entertainment

Does Drug Testing for Marijuana Tell Us Anything?

Earlier this month, Quest Diagnostics, the world's leading supplier of diagnostic services, released its 2018 Drug Testing Index reporting results of U.S. employers' 2017 drug-tests. The good news is that ...
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Obamas, Netflix Sign Production Deal

In a deal that has been rumored for a couple of months now, Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) has announced a multiyear production deal with former President and First Lady Barack ...
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Top 10 Pirated Movies From Last Week

Pirating movies has been a growing problem in recent years, costing studios millions of dollars in lost ticket sales. For example, in 2016 the Motion Picture Association of America says ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) may set a transaction to radically change one of its divisions. According to Reuters: General Electric Co is nearing a deal to merge its transportation ...
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Medical Marijuana Protection Included in Federal Budget Bill

Last Thursday the House Appropriations Committee attached an amendment to the fiscal year 2019 commerce, justice, and science appropriations bill that would prohibit federal spending to interfere with state medical ...
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Why Sports Betting Ruling Is a Win for State Marijuana Laws

Monday's six-to-three U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a sports gambling case prevents the federal government from forcing states to enforce federal law. In this case, the law in question was ...
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Canadian Marijuana Grower to List on NYSE

Canopy Growth is the largest North American marijuana firm based on its market cap of $4.72 billion. The company's stock currently trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker ...
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5 Most Important Things in Business Today

President Trump said he will help China telecom company ZTE, which is suffering because of trade friction between the United States and the People's Republic. According to Reuters: U.S. President ...
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The 4 States That Will Vote on Marijuana Initiatives This Year

Sales and possession of marijuana for adult recreational use is legal in nine U.S. states and the District of Columbia. Another 29 states have legalized marijuana for medical use. As ...
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Oregon Marijuana Market Flooded With Product, Prices Crash

Consumers in the state of Oregon smoked or vaped or otherwise ingested 340,000 pounds of legal cannabis last year. At the same time, Oregon growers produced 1.1 million pounds of ...
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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Expected to Lead Weekend Box Office With $62 Million Ticket Haul

The extraordinary run of "Avengers: Infinity War" is expected to extend through its third weekend, as anticipated ticket sales could top $60 million. It is up against two other new ...
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US Retail Marijuana Sales to Reach Up to $10 Billion This Year

Retail sales of medical and recreational marijuana are forecast to rise by nearly 50% year over year in 2018 to a total of $8 billion to $10 billion, according to the ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Nestle will pay Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) over $7 billion to help the distribution of coffee worldwide by both companies. According to Reuters: Swiss-based food giant Nestle will pay Starbucks ...
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Was Spotify’s Q1 as Bad as Investors Think?

Just one month after its direct stock offering, Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE: SPOT) produced its first quarterly report as a publicly traded company after markets closed Wednesday. Just looking at ...
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Top 10 Pirated Movies From Last Week

Pirating movies has been a growing problem in recent years, costing studios millions of dollars in lost ticket sales. For example, in 2016 the Motion Picture Association of America says ...
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