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Weed City, USA: A desert town turns to cannabis to find jobs and fight painkiller addiction

As the first city drivers hit on their way into California on Route 66, Needles was once a thriving tourist town in the desert. But for 25 years, the city’s population has been falling and the economy faltering. Now, Needles is betting on marijuana to revitalize its future with hopes of becoming “the Emerald City of California.”

Should life be this stressful?

Stress. Anxiety. Burnout. It’s a given that most of us are pretty worn out. We now live in a world in which a stressful life is considered a normal life. So how do we fix this problem?