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Category: Politics

What is the Soda Tax?

You’re carousing the aisles of your favorite convenience store in Philadelphia, parched, your mouth as dry as the Sahara desert. Craving a bubbly, sugary Coke, you quickly navigate to the beverage section only to find the price has jumped to $2.12 – and that’s not including the city’s 0.08 percent sales tax, either.

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Cannabis Culture: More Than Just Blowing Smoke

Oh, stoners. You and your hazy concert venues, passionate nature walks, couch-locked TV binges, forbidden munchies, reggae music, and overwhelmingly naive apathy for conventional responsibility.

Where would we be without you?

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Herbology’s Town Hall in Morton, Pa

The medicinal marijuana dispensary Herbology held an event at the Morton Borough Hall to discuss the science behind medicinal cannabis and answer questions about their new location on the evening of Apr 23rd.

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The History of Cannabis Use

Cannabis, marijuana, flower, pot, gonja, green, grass, herb – however you prefer to refer to reefer – is a mild hallucinogenic drug that has been cultivated and used as far back as 500 BC.

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How to Celebrate 4/20 in Philly 2019

Apr 20th is a global, counterculture holiday with hazy origins.

Some accredit the existence of “4/20” to a group of high school students known as the “Waldos” who would meet up near a wall at school to smoke at 4:20 P.M. in the 70s, according to a High Times recipe book.

Others attribute 4/20 to Bob Marley, the musician an iconic figure in the cannabis community.

In any case, 4/20 is a day to kick back, exhale, and celebrate cannabis – legally and responsibly.

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What in the World Wednesdays #13: Dropping Truth Bomb Cyclones

Aaaand we’re back!

Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand reflected upon her previous conservative views during the CNN town hall on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Lori Loughlin and 16 other parents were indicted over the college admissions scandal; scientists are revving to reveal the first real images of a black hole; and another bomb cycle is forecast to hit the central-northern United States.

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What in the World Wednesdays #12: Teaching Old Toys New Tricks

On Tuesday, new court documents from the investigation of Michael Cohen were released. He was found guilty of falsifying bank statements and accepted money from an investment firm linked to a Russian national.

Meanwhile, Trump’s attitude towards McCain may have sparked a hate-charged message towards McCain’s wife, Warren wants to do away with the electoral college, Pixar released a new trailer for Toy Story 4, and a woman was punched in the face by a police officer on Saint Patrick’s day.

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What in the World Wednesdays #11: DREAMers, Brexits, Boeings, and Anti-Semitism

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives introduced a bill to allow DREAMers and other undocumented immigrants who are temporarily protected to apply for citizenship.

Meanwhile, New Jersey legislators announced a bill to legalize recreational cannabis; The UK Parliament voted against the Prime Minister’s proposed Brexit deal again on Tuesday and announced their plan to leave the EU without a deal today; another Boeing 737 crashed, killing all of its passengers; a federal investigation of a nationwide college-entrance scam is underway; anti-semitism runs rampant among students at Newport Harbor High School; and the World Wide Web celebrated its 30th birthday this week.

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