During the height of the 2008 election, Howard Zinn aptly summarized our every-four-year trip to the political Mt. Sinai. He noted, “...we have all been brought up to believe that voting is crucial in determining our destiny, that the most important act a citizen can engage in is to go to the polls…” Zinn’s more significant point was to lay bare the act of voting as a golden calf forged by the American populace.
You may be familiar with the old recovery cliche, “getting sober is easy; staying sober is hard.” Navigating your new life alone can seem like a daunting prospect. And now that you have given up on "people, places, and things," it is natural to desire the closeness of another person. Many addicts new to recovery jump into relationships to avoid feeling alone. The sense of possibility that recovery brings you may make you feel ready for a new relationship. But most experts suggest waiting a year before diving into romance.
Aurora Plans Hostile Takeover of CanniMed CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:CMED) rejected a merger offer from Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB) The move set in motion a planned hostile takeover of the Canadian cannabis company. It follows CanniMed’s announcement of the acquisition of Newstrike Resources Ltd. (CVE:HIP) for CAD $248 million. Aurora will go straight to CanniMed shareholders. They will argue a merger creates more value and an “expanded international presence.”
Cannabix Technologies Inc.’s (CSE:BLO) (OTC PINK:BLOZF) recent patent filings for a cannabis-based Ignition Interlock Device have investors salivating. There is a lot of financial potential in the new technology. Stock prices rose almost 50 percent on the news in early November, from $0.45 a share to $0.70 a share. Over 1 million shares traded during that time.
COVINGTON, LA – US Support Animals donated to the American Red Cross to aid in Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Harvey, and Hurricane Maria disaster relief efforts. Additionally, the official support animal registration organization donated to a local organization to assist the victims of the Mexican earthquakes. The humanitarian aid administered by these two groups is unparalleled in times of need.
Paul Masso, a graduate student in Drexel University’s M.S. in Professional Studies with a concentration in homeland security management, understood that the technicalities of homeland security were only the beginning of a fundamental education in the field. He knew that, more importantly perhaps, he needed to learn, in his own words, “The importance of effective communication among coworkers, as well as upper management, to provide the wanted outcome.”