#MorningMonarchy: August 31, 2016


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20160831_MorningMonarchyDEA DOA, Quaker Glyphoats and a bank of tears + this day in history w/Princess Di and our song of the day by LVL UP on your Morning Monarchy for August 31, 2016.

Notes/Links:

Washington Tells DEA to Shove It, Will Conduct Cannabis Research in Violation of the "Law"
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/770051350730244098

Being the DEA means obsessing over the fact that someone somewhere just ingested something that made them feel good.
https://twitter.com/radleybalko/status/770994517445111808

DEA files intent to classify kratom as a Schedule I drug (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbwIOZM9QE8

New ‘zombie’ drug emerging in #Florida as flakka use declines
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/770672794480676864

Flakka Use On The Decline (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gLEaQgdIzg

SEC awards $22M to ex-#Monsanto executive through whistleblower program
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/770837819698716672

AstraZeneca to Pay $5.52 Million to Resolve SEC Foreign Bribery Case
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/770843170103898112

So much for HIPAA privacy
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/770304479891562496

Your prescription history isn't really private (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1oZGWY6dVw

Coca-Cola Plants In Brazil Accused Of Slave-Like Labor Conditions
https://twitter.com/Qainiratha/status/769487087678656512

Mondelez abandons pursuit of U.S. chocolate maker Hershey
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/770425223896334336

Oreo cookie maker Mondelez abandons bid for Hershey (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWg7Bx5WLU0

Taiwan Recalls Quaker Oats Due To Glyphosate Contamination While U.S. Does Nothing
https://twitter.com/CY_Media/status/769024270206902273

Quaker Oats Sued For Glyphosate In Oatmeal Carcinogen Lawsuit (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFp4Q8aKlWM

Oprah Urges Her 33 Million Followers to Go Meatless
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/768915044067254272

Oprah triumphs over the Texas cattle ranchers (Feb. 26, 1998)
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/oprah-triumphs-over-the-texas-cattle-ranchers-1147137.html

Lead isn't the only environmental concern found in #PeakPortland schools (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/770627723198730241

U.S. Parks Plagued by Rising Visitor Misbehavior, from Vandalism and Theft to Harassment of Wildlife
https://twitter.com/Qainiratha/status/770397981510103040

High levels of human and animal fecal material found in Maryland waterways
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/768697642159177728

Venice canals rife with soap fragrances, study shows
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/770140314464051206

Researchers Are Building a Tear Bank to Better Understand Why We Weep
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/770857683683606528

3 in 5 millennials think bar soap is gross
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/769963014170828800

3 in 5 millennials use Axe, too
https://twitter.com/CY_Media/status/769964189238587392

@UrbanDecay sells "razor sharp" makeup with colorful wrist slashes
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/769702163190734848

Science Shows That Men Who Eat Salads Smell More Attractive To Women
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/770857504872001536

#GoodNewsNextWeek: Belgians Hunt Books, Not Bulbasaurs + Attractive Altruism & Community Relief
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/770763122017730560

Military-Industrial Complex News: August 2016
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/770749814505996288

#ThisDayInHistory: #August31 w/Threepenny Opera, #Gleiwitz false flag, George Harrison guilty, #PrincessDi dies + Caligula, Roger Dean, @VanMorrison, Itzhak Perlman, Chris Whitley, Joe Budden birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/771032081379893248

#PumpUpThaVolume: LVL UP - "Pain" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/770911626543325184