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Thais allowed six cannabis plants per household under draft law

A party in Thailand's ruling coalition has proposed a draft law that would allow Thais to grow a limited amount of cannabis at home, less than a year after the country legalised th...

Thais allowed six cannabis plants per household under draft law

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Cannabis plants are sprouting in the flower beds at the Vermont Statehouse (WPTZ)   Cannabis plants are sprouting in the flower beds at the Vermont Statehouse. So far, more than 33 plants have been spotted outside the capitol building in Montpelier. Visitors have pulled some while others are leaving the greens to grown and bud. In the state of Vermont, you can legally cult...
12:17, 07/13/2019

Engineered yeast can brew up the active ingredients in cannabis plants A yeast with added genes from the cannabis plant can brew up cannabinoids more cheaply and with less environmental damage than farming the plant, say its makers...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Enslaved on a British cannabis farm: ‘The plants were more valuable than my life’ Minh was 16 when he was kidnapped, raped and trafficked to the UK, and then locked up and forced to grow cannabis. But when the police found him, he was treated like a criminal rather than a victim. By Annie Kelly More from this series: Exploitation in focusIt was still dark on the morning of 25 Oct...
13:51, 07/26/2019

Coca-Cola heir arrested in Caribbean with $1.3M in cannabis, 5,000 plants aboard private jet: reports A Greek billionaire and heir to the Coca Cola fortune was arrested on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts after a search of his private jet uncovered more than $1.3 million worth of cannabis on board, according to local news reports....
10:51, 05/14/2019

Helicopter covering Spain's La Vuelta cycling race exposes rooftop weed plantation, 40 cannabis plants seized A helicopter covering Spain’s La Vuelta cycling race over the weekend inadvertently busted a rooftop marijuana operation after viewers spotted the plantation in aerial footage and alerted police....
20:34, 09/04/2019

Germany to start closing black coal plants in 2020: draft law Germany plans to shut down its first power plants that use black coal in 2020, a draft law seen by Reuters on Thursday showed, as part of a planned phase-out of coal by 2038 expected to cost at least 40 billion euros ($44 billion)....
18:51, 09/05/2019

Three Thais accused of insulting king have disappeared: rights groups Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Friday, months after two exiled critics of the military and monarchy turned up dead....
11:17, 05/10/2019

The Cannabis Debate: What's the way forward on cannabis reform? Our experts give their verdict What do health experts, criminal justice practitioners and political thinkers say is the best way forward on cannabis? Do any of the legalisation models we have reported on so far in our investigation into cannabis reform — Canada, Colorado, California or Uruguay — convince them? The Evening Standar...
22:00, 07/12/2019

Cannabis has gone from a criminalized drug to a multibillion-dollar global boom in just a few years. Here's everything you need to know about the emerging legal cannabis industry. Barbara Corbellini Duarte Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2012, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dollar public companies, minted billionaires, and brewed social change not seen since the end of Prohib...
10:51, 07/18/2019

The Cannabis Debate: My £250-a-month cannabis fix that saves me from the misery of MS Multiple sclerosis sufferers say it is 'inhumane' that they are forced to break the law, and want medical cannabis to be made available on the NHS. David Cohen reports...
18:01, 09/16/2019

The Cannabis Debate: It's time we were made legal, say London's cannabis dealers... but don't do it for skunk Investigations Editor David Cohen reports on how weed dealers in the capital would welcome being decriminalised... but worry that big business will swoop in and take all the profits...
13:00, 08/22/2019

Spend $50, Get $15 On Household Essentials You Need to Buy Anyway I’m willing to bet that you, with some frequency, find yourself having to buy laundry detergent, cleaning supplies, toilet paper, trash bags, bug spray, and other basic, household essentials. So why not take advantage of this limited time Target deal and get some bonus money for your trouble....
06:17, 07/30/2019

Household Net Worth Rises 4.5% In First Quarter American households more than made back their losses from last year’s stock market turbulence in the first quarter of 2019, according to a Federal Reserve report....
19:51, 06/06/2019

How to make the switch from a two-income household to just one Whatever the reason a couple considers going from two incomes to one, the decision can be overwhelming and even frightening. However, anyone can sail through this transition with proper planning and be glad they made the change....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Household Brands Get a Brief Taste of Their Heyday Emerging markets have been an important source of growth to global consumer giants for some time. For certain names, though, sales in these regions are growing at rates not seen for up to six years....
00:17, 07/26/2019

NBA draft lottery: Pelicans land top pick in a draft headed by Zion Williamson New Orleans earned the opportunity to select Williamson, the consensus national player of the year, as the team continues to deal with Anthony Davis's trade request....
03:17, 05/15/2019

Fantasy football draft strategy: How to handle holdouts, find sleepers and ace your draft It's fantasy football season, and we want to help you dominate your draft. Here's how to handle holdouts, find best QB and TE values and get sleepers.       ...
01:34, 08/25/2019

NBA Draft 2019 live stream: how to watch today's basketball draft online from anywhere If you've recovered from the playoffs excitement, it's NBA Draft time. The 2019 NBA basketball season ended in thrilling fashion with the Toronto Raptors taking the Game 6 victory and dethroning the Golden State Warriors. Now NBA teams and fans across the US are eagerly awaiting the 2019 N...
00:34, 06/21/2019

Draft-Day Manifesto: How to draft your fantasy football team the Matthew Berry way Matthew Berry explains how to build and manage a winning fantasy football team by taking a weekly approach, loading up on backs and receivers and waiting on QB....
15:34, 07/25/2019

2019 NHL Draft: How to watch, draft order, date and time Not even a week after history was made at the Stanley Cup Final, the NHL offseason is moving full speed ahead with the 2019 Entry Draft this Friday. With a total of 217 picks, forward Jack Hughes, and Kaapo Kakko fall in the top two to cross-Hudson River rivals in the New Jersey Devils and......
01:51, 06/22/2019

A Common Household Chemical May Cause Thyroid Problems for Cats Many older cats suffer from health problems caused by a hyperactive thyroid, and while there’s no single cause of the condition, hormone-disturbing chemicals in the environment are thought to be an important factor. A new study involving some furry volunteers suggests that these chemicals include ...
21:34, 07/10/2019

Median U.S. Household Income Showed No Growth in 2018 The median U.S. household income remained essentially flat at $63,179 in 2018 after three straight years of growth, according to Census Bureau figures that offer a broad look at Americans’ financial well-being....
18:51, 09/10/2019

The Machine and his boat oar: How DJ LeMahieu became a household (nick)name in the Bronx Despite some skepticism when he was signed, without All-Star DJ LeMahieu -- or whatever you want to call him -- the Yankees wouldn't be running away with the AL East....
19:51, 07/19/2019

Latest China Tariffs Will Cost $831 per Household, Report Says The latest increase in tariffs on Chinese imports is costing the average U.S. household $831 a year through higher prices and reduced economic efficiency, a paper published by the New York Fed said....
01:51, 05/24/2019

How to Recycle Household Cleaning Products and Hazardous Chemicals It should come as no surprise that when hazardous chemicals are dumped into landfills or waterways, it’s pretty damaging to the environment and our health. Just last week, six states sued the EPA for allowing continued use of a pesticide linked to serious effects—such as brain damage—in humans....
15:34, 08/15/2019

Household debt hits highest level since 2008: NY Fed The average U.S. household's debt is at its highest level since 2008, according to the New York Fed. Mortgages make up 68 percent of the total balance....
04:51, 08/14/2019

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Don't-want-to-draft list starts with Andrew Luck, Todd Gurley Who are the players you should avoid at their current ADPs? Dave Richard shares his annual Don't-Want-to-Draft list to help you eliminate mistakes on Draft Day....
19:34, 08/24/2019

City of Tucson to hold household hazardous waste collection day Don’t know what to with household hazardous waste? City of Tucson Environmental Services Department will be holding a collection day event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Sept. 7 at  Eastside Service Center, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd. The department says the event is held at the same time and location ...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Weakness in Japan's household spending and wages clouds economic outlook Japan's household spending rose less than expected in April while real wages declined, adding to worries about consumption as global trade frictions weigh on broader economic activity....
11:51, 06/07/2019

The average US household spends $4,445 on grocery spending. Here's how many points that gets you with 3 popular credit cards d3sign/Getty Images The average American household spends more than $4,000 on groceries each year, based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics expenditure survey. That's a significant amount of money, but the good news is that several credit cards offer bonus rewards or cash back on groceries. Using th...
04:00, 09/03/2019

Judge orders Argentinian man to pay ex-wife $179G after she left career to take care of household An Argentinian court reportedly ordered a man to pay his ex-wife $179,000 after she left her career to raise their family and take care of the household....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Brokers brave China's FX market crackdown in hunt for household high rollers Lured by hopes that China's retail investors could become major players in global currency markets, foreign brokers are brazenly chasing business in a grey area of the country's online trading sector, even as Beijing vows to wipe out such activities....
13:17, 05/16/2019

Alan Parsons talks about abandoned Pink Floyd album ‘Household Objects’ Instruments shminstruments. So said Pink Floyd when they set out to create an album of music made without instruments. The album, which followed their internationally acclaimed “Dark Side of the Moon,” was an avant-garde attempt that never saw the light of day, legendary producer Alan Pa...
04:34, 09/14/2019

A lost career, household chores and divorce: Why a court ordered a man to pay $179K to his ex-wife A judge ordered a man to pay his ex-wife about $179,000 after she left her career to raise their kids and do household chores during their marriage.        ...
07:17, 06/12/2019

RPT-Brokers brave China's FX market crackdown in hunt for household high rollers Lured by hopes that China's retail investors could become major players in global currency markets, foreign brokers are brazenly chasing business in a grey area of the country's online trading sector, even as Beijing vows to wipe out such activities....
01:34, 05/17/2019

Former head of Amazon Business joins Boxed, a start-up selling household goods in bulk Prentis Wilson, who led Amazon Business' growth to $10 billion in annual sales volume, is joining Boxed as the company's first-ever president....
14:51, 07/23/2019

Beware of that bed: Child brain injury linked to everyday household items, study finds A new study published in the journal Brain Injury shows that common products are linked to most non-fatal traumatic brain injuries in children.       ...
20:51, 07/30/2019

Are We In The “Golden Age of Cannabis”? EWI anticipated legal cannabis in the U.S. more than a decade ago. Now listen to Mark Galasiewski's interview with Dana Weeks, about opportunities in cannabis stocks....
14:34, 05/01/2019

Connected by Cannabis Hillary Peckham and Maren Hall-Wieckert, both part of her family-run medical marijuana company, were married at the Bronx Zoo. But first they had some healing to do....
22:17, 08/30/2019

Cannabis in boxing Should boxers who use cannabis still be put in the same bracket as those who attempt to cheat by use performance enhancing drugs? Hall of Fame writer Nigel Collins investigates The post Cannabis in boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
22:51, 08/13/2019

Should Kissing Be Allowed in Professional Settings? An unwanted kiss onstage at a charity event in Sydney has ignited a wider conversation about whether kissing of any kind is acceptable in the workplace....
11:00, 09/06/2019

NBA Teams Shouldn't Be Allowed To Even Think About 2026 Daryl Morey and the Houston Rockets pushed the absolute limits of the NBA’s rules on trading draft picks to dump Chris Paul in Oklahoma City and bring in a slightly younger ball-dominant point guard—one who’s only two years removed from his last All-NBA first team appearance instead of five. To ditc...
19:34, 07/12/2019

Sea-Eye migrants allowed to disembark in Malta The 65 migrants on board German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi have been taken ashore to Malta, the Maltese government has said. They will be relocated to other EU countries. The ship is operated by the Sea-Eye charity....
03:00, 07/08/2019

Mexico judge says cocaine should be allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
03:00, 08/22/2019

Should pilots be allowed to sleep in the cockpit? Pilots are often overtired, making them prone to errors. Some countries let them sleep on the job -- under strict rules. Pilots love the idea, but consumers are wary, for now....
05:00, 06/05/2019

Mexican Court Says Cocaine Should Be Allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
01:34, 08/22/2019

What Cannabis Actually Does to Your Brain and Body Cannabis is the most popular illicit(ish) drug in the world, and it’s gaining in popularity as it becomes legal—medicinally or recreationally—in more and more states. But what actually happens in your body when you partake? Let’s take a look at this fascinating drug, its health effects, and potentia...
10:17, 08/30/2019

Delivery robots will soon be allowed on Washington sidewalks Washington has become the eighth state to greenlight the use of delivery robots on sidewalks and crosswalks. Governor Jay Inslee signed the bill yesterday, following support from Starship Technologies, which specializes in autonomous last-mile and lo......
16:34, 05/01/2019

E-bikes are now allowed in US national parks, for better or worse The next time you visit a National Park in the US, you can likely bring your e-bike with you. The National Park Service has expanded the use of e-bikes to allow pedal assist models on the same roads and trails as conventional bicycles so long as the......
04:34, 09/03/2019

The Empire Had A Cocktail Party, No Rebels Allowed In cosplay circles, just as in cinematic ones, it can sometimes feel like the Rebels have all the fun. So at this year’s Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, the Empire decided to have a party of their own, really let their (regulation-length) hair down....
05:51, 05/03/2019

My new novel allowed me to grieve years after losing my baby boy In 2006 the writer Clare Mackintosh gave birth to twin boys 12 weeks prematurely. At first everything went well, but then one twin picked up a dangerous infection, and mother and father were faced with a terrible decisionAuthors are told to write what they know, but my own story was, for many years,...
17:17, 07/20/2019

| Caster allowed to participate in men's events - IAAF The IAAF says athletes like Caster Semenya are welcome to enter men's events if they are not willing to take medicine to lower their testosterone levels....
14:17, 05/08/2019

Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder allowed to be her own attorney FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney. Federal Judge Roy Altman granted Yujing Zhang’s request Tuesday to fire her public defenders and represent herself. Altman f...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Where Your Emotional Support Animal Is Allowed to Sit on a Plane In May, a man was attacked by an emotional support animal while flying on Delta; according to a lawsuit filed by the passenger, the animal tried repeatedly to sit on its owner’s lap before the attack—though service animals are required to remain on the floor per Delta’s rules—while attendants ignor...
15:34, 08/14/2019

