusive rights to the medical properties of this age-old plant. ... ... But wait. How can a company, other than Monsanto, patent a plant? That’s not a serious question, but it brings up a serious point. Patents on marijuana have yet to cover genetic modifications of the plant itself, but rather involve the cannabinoids found in marijuana that are responsible for its medical effects. ... ... Phytocannabinoids in the treatment of can ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Grief, Temper Tantrums Labeled as Psychiatric Disorders   by qualityoflife  12mo   446
     
    Controversial update to ’bible’ of psychiatry fuels debate over foundations of mental health ... ... ... One book raises big questions ... ... ... ... By   Amar Toor   on  April 19, 2013 06:05 pm   Email   @amartoo  ... ...   ... ...   ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3 ... in Share ... ... ... ... ... For years, the diagnosis of mental illness has largely relied upon one book — theDiagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM. Published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), the DSM offers detailed classifications and criteria for condit ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Opium Production in Afghanistan Increases   by befurther  12mo   157
     
      ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Set You Free News – by Heath Druzin | Stripes ... ... Opium cultivation is expected to increase across Afghanistan, and in several areas where the crop had previously been eliminated production has resumed, according to a U.N. report released Monday. ... ... Despite years of efforts by the NATO-led military coalition and the Afghan government, only the western province of Herat is expected to see a decrease in production this year, according to the report. Afghanistan is the world’s main producer of poppy, which is used to make heroin and provides ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded West Valley narcotics officers stole evidence, audit finds   by befurther  12mo   163
     
    ... Narcotics officers from the West Valley Police Department stole money and other items from vehicles they seized and may have taken drugs and money confiscated during arrests, an internal audit found. ... ...   ... ... "We may have missing drugs and money that are associated with this investigation," West Valley City Manager Wayne Pyle said Friday. ... ...   ... ... The announcement of six "areas of potential problems" came as the embattled police department has faced criticism for several weeks over corruption allegations — particularly within the Neighborhood Narco ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded The Healing Power of Psychedelic Mushrooms   by befurther  12mo   154
     
    “The man who comes back through the Door in the Wall will never be quite the same as the man who went out. He will be wiser but less cocksure, happier but less self-satisfied, humbler in acknowledging his ignorance yet better equipped to understand the relationship of words to things, of systematic reasoning to the unfathomable Mystery which it tries, forever vainly, to comprehend.” –Aldous Huxley, ‘The Doors of Perception: Heaven and Hell’ [1] ... ... Abuse of power is in order when the growth of certain plants, whose native home was Earth long before th ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Re: Cannabis and Parasites   by JrDavis  12mo   1,986
     
    Believe me I am pro cannabis. I am a patient myself. ... ... Today I passed this. ... ... ... ... ... ... I haven’t pulsing and I haven’t been doing any cleanse other then enema’s. I passed this without doing either... ... ... ... I have been smoking though. Every time I do I get super dizzy, anxiety, paranoid etc. ... ... I know the chinese used it for anti parasites. The weird thing is. ... ... When I took my smoke break for a month or two then came back to it. I ended up smoking really strong THC Sativa Dominant I grew myself. ... ... I then felt something float up into my tip top of my head. I felt it there for awhile. ... ... ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Re: absolute horrible idea to legalize drugs.   by befurther  12mo   797
     
    Many drugs are already legal, that is a fact. ... ... " You and I both know people on drugs. You want that to be the norm?" ... ... It already is the norm, sugar, caffeine, (corporate)prescription drugs. ... ... "Really?" ... ... Yes. Really, drugs as a blanket term is part of the problem. Why are highly toxic drugs pushed by corporations allowed while natural plants are illegal? What about all the other uses of these plants that are made illegal, simply because someone has a false perception regarding them? ... ... " That’s what you want on the highways and biways of America? Don’t ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded The patients prescribed up to 25 different drugs a day with devastating ...   by befurther  14mo   218
     
