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Minimum age, government-run distribution in BC cannabis regulations

Minimum age, government-run distribution in BC cannabis regulations

The BC Liquor Distribution Branch will be the wholesale distributor. British Columbians will have to be at least 19 years of age before they can legally purchase marijuana in this province. Nearly 50,000 B.C. residents and 141 local and Indigenous governments made submissions to a consultation process ahead of the federal government's legalization of non-medical cannabis in July 2018. Consulte Mais Informação

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NIAID's Zika Vaccine Yields Positive Results in Human Studies

NIAID's Zika Vaccine Yields Positive Results in Human Studies

A Zika vaccine that Sanofi dropped in September under political pressure over pricing produced strong responses in more than 90 per cent of those taking part in an early-stage clinical trial, United States researchers reported. Final results indicated that over 90% of those individuals who received the vaccine had antibodies in the blood within 4 weeks of the last dose. The Zika virus gained its notoriety in 2016 when a startling increase in infants born with microcephaly in Brazil was ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Not too late to get flu shot, officials say

Not too late to get flu shot, officials say

Peak flu activity usually doesn't come until January or February in this area. Reported instances of influenza-like illness reported in MA for the 2017-2018 season are outpacing the past two years, according to data from the department . According to the Centers for Disease Control, four states - Oklahoma, Louisiana, Georgia and MA - are now reporting widespread flu activity. The others are Georgia, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. Consulte Mais Informação

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Atiku's return adds value to rebuilding party - PDP

Atiku's return adds value to rebuilding party - PDP

The chairman of the Convention Planning Committee, who is also the Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, gave an assurance that the "electoral process will be free, fair and credible". "We also know he contributed in no small way to our defeat during the 2015 presidential election". It would be recalled that, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku who dumped PDP for APC in 2014, returned to PDP on Sunday December 3, 2017. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nigerian Twitter Thrashes Okorocha For Appointing Sister Commissioner For Happiness

Nigerian Twitter Thrashes Okorocha For Appointing Sister Commissioner For Happiness

The new commissioner, Mrs. Ogechi Ololo (nee Okorocha ) is among the 28 new commissioners and 27 Transition Committee Chairmen for the 27 local government councils in the state sworn in by Governor Okorocha on Monday. "At this moment, I charge you all to be good ambassadors of the Rescue Mission wherever you find yourselves". The commissioners sworn in and their portfolios are: Prof. Consulte Mais Informação

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Florida moves up to No. 5 in AP poll

Florida moves up to No. 5 in AP poll

The Blue Devils were the unanimous No. 1 team a week ago, and were once again in the Week 5 rankings after dumping in on the road and South Dakota comfortably in Durham this week. 5 Notre Dame's loss at No. 3 MI state. The Trojans plummeted 11 spots to No. 25 following back-to-back losses while Baylor fell seven spots to No. Consulte Mais Informação

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Firmino Filho comenta sobre filiação ao PP de Ciro Nogueira

Firmino Filho comenta sobre filiação ao PP de Ciro Nogueira

No Piauí, um dos momentos do partido aconteceu no dia 20 de fevereiro desse ano, quando lideranças políticas importantes vieram para o PP a convite do Senador Ciro Nogueira, que não vem brincando de fazer política e nem tão pouco tem poupado esforços no sentido de trazer o maior número de lideranças expressivas para o seu partido e isso ele tem conseguido com facilidade. Consulte Mais Informação

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At least 30 dead from listeriosis outbreak in SA

At least 30 dead from listeriosis outbreak in SA

However, in July 2017 Doctors from neonatal units in the Chris Hani Baragwanath and Steve Biko Academic hospitalss alerted the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) about unusually high numbers of babies with listeriosis. Of the 557 cases, the department of health has found the final outcome of 70 confirmed cases of Listeriosis. The Western Cape had reported 71 cases, followed by KwaZulu-Natal with 37 cases. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pigeons not such bird brains after all

Pigeons not such bird brains after all

Of course, without said parietal cortex, questioning the pigeons on their understanding of space and time will also get you nowhere. "The task now forces pigeons to process time and space simultaneously because they can not know on which dimension they're going to be tested", explains Professor Edward Wasserman from the University of Iowa's department of psychology and brain science. Consulte Mais Informação

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Wike accuses FG of de-marketing Rivers

Wike accuses FG of de-marketing Rivers

Members of the House of Representatives led by Mrs Betty Apiafi, Leader Rivers Caucus of the House of Representatives and Bari Mpigi, Deputy Leader, Rivers State House of Representatives caucus, took possession of their vehicles yesterday. "It is only when a government is formed that you talk about a zone being left out" On his part, National Chairmanship aspirant, Chief Raymond Dokpesi enjoined delegates from the state to vote for him, adding that he was in the state to appeal for the support ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Alabama no stranger to the Sugar Bowl

Alabama no stranger to the Sugar Bowl

Because the committee blessed the Sugar Bowl, host of a January 1 national semifinal, with No. 1 Clemson (12-1) vs. One of the reasons for Alabama football's success this season can be attributed to leadership of quarterback Jalen Hurts who is completing 60.8 percent of his passes for 1,940 yards and 15 touchdowns against only an interception. Consulte Mais Informação

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Esophageal Cancer: Gum Disease Bacteria May Increase Risk By 21 Percent

Esophageal Cancer: Gum Disease Bacteria May Increase Risk By 21 Percent

Neisseria are known to break down the toxins in tobacco smoke, and smokers are known to have lower amounts of these bacteria in their mouths than nonsmokers. Researchers at NYU Langone Health's Perlmutter Cancer Center report that at least three kinds of bacteria in the mouths of Americans may heighten or lower their risk of developing esophageal cancer. Consulte Mais Informação

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