The ‘Booksmart’ Conundrum: Are Women Not Allowed to Fail? Poor box office the first weekend led to controversy over the Olivia Wilde-directed comedy. But as it heads into Week 2, is it being held to an unfair standard?...
01:17, 05/31/2019

Welcome to Gay Hell, Michigan, where only pride flags are allowed to fly Youtuber Elijah Daniel has pulled a lot of stunts since he started creating content, but his latest act as Mayor of Hell has a lot of people talking....
17:17, 06/18/2019

French court rules that quadriplegic should be allowed to die A quadriplegic French patient, who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, should be allowed to die, France's top court ruled on Friday....
20:00, 06/28/2019

"Wouldn't Have Allowed Sunny To Contest Had I Known...": Dharmendra Veteran actor and former BJP lawmaker Dharmendra on Sunday said he would not have allowed his son Sunny Deol to contest the national elections from Punjab's Gurdaspur had he known who his rival is -......
10:51, 05/13/2019

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
09:17, 07/02/2019

'Ninja-style headwear' no longer allowed in NBA An NBA spokesman told ESPN that "ninja-style headwear" is not part of the NBA uniform and that teams raised concerns regarding safety and consistency of size, length and how it is tied....
15:51, 09/10/2019

Trump Reiterates That Russia Should Be Allowed to Rejoin the G-7 (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world’s major industrial nations. Trump says Russia is often discussed when he and the leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan meet annually as a group. T...
15:34, 08/21/2019

The new rules of cannabis: how to pass the joint and more Lizzie Post, the descendant of manners guru Emily Post, on navigating a world where pot vapor is in the air and part of an evening’s recreationIn 1922, Emily Post published Etiquette, a guide to the mores and manners of a rapidly changing world. As the old social structures crumbled and class took o...
13:34, 08/26/2019

Canada's cannabis industry just beginning to bud For almost a year now, recreational marijuana can be legally sold and purchased in Canada. But what looks like a once-in-a-lifetime business opportunity is proving to be an elusive pot of gold, reports Nicolas Martin....
23:51, 07/31/2019

The Environmental Downside of Cannabis Cultivation Thanks to the legalization of recreational cannabis in 10 states and the District of Columbia, sparking up a joint in these areas is as easy as ordering a glass of wine. Spending on legal cannabis, which includes 33 states and the District of Columbia that allow medical cannabis use for conditions s...
13:51, 06/21/2019

Here’s what the actual research says about the dangers of cannabis use A research team parsed 68 current cannabis studies last year on behalf of the Canadian government. The goal was to determine what dangers citizens would face once the drug was legalized. What they learned was science doesn’t know much about cannabis. Fiona Clement, a health-policy researcher at the ...
06:00, 09/05/2019

Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand's new government, according to a document released before the formal announcement....
11:51, 07/22/2019

Cannabis Investors Are Zoning Out About Supply Cannabis can’t cross state lines today, but should federal laws change, high-cost growers and areas with less favorable climates for cannabis growing will be undercut....
14:17, 06/27/2019

New Zealand to vote on cannabis legalization New Zealanders will be able to vote on whether they want to legalize cannabis in a referendum next year. The draft law under consideration would allow people over the age of 20 to purchase the drug....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Has legal cannabis killed the bong? Under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more than bongs – but health-conscious users who prefer to vape don’t have much use for themIn the stoner culture that flourished under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more clearly than the water pi...
11:17, 05/27/2019

Can cannabis treat anxiety? It's complicated Marijuana companies and users proclaim the drug’s utility as a treatment but hard evidence is more difficult to come byMany cannabis users and businesses are invested in the idea of cannabis as an anxiety treatment. The position invites skepticism: marijuana companies have a financial interest in pr...
15:00, 07/08/2019

| Lesotho officials’ cannabis ‘conflict’ Two senior Lesotho health ministry officials, who oversee cannabis industry licensing, are linked to a company that plans to manufacture medicinal cannabis in the kingdom....
11:18, 08/14/2019

Cannabis Ordinance Proposed In Louisville LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Louisville could soon have softer laws on marijuana possession. A proposed ordinance would make having a small amount intended for personal use the lowest law enforcement priority The ordinance wouldn’t apply to the distribution or sale of marijuana, DUI, drug v...
15:34, 05/24/2019

We're launching Cultivated, a new cannabis newsletter REUTERS/Amir Cohen Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2014, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dollar public companies, minted billionaires, and brewed significant social change. That's why we're launching...
10:51, 07/18/2019

'Plants vs. Zombies 3' is on the way and you can test it now Six years after Plants vs. Zombies 2 staggered into the world, the next entry in the series is on the way. PopCap Games is hard at work on Plants vs. Zombies 3, and it's already offering you the chance to pit flora against undead fauna once again....
03:51, 07/19/2019

GM to add 450 jobs at three Ohio plants GM said the $700 million in investments will expand powertrain and stamping operations in Toledo, Parma and Moraine, creating more than 450 manufacturing jobs....
20:34, 05/08/2019

How to keep your plants alive when you go on holiday Summer's here which means one thing: holidays. Patch's Freddie Blackett reveals five tips on how to keep your plants thriving when they're left alone...
17:34, 07/10/2019

Plants are doing their best to save mankind, but they can’t do it alone We humans are great at a number of things and very, very bad at several others. For example, we’re pretty terrible when it comes to managing our waste and cleaning up after ourselves and, on a related note, we’re really good at producing carbon as a result of burning various fuels for en...
23:17, 05/17/2019

MIT Built a Theranos For Plants The prestigious multidisciplinary MIT Media Lab built a “personal food computer” that worked so poorly that demos had to be faked Theranos-style, per a weekend report in Business Insider. Word of the project’s troubles comes as the Media Lab’s attempts to cover up its extensive financial ties to lat...
00:00, 09/09/2019

Trump To Overhaul Immigration System To Filter Who Is Allowed Into US U.S. President Donald Trump will outline on Thursday a plan to harden border security and overhaul the legal immigration system to favour applicants who speak English, are well-educated and have job......
07:00, 05/16/2019

Govt Assures IOA, IOC Eligible Athletes Will Be Allowed To Participate The government Tuesday gave a written guarantee to the IOA and IOC that all eligible athletes will be allowed to participate in international events held in the country....
05:00, 06/19/2019

WhatsApp Exploit Allowed Hackers to Snoop on Phones WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alone....
08:17, 05/14/2019

Foreign Investment Allowed In Digital Media With 26 Per Cent Cap The Centre today approved 26 per cent overseas investment in digital media as part of a relaxing of Foreign Direct Investment norms across four sectors. The present FDI policy is silent on the......
02:51, 08/29/2019

75 rescued migrants allowed to dock in Tunisian port The International Organization for Migration said an Egyptian ship carrying 75 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea docked in Tunisia's southern port of Zarziz....
20:51, 06/19/2019

Alesha MacPhail killer allowed to appeal against sentence Aaron Campbell was given minimum term of 27 years for rape and murder of six-year-oldAaron Campbell, the teenager who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute last July, has been granted leave to appeal against his 27-year prison sentence.The Scottish Courts and ...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Barr: Law enforcement should be allowed to read encrypted messages Encrypted messaging apps such as WhatsApp “jeopardize public safety” and must be opened up to scrutiny by law enforcement agencies, Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday during a cyber-security conference at Fordham Law School. “Converting the internet and communications platforms into a ...
19:17, 07/23/2019

Whaley Bridge residents allowed to return for 15 minutes People evacuated from town threatened by damaged dam make ‘controlled’ visits to pick up pets and other essentialsRAF pilots and emergency workers were continuing their round-the-clock efforts to shore up a stricken dam before the area is besieged by threatened thunderstorms.A Chinook helicopter mad...
20:17, 08/03/2019

Wrestling allowed Aljamain Sterling to make his own path Aljamain Sterling, who once lived in a home with 13 other family members during his youth, didn't look back after being introduced to wrestling in high school, gaining the discipline needed to become a college graduate and a UFC star....
13:00, 06/03/2019

Japan Will Enthrone a New Emperor. His Wife Won’t Be Allowed to Watch. The new empress, Masako, will be barred from attending the ascension ceremony on Wednesday of her husband, Naruhito — another illustration of the diminished status of women in Japan’s imperial family....
15:00, 04/29/2019

Kansas Inmate Will Be Allowed Opioid Addiction Drugs The A.C.L.U. had argued in a lawsuit that if a federal prison kept denying the medication to the inmate, he would “inevitably suffer and possibly die.”...
02:34, 09/12/2019

Lampard allowed to hold talks on Chelsea coach job LONDON (AP) — Derby says it will allow Frank Lampard to hold talks with Chelsea about returning to coach the Premier League club. Lampard led Derby to the promotion playoff final in his first season as coach but his team lost to Aston Villa. Derby says “with pre-season fast approaching for bot...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Select few allowed to swim in Hearst Castle pools SAN SIMEON, Calif. (AP) — The Foundation at Hearst Castle is offering a chance to swim in the California landmark’s iconic pools, where Lady Gaga and Hollywood’s Golden Age celebrities dipped their toes. The foundation will allow members to pay for a swim in the outdoor Neptune Pool on f...
00:51, 06/21/2019

Canopy expects to see the next cannabis breakthrough in 24 months "That's just enough time to use all of our IP and brands to really get ahead," Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton says about its acquisition of Acreage....
11:34, 05/31/2019

Arizona Tea maker enters the cannabis market In another example of marijuana hitting the mass market, the maker of Arizona Tea is entering the market for vape pens and cannabis-infused gummies and drinks through a licensing deal with Dixie Brands....
17:00, 08/07/2019

Diageo keeps an eye on cannabis as gin and tequila sales soar Drinks firm says it will wait and see before investing in marijuana after its profits riseDiageo, the drinks firm behind Guinness and Johnnie Walker whisky, said it was keeping one eye on the North American cannabis industry, as soaring gin and tequila sales helped boost profits.Pretax profit rose b...
22:00, 07/25/2019

'No one buys albums': why pop stars are selling cannabis From Jenny Lewis to Margo Price, pot is music’s new money-spinner. And it’s targeting womenBid farewell to the merch stand mainstays of T-shirts and tote bags and say hello to pop’s latest money-spinner: weed. Noted musical marijuana enthusiasts Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson and the Bob Marley family es...
20:17, 06/01/2019

US gov’t growing a record 2-ton cannabis crop—but still won’t let others grow Enlarge / Marijuana plants grow in a greenhouse in Colorado, not for research. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) With the recent explosion of cannabis access and CBD products, federally funded scientists are craving more research on the potential risks and benefits. But if any researchers were hoping fo...
03:51, 07/13/2019

Canadian cannabis group snaps up UK greenhouse A giant Canadian cannabis producer has agreed its maiden foray into the British market by buying a vast Lincolnshire greenhouse in a deal worth tens of millions of pounds....
15:51, 07/04/2019

Aurora Cannabis third-quarter revenue jumps 20% Aurora Cannabis Inc reported a 20% jump in quarterly net revenue on Tuesday, as Canada's legalization of recreational cannabis late last year boosted demand....
03:17, 05/15/2019

America’s first cannabis restaurant to open in California The Lowell Cafe in West Hollywood confirmed that they will become America’s first “full-service restaurant and lounge to offer farm-to-table cannabis and cuisine.”...
00:00, 08/22/2019

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in the debate over legalization. “We see it as kind of ironic that we are going after CBD while doing a legalization push for marijuana,” said Winthrop Ro...
08:51, 06/02/2019

‘They’re gentrifying it’: big money muscles in on the cannabis market At the Cannabis Europa conference this week, business interests will be well represented – to the dismay of veteran campaignersLater this week at London’s Southbank Centre, hundreds of people – mainly men, mainly suited – will gather in a lecture hall and in conference rooms to debate the medicinal ...
12:00, 06/23/2019

Cramer Remix: The cannabis stocks I'm eyeing Jim Cramer turns to the charts to reveal that cannabis companies like GW Pharmaceuticals and Village Farms could be good additions to your portfolio....
04:51, 05/22/2019

Here’s how to apply for long-promised cannabis pardons Today, the federal government told people with prohibition-era marijuana convictions how to get long-promised pardons. It's a complex process involving lots of paperwork....
18:51, 08/01/2019

US teens may be finding it harder to buy cannabis after legalisation After seven US states legalised recreational use of marijuana, teenagers reported less use of the drug in anonymous surveys, perhaps because legal dispensaries require proof of age...
20:17, 07/08/2019

With pancreatic cancer, what Stephen needs is legalised cannabis A year into his cancer treatment, Stephen heard about the benefits of medical marijuana and CBD oil, but it has proven difficult to get. Words and photographs by Ali Smith I was lying face down when I first heard about Stephen Schulman. I’d been feeling sorry for myself, complaining of an aching wri...
10:00, 09/04/2019

Edie Parker gives cannabis a chic makeover Edie Parker handbag designer Brett Heyman never imagined she’d have her own line of cannabis one day. “Literally, never,” she tells Threads with a laugh. “I thought maybe shoes.” But last week, she launched Flower by Edie Parker — a collection of gorgeous cannabis accessories and three strains of pr...
19:17, 05/22/2019

Plants Are Definitely Not Conscious, Researchers Argue The remarkable ability of plants to respond to their environment has led some scientists to believe it’s a sign of conscious awareness. A new opinion paper argues against this position, saying plants “neither possess nor require consciousness.”Read more......
20:51, 07/03/2019

Plants vs Zombies Is Ten Years Old, So Here's A Look At Where It All Began One of the main reasons I run Fine Art every night is that I’m fascinated by the earliest origins of the characters and worlds that we love. And it doesn’t get much earlier than these sketches laying down the foundations of classic tower defence game Plants vs Zombies....
04:17, 05/06/2019

Trump prods GM over its plants in China President Donald Trump's tweet comes amid a U.S.-China trade war and after GM has made cutbacks that have left it with the smallest UAW membership among the Detroit 3....
16:17, 08/30/2019

The Best Online Shops for Ordering Plants Filling your place with greenery no longer requires wandering the aisles of your local humid nursery. Here are companies that'll ship plants right to you....
22:51, 07/08/2019

