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Business as Usual Will Not Save the Planet
Hbr.org

A plan to meet the UN’s sustainable development goals. more…

Ottawa's strict restrictions on edible cannabis products will feed the black market, critics say - The Globe and Mail
The Globe And Mail

Ottawa's strict restrictions on edible cannabis products will feed the black market, critics say The Globe and Mail Canadians can expect tight supply when cannabis edibles become legal mid-December, officials say CBC News What the cannabis industry is saying … more…

A Community Within a Community
Theatlantic.com

During our years of reporting for Our Towns, I’ve visited YMCAs all across the country. My quest began as a… more…

Magnesium and Major Depression
Nih.gov

The treatment of major depression (MD) is still a major unmet medical need in the majority of patients. Sixty percent of cases of MD are treatment-resistant depression (TRD), showing that classical treatments for MD are poorly effective to non-effective. Magn… more…

Hitting snooze confuses your brain more than waking up
Popsci.com

To sleep or to snooze? You probably know the answer, but you don’t prefer it. Most of us probably use the snooze function on our alarm clocks at some point in our lives. Just a few more minutes under the covers, a time to gather our thoughts, right? more…

London Markets: FTSE 100 retreats as crude oil slump weighs on commodity-heavy benchmark
Marketwatch.com

London’s main stock benchmark head lower Wednesday as renewed doubts over a U.S.-Sino trade deal and slumping crude-oil prices undercut global risk appetite. more…

Juul faces House investigation over teen e-cigarette use
Engadget

Juul is facing even more heat over concerns that it's contributing to teen vaping. The House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy has opened an investigation into the "youth e-cigarette epidemic" that could determine if Juul had marketed its... more…

*The Great Cauldron: A History of Southeastern Europe*, by Marie-Janine Calic
Marginalrevolution.com

This book is perhaps the best general overview of its chosen subject area. One part I enjoyed were the discussions of how much the Balkans once had numerous transport hubs for Europe, Belgrade being one but not the only example: Thessaloniki was among the cit… more…

Man accused of burning black Louisiana churches charged with federal hate crimes
Vox.com

The federal charges against Holden James Matthews come two months after the churches received more than $2 million in donations. more…

Sharpton and de Blasio clash over menthols
Politico

Advocates, public health officials, the mayor and first lady Chirlane McCray have vocally advocated for Council bill Intro 1345. more…

They Introduced The World To Songs Of Slavery. It Almost Broke Them
Topic.com

The Jubilee Singers were a global sensation. But an aggressive touring schedule would leave the young performers exhausted, underpaid, and in some cases, dead. more…

The Bears at 100: Cheers and a Few Tears
Si.com

Nostalgia mixed with melancholy at a celebration of Chicago’s centennial NFL season. more…

The Best Albums of 2019 (So Far)
Highsnobiety.com

Time’s arrow marches ever forward and here we are, already halfway through 2019 and in a prime position to start humming and hawing over which of the year’s releases we will herald as the very best in six months’ time. Blessedly, we are a ways away from havin… more…

The Art of the Possible at Havana’s Bienal
Nybooks.com

The Cuban government, which regularly arrests artists and journalists, also expected to welcome a record-breaking 5.1 million tourists this year. Cuba’s leaders are well aware that cultural capital is one of their nation’s major assets. Rage, pain, and dissen… more…

A Muckraker’s Progress
Nybooks.com

Seymour Hersh has been the premier American investigative reporter of the last half-century. In the late 1960s his articles helped inspire a partly successful campaign to abolish America’s arsenal of chemical and biological weapons. His 1969 exposé of the My … more…

At Emporio Armani, Olympian Effort
Businessoffashion.com

The collection reverberated with an energetic lightness, but it’s time for the ugly sneakers trend to end. more…

High Blood Pressure at Doctor's Could Signal Danger
Webmd.com

People who had untreated “white-coat hypertension” had double the risk of dying from heart disease or stroke compared with people with normal blood pressure. more…

Unrest in Memphis; 36 officers, deputies injured after marshals kill fugitive...
Ajc.com

Unrest in Memphis; 36 officers, deputies injured after marshals kill fugitive... (Third column, 13th story, link ) Related stories: Police on high alert... Advertise here more…

Why Much-Maligned Cronos Group Could Be a Sleeping Giant
Fool.com

While many are hating on Cronos Group, one analyst thinks the company is poised to be a big winner in the U.S. more…

The Best Cannabis Stock to Buy in June
Fool.com

This industry leader can help you earn a marijuana-fueled fortune. more…