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Evidence slim that CBD makes a difference for anxiety or pain

(THE CONVERSATION) Many people have turned to cannabis and its derivatives as they search for pandemic relief, and one of the most widely available ones is CBD. It is also legal. You can buy oils, tinctures, capsules, gummies, cosmetics and even toilet paper said to contain the molecule. Martha Stewart has a line of CBD products, an ... (full story)


Election polls are more accurate if they ask participants how others will vote

(THE CONVERSATION) Most public opinion polls correctly predicted the winning candidate in the 2020 U.S. presidential election – but on average, they overestimated the margin by which Democrat Joe Biden would beat Republican incumbent Donald Trump.
Our research into polling methods has found that pollsters' predictions can ... (full story)


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Bloomberg's big spending struggles to sway election outcomes

Bloomberg's big spending struggles to sway election outcomes

WASHINGTON (AP) — After pouring more than $1.2 billion of his personal fortune into presidential politics this election, former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg has little to show for it.
His only win during a short-lived Democratic bid for the White House was in the territory of American Samoa. And after pledging to spend & ... (full story)


No longer mirror of US, Ohio's electoral bellwether quiets

No longer mirror of US, Ohio's electoral bellwether quiets

CINCINNATI (AP) — As Ohio goes, so goes the nation. That's the way it had been in presidential elections for more than half a century, until this year, when Republican Donald Trump won a decisive victory in the state while losing the presidency to Democrat Joe Biden.
Biden becomes the first president elected without carryi ... (full story)