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay the carbon price on every ounce of their emissions....
21:00, 06/28/2019

Working in plants is not a ?death march' One of the most vital shifts for Ford is making its plants more interesting places to work, said Michael Mikula, who is tasked with that mission as the automaker's chief engineer of advanced manufacturing....
07:00, 08/07/2019

House plants: the new bloom economy Instagram-friendly and bursting with ‘wellbeing benefits’, pot plants are being repackaged and reinvented by smart online entrepreneurs. Alex Moshakis reports on a growing trendIn October last year, an American entrepreneur named Eliza Blank raised $5m in venture funding for the Sill, a New York bra...
21:34, 06/30/2019

Low Maintenance Plants Are Actually Terrible for Beginners Hands up if you’ve killed a succulent. Yeah, me too. Succulents and cacti are great beginner plants in theory because they can survive a little neglect. But that’s actually what makes them terrible for brown thumbs like me and (perhaps) you....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Welcome a Few More Plants into Your Home With this One-Day Amazon Sale Bring spring into your home with today’s Gold Box. Choose from over a dozen house plans from Costa Farms, with prices starting at just $16. Choose from a fancy succulent for $18, a snake plant, a four-pack of Croton plants, a lucky bamboo plant and more....
15:00, 05/09/2019

How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer Research into the medicinal herbs of Mauritius shows that we may still have much to learn about the anticancer properties of many of the island plants....
18:34, 05/06/2019

GM plants' 2nd chances would save few jobs Potential deals in Ohio and Canada would have similar outcomes: much smaller work forces, long-term uncertainty and a lesson in how difficult it is to replace or save factory jobs....
07:17, 05/12/2019

Iran breaches nuclear fuel stockpile allowed under accord: UN Iran exceeded a key limitation on how much nuclear fuel it can possess under the terms of the 2015 international nuclear accord, UN says.        ...
16:51, 07/01/2019

Sitaram Yechury, Kashmiri Student Allowed By Supreme Court To Go To J&K A Kashmiri student who wants to visit his parents and Left leader Sitaram Yechury should be allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir, the Supreme Court ruled today, hearing petitions against the end of......
08:34, 08/28/2019

‘It can’t be allowed to die’: Bury facing empty days and uncertain future The League One club are staring into the abyss with their first two fixtures now suspended by the EFLAt Bury’s historic, homely, Gigg Lane stadium, two days before what should have been the start of the season in League One, the ticket office of the newly promoted club was open but doing almost no b...
12:17, 08/03/2019

Iran breaches nuclear fuel stockpile allowed under accord, UN says Iran exceeded a limitation on how much nuclear fuel it can possess under the terms of the 2015 international nuclear accord, the U.N. says.        ...
23:51, 07/01/2019

Syrians fleeing war allowed to stay longer in the United States U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will allow about 7,000 Syrians who have fled war in their country to stay 18 months longer in the United States, extending them a temporary protection on Thursday it has tried to deny to other migrants....
06:17, 08/02/2019

Chanda Kochhar's Brother-In-Law Allowed To Visit US By Delhi Court A Delhi court Thursday allowed former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar's brother-in-law Rajiv Kochhar, a suspect in a bank loan fraud and money laundering case, to travel abroad for 10 days....
18:51, 05/16/2019

Pete Buttigieg says gig workers should be allowed to unionize during Democratic debate Reuters South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said, as president, he would allow gig workers to unionize. "There are people in the gig economy who go through more jobs in a week than my parents went through in their lifetime," Buttigieg said during the debate. "That's why I propose that we allow gig work...
08:17, 08/01/2019

No Word On Mehbooba Mufti's Release, Family Says Not Allowed To Meet Two former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir - Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti - have been in police custody for nearly a month and sources say there is no word on when they might be released....
18:00, 08/27/2019

"Third Child Shouldn't Be Allowed To Vote": Ramdev On Population Control Yoga guru Ramdev asserted that in order to contain population growth, the government should bring in a law whereby third-borns should be bereft of voting rights. He also batted for a pan-India ban on......
13:51, 05/26/2019

Amidst Controversy, Twitch Confirms That Breastfeeding On Stream Is Allowed Last week, Twitch partner Heather “HeatheredEffect” Kent breastfed her baby while talking to a friend and streaming on Twitch. She didn’t try to draw attention to the act; she did it then and there simply because babies gotta eat, too. However, Twitch ended up deleting a clip of the moment, and the ...
01:17, 08/02/2019

Iran amasses more enriched uranium than allowed by nuclear deal Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 deal with major powers, its first major step in violation of the deal since the United States pulled out of it more than a year ago....
18:51, 07/01/2019

French doctors allowed to withhold life support for patient PARIS (AP) — France’s highest court has given doctors permission to restart procedures to stop feeding and hydrating a man, who has been in a vegetative state following a car accident 11 years ago. The Court of Cassation quashed a previous decision by a Paris court to resume life support so th...
18:34, 06/28/2019

People Experiencing Hardship Should Be Allowed to Use Technology Without Your Judgmental Bullshit Roughly 553,000 Americans are currently experiencing homelessness, according to the latest figures available from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. But that doesn’t mean those people should be judged for owning technology like laptops and smartphones, no matter what various assholes h...
21:00, 06/15/2019

Those Opposing Anti-Triple Talaq Law Won't Be Allowed To Succeed: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today targeted the opposition parties over the issue of instant triple talaq, saying the Congress and its allies were working overtime to stall a bill against the......
20:00, 05/05/2019

WhatsApp attack allowed hackers to install surveillance tech A recently discovered security flaw in the popular messaging app WhatsApp has been exploited to secretly install spyware onto users' devices.As the software suffers from a buffer overflow weakness, hackers can take over the application to run malicious code which gives them access to encrypted ...
12:34, 05/15/2019

Norway wealth fund allowed to invest again in Walmart, Rio Tinto, others Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund can invest again in miner Rio Tinto and retailer Walmart after their exclusions from the fund's investments on ethical grounds were revoked, the board of the central......
14:34, 06/25/2019

Sitaram Yechury "Detained At Srinagar Airport, Not Allowed To Move": CPM Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury and his party colleague D Raja have been detained at Srinagar airport after they landed there amid a lockdown in Kashmir valley today....
10:00, 08/09/2019

Trump Administration Says It Should Be Allowed to Treat Migrant Kids Like Dogs The Trump administration has had no shame treating migrant families, and children specifically, in dehumanizing ways and as political pawns, but even this seems like a new low....
19:34, 06/20/2019

Trump claims he wouldn’t have allowed CIA to recruit Kim Jong-un’s relatives President’s comment was the latest occasion in which he appeared to side with an adversary over US intelligenceDonald Trump has said he would not have allowed the CIA to have recruited Kim Jong-un’s relatives as informants to gather information on the North Korean dictatorship.Trump told journalists...
05:51, 06/12/2019

Robert Vadra Allowed To Go Abroad For Treatment; Not London, Says Court Businessman Robert Vadra, accused in a money laundering case, has been allowed by a Delhi court to travel abroad for six weeks for treatment of an illness. The court told Mr Vadra to give his travel......
09:17, 06/03/2019

Whaley Bridge residents allowed home as dam danger recedes 1,100 evacuees can return to Derbyshire town, despite forecast of heavy rainAround 1,100 residents of a Derbyshire town have been allowed to return home almost a week after they were evacuated when a nearby dam threatened to collapse.Parts of Whaley Bridge were evacuated on Thursday last week after ...
18:00, 08/07/2019

8,100 Alberta wildfire evacuees allowed to return home Tuesday The Alberta government said a shift in weather, including cooler temperatures and rain in recent days, has helped firefighters in the High Level region....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Vertonghen suffers head injury but is allowed to play on before being helped off "A staggering Jan Vertonghen was helped off the pitch after an ugly challenge with Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana left him with blood pouring from his face."...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Scarlett Johansson says she "should be allowed to play any person, tree, or animal" Another day, another instance of Scarlett Johansson hurling herself off a public relations cliff: The former Ghost In The Shell actress gave a new interview to As If magazine this week, touching on a wide variety of issues germane to her career. Topics ranged from the good (Directors shouldn’t force...
08:00, 07/14/2019

Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter U.S. Two options administration officials will consider next week would all but end the United States’ status as one of the leading places accepting refugees from around the world....
21:00, 09/06/2019

Iran says cuts in commitment allowed under nuclear deal: Fars Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday Iran's reduction of commitments under its 2015 nuclear deal were allowed under the accord, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
15:34, 09/08/2019

Report: Chargers' holdout RB Gordon allowed to seek trade With their regular-season opener about a week away, the Los Angeles Chargers have given holdout running back Melvin Gordon permission to look for trade options, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport on Saturday....
07:51, 09/01/2019

GoAir Passenger Not Allowed To Board Plane For Refusing To Be Frisked Low-cost carrier GoAir on Tuesday said it did not allow a passenger to board an aircraft at the Bagdogra airport in West Bengal after he refused to undergo a mandatory second security check and......
04:17, 08/14/2019

Novartis CEO says cannabis not company focus despite Tilray partnership Speaking with CNBC's Jim Cramer from the "Healthy Returns" conference in New York City, Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan says cannabis is "not a focus" for the pharma company....
18:17, 05/21/2019

GW Pharma cannabis drug wins European panel OK GW Pharmaceuticals' marijuana-based treatment Epidiolex has won a positive recommendation for marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday for use as an additional treatment for two types of seizures....
15:51, 07/26/2019

Cannabis-based health products are going mainstream – do they work? A component in cannabis called CBD is claimed to help everything from Alzheimer's to anxiety. Despite a boom in sales, there's little evidence supporting the claims...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Dispute Over Evidence Of Cannabis Use By Vikings In North America Cannabis pollen discovered near an ancient Viking settlement in Newfoundland is generating differences in opinion as to whether or not the Vikings were smoking and eating the weed while they explored North America. ...
01:00, 07/17/2019

Jay-Z joins cannabis company as chief brand strategist The rapper is the latest celebrity to get into the marijuana business as its legalization for recreational use has spread to 11 US statesBillionaire rapper Jay-Z is entering the fast-growing cannabis industry, taking a role with California company Caliva as a strategist.Privately owned Caliva, forme...
06:00, 07/10/2019

France has no plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use: minister France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Thursday....
11:17, 06/20/2019

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, the fewer people will die from opioid overdoses. The findings suggest that there’s no real connection between the rate of opioid overdose deaths and a ...
07:34, 06/12/2019

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potential visitors to the games that the substance is against the law in Japan. Toshiro Muto of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee says at least one membe...
13:00, 06/11/2019

The Cannabis Debate: Ethnic minorities twice as likely to be arrested for possession The disproportionate impact on black communities of the war on drugs is not just an American phenomenon — an Evening Standard investigation reveals the racial disparity in London is just as alarming....
16:00, 07/04/2019

Kroger to start selling cannabis-based products Kroger Co said on Tuesday it would start selling cannabis-based products in 945 stores, joining the growing number of retailers that are trying to tap the demand for cannabidiol (CBD) products....
02:34, 06/12/2019

Firefly 2+ is a smart and stylish vape for cannabis connoisseurs The Firefly 2 turned more than a few heads when it was released back in 2016. Lighter, sleeker and smarter than its clunky and cumbersome predecessor, it felt like the future of cannabis consumption. But in the following three years, the world turned......
02:51, 07/05/2019

Wall Street Chokes on Cannabis Bank Bill The U.S. cannabis industry could do with backup from Wall Street as it pushes for banking reform on Capitol Hill. But the most powerful banks are steering clear—and there’s little immediate sign of that changing....
12:17, 05/07/2019

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
16:17, 07/23/2019

Earliest known signs of cannabis smoking unearthed in China Incense burners found at 2,500-year-old cemetery suggest intentional use of to get highScorched wooden incense burners unearthed at an ancient burial ground in the mountains of western China contain the oldest clear evidence of cannabis smoking yet found, archaeologists say.Residues of high potency ...
23:34, 06/12/2019

Aurora Cannabis executive says he is 'very worried' about vaping situation in the US "In Canada, it's very different, and we're heavily regulated by Health Canada, which is a good thing," Executive Chairman Michael Singer says....
00:00, 09/13/2019

Danish cannabis firm quarantines more products from CannTrust Danish cannabis firm StenoCare said on Thursday it would quarantine more batches of cannabis oil from its partner CannTrust which has sold products from what Canada's federal health regulator called unlicensed facilities....
13:51, 07/11/2019

Omura's Series 1 cannabis vaporizer uses 'flower cartridges' Cannabis vaporizers have come a long way. As weed becomes legal in more states, companies are free to devise new methods to administer the herb. Enter Omura and the Series 1. At first glance, it looks like a conventional — if not more stylish &......
23:00, 05/24/2019

Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana, with potential penalties ranging from five years’ imprisonment to death...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Half of cannabis users think they can drive safely while high – are they right? It’s been several years since recreational cannabis was made legal in some US states. What effect has it had on road safety?People who are stoned often think they’re being funnier than they actually are, now we know they overestimate their driving ability too.Almost half of cannabis users believe it...
14:17, 05/01/2019

All NBA Draft Grades Are Useless. Here Are My NBA Draft Grades Now that the mock drafts are dead, the fashion show is done, all the crying parents have come and gone and Woj and Shams are back in the holster for a few hours, let us see what Postseason Advent has wrought:...
19:17, 06/21/2019

New UK nuclear plants could be paid for upfront by consumers Government plans to attract investors by making taxpayer help pay for cost overrunsThe government has confirmed plans for consumers to begin paying for new nuclear reactors before they are built, and for taxpayers to pay a share of any cost overruns or construction delays.In a consultation document ...
17:34, 07/23/2019

Cigarette Butts Stunt Plants' Growth Other humans aren’t the only living things affected by your smoking habit, scientists in the UK warn. Their new research suggests that at least some plants can’t grow as well in the presence of discarded cigarette butts.Read more......
05:51, 07/23/2019

These 5 tropical plants may 'provide anticancer benefits' New research examined several plants that people have used to treat cancer since ancient times. The study identified five plants with anticancer benefits....
10:51, 05/27/2019

