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2007-06-20 06:00:10

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. _ I was happy to see the label "poisonous" on the plant Brugmansia when I visited a garden center in the other day. I applaud them for letting the public know _ especially shoppers who have curious small children or pets. Little is written about poisonous plants, so people are always hearing and questioning the safety of many plants. You'll learn what plant parts irritate your mouth or skin and which ones cause more serious reactions in the "Handbook of Poisonous and...

2006-02-21 10:32:09

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. followers of a small Brazilian-based religion can import and use hallucinogenic tea in their ceremonies, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday in a case pitting religious freedom against federal drug laws. The top court in an opinion written by new Chief Justice John Roberts rejected the U.S. government's effort to stop the importation and use of sacramental hoasca tea by the New Mexican branch of the religion called O Centro Espirita Beneficiente...

2006-02-21 10:39:30

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. followers of a small Brazilian-based religion can import and use hallucinogenic tea in their ceremonies, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday in a case pitting religious freedom against federal drug laws. The top court in an opinion written by new Chief Justice John Roberts rejected the U.S. government's effort to stop the importation and use of sacramental hoasca tea by the New Mexican branch of the religion called O Centro Espirita Beneficiente...

2005-11-01 15:05:00

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several U.S. Supreme Court members appeared supportive on Tuesday of allowing New Mexican followers of a small Brazilian-based religion to legally use hallucinogenic tea as a sacrament, a case that pits drug laws against those protecting religious freedoms. During arguments about sacramental hoasca tea, several justices said the federal government already has made an exception by allowing peyote use by Native American churches. "You can make an exception...