The Daily Populous

Sunday July 15th, 2018 day edition

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There was also majority support for decriminalisation, something that would free up police time and resources to deal with serious crime.

The exclusive BMG Research poll for The Independent comes days after cannabis oil was for the first time brought into the UK legally, to treat an epileptic boy.

Overall, 22 per cent strongly backed the move, while 29 per cent somewhat supported it, bringing total support to 51 per cent.

Some 19 per cent opposed the move strongly, and 16 per cent, somewhat, bringing the proportion of those against it to 35 per cent, while 14 per cent did not know.

Here support rose slightly, to 52 per cent overall – with 20 per cent strongly backing it and 32 per cent somewhat behind the idea.

Some 17 per cent somewhat opposed the move, while 16 per cent strongly opposed it – total opposition of 33 per cent – and 16 per cent did not know.

Source Note: BMG Research interviewed a representative sample of 1,511 GB adults online between 3rd & 5th July. »

People Who Eat This Fruit Are Up to 60% Less Likely to Lose Their Sight to Macular Degeneration

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(Interesting side note about the image above, oranges can actually have green skin depending on where they were grown.).

According to the researchers behind the study, if you want an easy and healthy preventative medicine, this might well be it.

The researchers looked at data from the Blue Mountains Eye Study, a population-based study in Australia that got underway in 1992. »

Trump Says He Predicted Brexit From Scotland Before The Vote -- But He Wasn't There

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U.S. President Donald Trump boasted before the world and British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday that he’d predicted the Brexit decision at his Turnberry golf resort in Scotland the day before the historic vote.

“As you remember, I was opening Turnberry the day before Brexit,” Trump recounted, as you can hear in the video above.

@realDonaldTrump says he came to Turnberry the day before Brexit and he told everyone that he thought Brexit would happen. »

Interesting Facts About Japan

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Fuji, the tallest mountain in Japan, is an active volcano (although scientists have not reached a consensus on what defines "active").

Religion does not play a big role in the lives of most Japanese and many do not understand the difference between Shintoism and Buddhism.

Some Japanese companies conduct a morning exercise session for the workers to prepare them for the day's work. »