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Cannabis Less Addictive Than High Fructose Corn Syrup & 6 Other Things They Don’t Want You to Know

Cannabis Less Addictive Than High Fructose Corn Syrup & 6 Other Things They Don’t Want You to Know













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

There are so many addictive substances in our society that we humans love to portray as evil. We label them as such because of our tendencies and repetition towards anything that is considered to have negative consequences. We are never to be accountable for … More

March 12, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
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 … More

March 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
Free Weed – A ‘Joint’ Venture?

Free Weed – A ‘Joint’ Venture?













Soren Dreier, Guest
Waking Times

I have a special category for the use of Cannabis either for recreational use or medicinal use against several ailments. The reason is that it is a miraculous plant and it should be free to use without fearing the punishment of the Matrix.… More

January 22, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
The Life-Altering Consequences Of Marijuana Possession in New York City

The Life-Altering Consequences Of Marijuana Possession in New York City













Johnny Green, The Weed Blog
Waking Times

Last night, BuzzFeed released a gripping video about one New Yorker’s harrowing experience of being arrested for marijuana possession.  A Marijuana Arrest  tells the story of former Manhattan Public School art teacher Alberto Willmore, who recounts how his life was upended after NYPD … More

December 11, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Study: The ‘Gateway Drug’ Is Alcohol, Not Marijuana

Study: The ‘Gateway Drug’ Is Alcohol, Not Marijuana













Stephen C. Webster, The Raw Story
Waking Times

A study in the August edition of The Journal of School Health finds that the generations old theory of a “gateway drug” effect is in fact accurate for some drug users, but shifts the blame for those addicts’ escalating substance abuse away … More

December 5, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Although Marijuana Smoke Contains Many of The Same Constituents as Tobacco Smoke, It Does Not Adversely Affect The Lungs

Although Marijuana Smoke Contains Many of The Same Constituents as Tobacco Smoke, It Does Not Adversely Affect The Lungs













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

I’m a huge advocate of using cannabis in its purest form to maximize its therapeutic benefits. Smoking it should be your last resort to achieve the array of health benefits is has to offer. However, a large-scale national study suggests that even moderate use … More

September 10, 2013 | By | 7 Replies More
A New Amendment to the Farm Bill May Allow Industrial Hemp Research

A New Amendment to the Farm Bill May Allow Industrial Hemp Research













Waking Times

The new Bipartisan Polis-Massie-Blumenauer Amendment would permit America’s colleges and universities to conduct important agricultural research in states that support industrial hemp farming

Many supporters of the medical marijuana and industrial hemp movements would agree that the antiquated and ineffective war on drugs is preventing us from growing … More

June 20, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Is Medical Marijuana Safe For Children and Adolescents?

Is Medical Marijuana Safe For Children and Adolescents?













Kent Mao, Contributor
Waking Times 

Success stories of medical marijuana use in children range from the treatment of disorders that affect classroom performance such as autism and ADHD to life-threatening conditions such as epilepsy and cancer. But while a growing number of doctors are beginning to consider medical marijuana as … More

May 27, 2013 | By | 15 Replies More
The Other IRS Scandal: Outright War Against Marijuana Dispensaries

The Other IRS Scandal: Outright War Against Marijuana Dispensaries













Clarence Walker, AlterNet
Waking Times

“Should the IRS campaign be successful, it will … eliminate tens of thousands of well paying jobs, [and] destroy hundreds of millions of dollars of tax revenue.”

Dispensaries providing marijuana to doctor-approved patients operate in a number of states, but they are under assault by … More

May 18, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Why Research is Right About Smoking vs. Eating Medicinal Marijuana

Why Research is Right About Smoking vs. Eating Medicinal Marijuana













Kent Mao, Contributor
Waking Times

Late last month, a new study on medical marijuana peaked my interest after making headlines around the world. Covered by major media outlets such as NBC and WebMD, the story was reported along the lines of: Marijuana Pills Are Better Pain Killers Than Marijuana! (1,2)… More

May 15, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Still Believe Nature Got It Wrong? Top 10 Health Benefits of Marijuana

Still Believe Nature Got It Wrong? Top 10 Health Benefits of Marijuana













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

There is no plant on Earth more condemned than marijuana. We’re talking about a living organism which governments have taken upon themselves to designate as an illegal substance. Despite no existing evidence of anyone ever dying of a marijuana overdose, possession of this plant … More

May 1, 2013 | By | 20 Replies More
Who Is Trying To Patent Marijuana?

