DEA Makes CBD Oil A Schedule 1–January 13, 2017

CBD oil, which is not at all psychoactive (doesn’t make anyone ‘high’) is now specifically listed as a Schedule 1 drug, meaning it has NO medicinal value and a high abuse rate. Lots of people have been using CBD for arthritis pain, migraines, seizures, rheumatism, tendonitis, and other things. For some people, it is the only thing that has helped them, and now, it is going to be illegal, by a rule.

Here is an article on it. This almost seems like a hail Mary attempt at asserting control over people’s right to self-determination on cannabis. Too many people now know that the only reason this is “controlled” is to control the health and -access to- well being that is definitely a human right.For some reason, many people seem to think that only doctors and pharmaceutical companies know how living beings should deal with the rigors of being alive.

It is complete tripe.

Here is the article with links to the rule and additional information:

DENVER — A cannabidiol hemp oil used by some families of children with seizures has been officially named a Schedule I drug by the DEA.

“Schedule I drugs, substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse,” the DEA says on its website.

That puts the oil in the same category as heroin, LSD, ecstasy, meth, peyote and marijuana.

The DEA published the details about the change in the Federal Register.

It applies to any “extract containing one or more cannabinoids that has been derived from any plant of the genus Cannabis,” the Federal Register posting said.

The change explains that the DEA is creating a new Administrative Controlled Substances Code Number for what it calls “Marihuana [sic] Extract.”

During the comment period for the new rule, one person asked for clarification of whether the new drug code would be applicable to cannabidiol (CBD).

The DEA responded to say any cannabis plant extract that contains CBD and no other cannabinoids will still fall within the new drug code.

Read the details about the new drug code here.

****Here is a very interesting and in depth analysis of the rule. The author believes the rule is void:

http://kightoncannabis.com/is-cbd-illegal-under-the-new-dea-marihuana-extract-rule-a-legal-analysis/#comment-3906

Mandela/Quantum Effect- Is this the Strong Delusion?

Many people are saying that those who perceive the Quantum effect (Mandela is really insufficient) are suffering from serious memory lapses, lack intelligence, can’t tell their own perceptions from reality, are retards, idiots, morons, under demonic spells, victims of mind control, or even much more ugly and insulting names. Many of the more heinous insults come from self-described “good Christians”. Evidently they are unaware of what scripture teaches (as of this writing) about the fruits of the spirit.

Why is this so important that I keep going on and on about it? Because now, Yeshua Messiah is instructing His followers in Luke 19:27, a parable of the Kingdom of Heaven, to “But those mine enemies which would not that I should reign over them, bring hither and slay them before me.”  He NEVER said that. It is a lie. It was either “cast them from my presence” or “remove them from before me”. This is across ALL translations in English.

In Spanish translations, it is often even worse. Copied below is the scripture in Spanish telling His followers to “behead them in front of me.”

Y también a aquellos mis enemigos que no querían que yo reinara sobre ellos, traedlos acá, y degolladlos delante de mí.

All of you “teachers” and “preachers” of scripture who say nothing has changed in any scriptures, and that those of us who note these changes are ANY of the above insulting names or attributes, I am begging you NOW to repent and fall on your face before the Almighty Creator Yahuah, and beg for the eyes to see and the ears to hear. I don’t want you to be in the place that Yeshua said many would find themselves in Matthew 7: 22-23.

“Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in your name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then I will profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me ye that work iniquity.”

To me, it seems this is definitely the beginning of the strong delusion. It’s going to get worse, too. Remember that in John 16:2-3 Yeshua told us before hand that they would kill us thinking they do YHVH a service. So those of you who see these changes, be strong and gird yourself. Especially believers that know there have been some substantive changes in scripture- don’t be afraid. Read John 16:2-3, He told us beforehand. There has never been a time when it is more important to cry aloud and spare not, and let others know that the time is short.

For those who don’t see any of the changes at all, and for those who see changes but are not yet believers in Yeshua Messiah, please seek Him. If you don’t do so soon, you may not be able to even make a decision to try in the future. It’s like the Ministry of Truthlessness is taking over. Everything is becoming a lie and a fraud, and people are not even going to be able to trust their own minds and memories as this worsens.

Here are many pictures of things showing some of the more common changes that have occurred. They show how some of the memories of people are indeed telling the truth. There is a little commentary by each picture.

