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Sunday December 29th, 2019 day edition

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Italy’s Supreme Court has ruled growing small quantities of cannabis at home for private usage is legal in a landmark verdict.

The court declared the crime of growing narcotic drugs should exclude “small amounts grown domestically for the exclusive use of the grower”.

It has sparked calls for further legalisation from cannabis advocates and fury from conservatives.

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He cheered in May when the Supreme Court said many of their products should be banned.

“It’s the end of a nightmare,” Luca Fiorentino, founder of cannabis supply company Cannabidiol Distribution, told Italian daily paper La Stampa. »

Sydney fireworks: Thousands sign petition to halt 'traumatic' show

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More than a quarter of a million people have signed a petition calling for Sydney's New Year's Eve fireworks to be cancelled and the money spent on fighting fires that threaten the city.

Some A$5.8m (£3m; $4m) was reportedly spent on fireworks in Sydney last year, the petition says.

The display should also be cancelled as it "may traumatise some people" who are dealing with "enough smoke in the air". »

The real reason Futurama was canceled

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According to Groening, Fox seemingly never really wanted Futurama to succeed.

Futurama was canceled at Fox because the network spent years — essentially from before the show even hit television sets — walking it down the road to the chopping block.

During an interview with Mother Jones, Groening was asked about working in Hollywood (i.e., working with Fox). »

Eye-tracking study finds sexually fluid women assess other females’ bodies in a manner similar to men

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In the study, 81 undergraduate students viewed images of nude male and female bodies on a computer screen, which was equipped with an eye tracking device.

The researchers also found that women who reported more fluidity gazed at female’s chest region more than less fluid women.

The study, “Gaze Patterns of Sexually Fluid Women and Men at Nude Females and Males“, was authored by David R. Widman, Madeline K. Bennetti, and Rebecca Anglemyer. »