Canada legalized cannabis and here’s what you need to know. Is it all sunshine and rainbows? What’s in the News with stories on Apple security, government waste, death penalty exoneration, death penalty struck down, building permits, and freedom of religion. Finally, And Yet Another Bad Cop on two really bad cops. This episode is brought to you by ZenCash, now known as Horizen, a cryptocurrency that infuses privacy, anonymity, and security, done right. Also, brought to you by SmartCash, an easy to use, fast, and secure cryptocurrency that supports everyday use for everyday transactions.

WHAT’S RUSTLING MY JIMMIES

Canada legalized cannabis across the board, so let me give you the skinny.

What does the law allow for?

 

WHAT’S IN THE NEWS

In security news, Apple has managed to prevent the hottest iPhone hacking company in the world from doing its thing. 

In government waste news, the Air Force, under fire for throwing down $1,280 apiece to replace in-flight reheating cups after their handles break, is pledging to use 3-D printing to get that replacement cost down to 50 cents.

In exoneration news, DNA evidence exonerates a man who spent 19 years in prison for the death of his lover. The California Innocence Project helped free Horace Roberts from prison.

In more death penalty news, the Washington Supreme Court unanimously struck down the death penalty last week, ruling that it is “imposed in an arbitrary and racially biased manner.”

In government permission news, the Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona, one of Spain’s most famous tourist sites, has agreed to pay $41m to city authorities after going without a building permit for more than 130 years.

In freedom of religion news, two Christian filmmakers appeared before the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Paul Tuesday to challenge Minnesota state law which they say illegally forces them to produce and create films expressing messages that contradict their core beliefs. 

 

AND YET ANOTHER BAD COP

This time we have two bad cops, both of which are in states that begin with K.