The video cassette shows what WAS the spelling of the Berenstein Bears

The video cassette shows what WAS the spelling of the Berenstein Bears

When the video tape is played, the film has changed, on the shelf, to show BerenstAIn Bears. This is the earliest known effect.

When the video tape is played, the film has changed, on the shelf, to show BerenstAIn Bears. This is the earliest known effect.

Then there is the famous movie line from Forrest Gump that is now, on VHS and DVD changed to “Momma always said life was like a box of chocolates.” It used to be “Life is like a box of chocolates” and here is proof off my own shelf:

VHS tape from the 90's

VHS tape from the 90’s

And our DVD from about 2005

And our DVD from about 2005

Then there is the issue of Looney Toons. Why would there still be Tiny Toons, but no Looney Toons? Why wouldn’t it be Tiny Tunes? If you are capitalizing on name association, wouldn’t it make sense to follow the name? And people remember Looney Toons…some ebay clippings show it is very deeply ingrained in many.

1976 Looney Toons...but Tunes

1976 Looney Toons…but Tunes

Note the title of the auction has Looney Toons in it even though the cards clearly read Tunes. No one spells iTunes iToons. Hmm?

Why not Tiny Tune?

Why not Tiny Tune?

And a pic of the search screen followed by a newspaper clipping from the 90’s…after the deck of cards was made:

CAM00842CAM00828Then there is the advertisement for Fruit Loops. However, if you look for a cereal box that says “Fruit Loops” you will never find one.

Fruit Loops-lightly highlighted

Fruit Loops-lightly highlighted

Last for today…the restaurant that got so much flack for standing on biblical principles. It was Chic Fil A, but it is now Chick Fil A. I actually remember Chik Fil A, but to be honest, I never ate there, so I cannot be positive. I know it was spelled in a kitchy way though. But most say it was Chic Fil A, and there is a lot of residual evidence for that, and here is a little more:

Chic Fil A. Not Chick Fil A.

Chic Fil A. Not Chick Fil A.

Also, the Peanuts cartoon creator’s name has changed. Below are pics of a newspaper that was pre-change, and a book we have here that shows the name change from Schultz to Shulz.

Newspaper that missed the change

Newspaper that missed the change

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The figurine above is from the 1840’s and says “The young lion shall lie down with the Lamb” Isaiah 11:6.

So there is a little residual evidence for you. This could not be time travel because all evidence would be wiped entirely if it were. While there could be memories of a difference, there would be NO proof that it actually was different as evidenced above.

We are here, in the same place we have always been, and our time is still running in the direction Yahweh designed us to operate in. My youngest isn’t shrinking and getting ready to go back to the womb. People in my life haven’t died in my mind only. Those who know me, still know me.

This is not a conspiracy theory. What is happening is actually happening even though it sounds completely crazy and weird. Things on our shelves are changing. These are things we have had for years in many cases. We are not talking about new releases or new translations here. Yet aside from many others having the same recollection as ourselves, the physical evidence isn’t that readily available. But there is some there.

I hope that I have been able to help some of you understand that this isn’t a joke. To me, the most important thing is scripture changing. I hope you understand why….Shalom!

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Senate Agrees on Dark Act

I thought this was a very good article. It seems a completely futile course of action to continue to talk to the furniture in DC, and because of that, I have not been encouraging people to continue to engage in unprofitable action. Does anyone remember that Obama promised to label GMO’s? I know some voted for the cretin on that promise. 8 years after the fact, and the only meaningful things that have happened are at the state level and in public awareness. Neither of which has had any effect on the District of Criminals regulatory or legislative actions.

Due to my desire to not send people on fruitless expeditions, one positive thing you can do is  use this Non GMO shopping guide. Other positive actions on this front include growing your own, buying from farmers that don’t use man-made chemicals and can tell you the breed of the product, and, if you live in a city or town, work to get urban farming and gardening ordinances in place. Or go guerilla grower. 🙂

Here is the best article I could find on the fed level GMO actions:

Senate Agrees on “DARK Act” GMO Labeling Bill

apples-GMO-DARK-Act-620x360-1By Derrick Broze

The U.S. Senate has announced a bipartisan deal which will prevent states from labeling genetically modified foods in favor of a federal labeling system. Here’s what you need to know…

On Thursday, the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry agreed on a new bill aimed at labeling foods with genetically modified ingredients. The committee has been trying for several months to get a bill passed before Vermont’s labeling law goes into effect on July 1.

