Daily Archives: 10/17/2018

CSJAD Diaspora Community Gathering – New York – November 17. 2018

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Guyana: Berbice Bridge shareholders hike toll by 365% …… Government says don’t pay

Berbice Bridge shareholders hike toll by 365% 

Berbice Bridge. Guyana

Donald Trump rains insults on Elizabeth Warren after DNA test

Donald Trump rains insults on Elizabeth Warren after DNA test

  • Elizabeth Warren

    President calls claim of Native American ancestry ‘a fraud’

  • Cherokee Nation criticises use of DNA test as ‘inappropriate’

Donald Trump fired a volley of insults at Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday morning, 24 hours after she publicly released the results of a DNA test intended to prove her Native American ancestry.

Referring to her by the racist moniker Pocahontas, Trump said: “She took a bogus DNA test and it showed that she may be 1/1024 [Native American,] far less than the average American …   READ MORE – The Guardian UK

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Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana – BBC News

Customers Nikki Rose (centre) and Ian Power (right) with Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton (left) at Tweed in St John's Newfoundland, 17 October 2018

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Image captionNikki Rose (centre) and Ian Power (right) were the first to buy legal cannabis at Tweed in St. John’s Newfoundland, just after midnight on Wednesday

Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis.

The nationwide market for cannabis opened on Wednesday at midnight amid lingering questions about the impact on health, the law and public safety.

Information has been sent to 15m households about the new laws and public awareness campaigns.  But there remain concerns, including about the readiness for police forces to tackle drug impaired driving.


First legal Marijuana sold in Canada at Newfoundland shops – CBC News

First legal “weed” sold in Canada at Newfoundland shops

Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton, left, sells the first order of legal marijuana to Ian Power at the Tweed store in downtown St. John’s. (Ted Dillon/CBC)

The first legal recreational cannabis has officially been sold in Canada.

In Newfoundland and parts of Labrador, which has a separate timezone from the rest of Canada, midnight comes earlier, and people were ready and waiting for marijuana to be sold to them over the counter.


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