Morning Roundup: Jan. 3, 2019

By The Fix staff 01/03/19

Oregon considers exporting weed surplus, Ariel Winter calls out internet troll who accused her of doing drugs and Florida senator pushes state beach smoking ban.

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The Five Most Addictive Substances In The World [CNN]

Expert panels rank the world's most addictive substances. 

Cindy Crawford's Son Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI [E! Online]

Presley Gerber, the 19-year-old son of Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber, was reportedly pulled over on December 30th in Beverly Hills for speeding. The model was given a sobriety test which he allegedly failed and was taken into custody.

Smoking On The Beach Could Soon Be Illegal In Florida [WTSP]

A Florida state senator is pushing to ban smoking tobacco at state beaches. If the bill becomes law, offenders could be penalized up to $25.

Ariel Winter Mocks Internet Troll Who Accused Her Of Using Drugs To Lose Weight [People]

The Modern Family star responded to commenters who accused her of using drugs to lose weight on Instagram. In her quippy reply, the actress noted that her weight loss was due to switching antidepressants. 

Oregon Considers Exporting Marijuana [Insurance Journal]

With a major surplus of marijuana, the Craft Cannabis Alliance has partnered with lawmakers to work towards exporting their supply to other states where the drug is legal. Opponents of the bill doubt that other legalized states would be interested in importing the weed surplus.

2019 Alcohol Consumption To Increase While Population Growth Stagnates [Forbes]

New research shows that American population growth is down to 1% annually. On the opposite end of that trend, alcohol consumption is steadily rising, particularly amongst individuals in North Dakota, Iowa, Delaware, Oregon and Idaho. 

Miss Iowa Spreads Message About Mental Health Awareness [WhoTV]

Miss Iowa 2018 Mikhayla Hughes-Shaw has begun touring schools across the state with her “5 Lessons of H.O.P.E.” (Helping Others and Providing Encouragement) campaign. The five lessons include: love yourself, try something new, speak out, have confidence, follow your dreams.

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