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Researcher Says Starting Work Before 10 AM is Like Torture
According to one Oxford researcher, waking up and going to work before 10 am is torture.
I'm definitely not going to disagree. In one recent article , there's a discussion about Dr. Paul Kelley's views on sleep and work patterns as a leading researcher at Oxford University...
Mayors Meet to Discuss Marijuana
The New York State Conference of Mayors recently got together for a summit on legalizing marijuana.
CBS6 reported on the summit, which including New York politicians and policy makers, and some from other states who spoke.  Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan did make some comments on marijuana and …
Sex Robots Run Risk of Hacking, and Even Murder
Talk about a good time gone wrong. According to experts, sex robots can run the risk of being hacked and even committing murder.  Also- this is a thing?
I saw an article on Newsweek talking about this specific thing.  Apparently, the danger isn't even just with full-fledged s…
Three New Taxes Planned if Pot Becomes Legal
If marijuana becomes legal, it looks like you might have to expect at least three new taxes to go with it.
I’ve read a few things about this now, initally after seeing an article in the Times Union about a weed forum that happened this week at a local college...
Capital Region Getting Rid of Crows This Week
Of all the problems in the Capital Region, this week the focus is on crows.
Really. The birds.  I had no clue they were an issue, but apparently so.  So much of an issue apparently that resources are being spent to try and get rid of roosts of crows...
One Major NY Group is Speaking Out Against Legal Marijuana
There’s been a lot of talk recently about legalizing recreational marijuana in New York.  However, one major group is speaking out about it.
The Times Union recently posted about the New York State Association of Chiefs of Police speaking out about legalizing marijuana,…
And the Top New Year’s Resolutions for 2019 Were…
It's officially 2019.  For some, that means time for resolutions.
According to a survey of 2,000 people I read at inc.com, it looks like the Top 10 resolutions for 2019 were more of the same....
You know- Diet, be healthier, drink less, quit smoking, lose weight...
Local College Campuses Are Going Smoke-Free in 2019
While there's a push to make recreational marijuana legal in 2019, some local colleges are getting more strict and going completely smoke-free in the new year.
Cigarettes, vaping, marijuana, Ecigarettes, hookahs- doesn't matter if it's legal or not,  it's all not allowed on t…
Marijuana Offenders Can Now Get a ‘Clean Slate’
Some marijuana offenders are now being offered a 'Clean Slate' in New York.
The District Attorney's Office of Albany County is offering a "Clean Slate" program according to news 10 abc.  This program can help get rid of a ton of low-level marijuana cases alr…
Cocaine, Cash, and More Seized Near Capital District School
Talk about a bust.
A reported $4,000 in cash, cocaine, pot, and steroids were seized near a Capital District school according to the Times Union.  The contraband was found near the Schuylerville school campus, and on top of the $4000 included about two pounds of marijuana, high grade cocain…
91,000 Pounds of Turkey Recalled Before Thanksgiving
91,000 pounds of turkey have been recalled, not long before Thanksgiving!
According to News 10 abc, the Jennie-O company is recalling 91,000 pounds of ground turkey, due to concerns for salmonella.  There’s been a big salmonella outbreak across the country, so this latest re…

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