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Border Patrol Finds Four Tons Of Marijuana Hidden In A Shipment Of Jalapenos

Border Patrol Finds Four Tons Of Marijuana Hidden In A Shipment Of Jalapenos

MATT M. MILLER CONTRIBUTOR   Border Patrol agents in California reportedly seized four tons of marijuana hidden in a shipment of jalapeno peppers Thursday. A 37-year-old male Mexican national driving a tractor-trailer reportedly drove through the port of entry at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in California with a shipment of jalapeno peppers, according to U.S. Customs […]

The Cheapest Way to Save the Planet Grows Like a Weed

The Cheapest Way to Save the Planet Grows Like a Weed

    by Ellen Brown Planting billions of trees across the world is by far the cheapest and most efficient way to tackle the climate crisis. So states a July 4 article in The Guardian, citing a new analysis published in the journal Science. The author explains: As trees grow, they absorb and store the carbon dioxide emissions […]

MediCannaCon: the Ojai Medical Cannabis Conference on May 4, 2019

MediCannaCon: the Ojai Medical Cannabis Conference on May 4, 2019

The Cannabis plant has a long history of medical use. China’s first surgeon used it almost 2000 years ago for anesthesia after tincturing it in wine. In India, it was used for gastrointestinal pain and the pain of childbirth, and in the Islamic world as an analgesic. In 1996, California voters approved Proposition 215 – […]

United States Of WEED: Marijuana, Drug Use Hits 14-Year High

United States Of WEED: Marijuana, Drug Use Hits 14-Year High

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter The number of U.S. workers who tested positive for marijuana and other drugs jumped to a 14-year high in 2018, according to the drug-testing laboratory Quest Diagnostics Inc. Quest Diagnostics found that 2.3 percent of 10 million urine, saliva and hair samples from U.S. workers tested positive for marijuana in 2018, a […]

LA Teams Up With Tech Group To Clear Weed Convictions |

LA Teams Up With Tech Group To Clear Weed Convictions |

Grace Carr | Reporter   Los Angeles prosecutors have partnered with a tech company to help ex-convicts become free of marijuana charges that no longer stand under state law. LA-based attorneys and attorneys from nearby districts are working with tech nonprofit “Code for America” to aid those who face old marijuana convictions. Code for America developed an […]

AIB2B Hosted an Emotionally Charged Forum on Controversial Issues, Marijuana and Sex Education

AIB2B Hosted an Emotionally Charged Forum on Controversial Issues, Marijuana and Sex Education

The Asian Industry B2B invited members of the business, nonprofit, religious, government, and educational communities to attend a special bilingual (Mandarin and English) event that addressed issues of concern in the Chinese communities of the San Gabriel Valley. The event had an attendance of over 120 people from diverse backgrounds. Longo Toyota was the venue […]

Why Wait for 2021? End the Federal War on Marijuana Now!

Why Wait for 2021? End the Federal War on Marijuana Now!

  By Thomas L. Knapp The Boston Globe’s Naomi Martin and James Pindell report that all of 2020’s formally declared “major party” presidential candidates say they support legalizing marijuana at the federal level. Yes, that includes President Trump. Great idea! But why should the nearly 2/3 of Americans who want marijuana legalized spend the next […]

California Governor Wants National Guard To Help Struggling Pot Industry Instead Of Protecting Borders

California Governor Wants National Guard To Help Struggling Pot Industry Instead Of Protecting Borders

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator   California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom is hoping to pull National Guard troops away from the U.S.-Mexico border to help protect his state’s struggling marijuana industry. Faced with competition from a robust black market, the legal cannabis industry in California has not experienced the growth that supporters had expected. Newsom […]

Driver’s License – DUI Checkpoint Planned | Thousand Oaks

Driver’s License – DUI Checkpoint Planned | Thousand Oaks

Thousand Oaks, CA – The Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a Driver’s License/DUI Checkpoint on September 29, 2018 at an undisclosed location(s) within the city limits. The deterrent effect of High Visibility Enforcement using both DUI checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols has proven to lower the number of persons killed and […]

New Haven Overdoses | It’s Time for Indictments

New Haven Overdoses | It’s Time for Indictments

  By Thomas L. Knapp In mid-August, the New Haven, Connecticut Register reports, more than 70 people suddenly fell ill at a local park, collapsing and losing consciousness. Terror attack? Accidental industrial release of a deadly chemical? No. The culprit was “K2,” aka “synthetic marijuana,” laced with fentanyl. The victims were revived by first responders […]

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