Mary Pascaline

Colorado Sold Cannabis Worth $1 Billion in First 10 Months of 2016

Two years after legalizing the use of marijuana in the state, Colorado’s cannabis shops hit a new milestone. In the first 10 months of 2016, weed stores in the state have reached $1 billion in legal, regulated sales of the drug. According to the October data from the Colorado’s Department of Revenue, the state, which was…

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Nicolas Sarkozy Proposes Carbon Tax on U.S. Goods - If Trump Pulls Out of Paris Climate Deal

Former French President Nicholas Sarkozy suggested Europe impose a carbon tax on all U.S. products if President-elect Donald Trump pulled the country out of the Paris climate change agreement. Over 100 countries have ratified the 2015 Paris deal to curb carbon emissions in an effort to tackle climate change. Trump, a climate change denier, promised to…

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Tobacco, Not Pot, Increases Birth Risks, Study Says

Researchers found that smoking marijuana during pregnancy doesn’t increase the risk of adverse birth outcomes like preterm birth or the birth of a baby with low weight. However, the findings do not encourage or condone marijuana use when pregnant. The review published Thursday in the Obstetrics & Gynecology journal analyzed data from 31 studies comprising a…

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