    Jean Smith felt as if a thick fog had descended on her brain as once again she found herself having to re-read sentences three times so she understood what they meant. ... ... ... ‘Even when I talked I struggled to find the right words,’ recalls Jean, a 63-year-old former civil servant, who lives in Liverpool with her husband, Kenneth, 58, a factory supervisor. ... ... ... ‘I told Kenneth the same things over and I never knew what the day was. ... ... ’I just couldn’t think clearly and was worried I was beginning to lose it.’ ... ... ... She was also sleeping more than us ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Farmers Begin Planting Hemp Under New Colorado Hemp Legalization   by befurther  14mo   282
     
    Natural Society ... ... Many farmers in Colorado will be expanding their list of planted crops this Spring after groundbreaking legislation was passed last November that allowed not only for the legalization of marijuana, but hemp as well. Now in case you’re not familiar, hemp is actually a multi-purpose substance that does not produce the high effects of marijuana. In fact, it’s mainly used as a super cheap and highly efficient building material — at least in other nations where ridiculous bans are not enforced on the ‘high-free’ material. ... ... Colorado farm ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Psychiatric Drugs—Just the Facts   by befurther  15mo   304
     
    The following links provide the documented risks of antidepressants, ADHD drugs, antipsychotics and anti-anxiety drugs, including drug regulatory warnings, studies, and adverse reaction reports filed with the U.S. FDA from 2004-2011. The risks of these drugs are provided so the public can make informed, educated decisions. ...   ... ... The following are summaries of the warnings, studies and documented side effects of the four main classes of psychiatric drugs: Antidepressants, Antipsycotics, Anti-Anxiety drugs and ADHD drugs. ... ... ADHD Drugs: Summaries of 31 drug regulatory warning ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Hawaii House Speaker Files Marijuana Legalization Bill   by befurther  15mo   221
     
    ... ... ... Hawaii House Speaker Joseph Souki (D-8) Friday introduced a bill to legalize the possession of marijuana by adults and create a system of taxed and regulated legal marijuana commerce. The measure, House Bill 150, would allow people 21 and over to possess up to an ounce and grow an as yet unspecified number of plants in a secure location. ... ... ... ... ... The bill passed its first reading Friday, but has yet to be sent to a committee. The 2013 legislative session begins Tuesday. ... ... "Regulating and taxing marijuana similarly to alcohol takes marijuana sales out of the hands of ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded US Court Rules Against Reclassification of Marijuana   by befurther  15mo   243
     
    The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the DEA who claimed medical marijuana studies have not been "scientifically rigorous", Americans For Safe Access vowed to appeal. ... ... ... ... ... Activist Post ... ... The United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued a ruling today in the medical marijuana reclassification case, Americans for Safe Access v. Drug Enforcement Administration. In a 2-1 decision, the Court granted standing in the case -- the right to bring a claim against the federal government -- but denied the legal challenge on the merits, agreeing with the g ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Spain Study Confirms Hemp Oil Cures Cancer without Side Effects   by befurther  15mo   1,455
     
    The International Medical Veritas Association (IMVA) is putting hemp oil on its cancer protocol. It is a prioritized protocol list whose top five items are magnesium chloride, iodine, selenium, Alpha Lipoic Acid and sodium bicarbonate. It makes perfect sense to drop hemp oil right into the middle of this nutritional crossfire of anti cancer medicines, which are all available without prescription. ... ... Hemp oil has long been recognised as one of the most versatile and beneficial substances known to man. Derived from hemp seeds (a member of the achene family of fruits) it has been re ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded What the FBI Wants to Hide From You In Their 2011 Gang Threat Assessment   by befurther  15mo   322
     
      ... ... ... ... The cover of the law enforcement sensitive version of the 2011 National Gang Intelligence Center 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment. ... ... ... ... Public Intelligence ... ... What information from its most recent gang threat assessment does the FBI want to keep only for the eyes of law enforcement? Thanks to the publication of the full “law enforcement sensitive” version of the assessment on the website of the California Gang Investigator’s Association, we now know the answer to that question. The full version of the document contains approximately twenty a ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Medicinal Properties of the Banana Plant   by befurther  16mo   366
     
