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Poland Announces Complete Ban on Monsanto’s GMO Corn

Poland Announces Complete Ban on Monsanto’s GMO Corn

By: Anthony Gucciardi. Natural Society. Following the anti-Monsanto activism launched by nations like France and Hungary, Poland has announced that it will launch a complete ban on growing  Monsanto’s  genetically modified strain MON810. The announcement, made by Agriculture Minister Marek Sawicki, sets yet another international standard against Monsanto’s genetically modified creations. In addition to being linked to a […]

Uruguay’s president nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for legalizing marijuana

Uruguay’s president nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for legalizing marijuana

The president of Uruguay has been nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. According to his advocates, José “Pepe” Mujica’s much talked-about marijuana legalization is in fact “a tool for peace and understanding.” For the second year in a row, the Drugs Peace Institute, which has supported Mujica’s marijuana legalization drive since 2012, insisting that […]

Everything you think you know about animals is wrong

Everything you think you know about animals is wrong

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. Human beings are the most intelligent, and therefore important, of all the world´s species, right? We deserve our superior status over other animals because of the following scientific truths: that only humans are self-aware and feel empathy, that we are unique in our abilities to use language and tools, that […]

The Next US States to Legalize Marijuana

The Next US States to Legalize Marijuana

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Colorado and Washington made headlines in 2013 when laws were passed to legalize marijuana. And while the Midwestern state has already created a legal weed business, Washington is not expected to have the market for pot operational until June. In the midst of such historical change, many have wondered, “what […]

Smoking in the Car With Children is Now Illegal

Smoking in the Car With Children is Now Illegal

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. For some time, the dangers of smoking and the surprisingly worse second-hand effects have been realized. However, statistics have not yet stopped many respectable parents, friends, and family members from lighting up around small children. The toxic effect is invisible in the present, therefore inhalation concerns are easily dismissed by […]

China to Ban Animal Testing On Certain Products

China to Ban Animal Testing On Certain Products

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. For marketing and scientific purposes, over 100 million animals in the US and 400 million in the UK are tested on each year. While it is common for many companies to test on animals for biological research or cosmetics development, the effectiveness and reliability of such experimentation has yet to […]

Uruguay Becomes World’s First to Legalize Marijuana

Uruguay Becomes World’s First to Legalize Marijuana

By: Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society. In the US, we celebrated when Colorado and Washington legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Now in Uruguay, marijuana advocates across the entire country are in celebration as they became the first in the world to legalize the possession and sale of marijuana nationwide. While critics are angry to see the continued chipping […]

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