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Marijuana farmers seek access to a legitimate market

With a possible vote next year to legalize marijuana for recreational use, farmers are emerging from the shadows to have their voices heard. They're hiring lobbyists and even taking elected officials on fact-finding tours.

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How modern life depletes our gut microbes

For the first time, scientists have looked at the microbiome of an isolated Amazon tribe. The study finds that the Western lifestyle has wiped dozens of species out of American guts.

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