U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow released a statement, calling the bill “an important path forward that represents a true compromise. Since time is of the essence, we urge our colleagues to move swiftly to support this bill.” Roberts said if his colleagues do not act on the bill now Vermont’s law will cause confusion in the marketplace. The bill would give the U.S. Department of Agriculture two years to write the labeling rules.

The bipartisan proposal would immediately prohibit states and cities from passing labeling laws for genetically modified or engineered ingredients. Genetically modified or engineered seeds are engineered to have certain traits, such as resistance to herbicides. The majority of the United States’ corn and soybean crops are now GE, including a large portion that is used for animal feed.

The bill would also put the USDA in charge of establishing “a uniform national disclosure standard for human food that is or may be bioengineered.” Critics of a federal standard worry about the USDA being pressured by biotechnology companies that have a close relationship to U.S. regulatory agencies. The proposal would also require companies producing foods with GE ingredients to post a label, including text on package, a symbol, or a link to a website (QR code or similar technology). Smaller food manufacturers can use websites or telephone numbers to disclose ingredients.

In late February, Roberts introduced another bill which attempted to create a federal voluntary standard for labeling GE food. Roberts’ Senate Bill 2609, or the Biotech Labeling Solutions Act, would have blocked mandatory labeling efforts by states. In March, the bill failed to reach the 60 votes needed during a procedural vote, with 49 votes in favor and 48 votes against.

Roberts’ bill was similar to the controversial Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, which passed the House in June 2015 but ultimately failed amid heavy opposition. To critics, the bill was known as the “DARK” (Deny Americans the Right to Know) Act because the law was also aimed at nullifying GMO labeling measures, such as the bill passed in Vermont.

The latest bipartisan effort contains language that is identical to both of the previous bills. The bill would “amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a national voluntary labeling standard for bioengineered foods.” It’s safe to say that this new bipartisan compromise is simply the latest version of the DARK Act and will likely live up to it’s name by keeping Americans in the dark regarding what is in their food.

The bipartisan proposal is supported by certain food industry groups that believe state bills like the one in Vermont will lead to increased costs for agriculture, food companies and consumers. “This bipartisan agreement ensures consumers across the nation can get clear, consistent information about their food and beverage ingredients and prevents a patchwork of confusing and costly state labeling laws,” Pamela Bailey, president of the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the largest food industry lobby group, told the Associated Press.

Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food & Water Watch, said the new bill deserves the name DARK Act because it will prevent consumers from have “clear, on-package labels” as required by the Vermont law.  “But this deal from Senators Stabenow and Roberts doesn’t even come close, and would instead require consumers to have smartphones and a cellphone signal to know what they are buying,” Hauter said in a statement. “This deal seems to be designed to ensure that big food processing companies and the biotechnology industry continue to profit by misleading consumers.”

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin and Senator Bernie Sanders both spoke against the new measure. Shumlin criticized the two-year delay, while Sanders said he would do “everything I can” to stop the bill. Meanwhile, the Huffington Post reports that the bill “also allows companies to avoid the main thing consumers have demanded – a fast and easy way to determine if a food product they are purchasing was made using genetically engineered crops.”

The key argument seems to be that the new bill would not have as clear labels as Vermont’s law. Senator Stabenow, however, believes the opposite, claiming that the Vermont law would require GMO labeling of a cheese pizza but not a pepperoni pizza. “Throughout this process I worked to ensure that any agreement would recognize the scientific consensus that biotechnology is safe, while also making sure consumers have the right to know what is in their food,” the senator wrote.

The scientific consensus does lean towards the safety of GE foods, but that has not swayed critics and supporters of labeling. A recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine concluded GE foods do not pose a health or environmental risk. Critics of the report point to conflicts of interests between researchers with the National Academy of Sciences and biotechnology companies involved in the creation of GE crops.

The environmental watchdog organization Food and Water Watch released their own report, pointing to possible influence from the same organizations that stand to benefit from the growth of genetic engineering of foods. The report, Under the Influence: The National Research Council and GMOs, looks at “far-reaching ties” between the National Research Council, its parent organization the NAS, and biotechnology companies and agricultural corporations.

Americans who want to know what is in their food need to take control of their own food production and stop relying on large-scale, factory farming which increasingly relies on genetically engineered seeds. Only by taking back the power when it comes to our diets can we stop supporting the systems that are working against our health and freedom. It’s time to grow food, not lawns. It’s time to throw seed bombs everywhere. The revolution is growing and resistance is fertile.

