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Portugal Legalizes Marijuana-Based Medicines

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Portugal’s parliament overwhelmingly approved a bill on Friday to legalize marijuana-based medicines, after rejecting earlier proposals to allow patients to grow the drug at home. Portugal decriminalized the use of all drugs in 2001 to fight a heroin epidemic, and has legal plantations growing marijuana products for export.  Reuters

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Cannabis Now Firmly Part of Wellness Culture

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Cannabis has been steadily marching into the realm of high-end wellness culture. On Saturday, Gwyneth Paltrow placed it squarely there. Paltrow’s lifestyle brand, Goop, has grown into a wellness juggernaut, touting advice and accessories for alternative healing with its newsletters, e-commerce website, and events—and its seal of approval can catapult a …

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The Lede, Jan. 8, 2018

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The Lede, for Jan. 8, 2018 By David Royse Welcome to tomorrow, today. New industries, ideas, big stories about stuff that you haven’t thought much about, but you should, because it is increasingly going to be part of our world.  Good morning, and welcome to your Monday. State legislators are …

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