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Over 263 million people use marijuana annually

April 20, 2020

Over 263 million people around the globe use marijuana annually, researchers say. As the world celebrates Weed Day (420), scientists investigate the negative effects of marijuana use.

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USI calls for legislation to protect staff tips

October 3, 2019

The push for legislation comes about following controversy over The Ivy restaurant’s policy on tipping. Last November, management issued a notice declaring staff could no longer take payments from the public due to their inability to “follow procedures and consider the whole team”. 

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Consumers warned against purchasing online DNA tests

December 12, 2018

Last week, reporter Karlin Lillington from The Irish Times asked people to be mindful of exposing their sensitive and valuable data and to avoid DNA tests altogether, citing Facebook as the prime example of data sharing mishaps.