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U.K. Mom's 'Death by Pot' Raises Eyebrows

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February 2, 2014
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The death of 31-year-old Gemma Moss was said to be due to marijuana. Is this the first recorded death by pot overdose? Video provided by Newsy


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Pot Cooking Class Teaches Responsible Eating

Pot Cooking Class Teaches Responsible Eating

AP (July 18, 2014) — Following the nationwide trend of eased restrictions on marijuana use, pot edibles are growing in popularity. One Boston-area cooking class is teaching people how to eat pot responsibly. (July 18) Video provided by AP
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Eyes and Ears Speak Volumes About a Dog's Life

Eyes and Ears Speak Volumes About a Dog's Life

Reuters (Aug. 14, 2013) — A wagging tail is not the only clue to a dog's level of happiness, according to researchers in Japan. A team from Azabu University say their studies suggest that if you really want to know how your dog feels, take a close look at its ears and eyebrows.
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Dutch Fishermen Give Eels New Lease of Life

Dutch Fishermen Give Eels New Lease of Life

AFP (Oct. 7, 2013) — On an autumn morning on a small Dutch canal, fisherman Aart van der Waal pulls up a fish trap stuffed with squirming eels -- not for the pot, but as part of a bold initiative to save the critically endangered species.
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