Why You Should Start Meditation This Year

The benefits alone should convince you to start meditating now. The world isn’t slowing down. We need ways to slow down to face it capably and healthily. Meditation isn’t a cure-all, but it has worked for many people for thousands of years...

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Now that recreational marijuana is legal, what should advertising look like?

Because marijuana is still illegal at the federal level, most TV and radio ads are out of the question. Facebook and Google don’t allow ads either. That means cannabis companies are primarily turning to magazines, newspapers, podcasts and billboards to promote their businesses. The state and some city governments have also moved to further limit the new industry’s marketing opportunities.

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Cannabis 101: A Q&A with UC San Diego Health’s cannabis experts

It seems like everywhere you turn cannabis or cannabis derivatives can be found. From ingredients in coffee and smoothies to being marketed as medicine, a cannabis craze seems to be sweeping the country. Since 2000, UC San Diego Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research and its affiliated researchers have been studying marijuana and its derivatives, their effects on mind & body and their therapeutic potential. We asked experts to cut through the hyperbole and haze to answer some burning questions.

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