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Why America's legal sale of weeds could triple in the next 5 years

Leading companies in the cannabis market Aurora (ACB) and Canopy Growth (CGC) reported disappointing quarterly results this week. Roy Bingham, CEO and founder of the cannabis data company BDS Analytics, announces to Yahoo Finance that he continues to forecast the US cannabis market at $ 30 billion over the next five years. "You hear these huge numbers like a $ …

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America's natural gas boom is fueling a global plastics boom: NPR

Kevin Ross, President of the Scottish Plastic and Rubber Association, in front of the refinery and chemical plant of INEOS in Grangemouth. Reid Frazier / The Allegheny Front Hide caption Caption switch Reid Frazier / The Allegheny Front Kevin Ross, President of the Scottish Plastic and Rubber Association, in front of the refinery and chemical plant of INEOS in Grangemouth. …

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How women fall into America's white power movement

The house was classically a suburb with a picnic table and a fire pit in the backyard. The atmosphere was like a family barbecue, but she felt a touch of intensity. They stood around the fire and cheered as books were thrown into the flames. Some gave Nazi greetings. Samantha too. "It's all so surreal," says Samantha now. "You literally …

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America's last slave ship could provide a reason for reparations

Alabama steam ship owner Timothy Meaher financed the last slave ship to transport African prisoners to the United States and came out of the civil war as a rich man. His descendants of million-dollar land are still part of Mobile Upper Crust of the Society. The humans enslaved by Meaher, however, emerged from the war with freedom, but with little …

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TIFF 2019: 6 Films Explaining America's Fears

The Toronto International Film Festival is obviously not an American film festival. However, with so many Hollywood films and American Indies, it's easy to forget that it's in Canada. And you can tell a lot about the events in the world by looking at what the films at TIFF are interested in. In 2019, the festival's unofficial theme (as it …

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CEOs of 145 of America's largest companies send letter to senators

WASHINGTON – A group of 145 CEOs from some of the largest companies in America have sent a letter to senators demanding they pass stronger gun control laws, calling firearm violence "a public health crisis that calls for urgent action." The Uber, Levi Strauss & Co., Twitter and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., among other companies, urges Congress to expand the …

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Here are the gun policies for America's largest retailers

America's largest retailers are rethinking their gun policies following a spate of mass shootings this summer in states including California, Texas and Ohio. With uncertainty about whether Congress wants anything in this case in response to the massacres, the private sector Walmart, of which El Paso, Texas, said the location of the site of a mass shooting in August, said …

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As America's Spooks try to spy on remote satellites

On August 30, 2017, an online video was released showing shots of the worst nightmare of any satellite operator: an anomaly. It's the word space types use when they mean a bad thing, in particular one that they may not understand and may want to downplay. In the video, a bullet – a satellite called Telkom-1 – hovers in the …

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