Monsanto Tries to Patent & Control Natural, Non-GMO Tomatoes

In an appalling attempt to patent yet another seed, Monsanto has resorted to fraud to try to gain rights to a naturally occurring, disease-resistant tomato.

Colorado Activists Try to Halt Tax Collections for Marijuana Sales

A Colorado attorney is looking to halt tax collections on marijuana sales since tax-paying growers and sellers incriminate themselves under federal law.

FDA’s Own Staff Questions New Ovarian Cancer Drug from Big Pharma

Big Pharmal company AstraZeneca wants approval for an experimental ovarian cancer drug, Olaparib. But the FDA’s own staff is questioning the claims.

Australian Supreme Court Rules Against Organic Farmer in GMO Contamination Case

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

New York Lawmakers Approve Limited Medical Marijuana Bill

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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?

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

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

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

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.

Supreme Court Sides with POM Wonderful in Coca-Cola Lawsuit

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.

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

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

Groups File Lawsuit over Vermont’s New GMO Labeling Law

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

Successfully Overturning the Fed’s Hemp Ban: 4 Uses for Hemp

Hemp cultivation is only allowed in studies in a few states as part of the latest federal farm bill, but its widespread cultivation in still illegal. Why?

Biotech Seeks to Overturn Hawaii County GMO-Banning Law

Hawaii’s big island currently has a law restricting the use of genetically modified crops, now, big biotech has filed a lawsuit to overturn the GMO ban.

It’s Getting Harder to Hide Infants from Questionable Vaccinations

It seems that some doctors are extremely concerned about the hepatitis B vaccination, calling it dangerous and completely unnecessary to give to a child.

Farmers See Better Animal Health with Non-GMO Feed, But Scared to Say So

Farmers across the nation have reported ill effects in their animals when fed GMO corn and soy feed, but switching to non-GMO feed fixes the problem.