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Should firms that finance the pot industry really be drug-testing employees?

There’s nothing like a growth industry to excite investors and financiers. Just look at the cannabis business, which is expected to generate hundreds of billions of dollars worldwide in the coming years and is already on a streak in the stock market. Financing companies that grow weed or make related products should be a no-brainer for banks. Yet doing so in the US is risky. Not ... Read More »

Instant Pot and other great gift ideas for foodies

Looking for a gift for your favorite foodie. Kitchen gadgets and appliances can make great gifts. But don’t go shopping blindly … arm yourself with some ideas from the experts at Consumer Reports. CR tests hundreds of kitchen appliances every year and we have a gift to fit a chef of any skill level. First – how about a gift ... Read More »

As more states legalize marijuana, adolescents’ problems with pot decline

A survey of more than 216,000 adolescents from all 50 states indicates the number of teens with marijuana-related problems is declining. Similarly, the rates of marijuana use by young people are falling despite the fact more U.S. states are legalizing or decriminalizing marijuana use and the number of adults using the drug has increased. Researchers at Washington University School of ... Read More »