Ancient Plants Revive After Being Trapped in Ice for 400 Years Scientists visiting Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic discovered something remarkable and fascinating. Led by Catherine LaFarge, a geologist from the University of Alberta in Edmonton (Canada), they were exploring an area called the Sverdrup Pass, which until just recently had been covered by ...
17:34, 07/21/2019

An oral history of substance use and recovery in plants Two UAW officials and a postdoctoral researcher spoke with Staff Reporter Jackie Charniga about how previous epidemics shaped workplace policies on substance-use disorders and how the UAW may be uniquely positioned to tackle the problem....
07:00, 07/07/2019

FCA seeks $160M in tax incentives for Detroit plants Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is seeking up to $160 million in taxpayer incentives to partially subsidize a planned $2.5 billion investment in two Detroit assembly plants....
23:00, 04/30/2019

GM offer said to revive Detroit, Lordstown plants The Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant would build an electric pickup, while Lordstown would make battery cells, according to a person familiar with the offer....
19:51, 09/15/2019

The New Plants Vs. Zombies Shooter Is Off To A Strong Start Launched last week into a special Founder’s Edition early access period, Plants Vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville might not have a lot of content yet, but it’s already a blast to play....
00:17, 09/11/2019

'Keep these plants open,' UAW chief tells GM brass UAW President Gary Jones warned Fiat Chrysler Automobiles that the company's increasing use of temporary workers would be a major issue in contract negotiations. ...
01:51, 07/17/2019

NRC proposes fewer inspections at U.S. nuclear plants In a bid to save money, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recommended reducing the number of inspections it performs for nearly 100 reactors at 60 nuclear power plants across the United States....
23:51, 07/17/2019

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers with addiction....
11:17, 07/08/2019

The facts about China, GM and its four plants slated for closure President Donald Trump met with with General Motors CEO Mary Barra at the White House Thursday. Her decision to shut four US plants has clearly made him unhappy....
23:34, 09/06/2019

Spider-Man writers weren’t allowed to see Endgame’s script, and that’s what ruined ‘Far From Home’ Spider-Man: Far From Home has been out for a month now. The final installment of the Infinity Saga concludes Marvel’s third MCU phase, while simultaneously teasing what may be in the works for MCU Phase 4. The film is entertaining and delivers plenty of epic Spider-Man scenes and action sequen...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Meghalaya Ordered To Pay 100 Crore Fine, Allowed To Restart Coal Mining Meghalaya has been ordered to deposit Rs 100 crore in fines, imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for failing to curb illegal coal mining in the state...
14:00, 07/03/2019

Harvard freshman denied entry to US before fall semester now allowed to enter Freshman Ismail Ajjawi, 17, said the denial had to do with politically oriented social media posts made by friends.        ...
23:00, 09/03/2019

Here's a list of benefits private insurance won't be allowed to cover if Kamala Harris has her way Sen. Kamala Harris, has been trying to have it both ways on healthcare, claiming she supports the "Medicare for all" plan proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders, while also insisting she opposes getting rid of private insurance. This is an untenable position....
22:00, 07/02/2019

New York allowed driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. Is New Jersey next? After New York became the 13th state to offer driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, advocates are pushing for New Jersey to be next.        ...
23:34, 06/19/2019

Ayodhya Case: No Muslims Allowed To Enter Since 1934, Says Nirmohi Akhara The Supreme Court was told by one of the Hindu parties to the politically sensitive Ayodhya land dispute case that no Muslims were allowed to enter the disputed structure since 1934 and it had been in......
15:34, 08/06/2019

Car driving licence holders to be allowed to drive alternatively fuelled vans News 29 Apr, 2019 New rules will allow motorists with standard category B driving licences to drive alternatively fuelled vans weighing up to 4.5 tonnes...
14:00, 05/02/2019

| Ocean Viking migrant rescue ship 'not allowed' to refuel in Malta Maltese authorities have refused the Ocean Viking rescue ship to refuel in their harbours while on its search and rescue mission off the coast of Libya....
12:18, 08/13/2019

Golf: Faldo not thrilled Daly will be allowed to ride cart at PGA Championship Six-times major champion Nick Faldo questioned the decision to grant John Daly special dispensation to ride a cart at next week's PGA Championship in New York because the American suffers from arthritis in his right knee....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Apple, Google Remove 3 Dating Apps That Allowed Kids to Sign Up Apple and Google have removed three dating apps from their online stores after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleged the apps allowed kids as young as 12 to access them....
13:51, 05/07/2019

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a potato factory in the country had killed 14 people...
05:51, 06/12/2019

Chicago families sue after a case of mistaken identity allowed a man to be taken off life support Two Chicago families have sued the city and a hospital after an injured patient was incorrectly identified, and people who did not know him were given the decision to take him off life support....
19:34, 07/05/2019

DTM allowed teams to adjust steering columns afer new engine issues The DTM allowed teams to make changes to the series' standardised steering-column system at Zolder because vibrations caused by the new breed of Class One engines have impacted reliability...
18:17, 05/20/2019

IndiGo Expresses Regret After MP Sanjay Singh Not Allowed To Board Plane Low-cost airline IndiGo on Sunday regretted the inconvenience caused to Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh, who was stopped at Delhi Airport from boarding the Bhopal-bound airline......
00:17, 09/02/2019

Senior huntsman who allowed hounds to kill fox cubs avoids jail A senior huntsman convicted of allowing his hounds to kill four fox cubs has been handed a 16-week suspended jail sentence for causing their "painful, terrifying" deaths....
01:00, 06/11/2019

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
22:17, 06/11/2019

SNP hints party would back Jeremy Corbyn if he allowed an independence referendum Scottish nationalists today stepped up their campaign to break up the United Kingdom by pushing for another referendum within two years amid the Brexit turmoil....
20:34, 08/08/2019

A Botched Investigation May Have Allowed a Cyprus Serial Killer to Murder More, President Says (NICOSIA, Cyprus) — The president of Cyprus fired the small island nation’s police chief Friday, saying botched missing person investigations might have allowed a self-confessed serial killer to claim more victims. President Nicos Anastasiades’ action came the day after Cyprus̵...
20:51, 05/03/2019

Caster Semenya Won't Be Allowed To Defend Her 800-Meter Title At The World Championships South African runner Caster Semenya won’t be allowed to compete in her primary event, the 800 meters, two months from now at the 2019 World Championships, because a Swiss court has reversed the June ruling that temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory hormone policy....
23:51, 07/30/2019

Charity ship says migrants' safety at risk; minors allowed to disembark A charity that operates a rescue ship carrying more than a hundred migrants off the coast of Italy said on Saturday that it could not guarantee their security after the boat had spent more than two weeks waiting for a port to disembark in....
01:51, 08/18/2019

27 unaccompanied minors will be allowed to get off a migrant ship in Italy after far-right Salvini loosens his ban The 27 unaccompanied minors on board the Open Arms, a humanitarian ship carrying 147 rescued migrants, will be allowed to disembark in Italy, after a bitter standoff between Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
23:51, 08/17/2019

Sorry, BTS Army: No camping allowed at Metlife Stadium for New York/New Jersey shows K-pop superstars BTS are set to make their MetLife debut this weekend but the earliest fans can enter the grounds is 9:30 a.m. EDT.        ...
20:51, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway wealth fund allowed to invest again in Walmart, Rio Tinto, others Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund can invest again in miner Rio Tinto and retailer Walmart after their exclusions from the fund's investments on ethical grounds were revoked, the board of the central bank said on Tuesday....
13:00, 06/25/2019

Japan Said to Have Allowed More Exports of High-Tech Material to South Korea Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, ahead of talks this......
13:51, 08/20/2019

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet, where it was inevitably found and posted by President Trump. The video largely spread via social media, including Facebook and Twitter. On Friday, Fac...
03:17, 05/30/2019

A decade ago, these girls weren’t allowed to play lacrosse. Now they inspire a reservation. For the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation along the U.S.-Canada border in New York, a high school girls' lacrosse team has been tied to a cultural resurgence for the tribe and helped empower girls at a time when indigenous women face a great risk of violence....
20:51, 06/17/2019

Italy: Ocean Viking ship allowed to disembark rescued migrants Italy has agreed to let the Ocean Viking disembark rescued migrants under a deal with EU states. The standoff comes as the EU seeks to strike a comprensive agreement on migrant sharing at a meeting later this month....
14:34, 09/14/2019

Facebook code allowed partners 'continued data access' despite shutdown Facebook is embroiled in yet another data privacy debacle even as it's settling with the government over past actions. In a statement acknowledging its FTC settlement, the company revealed that its code had allowed "continued data access" to 12 part......
18:00, 07/24/2019

Iran breaches nuclear fuel stockpile allowed under accord: report Iran exceeded a key limitation on how much nuclear fuel it can possess under the terms of the 2015 international nuclear accord, its state media said.        ...
13:34, 07/01/2019

Sites like Facebook, Google and Twitter allowed white supremacists to flourish. Now what? For years, social media fostered the rise of white nationalism by giving young white males places to freely spew hate. Tech companies have been slow to act.       ...
20:00, 08/21/2019

WhatsApp vulnerability allowed government-grade spyware to be installed on phones WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging apps out there, has once again been the subject of hacking, but this time the method used involves a government-grade spyware. Although we have no information that would confirm who's behind the attack, the spyware used is usually sold to governments.TechC...
06:34, 05/14/2019

Researchers find cannabis molecule 30 times more powerful than aspirin Researchers have uncovered how cannabis plants produce a pain-relieving molecule which is 30 times more powerful than aspirin at reducing inflammation....
16:17, 07/24/2019

Cannabis-related companies hit brick wall on social media Cannabis and industrial hemp companies that are legal in many states are finding an uneven terrain online when they attempt to promote their businesses or sell products on the Internet....
16:34, 06/24/2019

European panel okays GW Pharma cannabis drug for epilepsy GW Pharmaceuticals' marijuana-based treatment Epidyolex has won a positive recommendation for marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday for use as an additional treatment for two types of seizures....
02:34, 07/27/2019

American cannabis farmer could face death penalty in Myanmar A court in Myanmar has formally charged American man, John Frederic Todoroki, and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana -- with potential penalties ranging from five years’ imprisonment to death....
04:17, 05/22/2019

Canada's new cannabis licensing favors richer companies, experts say A new licensing process for legal cannabis producers in Canada limits the ability of smaller companies to attract investment, which could leave the fledgling industry dominated by companies with deep pockets or those who got a foot in the door prior to regulation changes in May, industry executives ...
07:34, 07/26/2019

Medical cannabis firms press UK to loosen prescription rules Manufacturers say not allowing GPs to prescribe drug fails patients and forfeits gainsThe world’s largest medicinal cannabis company has urged the government to allow GPs to prescribe the drug, calling on the UK to be a “leader not a laggard” in one of the world’s fastest growing major industries.Ca...
02:34, 06/25/2019

U.S. tells cannabis companies not to advertise disease treatments without science The top U.S. consumer and trade regulator said on Tuesday it had warned three companies selling products infused with cannabidiol that it was illegal to advertise that such products could fight disease without providing credible scientific evidence....
20:51, 09/10/2019

Doctors not prescribing medicinal cannabis due to lack of clinical trials Commons’ health committee warns patients’ expectations are being disappointedHigh expectations among the public of the benefits of medicinal cannabis are being disappointed because doctors are unwilling to prescribe it in the knowledge that there is little evidence to stand up some of the claims, ac...
03:34, 07/03/2019

'CBD lubricant is a bestseller': cannabis oil products are booming – but does the science stack up? It’s been hailed as a wonder ingredient, added to everything from ice-cream to hummus. But is CBD more than just a wellness trend?• Plus, high-street products put to the testLast month, Lisa Jenkins went for a walk alone around her local park for an hour, the first time she had done so unaided for 1...
14:34, 09/14/2019

Canadian university launches online cannabis cultivation courses The University of Guelph in Canada now offers an online cannabis cultivation course as part of its horticulture program. Finally! An education you can actually use. This fall semester the university will officially launch it’s “Cannabis Production” course geared towards both commercial and home grow...
23:00, 09/05/2019

RPT-Canada's new cannabis licensing favors richer companies, experts say A new licensing process for legal cannabis producers in Canada limits the ability of smaller companies to attract investment, which could leave the fledgling industry dominated by companies with deep pockets or those who got a foot in the door prior to regulation changes in May, industry executives ...
14:17, 07/26/2019

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
12:17, 06/07/2019

Canopy Growth pushes into Cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis oil, hemp and medical capsules....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Make cannabis legal and cut crime, says Adam Smith think tank A leading think tank today called for cannabis to be sold over the counter in pharmacies — and said legalisation for adult recreational use is a matter of "when, not if"....
16:34, 07/09/2019

RPT-Canopy Growth pushes into cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis oil, hemp and medical capsules....
18:17, 05/22/2019

Anonymous Analytics goes long cannabis with Turning Point Brands Activist research group Anonymous Analytics has turned its attention to the cannabis industry, initiating a buy rating on Turning Point Brands Inc in a report on Wednesday....
16:34, 07/10/2019

Mixing opioids, cannabis may increase anxiety, depression in adults Recent research showed that while people who use cannabis and opioids showed no relief in pain, they did have higher levels of anxiety and depression....
07:17, 08/13/2019

Boston Beer CEO: We're looking at cannabis after success of hard seltzer business The CEO of Boston Beer Company told CNBC on Friday the brewer is looking to enter the cannabis market next after success in the hard seltzer business....
00:51, 08/31/2019

Cannabis firm Tilray posts bigger quarterly loss Canada's Tilray Inc posted a bigger quarterly loss on Tuesday, as the company ramped up investments to produce and sell more cannabis and grab a larger share of the nascent market....
22:52, 08/13/2019

Kamala Harris Is Seeking to Decriminalize Cannabis at the Federal Level Although 35 states in the union plus the District of Columbia have either legalized, decriminalized or made cannabis accessible for medicinal purposes, it is still illegal at the federal level. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is seeking to change that by introducing a bill that would decriminalize the...
00:34, 07/24/2019

