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#MorningMonarchy: July 11, 2018

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#MorningMonarchy: July 11, 2018Shaky opinions, terrible decisions and 14,000 photos of cake + this day in history w/Lars vs. Napster and our song of the day by M. Ward on your Morning Monarchy for July 11, 2018.


America's Favorite Fourth Of July Foods

Tribes Remind Citizens Medical Marijuana Is Still Illegal On Tribal Lands (Audio)

Corona parent Constellation Brands has seen $700 million in gains from cannabis investment

A surging wave of senior Americans are turning to cannabis to ease aches and pains as it increasingly becomes legal across the country

Common high blood pressure and heart drugs with valsartan are recalled amid fears they could cause cancer

Monsanto 'bullied scientists' and hid weedkiller cancer risk, lawyer tells court

Monsanto Must Face Claims Roundup Causes Cancer

@DARPA funding cancerous #CRISPR gene drives at @MIT

Study confirms higher risk of dengue in kids who got #Sanofi #vaccine

California Court of Appeal holds that mandatory vaccination law does not violate state constitution's free exercise clause

A director of British pharmaceuticals company GSK has been sued for allegedly helping fuel the opioid epidemic in the US. Here's our story about the debate over how the US should treat the victims of the crisis:

Pfizer raises prices on 100 drugs—again—despite backlash from public, lawmakers

Update: Pfizer postpones price increases on 100 products following intense political pressure. Comes after FT scoop last Monday. Kinda unprecedented.

The EPA Is Hiding Proof That Formaldehyde Causes Leukemia

#NHS 'poor’ on treating deadly illnesses

Nestle, Hershey at odds with farmers over U.S. GMO labeling

Nestle suspended from sustainable #palmoil group following conduct breaches

US allows Nestle to keep taking water from California forest

“I think this is a terrible decision that we’re making,” said one lawmaker who supported the soda tax bill.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wasn't So Big On Shared Income When It Came To Her Bartender Tips

A cup of coffee now costs 1 million bolivars in Venezuela

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

Court Decision Could Lead to EPA Banning Water Fluoridation

An Iranian general thinks Israel has been stealing its clouds to cause a drought

Al-Shabaab declares a ban on PLASTIC BAGS: Islamist terror group, who killed four people on Sunday, say single-use plastics are bad for animals and the environment

Murder in the outback: feral cats, toxic toads and climate change pose a deadly threat to lizards and snakes as nearly 1,000 Australian reptile species on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's "Red List" of threatened species

Trump pardons ranchers whose arrests led to armed occupation of wildlife refuge (Audio)

How a 2016 #FOIA request led to the release of over 14,000 photos of @BillClinton with cake

J.M. Smucker to sell Pillsbury, other U.S. baking brands for $375 million

Conagra to buy Pinnacle for $8.1 billion, creating frozen food powerhouse

Men that supplemented their diet with 60 grams of mixed nuts daily for 14 weeks increased their sperm count by 16%, sperm vitality by 4%, and sperm motility by 6% according to a randomized controlled trial.

Healthy mother’s milk displaced by corporate interests: Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials

#Herpes-based carp control plan may stop some Australian fish exports, cause alarm overseas 🎣🤮💊

'Horror plant' causing 3rd-degree burns and blindness is spreading in upstate NY 🌱😱

Times are tough for Japan’s poor yakuza. They’re stealing melons; Gangs have traditionally made their money from extortion rackets, illegal gambling, the sex trade and drugs

Southwest Airlines to end giving away peanuts aboard flights

'Sandwich poisoner' feared to have killed 21 German colleagues sprinkling toxic powder in lunches

Vegetarian Times founder, who later ‘liked a good steak,’ has died at age 66

5-year-old boy struck, killed by 33-year-old Jimmy John's delivery driver

'Psychic octopus' who correctly predicted every outcome of Japan's World Cup group matches is chopped up and eaten

#ThisDayInHistory: #July11 w/@LarsUlrich of @Metallica was the first witness to testify at a 2000 U.S. Senate hearing over #copyright law issues concerning free sharing of music files on Web sites such as Napster (Audio)

+ #AaronBurr vs. #AlexanderHamilton, @HollywoodBowl opens, '#ToKillAMockingbird' published, "#SpaceOddity" released, #Skylab destroyed, #Srebrenica massacre

Flashback: WTC7 Emergency Head, Jerome Hauer, Was Building Collapse Specialist (Jul. 11, 2008)

Flashback: Hearing Delayed After 9/11 Defendant Wouldn't Come, Lawyer Says // 9/11 Defendant Argues to See Classified Evidence (Jul. 11, 2008)

Flashback: George Washington's Masonic Bowl Found // US Government Patents Medical Pot // Group: Allow Pot In Airports to Reduce Anxiety (Jul. 11, 2008)

Flashback: Karl Rove Avoids Subpoena By Fleeing Country (Jul. 11, 2008)

+ #EBWhite, #YulBrynner, RIP #TabHunter, #GiorgioArmani, #JeffHanna, #LeonSpinks, @SelaWard, @PeterMurphyInfo, @TheRealSambora, #SuzanneVega aka @SuzyV, @LilKim, @AlessiaCara birthdays

#PumpUpThaVolume: M. Ward - "Miracle Man" (Audio)

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