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Cannabis users may need more anesthesia for surgery – Reuters

(Reuters Health) – People who regularly use cannabis may need more than twice the usual dose of anesthesia for surgery, a U.S. study suggests. Source: Cannabis users may need more anesthesia for surgery – Reuters

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Cannabis-Themed Beverages Go Mainstream

Cannabis culture continues to step into the mainstream by way of adult beverages. In time for this 4/20, Four Loko is releasing a hemp-flavored malt beverage, engineered to incorporate the distinct flavor of marijuana. Source: Cannabis-Themed Beverages Go Mainstream

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No Shocker: Cannabis Industry Remains Male Stronghold, Says New Report

Like many other industries, a notable characteristic of the legal cannabis sector is the dearth of women in leadership roles. Based on a study by cannabis recruiting platform Vangst, the invisibility of women in top-tier roles continues to be an unfortunate reality. Source: No Shocker: Cannabis Industry Remains Male Stronghold, Says New Report

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With the mainstreaming of cannabis, there’s also new etiquette to get familiar with. – SFChronicle.com

As cannabis legalization continues to spread in the United States, old stereotypes of uncouth stoners and burnouts are on the decline. Nouveau “potheads” are less like old Cheech and Chong routines and more like … your neighbors. With the mainstreaming of everything from cannabis delivery services, apps and designer head shops to the phenomenon that is CBD, there’s also new etiquette […]

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If You Use Weed, It Could Take Twice As Much Anesthesia to Sedate You

Like with all drugs we take, there are good and bad effects that come with cannabis. But a new study out Monday suggests that one of these bad side effects could be a strange tolerance to anesthesia. It found that Colorado residents who regularly use cannabis needed up to twice as many powerful sedatives before […]

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Dinowitz decries Holocaust/anti-vaxxer ties | The Riverdale Press | riverdalepress.com

The fight to push for removing religious exemptions from required vaccines and immunizations has already brought God into the fight — but now it seems to be pulling in the Holocaust as well. Source: Dinowitz decries Holocaust/anti-vaxxer ties | The Riverdale Press | riverdalepress.com

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The anti-government ideas fueling anti-vaxxers – The Washington Post

Vaccine promotion requires restoring in faith in government as well as science. Source: The anti-government ideas fueling anti-vaxxers – The Washington Post