Who Is Trying To Patent Marijuana?













Kent Mao, Contributor
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? … More

April 23, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Vermont House Approves Marijuana Decriminalization

Vermont House Approves Marijuana Decriminalization













Waking Times

The Vermont House of Representatives approved a bill 98-44 Friday that would decriminalize possession of limited amounts of marijuana. The bill is scheduled for another House vote next week before moving forward to the Senate.

Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell and Public Safety Commissioner Keith Flynn testified in … More

April 14, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
The End Of The Anti-Marijuana Generation

The End Of The Anti-Marijuana Generation













Kent Mao, Contributing Writer
Waking Times

Many Americans are beginning to see the benefits of policy reform

It’s no secret that public opinion on marijuana has shifted dramatically in recent years. Is this the beginning of the end for the anti-marijuana generation? Some would say so.

Advocacy of marijuana legalization … More

March 27, 2013 | By | 19 Replies More
Why Does Society Think I’m Some Kind of Freak for Abstaining From Alcohol?

Why Does Society Think I’m Some Kind of Freak for Abstaining From Alcohol?













Andrew Beale, AlterNet
Waking Times 

No one ever asks me why I don’t shoot heroin.

No one ever asks me why I don’t shoot heroin. Everyone in my circle intuitively understands that heroin is extremely destructive. It’s highly addictive, disastrous for your health, there’s a huge risk of overdose — … More

March 24, 2013 | By | 32 Replies More
New Study: Vaporized Marijuana is a Safe and Effective Pain Treatment

New Study: Vaporized Marijuana is a Safe and Effective Pain Treatment













Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society
Waking Times

When we talk about the medicinal benefits of marijuana, those who disapprove of its use tend to roll their eyes. But the fact is, this powerful plant has numerous potential applications in healthcare and pain management in particular. A new study has once … More

March 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
12 Things You May Not Know About Cannabis

12 Things You May Not Know About Cannabis













The Joint Blog
Waking Times

The majority of America has either decriminalized cannabis, or legalized it for medicinal purposes

It’s almost hard to believe when you consider how strong prohibition continues in most parts of the country, but 27 states in the U.S. have either decriminalized cannabis possession, legalized … More

March 1, 2013 | By | 11 Replies More
Cannabis: A Powerful Therapy To Reduce Chronic Medications and Prevent Disease

Cannabis: A Powerful Therapy To Reduce Chronic Medications and Prevent Disease













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times 

Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive part of cannabis plant has been proven medically to relieve many diseases including the inhibition of cancer cell growth. Recent studies have even shown it to be an effective atypical anti-psychotic in treating schizophrenia, a disease many other studies have … More

February 13, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Hemp – It’s Uses & Cures

Hemp – It’s Uses & Cures













Yolanda Bertaud, MSOMHHP, 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 … More

February 12, 2013 | By | 3 Replies 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 … More

February 7, 2013 | By | 7 Replies More

Must Watch Videos

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public













Terence Newton, Staff Writer
Waking Times

In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.

The story of Nikola More

April 14, 2014 | By | 42 Replies More
Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More

Activism Works

Ecuador Will Have Referendum on Fate of Yasuni After Activists Collect Over 700,000 Signatures

Ecuador Will Have Referendum on Fate of Yasuni After Activists Collect Over 700,000 Signatures













Jeremy Hance, Mongabay
Waking Times

In what is a major victory for environmentalists, campaigners with United for Yasuni have collected 727,947 signatures triggering a national referendum on whether or not oil drilling should proceed in three blocs of Yasuni National Park in Ecuador. The effort started last year after Ecuador’s … More

April 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More