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Minnesota voter guide: Where the 6th District candidates stand on the issues 17.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer is campaigning for re-election in Minnesota's 6th Congressional District, with Democrat Ian Todd aiming to flip the district for the DFL. Here are the candidates' positions on major issues.
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Growing hemp and CBD oil industry face legal uncertainty 17.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
A supplement called CBD oil is being touted as a treatment for conditions like anxiety, but farmers and manufacturers are hoping for legal clarifications of its status from the federal and state governments.
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Minnesota voter guide: Where the 7th District candidates stand on the issues 16.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
For the second time, incumbent Democrat Rep. Collin Peterson will face off with Republican candidate Dave Hughes for the 7th District seat.
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Minnesota voter guide: Where the 4th District candidates stand on the issues 16.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Democrat Rep. Betty McCollum, who's been in Congress for 18 years, faces the same challengers she did in 2016: Republican Greg Ryan and Susan Pendergast Sindt with the Legal Marijuana Now party. Here's where they stand on the issues.
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Who'll replace Franken? Minn. special Senate race voter guide 16.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Democrat Sen. Tina Smith, appointed to fill Al Franken's vacated seat, is facing a challenge from Republican Karin Housley and two minor party candidates.
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Voter guide: Minnesota attorney general candidates on the issues 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Three candidates are running in Minnesota's open attorney general race: Democrat Keith Ellison, Republican Doug Wardlow and Noah Johnson of the Grassroots-Legal Cannabis Now party.
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Can 'Nova' showing us what brains really look like on drugs change the way we see addiction? 13.10.2018 News
PBS series tries to fight stigma with science with a hard but hopeful look at addiction and how to treat it.
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Minnesota voter guide: Where the U.S. Senate candidates stand on the issues 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Incumbent Sen. Amy Klobuchar is running for re-election against state Rep. Jim Newberger, the Republican-endorsed candidate, Green Party candidate Paula Overby and Dennis Schuller of the Legal Marijuana Now Party. Here's where they stand on the issues.
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Minnesota voter guide: 8th District congressional candidates on the issues 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Minnesota's 8th District is one of the most hotly contested congressional races in the country. Here's where the candidates stand on the issues.
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Here's how Safehouse, Philly's proposed safe-injection site, will operate 8.10.2018 News
With the incorporation of Safehouse, a new non-profit whose aim is to open the city's first safe-injection site, here's what you need to know about how a site might work here in Philly.
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Marijuana dispensary opens next week in Elkins Park 29.9.2018 News
In Elkins Park, owner Steve O has refurbished a former marketing business at 8003 Old York Road, refaced the building, updated the interior to create a spa-like environment, and installed a mural by Philadelphia graffiti artist GlossBlack in the new waiting room.
Two dead, dozens sickened from weekend overdoses in Philly 24.9.2018 News
While test results are pending, officials believe a combination of heroin or fentanyl and the synthetic cannabinoid K2 were involved, according to an email alert from the Department of Health.
'Why not me?' Great-grandmas in New Jersey are getting on board with medical marijuana. 19.9.2018 News
Great-grandmas and grandpas who use cannabis as medicine are few, but their numbers are rising. Most of their peers are skeptical, making it a difficult choice.
Almost one in 11 U.S. tweens and teens vape cannabis 17.9.2018 Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Roughly one in 11 American middle and high school students have used cannabis in e-cigarettes, a study suggests.
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Ticket to ride: Pot sellers put seniors on the canna-bus 17.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Marijuana dispensaries are reaching out to seniors seeking help with the aches and pains of aging. They're discovering an array of products, and some interesting side effects.
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Want to be healthier? Pick up the pace 13.9.2018 News
Everyone knows that walking is one of the best exercises for health, which is why physicians regularly recommend 150 minutes a week. But that's a measure of volume. What about walking speed? Does that make a difference?
Hospital stays for heroin overdoses in Pa. spike, especially among Hispanics 12.9.2018 News
In 2016, white non-Hispanic residents had the highest hospitalization rate for heroin overdoses in the state. But by 2017, Hispanic Pennsylvanians were being admitted to hospitals for heroin overdoses more often than white or black residents.
What's the evidence that supervised drug injection sites save lives? 8.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Proposals in several cities to offer drug users access to a safe space to consume drugs have caused a political stir, but what do we really know about the effectiveness of safe injection sites?
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The crystal meth crisis: Addiction in America goes beyond opioids | Opinion 8.9.2018 News
The development of America's opioid addiction and the havoc it wreaks on our lives and communities mimics the meth crisis just a few decades earlier.
Medical marijuana costs too much for Pa. mom who fought for her daughter's epilepsy treatment 29.8.2018 News
Even as medical marijuana gains acceptance in more states, it is still illegal under federal law and not approved by the FDA, which means it's not covered by insurance. So patients who want the treatment must pay for it out of pocket and those who can't afford to, go without.
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