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Legal States Push Back Against Threat of Federal Marijuana Enforcement Legal States Push Back Against Threat of Federal Marijuana Enforcement
- April 22, 2017

The federal government's plans for legalizing recreational marijuana has many would-be players looking to carve out a role for themselves in the emerging market, including pharmaceutical distributors who already ship drugs across the country. (more...)
Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species
- April 22, 2017

With Massachusetts and other states having passed laws allowing for medical and recreational marijuana use , support for legalizing the drug is at an all-time high, according to a new poll . The US's growing approval of marijuana could reflect a jump in the amount of Americans who say they've actually tried smoking, vaporizing, or eating marijuana . (more...)
Trump to meet with Italian prime minister
- April 22, 2017

Earlier, President Trump's past comments predicting that other countries will leave the EU after Britain voted to do so rankled European leaders. President Donald Trump turned up the heat on congressional Republicans Thursday, saying he wants them to send him two high-stakes bills next week: one to keep the government open and another to overhaul the health care system. (more...)
Rescued teen showed no anger toward her teacher Rescued teen showed no anger toward her teacher
- April 22, 2017

A TBI plane is supposed to fly the girl back home. He now faces federal and state charges, including one federal count of transportations of a minor across state lines for the goal of criminal sexual intercourse and state charges of sexual contact with a minor and aggravated kidnapping. (more...)
Ex-NFL star Hernandez's family wants death scene evidence preserved
- April 22, 2017

He was serving life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2013 killing of Lloyd. Hernandez was found hanging from a bedsheet Wednesday, days after being acquitted in a 2012 double homicide case. Hernandez's appeal was still pending at the time of his death. A New Bedford Superior Court judge has granted a request from the family of Aaron Hernandez to preserve evidence from the former football player's death investigation. (more...)
Canada is poised to approve a law legalizing marijuana nationwide
- April 22, 2017

They can also share cannabis with each other or buy it as well as cannabis oil and other cannabis products from retailers regulated by Canada's provinces and territories. This is in line with the age recommended by the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation. Regardless of the roller coaster of legality over the last several months, the great white north looks poised to finally end marijuana prohibition by Canada Day 2018, and in theory, nothing is more Canadian than combining ... (more...)
UC Berkeley threatened with lawsuit over Ann Coulter speech
- April 22, 2017

Coulter's rejection potentially sets the stage for another political brawl at Berkeley , where violent protesters forced the cancellation of a speech by former Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos in February. According to The Hollywood Reporter piece that Drudge shared, the university later reversed that decision and are allowing Coulter a platform on campus to share her message. (more...)
Cahill: Chelsea Still Aiming For Domestic Double Cahill: Chelsea Still Aiming For Domestic Double
- April 22, 2017

United will close to within a point of fourth-place Manchester City by beating Burnley on Sunday. Cahill has played in all 32 games to help Chelsea establish a four-point lead at the top of the Premier League with six games remaining. Many current and former pros have been quick to hail Terry's impact in West London over the past 22 years, which could end with him lifting another Premier League and FA Cup crown next month, and Conte admits that waving goodbye to the Englishman this ... (more...)
Hunting for some family fun this Easter weekend?
- April 22, 2017

The adrenaline rushing egg hunt is different from most egg hunts with hunters racing for empty eggs and redeeming an entire bag of candy for them. Lynch added, "Started out, we probably had maybe 30-40 people the first time, and a year ago I think we had over 100 so we're looking today to maybe 100 kids come back again, especially since it is such a pretty day". (more...)
Missing girl returned to Tennessee; father believes she was 'brainwashed' Missing girl returned to Tennessee; father believes she was 'brainwashed'
- April 22, 2017

The teacher, however, acknowledged that the girl was "a really good friend and she does leave her other classes to come see him when she needs someone to calm her down", according to a school report dated January 30 . She appeared fine physically, Lopey said, and there were no signs of trauma. Cummins has been arrested. He said the two stayed at the cabin for two nights with no running water or electricity. (more...)
Human cord blood boosts brains of old mice Human cord blood boosts brains of old mice
- April 22, 2017

