Black Market

As it moves to legalized recreational marijuana, Canada is facing a potential weed shortage

575 tonnes<p>Demand for legal weed in Canada, both for medicinal and recreational use, is estimated to reach 575 tonnes (633 US tons) in 2021, equal to C$6 billion (US$4.5 billion) in sales.<p>Published June 27, 2017 | Photo by Reuters/Blair Gable<p>575 tonnes<p>But Canada’s marijuana industry does not seem to …

Cannabis

Pot Candies, Vaping Snuffed Out for Now in Canadian Legalization – Bloomberg

Pot Candies, Vaping Snuffed Out for Now in Canadian Legalization<p>Pot Candies, Vaping Snuffed Out for Now in Canadian Legalization<p>Pot Candies, Vaping …

Cannabis

Nepal: The Great Plunder

Investigating how antiquities stolen from the Himalayas end up in museums and private collections around the world.<p>On the global art market, Himalayan statues of religious deities fetch millions of dollars. But to the Nepalese, they are living gods who have been stolen from their communities.<p>In …

Business

Quebec Wildlife Ministry busts black bear poaching ring

After a three-year investigation, Quebec wildlife officials say they have dismantled a black bear gallbladder-trafficking network.<p>The poaching ring …

Wildlife

Oregon admits lack of oversight of medical marijuana programme

OREGON, United States (AP) — How much medical marijuana is in the pipeline in Oregon? The managers of the state's programme concede that they simply …

Cannabis

As Sudan currency continues descent, inflation hits 64 percent in June

© Reuters. As Sudan currency continues descent, inflation hits 64 percent in June<p>By Khalid Abdelaziz<p>KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's inflation rose to …

World Economy

As Ohio considers legalizing sports betting, regulator says most games are on black market

COLUMBUS, Ohio - All over the United States people are betting on sports, but they're largely in the black market, a state casino regulator said …

Betting

Nicky Blackmarket & Ratty @ Flashback (17-6-2000) by The Rave Music Archive - Listen to music

Electronic Music

Health Canada’s $100 Million Regulatory Fee Could Help Bolster The Black Market Says Industry Insiders

Health Canada's plan to recoup the cost of regulating the legal cannabis industry could be a huge win for the black market.<p>The new fee comes in the …

Cannabis

Oregon's medical marijuana program admits to problems

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The agency overseeing Oregon's legal medical marijuana industry conceded in a report Thursday it has not provided effective …

Cannabis

Music Videos: White Panda Music Video

Casting a female dancer for a music video. Synopsis: DJ White Panda enters an underground blackmarket location where a mysterious Tailor awaits him. …

Music Videos

Canada's Weed Companies Are Mining The Black Market For Talent

When the CBC asked Aphria CEO Vic Neufeld about why he was of hiring employees who had previously worked in the black market to grow his company’s …

Cannabis Industry

Officials crack down on Calif. pot black market

Cannabis

Content of illicit cannabis extracts used to treat children with epilepsy revealed: Families who turned to black market did not get CBD-rich products; majority reduced seizures

Families who turned to black market did not get CBD-rich products; majority reduced seizures<p>A pioneering study has found carers who turned to …

Cannabis

OPEC Member Angola Halves Currency Gap With Black Market

A foreign-currency shortage in Angola, an OPEC member, is easing as oil prices approach $80 a barrel and the central bank weakens the kwanza. The gap …

Oil

Half a burger? Here's what one month's pay will get you in Venezuela

On the Venezuelan black market, 5,200,000 bolivares is worth €1.30, which is about the only source of foreign exchange for most citizens. It's also the minimum wage for a month's work.<p>The country is experiencing a worsening economic crisis that has seen inflation hit a new record of 40,000%, …

Venezuela

Costs, Coverage Issues Spur Black Market for Fertility Meds

The high cost of fertility drugs and treatment and spotty insurance coverage is driving some patients to buy others’ leftover fertility medications.

Law

Thief Stole Snowball The Rare White Alligator And Torched His Florida Animal Sanctuary, Cops Say

“Everyone in the world knows this gator. Whoever has it has no outlet to get rid of it,” the blue-eyed creature's owner said.<p>Thieves stole a rare …

Black Market

Nicky Blackmarket @ Ruffneck Ting - 1997 (Side B) by The Rave Music Archive - Listen to music

Electronic Music

Nicky Blackmarket @ Ruffneck Ting - 1997 (Side A) by The Rave Music Archive - Listen to music

Electronic Music

Why legalization doesn't guarantee the destruction of the black market

In a recent interview for Global News, Canada’s Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor said that displacing the black market is possible if the …

Cannabis

Sting catches out black market fishing operation in Brisbane

A black market fishing operation in Brisbane has been exposed, resulting in four men being fined more than $30,000.

Brisbane

Jungle Splash Summer Jam Free Party

Line-up /<p>Jungle Splash Arena <br>Potential Badboy <br>Nicky Blackmarket<br>Devious D<br>Dj Monk<br>Mad Ash<br>Skyz<br>Busta Widemove<br>Dj Uno<p>Mc Funsta <br>Ragga Twins<br>Jnr Dangerous …

Music

High pot taxes are a drag for Californians | Reuters.com

The legalization of recreational marijuana in California this year was meant to bring the drug out of the dark and into the open. But half a year in, industry experts say surprisingly high taxes are giving some consumers sticker shock and sending them back to the black market.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ …

Cannabis

Is Oregon’s Cannabis Black Market Problem Getting Out Of Hand?

If you purchase cannabis illegally on the black market and live in a state near Oregon, you could still be buying marijuana from Oregon dispensaries. …

Cannabis Law

Drum & Bass DJ Clash - DJ SLY Vs. Bryan Gee Vs. Erb N Dub Vs. Nicky Blackmarket Hosed By Dynamite MC

Stream PyroRadio x BoxPark Shoreditch's Drum & Bass #DJClash contenders DJ SLY Vs. Bryan Gee Vs. Erb N Dub Vs. Nicky Blackmarket battle it out, clash …

Music

The Catcher Was a Spy Review

The opening title cards for The Catcher Was a Spy, directed by Please Stand By’s Ben Lewin, lays out a plot tailor-made for something like Drunk …

Paul Rudd

Thief electrocuted while attempting to steal copper wire from light pole

A man was killed early Thursday morning in east Oklahoma City after being electrocuted while attempting to steal copper wire from a light pole, …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Family rave featuring glow sticks, UV face painting, bubbles and ball ponds sounds amazing fun

A rave dedicated to families is returning to Aldershot this summer.<p>Taking place at Princes Hall in the town centre, Raver Tots is a child friendly …

Surrey (UK)

Inside the Cyber Underworld: The Black Market Report

• The prices for stolen credit cards and bank information<br>• How cybercrime-as-a-service has shaped the threat landscape<br>• The sale of malware, exploits, …

Identity Theft