    There are various varieties and shapes and sizes of bananas. It has been found that bananas have curative properties both scientifically and traditionally. Birds and animals - especially monkeys and elephants love bananas. ... ... ... There are many healing and medicinal properties of bananas: ... ... The high content of iron in bananas increases the production of hemoglobin in the blood -therefore they are very good for anemia. ... ... They regulate bowel movement - whether it is constipation or diarrhea. Our elders believed that eating a banana after every meal improved digestion significant ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Outrageous HSBC Settlement Proves the Drug War is a Joke   by befurther  16mo   1,002
     
    www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/taibblog/outrageous-hsbc-settlement-proves-the-drug-war-is-a-joke-20121213#ixzz2EywCnsTV ... ... If you’ve ever been arrested on a drug charge, if you’ve ever spent even a day in jail for having a stem of marijuana in your pocket or "drug paraphernalia" in your gym bag, Assistant Attorney General and longtime Bill Clinton pal Lanny Breuer has a message for you: Bite me. ... ... Breuer this week signed off on a settlement deal with the British banking giant HSBC that is the ultimate insult to every ordinary person who’s ever had his life altered by ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Video Embedded Obama Responds to Pot Legalization: Doesn’t Make “Sense” To Go After Rec...   by befurther  16mo   444
     
    theintelhub.com ... December 15, 2012 ... ... Self avowed former ganja toker and President of the United States Barack Obama weighed in on the issue of marijuana legalization and States’ rights in an interview with Barbara Walters. ... ... ... ... Walters: Do you think that marijuana should be legalized? ... ... Obama: I wouldn’t go that far. But what I think is that, at this point, Washington and Colorado… you’ve seen the voters speak on this issue. ... ... As it is, the Federal government has a lot to do when it comes to criminal prosecution. ... ... It does not make sense from a priorit ... [Image Embedded Here] [Video Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded The Next Seven States to Legalize Marijuana?   by befurther  16mo   626
     
    Stop The Drug War ... ... Rolling Stone’s Tim Dickinson continues his coverage of marijuana legalization with a not unjustifiably optimistic article, " The Next Seven States to Legalize Pot." Dickinson’s predictions: Oregon, California, Nevada, Rhode Island, Maine, Vermont, and Alaska. Some of the states are more intuitively obvious than others, such as California, and even Oregon despite the loss. But Dickinson offers reasonable reasons to be hopeful about the others. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Map Source - Rolling Stones ... ... ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Feds Say Oakland Can't Block Seizure of Harborside Medical Pot Disepensa...   by befurther  16mo   225
     
    Activist Post ... ... The Feds are at it again. Their relentless attempt to shut down the largest medical marijuana shop in the world, Harborside Health Center, continues. ... ... After losing a recent court judgement that said they couldn’t evict Harborside under federal forfeiture, the Feds are now making the argument that the state and city cannot stand in their way of seizing the dispensary. ... ... Back in July, the federal government filed  forfeiture proceedings against the property that Harborside rents. Although Harborside has not violated any state laws, action by the ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded November 6: An Election to Stop the Drug War   by befurther  17mo   346
     
    We are now only five days away from Election Day, and it’s starting to look very much like at least one state will vote to legalize marijuana, possibly two, and, if the gods are really smiling down, three. It’s also looking like there will soon be at least one more medical marijuana state, and like California will finally reform its three strikes sentencing law. ... ... ... ... Amendment 64 billboard (regulatemarijuana.org) ... ... ... ... There are also local initiatives on the ballot in California, Massachusetts, and Michigan, including a Detroit initiative that would legalize the possessi ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded The Prison System Expands at Frightening Pace Following Declaration of W...   by befurther  17mo   335
     
    Activist Post ... ... In the early 1970s, the prison population in the United States was small and was steadily falling relative to the size of the population. Experts imagined that in a few decades, the prison system as we know it could be successfully dismantled, but that began to change after President Nixon began the War on Drugs in 1971, resulting in a huge influx of convicts. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE ... ... ... ... ... The massive increase in prisoners has given rise to what some call the Prison Industrial ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Bungled SWAT Raid Leaves 12-year-old Girl Badly Burned, No Meth Lab Found   by befurther  18mo   549
     
