September 18, 2015
Reads of the Week
A Top Chef Winner’s Pot Dinner– Ooh la la. Weed is becoming so high brow these days. I dig it.
Road Fatalities in Colorado have Plummeted Since Marijuana Was Legalized. – An easy to understand article on why marijuana and driving laws are a totally un-researched.
The problem with these criticisms is that we can test only for the presence of marijuana metabolites, not for inebriation. Metabolites can linger in the body for days after the drug’s effects wear off — sometimes even for weeks. Because we all metabolize drugs differently (and at different times and under different conditions), all that a positive test tells us is that the driver has smoked pot at some point in the past few days or weeks.
Vaccine Issue Arises at Republican Debate, to Doctors Dismay. Yup. We’ve got an uneducated anti-vaxxer running for the white house. SHAMEFUL.
Men With Handsome Sons Tend to Be More attractive to women Ah, no wonder I fell for my old man husband.
Synthetic versions of THC are available in pill form under brand names like Marinol and Cesamet; they are generally used to treat nausea, vomiting and loss of appetite caused by H.I.V. infection orcancer chemotherapy. Genetically modified yeast could make THC in a cheaper and more streamlined way than traditional chemical synthesis.
Dunblane was an elementary school shooting in Great Britain that rocked the country and ushered in new laws banning all personal firearms and thus eliminating almost completely mass shootings in their country. It happened years before Sandy Hook and is very interesting to see how two very different countries can approach the same type of tragedy.
This Weekend Try: Green Crack
Got a project this weekend? Need to spruce up the house for Fall? Green Crack is a masterful punch in the head that will get you buzzing with activity.