Economy

Big Pharma Sweating Bullets As 80% of Cannabis Users Give Up Prescriptions Pills for Pot

Big Pharma Sweating Bullets As 80% of Cannabis Users Give Up Prescriptions Pills for Pot

By Justin Gardner / The Free Thought Project A new survey conducted by the Centre for Addictions Research of BC helps explain why Big Pharma is so afraid of cannabis. The pharmaceutical and alcohol industries, both powerful influences in Washington, have long lobbied against cannabis legalization in order to protect their profits. However, the tide has turned as decriminalization […]

Breaking: Campbell Soup To Disclose GMO Ingredients On Labels

Breaking: Campbell Soup To Disclose GMO Ingredients On Labels

In a move that will set the major food company apart from its competitors, Campbell Soup Company will label all ingredients that are genetically engineered on its products’ labels. The New York Times reports that the major food industry, which produces brands like Pepperidge Farm, Prego, Plum Organics and V8 (in addition to its namesake […]

Breaking: Monsanto Takes First Annual Loss In 6 Years, Lays Off 1,000 Employees

Breaking: Monsanto Takes First Annual Loss In 6 Years, Lays Off 1,000 Employees

Claire Bernish January 6, 2016 (ANTIMEDIA) St. Louis, MO —Agrichemical behemoth Monsanto plans to cut an additional 1,000 jobs to compensate, in part, for a slump in sales of its genetically-engineered corn seeds. The seeds led to a first quarter loss of $253 million — which, on the whole, represents a 17% drop in revenue. “Monsanto has […]

North Dakota Grain Terminal Goes GMO-Free To Meet Consumer Demand

North Dakota Grain Terminal Goes GMO-Free To Meet Consumer Demand

In North Dakota, agriculture is the state’s leading source of revenue. In fact, almost 90% of the state is occupied by farms and ranches, and the chief agricultural commodity is wheat. You can be certain then, that when a company in the northern state invests in a GMO-free grain plant, the food market is taking […]