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Vermont GMO-Labeling Bill Far-Reaching, Lawmakers Prepare for Inevitable Lawsuit

Vermont GMO-Labeling Bill Far-Reaching, Lawmakers Prepare for Inevitable Lawsuit

April 9, 2014 | by

GMO labeling bill H. 112 in Vermont was unanimously approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Will GMO labeling soon come to the good people of Vermont?

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French Winemaker Faced Possible Jail Time, Fine for Refusing Pesticides

French Winemaker Faced Possible Jail Time, Fine for Refusing Pesticides

April 9, 2014 | by

One organic winemaker in France was facing a possible 6 months in jail after he ignored a court order that mandated he spray his grapes with pesticides.

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GMO Bt Cotton Crop Failure Leads to Cotton Ban: Sorry Rockefellers

GMO Bt Cotton Crop Failure Leads to Cotton Ban: Sorry Rockefellers

April 9, 2014 | by

Following crop failure in seven different districts in Karnakata, Mahyco’s GMO Bt cotton hybrid MRC-7351 has been permanently banned.

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China Still Evaluating Syngenta’s GMO MIR162 Corn Before Approval

China Still Evaluating Syngenta’s GMO MIR162 Corn Before Approval

April 7, 2014 | by

Previously refusing large volumes of GMO corn, China has yet to approve a genetically modified corn strain called MIR162, created by biotech giant Syngenta.

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India’s Environmental Minister Slammed for Allowing GM Crop Trials

India’s Environmental Minister Slammed for Allowing GM Crop Trials

April 6, 2014 | by

India’s Environmental Minister is giving the O.K. for bullying biotech and Big Ag to conduct trials for more than 200 transgenic varieties of GMO crops

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Poll: Iowans Support Medical Marijuana, Not Recreational Pot

Poll: Iowans Support Medical Marijuana, Not Recreational Pot

April 5, 2014 | by

A recent poll found an overwhelming 81 percent of voters in Iowa support medical marijuana, while a mere 17 percent were opposed.

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African Center for Biosafety Orders Monsanto to Stop Making False Claims about GMOs

African Center for Biosafety Orders Monsanto to Stop Making False Claims about GMOs

April 4, 2014 | by

The Advertising Standards Authority in South Africa recently banned a Monsanto radio ad claiming it was making unsubstantiated claims about GMO.

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Kentucky “One Step Closer” to Allowing Medical Marijuana Oil

Kentucky “One Step Closer” to Allowing Medical Marijuana Oil

March 28, 2014 | by

In the fight for marijuana legalization, Kentucky passed a bill that would allow marijuana oil for certain medical conditions such as seizures.

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Bags and Bottled Water: California and Chicago move to Ban Plastics

Bags and Bottled Water: California and Chicago move to Ban Plastics

March 26, 2014 | by

From plastic bags to plastic water bottles, Chicago and Los Angeles are just two cities moving to institute bans on plastic items which pollute the Earth.

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Vive La France: Country Bans Monsanto GMO Corn Before Sowing Season

Vive La France: Country Bans Monsanto GMO Corn Before Sowing Season

March 24, 2014 | by

Just recently, France’s agriculture ministry – the equivalent of the USDA – banned the sale, use, and cultivation of Monsanto’s MON 810 GMO maize.

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