    An early morning SWAT team raid on an alleged meth house produced no meth lab or arrests and instead left a 12-year-old girl badly burned by a flashbang grenade. ... ... By Tim McAteer (Wikipedia:Contact us/Photo submission) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons ... ... It all happened at a Billings, Montana home Tuesday around 6am. While the Fasching family slept, a SWAT team assembled outside their home mobilizing a coordinated raid. ... ... The grenade used was of the non-lethal “flash bang” variety, made to disorient and cause temp ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Romney’s “Bain Capitol” Drug Front For Bush Cartel   by befurther  18mo   465
     
    Breaking: Romney’s “Bain Capitol” Drug Front For Bush Cartel (Video) ... ... ... October 16, 2012 by kristalklear ... ... ... ...   ... ... I can’t guarantee the video you will see will save your grandchildren or bring back our freedoms.  What I can guarantee is this:  Anyone who sees this will demand the immediate arrest of Mitt Romney and the entire Bush drug cartel. source ... ... ...   ... ... The slide chosen from the video is a favorite.  There is a reason for that, it is appropriate.  The video deals with one aspect of Romney’s character an ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Police State 2012: Drug Squad Confiscates 1624 Daisies in Suburban Garde...   by befurther  18mo   683
     
    theintelhub.com ... October 4, 2012 ... ... As I have explained in many previous articles, the war on drugs is a total fraud and the world would be a lot better off if there were not prohibitions on objects or nonviolent actions. ... ... One of the most ridiculous things about the war on drugs, especially in regards to the prohibition of marijuana, is the fact that at the end of the day it’s just a plant.  If you really think about it, we have come to a very strange place in society when plants are illegal. ... ... The idea of banning plants looks even more ridiculous when a swat team shows ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Deputy resigns after being busted on drug charges   by befurther  18mo   280
     
    Joshua Music, 31, is no longer a Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputy after being charged on Friday with Trafficking in Hydrocodone and 3 Counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance, according to a news release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. ... ... ... ... Music allegedly responded to a report of underage drinking at a Bartow residence. While investigating, Music found out there were Hydrocodone pills in the residence and later contacted the resident on two separate occasions after the initial call — on the pretense of “counting” the pills, according to the releas ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded UNIVISION report connects Fast & Furious to murders of 16 Mexican teenag...   by befurther  18mo   559
     
    Univision report connects Operation Fast and Furious scandal to mur... ... ... ... The Spanish language television news network Univision unleashed a bombshell investigative report on Operation Fast and Furious Sunday evening, finding that in January 2010 drug cartel hit men slaughtered students with weapons the United States government allowed to flow to them across the Mexican border. ... ... ... ... This still from a September 30, 2012 Univision broadcast shows a dead body on a street in the Mexican town of Villas De Salvarcar after a massacre allegedly committed by criminals using gun ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Mexican Diplomat Says America Pretty Much Invited The Sinaloa Drug Carte...   by befurther  18mo   292
     
      ... ...   ... ... Mexican Diplomat Says America Pretty Much Invited The Sinaloa Drug Cartel Across The Border ... ... www.businessinsider.com/stratfor-the-us-works-with-cartels-2012-9 ... ... ... Michael Kelley | Oct. 1, 2012, 4:31 PM | 21,470 | 37 ... ...   ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... DOJ National Drug Threat Assessment 2011 ... ... ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Marijuana And Cancer: Scientists Find Cannabis Compound Stops Metastasis...   by befurther  19mo   432
     
    ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... A pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer, potentially altering the fatality of the disease forever. ... ... "It took us about 20 years of research to figure this out, but we are very excited," said Pierre Desprez, one of the scientists behind the discovery, to The Huffington Post. "We want to get started with trials as soon as possible." ... ... The Daily Beast first reported on the finding, which has already undergone ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded The Top Prescription Drugs of 2011 in the United States: Antipsychotics ...   by befurther  19mo   476
     
