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Australian Supreme Court Rules Against Organic Farmer in GMO Contamination Case

Australian Supreme Court Rules Against Organic Farmer in GMO Contamination Case

June 24, 2014 | by

An organic farmer, Steve Marsh will receive no compensation for losing his organic certification resulting from a neighbor’s GE crops contaminating his own.

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New York Lawmakers Approve Limited Medical Marijuana Bill

New York Lawmakers Approve Limited Medical Marijuana Bill

June 24, 2014 | by

New York recently approved a bill allowing limited access to medicinal marijuana, becoming the 23rd state to allow marijuana use. But you still can’t smoke it.

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Consumer Reports Poll Shows 92% of Citizens Want Strict GMO Regulations

Consumer Reports Poll Shows 92% of Citizens Want Strict GMO Regulations

June 23, 2014 | by

A whopping 92 percent of US citizens are asking the government to label genetically modified foods, according to a new poll from Consumer Reports.

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Sick U.S. Nuclear Workers Paid by Federal Government for Toxic Exposure

Sick U.S. Nuclear Workers Paid by Federal Government for Toxic Exposure

June 22, 2014 | by

At the Hanford Site in Washington State and others, thousands of workers filed claims for illnesses and injuries from exposure to radiation and toxic waste.

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Zero-Tolerance Colorado Employer Fires Quadriplegic Man for Positive Medical Marijuana Test

Zero-Tolerance Colorado Employer Fires Quadriplegic Man for Positive Medical Marijuana Test

June 22, 2014 | by

A company with a zero-tolerance policy for marijuana use has fired a man in Colorado when a random pee-test came up positive for marijuana. Justifiable?

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U.S. Health Care Ranked Dead Last Compared to 10 Countries

U.S. Health Care Ranked Dead Last Compared to 10 Countries

June 21, 2014 | by

When compared to 10 other countries, the United States once again ranked dead last when comparing health care systems and their efficacy.

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Awesome: Oregon Aims to Be First State to Map GMO Fields

Awesome: Oregon Aims to Be First State to Map GMO Fields

June 20, 2014 | by

With counties already banning GMOs, Oregon now plans to map out all GMO fields within its borders to help mitigate the damage of cross-pollination.

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Supreme Court Sides with POM Wonderful in Coca-Cola Lawsuit

Supreme Court Sides with POM Wonderful in Coca-Cola Lawsuit

June 20, 2014 | by

Pom Wonderful is taking Coca Cola to court, saying Coca Cola is stealing customers with misleading claims. The Supreme Court is allowing it to move forward.

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Annual Retail Sales for Hemp at $581 Million, Growing by 24% Annually

Annual Retail Sales for Hemp at $581 Million, Growing by 24% Annually

June 19, 2014 | by

Hemp is gaining some much-deserved attention. In fact, annual retail sales for hemp are at approximately $581 million and growing by 24% annually.

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Groups File Lawsuit over Vermont’s New GMO Labeling Law

Groups File Lawsuit over Vermont’s New GMO Labeling Law

June 18, 2014 | by

Four national groups part of the Grocery Manufacturers Association have filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging Vermont’s mandatory GMO labeling law.

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