In contrast, plasma from older humans didn't help at all, while only a moderate effect was seen with young-adult plasma. Yong reports that a juicy feud is developing between Irina Conboy , who does rejuvenation research at Berkeley, and the Stanford senior author of the new paper , Tony Wyss-Coray. (more...)
Elizabeth Thomas Headed Home to TN Elizabeth Thomas Headed Home to TN
- April 22, 2017

Elizabeth Thomas' father says the road to recovery for his daughter may be hard, but he is just glad she is coming home. Elizabeth was reunited with family and friends. Two loaded handguns were found in the cabin, according to the sheriff's department. KCRA is not naming the girl or showing her photo because she is an alleged victim of sex crimes. (more...)
Spurs no longer the underdogs, says Chelsea's Conte
- April 22, 2017

Nevertheless, Chelsea FC remain the favorites to claim the Premier League title, with their crosstown rivals, and this weekend's semifinal opponent Tottenham Hotspur right on their heels. A year ago they missed this, they are doing it again and are full of great, strong players. "We are talking of the team that maybe in the last five years has won European competitions. (more...)
Modi wishes Andhra Pradesh CM on his 68th birthday Modi wishes Andhra Pradesh CM on his 68th birthday
- April 22, 2017

Tulluru police say that a case has been registered against Ravi Kiran under section 67 of the IT Act (punishment for publishing or obscene material in electronic form) based on a complained has been filed a TDP functionary. "When there were several seniors and experienced people in the TDP, Naidu has given cabinet berth to his son, who can not speak proper Telugu and does not differentiate between Vardhanti and Jayanti (death and birth anniversaries)", she said. (more...)
5 things to know about Ottawa's new cannabis legislation
- April 22, 2017

The news that Canada was soon going to announce the law was noticed online last month by Snoop Dogg, who tweeted "Oh Canada!" "Today's plan to legalize, strictly regulate and restrict access to cannabis will put an end to this", said Bill Blair, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice. (more...)
Italian court rules cellphone use linked to tumor Italian court rules cellphone use linked to tumor
- April 22, 2017

The legal reasoning behind the ruling, which was issued by a court in the northern city of Ivrea last month but only made public on Thursday, is expected to be released in the coming weeks. The Italian businessman added he doesn't wish to disparage mobile phone use but rather hopes his case will help raise awareness about the possible health consequences of extended cell phone use. (more...)
School district throws Charter School under the bus School district throws Charter School under the bus
- April 22, 2017

Hamilton County Schools Interim Superintendent Kirk Kelly has presented the board with a budget that asks for $33.5 million in additional revenue, which he says is needed to boost student outcomes. I have nothing to do with the board. Chastain said the district can not provide more support unless the school were under its jurisdiction, which it is not. (more...)
West Virginia governor signs medical marijuana bill West Virginia governor signs medical marijuana bill
- April 22, 2017

Rahul Gupta the State Health Officer and Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Resources' Bureau for Public Health. "It is a hard, not an undoable task between balancing the needs of individuals to get relief in a compassionate way with the existing literature and science", he said. (more...)
Missing Tennessee student found near cabin in a remote part of California
- April 22, 2017

But the girl has not been able to speak with her family yet because she is in "too remote" of a location to do so, Thomas family attorney Jason Whatley said. Friday, March 17: The TBI added Cummins to its top 10 most wanted list. As of March 14 - the day after Cummins and Thomas disappeared - Amber Alerts had been issued in Tennessee and Alabama and Cummins was sacked by the school system. (more...)
Baristas Are Having Meltdowns Over Starbucks's Unicorn Frappuccino Baristas Are Having Meltdowns Over Starbucks's Unicorn Frappuccino
- April 22, 2017

But if you stir it then it becomes pink, tangy and tart, Starbucks says. It is finished with vanilla whipped cream and a sprinkle of more unidentifiable pink dust. Yet as photos of the drink make their way across the internet, the question remains - how does the beverage taste? A Reddit forum for Starbucks baristas is full of complaints about the Unicorn Frappuccino , as the Washington Post noted. (more...)

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