    Data for the top prescription drugs of 2011 in the Unites States was recently released by IMS Health, (1) and as we have done each year, (2, 3) we will break down the key stats as they apply to CNS therapeutics. Total prescription drug sales in the United States increased from $308.6 billion in 2010 to $319.9 billion in 2011 (an 3.5% increase despite pressure from generics), with a concomitant increase in prescriptions dispensed (3.99 billion in 2010 compared to 4.02 billion in 2011). (1) As discussed last year, (3) a combination of generic versus brand medications and a weak econo ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Guns of Pot Users to be Confiscated   by befurther  19mo   326
     
    Infowars.com ... September 13, 2012 ... ... The Obama Administration through the Justice Department has given the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) the authority to “seize and administratively forfeit property involved in controlled-substance abuses.” In effect: those who are convicted of crimes involving alcohol and/or substance abusers will have their right to bear arms revoked. ... ... ... ... By misuse of the civil-forfeiture doctrine, constitutional rights can be circumvented while the owner of the property will have it taken without recourse. ... ... In 2010 ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Who is the Drug Dealer?   by befurther  20mo   410
     
      ... ... ... ... tipggita32.wordpress.com/2012/08/21/who-is-the-drug-dealer/ ... [Image Embedded Here]   [End]
     
  • Image Embedded High-Ranking Mexican Drug Cartel Member Makes Explosive Allegation: ‘Fas...   by befurther  20mo   466
     
    High-Ranking Mexican Drug Cartel Member Makes Explosive Allegation: ‘Fast and Furious’ Is Not What You Think It Is ... ... A high-ranking Mexican drug cartel operative currently in U.S. custody is making startling allegations that the failed federal gun-walking operation known as “Fast and Furious” isn’t what you think it is. ... ... It wasn’t about tracking guns, it was about supplying them — all part of an elaborate agreement between the U.S. government and Mexico’s powerful Sinaloa Cartel to take down rival cartels. ... ... The explosive a ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Audio Embedded Flashback:The Activities at Mena - MENA is no myth!   by befurther  20mo   680
     
    "If the people were to ever find out what we have done, we would be chased down the streets and lynched." ... ... -- George Bush, cited in the June, 1992 Sarah McClendon Newsletter ... ... George Bush with legendary CIA agent Felix Rodriguez a.k.a. "Mr. Gomez" who ran the Mexican portion of the Iran-Contra guns and drug running operation. ... "I have put thousands of Americans away for tens of thousands of years for less evidence for conspiracy with less evidence than is available against Ollie North and CIA people. . . . I personally was involved in a ... [Image Embedded Here] [Audio Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded President Obama's store sells hemp from Communist China while hemp farmi...   by befurther  20mo   665
     
    While America’s economy is suffering staggering losses in jobs and debt, the Obama administration is creating jobs for Chinese workers by selling hemp scarves on its website -- even while industrialized hemp remains illegal for U.S. farmers to grow! ... ... The "Monique Pean" scarf runs $95 on BarackObama.com ( http://store.barackobama.com/monique-pean.html), and is described as: ... ... Designed by Monique Pean. Circle scarf made of 45% certified organic cotton / 55% hemp, measures 42’’ L X 21’’ W. Made in the USA. ... ... Here’s a screen shot of the item, in case they try to remove ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Is the LIBOR scandal a cover for drug money laundering?   by befurther  21mo   505
     
    The big announcement this week was that banks have operated to manipulate LIBOR in partnership with the Bank of England. To anybody who understands finance and banking, this must sound like a childish joke. Why? Because the purpose of a central bank is to manipulate interest rates, to manipulate and control LIBOR, that is their purpose! In addition, the purpose of paper money, rather than sound gold backed money, is so that banks can print money from thin air which, you guessed it, manipulates LIBOR, which will drop whenever money is printed. ... ... ... ...   ... ... Why the scandal? We ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Did Mexican Official Blow Lid Off CIA-Managed Drug Trade?   by befurther  21mo   743
     
