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Justice under AG Barr began vast surveillance program without legal review – in 1992, inspector general finds

The secret program, run by the Drug Enforcement Administration, ultimately gathered billions of records of nearly all phone calls from the United States to 116 countries, with little oversight from Congress or the courts. The DEA program… records – which numbers were dialed and when – allowed agents to map suspects’ communications and link them…

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A trio of growers puts considerable experience into ongoing development of cannabis strains targeting specific needs

“No one cannabinoid is a perfect solution. So don’t put so much emphasis on THC. All the plant’s cannabinoids and ingredients contribute to achieving desired effects.”  -Shane Yoakam  [Ray Bowser adds], “My dad was a grower, I am, and my kids now form a third generation of growers,” he says proudly … Adam Jacques has…

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Guggenheim Museum will no longer accept gifts from makers of OxyContin

The group’s mission statement asks that “museums, universities, and educational institutions worldwide remove Sackler signage and publicly refuse future funding from the Sacklers.”  Purdue Pharma started producing OxyContin, generic name oxycodone, in 1995. The drug became a billion-dollar blockbuster for the company. The Sackler family is listed as the 19th-richest in the world by Forbes…

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Hundreds of cities, counties and Native American tribes file federal lawsuit against Sackler family over opioid crisis

A spokesperson for the families of Drs. Mortimer and Raymond Sackler, the late founders of the company, issued this statement: “These baseless allegations place blame where it does not belong for a complex public health crisis, and we deny them. The company our fathers and grandfathers founded manufactures an FDA-approved medicine … “While we have…

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…full of DMT

Found in the ayahuasca tea made by the native people of the Amazon, and also produced naturally in our bodies… nearly 400 years after Descartes theorized about the gland, scientists are still trying to understand its role in humans.  More than half of the subjects in Dr. Rick Strassman’s study reported interacting with intelligent beings…

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