Need Etiquette Tips for Cannabis? For Starters, Don’t Call It ‘Marijuana’ or ‘Weed.’ In “Higher Etiquette,” Lizzie Post — the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post — argues that it’s time for cannabis to move, in the public imagination, away from its surfer and “Cheech and Chong” image....
20:17, 07/08/2019

Cannabis company exec says Jay-Z partnership will fuel national growth Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter is partnering with a California cannabis company as its chief brand strategist, and the company's CEO is looking to expand to other states....
05:34, 07/13/2019

Mexico says ‘maquila’ plants to offer migrants 40,000 jobs MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country’s “maquila” assembly plants are offering to give 40,000 jobs to Central American migrants. Tens of thousands of migrants who hoped to reach the United States are stuck in Mexico. Many have been sent b...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Bloomberg donates $500M in bid to close all coal plants in US Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating half a billion dollars to a new environmental campaign to close all of the coal plants in the US by 2030, he announced Thursday. Bloomberg, who is estimated to be worth $54 billion, is making the donation to the campaign called “Beyond Carbon” in an effort ...
10:17, 06/07/2019

Tyson launches alt-shrimp made from plants — and it could be jumbo Tyson has invested in New Wave Foods, a San Francisco-based start-up that will debut plant-based shrimp early next year. Once established, the company intends to follow with plant-based versions of crab and lobster....
22:00, 09/05/2019

Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville trailer leaks Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville is the latest shooter spinoff for PopCap's tower-defense series. A work-in-progress trailer has leaked.Read More...
18:17, 08/13/2019

How George Fan created the wacky Plants vs. Zombies a decade ago George Fan led a small team that created Plants vs. Zombies a decade ago. It is still a valuable franchise today, and he talked about it with GamesBeat.Read More...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Group of biologists tries to bury the idea that plants are conscious Environmental crisis clouding scientific objectivity about plants’ feelings, says botanistThe gardening gloves are off. Frustrated by more than a decade of research which claims to reveal intentions, feelings and even consciousness in plants, more traditionally minded botanists have finally snapped....
18:34, 07/03/2019

We need to shut power plants early to stay under 1.5°C warming Despite all the talk and target setting, emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy infrastructure will take the world well past the 1.5°C mark, unless we shut them down...
21:51, 07/01/2019

Feds fear EMP 'meltdown' of nuclear power plants The federal government’s new focus on preventing disaster in a natural or terrorist electromagnetic pulse attack is drawing attention to a lack of testing and preparation at the nation’s nuclear power plants, where a resulting meltdown could cause radiation deaths....
21:00, 08/23/2019

Crime-fighting botanist takes down murderers using plants Jane Bock helps to solve homicides by identifying things like the origin of blades of grass on a shoe or the chewed-up remains of a victim’s last meal...
00:34, 04/29/2019

Analysis says we need to stop building fossil fuel plants now Enlarge / Wind turbines spin as steam rises from the cooling towers of the Jäenschwalde coal-fired power plant in the distance. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Most of the world's nations have agreed to limit warming to 2°C, with a stretch goal of keeping things below 1.5°C. Since we have a go...
23:51, 07/02/2019

Australians' support for nuclear plants rising – but most don't want to live near one Essential poll finds 44% of Australians support nuclear power plants and 40% oppose themAustralians are slightly more inclined to support nuclear power plants than oppose them, but a clear majority of voters do not want to live near one, according to new polling.With nuclear power making a return to...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Global heating: ancient plants set to reproduce in UK after 60m years Cycad in Isle of Wight produces outdoor male and female cones for first time on recordAn exotic plant has produced male and female cones outdoors in Britain for what is believed to be the first time in 60m years. Botanists say the event is a sign of global heating.Two cycads (Cycas revoluta), a type...
14:34, 08/22/2019

Yemen's Houthis say Aramco plants still a target: tweets Yemen's Houthi movement said on Monday that Saudi Aramco's oil processing plants were still a target and could be attacked at "any moment", warning foreigners to leave the area....
11:51, 09/16/2019

Mississippi Plants Knowingly Hired Undocumented Workers, ICE Says Affidavits unsealed in federal court after last week’s raids show that federal agents believe the companies “willfully and unlawfully” hired undocumented immigrants....
07:34, 08/16/2019

Workers picket GM plants as UAW contract talks resume Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers resumed talks Monday at 10 a.m. EDT to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker's highly profitable U.S. operations....
20:51, 09/16/2019

Biological clock of plants affects herbicide efficacy Like humans, plants have a biological clock. Scientists suggest that following plant biological clocks when making decisions on herbicide application could require less of the chemicals and make them more effective....
17:51, 08/19/2019

New Plants Vs. Zombies Shooter Announced, Goes Live Today Good news and better news for fans of Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare. Today EA officially announced Plants Vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville, a brand-new third-person shooter that expands the never-ending conflict with co-op units, explorable free-roam areas, interactive social hubs, and mor...
02:00, 09/05/2019

Fiat Chrysler's tax incentives may top $400M for Detroit plants FCA's tax incentives now total $384.5 million and could climb to as high as $422 million if the state of Michigan approves an additional $37.8 million in tax increment financing....
02:17, 07/24/2019

Sunday with Rosie Lowe: ‘I put my plants in the shower like I’m their mummy’ The singer-songwriter on piano lessons, roasts – and the smell of wet soilWhen does Sunday start? I’m usually up at 8am, occasionally 9.30 if I’ve had a late one. I teach piano lessons at home from 10am, and on occasion I’ve been known to wake up with a jolt at the sound of my first pupil ringing th...
08:17, 08/18/2019

VW adds electric-car plants in China that will overtake Tesla Volkswagen is building two plants in China to produce 600,000 vehicles on its MEB battery-car platform in a level of scale that will likely leave Tesla trailing behind....
13:34, 05/15/2019

More Than Half Of Saudi Oil Output Hit After Attacks On Aramco Plants Saudi Arabia drone attack: Explosions and towering fireballs struck the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil empire on Saturday in an apparent wave of drone attacks claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels. The blows......
02:51, 09/16/2019

Carnivorous plants have a taste for salamanders, scientists find The northern pitcher plants, also known as turtle socks, devour juvenile spotted salamandersBiologists have discovered evidence that carnivorous plants in Canada feast on young salamanders, in what is believed to be the first instance of vertebrate consumption by plants in North America.In study pub...
21:34, 06/12/2019

China’s ban on scrap imports a boon to US recycling plants ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The halt on China’s imports of wastepaper and plastic that has disrupted U.S. recycling programs has also spurred investment in American plants that process recyclables. U.S. paper mills are expanding capacity to take advantage of a glut of cheap scrap. Some facilities that...
18:51, 05/18/2019

FCA-Renault deal would test pledge to keep all plants open A promise by Fiat Chrysler to deliver 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) of savings in its merger with Renault without closing plants looks brave to some analysts, given the Italian automaker’s surplus capacity in Europe....
13:34, 05/31/2019

U.S. immigration agents arrest 680 workers at Mississippi plants U.S. immigration authorities arrested nearly 700 people at seven agricultural processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday in what federal officials said could be the largest worksite enforcement operation in a single state....
02:34, 08/08/2019

Union votes to strike at General Motors’ US plants DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on a new contract had broken down. About 200 plant-level union leaders voted unanimously in favor of a ...
01:51, 09/16/2019

GM Still Hasn't Found Jobs for 500 Workers from 'Unallocated' Plants Where General Motors’ laid off employees currently stand, a Fiat Chrysler settlement approval, new land for a new plant and more await you in The Morning Shift for Monday, May 6, 2019....
22:34, 05/06/2019

Saudi Arabian women finally allowed to hold passports and travel independently Women in Saudi Arabia will finally be allowed to hold passports and travel abroad without the consent of a male guardian, a significant loosening of the Kingdom's notorious restrictions on women....
16:17, 08/02/2019

Are tennis players at the French Open allowed to scrape the mark where the ball landed? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWatching the French Open tennis being played at Roland Garros, I saw a player scrape the clay court with his foot to indicate to the umpire where ...
18:17, 06/04/2019

Huawei could be allowed to continue releasing phones with standard microSD card support The P30 and P30 Pro come with proprietary Nano Memory Card technologyHuawei has a long way to go before reassuring its customers and potential buyers of existing and future devices that everything will work out for the embattled Chinese tech giant, but the latest change operated to the official webs...
11:17, 05/29/2019

Ohio day care worker allowed 5-year-old to be bullied, held her by her ankle, police say Two Ohio day care workers were charged with endangering children after they allowed a 5-year-old to face torment from her classmates, police say.        ...
23:00, 09/13/2019

Kaspersky AV injected unique ID that allowed sites to track users, even in incognito mode (credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) Antivirus software is something that can help people be safer and more private on the Internet. But its protections can cut both ways. A case in point: for almost four years, AV products from Kaspersky Lab injected a unique identifier into the HTML of every web...
18:34, 08/16/2019

Serial Sexual Harasser Amr Warda Allowed To Rejoin Egypt National Team On Wednesday, it appeared that the Egypt national soccer team had taken a commendable stand against sexual harassment when it kicked Amr Warda off the team after stories of Warda being a pestering creeper to several women flooded social media. Today, the team clarified that it does not actually take...
22:34, 06/28/2019

Robert Vadra, Accused In Money-Laundering Case, Allowed To Travel Abroad Businessman Robert Vadra, accused in a money laundering case, has been allowed by a Delhi court to travel abroad. Mr Vadra, the son-in-law of interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi, had sought......
12:51, 09/13/2019

Three Days After Dead Lizard Found In Its Food, Haldiram Allowed To Reopen Outlet Within just three days of shutting shop due to a public outcry over the discovery of a lizard in its food, Haldiram has now been allowed to restart its operations...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Child porn seized from leader’s house will be allowed as evidence in Nxivm trial Jurors at the upcoming trial of accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere will be permitted to view images of child pornography seized from his upstate New York study, a Brooklyn federal judge has ruled....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Sikh Airman Allowed To Wear Turban On US Duty Praised By Indian-Americans Indian-Americans, including a top American lawmaker, applauded the historic decision granted by the US Air Force to a Sikh-American servicemen to wear a turban, beard, and unshorn hair while on......
17:51, 06/08/2019

Trump asks why ‘radical left wing media’ are allowed on Twitter, Facebook President Trump on Saturday asked why “radical left wing media” like CNN and the New York Times are allowed to be on Twitter and Facebook due to their “so wrong” coverage of the Russia investigation -- as he raised concerns about the banning of conservative figures from the social media platforms....
16:17, 05/04/2019

Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti Finally Allowed To Meet Relatives: Sources National Conference leader Omar Abdullah and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehooba Mufti have been allowed to meet their families nearly a month after their arrest on August 5, sources said. The two......
23:17, 08/31/2019

Apple, Google remove dating apps that allowed children to make profiles According to the Federal Trade Commission, three dating apps from Ukraine-based company Wildec LLC failed to block users under the age of 13 from using the app....
21:00, 05/07/2019

Amazon Says 'Extensive' Fraud Allowed Cybercriminals to Siphon Cash From Seller Accounts UK legal documents obtained by Bloomberg show that e-commerce titan Amazon fell prey to “extensive” fraud that allowed cybercriminals to obtain access to around 100 seller accounts and transfer cash into their bank accounts, with the company confirming to the news agency that it had completed an in...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Orioles' Keon Broxton Lost Track Of A Wall And Allowed A Pitcher To Hit A Two-Run RBI Triple Baltimore’s trip to Coors Field has been a relative success by the realistic standards the team has likely set for themselves—Baltimore not only took one of the three games in the series, but also allowed fewer than 50 home runs during that span—so it was only a matter of time until the Orioles regr...
07:34, 05/27/2019

Massachusetts judge allowed to keep $181K salary amid federal charges for obstructing ICE In a reversal, a Massachusetts judge indicted for allowing an undocumented immigrant to evade ICE will be able to keep her $181,328 annual salary.        ...
22:17, 08/13/2019

Coroner claims woman overdosed on cannabis, scientists call bullshit In the history of human existence there isn’t a single scrap of peer-reviewed, verified evidence supporting the idea that it’s possible to overdose on cannabis. Yet, somehow, a coroner from Louisiana claims to be 100-percent positive that a 39-year-old woman’s become the first to do so. His reasonin...
05:00, 06/08/2019

Kavos exposed: Cannabis sold in shops to Brit revellers over the counter KAVOS is known for its wild nightlife with young Brits heading to the Greek island of Corfu each summer, but this year there’s something new on offer to revellers....
07:51, 06/14/2019

Clinic prescribing medical cannabis for children set to open in Harley Street Families seeking medical cannabis for their children could soon be able to get it in Harley Street when London's first private clinic to offer the drug to youngsters opens next week....
16:17, 07/23/2019

High times in ancient China revealed in funerary cannabis discovery Marijuana chemical residue has been found in incense burners apparently used during funerary rites at a mountainous site in western China in about 500 BC, providing what may be the oldest evidence of smoking cannabis for its mind-altering properties....
20:34, 06/12/2019

Medical cannabis group EMMAC forms research partnership with Hyris Ltd European medical cannabis company EMMAC announced on Monday a research partnership with UK biotechnology company Hyris Limited to develop a library of genetic profiles of existing cannabis varieties....
14:17, 06/24/2019

Cannabis Startup Surterra Wellness Appoints Former Kellogg CFO as Finance Chief Surterra Wellness Inc. Tuesday named former Kellogg Co. CFO Fareed Khan as its next finance chief, the cannabis startup’s latest senior appointment as it seeks to capitalize on legal marijuana sales....
20:51, 07/09/2019

Cannabis has great medical potential. But don’t fall for the CBD scam | Mike Power The UK market for cannabidiol (CBD), a compound of cannabis, will soon be worth £1bn. But consumers are being connedRoll up, roll up, ladies and gentleman, and gather around. Do you, your loved one – or family pet – suffer from any of the following conditions? Cancer, epilepsy, diabetes, arthritis, ...
11:34, 07/01/2019

Recent cannabis use tied to memory deficits, slowed mental processing (Reuters Health) - People who have recently used cannabis may be more likely to experience memory deficits or difficulties with cognitive function than those who don't use the drug, a recent study suggests....
21:00, 07/18/2019

