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Many of the restrictions in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 will be eased under two new Michigan Department of Health and Human Services orders that will take effect Friday.

The revised state health department orders, which ease capacity limits in restaurants and a host of other businesses while also allowing for larger indoor and outdoor gatherings, last through April 19.

State officials on Tuesday announced that restaurants, bars and retail stores will be able to operate at 50 percent indoor capacity, up from 25 percent, though the 100-person cap from the previous order remains in place. The current

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Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (NASDAQ: CGC), a world-leading diversified cannabis, hemp, and vaporization device company, has entered the high-potential U.S. CBD beverage category with the launch of Quatreau, a premium ready-to-drink CBD-infused sparkling water. The stateside launch follows the successful 2020 rollout of Canopy Growth’s CBD-infused beverages in Canada , where Quatreau is now the top-selling ready-to-drink CBD beverage.

Quatreau sparkling water contains 20 mg of premium, U.S. grown hemp-based CBD and one of four refreshing flavors. With an MSRP of $3.99 per 12-ounce can, Quatreau is a functional zero-sugar drink that delivers a natural, low calorie beverage

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After years of vegan and vegetarian devotees asking for more menu items without dairy or meat, Starbucks is finally catering to plant-based customers with its new springtime menu release. The national favorite coffee announced that it’s bulking its plant-based options for both its beverage and food menus, releasing several menu items debuting March 2nd across the country. The menu reveal comes alongside the heavily anticipated national launch of Oatly oat milk products in stores. For plant-based coffee lovers, Starbucks’ new menu showcases its general push towards plant-based products and provides delicious options for all consumers to try.

Starbucks Debuts Two

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Dear Amy: I currently am wrestling with several serious food allergies. Lab bloodwork has just revealed an autoimmune disorder. I am scheduled to see a rheumatologist in two months.

Amy Dickinson 

My body is thrown into a vicious cycle for weeks after consuming foods that trigger allergies.

So, what should I do when I get together with friends or family for dinners and they try to make special food for me? I don’t want to risk even trying this food because of past experiences with bad reactions.

Recently, a host assured me that all of the ingredients were safe for

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a wheel of brie eating walnuts as if it's pac-man

Photo: OlegRi (Shutterstock)

We are, as a society, obsessed with questions about whether an individual food is “good” or “bad” for us. But with the exception of things like poisonous mushrooms (which I would not classify as “food”), no food is bad for you.

The most recent time I saw a headline promising a verdict on a particular food, it was about cheese, but you know the type. Coffee is or isn’t bad for you; dairy is or isn’t bad for you; eggs, butter, soy, fruit juice, whatever. By the time you’re asking whether

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A man’s girlfriend had strange responses to his cooking — then Reddit helped them both realize it was indicative of something else entirely.

The man went on Reddit’s “Am I the A******” forum confused about his girlfriend’s recent behavior. Every time he cooked them meals (his household responsibility) she would complain that it smelled and tasted horrible. It hadn’t been an issue before, so he couldn’t figure out why they were always arguing about it now.

“We both work a lot, so we have both been very cranky and moody,” he said. “Especially my girlfriend who’s snapped

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