Man in Wheelchair Shot Dead by Police in Delaware

A Wilmington, Delaware man, 28-year-old Jeremy McDole, was shot to death by police. According to AOL/Newsy, police in Wilmington responded to a 911 call that reported a man shot himself and was armed with a handgun. Police claim that a gun was found next to his body after they shot him. Police say they fired shots at McDole when he refused to put his hands up and reached into his waist to remove the firearm. His mother said he was unarmed and there is video footage of the incident, like many police involved shootings, on YouTube.

Food, Health and John/Jane Doe can Connect on New Social Network

FoodNiche.me

The Mankato Gazette reports that a new website has launched and its goals are to make the exchange of ideas, information, support and fun from food, diet and nutrition. The creators of FoodNiche.me gathered highly regarded research from studies in nutrition and behavioral psychology and social science to create a platform for engaging and informing people on healthy eating habits.

Seattle Mayor Wants to Close Many Dispensaries

Seattle

Politics is still the big white rhino in the room as far as marijuana is concerned. More than a year since the establishment of one of the first recreational marijuana use laws in the United States, along with Colorado, Washington has almost 100 cannabis dispensaries in the city.

5 Great Online Printing and Mailing Resources to Check Out

Mail tools

Printing and mailing may seem irrelevant or old school to the modern consumer, but in the business world mailing and printing are very much widely in fashion. Check out this list of online tools and resources that may be of use to your organization.
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What is the Medical Marijuana Industry Worth?

The medical cannabis industry is growing. It is still in its infancy, even though the unregulated market is already a multibillion dollar black market trade dominated by criminal organizations and domestic citizens combined. Those on the medical end of it are trying hard to legitimize and thanks to a supportive public, efforts are working in their favor as more and more states begin to pass their own versions of medical marijuana legislation or recreational use laws.

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How Do Marijuana Dispensaries Work?

Medical marijuana is a tricky term. It is used for medicinal purposes and state laws have it set up that way, however, because the drug remains classified a class 1 narcotic under federal law doctors are prohibited from actually prescribing it and pharmacies are prohibited from supplying it. This is despite the fact that the drug has shown very positive results in treating many medical ailments for human beings. It actually used to be dealt over the counter in the early 1900s.

How Does the Medical Marijuana Industry Work?

Marijuana

A piece of cannabis bud, well-cured (i.e. dried slowly following a specific procedure), home-grown in Finland. Strain: Sweet tooth. Wikimedia Creative Commons image

Justice Dept and Holder Say Ferguson Police and Courts Racist

Ferguson, Missouri City Hall

The United States Department of Justice and its chief, Eric Holder, released statements on the completion of a probing investigation of the internal workings of the Ferguson, Missouri police and courts, of which the federal agency said had racist tendencies and bias. The federal investigation also cleared the officer, Darren Wilson, who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in the mainly African American suburb of St. Louis.
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Wearable Tech Moves Into Medical Device Territory

wearable tech in healthcare could prevent this one day

This week, crowdfunding site Indiegogo released news of "the world's first pain relief" wearable, positioning wearable tech to become a major player in the medical device category, new territory for the new tech phenomenon of wearable technology.
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FDA Approved Deadly Superbug Devices

FDA superbug fiasco

Photo: University of Dhaka, Department of Microbiology in 2007

It has been reported that at least two deaths are believed to have stemmed from faulty devices used in a UCLA hospital and that the United States Food & Drug Administration knew of the deadly risks and did nothing to order a fix to the problem.

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