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Buying Legal Weed in Washington for My Dog

July 15th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

Last week recreational pot stores finally began opening across Washington state; buying legal weed for my dog was a pleasant experience, and we only had to wait in line a few minutes


US Patent Office Rules Redskins Logo is a Racist Slur

June 19th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

This week the United States Patent and Trademark Office cancelled six federal trademark registrations held by the Washington Redskins football organization, and issued a written ruling stating that the racist Redskins mascot clearly disparages Native Americans


Zero Packaging Grocery Stores are Increasingly Popular

June 10th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

As our landfills overflow and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch grows, some good news is that zero packaging grocery stores are spreading across the globe; from Germany to Colorado, more people can buy locally grown food in bulk without wasteful packaging


Why the Gun Violence Research Ban at the CDC?

May 5th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

To better understand which laws and policies actually work to lower gun deaths, accurate research on what is effective is needed; but for decades the Center for Disease Control has been prevented from doing any scientific study on the issue whatsoever



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