    Did Mexican Official Blow Lid Off CIA-Managed Drug Trade? ... ... Activist Post ... ... For the last three decades several leaks have come out indicating that the CIA is directly involved in illegal drug trafficking. ... ... From planes registered to the CIA caught with tons of cocaine, whistleblowers exposing the the phony police war on drugs or that cartels worked directly with US agencies, to the CIA/Pentagon protecting the poppy crop in Afghanistan whose opium trade exploded after the 2001 invasion; the evidence is mounting that the CIA is clearly involved in some manner. ... ... Although t ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Infographic: How Drug War Fuels the Global HIV Pandemic   by befurther  21mo   267
     
    Drug criminalization and mass incarceration force drug users away from public health services and into hidden environments with higher HIV risks. ... ... www.alternet.org/story/156398/infographic%3A_how_drug_war_fuels_the_global_hiv_pandemic ... ... [Image Embedded Here]   [End]
     
  • Image Embedded Chart: Mexican Drug Cartels Have Invaded Most Major Cities In the United...   by befurther  21mo   555
     
    CorporateMediaExposed.com ... July 18, 2012 ... ... A chart recently published by the National Post outlines the startling fact that most major U.S. cities have been invaded by Mexico drug cartels, as most of the corporate media continues to blame the 2nd amendment for these problems even as the government openly ships guns to the very cartels invading our country. ... ... A literal war is taking place south of our border with over 55,000 drug cartel related deaths in Mexico in the last six years and now that war is spilling over into the streets of America and little to nothing is being done a ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Another Senseless Drug War Casualty   by befurther  21mo   265
     
    William Reddie Another Senseless Drug War Casualty ... ...   ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... William Reddie ... ... ... ... ... Of course the State justified his murder because William Reddie allegedly pulled a knife and lunged at officers, but they had no business being there to begin with. Once again all one of their agents has to do is claim they smelled something and due process is out the window. ... ... ... ... No marijuana was found in Reddie’s system, even though the police claim he admitted to smoking earlier in the day and there is no menti ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded OxyContin: Painkillers for Kids   by befurther  21mo   676
     
    The maker of OxyContin is seeking Food and Drug Administration approval to label the controversial painkiller for use by children as young as 6 in a move that could serve to extend the company’s expiring patent on the lucrative drug, The Daily has learned. ... ... Purdue Pharma has paid dozens of clinical sites around the country to document what happens when OxyContin, an addictive pharmaceutical widely abused by recreational users, is given to children. ... ... The company says that its motivation is to help doctors who currently prescribe the drug off-label to children, a common pra ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Afghan Heroin Myths and Facts Recapped & Simplified for Mainstream Follo...   by befurther  23mo   398
     
    Yesterday I wrote a piece on the real lords of Afghan poppies and heroin operations. I am thankful to all your supportive feedback. Of course not all feedbacks were positive, and I truly understand and accept that. Many of the critics came from mainstream media and establishment’s loyal believers and followers. They found my article complicated and not rational. In various ways and using many different words-some not very pleasant,  they were asking if I was accusing the United Nations, NATO, the US Government, and mainstream media outlets such as the New York Times an ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded CIA plane crash lands with four tons of coke   by befurther  23mo   579
     
    Well I guess we know who Americas TOP Drug Dealers are-(CIA)The Criminal Intelligence Agency. ...   ... ...                                                                Cocaine import agency ... ... ... ... ... ... ... “We’ve all heard the rumors that the CIA are the reason that the United States/Canada is awash with cocaine…. is it time to connect the dots now that one of their planes has crash landed with four tons ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Feds: Crooked TSA Screeners Arrested in Drug Trafficking Scheme   by befurther  24mo   277
     
