Black Market

Suspected poacher injured by charging rhino in Namibia's Etosha National Park

Luteni Muharukua and other suspected poachers allegedly entered northern Namibia's Etosha National Park in an attempt to steal rhino horns, according …

UK News

Hawaii’s Spam black market blamed for spate of crime

A black market for Spam in Hawaii is forcing retailers to store the canned meat product behind lock and key to stop a string of thefts.<p>The rash of …

Security

Canadian Edibles Get a Green Light, Licensed Producers Rejoice

If approved by the House of Commons, the new amendment will ensure cannabis edibles and concentrates will be introduced to the Canadian market no …

Cannabis

Crisis: Hawaii's Spam black market!

Criminals are thriving while the law abiding now have to get their Spam from a locked case!<p><b>The news has been predictably</b> bad of late even for a …

Honolulu

Aussies Buying Guns on Dark Web, Czechs Get Gun Rights

As one of the architects of Australia’s extremely stringent gun control laws warns the nation against allowing them to be loosened, the Daily Mail …

Guns

With food-cart reform bill on back burner, New York City street vendors navigate black market

With reform bill on back burner, street vendors navigate black market<p>Godshelter Oluwalogbon loves to talk about the Nigerian fare he hawks from a …

Bill de Blasio

Now Open: Enmore Roaster Black Market Makes a Drastic Sea Change

Manly. Bondi. Cronulla. There are a lot of places to make a sea change in Sydney. None of them were drastic enough for Enmore’s Black Market …

Coffee

New rental laws 'fuelling black market IDs'

<b>Fraudsters are selling fake identification documents to illegal immigrants to help them rent properties, the BBC has discovered.</b><p>You can watch the entire report on Inside Out London on BBC One, Monday 16 October at 19:30 BST.

Trump Drug Czar Helped Weaken Law That Reined in Black Market Opioid Sales

I almost forgot. The <i>Washington Post</i> has a killer story today about a law passed in 2016 that helps drug distributors avoid penalties for selling …

Tom Marino

Millions are deserting collapsing country

THE International Monetary Fund has expressed grave concerns over Venezuela’s unending political crisis, warning it sees “no end” to the economic …

Venezuela

Tax hike on Ontario smokes a boon for black market

A proposed anti-tobacco plan is “totally irresponsible” say critics and will only fan the flames of the province’s already out-of-control illegal …

Southwestern Ontario

Zimbabwe: New Forex Rules Leave Traders in a Lurch

(Photo: Jerry Chifamba/AllAfrica)Traders who rely on foreign currency are now in a lurch following government's criminalisation of the selling of …

Africa

Escape from the undead at Edinburgh’s exciting new pop-up horror bar

Horror fans are in for a treat (and a few tricks) this Halloween at Edinburgh‘s newest pop-up bar.<p>Black Market Barracks – which offers terrifying …

London

Black market will thrive if Alberta government runs marijuana stores, says mid-level dealer

'If it goes Ontario's model, I become richer. If they do private, they have a chance to compete'<p>The black market will continue in Alberta if the …

Cannabis

Cash shortage adds to woes for weary Venezuelans

CARACAS, Venezuela — Citizens already struggling to find food, medicine and other basic necessities have a new shortage to worry about: cash.<p>Troubling shortfalls of Venezuelan bolivars are forcing many in this distressed South American nation to form long lines outside banks several times a week to …

Venezuela

Don’t expect legal pot to cripple organized crime: SFU criminologist

While police agencies are hopeful the legalization of marijuana will lighten the load when it comes to organized crime, one criminologist from Simon …

Cannabis

The Story that Netflix’s Heroin(e) Fails to Cover

By: Chris Calton <br>Last night, I watched the new Netflix documentary <i>Heroin(e)</i>. This documentary was of special interest to me, as it revolved around …

Conservative View

Trudeau Proposes C$1 a Gram Tax on Canada’s Recreational Pot – Bloomberg

Mr Trudeau has the right attitude on the matter and his proposal would be an effective way to combat illicit sales. In addition he also proposes that …

Cannabis

‘As if we didn’t have enough problems already’

Troubling shortfalls of Venezuelan bolivars are forcing many in this distressed South American nation to form long lines outside banks several times …

Venezuela

Venezuela's January-September inflation 536 percent: National Assembly

CARACAS (Reuters) - Inflation in Venezuela's crisis-hit economy was 536.2 percent in the nine months to September, largely due to the rapid depreciation of the local currency on the black market, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Friday.<p>The government stopped releasing price data …

Venezuela

Canada Is Getting Weed Edibles After All

But not until a year after legalization.<p>Canada is going to allow weed edibles a year after cannabis is legalized next July.<p>When the federal government first introduced the Cannabis Act, it said edibles will initially remain banned, to be regulated at a later date. But the Liberals changed their …

Cannabis

Big Weed is on board with Trudeau’s marijuana tax plan – VICE News

Canada’s biggest medical cannabis producers are seeing their stock prices rise after the federal government announced a plan to levy a one dollar per gram tax on recreational marijuana sales, once the drug becomes legal in July.<p>Shares of Canopy Growth Corporation, Canada’s largest cannabis company, …

Cannabis

Canada's largest grower 'comfortable' with federal government's pot tax plan

Questions remain about how pot tax will affect black market drug sales<p>The federal government's plan for a 10 per cent "sin tax" on legalized …

Cannabis

Trudeau Proposes C$1 a Gram Tax on Canada's Recreational Pot

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau proposed a tax of one dollar a gram on sales of marijuana when it’s legalized next year, his most detailed …

Business

How foreigners in Berlin are turning to a black market in mental health for treatment

Life in Germany’s hedonistic capital city can take its toll on the psyche. Faced with long waiting lists and local therapists who can’t relate to …

Mental Health

Federal government to charge GST on marijuana sales, stoking price concerns

Ottawa will charge GST on recreational marijuana in addition to the planned excise tax of $1 a gram, threatening to make legal cannabis more expensive than its black-market competition.<p>The federal government's plan to legalize marijuana by July 1 is designed to replace the illegal market with a …

Cannabis

Alberta's NDP pot plan just might work, but skip government-run shops

The Notley government’s proposed rules for legal pot sales in Alberta, released Wednesday, might just work.

Canadian News

Canadian government must keep its eyes on marijuana’s black market

You can only have 13 people in a room talking about selling pot for so long before they start working out how to divvy up the proceeds.<p>So no wonder the feds put the deal on the table when the premiers were in Ottawa on Tuesday: The federal government will levy a 10-per-cent excise tax, and split …

Cannabis

Rwanda: Public Agencies Join Hands to Fight Illegal Forex Market

Three public agencies have teamed up to tackle the growing black market forex operations in Kigali.<p>The new coalition comprises the central bank, …

Economy

'Competition with a black market': Marijuana pricing challenging, says P.E.I. premier

'This is actually going to cost'<p>The provinces are going to be in competition with illegal sellers when marijuana is legalized next year, says P.E.I. …

Prince Edward Island