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Critics call them ‘kickbacks’: Pot producers paying millions in fees to cannabis clinics for patient-customers

Some in the industry call them “referral fees,” others “educational grants.” To at least one bioethicist, they are simply kickbacks. Licensed producers of medical cannabis are paying millions of dollars to cannabis clinics across the country in exchange for patients who register their marijuana prescriptions with the companies, corporate documents and interviews reveal. What just… Read More »

Calories Now You See Them Now you Don’t

[unable to retrieve full-text content]People who sell food have found ways to trick you into thinking that their product has fewer calories than there actually are. We call this negative caloric illusion. The theory behind this was carefully postulated by Alexander Chernev a psychologist at Northwestern University.He did a series of experiments involving hamburgers. The… Read More »

Republicans worry Obamacare ruling will drag them down in the 2020 elections

Republicans fear that a federal judge’s decision Friday striking down the Affordable Care Act will put them in a perilous political position and will hand Democrats a powerful line of attack for next Congress and the 2020 elections. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in the Northern District of Texas strikes down the… Read More »