Canada has officially legalized marijuana for all adults

  1. Canada has officially legalized marijuana for all adults  Business Insider
  2. It’s Legal. In Canada, Recreational Marijuana Gets Green Light  NPR
  3. Without proper health precautions, Canada’s pot legalization could go up in smoke  Washington Post
  4. Reefer Madness: Marijuana’s journey from hippies to suits  The Globe and Mail
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Three infants, two adults stabbed at daycare center in New York City

Three infants, two adults stabbed at daycare center in New York CityA female worker at a daycare center in a private home in New York City stabbed three infants and two adults early on Friday, injuring one child seriously, and then cut her own wrists, police said. The incident occurred at the home in the borough of Queens at about 3:30 a.m. EDT, a spokesman for the New York City Police Department said. One of the infants was in serious condition at a local hospital.


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Why are young adults wasting so much food? Study looks at perceptions and food behaviors

Researchers wanted to get a better idea why 18- to 24-year-olds, especially college students, have a higher tendency to waste food, and how their residence type — on or off campus — plays a role. Findings show that during the transitionary time of young adulthood, many of the food management behaviors that might prevent food waste haven’t been learned yet or haven’t been necessary.
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Medicaid expansion states see rise in coverage for low income adults with substance use disorders

The percentage of low-income Americans with substance use disorders who were uninsured declined more sharply in states that chose to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act versus states that did not, according to a new study. The percentage of low-income residents with substance use disorders without coverage decreased from 34 percent in 2013 to 20 percent in 2015 within states that had implemented Medicaid expansion — or expansion states — compared to 45 percent to 39 percent in non-expansion states.
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