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Hookah Lounge Smoking Debate Rages on in Washington State

Hookah Lounge Smoking Debate Rages on in Washington State

There is an ongoing and open debate in Washington state, surrounding the legalities and operational rights of local hookah lounges. The Stranger, a Seattle-based newspaper, reported that the state seems to be targeting these communities unfairly. The debate continues even as the state presents the facts about the health risks behind the smoking practices of using hookahs. […]

Suspected Salmonella Causes Gold Medal Flour Recall

Suspected Salmonella Causes Gold Medal Flour Recall

Salmonella potentially found present in Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour has resulted in a national recall by General Mills on Jan. 23, 2019. The recalled flour is 5-pound bags with the Better if Used by Date of April 20, 2020, with the UPC 000-16000-19610-0. According to the General Mills website, “The potential presence is the reason for […]

Chipotle: Is Fresh Really Better?

Chipotle: Is Fresh Really Better?

Chipotle restaurant may still be asking the question, is fresher better? As one of the first fast-casual establishments in the Mexican market, Chipotle had grown to 16 locations in Colorado by 1998. In 2006, the chain had grown to nearly 500 locations before McDonald’s divested itself. The restaurant was founded on July 13, 1993, by Steve […]

Oregon’s Medical Marijuana Deliveries Now Legal in Areas Banning Sales

Oregon’s Medical Marijuana Deliveries Now Legal in Areas Banning Sales

When Oregonians cast their ballots on the recreational marijuana measure, 80 cities and 16 counties in the state opted out of the program. Fortunately for state-issued medical card holders, two significant changes to cannabis laws will take place. First, there is an increase in purchasing power from one to eight ounces. Second, the state will allow the delivery […]

Christmas Is More Than Celebrating the Birth of Christ

Christmas Is More Than Celebrating the Birth of Christ

Those who believe in Christ and those who do not, celebrate Christmas with a different mindset. For Christians, it is the celebration of the Savior’s birth. Although, like others, the faithful are still overwhelmed with the pageantry of the non-faithful. Some contend Christmas is Christ’s day. Others assert it is a Pagan holiday. Naturally, there […]

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