People Inhaled Cannabis to Get High at Funerals 2,500 Years Ago, New Evidence Suggests Humans have been smoking, eating, and wearing cannabis for millennia, and a new study out Wednesday presents some pretty strong evidence of people using it explicitly to get high back during the first century BCE in Central Asia. The paper suggests that the plant could have been cultivated to be mor...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Cannabis-themed hotel opens in Essex – and it serves guests CBD cocktails THIS Essex lodging is dedicated to cannabis. The Green Coffee Lab and Leafy Hotel in Colchester serves CBD-infused products and boasts hemp-made furniture....
22:17, 06/05/2019

Police searching for person who planted cannabis at Vermont statehouse lawn MONTPELIER, Vt. (WPTZ) — Police at the Vermont statehouse have found more than 30 cannabis plants in their flower beds. Capitol Police say they were notified Monday about a grouping of what appeared to be a marijuana plant in a nearby garden. Courtesy Capitol Police Department Upon further investiga...
11:00, 07/12/2019

CannTrust suspends sales of cannabis products during Canada regulatory review Canada-based medical cannabis company CannTrust Holdings Inc said on Thursday it suspended sales of cannabis products after the federal health regulator found the company sold marijuana produced in unlicensed facilities....
06:34, 07/12/2019

American Eagle to start selling cannabis-based products this year American Eagle Outfitters Inc will start selling cannabidiol (CBD)-infused personal care products in the United States later this year, entering a fast-growing market for daily consumer goods made with cannabis derivatives....
13:51, 07/11/2019

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened stones, and the interior of the wooden vessels also looked charred. To find out what ...
23:17, 06/12/2019

Colorado grows annual cannabis sales to $1 billion as other states struggle Colorado residents are spending $280 on marijuana, the highest average in states where marijuana legalization has passed. The cannabis market has already delivered $1 billion in revenue to Colorado and a first-mover advantage over other states....
16:34, 07/10/2019

Study Finds Signs Of Ritualized Cannabis Smoking 2,500 Years Ago In China Archaeologists have dug up evidence that people were catching a cannabis buzz way, way before Woodstock, before the Summer of Love and even before there were jazz clubs or alarmist movies warning of......
11:51, 06/13/2019

Girl, 5, 'hallucinating and screaming' after eating brownie laced with cannabis in cafe A HOME-MADE brownie sold at a popular Perth café caused a five-year-old girl to hallucinate and scream out loud at random intervals, her parents claim....
20:00, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Health Canada to allow some edible cannabis products starting mid-December Health Canada said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190614:nCNWmFHMga on Friday that some edible cannabis products, extracts and topicals would be sold in physical or online stores from mid-December....
01:17, 06/15/2019

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make them stoned...
22:51, 06/12/2019

Italy’s cannabis light market fears legal buzzkill It’s been called the Italian "Green Gold Rush.” Barely there marijuana dubbed “cannabis light” has put Italy on the international weed map. But the industry is getting political and judicial blowback that some fear will nip business in the bud. (June 27)    &#...
12:34, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-European panel okays GW Pharma cannabis drug for epilepsy GW Pharmaceuticals' marijuana-based treatment Epidyolex has won a positive recommendation for marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday for use as an additional treatment for two types of seizures....
15:51, 07/26/2019

Cannabis lounges are coming to Las Vegas. Is Sin City the next Amsterdam of weed tourism? The legal path to consumption lounges in Las Vegas marks a victory for cannabis entrepreneurs poised to capitalize on new brand of pot tourism.        ...
00:34, 05/15/2019

Coca-Cola billionaire arrested after private jet search turns up $1.3M in cannabis A Greek billionaire and heir to the Coca-Cola fortune was arrested on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts after a search of his private jet uncovered more than $1.3 million worth of cannabis on board, according to multiple reports. Alkiviades “Alki” David, 50, was arrested by the Anti-Narcotics Unit a...
22:34, 05/14/2019

Pets are the hot new cannabis customer as owners use CBD to ease pain and thunderstorm anxiety Dogs and cats are increasingly taking the non-intoxicating cannabis compound as their owners seek to provide relief to their four-legged friends for everything from anxiety to pain and seizures....
20:34, 05/06/2019

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and public awareness projects....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Fifteen metal detectorists fall ill 'after eating cannabis-spiked cake' Group taken to hospital from Coil to the Soil national metal detecting event in DoncasterA group of metal detectorists have been taken to hospital after eating cake reportedly infused with cannabis at an event in South Yorkshire.Fifteen people were taken ill at the Coil to the Soil national metal de...
20:00, 08/27/2019

Why do some victims of a cannabis vomiting syndrome avoid it after switching to legal weed? People with cannabis hyperemesis syndrome — a problem some heavy smokers get that involves chronic vomiting — are usually told to quit. But some cure it by switching to a legal supply....
19:51, 08/09/2019

California lawmakers consider bill to create state-chartered cannabis banks The fate of a bill that would allow California marijuana firms to receive banking services from state-chartered banks and credit unions could be determined Thursday when a key hearing is held on the legislation....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Chinese blockchain firm swaps Bitcoin for cannabis in search of new highs Following the effects of the crypto-winter, one Chinese firm has been forced to diversify its business model away from blockchain. It’s chosen industrial hemp as the next addition to its portfolio. Grandshores Technology has historically invested in blockchain-based infrastructure and hardware but i...
11:17, 05/02/2019

Cannabis fans everywhere may get their wish as Oreo-maker Mondelez eyes CBD-infused snacks Mondelez CEO Dirk Van de Put said that the Nabisco owner is getting ready to add CBD to its food products but waiting for more regulatory guidance from the FDA....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Canadian greenhouse labor shortages worsened by growing cannabis producers Canada's labor-strapped greenhouse vegetable and flower growers are ramping up efforts to keep and recruit more workers in the face of pressure from the country's budding cannabis industry, farm groups say....
03:51, 07/30/2019

Cannabis industry calls for legalization and regulation to snuff out underground vapes The recent rash of vaping-related illnesses and deaths could represent a crisis for the legal cannabis industry, which relies on vaping for an estimated quarter of its business in some states....
20:17, 09/14/2019

Cannabis: Miracle Medicine or Dangerous Drug? review – weeding out the truth This documentary on the pleasurable highs and puritanical prejudices around cannabis use was lively and educational – even when its presenter got the munchiesIt is the best and the worst time to have a documentary that requires you to balance two contradictory thoughts in your head; we are out of pr...
13:17, 08/29/2019

Brainless fungi trade resources with plants like a stock market Fungi and plants have a symbiotic relationship in which they trade phosphorous for carbon, and the mechanics of this market are surprisingly sophisticated...
21:17, 06/06/2019

Medicinal Plants Used During the U.S. Civil War Are Surprisingly Good at Fighting Bacteria With conventional medicines in short supply during the Civil War, the Confederacy turned to plant-based alternatives in desperation. New research suggests some of these remedies were actually quite good at fighting off infections—a finding that could lead to effective new drugs.Read more......
08:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. ethanol plants expected to cut output on poor margins, oversupply U.S. ethanol plants are expected to sharply curtail production in the weeks ahead as steep Midwest corn prices and the U.S.-China trade war have led to weak margins and oversupply, industry sources said....
09:17, 07/19/2019

Montenegro moves to halt small hydro power plants Bowing to pressure from environmental groups, Montenegro's government has decided to stop issuing permits for the construction of small hydro power plants and reconsider those awarded so far, economy minister said on Thursday....
00:34, 05/24/2019

Global warming targets at risk from energy plants' CO2 emissions Carbon emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy plants and projects will exceed the amount needed to curb global warming, jeopardizing a 1.5 degree Celsius temperature limit goal, scientists said in a study on Monday....
20:00, 07/01/2019

PSA, Dongfeng To Drop 2 China Auto Plants, Halve Workforce in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest auto market loses steam.......
11:35, 08/11/2019

Michael Bloomberg pledges $500M to shutter U.S. coal plants Former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg Pledged Thursday to donate $500 million to a new campaign that aims to shutter U.S. coal plants by 2030 to curb climate change, his philanthropist foundation said. ...
09:34, 06/07/2019

ICE raids on Mississippi food processing plants result in 680 arrests U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out a series of raids across multiple food processing plants in Mississippi Wednesday arresting approximately 680 illegal immigrants as part of the Trump administration's tougher crackdown. ...
16:34, 08/08/2019

ICE released 300 of the 680 detained in raids at Mississippi food processing plants U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 680 people at food processing plants in small towns near Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday.        ...
07:34, 08/09/2019

New way to relieve photosynthesis bottleneck in plants could boost crop yields Scientists have discovered a way to ease a bottleneck in the photosynthesis process. The breakthrough could allow plants to turn the sun's rays into food more efficiently, boosting crop yields....
18:34, 08/16/2019

Ohio Lawmakers Miss Deadline to Save Nuclear Plants but Vow to Keep Trying FirstEnergy Solutions Corp., the Ohio utility operating under federal bankruptcy protection, said it was optimistic state lawmakers would authorize aid to keep the state’s two nuclear plants running....
23:34, 07/07/2019

Plants are working overtime to offset effects of climate change We humans are great at a number of things and very, very bad at several others. For example, we’re pretty terrible when it comes to managing our waste and cleaning up after ourselves and, on a related note, we’re really good at producing carbon as a result of burning various fuels for energy. In fac...
18:51, 05/20/2019

These poultry plants used E-Verify. They still hired hundreds of undocumented workers. The federal employment verification system checks the personal information new hires submit against existing government records and flags any mismatches. But it doesn’t detect when the new hire is using someone else’s identification....
20:00, 08/16/2019

RPT-U.S. ethanol plants expected to cut output on poor margins, oversupply U.S. ethanol plants are expected to sharply curtail production in the weeks ahead as steep Midwest corn prices and the U.S.-China trade war have led to weak margins and oversupply, industry sources said....
13:34, 07/19/2019

What's Better Than a Bouquet For Mother's Day? These Discounted Rose and Peony Plants From Amazon. Sure, you can (and should) buy your mom some flowers for Mother’s Day. But imagine if you gave your mom not just one bouquet that inevitably won’t last very long, but rather a living, flowering plant that produce flowers indefinitely? Thanks to Amazon, you can do just that. A range of rose and peony...
21:34, 05/01/2019

UP Government Enters Guinness World Record For Distributing 66,000 Plants The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday said it has entered the Guinness World Records for distributing 66,000 plants simultaneously in a stipulated time frame on the 77th anniversary of the Quit India......
02:51, 08/10/2019

PSA, Dongfeng to drop 2 China plants, slash workforce, report says Peugeot parent PSA Group and Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of factory jobs in China and drop two of their four joint assembly plants, Reuters reported, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest auto market loses steam....
00:17, 08/10/2019

Bangladesh's Power Plants Put Sunderbans On "Sites In Danger": Report The official advisory organisation on natural World Heritage has recommended putting the Sundarbans on a list of natural sites in danger as Bangladesh has continued implementing a coal-fired power......
13:00, 06/15/2019

Mother Earth's Plantasia: the cult album you should play to your plants It was made by an easy-listening songwriter and given away free with mattresses. Now thanks to YouTube’s algorithm, Mort Garson’s Plantasia has become an underground hitIn the early noughties, Caleb Braaten was working in a secondhand record shop in Denver, Colorado, when he came across an album tha...
16:51, 07/09/2019

Carnivorous pitcher plants are regularly eating vertebrate animals A survey in August and September 2018 revealed that a fifth of the pitcher plants growing in one bog in Ontario had caught at least one juvenile salamander...
20:17, 06/10/2019

The New Lego Ideas Treehouse Has Leaves Made Of Real Plants Last year, the Lego Group started making flowers, trees, and shrubs out of plant-based polyethylene using sustainably sourced sugarcane. I can’t imagine a better use for all of those plant plastic parts than this beautiful, 14-inch-tall Lego Ideas Treehouse set....
15:51, 07/23/2019

Civil War plant guide reveals 3 plants with antibiotic properties To tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis, researchers have turned to plants that people used for treating infections during the American Civil War....
15:00, 06/10/2019

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up room....
15:51, 06/18/2019

Houthi drones hit two Aramco plants, sources say oil supplies disrupted Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saturday attacked two Saudi Aramco plants at the heart of the kingdom's oil industry, including the world's biggest petroleum processing facility, sparking fires in the latest violent flare-up in the Gulf....
16:00, 09/14/2019

First moon plants sprout in China's Chang'e 4 biosphere experiment China's space agency has released images of cotton plants sprouting inside the Chang'e 4 moon lander's mini biosphere, the first plant to germinate on another world...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Saudi, Gulf stocks fall after attack on Aramco oil plants Saudi stocks plunged 2.3% as the market opened on Sunday, after attacks on two plants at the heart of the kingdom's oil industry a day earlier knocked out more than half of Saudi crude output....
10:51, 09/15/2019

Trump prods General Motors over its auto plants in China U.S. President Donald Trump, who is engaged in a trade war with Beijing, said on Friday that the largest U.S. automaker, General Motors Co , should begin moving its operations back to the United States....
18:17, 08/30/2019

Humans aren't only killing off animals -- plants are disappearing too, report says Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more than twice the number of bird, mammal and amphibian species that have met the same fate, according to a new study....
10:00, 06/11/2019

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19:00, 07/16/2019

Saudi, Gulf stocks fall after attacks on Aramco oil plants Saudi stocks fell sharply on Sunday, after attacks on two plants at the heart of the kingdom's oil industry a day earlier knocked out more than half of Saudi crude output....
12:18, 09/15/2019

Colorado utility gets $500M offer to shut coal plants GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A wholesale power provider has proposed a $500 million deal for a Colorado electric utility to retire some coal assets and shift toward more renewable energy. The Daily Sentinel reported Wednesday that the proposal from Denver-based Guzman Energy calls for Tri-State Gene...
22:17, 05/29/2019

Terraforming Mars with strange silica blanket could let plants thrive Mars’s surface is not suitable for life because of its low temperatures and constant radiation bombardment, but just a few centimetres of aerogel could fix that...
20:34, 07/15/2019

