Faulkner Backs Industrial Hemp

Faulkner Backs Industrial Hemp

THE only independent candidate so far to raise his hand in the federal election for the seat of Richmond wants laws changed to make it easier for farmers to grow the non-intoxicating version of marijuana known as industrial hemp. Nic Faulkner, who has made one of his...
We Have Been 'Winning' the War on Drugs for 90 Years

We Have Been 'Winning' the War on Drugs for 90 Years

Mexican soldiers patrol following a drug war hit in Monterrey last month. Photograph by: Reuters, The Ottawa Citizen One can imagine how delighted the people at the Colombian Embassy were when they read the Globe and Mail last week. One article after another about...

D.A.R.E. Program Axed

By Sharon Woods Harris Pekin Daily Times Posted Jul 28, 2010 @ 08:00 AM Last update Jul 28, 2010 @ 11:29 AM PEKIN, Ill. — Pekin Police Department officials and Pekin District 108 officials are daring to try a new approach to fulfill the mission of the 23-year-old DARE...

Taking the Mystery out of Marijuana

When Dean Folda goes to pick up his medicine, he has a choice between cannabis products with names like “Grunk,” “Johnny Rocket,” and “Godbud.” Folda, 47, says marijuana helps relieve his pain. He’s had a myriad of health...

Tehama Herbal Collective Owner Vies for Council

By GEOFF JOHNSON -DN Staff Writer If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Even as Corning prepares for a September legal battle against him, the co-owner of the county’s sole remaining storefront-style cannabis collective is planning a run for council...