Futureproofing the Food System begins Tuesday, November 15th! Have you already registered?

Futureproofing the Food System begins Tuesday, November 15th!  Have you already registered?

In our FREE digital summit Safeguarding the future of the food system​​Starting tomorrow, November 15, moderated by Elaine Watson and Liz Crawford, we will explore three topics over three days in a combination of fireside chats and panel discussions interested persons​​Across the entire supply chain, from producer (or bioreactor) to consumer… November 15: Focus on … Read more

Supreme Court Leak Inquiry: So Many Questions, So Few Answers | Health

Supreme Court Leak Inquiry: So Many Questions, So Few Answers |  Health

By MARK SHERMAN – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than 24 hours after the unprecedented leak of the draft advisory opinion that Roe v. Wade, Chief Justice John Roberts ordered an investigation into the “egregious violation.” “ The Supreme Court does not want to say whether there are still investigations. The court also won’t … Read more

Court: Local health departments can issue unilateral orders | Health

Judge Rules US Military Cannot Dismiss HIV-Positive Troops |  health

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) — Local health officials can unilaterally issue orders to slow disease, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday in a decision upholding controversial orders limiting indoor gatherings and mandating masks that officials of Dane County during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 4-3 decision confirms that state law gives local health officials … Read more

Union votes to authorize Atlantic City casino strike | Health

Union votes to authorize Atlantic City casino strike |  Health

By WAYNE PARRY – Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (AP) — Atlantic City’s largest casino workers’ union will vote Wednesday on whether to authorize a strike against the city’s casinos, with which they have yet to sign new contract agreements. Branch 54 of the Unite Here union says its members will decide whether union leaders … Read more

Have gardens become a privilege?

Have gardens become a privilege?

Have gardens become a privilege? Public access to green space in Central Park, New York. Image © Barrett Doherty / The Cultural Landscape Foundation Split Split Facebook Twitter post Pinterest Whatsapp or https://www.archdaily.com/983444/have-gardens-become-a-privilege Whether it’s a small balcony, access to green space or a private garden, the outdoors has become a privilege for many, especially … Read more

Wall Street joins global swoon, China worries | health

Wall Street joins global swoon, China worries |  health

By STAN CHOE – AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Wall Street plunged to its lowest level in more than a year on Monday as renewed worries about the Chinese economy simmered in markets already battered by rising interest rates. The S&P 500 was down 1.8% in early trade after ending its fifth consecutive … Read more

Trial in Florida’s opioid lawsuit against Walgreens opens | health and fitness

Trial in Florida's opioid lawsuit against Walgreens opens |  health and fitness

By CURT ANDERSON – Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A trial opened on Monday in Florida’s opioid epidemic lawsuit against pharmacy chain Walgreens, which accuses state officials of prioritizing profits over health by improperly dispensing millions of powerful painkillers, causing tens of thousands of deaths . The trial in Pasco County, north of … Read more

Maryland Legislature ends session marked by budget surplus | health

Maryland Legislature ends session marked by budget surplus |  health

By BRIAN WITTE – Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers ended their term late Monday by passing legislation to strengthen cybersecurity in a year marked by a budget surplus, upgrades to parks, infrastructure, schools and information technology systems, and tax breaks enabled . In a year of huge surpluses, largely due to federal … Read more

3 charged with roles in awarding COVID outreach contracts | health

Judge Rules US Military Cannot Dismiss HIV-Positive Troops |  health

HOUSTON (AP) — Three people who worked for Harris County’s top elected official were indicted Monday after prosecutors accused them of breaching a nearly $11 million contract to spread COVID-19 vaccines to a political adviser with ties to local Democratic officials. Alex Triantaphyllis, Aaron Dunn and Wallis Nader were each charged with misusing official information … Read more

NJ Approves 7 Facilities to Sell Recreational Cannabis | health and fitness

Medical Marijuana Legalization Receives First Public Hearing |  health and fitness

TRENTON, NJ (AP) — New Jersey regulators Monday gave the green light to seven facilities already selling medical marijuana to also start selling recreational cannabis, though it’s not exactly clear when sales would begin. Sales could begin in a few weeks or more, but no specific date was set when the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory … Read more