Derrick Broze is an investigative journalist and liberty activist. He is the Lead Investigative Reporter for ActivistPost.com and the founder of the TheConsciousResistance.com. Follow him on Twitter.

Quantum Effect, Mandela Effect Videos and Lists

Recently, I have been consumed with trying to figure out how things are changing in the physical world from this quantum effect. I am particularly interested in scriptural changes, as it is the one thing I thought I could always depend on to remain the same. Here is a list that I know has a few mistakes on it because people fail to differentiate between KJV and KJV 1611. However, many of these are solid changes. For example, neither KJV or KJV 1611 ever had the word “matrix” for womb, and now it has that word five times in Exodus and in Numbers. Never mind “don’t go back for your stuff” in Luke 17:31.

I also am very interested in what it is that causes people to either perceive changes or fail to perceive any changes. There are numerous theories about how these changes may have manifested, and a lot of those theories have to do with CERN, the large Hadron collider in Geneva, Switzerland. There are many other smaller colliders, and if you are interested, you can research those locations and experiments as well. I simply don’t have time to do that right now.

Here’s a summary of the theories that I am aware of people putting forth:

We have slipped into a different time stream without our awareness.

There is a warp where time streams are overlapping, which is why some people remember some things and others do not remember.

There have been some anatomical changes in us particularly in our vision and in our hearing.

We are in a different dimension passing through to another existence.

Everyone that perceives changes has died and we are in an inbetween existence.

And what I believe….Cern has opened a portal and artificial intelligence is working through a quantum computer changing certain things and running algorithm checks on the program to determine who is resistant to their programming and why. I think this is the beginning of the strong delusion.

Here is a video, published on 11/3/2014 by CERN that has “Mandela” at the 2:33 mark. It’s about 3 and half minutes with a load of symbology in it.

Now, I am not telling anyone else what to think. Do your own research and determine what it is that YOU think. Here is a large list, and I in no way agree with everything on this list, but it is a good starting point. Perhaps you perceive no changes. Okay, then don’t worry about it.

My favorite guy on You Tube for scriptural changes who also seems to share my theory is Photohelix.

Here is a link to what I consider to be his most important video. He has a bunch of them, and I highly recommend his videos on the effect and scripture.

Then, the man that has done the most research on CERN. His name is Anthony Patch and if you click on this link, you can read his “ubiquitous” quotes.

Here is a video of his that I think is terrifically important:

Finally, it may interest you to know that CERN is now claiming creation of the internet. CERN and GOOGLE have quantum computers…These are AI computers that state that they work through other dimensions to compute answers to effectively unfathomable questions. Here’s the link for CERN’s claims regarding the internet. And here is a short video about the CERN operatic dance called “Symmetry”:

Gardens Are Verboten!

Yet another case of private property being unreasonably controlled by bureaucratic stupidity with a financial incentive for stupidity included…

 

Home gardening

(NaturalNews) It’s happening more and more: local government nannies forcing Americans to become reliant on “the system,” and less independent, so that they can control them.

The latest example of this took place in Miami Shores where, as reported by The Associated Press, local government officials forced a South Florida couple to dig up an organic vegetable garden that they had grown in their front yard for 17 years.

Why? Because city council members passed a new ordinance banishing all gardens to back yards. And now the couple is suing, asking a judge to rule that the front yard ban is a violation of their constitutional rights.

As AP noted:

Tom Carroll and Hermine Ricketts say they dug up the garden in front of their Miami Shores home in August 2013 when town officials threatened to fine them $50 a day if they didn’t. The threatened fine came a few months after the Miami Shores Village Council adopted a new zoning plan for the town of about 10,500 north of Miami.

The couple sued, and at a hearing [recently] their attorney said the ban violates the Florida Constitution in several ways, including improper limits on their private property rights and violation of the equal protection clause by singling out vegetables over other plants.

“We’re not saying you can do anything you want on your property,” attorney Ari Bargil told Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Monica Gordo. “We are simply saying you can grow vegetables on your property and that is protected by the Constitution.”

‘It’s just a garden’

The city argued otherwise. Attorney Richard Sarafan told the court that the new zoning rule was not an irrational decision, and that all homeowners were being treated the same – they had to grow grass, sod or “living ground cover” in their front yards, though the ordinance did not further define that last part. Anyone, he said, can grow a veggie garden in the back yard.

