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Uruguay Opens Its First Cannabis Library

Uruguay Opens Its First Cannabis Library

AFP (Apr. 13, 2014) Uruguay opened its first Cannabis Library in Montevideo on Saturday, where people can come and read books on cannabis or take classes on how to grow the plant or even how to cook with it. Duration: 01:20 Video provided by AFP
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Colorado Town Votes No on Drone-Hunting

Colorado Town Votes No on Drone-Hunting

AP (Apr. 2, 2014) The tiny town of Deer Trail, Colorado voted against issuing drone-hunting licenses. The measure's supporters called it a chance to mock government surveillance programs. (April 2) Video provided by AP
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Nepal Using Drones in Fight Against Poaching

Nepal Using Drones in Fight Against Poaching

AP (Mar. 24, 2014) When it comes to tracking poachers, drones are giving wildlife teams a sky-high advantage in Nepal. Illegal poaching in the country has dramatically declined since the GPS-enabled drones were introduced as part of a pilot program in 2012. (March 24) Video provided by AP
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US Lags While Drones Take Off Around the Globe

US Lags While Drones Take Off Around the Globe

AP (Mar. 17, 2014) As commercial drones take off around the globe, they are grounded in the US for now by the government. FAA officials say rules to address the safety challenges with unmanned aircraft need to be in place before they fly. (March 17) Video provided by AP
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