    Multiple airport screeners have been arrested for allegedly taking handsome bribes to look the other way while loads of illegal drugs slipped through security at Los Angeles International Airport, federal officials announced today. ... ... Two current and two former officials at the Transportation Security Administration were arrested in the last 48 hours in connection with at least five incidents from February 2011 to July 2011 in which on duty screeners took payments of up to $2,400 to allow suitcases filled with drugs to pass unimpeded through X-ray machines at LAX, U.S. Attorney ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded North American summit: leaders to discuss Mexico's drug war   by befurther  24mo   331
     
    US President Barack Obama hosted the leaders of Mexico and Canada at the White House on Monday for a North American summit, against a backdrop of the vicious drug war in Mexico and escalating violence along the border. ... ... ... ... U.S. President Barack Obama (C), Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (R), and Mexican President Felipe Calderon walk to the podium for a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House ... ... Mexican president, Felipe Calderon, and Canadian prime minister, Stephen Harper, joined Obama to discuss the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), wh ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Australia: Parents Growing a Single Marijuana Plant Could Be Jailed for ...   by befurther  25mo   428
     
    Parents could be jailed for 12 months and have their children put in state care for growing just one marijuana plant in Western Australia under arguably the nation’s toughest drug laws. ... ... Amendments to WA’s Misuse of Drugs Act passed on Friday mean people convicted of cultivating a single cannabis plant or processing the drug where a child has suffered harm face a 12-month mandatory prison term. ... ... Those convicted of a second drug offence where they were growing just one plant or processing it – hanging it to dry or rolling a joint – face a mandatory jail ter ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Drugs, Guns and Nukes: Iran as the New 'Dope, Incorporated'   by befurther  25mo   359
     
    How many memes does it take to stitch-up a war? ... ... As Israel, the United States and their NATO allies set their sights on the "prize," Iran’s vast petrochemical wealth, multiple themes have been floated by corporate media to make the case for war. ... ... Since the 1980s, nuclear proliferation, terrorism and now, according to the Treasury Department, Iran’s alleged links to global narcotrafficking networks have all been evoked as clarion calls for "regime change." It would serve us well however, to explore the recent history of the secret state’s reliance upon the il ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded The Afghan War on Drugs has gone just like NATO wanted   by Dquixote1217  25mo   421
     
    ... ... For NATO and the global elite who controls it, it is the best of both worlds - supplying 90% of the world’s heroin while providing a fertile ground for Monsanto and other big multi-national corporations to control and prosper.  See: ... ... http://www.opednews.com/populum/diarypage.php?did=12782 ... [Image Embedded Here]   [End]
     
  • Image Embedded Narco-Tyranny in a Tiny Town   by befurther  25mo   229
     
    Covington, Texas Police Chief Arrested; Residents “Scared to Death” of Police Retaliation ... ... www.republicmagazine.com/news/narco-tyranny-in-a-tiny-town-covington-texas-police-chief-arrested-residents-scared-to-death-of-police-retaliation.html ... ... Wade Laurence, Chief of Police in a minuscule town called Covington, Texas, has been arrested by the Texas Rangers and charged with using a fraudulent prescription to obtain controlled substances, a third degree felony. With the Chief free on $20,000 bail, the City Council is planning to meet this evening (March 9), reportedly to c ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Terminal cancer patient kicked out of UCSF hospital for medical marijuan...   by befurther  25mo   227
     
    Activist Post ... ... Angel Raich has become somewhat famous for her courageous fight against the government of the United States which opposes allowing Raich access to her much-needed medication. ... ... Back in 2004 and 2005 Raich brought her fight all the way to the United States Supreme Court where she argued for the right to use medical cannabis. ... ... Unfortunately in 2005 the Supreme Court ruled that under the Constitution’s Commerce Clause, the United States Congress has the power to criminalize both the production and use of home-grown cannabis, even in states which have a ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Pot Legalization Foe Getting Rich off the Drug War   by befurther  25mo   251
     
    The lobbyist who helped kill California’s Proposition 19, the 2010 ballot measure that would have legalized recreational marijuana, has constructed an entire business model around keeping pot illegal. While fighting against the proposed law, lobbyist John Lovell accepted nearly $400,000 from a wide array of police unions, some of which he also represented in attempting to steer millions of federal dollars toward California’s marijuana suppression programs. ... ... The revelation, reported yesterday by the  Republic Report ’s Lee Fang, illustrates how Prop. 19 threatened the pay ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Why we still put hundreds of thousands of people in steel cages for pot-...   by befurther  25mo   239
     
