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Investing In Medical Pot Might Be Illegal

With marijuana still illegal on a federal level in the United States, American investors in Canadian medical marijuana can be seen as violating the Controlled Substances Act, according to some U.S experts. And the use of the banking system to transfer the proceeds of such investments could be seen …

A Business Model for Marijuana

How did I end up here?<p>It's a question I am constantly asking myself. I spend parts of a typical week at what would be standard business activities: attending political events, speaking at business conferences and working with clients as I fly around the country. But then I spend parts of my week …

9 Unusual Businesses That Are Taking Advantage Of The Legal Marijuana Industry

In the last few years, the pot industry has been jump-started by the loosening of laws in several states. The highly profitable crop is now giving life to a host of ancillary businesses from tech to event planning.<p>Here's what some of the creative pot-loving entrepreneurs have come up with.<p>Eaze is a …

Real Business Ethics and Meaningful Entrepreneurship | Inc.com

How do you become a moral businessman, eh? Are you ethical? How do you learn to be ethical? How do meaning and profit intersect? Is business ethics really just an oxymoron, like " jumbo shrimp."?<p>I must say I find myself most distrustful on the whole subject of business ethics, though nothing is …

Marijuana’s Case for Ethical Investment

Marijuana legalization will always be a cause to some people, while for others it will never amount to more than a financial opportunity. But what …

60 Minutes Examines a Year of Marijuana Legalization in Colorado

60 Minutes brings us an inside look at the marijuana industry in Colorado where business is<p>60 Minutes brings us an inside look at the marijuana industry in Colorado where business is evidently thriving. The feature first brings us inside a marijuana food and wine party catered to young …

7 Myths About Ethics Which Will Hurt Your Business

New entrepreneurs tend to focus only on getting the product right, and assume that the right culture and ethics will come later simply by hiring good people. In fact, they need an early focus on developing their moral compass, as well as setting the right ethical tone. Building an ethical business …

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States Find You Can't Take Legal Marijuana Money To The Bank

<i>This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy.</i><p>The nation’s rapidly expanding legal marijuana industry, which operates in 23 states and the District of …

49ers activate LB Aldon Smith

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Aldon Smith is back with the San Francisco 49ers.<p>Smith was activated off the non-football injury list Thursday. He went into …

Does the National Anthem need to be reversioned?

It seems a long time ago now, - well it was...1997...that you would last have heard BBC One would draw to a close for the night, with a rendition of …

U.S. National Debt: $1.1 Million Per Taxpayer

<b>U.S. National Debt: $1.1 Million Per Taxpayer</b><br>Each U.S. taxpayer now has a federal-debt liability of $1.1 million—and rising.<p>The public tends to focus on the total national debt, which just passed the $17 trillion mark—up from $10.6 trillion when President Obama took office. But that figure pales in …

National Space Society Launches International Initiative to Develop Space Solar Power

It has long been theorized that the best way to harness the sun’s energy is to launch solar power systems into orbit. This week, the National Space …

2013 International Green Building Conference Kicks Off in Singapore

This morning, delegates from more than 35 countries gathered at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore for the 2013 …

Sony Slashes Profit Outlook With TV Business Back In Red

The Japanese electronics maker's worse-than-expected performance, a setback after years of striving to return to its former glories, also featured weak sales of video cameras and a steep slump in personal computers in the July-September quarter.<p>With a quarterly net loss of 19.3 billion yen ($197 …

“And I would have got away with it, if it wasn’t for you pre-caterpillar eggs.”

“And I would have got away with it, if it wasn’t for you pre-caterpillar eggs.”<p><b>#6. Pink Underwing Moth Caterpillar (Going as a Voodoo Warrior)</b><p>[That] really is a mask: The whole thing is part of the creature’s dorsum, and its actual head is shielded underneath. When threatened, the caterpillar raises its dorsum like a dog raises its hackles. The big, black, vacant “eyes,” plus the chattering skull markings that surround them, create a nightmarish face that warns any would-be predators that they …

Target To Drop Criminal Background Questions In Job Applications

Target plans to stop asking prospective employees about their criminal records in initial job applications at all of its U.S. stores, a company spokesperson confirmed to The Huffington Post on Tuesday.<p>The Minneapolis-based company had been facing pressure to do so from grassroots advocacy group …

World Series Game 6: Most expensive baseball tickets in history

The secondary market for tickets to Wednesday's match-up at Fenway has reached record levels.<p>The secondary market for postseason ticket sales is always a lucrative business, but Game 6 of the World Series is establishing new highs for baseball.<p><b>More World Series:</b> 'Angry Red Sox Dad' is …

Istanbul's underwater Bosphorus rail tunnel opens to delight and foreboding

Alternately described as the long-lost link between Europe and Asia or the end of the city of Istanbul as we know it, the world's deepest underwater railway tunnel was opened on Tuesday under the Bosphorus, connecting two continents by rail for the first time.<p>Almost a mile of the 8.5-mile (13.6km) …

Argentina's media empire Clarín told to sell off holdings by supreme court

Argentina's biggest media empire, Clarín, was dealt a blow when the country's supreme court declared constitutional a law passed four years ago by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner that obliges it to sell off a large part of its multimedia holdings.<p>Clarín and critics of the government say …

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NSA chief defends its spying programs

The agency has been in the spotlight over accusations that it monitored the phone calls of leaders who are U.S. allies.<p>WASHINGTON — Army Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency, defended his agency, saying what his staff does "is bring back more U.S. soldiers, airmen and …