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Czech and German cities brace for more killer floods

Cities in Germany and the Czech Republic were scrambling Wednesday to stave off potential disaster as a flood wave headed north, sending thousands of people fleeing their homes. Hungary has also declared a state of alert as waters surge in the mighty Danube, which is also threatening cities in Austria.…

Czech pharmacies begin selling medical marijuana

Medical marijuana legally went on sale Tuesday in pharmacies across the Czech Republic for patients suffering from cancer, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis or psoriasis. The new law does not foresee health insurance coverage for marijuana, touted by some as a medical miracle drug. The prescription-only drug formally became legal on…