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FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.<p>Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision.<p>The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in …

Cannabis

U.N. resoundingly rejects U.S. decision on Jerusalem in pointed rebuke

The U.N. General Assembly on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a measure rejecting the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a stunning rebuke of a U.S. decision that allies and adversaries alike warned would undermine prospects for peace.<p>Despite U.S. threats to cut aid …

Israel

Equifax's free credit freeze won't fully protect you, so here's what to do

In the days since the credit reporting firm Equifax disclosed the breach of 143 million consumers' private financial data, howls of outrage have only grown louder.<p>Dozens of potential class-action lawsuits have been filed, Congress has revved up hearings on the breach and two legislators have …

Identity Theft

California looks to build $7 billion legal pot economy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The future of California's legal marijuana industry is being shaped in a warren of cubicles tucked inside a retired …

Colorado's Marijuana Industry Had a $2.39 Billion Impact Last Year: Report

Legal marijuana has become a big business for Colorado, with an impact of $2.39 billion in 2015 alone, according to a report released this week.<p>The …

Cannabis

The best and worst sugars to eat before your workout

Many experts tout sugar as public health enemy number one. Considering eating too much of it can lead to obesity, heart disease and diabetes, the title does make sense. Also because most people overconsume it.<p>The American Heart Association recommends that women eat no more than six teaspoons of …

Nutrition

On His Father's 129th Birthday Marcus Garvey's Son Seeks Presidential Pardon

Julius Garvey spent Wednesday, his father's 129th birthday, by taking a note from his social activist handbook.<p>The 82-year-old, semi-retired doctor spent the day highlighting his quest to get the first African American president to posthumously pardon his father, Marcus Garvey, a civil rights …

Black History

9 Foods You Love Ranked from Bad to Worst for Your Skin

Yes, pizza is on the list.<p>Having just been hit with the devastating news that it takes our skin 30 DAYS to recover from a hangover, it got us thinking about all the non-alcoholic guilty pleasures we put in our body and how they're sabotaging our glow (or lack thereof). Yes, we're talking <i>food,</i> …

This Poster for 'Birth of a Nation' Is a Punch to the Gut

A powerful poster for a powerful film.<p>In <i>Birth of a Nation,</i> Nate Parker plays Nat Turner, a Virginia slave who led a rebellion of slaves and free blacks in 1831. The film swept Sundance and is already generating Oscar buzz.<p>On Friday, Parker tweeted out the upcoming film's poster—a powerful image of …

Californians Seek Pot of Gold in Marijuana Legalization

There is no guarantee California will vote to legalize recreational marijuana in November, but political operative and father of four Daniel Conway …

The most violent cities in the world: Latin America dominates list with 41 countries in top 50

Latin America holds the undesirable distinction of having the most cities on the Mexico Citizens Council for Public Security's annual ranking of the …

A Millionaire Says Getting Rich Means Making 1 Decision Most People Don't Make

It doesn't seem like the obvious thing to do. Until you think about it.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Whoever said becoming rich was going to be easy?<p>Actually, it was pretty much everyone who's written one of those self-help, …

Credit Cards

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a leader of the civil rights movement, a Baptist minister, and the most prominent voice in his generation for racial …

17 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes You Never Hear

While best known for his "I Have a Dream" speech, King's legacy included much more than that.<p>If any of you are around when I have to meet my day, I don't want a long funeral. And if you get somebody to deliver the eulogy, tell them not to talk too long. Every now and then I wonder what I want them …