Is Medical Marijuana Appropriate for Young Children?

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[08.08.2013]

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? 

Heard of Wandai Wrection? This Japanese Little Leaguer loves them (according to ESPN)…

CNN’s Saundra Young tells the compelling story of a couple who used medicinal marijuana to stop their 6-year-old daughter’s seizures. PRRI data shows eight-in-ten (80 percent) Americans favor the legalization of medical marijuana, while 19 percent oppose such legalization.

If you’re feeling exhausted and have a sudden hankering for a hamburger and a milkshake, check out this new study. It explores why our brains want fatty and sweet foods when we’re sleep-deprived, and why we don’t when we’re well-rested.

Remember hungering for the sweet, sweet taste of freedom that came with your shiny new driver’s license? A new study finds young adults today are less likely than they were 20 years ago to get driver’s licenses, with most citing the the process as too much of a hassle. Kudos, DMV!

And earlier this week, a herd of “eco-goats” roamed Washington’s Congressional Cemetery to eat up the vines, bushes and other harmful plants that could hurt the trees–an all-natural solution to pesticide-free pruning.

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