Saturday, March 02, 2013

Stories I Found Of Interest (weekly)

    • Getting fewer than six hours' sleep per night deactivates genes which play a   key role in the body's constant process of self-repair and replenishment,   according to a new study.
    • The Copyright Alert System, organized by the recording and film industry, is being activated this week to target consumers using peer-to-peer software.
    • Internet users who illegally share music, movies or television shows online could soon receive warning notices from the nation's five major Internet service providers.
    • The Copyright Alert System, organized by the recording and film industry, is being activated this week to target consumers using peer-to-peer software.
    • Flanked by more than 150 advocates from around the country, Oregon Democrat Earl Blumenauer on Monday put forward his legislation allowing states to legalize medical marijuana in an effort to end the confusion surrounding federal pot policy.

      Blumeanuer’s legislation, which has 13 co-sponsors — including GOP Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of California — would create a framework for the FDA to eventually legalize medicinal marijuana. It would also block the feds from interfering in any of the 19 states where medical marijuana is legal.

    • On the heels of successful referendums legalizing marijuana in both Colorado and Washington state, Blumenauer and Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) introduced legislation to end federal marijuana prohibition and set up a scheme to tax the drug
    • Some other Business Insider folks tried out the Logic too and here is what they had to say:

       

      Money Game Editor, Sam Ro said, "You get a nice thick cloud of smoke, which is great if you like blowing smoke rings. But it doesn't taste like tobacco, and you really don't get the nicotine fix."

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

1 comment:

Blogger said...

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