California Became the 2nd State to Raise the Legal Smoking Age – Will it Help?

The California state Senate passed a bill raising the smoking age from 18 to 21, but a new study suggests it might do little to reduce nicotine addiction and deaths.


This State may Become the 1st to Ban the Sale of Bee-Killing Neonicotinoids

Maryland lawmakers are set to combine 2 bills banning the commercial sale of bee-killing pesticides known as neonicotinoids.


Pics: Giant Globs Of Palm Oil Wash up on UK Beaches, Sickening Dogs

Giant globs of palm oil have been washing up on UK beaches, sickening dogs. The globs are so big they’ve even earned the nickname fatbergs.


After Multiple Failed Merger Attempts, Monsanto Retreats from Big Biotech Deals – No1 cares

After recent dismal stock earnings and failed attempts to merge with other Big Biotech companies, Monsanto says that the big deals are out.


Medical Cannabis Could Face a Complicated Vote in PA State Senate

Medical marijuana may soon be legal in Pennsylvania but it won’t be easy to get or affordable for many patients who need it.


Glyphosate Found in 100% of California Wines Tested

Trace amounts of glyphosate herbicide have been found in 100% of California wines tested and 14 brands of beer in Germany.


Massive $160 Billion Pharmaceutical Merger Stopped Cold

Pfizer-Allergan deal stopped cold by Obama administration. Millions of Big Pharma’s tax dollars will stay in the US as companies find it harder to dodge.


Study: Some Bed Bugs 1000x more Resistant to Common Pesticides

Recent research found that bed bugs across the U.S. had dramatic levels of immunity against regular doses of pesticide chemicals used worldwide.


McDonald’s Kale Salad Surpasses Big Mac in Calorie, Fat Count

If you’re looking for a healthy menu item at McDonald’s, don’t order its Caesar Salad with Crispy Chicken bowl. It’s more fattening than a Big Mac.


Audio: Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant Says “Roundup is Not a Carcinogen”

In an interview, Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant claims that Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide Roundup is not carcinogenic – going against scientific conclusions.


Fracking Contaminates Groundwater, a New Study Proves

An EPA fracking study that stalled out in 2013 has been completed by a former EPA scientist, and the results are not good (for fracking supporters).


Does D.A.R.E. Still Consider Marijuana a Gateway Drug?

The Drug Abuse Resistance Education program known as D.A.R.E. has removed marijuana from its list of gateway drugs. Is this a mistake?


GM Industry Expands into Africa with Traditional Crops

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (and others) aims to control Africa’s food supply by replacing traditional crops with genetically engineered ones.


Monsanto Profits Drop 25% AGAIN as Farmers, Individuals go Organic

Biotech and agricultural giant Monsanto has reported declining profits for the fiscal second-quarter earnings by 25 percent.


Due to High Arsenc Levels, FDA Warns Parents to Avoid Infant Rice Cereal

The FDA released a draft guidance on Friday that would limit inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereal, a primary source of arsenic exposure in babies.


Pesticide Overuse Has Led to a Huge “Super Lice” Outbreak

“Super lice” found in 25 states are resistant to common pesticides, so parents are taking their kids to safer-but-costlier lice clinics.


Unlabeled Wood Pulp in Cheese Triggers Gov’t and Consumer Lawsuit

The government is starting to take the mislabeling of cheese products containing a filler made with wood pulp seriously, as consumers, too, fight back.