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How Cannabis Ingredient CBD Could Help Tackle the Opioid Crisis 21.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"This study is incredibly important, as it shows us that there are drugs available to treat the opioid crisis," an expert told Newsweek.
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Q&A: How Bogotá is Harnessing Leadership to Redefine Road Safety and Save Lives 10.5.2019 THE CITY FIX
This week, the United Nations celebrates the fifth iteration of its Global Road Safety Week with the theme of leadership. The topic highlights the role that elected leaders have in enforcing and implementing road safety goals at the national and ...
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‘Fortnite’ 9.0 Adds New Map & Combat Shotgun - Patch Notes 9.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“Fortnite” update 9.0 is live with big changes for Season 9. Check out the new map, and learn about the Combat Shotgun in the patch notes.
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Denver voters consider the next frontier in decriminalizing drugs: magic mushrooms 6.5.2019 LA Times: Nation

Justin was 6 years old when the seriousness of his creeping mental illness became apparent. One day he set aside an entire page in his diary and wrote: “I want to die.”

He was eventually put on medication for bipolar disorder. His symptoms worsened into his 20s and 30s, and he became dependent...

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Weed Users Find Drug Can Boost Workout Motivation: Study 3.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
New study shines light on the impact of cannabis on exercise.
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Alabama Man Allegedly Raped, Injured Girl, 5: 'This Is One Sick Bastard' 30.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The bond for Steven Sarandon Barnes has been set at over $10 million and prosecutors want him to be sentenced to life in prison.
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Shootings by police in Denver suburbs more than triple over four years while incidents in the city remain level 28.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Shootings by law enforcement in Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, Broomfield and Jefferson counties have increased from six in 2015 to 22 in 2018 while police shootings in Denver and Aurora have remained level or declined.
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14 Percent of WA Drivers Test Positive for THC 25.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Consumers need to know that cannabis products can be impairing. If someone is feeling the effects of cannabis, they should not drive," the study co-author told Newsweek.
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UnitedHealth clients needed more mental health care; United said no 22.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A federal judge in a California class action suit says Twin Cities-based UnitedHealth Group wrongly refused to pay mental health treatment costs for tens of thousands of customers. The judge said the insurer restricted coverage to protect its bottom line.
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Stoner Flicks and Shows to Binge on 420 20.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Kick back and blaze up.
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Treat Yourself To These 4/20 Staples 19.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
For all of your 4/20 needs.
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L.A. sues unlicensed pot dispensary, alleging it sold pesticide-tainted marijuana 17.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

An unlicensed South L.A. cannabis dispensary was selling products sprayed with a dangerous pesticide, according to a lawsuit announced Wednesday that is part of a broad crackdown on illegal marijuana sales in Los Angeles.

The dispensary, Kush Club 20, was selling cannabis sprayed with paclobutrazol,...

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‘League of Legends’ 9.8 Patch Notes 16.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The latest League of Legends 9.8 patch changes some of the numbers behind the champions and items that have been dominating the meta.
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Colorado issues public health advisory after pesticide found on certain marijuana products 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Business
The advisory cited "potentially unsafe pesticide residue" on marijuana flower, trim, concentrates, and infused-products cultivated by Mile High Medical LLC dba MMJ America Uptown.
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Cannabis for Morning Sickness Could Affect Baby's Brain 9.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Using marijuana during pregnancy would not be a wise choice," commented the co-author of the study.
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MN Health: Medical marijuana eases cancer treatment symptoms for some 8.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new Minnesota study of more than 1,000 patients supports evidence that medical marijuana may help reduce the severity of nausea, pain, insomnia and other side effects associated with cancer and its treatment, the state Health Department says.
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Smoking pot vs. tobacco: What science says about lighting up 7.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
As more states make it legal to smoke marijuana, some government officials, researchers and others worry what that might mean for one of the country's biggest public health successes : curbing cigarette smoking.
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CBD is getting buzz, but does it work? And is it legal? 6.4.2019 Denver Post: Business
With CBD showing up everywhere, U.S. regulators announced Tuesday they are exploring ways the marijuana extract could be used legally in foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics.
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Trump Is About to Make the Pork Industry Responsible for Inspecting Itself 5.4.2019 Mother Jones
Next time you tuck into pork chop or a carnitas-filled burrito, spare a thought for the people who work the kill line at hog slaughterhouses. Meatpacking workers incur injury and illness at 2.5 times the national average; and repetitive-motion conditions at a rate nearly seven times as high as that of other private industries. Much has […]
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Pork industry to gain power over inspections 3.4.2019 LA Times: Business

The Trump administration plans to shift much of the power and responsibility for food safety inspections in hog plants to the pork industry as early as May, cutting the number of federal inspectors by about 40% and replacing them with plant employees.

Under the proposed new inspection system, the...

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