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Saturday December 22nd, 2018 day edition

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Leonardo DiCaprio has proved there’s nothing he can’t do by raising a whopping $100 million (£79 million) to fight climate change.

Since 1998, we have supported over 200 projects on every continent and in every ocean from habitat and species conservation, renewable energy, climate change, indigenous rights, and more.

‘I am pleased to announce $11 million (£8.6 million) in new grants across our six program areas, bringing the total financial impact of LDF to over $100 million (£79 million).’.

In 2016 he produced and starred in documentary Before The Flood, which focuses on the effects of climate change (Picture: Tibrina Hobson/WireImage).

Despite the criticism, Leo’s stood firm in his efforts to address climate change, with it being the focus of his speech at the Oscars.

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MORE: Leonardo DiCaprio forced to return Oscar amid investment scandal also involving Miranda Kerr. »

Trump signs farm bill making hemp federally legal, boosting promising NC cash crop

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Buy Photo A handful of hemp flower sits on a counter at Carolina Hemp Company on Oct. 31, 2018.

ASHEVILLE — On Thursday, a group of local hemp advocates celebrated a $867 billion farm bill authorized by President Donald Trump.

The 2018 Farm Bill, a sweeping piece of legislation, bolstered farmers with the passage of The Hemp Farming Act of 2018, bipartisan legislation delisting hemp as a controlled substance and allowing for the continued growth of North Carolina’s hemp farming industry. »

You’re not quitting Facebook if you still use Instagram and WhatsApp

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And after all, between apps like Instagram and WhatsApp, you’ve got all the social media you need.

Sadly, I am here to burst your bubble, if you weren’t already aware: Instagram and WhatsApp are both run by Facebook.

Facebook has also offered advertisers the ability to reach Instagram and Facebook users with the same campaign. »

Canadians bought $43M worth of marijuana in the first 2 weeks after legalization

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Statistics Canada says sales at cannabis stores in the two weeks after legalization totalled $43 million.

Statistics Canada says different retail structures in each province and territory affected cannabis availability across the country.

Ontario led the way with more than $11 million in sales, with Quebec just behind at more than $10 million. »

Dana White: UFC grew so fast because Joe Rogan is the best ever

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Dana White: UFC grew so fast because Joe Rogan is the best ever.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator, Joe Rogan, is the voice that most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans associate with the action taking place inside the Octagon.

So it’s hard to imagine that some fighters were actually against having Rogan in the booth. »