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Trump Pick for Attorney General Jeff Sessions Supported Death Penalty for Marijuana Dealers

Donald Trump’s choice for U.S. attorney general, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, is a reefer madness drug warrior who promoted laws that include the death penalty for marijuana sellers. During his recent Senate confirmation hearings, Sessions at first pretended he didn’t remember that in the 1990s when he was Alabama’s attorney general, he zealously promoted proposed […]

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TRUMP ESCALATES WAR ON MARIJUANA? Senate Questions Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

Republican Alabama drug warrior Senator Jeff Sessions is Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. attorney general. Senator Jeff Sessions has been an aggressive drug warrior since the 1980s. During his Senate confirmation hearings in early January, 2017, senators asked Sessions if he’d interfere with state marijuana legalization. “I think one obvious concern is that the United […]

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How President Donald Trump & New State Marijuana Laws Will Affect Marijuana Growers

How will President Donald Trump and new marijuana laws and/or ballot proposals passed on election day 2016 affect the marijuana community? Voters in California, Nevada, Maine, and Massachusetts approved so-called recreational marijuana legalization on election day, but what they passed isn’t full marijuana legalization. In California, marijuana growing is more regulated now than it was […]

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GMO marijuana

Bayer Monsanto Buyout, GMO Marijuana, Corporate Takeover of the Marijuana Industry

The marijuana industry– seeds, hydroponics nutrients, grow gear, grow shops, growers, retailers– is facing a big threat from some of the worst multinational corporations. Here’s the inside story: Bayer, Monsanto, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Gavita, General Hydroponics, Botanicare Bayer, an international corporation with majority control of agricultural, pharmaceuticals, health, and veterinary products markets, just spent billions of […]

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Hillary Clinton & Tim Kaine versus Donald Trump & Mike Pence: Marijuana Law Showdown

As Tommy Chong kept pointing out, Bernie Sanders was the only 2016 major-party presidential candidate who advocated federal decriminalization of marijuana. In 2015, Sanders introduced legislation to legalize marijuana federally, and has been a persistent critic of the DEA– the main federal agency opposed to marijuana legalization. But now Bernie Sanders has endorsed Hillary Clinton, […]

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Maximum Yield Magazine had Monsanto sponsor its indoor gardening expo!

Monsanto Enters Hydroponics & Marijuana Growing Industries

At the Maximum Yield Indoor Gardening Expo in Boston several years ago, I was shocked to discover that Monsanto (a convicted GMO corporate criminal known for making chemicals that kill marijuana plants and ecosystems) was at the expo! At the Boston expo, you wouldn’t have seen the name “Monsanto.” Instead, you saw a front company called […]

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Flow Kana Organic Marijuana Growers Unite Against Corporate Marijuana

BigBudsMag.com for many years has been reporting that home marijuana growers, sometimes known as black market marijuana growers, feel there are plusses and minuses of marijuana “legalization.” We all want the police, courts, and governments to let us grow and sell marijuana in an open market. But what we’ve seen in marijuana legalization states, especially […]

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Hawaii Drug Warrior Now Wants to Profit From Marijuana Sales

Issac, a disabled Vietnam veteran who’s been growing outdoor pakalolo (Hawaiian weed) on Maui for decades, has nightmares about his encounter with a Maui-based helicopter company named Windward Aviation. He was tending his outdoor cannabis garden when he heard the sound of copters. It reminded him of the Vietnam War, and triggered PTSD panic. Stowing […]

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