Tennis and tropical plants: New French Open court is wild PARIS (AP) — Tennis and tropical plants: The stunning new court at the French Open is, quite literally, wild. Surrounded on all four sides by greenhouses filed with exotic plants, the Court Simonne Mathieu saw its first French Open match on Sunday, a triumph for tournament organizers who overcame st...
19:00, 05/26/2019

'Blaming Iran won't end disaster' leader says after attacks on two Saudi oil plants Iran's foreign minister on Sunday refuted allegations by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo his nation was involved in drone attacks that knocked out two oil plants in Saudi Arabia and will likely cause oil prices to increase worldwide....
16:17, 09/15/2019

Spain honors research of plants' role against climate change A Spanish foundation says two prominent biologists working separately on how plants can help fight climate change have won Spain's Princess of Asturias award for scientific research....
15:17, 06/05/2019

Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradationAbout 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according to a government minister.The planting is part of a national “green legacy” initiative to grow 4bn trees in the country this summer by encouraging every...
19:51, 07/29/2019

Belgium broke law but can keep nuclear plants open, EU court rules Belgium's self-imposed deadline for giving up nuclear power is not far off. Environmentalists look forward to the end of the atomic era, but not everyone thinks the country is ready to change course....
18:51, 07/29/2019

Trump says oil price rise after attack on Saudi plants 'not a problem' U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday downplayed the impact of a spike in oil prices in the wake of the attacks on Saudi oil plants, saying prices had not risen much and that the United States and other countries could offset the increase by releasing more supply....
23:51, 09/16/2019

China June crude oil throughput rises to record on new plants China's crude oil throughput rose to a record in June, up 7.7% from a year earlier, following the start-up of two new, large refineries, official data showed on Monday....
09:34, 07/15/2019

Spain honors research of plants’ role against climate change MADRID (AP) — A Spanish foundation says two prominent biologists working separately on how plants can help fight climate change have won Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for scientific research. Studies on plant biology by Joanne Chory, a researcher with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute i...
14:51, 06/05/2019

Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution from coal plants: UN SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — People in all major cities across the western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their life expectancies because the underdeveloped, politically fragile region is still heavily reliant on burning coal to generate power, the UN said Monday i...
23:17, 06/03/2019

Oil soars after attack on Saudi plants shuts in 5% of global supply Oil prices soared on Monday, with Brent crude posting its biggest intra-day percentage gain since the Gulf War in 1991, after an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on Saturday shut about 5% of global supply....
08:17, 09/16/2019

Saudi Arabia Stops Production At Oil Plants Hit By Drone Attacks Saudi Arabia has temporarily halted production at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities that were attacked by Yemeni rebels, interrupting about half of the company's total output, the energy minister said......
02:51, 09/16/2019

Facebook’s ‘technical error’ in Messenger Kids allowed children to chat with adults, unsupervised Facebook has admitted to a design flaw in Messenger Kids app that allowed young users on the platform to participate in group chats with adults, without their parents’ permission. The acknowledgement comes weeks after US Democratic senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal urged the social media...
11:51, 08/29/2019

Chelsea transfer ban explained: Why have Fifa blocked signings for two windows? Will they be allowed to sell players? Chelsea have been hit with a transfer embargo by Fifa, banning them for registering players for the two consecutive windows over breaching regulations regarding minors....
18:00, 06/23/2019

‘Leave It to Beaver’ star Tony Dow explains why he wasn’t allowed to watch hit series growing up As a child, Tony Dow helped capture the innocence of America as Wally Cleaver in “Leave It to Beaver” — and it still continues to captivate audiences nearly 60 years since the show ended....
14:51, 09/13/2019

Israel regulator warns of medical cannabis bubble, eyes Australia pact Medical cannabis could become an investment bubble in Israel, the country's market regulator warned, as cash floods into a rapidly-expanding industry where few companies yet make money....
19:17, 05/14/2019

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Research Traces Cannabis Plant Origins to the Tibetan Plateau 28 Million Years Ago A fascinating new study published in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, on May 14, details the work of a team of researchers from the University of Vermont who present their evidence that the cannabis plant “evolved 28 million years ago at a specific area on the Tibetan plateau.” ...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Golfers and rugby players show cannabis is going mainstream in sport | Andy Bull Top golfers take CBD for calmness, while Saracens locks George Kruis and Dominic Day were so impressed with it they launched their own businessThe first time I saw Charley Hoffman play, you would not have looked at him twice. That was at the Masters in 2015, where he stopped by the 1st tee box to be...
04:34, 09/04/2019

The Cannabis Debate: Three spells in jail, but now Linda earns $9,000 a month – dealing legally A California scheme is trying to right past wrongs in the justice system by fast-tracking low-income former drug criminals into running legitimate cannabis companies. David Cohen investigates...
16:00, 07/04/2019

CannTrust fires CEO weeks after Health Canada finds unlicensed cannabis production CannTrust Holding Inc said on Thursday it fired its Chief Executive Officer Peter Aceto, more than two weeks after Health Canada found the marijuana producer grew cannabis in unlicensed rooms....
01:17, 07/26/2019

Vaping lung disease: Legal pot labs start testing for vitamin E in cannabis oil Some private cannabis testing labs are testing for vitamin E acetate, a possible cutting agent identified by the Food and Drug Administration as an ingredient in illicit vapes linked to an outbreak of lung disease....
22:00, 09/12/2019

Advisors down on crypto but give cannabis stocks and passive investing a thumbs up: survey The advisor survey from the Financial Planning Association reveals advisors are upbeat about the economy, still like passive investing and are interested in cannabis-related holdings but remain skeptical about cryptocurrencies....
14:51, 06/06/2019

Altria to invest $1.8 billion in cannabis company Cronos Group, exits some e-cig brands Altria Group says it has agreed to buy a 45 percent stake in leading cannabinoid company Cronos Group for about $1.8 billion, a sign of the new world in which the tobacco company must compete. ...
20:51, 05/01/2019

Mike Tyson reveals plans to launch 407-acre cannabis holiday resort MIKE Tyson hopes to open a cannabis resort in California. The Tyson Ranch can be visited by weed fans – but it'll also be used for research purposes....
13:17, 06/11/2019

American-born Israeli woman, 25, detained in Russia for 4 months over 9 grams of cannabis A 25-year-old woman with dual American and Israeli citizenship has been behind bars in Russia since April after authorities allegedly found nine grams of cannabis in her luggage while she was traveling....
08:34, 08/23/2019

Cramer's lightning round: Cronos, Aphria have eclipsed Canopy in the cannabis business "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
10:00, 08/21/2019

American Eagle to start selling cannabis-based balms, lotions this year American Eagle Outfitters Inc will start selling cannabidiol (CBD)-infused personal care products in the United States later this year, entering a market that has seen booming demand among the apparel retailer's core younger customers....
06:34, 07/12/2019

Automated buses dodge peacocks, tourists and plants in Singapore test Roaming peacocks, meandering tourists and curbside bushes were all causing headaches this week for operators of one of the first autonomous bus shuttle services to hit public roads in Singapore....
12:00, 08/27/2019

Hero MotoCorp Manufacturing Plants To Remain Shut Till August 18 Auto sector is one of the worst hit sectors in India due to the lack of consumption. The sectors has seen massive loss of jobs in just the last few quarters....
13:00, 08/16/2019

3 Synthetic Milk Plants, Supplying To 6 States, Raided In Madhya Pradesh Fifty seven people have been arrested after three factories producing "highly toxic synthetic milk" were raided in the Gwalior-Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh, the Special Task Force of the state......
11:17, 07/20/2019

Indonesian president tells cities to build waste-to-energy plants Indonesian President Joko Widodo has urged cities across the country to set up waste-to-energy plants this year to tackle the country's growing mountain of trash, according to a statement published on the cabinet secretary's website on Tuesday....
15:00, 07/16/2019

New York power plants on track to be coal free by 2020: Cuomo New York’s effort to go coal free at all of the state’s power plants by 2020 appears to be on track, Governor Cuomo said Thursday. The final stages to phase out the last two coal power plants were adopted by the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation, the governor’s office said. Cuomo firs...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Trump EPA close to gutting Obama rule on coal power plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules. Lawmakers, environmentalists and others say they expect an announcement soon on a replacement for an Obama-era regulation that sought to limit coal-fired plants in the nation’...
08:51, 06/19/2019

EPA Rolls Back Obama Rule on Coal-Fired Power Plants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.Environmental Protec...
08:17, 06/20/2019

Automated Buses Dodge Peacocks, Tourists & Plants In Singapore Test Roaming peacocks, meandering tourists and curbside bushes were all causing headaches this week for operators of one of the first autonomous bus shuttle services to hit public roads in Singapore.......
15:00, 08/27/2019

New York adopts rules to phase out coal power plants by 2020 New York environmental regulators adopted rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants that will force generators to stop burning coal in the state by the end of 2020....
23:34, 05/10/2019

The Latest: EPA chief eases rules on coal-fired power plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an environmental rule covering coal-fired power plants (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The Trump administration has ordered a sweeping about-face on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change, easing restrictions on coal-fired power plants. Environmental Protection Agency...
00:34, 06/20/2019

Mississippi food plants ‘willfully’ employed illegal workers: feds Federal authorities apparently had a good reason for conducting one of the biggest immigration raids in a decade this past week. Six of the seven Mississippi food plants that got hit by ICE agents on Wednesday were “willfully and unlawfully employing illegal aliens” — with many wor...
08:17, 08/10/2019

Ethiopia plants world-record 350 million trees in 12 hours, officials say Ethiopia planted more than 350 million trees in 12 hours on Monday in what officials believe is a world record-setting effort to combat climate change and rapid deforestation....
23:51, 07/30/2019

Countries see Japan’s trash-to-energy plants as solution to garbage woes Countries in Southeast Asia struggling with garbage, some of it imported from developed countries, are turning their attention to Japan's trash-to-energy technology....
21:00, 06/25/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi leads Gulf lower after attacks on oil plants Saudi Arabian stocks dropped on Sunday with banking and petrochemical shares taking the biggest hit after attacks on two key Saudi oil plants a day earlier knocked out more than half of Saudi crude output. The drone attacks, which were claimed by...
15:51, 09/15/2019

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Ford ready to sell Russian plants, says companies have shown interest "We are open to discuss potential sales to other companies," Ford of Europe Chairman Steven Armstrong on the sidelines of the International Economic Forum. "We have had interest from a number of different companies."...
16:17, 06/07/2019

Peru to start uprooting coca plants in top drug-trafficking region Peruvian security forces will start eradicating illegal coca plants for the first time in a lawless jungle region that produces most of the cocaine in the country, the government announced on Thursday....
22:00, 09/12/2019

From sharing showers to native plants: give us your tips on how to save water Australia faces crippling drought with low rainfall and dwindling dam levels, so it’s time to come up with new solutions Water supplies across Australia are in dire states as the drought continues to bite. This week, stage one water restrictions were announced in Sydney, to take effect from 1 June, ...
11:17, 05/28/2019

Trump Condemns Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia's Aramco Oil Plants US President Donald Trump on Saturday condemned drone attacks at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities that reportedly disrupted production and marked a new escalation in regional tensions with Iran....
23:34, 09/14/2019

UAW-represented janitors at some GM plants go on strike; impact on auto production unclear The United Auto Workers had told GM that autoworkers would report for their shifts Sunday even though the union's contract expired at midnight.        ...
21:51, 09/15/2019

API revises standard to reduce worker fatigue in refineries, chemical plants The American Petroleum Institute issued on Thursday a revised standard aimed at reducing fatigue among workers in the nation's refineries and chemical plants, the trade group said....
01:34, 05/03/2019

China Hongqiao says aluminum plants not damaged by floods, production normal China Hongqiao Group, the world's top aluminum producer, said on Tuesday it was operating as normal after Typhon Lekima lashed its home province of Shandong at the weekend and cause severe flooding....
14:17, 08/13/2019

PSA, Dongfeng to drop 2 China plants, slash work force, report says Peugeot parent PSA Group and Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of factory jobs in China and drop two of their four joint assembly plants, Reuters reported, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest auto market loses steam....
01:52, 08/13/2019

| Saudi Arabia halts production at oil plants attacked by Yemeni rebels Saudi Arabia has temporarily halted production at two Aramco oil facilities that were attacked by Yemeni rebels, interrupting about half of the company's total output, the energy minister has said....
18:18, 09/15/2019

Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia's Aramco Oil Plants Trigger Fires Saudi Aramco: Fires broke out at two facilities of Saudi Arabia's state-run oil producer Saudi Aramco after they were struck by drones early Saturday, the kingdom's interior ministry said. An......
16:34, 09/14/2019

Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville hands-on — It’s time for cute combat On the 10th anniversary of the zany Plants vs Zombies game, Electronic Arts is launching a new game: Plants vs Zombies: The Battle for Neighborville.Read More...
23:00, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong: Protesters cannot be allowed to drag territory into dangerous abyss, says China's UK ambassador China's ambassador to the UK has said protesters in Hong Kong cannot be allowed to drag the territory into a "dangerous abyss" amid continued clashes with police....
17:34, 08/15/2019

UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement. VIENNA (AP) — UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement....
16:51, 07/01/2019

'View' hosts call for Alexander Acosta's resignation over Epstein deal: Allowed 'new victims to be victimized' 'The View' hosts blasted Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday, calling for his resignation over his decision to offer billionaire Jeffrey Epstein -- indicted for sex trafficking -- a "sweetheart" plea deal in 2008 when Acosta was U.S. attorney in Miami....
20:34, 07/09/2019

Sen. Marco Rubio: Pelosi has allowed 'radical, anti-Semitic minority in the Democratic Party' to set agenda Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., blasted the leadership of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who he had accused of allowing the "radical, anti-Semitic minority in the Democratic Party" to set the agenda on Capitol Hill. ...
04:51, 07/25/2019

Trophy hunter who paid $400K to kill rhino allowed to import remains by Trump admin A female Black Rhino in the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, in 2007. (Dan Kitwood / Getty Images file) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will issue a permit to a Michigan trophy hunter to import the skin, skull and horns from a rare black rhinoceros he shot in Africa. Documents show...
12:34, 09/08/2019

