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A Massive Survey Ranked All 50 U.S. States By How 'Friendly' They Are to Small Business (There Are Some Big Surprises)

Thumbtack surveyed 7,629 small business owners in all 50 states. Here's what they had to say about how friendly their states are to small business--and why.<p>There are nearly 28 million small businesses in the United States. But your odds of success vary greatly based on where you decide to …

Small Business

The Latest: California pot officials hear litany of problems

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a state hearing on proposed rule changes for California's legal marijuana market (all times local):<p>2 p.m.<p>The nation's largest legal marijuana market is struggling.<p>California cannabis regulators heard a long list of complaints and concerns Tuesday at a Los Angeles …

Cannabis

What Cocaine And Weed Do To Memory

"Your memory is really your identity. Your own history, your own desires, your own fears.”<p>It’s well accepted that marijuana is associated with changes in memory, and the more you use, the more it could impede your ability to remember.<p>But “memory” is not just one thing, or one process. Some studies …

The Brain

The Sneaky Reason Congress May Not Want to Legalize Marijuana

Hint: It's all about the money.<p>Though we're only a little over seven months into 2018, this has turned into a banner year for the legal cannabis …

Cannabis

New Numbers Reveal the Marijuana Industry Boom Has Only Just Begun

Sales of both recreational and medical marijuana already reach far into the billions with vast new markets set to open soon.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The marijuana industry has continued its explosive growth in 2018, and a new report has quantified just how …

Cannabis

Pot for All: How Congress Is Trying to Make Weed Legal

Over the past decade, marijuana legalization has happened at break-neck speed at the state and local level. And yet, pot-related reforms have moved …

What is CBD? The 'miracle' cannabis compound that doesn't get you high

The cannabis-derived chemical is non-psychoactive, and – while federally illegal – has been hailed as a cure for disease<p>In early May, a federal court declined to protect cannabidiol (CBD), a chemical produced by the cannabis plant, from federal law enforcement, despite widespread belief in its …

Cannabis

These Stats on Cannabis Sales Will Shock You

New projected numbers put the pot business on par with Netflix and McDonald's.<p>If you weren't convinced that we are in the early stages of a cannabis boom unlike any other in history, then perhaps these numbers from Chris Walsh, an industry analyst and editorial vice president of MJBiZDaily, will …

Cannabis

Will Eating CBD Gummies Treat My Anxiety?

CBD (or cannabidiol, a derivative of the cannabis plant) is having a moment. You can slather it on in the form of lotion or body oil, and you can …

Wholesale Marijuana Prices Are Plunging in the U.S. -- Here's Why

Cannabis prices dipped by 13% in 2017 and they may fall further in 2018.<p>You may not realize it, but the marijuana industry has come a long way in the …

Drink This! Cold brew coffee infused with cannabis compound

Coffee and cigarettes is a familiar, time-tested pairing. Coffee and cannabidiol? That’s a new one.<p>Cannabidiol is better known as CBD, one of more than 100 known cannabinoids in cannabis. CBD has no psychoactive effects, but some research suggests that CBD offers anti-inflammatory, analgesic and …

Dark Chocolate Can Improve Vision

It may not replace prescription glasses, but a few bites of dark chocolate might offer a slight and temporary bump up in vision quality, new research …

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Hemp Can Fight Cancer, Too, Reveal Scientists in New Cannabis Study

Not all marijuana-derived drugs need to get you high.<p>With one and a half million new cases diagnosed each year, scientists are on a continuous hunt …

Why You Need to Let Go of Average Performers

When average and subpar is acceptable, it lowers the output of everyone.<p>You work hard. Your team works hard. You treat people well. People like you. Your company grows.<p>Your worst people "cover their cost."<p>Stop.<p>You're not in business to cover your cost. You're there to make money. You're there to …

Marijuana Legalization 2018: A State-by-State Guide to Legal Weed

For Jeff Sessions, few places are safe.<p>Although marijuana remains prohibited by federal law, an increasing number of states have legalized the drug …

A multi-trillion dollar blockchain use case

A brief history of supply chains<p>The Industrial Era started with a centralization of production. Fordism, mass manufacturing, and Taylorism all helped make centralized production more efficient.<p>This centralization took the form of large factories where raw commodities were turned into finished …

Blockchain

The two ways Zuckerberg dodged every question from Congress

The House asks, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg manages to never answer.<p>Yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg fielded five hours of frustratingly …

Social Media

The Secret to Choosing High-quality CBD Oil in Today’s Unregulated Market

We are witnessing a modern renaissance within the cannabis industry, specifically the emergence of cannabinoid-based healthcare solutions. While …

Sam's Club Chicken Recalled After Plastic Pieces Found in Meat

The USDA says there were multiple complaints before 48 tons of the Sam's Club product were recalled.<p>If you're a frequent Sam's Club shopper, you …

Check out this tiny Navy SEAL survival kit

If there's one group in the military that's trained to survive in the most horrible conditions known to man, it's the U.S. Navy SEALs.<p>From the icy Arctic to humid jungles, SEALs are prepared for any kind of fight against the enemy at a moment's notice.<p>Sometimes, missions don't go as planned, so …

Military

Here is how to delete Facebook

Some of us have been on Facebook for more than a decade, but all good things come to an end. Over the past 18 months, Facebook has been in a downward spiral. The social network is in the eye of a controversy storm, with fake news, Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and misuse of …

Facebook's latest scandal knocked $40 billion off its market value

It's not a great time to own Facebook stock.<p>The social media company's market valuation fell by roughly $40 billion on Monday following the …

Everything you need to know about Christopher Wylie, the 28-year-old who blew the lid off a huge Facebook data breach

Just after midday Saturday, Christopher Wylie tweeted: "Here we go..." The 28-year-old data scientist was about to be catapulted into the international media glare after blowing the whistle on an enormous Facebook data breach, which he had helped engineer.<p>The Canadian had been acting as a source …

Christopher Wylie

The 100 million city: is 21st century urbanisation out of control?

Bangalore is the worst city in the world for unchecked urbanisation TV Ramachandra, Indian Institute of Science<p>The city stretches so far. It is like a new world where I know no​​ one and nothing Tan Guo, returning resident<p>African cities cannot become sustainable by building roads. They must embrace …

Geography

This Commodity Investor Is Hoarding the World’s Cobalt Supply

Anthony Milewski was among the first investors to realize that if electric-vehicle sales take off the way automakers expect, the world is going to …

This Is What Happens When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town

Eastern Washington had cheap power and tons of space. Then the suitcases of cash started arriving.<p><b>EAST WENATCHEE, Washington—Hands on the</b> wheel, eyes squinting against the winter sun, Lauren Miehe eases his Land Rover down the main drag and tells me how he used to spot promising sites to build a …

Bitcoin

9 Industries That Will Soon Be Disrupted By Blockchain

In many industries, companies will need to adapt or be replaced.<p>Let's face it. Many people are resistant to technological changes in both their personal lives and at the office. However, what they often lack is the vision to see how the new technology they are resisting will improve their lives in …

Here's Why Litecoin Is Up 32% Today

The “silver” of cryptocurrencies is now the fifth-largest by market cap.<p>The cryptocurrency market is having a generally positive day on Wednesday, …

Cryptocurrency

You can build your own mini motor boat with this $950 kit

These made to order $950 kits will allow you to build your very own mini boat at home.<p>American company Rapid Whale has created "Mini Boat," a miniature boat measuring 6ft in length and around 50kg in weight. The boat is made almost entirely of laser-cut plywood and is held together using a …

Miniature