The Daily Populous

Friday November 19th, 2021 morning edition

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The political parties known as the "traffic light" coalition are pushing for a change in legislation meaning the sale of cannabis will be legal for consumption purposes, it is suggested.

The survey suggests cannabis legalisation could create around 27,000 jobs - a notable boost for Europe's largest economy.

Germany will change its laws on cannabis sale and consumption.

The Greens and the Free Democratic Party have long supported a legalised cannabis market regulated by the state.

Projections suggest the market for growing cannabis in Europe would provide over 3 billion euros in revenue every year by 2025.

READ MORE: Fear as gas prices rise 17% in day after Germany rejects Russian line.

Last month, Luxembourg became the first country to legalise both growing and using cannabis. »

Republicans Ban Elmo From Attending Conservative Conference

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Elmo will be tickled at this absurd news: An annual conference of the Republican Party’s most extreme members is banning him and his “Sesame Street” from attending in February.

On Thursday, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) posted two tweets that told Elmo, Big Bird, Bert and Ernie in no uncertain terms that they would not be welcome at next year’s conference.

If they don't add at least one conservative muppet to the cast, these seething 68yo reactionaries WILL stop watching the show. »

Phil Spencer calls for industry to work on 'legal emulation'

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Phil Spencer calls for industry to work on 'legal emulation' Xbox boss says enabling people to continue playing titles they own "seems like a great North Star" for games companies.

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer says he wants to see the games industry working harder on finding legal emulation in order to better preserve older games.

Spencer concluded that he was keen to see the industry overcome the aforementioned limitations and again encouraged all companies to seek solutions. »

Cybersleuths Say Zelenskiy's Office Postponed Russian Mercenary Sting Operation After Cease-Fire Pact

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Several operatives told Bellingcat that Burba called them immediately after the meeting with Yermak.

In comments in June 2021, Zelenskiy suggested that Ukraine may have been drawn into a plot initiated by another country.

The Ukrainian operatives posted fake job ads seeking Russians with military backgrounds and requesting they send resumes with details of their prior experience. »