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Via BoingBoing:

No one is surprised that weed in Colorado is high in THC, but low in CBD (cannabidiol). It is, after all, a state where recreational use is legal. CBD is one of the compounds known to have medicinal properties.
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Though when we say "you" we mean "scientists with the appropriate time and resources to devote to a very fragile and complicated process". Scientists from U.C. Berkeley, Concordia University in Montreal and University of Calgary have developed a fifteen step process using three different genetically modified yeasts to turn glucose into morphine. Eventually, it could be used to produce opiod drugs easier but at the moment it takes 53 gallons of the specialized yeast to create 30 mg of morphine. 

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Josh Thomas loves beer, and that intense love of the holy beverage took him to a rather unexpected place North Korea:

"Their beer is very similar to the American beer brand Anchor Steam. Darker, fuller-bodied, hoppier, and delicious, it was hands down better than South Korean beer!"

Read the full article here.

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The pipeline was discovered on the bed of the river Chu, which forms the border between the two countries. They suspect thousands of litres of pure spirit have passed through it. It is unclear how officials made the discovery, but a search is now on for the smugglers behind the pipeline.
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Two drunken golf fans allegedly stole the pictured golf cart and drove it five miles down the road and onto local bar Selwyn Pub's patio according to sources from Total Frat Move. The source of the golf cart, Quail Hollow Country Club, is well known in Charlotte, NC for its party atmosphere during tournaments. A co-owner of the pub confirmed that, although they aren't sure how it got there, a Quail Hollow golf cart was indeed left on the patio of Selwyn Pub.  The drunk patrons/golf cart theives apparently abandoned the cart to be picked up by a country club representative the next morning and left the bar without being caught. 

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When police arrived Hunley was covered in urine and she had "slurred speech, poor balance" and was "leaning against a car to keep her balance." Hunley told police she had drank two bottles of Black Velvet whiskey and urinated on herself for a second time after being taken into custody.

The blood alcohol content of .439 that Hunley allegedly posted during this incident was actually lower than the .462 she allegedly registered during an August incident that was detailed by the Gazette.