Morning Roundup: Jan. 23, 2019

Morning Roundup: Jan. 23, 2019

CBS shoots down Superbowl medical marijuana ad, Anne Hathaway no longer drinks to take care of her son, government shutdown could soon stop FDA from approving new drugs.

CBS rejects Super Bowl ad touting benefits of medical marijuana [CBS]
The American television network just said no to promoting medical marijuana on one of its most highly rated days of the year.

Shutdown risks delaying FDA approval of potentially lifesaving drugs and therapies [CNBC]
If the government shutdown doesn’t end soon, the FDA could run out of money and we could run out of new drugs.

Here’s Why Anne Hathaway Is Giving Up Alcohol [Vogue]
The actress says she needs to be up early to take care of her son, and she can’t do that hung over.

Simply being made to forget could be the answer to stopping addiction.

L.A. lawyer’s cryptic Craigslist ads were a secret drug-selling operation, cops say [The Sacramento Bee]
The attorney was caught selling drugs online using cryptic nicknames for his products such as black rice, Chinese **white** rice, and Xavier Cabbage Patch Dolls.

Shocking footage shows drug addict ‘high on spice’ writhing on the ground in a busy city centre [Daily Mail]
English passersby were treated to a shocking spectacle of a zombie-like man rolling his eyes on the ground due to what some suspect is a designer drug high.

Pot website offers free medical marijuana to government workers amid shutdown [The Hill]
Of the many charitable offers that furloughed government workers have received since the shutdown, this has to be the highest.

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