Morning Roundup: Jan 8, 2019

By The Fix staff 01/08/19
Surgeon General believes it's time to rethink marijuana, Bella Hadid ditches vaping as New Year's resolution, Twitch streamer banned for passing out drunk on live stream.
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Surgeon General Believes It's High Time For Marijuana Reclassification [Forbes]
Despite the opinions of his fellow Trump nominees, the current Surgeon General, Jerome Adams, believes its time the country rethink marijuana.

Bella Hadid Gave Up E-Cigarettes for the New Year: ‘So Far So Good!’ [People]
The model is vanquishing vaping in her life as she welcomes the new year.

New York Bills Would Allow Medical Marijuana Smoking And Cannabis At Schools [Marijuana Moment]
Some New York lawmakers want to delete a line prohibiting medical marijuana use at schools in their proposed legalization bill, reasoning that it is medicine, after all.

Court Rejects Trump’s Cuts in Payments for Prescription Drugs [New York Times]
Hospitals may have to foot the bill if the White House cuts off funding for prescription pills serving low-income patients. A court isn't having any of that.

Ellie Goulding Talked About Exercise Addiction On Her Instagram Stories & Not Enough People Know About It [Bustle]
Her mind was so focused on exercise that even missing a little set off major anxiety.

More tobacco retailers, smoking-related illness in poor neighborhoods [Reuters]
Smoking is down over all in the United States, but it's still hitting the poorest the hardest.

Robbie Williams turns to colouring in bid to help curb his smoking addiction [The Sun]
The singer is turning to a nostalgic creative outlet to keep his mind of cigarettes.

Twitch Bans Pro Smash Bros. Streamer For Passing Out Drunk During Stream [GameRant]
Playing video games live online for pay may seem like a cushy job, but one wrong (and drunken) move and it's game over.

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