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Colorado companies hope to tap infused beverage craze

When Coca-Cola publicly announces it is sizing up business opportunities in a specific industry, people tend to take notice.That was the case with in mid September, when Coke — the world̵… Source: Colorado companies hope to tap infused beverage craze

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The legal marijuana farm set to supply medical cannabis to the UK | London Evening Standard

This is one of the marijuana farms set to supply cannabis-based products for medicinal purposes to the UK. Groundbreaking legislation that came into effect on November 1 means that specialist UK doctors are now able to prescribe cannabis-based products, such as CBD oil, to patients. Source: The legal marijuana farm set to supply medical cannabis […]

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Marijuana: State chief addresses local licensing concerns | The Fresno Bee

California is poised to enact regulations to govern commercial marijuana businesses in the state. But not all of the rules proposed since Proposition 64 was passed two years ago sit well with cities and counties. Source: Marijuana: State chief addresses local licensing concerns | The Fresno Bee

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Utah becomes latest state to legalize medical marijuana – CBS News

Utah will be on the list of more than 30 states allowing patients legal access to medical marijuana Source: Utah becomes latest state to legalize medical marijuana – CBS News

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Unethical Campaign comparing people with Down’s syndrome to endangered animals sparks controversy | The Independent

A campaign comparing people with Down’s syndrome to endangered animals such as rhinos, pandas and polar bears has stirred a huge debate online, with some describing the concept as “tone deaf”. The campaign has been launched by the Canadian Down’s Syndrome Society in order to raise awareness of the issues that people with Down’s syndrome […]

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Parent Advocates? Unethical Campaign … | Controversial Down syndrome ad highlights important issue, advocates say CBC News

A new ad campaign by the Canadian Down Syndrome Society that features people with genetic disorder in animal costumes and asks that they be added to the endangered species list is getting mixed reviews, but it’s also drawing attention to an important issue, advocates say. Source: Controversial Down syndrome ad highlights important issue, advocates say […]

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Woman with Down’s syndrome forced to wait NINE hours for ambulance – Teesside Live

Christine Judge, 51, waited in agony at her sister’s South Bank home on Thursday despite a number of calls to the NHS 111 number Source: Woman with Down’s syndrome forced to wait NINE hours for ambulance – Teesside Live