Category: Business inCity

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Washington Offer Promise for Hemp and Cannabis Market

Washington Offer Promise for Hemp and Cannabis Market

Legal changes could soon make transacting business easier for the cannabis industry. Reports indicate that the president plans to reform cannabis laws, making commerce easier for businesses working in states with legal markets. Reforming the law could improve the position of companies working with cannabidiol (CBD) as a food additive and industrial hemp. Hemp and...

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Nova Scotia cannabis users concerned over ‘excessive’ plastic packaging

Nova Scotia cannabis users concerned over ‘excessive’ plastic packaging

Packaging must be tamper-resistant and child-proof, but provinces decide how to follow rules Some Canadians are discovering smoking cannabis legally comes wrapped in a whole lot of plastic. Nova Scotians who have purchased legal cannabis through the province’s stores have been taking to social media, surprised their paper bags of pot are filled with so much packaging. Greg MacLean says he was...

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You might find your next home on Amazon

You might find your next home on Amazon

Over the coming decades, housing will continue to be transformed from a product into a service. Just like we order an Uber or get noodles delivered to our doorstep without much human interaction, soon we’ll be able to rent, buy, or sell homes nearly instantly with an app. This will be a profound change for...

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Why Following Your Passions Is Good for You

Why Following Your Passions Is Good for You

Whether you plan to turn your hobby into a career, or just use it as a release valve for the stresses in your life, here’s how to find time for a little self-care. Before Andrew Rea started his popular “Binging With Babish” YouTube channel, he could barely get out of bed. Today, he credits the...

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Canada cannabis legalization: ‘We know the world is watching’

Canada cannabis legalization: ‘We know the world is watching’

For many Canadians, the idea of legal cannabis once seemed a pipe dream. But from 17 October, Canada will become the first G7 country to give recreational cannabis the green light. It’s following a trail first blazed by Uruguay in 2013. “It’s becoming a serious industry,” says one entrepreneur. Supporters say legalization will bring new...