Soda Manufacturers Reveal A Pledge To Cut Calories By 20 Percent

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(PCM) Major soda manufacturers Coca-Cola, Dr. Pepper and Pepsi have recently revealed a pledge to cut down calories in their famous drinks.

One of the major reasons that health conscious people stay away from a variety of carbonated beverages is due to their incredibly high calorie count.

Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo Inc, and Dr.Pepper Snapple Group Inc. have pledged to consumers that they will cut the calorie count in their beverages by 20 percent by the year 2025. It is the companies goal to assist with the ongoing issues of not only obesity, but both diabetes and heart disease as well.… read more...

Russia Plans To Install Park Benches That Double As A Scale

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(PCM) We have enough problems with body image as it is now, however there are plans being put into to place is Moscow, Russia to install park benches that would act as a scale, weighing the individuals seated on them.

The idea is still in the proposal phase in Moscow, however a similar idea has already be implemented in the Netherlands with a bench that was installed at at public bus stop.

The proposed Moscow benches would be sponsored by gyms and fitness clubs (of course) in the area and the hope is that by the individual seeing their weight … read more...

Nationwide Recall On M&M’s

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(PCM) There has been a nationwide recall issued on all theater-sized boxed of M&M’s candies. The recall, issued by Mars, Inc. claims that the 3.4 oz boxed that are labeled as milk chocolate original M&M’s may contain a bag with peanut butter M&M’s instead.

The snafu was brought to the attention of Mars Inc. after a customer contacted the company to let them know that a M&M’s brand Milk Chocolate theater box contained at M&M’s brand Peanut Butter package of candies.

Many individuals suffer from severe peanut allergies, however the company claims that thus far there have been no reports … read more...

L.A. Pizza Shop Cooks Up Marijuana-Infusion Pizza Pies

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(PCM) A new Los Angeles start-up appropriately called “Stoned Oven Gourmet Pizzas” is currently offering new marijuana-infused pizzas.

For the price of ten dollars for a personal-sized pie, the pizza shop bakes medical marijuana directly into your pie of choice. Rest assured, however the company is not breaking any California state or national laws.

According to the L.A. Times, each six-inch pizza contains 250 mg of ethanol-extracted tetrahydrocannabinol, otherwise known as THC concentrate. THC is the substance found within marijuana that induces the feeling of being high.

The company is currently selling, as well as, delivering the six-inch personal pizzas … read more...

California City Set To Offer Free Pot To Low-Income Residents

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(PCM) Residents in the city of Berkeley, California that qualify as low-income will be offered the chance to receive free marijuana as early as next summer.

The San Francisco news is reporting that the city will require their medical marijuana dispensaries to giveaway two percent of the medical marijuana that they see each year to assist low-income families.

Although they must still have a prescription, if a person earns less that $32,000 per year individually or $46,000 for a family then they will meet the eligibility requirements to receive free marijuana at one of the dispensaries in the city.

It … read more...

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