Uplifting

New Cancer ‘Vaccine’ Completely Kills Tumors Within 10 Days: Study
Cancer
THeAntiMedia | (ANTIMEDIA) Stanford, CA — There may be fresh hope on the horizon in the battle against cancer, as researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a new treatment that has had remarkably...
Kentucky House Passes Bill to Put Limits on Drones, Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program
Drones
Tenth Amendment Center | Yesterday, the Kentucky House unanimously passed a bill that would require police to get a warrant before engaging in drone surveillance in most situations. Final passage of this legislation would not only establish...
After beating cable lobby, Colorado city moves ahead with muni broadband
Cable
ArsTechnica | The city council in Fort Collins, Colorado, last night voted to move ahead with a municipal fiber broadband network providing gigabit speeds, two months after the cable industry failed to stop the project. Last night's...
California Offers Second Chance Program To Those Convicted Of Marijuana Crimes
Marijuana
ActivistPost | California is on the verge of legalizing recreational marijuana sales starting January 1st; and within that law there is a provision that could clear the records of those convicted of marijuana-related crimes or reduced...
Portugal’s radical drugs policy is working. Why hasn’t the world copied it?
Portugal
Guardian | When the drugs came, they hit all at once. It was the 80s, and by the time one in 10 people had slipped into the depths of heroin use – bankers, university students, carpenters, socialites, miners – Portugal was in a...
Now That Marijuana Is Legal, San Francisco Is Erasing Everybody’s Misdemeanor Convictions
San Fransico
Inquisitr | San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced that his office will retroactively apply California’s marijuana-legalization laws to past criminal cases. This means San Francisco will expunge and seal the...
Now in Effect: New Hampshire Law Bans Warrantless Stingray Spying
Cell Phone Tower
TenthAmendmentCenter | A New Hampshire law that bans the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations went into effect this week. The new statute not only...
Cheap, sustainable battery made from tree bark tannins
Tree Bark
Phys.org | (Phys.org)—Tannins may be best known for their presence in red wine and tea, but in a new study researchers have demonstrated for the first time that tannins from tree bark can also serve as battery cathode materials....
Norway Is Moving to Decriminalize All Drug Use
Norway
AntiMedia | Norway is the latest country to move toward decriminalizing drugs and promoting addiction treatment rather than punishing addicts. This week, a majority of members of the Norwegian parliament directed the national...
Canada House passes marijuana legislation, bill moves to Senate
Marijuana
CTVNews | OTTAWA -- The federal government's plan to legalize marijuana by next summer is a step closer. Bill C-45 received final approval Monday in the House of Commons, passing by a vote of 200-82. It now moves to the Senate,...
Peer-to-peer energy breakthrough could allow solar and wind energy sources to be shared across entire communities during grid down blackouts
Solar Panels
NaturalNews | Some people who have solar panels on their roof are under the impression that they can use them to power their home in the case of an outage, but that simply is not the case. Homes do remain connected to the grid during...
In Mexico City, rich and poor had little in common. Until the earthquake hit.
WashingtonPost | MEXICO CITY — On one of Mexico City’s trendiest streets, lined with art galleries, cafes and gourmet restaurants, taco vendor Luis Miguel Osorio and his wife and daughter worked rapidly Wednesday to serve food to the...
Boy who suffered up to 100 seizures a day has none in 300 days after being prescribed cannabis oil
London Independent | An 11-year-old boy who was dying from severe epilepsy has not had any seizures for 300 days since being prescribed a medical marijuana product. Billy Caldwell, whose intractable epilepsy means he cannot get help through...
Hero saves 50 people including babies and the sick from Hurricane Harvey floods in a boat after rescuers failed to show
Saving
Sun.co.uk | A MAN has been hailed a hero after rescuing 50 people from homes deluged by Hurricane Harvey floods in Texas after official rescues failed to show up. Gaelon Phillips, 23, waited for around seven to eight hours in his...
From Defendant to Defender: One Wrongfully Convicted Man Frees Another
NBCNews | Attorney Jarrett Adams recently helped overturn an innocent man's conviction — in the same state that, years ago, had sentenced him to prison for a crime he did not commit. The case was Adams' first professional win....
14 years of rising opioid deaths in Colorado REVERSED after marijuana was legalized
Cannibis
NaturalNews | As the country and lawmakers in Washington continue to debate the merits (and legality) of marijuana, the state of Colorado has made a startling discovery: The quasi-legalization of recreational pot use there has had a...
New Maine Law Prohibits Any State Gun Registry
Gun Range
TenthAmendmentCenter | A law prohibiting any type of state firearms registry is now in effect in Maine. The law will not only protect the privacy of Maine gun owners, it will also hinder the federal government’s ability to develop a firearms...
New Hampshire Law Now In Effect – Allows Local Common Core Opt Out
Grunge Flag
TenthAmendmentCenter | Today, a New Hampshire law that prohibits the state department of education and the state board of education from requiring any school or school district to implement Common Core standards goes into effect. This ...