    John Lovell is a lobbyist who makes a lot of money from making sure you can’t smoke a joint. That’s his job. He’s a lobbyist for the police unions in Sacramento, and he is a driving force behind grabbing Federal dollars to shut down the California marijuana industry. I’ll get to the evidence on this important story in a bit, but first, some context. ... ... At some point in the distant past, the war on drugs might have been popular. But not anymore — the  polling is clear, but beyond that, the last  three Presidents have used illegal drugs ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded What Obama Is Supporting in the War On Drugs   by befurther  27mo   225
     
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  • Image Embedded Is the “War on Drugs” as phony as the “War on Terror”?   by befurther  27mo   675
     
    The former Chief Psychiatrist for the FBI, Alan J. Salerian, M.D., of The Salerian Center for Neuroscience & Pain (formerly, The Washington Center for Psychiatry), Washington, DC, has been blowing the whistle on false statistics being disseminated by the Center of Disease Control (CDC), which are being used to justify the “War on Drugs”, which the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has been enforcing by conducting its own “War on Physicians” who are attempting to change the nation’s drug laws for the benefit of the people. The physicians who have dedicat ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Transdermal and Oral Cannabis   by befurther  28mo   387
     
    Although medical marijuana is nontoxic, smoking it can be hazardous over the long term because toxic compounds are created in the combustion process. Fortunately there are options for the administration of cannabis but in general all different ways of administrating hemp oil or raw marijuana can be combined with no harmful side effects. Also there are vaporizers that allow for inhalation or what amounts to transdermal treatments into the lungs without burning the marijuana. It’s a cool clean smoke of powerful medicine. ... ... Smoking marijuana has limited medical value wh ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Driven By Drug War Incentives, Cops Target Pot Smokers, Brush Off Victim...   by befurther  29mo   402
     
    CHICAGO -- As Jessica Shaver and I chat at a coffee shop in Chicago’s north-side Andersonville neighborhood, a police car pulls into the parking lot across the street. Then another. Two cops get out, lean up against their cars, and appear to gaze across traffic into the store. At times, they seem to be looking directly at us. Shaver, who works as an eyebrow waxer at a nearby spa, appears nervous. ... ... "See what I mean? They follow me," says Shaver, 30. During several phone conversations Shaver told me that she thinks a small group of Chicago police officers are trying to int ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
  • Image Embedded Re: Marijuana's Effects On Consciousness   by befurther  30mo   3,323
     
    "However when knowing what I know about drug consumption and all that it entials I would much rather live in a society that is drug free and I really wish people would not take up the consumption of the drug(s)" ... ... What about "drugs" that ease peoples pain? Or "drugs" like sugar? The ultimate gateway drug. ... ... Then of course there is caffeine...another "drug". ... ... " The negatives will continue to exist even if the drug is fully legalised and regulated the way that marijuana consumers want it to be, the same or similar to alcohol and presrci ... [Image Embedded Here]   [retrieve this message]
     
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  • Image Embedded Re: This is time sensitive photography here!   by telluride  5y   4,882
     
    OMG that is unbelievable!!! I love it....the souz chef where I work would drink a bottle of crown royal every night and those pouches were all over his apartment...oh man he would love this!! I’ve always wanted this jacket (Gram Parsons) I’ll commission you! ... ... ... ... [Image Embedded Here]   [End]
     
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  • Image Embedded Re: Re: Sative and Arabica.   by trapper/kcmo  5y   4,965
     
    absolutely - 4 plants and 4 ounces dried. maybe you are old enough to remember the first issue of high times. the lead story was ”alaska goes legal” with a really cute eskimo girl smoking a doob. this was 1977, i believe. couldnt find it on line so i found another beauty: ... ... ... ... ... ... [Image Embedded Here]   [End]
     

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