“There certainly is not fundamental right to grow vegetables in your front yard,” Sarafan said. “Aesthetics and uniformity are legitimate government purposes. Not every property can lawfully be used for every purpose.”

Apparently Sarafan and the city elders have never heard of the concepts of freedom and individual liberty. How it is possible to adjudge that the cosmetic appearance of a person’s property – as it pertains to the growing of a vegetable garden – is a legitimate government interest is understandable only to an authoritarian.

Carroll, who went to the hearing, said that the couple wanted to grow vegetables and produce organically, without the use of any pesticides. He also said that throughout the time they grew the garden – which contained about 75 different varieties of vegetables – they never once received any complaints from any neighbors.

“It’s important that we have the right to do something on our own property,” Carroll said. “We’re just trying to grow vegetables.”

It’s not like they’ve got an oil well or a burn pit in the front yard.

The couple is represented by attorneys from a Libertarian nonprofit organization, the Arlington, Virginia-based Institute for Justice, which specializes in privacy rights, school choice and free speech. And, while Gordo had not yet ruled on the matter, both sides said there would likely be an appeal of any decision.

Finally, a victory

This isn’t the first case of its kind. In November 2012 we reported that Orlando, another Florida city, and site of a recent terrorist attack, was attempting to force a resident to get rid of his front yard garden.

According to local reports, Jason Helvingston, who planted a 25 x 25 foot micro-irrigated garden of radishes, wax beans, kale and other veggies, planned to defy the city, saying he didn’t see any problem in trying to grow his own food.

The following January we reported that Jason and his wife, Jennifer, were facing fines of $500 a day if they didn’t dig up their garden. They, too, were represented by the Institute for Justice.

Eventually, Orlando relented [story here].

FBI Doesn’t Want to Let You Know About Your Biometrics

As most of you know, your driver’s license puts you into a global database. It goes like this. The Dept of Motor Vehicles takes a high definition photo of you when you get or renew your license. That pic gets sent to a company called Morphos Trust. They then upload your high definition biometrically calculated (or calculatable) photo to their parent company Safran International. Then Safran sends it on to the IMF, World Bank and Interpol. They will assure that it is all innocent and won’t be used to establish a cashless society. Nice, huh?

Anyway, here is the article I was referencing above:

FBI Wants to Exempt Its Massive Biometric Database from Some Federal Privacy Rules

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The FBI wants to block individuals from knowing if their information is in a massive repository of biometric records, which includes fingerprints and facial scans, if the release of information would “compromise” a law enforcement investigation.

The FBI’s biometric database, known as the “Next Generation Identification System,” gathers a wide scope of information, including palm prints, fingerprints, iris scans, facial and tattoo photographs, and biographies for millions of people.

On Thursday, the Justice Department agency plans to propose the database be exempt from several provisions of the Privacy Act — legislation that requires federal agencies to share information about the records they collect with the individual subject of those records, allowing them to verify and correct them if needed.

Aside from criminals, suspects and detainees, the system includes data from people fingerprinted for jobs, licenses, military or volunteer service, background checks, security clearances, and naturalization, among other government processes.

Letting individuals view their own records, or even the accounting of those records, could compromise criminal investigations or “national security efforts,” potentially revealing a “sensitive investigative technique” or information that could help a subject “avoid detection or apprehension,” the draft posting said.

Another clause requires agencies to keep the records they collect to assure individuals any determination made about them was made fairly. Arguing for an exemption, the FBI posting claimed it is “impossible to know in advance what information is accurate, relevant, timely and complete” for “authorized law enforcement purposes.”

“With time, seemingly irrelevant or untimely information may acquire new significance when new details are brought to light,” the posting said. Information contained in the database could help with “establishing patterns of activity and providing criminal lead.”

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The proposal, open for public comment for a month after it’s officially posted, would set a worrying precedent in which law enforcement has significant leeway to decide what information to collect without informing the subject, according to Jeramie Scott, a national security counsel at the Electronic Privacy Information Center, a research group advocating for digital civil liberties.

In 2014, EPIC won a lawsuit against the FBI, arguing the contracts and technical requirements supporting the Next Generation Identification database be published.

The proposal’s suggestion that data could be used to establish “patterns of activity” was particularly troubling, Scott said.

“We don’t know exactly what that means,” Scott told Nextgov in an interview. “If you have no ability to access the record the FBI has on you, even when you’re not part of an investigation or under investigation, and lo and behold inaccurate information forms a ‘pattern of activity’ that then subjects you to [be] the focus of the FBI, then that’s a problem.”

