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Illegal Marijuana Market Is Thriving in USA Amid Legalization of Weed – Rolling Stone

Experts estimate that at least 30 percent of cannabis grown in legal states is being diverted to the illicit market. Source: Illegal Marijuana Market Is Thriving in USA Amid Legalization of Weed – Rolling Stone

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Street Art for Book Lovers: Dutch Artists Paint Massive Bookcase Mural on the Side of a Building | Open Culture

Bookcases are a great ice breaker for those who love to read.What relief those shelves offer ill-at ease partygoers… even when you don’t know a soul in the room, there’s always a chance you’ll bond with a fellow guest over one of your hosts’ titles. Source: Street Art for Book Lovers: Dutch Artists Paint Massive […]

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Plant versus Dog. – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

I have a soft spot for this particular plant. My mum had it in a container in her little garden. After her stroke she couldn’t get into the garden that often to water it. It looked lonely. Th… Source: Plant versus Dog. – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and […]

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‘Our vision, I suppose, is that every autistic person can be accepted as they are’

We spoke to Inspirefest 2019 speaker Adam Harris about his organisation AsIAm and the work it does to help autistic people in Ireland. Source: ‘Our vision, I suppose, is that every autistic person can be accepted as they are’

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Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness

The Quest For the Roots of Autism — and What It Says About Us All – The Crux

The more researchers look, the more multifaceted the risk factors appear — and the more we learn about how the brain works and develops Source: The Quest For the Roots of Autism — and What It Says About Us All – The Crux

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My Tae kwon do Black Belt Changed My Life as an Autistic Woman | SELF

It helps me cope with the challenges of my autism. Source: My Tae kwon do Black Belt Changed My Life as an Autistic Woman | SELF

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Elburn family sues school district, bus company for alleged mistreatment of autistic child | abc7chicago.com

An Elburn family is suing their school district and a bus company after they say their autistic child was threatened with physical harm by his aides while riding to and from school. And they say you can hear it it all on tape. Source: Elburn family sues school district, bus company for alleged mistreatment of […]