Senator Crapo Against Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

Senator Crapo Against Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

There is much concern in our state about the legalization of marijuana, so we did some investigating of a banking bill sponsored by, Senators Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) and Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) introduced S. 1200 on April 11, 2019. This bill...
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Is the Legalization of Marijuana a Bad Idea?

Is the Legalization of Marijuana a Bad Idea?

Legalization of Marijuana? This has become a serious matter in our country and it is time for Idaho to start thinking clearly about the pros and cons of making this drug available to the public both for recreational and medicinal...
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Op-Ed: Medical Marijuana and Ballot Initiatives

Op-Ed: Medical Marijuana and Ballot Initiatives

As we observe the effects of pot legalization in neighboring states, it should come as no surprise the proposed ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana is of great concern to many Idahoans. While some are focusing on efforts to defeat...
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Industrial Hemp – Good or Bad for Idaho?

Industrial Hemp – Good or Bad for Idaho?

The Real Problem: My good friend Tom Munds often talks about how big government has control of our lives and Mark Meckler insists emphatically that we need a constitutional convention so we can change our lives by changing the constitution....
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The Medical Problems with Legalizing Marijuana

The Medical Problems with Legalizing Marijuana

One of many definitions of a “libertarian” is that they are a fiscal conservative and a social progressive. Historically libertarian political philosophy is predicated on the US Constitutional principles of reserving whenever possible political pow...
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Ins and outs of the marijuana black market

Ins and outs of the marijuana black market

Above: Ed Medina Jr., owner of A Better Way Medicinal Alternatives, speaks out in support of legal recreational marijuana sales and regulation in Klamath Falls at city council Monday, Aug. 6. — Published with Permission of HeraldandNews.com — Editor’...
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PODCAST: Pros and Cons of Medical Cannabis with Dr. Michael Karlfeldt

PODCAST: Pros and Cons of Medical Cannabis with Dr. Michael Karlfeldt

Today, we discuss pros and cons of cannabis, both medically and legally with Dr. Michael Karlfeldt who runs a large integrative medical clinic in Meridian. Dr. Karlfeldt is a Board Certified Traditional Naturopath (CTN® ), with 20+ years of clinical...
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A Primer on Medicinal Cannabis – Idaho Needs More Health Freedom

A Primer on Medicinal Cannabis – Idaho Needs More Health Freedom

The word Cannabis is the real name for marijuana: The Government has made the word marijuana into something to be shunned so for the purpose of getting off on the right track we will be using the word Cannabis in...
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Cannabis is a Pharmacological Treasure Trove ‘Banned by Dr. Otter in Idaho’

Cannabis is a Pharmacological Treasure Trove ‘Banned by Dr. Otter in Idaho’

Skeptics prevail We realize there is an enormous amount of skepticism out there on the validity of using medical marijuana, but the more research that is done, the more we have to respect the findings of the researchers. Most people...
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Medical Marijuana Saves Lives and Money

Medical Marijuana Saves Lives and Money

Legalization of medical marijuana use has been fought by Big Pharma for years because it cuts into their profits. You only have to look at the campaign contributions to state and federal legislators to see how much influence they have...
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Industrial Hemp is not Marijuana

Industrial Hemp is not Marijuana

Information Provided by Christy Zito This past week in Agricultural Affairs we heard a presentation on the beneficial uses of industrial hemp. There is a distinct difference between this crop and the plant used to achieve a recreational high. The...
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The Truth about CBD Oil – Alternative Medicine Works!

The Truth about CBD Oil – Alternative Medicine Works!

Why is it that Government says “NO” to perfectly good medicine? Because Big Pharma can’t patent it? Because Allopathic Doctors don’t understand it and must follow AMA codes of conduct? Because there is no money to be made on it?...
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