Friday News Bites: Equality Setbacks, Health Advisories, Sports + More

It’s not too often that I have much to say on the subject of sports, but we’ve got a few stories of note this week, as well as some new hurdles to LGBT equality. Throw in some medical/science-y bits, and we’ve got ourselves a newsy roundup. Let’s get to it:


The Ballad of Marijuana Legalization

The War on Drugs soldiers on, but it’s safe to say that public awareness of and support for the campaign to legalize marijuana is growing, especially regarding medical marijuana (MMJ), which represents something of a “gateway drug” to across-the-board legalization.