It’s unclear how many individuals are covered in the database. FBI documents obtained by privacy rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation in 2014 suggested the FBI’s facial recognition component was on track to contain 52 million images by 2015.

FBI did not respond to Nextgov’s request for comment.

Monsanto Announces New Poison For Your Consumption

Monsanto, arguably one of the ten most hated corporations in the world, is going to release a more deadly genetically modified strain for everyone to get sick and or die from. Sometimes I become speechless. The loathing and disgust I feel over altering things that are food and turning them into tertiary or quaternary things that can be swallowed is causing me to feel a little speechless right at the moment. Does their logo have a plant in a coffin?

Here’s an article about their recent bragging:

Monsanto announces new technology to make its GM crops more pest resistant

 The entrance sign is seen at the headquarters of Monsanto in St. Louis, Missouri © Juliette Michel
Monsanto says it has developed breakthrough technology to help make its crops more resistant to bugs and pests. The new techniques will help target insects that have developed resistance to previously genetically modified crops.

The research was conducted by scientists at Harvard University in conjunction with Monsanto. The aim was to try and speed up the process of generating proteins, which have properties that can kill pests.

The team was using PACE (phage-assisted continuous evolution) technology, which is able to eliminate insects that have grown resistant to prior agricultural solutions. The PACE method is 100 times faster than other methods in trying to identify protein with insect killing properties, according to the research team.

“Scientific breakthroughs like PACE technology are key to continue bringing solutions to farmers to help them get more out of every acre,” Tom Adams, vice president of biotechnology at Monsanto said in a press release.

“The remarkable progress that’s been made in applying PACE to agriculture biotechnology is a huge testament to the success that comes when parties work together and collaborate to advance science in a way that can bring long-term benefits to global agriculture.”

The importance of the technique means that the proteins are able to be developed at faster than the insects and pests are able to become resistant.

“It’s a breakthrough in a way we can handle resistance in the future,” Tom Malvar, the head of insect control discovery at Monsanto said, according to the Agriculture journal. “This technology is not limited to insect control. We envision this having broad applications,” he added.

In November, a report by Greenpeace slammed the genetically modified (GM) crop industry, for failing to tackle problems regarding superbugs caused by insects becoming resistant to previously genetically modified crops.

“GM crops can only increase yield by reducing losses to pests in years of high infestation, and this effect is not permanent as pesticide-producing crops lead to resistant ‘superbugs’. GM crop yields have often failed to isolate the effects of GM technology from other factors, or to compare like-for-like farms,” the report stated.

GM corn and soyabeans have given smaller yields in recent years in the US due to pests and weeds becoming resistant to weedkillers used to protect the plants.

In March, the US Department of Agriculture announced its intention to end regulation of Monsanto’s GM corn that is engineered to resist the company’s herbicide, meaning that farmers will now be able to plant the corn strains without permits.

However, the move was slammed by critics, with the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, a nonprofit advocating pro-family farm policies, saying the unregulated process could lead to environmental damage.

“Without a coordinated and thorough evaluation of the full technology package, and a meaningful analysis of impacts, adding yet another new crop/herbicide package will continue adding to the existing harmful effects on herbicides on ecological systems, human health, and farmers’ livelihoods through herbicide drift and non-target crop losses; the widespread increase in herbicide-resistant weeds; and environmental and public health impacts,” the group said in a statement.

In November, protesters took to the streets in hundreds of cities around the world for the 2015 Million Mask March, which saw activists storm the doors of Monsanto in Washington, DC. In May, activists from over 400 cities spoke out against GMOs and Monsanto’s monopoly over the food supply.

Activists accuse the agricultural corporation of selling toxic chemicals, which are bad for people’s health, water supplies, vital crop pollinators and the environment in general. The giant is also criticized for its attitude towards food safety regulations and staunch opposition to GMO labeling. Small farmers blame Monsanto for monopolizing the seed market.

In January, Seattle announced its intention to sue Monsanto over allegations the company polluted the Lower Duwamish River and city drainage pipes, becoming the sixth city to file a lawsuit against the bio-tech giant.

“Long after the dangers of PCBs were widely known, Monsanto continued its practice of protecting its business interests at our expense,” City Attorney Pete Holmes said in a statement. “The City intends to hold Monsanto accountable for the damage its product wreaked on our environment.”

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