Black Market

One Dollar Now Buys 103,000 Bolivars in Venezuela's Black Market

Venezuela’s currency is in free fall as hyperinflation intensifies and a recently unveiled plan to restructure foreign debt adds to a sense of chaos …

Venezuela

Legal marijuana will make Canada safer

On July 1, 2018, marijuana is going to be legalized in Canada. However, there is no need to fear. In fact, Canadians should feel more at ease as July …

Cannabis

Libyans swap jewelry for medical treatment as crisis bites

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - In a square behind Libya's central bank, black market dealers, some of them armed, carry small plastic bags filled with dollars …

Commodities

How Black Market Criminals Are Duping Apple Users Into Surrendering Their iPhones

A security report out Tuesdays sheds new light on the lucrative business of unlocking and reselling stolen iPhones, a multi-million dollar criminal …

Cybersecurity

Google estimates 1.9 billion usernames are available on the black market

Research carried out by Google in association with the University of California, Berkeley has established that there are 1.9 billion usernames and …

Security

Phishing kits meet $2,100 second hand iPhones on black market, study

As American's begin to worry more about cybercrime than the conventional kind, researchers warn users to remain cautious of both, as stolen iPhones …

Security

Pot price pondered by politicians, potential retailers

Jeremy Loewen would like to offer his customers marijuana once it's legal July 1, 2018.<p>The owner of headshop Hemp Haven says the move would be a …

Cannabis

There are 1.9 billion stolen passwords and usernames available the black market, and up to 25% of them will still work on a Google account

• <b>Billions of stolen user names and passwords are available on black market forums.</b>• <b><br>Using internal Google data, researchers found between 7% and 25% of these stolen passwords would work on a Google search or Gmail account.</b>• <b><br>Gmail, Yahoo, and Hotmail users make up 50% of the victims of stolen passwords</b> …

Security

Taxing marijuana: Start low and go slow

When marijuana becomes a legal consumer good on July 1, 2018, it will be taxed. But how much it will be taxed, who will share in the spoils, and to what degree, are all points of contention.<p>Here's what the federal government has proposed: An excise tax of $1 per gram on purchases of less than $10, …

Cannabis

California Could Tax the Daylights out of Marijuana Consumers

Would you pay up to a 45% tax to buy legal cannabis in California?<p>You'll have to pardon the apropos pun, but the marijuana industry is truly budding.</i> …

Cannabis

Pushing marijuana back into the shadows with high taxes

A global credit rating agency says taxes on recreational marijuana in California could reach 45 percent in some places, high enough to keep the …

Cannabis

Pot-tax warning from Alberta business group: ‘We don’t want to reinforce the black market’

A Calgary-based pro pot group says the federal government is walking a fine line with its proposed tax on pot at $1 per gram.<p>“We will be studying the …

Cannabis

Google study finds phishing attacks more efficient than data breaches

A Google study found that phishing attacks are more efficient than data breaches at getting criminals into victim's account and that the average …

Identity Theft

Cannabis producers skeptical of whether Ontario’s plan can compete with black market

Without private cannabis companies and proper branding, the Ontario government’s plan to roll out the sale of marijuana won’t be able to compete with …

Cannabis

KHNL : What's in Hawaii's black market pot? Mold, E. coli, salmonella and pesticides

Top Stories<p>What's in Hawaii's black market pot? Mold, E. coli, salmonella and pesticides<p>Posted: 11/07/2017 4:51 AM<p>HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - One of …

E.coli

Top producers lobby Ottawa for right to market marijuana like alcohol

Canada's biggest producers of cannabis want the federal government to ignore the advice of its expert task force and treat marijuana products like alcohol when it comes to branding and advertising.<p>A number of experts have argued that recreational cannabis should face a restrictive marketing regime …

Cannabis

Black market bodies: legalizing the sale of human organs could save lives

Trafficking in Body Parts<p>When a failing heart, liver, or other vital organ proves resistant to all available forms of treatment, a dying patient’s …

Medicine

Ready or Not, Recreational Marijuana Use Is Coming to Canada

TIVERTON, Ontario — Behind a forbidding high-security fence topped with razor wire, Supreme Pharmaceuticals is busy preparing for the legal marijuana trade, with workers expanding a greenhouse complex where the lucrative crop grows.<p>But while Supreme looks like it will be ready for the day when …

Cannabis

Drugs, Prohibition, and Taxation

My view on the Drug War is somewhat schizophrenic. In my personal life, I’m basically a social conservative. I don’t like drugs, I’ve never tried …

Cannabis

Legalized marijuana presents opportunity of a lifetime for Canadian entrepreneurs

1 / 4<p>Legalized marijuana presents opportunity of a lifetime for Canadian entrepreneurs<p>The modern-day prospectors in Canada's new cannabis market are …

Cannabis

The Marijuana Machine Rolls Ahead – Bloomberg

The billion-dollar bud faces new momentum and problems as three more states legalize it.<p>Soon to be legal for 20 percent of American adults.<p>Since …

Cannabis

Taxes May Raise Price of Legal Marijuana in San Diego

When marijuana becomes legal for recreational use in January, customers could be shocked by the high cost of getting high.<p>That’s because taxes on …

Cannabis

ABC News

Breaking News<p>NYC TERROR ATTACK<p>Play<p>ABCNews.com<p>Several dead, others injured after being hit by vehicle in New York City<p>Brendan McDermid/Reuters<p>8 dead …

Venezuela

It's come to this

A Venezuela bolivar note worth $2.42 on the black market will begin circulating as early as Thursday, lightening the load for people who carry …

Conservative View

Analysis: High taxes could drive up marijuana prices and bolster black market in California - The Cannifornian

High taxes on legal marijuana in California could have the potential to turn many consumers away from the state’s cannabis shops and toward the black …

Cannabis

The Pot Industry Could Be a Big Problem For Conservation in California

Cannabis—for obvious reasons—has always been a lucrative crop in the U.S. As state-by-state legal landscapes have warmed to the use and production of …

Cannabis

Gears Of Biz

How ice draining into the ocean contributes to global sea level rise: Antarctic survey<p>Scientists Offer New Insights On Why Passenger Pigeons Went …

Human Trafficking

Black market seafood sold to WA restaurants for half price

October 29, 2017 12:00AM<p>FISHERIES officers are blitzing one restaurant or seafood outlet every day in WA to crack down on the trade in illegal …

The Computer Software That’s Supposed to Keep Oregon’s Legal Weed Out of the Black Market is Driving Growers Crazy

The state of Oregon has stumbled into another frustrating computer glitch involving a tech contractor—this one hired to ensure that recreational …

Cannabis

Sympathy for street vendors? 'Gag me'

To the editor:<p>It sounds like the writer of "Food vendors hit wall in fight for city permits" is running for a position on the board at the Street …

Disability