Even with cannabis being officially legalized in 38 states as of 2022, the stigmatization of marijuana use is still extremely prevalent today, with an absurd amount of people still incarcerated for weed-related “crimes.” Within professional sports, one of the most recent conflicts concerning athletes’ use of weed concerns Sha’Carri Richardson, a sprinter for the U.S. who was suspended from the 2021 Olympic games after testing positive for marijuana use. Now, as of June 2022, Major League Baseball has officially announced their new policy in which teams are allowed to be officially sponsored by CBD companies, the chemical found in marijuana that promotes therapeutic effects, but does not produce any high like THC, the other prevalent chemical in marijuana.
Day: June 23, 2022
The once very popular vaping brand, Juul, has been ordered by the F.D.A. to stop selling its e-cigarette products. On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration ordered Juul to stop selling e-cigarettes in the U.S. This is a huge blow to this very popular vaping company which was once blamed for the teenage vaping crisis.
Competition shows have had their run of popularity throughout the early 2000s. Prominent artists like One Direction, Fifth Harmony, and even Kelly Clarkson gained fame from appearing on shows like American Idol and X-Factor. However, the popularity of such shows is beginning to fizzle as the idea/plot of the shows is becoming robotic and formulaic.
Stress is a common problem in our world today. Stress can affect multiple areas of the body, including both mental, emotional, and physical health. Having techniques to cope with the daily stressors of life is important, even if you’re not experiencing extreme stress levels. According to The American Institute of Stress, about 33 percent of people report feeling extreme stress and 77 percent of people have stress that impacts their mental health. Here are some basic techniques that you can add to your daily routine to mentally refresh after a stressful day at work or school.
The #1 streaming service worldwide houses a variety of Netflix-original shows and movies, from “The King” to “The Kissing Booth,” and once again, new releases are set to drop this coming July. However, with the addition of new movies unfortunately comes the loss of older movies throughout July, so viewers better start binging until the end of June, or hope that these films will still be available on other streaming platforms like Hulu or HBO Max.
NFL Network has announced that they have a new host for its signature morning show, Good Morning Football. Jamie Erdahl, who is a very prominent name in sports hosting and sideline reporting for CBS Sports, will fill in the seat of former commentator Kay Adams, according to the New York Post. She also joins co-hosts Peter Schrager and Kyle Brandt on the show as well.
Men may have a thing or two to learn from the latest internet trend, which begins with someone giving a “rating” followed by a “but,” outlining specific character traits that either increase or decrease one’s attractiveness. This style of video began on TikTok, with girls giving different hypothetical scenarios, most being very specific things, that appear to be drastic enough to either make someone completely unappealing, or give them a leg up.
The U.S Travel Association has named a successor to take over from Roger Dow as Chief Executive. Geoff Freeman, who currently leads the Consumer Brands Association, will replace Dow as Chief Executive starting in September. Dow has led the group for nearly a decade, and announced his retirement last month.
Summerfest has now lost several of its headliners as Willow Smith pulls out of the festival just a week after Justin Bieber did. Willow has yet to release any information as to her reasoning for dropping her performance at the event. Justin Bieber had to cancel this and several of his shows after experiencing a rare facial paralysis.
In an age where we are so preoccupied with social media and the internet, it’s common to hear someone say that they don’t like to read; but reading used to be a daily ritual for those who wanted the gain knowledge, improve their memory, and broaden their vocabulary. With multiple forms of communication and information available at our fingertips, it’s important not to lose touch with the practice of daily reading. While some people are often too busy to read, some don’t care to read at all.
Rapper, Stormzy, can add another achievement to his list of accomplishments as he has received an honorary degree from the University of Exeter for his “outstanding contribution to society.” The rapper also gave a heartwrenching speech to the graduating class, where he shared his different journey compared to the graduating class.
The Mediterranean diet originated in, you guessed it, countries near the Mediterranean Sea. There is no specific definition, as the Mediterranean touches many different countries and cultures, from Morocco to Italy to Turkey. However, each of these countries’ cuisines includes similar ingredients that have been proven to have many health benefits.