Canada Moves Toward Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana legalization advocates in Canada who oppose an arbitrary driving limit for THC should be in contact with lawmakers and Prime Minister Trudeau to ask them to avoid setting a specific limit for THC as their proposal would do. Trudeau himself ... More..

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United Kingdom early election: Under-fire Corbyn goes on the front foot

President Putin would welcome "gutless, feeble" Jeremy Corbyn as the next prime minister because he would weaken Britain as a military power, the defence secretary said today. "But things can, and they will, ch...More..

Minnesota police department's 420 tweet turns out to be big, big hit
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Minnesota police department's 420 tweet turns out to be big, big hit

On this notorious "weed holiday", the department's Twitter account tweeted a photo of an officer with a net spying on a treasure trove of typical "munchie" treats like Cheetos, White Castle and Mountain Dew. Th...More..

Cannabidiol Cuts Seizures in LGS Patients
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Cannabidiol Cuts Seizures in LGS Patients

Anup Patel at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Dr. Patel and team chose to explore this association further by conducting a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial that assessed the effect of cannabidiol on pat...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Bill O'Reilly show axed amid sexual harassment scandal

Yet, that wasn't enough to save his job; the company said Wednesday that 21st Century Fox and O'Reilly "agreed" that he wouldn't return. The 67-year-old, denied a chance to say goodbye to his Fox viewers, d...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

$13 a pack? NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in US

One of the bills proposed will raise the minimum price for packs of cigarettes and "little cigars" in the city from $10.50 to $13, and will also impose a 10 percent tax on all other tobacco products for the fir...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

UK parliament votes in favor of early national election

If Britain were to stick with the next scheduled general election date, May 2020, "the negotiations would reach their most hard and sensitive stage just as an election was looming on the horizon", May said...More..

City of Buffalo giving away free trees
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

City of Buffalo giving away free trees

Children younger than 13 need to be accompanied by an adult. "It's a long-term investment when we plant a tree", he explained. The Lawrence Township Shade Tree Advisory Committee will conduct an Arbor Day c...More..

Fresno gunman gave blow-by-blow account of triple killing
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Fresno gunman gave blow-by-blow account of triple killing

One man had just started a new job with the gas company and was riding in a utility truck. Muhammad is a convicted felon on previous drug charges and will be charged with illegal possession of a firearm, as Cal...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Former Tottenham boss appointed Birmingham City manager

Gianfranco Zola has resigned as Birmingham City manager following Monday's home defeat by fellow Championship strugglers Burton Albion. Redknapp's most recent managerial role was taking charge of two matches ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Sarin or similar used in Idlib: watchdog

Turkish and British tests also have concluded that sarin or a substance similar to the deadly nerve agent was used in the Idlib attack. British Foreign Secretary Johnson was on Tuesday briefing MPs on the...More..

Xcel named top utility wind provider for the 12th straight year
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Xcel named top utility wind provider for the 12th straight year

According to the 2016 annual market report, wind now pays over US$ 245 million per year in land-lease payments to local landowners, often farmers and ranchers. Expanding wind farms continues to largely bene...More..

Gov. Abbott Signals Support For 'Bathroom Bill' From Texas House
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Gov. Abbott Signals Support For 'Bathroom Bill' From Texas House

He also said this is the first time in more than 30 years that the Texas Legislature has the chance to fix the school finance system. It won't be long before we're going to lose the system. McMaster repeated ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn vows to tackle 'rigged system' in battle with 'Establishment'

She said it would be "destabilising". He said Mrs May's U-turn on her previous insistence that she would not call a snap election showed she could not be trusted. "I want a Labour government that isn't closin...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

NYC Plans To Raise Cigarette Prices To Highest In Nation

The city now has about 900,000 smokers, including about 15,000 youths. There would also be a tax on other tobacco products. Council Member Fernando Cabrera, who introduced the bill to create the licensing r...More..

Ex-EMT charged, accused of not responding to emergency call
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Ex-EMT charged, accused of not responding to emergency call

Another EMT unit was dispatched to the location. Though the dispatcher pleaded with the 45-year-old to help the baby, mLive reported that another ambulance arrived and transported Wright-Trussel to a hospit...More..

Questions abound in aftermath of National Football League star Hernandez's death
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Questions abound in aftermath of National Football League star Hernandez's death

The sudden death of the one-time $40 million pass-catcher was all the more surprising given its timing. He was found not guilty for the July 2012 double-murder of Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreu outside a Bo...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Fox sacks Bill O'Reilly amid harassment storm

The fill-in host instead closed Wednesday's broadcast with a tribute to O'Reilly, failing to mention that the disgraced host stands accused of sexually harassing at least five women. It's unclear if Fox wil...More..

Marks & Spencer to close six stores
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Marks & Spencer to close six stores

It said if the six stores were closed all 380 employees affected would be guaranteed redeployment at a nearby store. The stores earmarked for closure are in Portsmouth, Slough, Warrington, and Wokingham, alon...More..

Aaron Hernandez found dead in prison with Bible verse written across forehead
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Aaron Hernandez found dead in prison with Bible verse written across forehead

Prison officials say he was found hanged in his cell early Wednesday in a high-security prison in MA. He appears to have hanged himself by attaching a bed sheet to the window of his single cell. In Dorchester...More..