The Daily Populous

Sunday October 21st, 2018 evening edition

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This is why Australia should follow suit.

Whether it's next year or a decade from now, the question concerning cannabis legalisation is no longer if, but when.

History has taught me that our drug laws — good or bad — take time to untangle once we realise they don't work.

The Dutch are, of course, famous for their early cannabis laws, but I can imagine countries like France and Germany jumping in before Australia.

Conversely, Australia has led the charge with our tobacco reforms and the rest of the world is playing catch-up.

We now need to take control of the cannabis market before the industry gets their money in first. »

Houston library sued by anti-gay activists over Drag Queen Story Hour

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Houston library sued by anti-gay activists over Drag Queen Story Hour.

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A crew of anti-gay protesters rallied outside the federal courthouse Friday afternoon, announcing they have sued the Houston Public Library over a city-sponsored Drag Queen Story Hour which they say violates their freedom of religion. »

I'm going to sound like a busybody but am concerned with my coworker and her boyfriend sleeping naked with her breast-fed seven-year-old; now she's getting ready to pull her out of public school becau

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Her daughter is smart enough but constantly reverting to acting like a toddler; she's doing it more than she acts her age.

I honestly do not think they are pedophiles at all, but as liberal as I am, that's still getting weird at her age.

No way in Hell would I discuss the matter with her; she's on one hell of an ego trip. »

Measles outbreak raging in Europe could be brought to U.S., doctors warn

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A raging measles outbreak in Europe may be a warning sign of what could occur in the U.S. if something doesn’t change soon, experts say.

Silvia Rosetti, who lives in Rome, still has nightmares about contracting measles when she was 32 weeks pregnant in 2017.

Hotez said he wouldn’t be surprised to see a major measles outbreak in the U.S. this year. »