Employees on Jeffrey Epstein's private island compound say they had to stay out of sight of the financier and were never allowed in his office AP Photo/Gianfranco Gaglione Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, bought Little St. James Island off of St. Thomas more than two decades ago. Locals on St. Thomas called it "Pedophile Island," according to the Associated Press. One former worker said that staffers were ...
01:51, 07/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Cannabis firm Tilray posts bigger quarterly loss as investments weigh Canadian pot producer Tilray Inc reported a bigger quarterly loss on Tuesday, as it ramped up investments to boost production in an attempt to grab a larger share of the nascent cannabis market and expand internationally....
01:51, 08/14/2019

Cannabis kombucha, gluten-free edibles: weed companies jump on wellness trends Companies are adding cannabis to smoothies or pairing it with herbal supplements to target a new class of consumersWhen really good weed is widely available, how does a business convince customers to buy theirs? The answer is branding, and for many companies, that means a focus on “wellness”.Some ca...
08:51, 05/13/2019

Couche-Tard makes strategic cannabis move with large investment in Fire & Flower Couche-Tard has agreed to make a strategic investment in Edmonton's Fire & Flower, which will use the money to expand its cannabis stores and digital retail platform....
17:00, 07/24/2019

Blingy vaporizers and gold rolling papers: luxury cannabis brands court the affluent As marijuana becomes more acceptable and its consumer base grows, companies are aiming for prestigeDespite being expensive and sometimes rare, cannabis isn’t typically considered a luxury good. It’s too closely associated with slovenly, underperforming young men to convey wealth or style. But as can...
10:51, 09/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Tilray, Aurora Cannabis sales jump after Canada legalizes recreational marijuana Cannabis producers Tilray Inc and Aurora Cannabis Inc on Tuesday reported a surge in quarterly revenue, boosted by increased demand following the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada....
03:17, 05/15/2019

Study Shows Adults Who Can Legally Obtain Cannabis Use It as Substitute for Opioids and Other Prescription Drugs A recent study has found that adults with access to legal cannabis not only use it to help with pain and trouble sleeping, but they often use it as a substitute for prescription medication, including opioids....
19:00, 07/03/2019

Veteran cannabis company Harborside joins wave of US firms listing on Canadian exchange Harborside, a prominent Bay Area dispensary chain, wants to establish itself as the dominant player in Northern California's cannabis industry. To do that, it's gone to Canada....
07:34, 06/11/2019

Senate panel looks at easing cannabis laws that restrict access to mainstream banking services U.S. lawmakers are looking at easing restrictions on cannabis laws that restrict the industry's access to mainstream banking services at a Senate hearing Tuesday — as momentum to reform federal marijuana laws builds in Congress....
16:17, 07/23/2019

The Cannabis Debate: Legalisation could mean opportunities for investors but disruption for thousands of dealers on London estates Marco leaned against the front door of his high-rise flat in Battersea and lit up his sixth joint of the day. "There are maybe 800 flats in these endz, bruv," he said, scanning the surrounding tower blocks. "Perfect for a man like me to do his business."...
13:00, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Canopy Growth fourth-quarter revenue beats as cannabis sales soar Pot producer Canopy Growth Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Thursday, as efforts to strengthen its retail operations paid off and increased production capacity resulted in higher sales following Canada's legalization of recreational cannabis....
06:17, 06/21/2019

Florida boy with cancer must continue chemo despite parents' wishes to use cannabis therapy, court rules A 3-year-old Florida boy with leukemia was ordered Wednesday to continue his chemotherapy treatments despite his parents wishes that he undergo cannabis therapy and other herbal remedies....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Senate cannabis hearing shows challenges to rewriting pot laws despite growing support in Congress A much-hyped congressional hearing on easing cannabis banking restrictions served as a reminder Tuesday that reforming pot laws remains an uphill battle in Congress despite growing bipartisan support among lawmakers....
19:51, 07/23/2019

South Africa's ailing Eskom faces emissions violations, could shut plants South Africa's cash-strapped power utility Eskom could be forced to shut some plants if it fails to reduce emissions, its chief operating officer warned on Wednesday, raising the specter of further blackouts....
00:00, 09/05/2019

China refiners curb fuel output after massive new plants stoke glut China's fuel producers are making extended curbs to their output in the third quarter after supply from mammoth new refineries stoked an already-sizeable glut, potentially dragging on crude oil demand from the world's biggest importer of the commodity....
10:00, 07/08/2019

Psychedelic Plants And Tools Of Ancient Bolivian Trippers Discovered In Cave Shelter In 2001, American rapper Afroman released the sensational song “Because I Got High” in which he almost “cleaned his room” but got “high” instead. Now, it would appear that ancient cultures in South America were also going to clean their caves, but got “high”. ...
03:34, 05/07/2019

Maruti Announces "No-Production Days" In Haryana Plants Amid Auto Crisis India's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki on Wednesday announced two "no production days" in its Haryana plants this month amid a crippling auto sector slowdown. The passenger car manufacturing......
18:00, 09/04/2019

New York state adopts rules to phase out coal power plants by 2020 New York environmental regulators adopted rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants that will force generators to stop burning coal in the state by 2020:...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Cutting Stone With Plants: Was the ‘Mythical’ Green Chisel A Real Ancient Tool? Archaeology is not an exact science. It is full of doubts, uncertainties, surprises, and unanswered questions. One of its unsolved mysteries concerns the methods of ancient stonework, which is lost in the mists of time. ...
03:51, 06/27/2019

Los Angeles business owners put up fences, thorny plants to deter homeless: report Amid the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles, home and business owners are reportedly planting cacti, thorny rosebushes and other deterrents to keep the homeless from sleeping in front of their property....
15:00, 07/11/2019

Yemen's Houthis claim drone attacks on Saudi Aramco plants - Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi group claimed responsibility for drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco plants in the kingdom's Eastern Province on Saturday, the group's military spokesman said on Al Masirah TV....
13:34, 09/14/2019

Yemeni Rebels Claim Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia's Aramco Oil Plants Saudi Arabia's Aramco: Yemen's Iran-aligned Huthi rebels on Saturday claimed drone attacks on two Saudi oil facilities, according to the group's Al-Masirah television....
16:34, 09/14/2019

Patents on plants: Is the sellout of genes a threat to farmers and global food security? The number of property claims on plants by companies is rising. This can have dramatic consequences for farmers around the globe, as a case in India shows....
13:00, 09/03/2019

UPDATE 1-New York adopts rules to phase out coal power plants by 2020 New York environmental regulators adopted rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants that will force generators to stop burning coal in the state by the end of 2020. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has been highly critical of U.S. President Donald Trump's support for the coal...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New York Times, the money will go towards a new Beyond Coal initiative. It will be spent over the next......
21:17, 06/07/2019

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation....
03:00, 07/18/2019

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legislation....
18:34, 07/17/2019

Exclusive: PSA, Dongfeng to drop two China auto plants, halve workforce - document Peugeot maker PSA Group and partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of jobs in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest auto market loses steam....
19:51, 08/09/2019

Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 3 News Countdown: EA Play to give first look at new game? EA Play returns and with it potentially, some news about the long-awaited Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 3 game. Here's everything we know so far and the best place to watch the EA event unfold later today....
09:51, 06/08/2019

Japanese bank Mizuho to tighten financing norm for coal-fired plants Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc said on Wednesday it will tighten its financing policy for coal-fired power projects from July 1 to help tackle global climate change issues....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Ohio House expected to pass bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's Republican-controlled House of Representatives will likely pass a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legislation....
17:17, 07/23/2019

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide some financial support for a couple of ailing coal plants....
00:17, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Ohio governor signs bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's governor signed a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts tracking the legislation. The two reactors - Davis-Besse and Perry - are owned by FirstEnergy Solutions, which has said it would shut the mone...
02:17, 07/24/2019

Brazilian brewer Ambev signs $36 million deal to build solar plants Ambev SA has signed contracts with four partners to build solar plants in Brazil that will supply clean energy to all of the brewing company's 94 distribution centers in the country by the end of March 2020....
17:51, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 3-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement. The bill would also allow solar generation to qualify for clean air credits, sets a cap to prevent windfa...
03:34, 05/30/2019

A new Facebook privacy flaw allowed thousands of children on Messenger Kids to enter group chats with strangers (FB) Christophe Morin/IP3/Getty Images Facebook's Messenger Kids had a design flaw that allowed for a situation in which a child can enter a group chat with other users — including adults — who hadn't been preapproved by their parents, according to a report by the Verge. A Facebook spokesper...
18:17, 07/23/2019

AV-Comparatives found a flaw in a macOS security feature that allowed unidentified apps to run (bypassing Gatekeeper checks) In spring of 2019, AV-Comparatives ran a team-building event, in which their research team was asked to find security bugs on macOS. This was actually planned as a nice afternoon with co-operative activities and some pizza, but it happened that they found a security flaw on macOS Mojave 10.14.4 and ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger say Coca-Cola getting into cannabis would ruin the company's 'wholesome image' Rick Wilking/Reuters Warren Buffett and his right-hand man, Charlie Munger, advised Coca-Cola not to enter the cannabis business. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is the largest investor in the soft-drink maker, owning a $19.5 billion stake. Coca-Cola earlier this year held talks with the cannabis pro...
03:17, 05/04/2019

Animals and plants help engineers light up cities, detect explosives, and predict natural disastors For decades, humans have modeled technology on observations of the natural world. But new discoveries about nature—and tools for manipulating it—have opened up novel approaches potentially more powerful than mere imitation to solving Human Age problems. Spinach that can detect explosives Engineers h...
18:34, 07/21/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold gains as attacks on Saudi oil plants lift safe-haven bets Gold prices jumped more than 1% on Monday as investors scurried for safe-haven assets after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities risked disrupting global energy supplies and increasing tensions in the Middle East....
05:17, 09/16/2019

Amid swine fever outbreak, Brazil beef plants set for Chinese inspections: sources Chinese health inspectors are expected to start evaluating four Brazilian beef plants on Thursday as part of a push to approve new meat exporters amid an outbreak of swine fever, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters....
04:34, 09/05/2019

Chicken plants raided by ICE 'willfully and unlawfully' hired unauthorized workers: court documents Almost all of the chicken plants raided by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials on Wednesday in Mississippi were "willfully and unlawfully" employing people without proper work documentation that would authorize them to be employed in the U.S., according to unsealed court documents. ...
03:51, 08/10/2019

Steel industry begins to idle plants, shows signs of weakness — despite Trump’s support U.S. Steel announced it will temporarily halt production at two domestic plants. The closure runs in sharp contrast to the narrative President Trump has offered about the steel industry....
17:00, 06/19/2019

Very good boy crashes high school graduation, ‘waters’ the plants in the middle of class photo Graduation is a big day in the life of a high school student. It’s the final step in a journey that takes years and regardless of what lies beyond — be it college, technical training, or a plunge into the workforce — it’s cause for celebration. Charlie feels the same way. Cha...
07:34, 05/27/2019

A New Toni Morrison Documentary Gives the World’s Greatest Living Writer Her Flowers, and Plants New Seeds Toni Morrison had to figure out a way to talk to Muhammad Ali. It was the mid-seventies and at the time, she was his editor, tasked with bringing his autobiography to the world. But Ali wouldn’t speak to her—deferring instead to whatever man was in the room....
21:00, 06/21/2019

Democratic states sue Trump for gutting signature Obama emissions rule for coal plants A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country sued the Trump administration Tuesday for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing coal plants emissions to combat climate change....
01:51, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation. The two reactors in Ohio, Davis-Besse and Perry, are owned by FirstEnergy Solutions, which ha...
03:34, 07/18/2019

In a world moving at breakneck speed, growing indoor plants is teaching me patience | Mel Campbell Everything I’ve read suggests apple tree cuttings don’t take well. But neither does the insecurity of inner-city rentingTwo Shepard avocado seeds balance on toothpicks in wineglasses of water on my kitchen windowsill. They have been there since April, when I was seized by some primal urge (home owne...
05:17, 06/19/2019

Boxing News at Five: Taylor uses cannabis oil to relax ahead of Baranchyk test, Horn says Tszyu might one day beat him but not today Josh Taylor calls upon CBD oil to help calm down between training sessions, and Jeff Horn says Tim Tszyu needs to calm down before making a big mistake The post Boxing News at Five: Taylor uses cannabis oil to relax ahead of Baranchyk test, Horn says Tszyu might one day beat him but not today appear...
18:34, 05/16/2019

We asked top VCs to pick 22 cannabis startups they think will blow up, raise fresh rounds, or IPO this year. Check out our exclusive lists here. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante We asked 12 of the top cannabis VCs to pick which cannabis startups they think will blow up this year. The list is divided into two categories: cannabis tech, and consumer-facing startups. Subscribe to Business Insider Prime to read the cannabis tech startup list here, and ...
02:34, 06/04/2019

All Grown Up: Project Runway All-Star Korto Momolu Joins Forces With Women in the Cannabis Industry for NYFW To longtime devotees of Project Runway, the name Korto Momolu is already familiar. The Liberia-born Season 5 first runner-up turned series all-star was a fan favorite, turning out stunning designs week after week (we admittedly still think she was robbed of the top prize)....
18:17, 09/09/2019

A Fight Over Subsidies for 2 Ohio Nuclear Plants Draws Claim That China Is ‘Invading’ the Electric Grid (Bloomberg) –– The voice on the television ad sounds ominous. “The Chinese government is quietly invading our American electric grid,” it says. “Now they’re coming for our energy jobs.” As the narrator speaks, images of marching soldiers and President Xi Jin...
23:51, 08/30/2019

Opponents say National Straight Pride Coalition has a hidden white supremacist agenda and shouldn’t be allowed to use Modesto, California city park (KCRA) Plans for a straight pride event in Modesto are causing controversy. Organizers said it’s freedom of speech, but LGBTQ activists said it spreads hate that goes beyond sexual orientation. A group called the National Straight Pride Coalition is trying to get a permit from the city to hold an ev...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Robert Vadra May Hamper Probe If Allowed To Travel To Spain: Probe Agency The Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court on Thursday that Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, may hamper the probe if allowed to travel to Spain and other European......
21:00, 09/12/2019