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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Marijuana

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Marijuana

Keri Blakinger, Substance Waking Times This article was originally featured at Substance.com and reprinted here with permission. Fancy yourself a connoisseur of all things weed? Then see whether this trip from ancient China to modern Alaska takes you anywhere unexpected. What do Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, Justin Bieber, Maya Angelou and well over 100 million […]

By October 9, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
Hemp-Based Batteries Could Change the Way We Store Energy Forever

Hemp-Based Batteries Could Change the Way We Store Energy Forever

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times As hemp makes a comeback in the U.S. after a decades-long ban on its cultivation, scientists are reporting that fibers from the plant can pack as much energy and power as graphene, long-touted as the model material for supercapacitors. They’re presenting their research, which a Canadian start-up company is working […]

By August 18, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
I Am Serving a 10-Year Mandatory Minimum for Marijuana in Colorado

I Am Serving a 10-Year Mandatory Minimum for Marijuana in Colorado

Eddy Lepp, Cannabis Now Waking Times Oh, the joy and heartbreak of being here in Colorado. It is somewhat ironic that the Feds would send me here, to the only state that has made sales of marijuana completely legal, not only for its own citizens but also those just passing through. I am serving a […]

The Benefits of Medical Cannabis

The Benefits of Medical Cannabis

Dr. Mercola Waking Times Marijuana has been legalized in a number of US states; 20 states have legalized cannabis for medical purposes; two states—Colorado and Washington state—also permit recreational use. Certain forms of cannabis are actually very potent medicine, with few or no psychoactive effects. In California, medical marijuana has been legal for 18 years. […]

Did the Government Give Industrial Hemp a Pass to Clean Up Radiation in the State?

Did the Government Give Industrial Hemp a Pass to Clean Up Radiation in the State?

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times Activists have been shouting they want an end to GMO foods for more than a decade now, and Cannabis Sattiva L. supporters have been at it for even longer, so why has the US government finally given farmers the right to legally grow industrial hemp, the non-hallucinatory, sister plant of […]

By February 15, 2014 7 Comments Read More →
Researchers Find Hemp Seed Oil A Valuable Source of Bioactive Compounds For The Food and Cosmetic Industry

Researchers Find Hemp Seed Oil A Valuable Source of Bioactive Compounds For The Food and Cosmetic Industry

Mae Chan, Prevent Disease Waking Times Hempseed oil provides significant amounts of the more rare ‘super’ polyunsaturated fatty acids, notably gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) and stearidonic acid (SDA). Researchers writing in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that hempseed oil may be full of potentially beneficial compounds including plant sterols and omega-3 fatty acids, […]

By February 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Is Industrial Hemp The Ultimate Energy Crop?

Is Industrial Hemp The Ultimate Energy Crop?

Thomas Prade, The Conversation 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 […]

By January 13, 2014 8 Comments Read More →
Encourage Prosperity, Alleviate Famine and Heal the Environment With Hemp

Encourage Prosperity, Alleviate Famine and Heal the Environment With Hemp

Carolanne Wright, Guest Waking Times Hemp. Just the word conjures images of the Drug Enforcement Administration and political battles. But industrial hemp is a far cry from marijuana and contains almost zero THC. An ancient crop, hemp has served humanity since 2000 BCE — providing fibers for cloth and rope, building materials and paper. It’s also an […]

By November 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Industrial Hemp Cultivation Begins in Colorado – Free at Last!

Industrial Hemp Cultivation Begins in Colorado – Free at Last!

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times In a major victory for US farmers, activists, and those who advocate the many uses of industrial hemp, the first commercial crop of hemp to be cultivated in the United States in almost 6 decades was recently harvested in Colorado. Although different from the psychoactive plant cannabis, due to […]

By October 9, 2013 5 Comments Read More →
Hemp Could Free Us From Oil, Prevent Deforestation, Cure Cancer and It’s Environmentally Friendly – So Why Is It Illegal?

Hemp Could Free Us From Oil, Prevent Deforestation, Cure Cancer and It’s Environmentally Friendly – So Why Is It Illegal?

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 […]

Is Hemp a Miracle Plant That Can Save the World?

Is Hemp a Miracle Plant That Can Save the World?

Jeffrey Green, Guest Writer Waking Times Hemp is perhaps the answer to most problems in the world. Ambitious, yes.  An exaggeration, no. If grown extensively, its diverse uses can be of significant value to the environment, the economy, world hunger, personal health, and so much more. For the environment, hemp can reduce deforestation, pesticide use, […]

By April 6, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
Are Hemp Seeds Part of a Healthy Diet?

Are Hemp Seeds Part of a Healthy Diet?

Kent Mao, Contributor Waking Times Hemp and marijuana seem to be popular topics in today’s society since legalization measures were passed in Colorado and Washington last November. While it’s common to hear advocates proclaim the medical benefits of marijuana, studies have shown that hemp seeds can also provide a number of health advantages as well, […]

By March 29, 2013 10 Comments Read More →
Can Dietary Hemp Help With Inflammation and Cancer?

Can Dietary Hemp Help With Inflammation and Cancer?

Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer Waking Times Cancer. It’s one word that no one wants to hear in their diagnosis. It is certain that most of us in one way or another have been touched by cancer or know someone who has. However, cancer is no longer a guaranteed early death sentence. Cancer research has come […]

By March 19, 2013 4 Comments Read More →
Hemp For The Prevention And Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Hemp For The Prevention And Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer Waking Times According to the PTSD Alliance, more than 13 million Americans suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (approximately 5 percent of the population). PTSD (also known as ‘battle fatigue’ or ‘shellshock’) is a severe anxiety disorder. One definition describes PTSD as the invasive recall of the traumatic event/s. It is […]

By March 4, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Hemp ~ “Weeding” Out The Myths

Hemp ~ “Weeding” Out The Myths

Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer Waking Times The topic of hemp is often a confusing one, and I am frequently asked questions regarding industrial hemp, so here are a few ‘myth-breakers’ I’ve compiled that answer some of those queries. 1. Industrial hemp is marijuana.~ False. Industrial hemp is not marijuana, it is a different plant. Both […]

By February 27, 2013 4 Comments Read More →
Hemp – It’s Uses & Cures

Hemp – It’s Uses & Cures

Yolanda Bertaud, MSOM, HHP, CH., Guest Writer Waking Times  Let’s start out with it’s un-refutable qualities, how resourceful and versatile this God given plant and why are we so deprived of it… As for health, this is literally a well kept source of information that has been proven to do miraculous results. A recommended good read is “Hemp for Health: The […]

By February 12, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
Just Say No to GMO Hemp!

Just Say No to GMO Hemp!

Barbara H. Peterson, Farms Wars Waking Times  Let’s get this straight. There is cannabis, and there is CANNABIS. One has relatively no THC levels, and the other does. It’s like two dogs – one a Chihuahua, the other a Great Dane. Same species, different breeds. The one with higher levels of THC is normally referred […]

By February 7, 2013 7 Comments Read More →
Hemp Growing Was Once the Law in the US

Hemp Growing Was Once the Law in the US

Aaron Jackson, Guest Writer Waking Times Before you start growing your own hemp plants, it is worthwhile to read up on the history of hemp growing in the US. At one time it was legal. Not only was it legal, the law required the growing of it. According to the book Healthy Oils, hemp is another […]

By January 21, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
Hemp – One Of The Most Healthy Recyclable Substances Around

Hemp – One Of The Most Healthy Recyclable Substances Around

Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer Waking Times Hemp has long been known to be a clean, renewable resource. It can be grown with little to no fertilizer and pesticides; in fact, it has natural pesticides. It enriches and heals the soil it is grown in, cleans the air, and reduces pollution. It has some of the […]

By January 12, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Autism – Can Hemp Have A Role In Treating Symptoms – Or Preventing It?

Autism – Can Hemp Have A Role In Treating Symptoms – Or Preventing It?

Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer Waking Times According to the Centers for Disease Control and Protection, 1 in 88 children has been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Autism is a range of neurodevelopment disorders. Autism covers a range of conditions – classical autism, Asberger syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder, and childhood disintegrative disorder. Most scientists […]

By January 7, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

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Deprogramming Can Change Humanity’s Course

Deprogramming Can Change Humanity’s Course

Video – Max Igan questions where humanity is heading and what will happen to our freedoms if we don’t pay attention.

By October 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
What if Money Was No Object?

What if Money Was No Object?

Video – Philosopher Alan Watts reminds us that life is invaluable. What would you with yours if money was no object?

By October 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Planned Obsolescence, Perceived Obsolescence

Planned Obsolescence, Perceived Obsolescence

Video – Are people being herded along in a desired direction by a greater power to constantly buy more stuff, when they don’t really need it?

By October 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Homeless Share Facts About Themselves That May Surprise You

Homeless Share Facts About Themselves That May Surprise You

Video - Homeless people wrote down a fact about themselves that others wouldn’t know just by walking past them. Their answers may surprise you.

By October 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
15-Year Old Girl Tells YOU Why You Have the Right to Know What’s in Your Food

15-Year Old Girl Tells YOU Why You Have the Right to Know What’s in Your Food

Video – This 15-year anti-GMO activist explains why you have the right to know what’s in your food.

By October 13, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

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Ida Lawrence, Contributor Waking Times At this moment in time, as we stand on the precipice of devolution or evolution, what does ‘pay attention’ mean to us? Our hearts seek wisdom and courage, and the justified faith that attention can bring. We came into this, so is attention the price of being born… an obligation? […]

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Dr. Stewart Bitkoff, Contributor Waking Times When are we going to stop thinking in terms of religion, country, tribe, town, neighborhood, planet, business and I. When will we begin to think in terms of humanity and helping all people reach higher? Yes. It is natural to think about self, but when are we going to […]

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Inducing Higher Intelligence and Heightened Senses with Gamma Brain Waves

Inducing Higher Intelligence and Heightened Senses with Gamma Brain Waves

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Brainwave entrainment is a way to train the brain to synchronize to a certain frequency, such as gamma, beta, delta, theta and alpha. Each frequency matches a certain state of consciousness. For example, delta is the brainwave dominant while in an unconscious state such as sleeping; while theta and […]

Dangers of Smart Meters Extend Beyond Radiation Exposure

Dangers of Smart Meters Extend Beyond Radiation Exposure

Waking Times The electro-magnetic radiation given off by smart meters has become a health concern for many, but, millions of people worldwide whose homes have been outfitted with these devices must also be aware of the dangers of overheating and malfunction. Recently, there have been an extraordinary number of smart meter-related fires reported all over […]