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Could This State Be the Next to Legalize Marijuana?

This large state's Department of Health just recommended legalizing marijuana.<p>Don't blink. Otherwise, you might miss the rapid rate at which the …

‘I will kill you!’ screams outraged woman at Planet Fitness

A woman in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is facing charges of malicious destruction after trashing a Planet Fitness around 1:30 in the morning. Another …

Here's what CEOs actually do all day

Ever wonder what CEOs actually do all day? A study published on Monday by Harvard Business Review sheds light on how those in the top spot use their …

We Asked a Neuroscientist If You Can Be Addicted to Cannabis — See His Fascinating Response

With the legalization of recreational marijuana in full swing, one of the most common questions I hear is whether the Schedule I drug is addictive. As someone who's been smoking weed regularly for the past five years, I've personally never felt like I ever needed it, nor do I notice a difference …

Here‘s How The Top Startup Investors Choose Their Investments

Investing in startup companies may be as much an art as it is a science. There are very few certainties, and many variables that can impact the …

Canada Is About to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use. And These Weed Companies Are Ready to Take Off

The Canadian senate will on Thursday vote on a bill that would make the country the first G20 state to legalize recreational marijuana. The senate is …

What you need to know about the retail marijuana edibles market in Mass.

Cannabis-infused food is booming in other states. Here's what to expect when they hit stores here.

On-site marijuana consumption seen as Holyoke's next step in reaping revenue and jobs from the industry

In Holyoke, recreational marijuana and the different forms that could take are seen as economic development.

Western Massachusetts

Deutsche Bank plummets as Italy crisis rocks global banks

• Shares in Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, were plummeting Tuesday morning as market turmoil surrounding the Italian political crisis spread to the shares of global banks.<br>• By about 11:20 a.m. BST (6:20 a.m. ET), Deutsche Bank's shares had fallen by close to 5% on the day, dropping to a level …

Deutsche Bank

No, Italy Isn’t a Victim of the Euro

Italian President Sergio Mattarella scuppered two populist parties’ attempt to form a government because they insisted on a euro hater as economy minister. As Italy gears up for a new election in the fall, it might be worth remembering why the euro is actually good for its member states.<p>Paolo …

Europe

America has a massive truck driver shortage. Here’s why few want an $80,000 job.

By Heather Long<p>Heather Long<p>Economics correspondent<p>Email Bio Follow<p>America has a massive shortage of truck drivers. Joyce Brenny, head of Brenny Transportation in Minnesota, increased driver pay 15 percent this year to try to attract more drivers. Many of her drivers now earn $80,000, she says, yet …

Business

Rescheduling Marijuana in the U.S. Could Backfire

Despite cannabis being entirely illegal now, a move to Schedule II at the federal level could actually make things worse.<p>The legal weed industry …

Cannabis

How Big Will the Canadian Recreational Marijuana Market Be? Colorado Could Give a Clue

Recreational marijuana in Canada could generate more money than you think.<p>Mark your calendars for June 7, 2018.<p>That's the date scheduled for Canada's …

Cannabis

Netflix’s Cargo review: A zombie movie about inner conflict. A must watch | tv

<b>Cargo<br>Director:</b> Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke<b><br>Cast:</b> Martin Freeman, Caren Pistorious, Simone Landers<b><br>Rating:</b> 4/5<p>It won’t be an understatement to say …

Horror

What Is Cryptocurrency? A Simple Guide To Understanding Cryptocurrency And Crypto News

I am constantly running into techies and entrepreneurs who have made a ton of money by investing in cryptocurrencies. I don’t usually get into something unless I’ve educated myself on it and feel very comfortable with the industry, but to be honest, I haven’t experienced this much FOMO (fear of …

Cryptocurrency

A New Report Says Even With High Levels Of Voter Support Lawmakers Still Aren't On Board With Cannabis Legalization

A new report published by Date of Progress found that in most cases, legislators aren't representing voter's desires for cannabis legalization. This …

Cannabis

How much it costs to rent in 28 Manhattan neighborhoods, ranked from the least expensive to the most

City life comes with a lot of dollar signs — especially in Manhattan.<p>The cost of living in New York City is at least 68% higher than the US average, according to SmartAsset. If you think that's a lot, the cost of living in Manhattan specifically is more than double the national average.<p>At the …

New York City

Startups sprout while seizing ancillary medical marijuana opportunities (photos)

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Jack Grover has long watched his brother suffer in pain from cerebral palsy.<p>The motor disorder makes it difficult for his brother …

A drug derived from marijuana just got a big lift that will likely make it the first of its kind to get federal approval

An experimental drug derived from cannabis to treat epilepsy is on the brink of becoming the first of its kind to win US government approval.<p>The drug is called Epidiolex, and its active ingredient is cannabidiol, or CBD, the compound in marijuana thought to be responsible for many of its …

The 3 Factors That Could Determine Your Success in the Cannabis Industry

Be sure to look into your skill set, the competitive landscape and your potential location before jumping in feet first.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.</i> <i>and</i> <i>Javier Hasse</i><i>’s book</i> Start Your Own Cannabis …

7 Jaw-Dropping Marijuana Statistics You Have to See to Believe

A newly released report projects robust growth for the cannabis industry over the next five years.<p>The marijuana industry is growing like a weed, and …

Cannabis

Canadian pot growers say marijuana byproduct a wasted opportunity for industry

Licensed marijuana producers in Canada are throwing out thousands of kilograms of plant waste each year in what some of them say is a missed …

Cannabis

The crypto alternative

Suppose, just for a moment, just for argument’s sake, that (some) cryptocurrencies are <i>not</i> a giant scam, and what’s more, they’re not just another kind of financial asset. Come on. Don’t look at me like that. Work with me here. Imagine, just for a moment, that there exist plausible futures in which …

Blockchain

What do AI and blockchain mean for the rule of law?

Digital services have frequently been in collision — if not out-and-out conflict — with the rule of law. But what happens when technologies such as deep learning software and self-executing code are in the driving seat of legal decisions?<p>How can we be sure next-gen ‘legal tech’ systems are not …

California Rules May Make Weed Shippers Report Themselves to the Feds

Imagine driving through California, your vehicle packed with Mendocino County’s finest kush. That scenario might once have induced a panic attack …

Research Shows Cannabis May Curb Alcohol and Cocaine Addictions

Solutions to public health problems, such as the opioid crisis and addictions, might be right under our noses.<p>Recent research has shown cannabis can …

'I Consider It A Miracle,' Says Mayor Of Struggling Town That's Being Saved By The Cannabis Industry

When medical marijuana was legalized in Arkansas in 2016 cannabis growers were encouraged to establish themselves in small towns in need of an …

Here’s Why There Has Never Been a Death From Cannabis Overdose

They’re popular mantras in the cannabis community: “There have been no overdoses on marijuana,” and “You can’t overdose on marijuana.” On the other …

3 Surprising States That May Legalize Medical Marijuana This Year

These traditionally conservative states could become the 30th, 31st, and 32nd to legalize medicinal cannabis in 2018.<p>When talking about the …

WHOOP raises $25 million to tell everyone from athletes to execs about their health

WHOOP, the company behind the Tesla of health tracking and sports performance wearables, has raised a whopping $25 million in a new round of funding.<p>The round was comprised of a slew of prominent investment firms and individual investors including the Durant Company, the National Football League …