Daniel Anchondo

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2,500-year-old marijuana discovered in an ancient tomb

The marijuana plants had been used as a burial shroud, the archaeologists say<p>A 2,500-year-old stash of whole marijuana plants have been unearthed from an ancient tomb in northwest China. This discovery adds to a growing body of evidence that ancient people used marijuana for its psychoactive …

Islamic State said to use human shields as coalition advances on Mosul

BAGHDAD/ERBIL (Reuters) - Residents of Mosul said Islamic State was using civilians as human shields as Iraqi and Kurdish forces captured outlying villages in their advance on the jihadists’ stronghold.<p>The leader of Islamic State was reported to be among thousands of hardline militants still in the …

Mosul

Deep space: Are we smart enough to beat the physics?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Imagine something so distant that with our current technology it would take 2,400 generations to reach there -- and that's just our nearest star.<p>Even moving at 10 miles a second, like the Voyager spacecraft launched in the 1970s, it would take around 80,000 years to reach Alpha Centauri -- …

Planets

Medical marijuana looks likely this year

Two years ago, I predicted medical marijuana would fail at the polls. And it did.<p>This year, I predict it will pass.<p>Here are three reasons why:<p>1) …

Cannabis

California Marijuana Legalization Initiative Is a ‘Thoughtful Measure,’ Says Lt. Gov. Newsom

It’s expected that in November, California voters will pass Proposition 64, an initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in …

Cannabis

Not so dope: Police test first marijuana breathalyzer on Cali drivers

Police in the US have gotten their hands on a marijuana breathalyzer and drivers in California were among the first to be tested –with nationwide …

A drone captured these shocking photos of inequality in South Africa

For nearly 50 years, systematic racial suppression and segregation gripped South Africa. While the tides turned in the early '90s and laws were overturned, apartheid had already seeped into the country architecture. Roads, rivers, and fields functioned as "buffer zones" to separate people by …

Why this time will be different for marijuana legalization

Californians first threatened to legalize recreational marijuana by ballot initiative in 1972. It failed 66% to 33%. We tried again in 2010. It was voted down 53% to 46%.<p>Now we're back at it. This time, though Proposition 64 looks like a sure thing. Polls show support for legalization in general at …

The Big Business of Marijuana Might Be Infrastructure

The Big Business of Marijuana Might Be Infrastructure<p>Boom time continues for the Marijuana Industry<p><b>According to Fortune Magazine</b><p>Just how big is the …