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States with legal pot vow to fight DOJ memo

LOS ANGELES —¬†Attorney General Jeff Sessions¬†issued a memo Thursday that reverses an Obama-era policy that enabled states to legalize marijuana without federal intervention. But that memo sparked swift reaction from officials in Washington state, where recreational marijuana has been legal for 5 years now. “We will not be bullied by an administration that seems obsessed […]

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The healthiest and least healthy states in the U.S.

Massachusetts is the healthiest state in the nation, according to a new report from the United Health Foundation that looks at the healthy and not-so-healthy habits of people across the United States. The 2017 annual report looks at 35 different factors affecting people’s health including rates of smoking, obesity, physical inactivity, low birth weight, drug […]