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Judge: Florida Med Marijuana Patients Can Smoke Cannabis

Florida Marijuana | Photo by: MedicalJane

Florida medical marijuana patients can smoke it in private places, a circuit court judge ruled Friday, ruling the state’s ban unconstitutional. The state has appealed, which puts the ruling on hold. Florida lawmakers legalized medical marijuana after voters changed the constitution in 2016 to allow it. But when the legislature …

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Canopy Growth Begins Trading on NYSE

Stock Trading Charts

Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth began trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange, the first plant-touching marijuana company to be listed on the venerable exchange. The first day was perhaps a bit of a disappointment to investors, who saw the firm’s share price drop more than 6 percent to …

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Kroger Buying Home Chef

Food on Plate

Grocery chain Kroger is buying the nation’s largest private meal kit company, the Dayton Daily News is reporting. Kroger, based in Cincinnati, is buying Home Chef, in what may be a $700 million deal, the newspaper reported. The sale price is $200 million and future payments of up to $500 …

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Forecasters: Active Hurricane Season Coming

Hurricane Maria Damage Puerto Rico

This year’s Atlantic hurricane season, which starts this coming week, is likely to be normal or more active than normal, federal forecasters said today. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center said there’s about a one-in-three chance of the season being more active than usual. The chances of a normal season are about …

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Texas Bullet Train Project Construction Could Start Next Year

Japanese Bullet Train

Construction could begin next year on a 240-mile high-speed privately-developed rail line linking Houston and Dallas, developers on the project and local officials said. The private developer on the Texas Bullet Train project, Texas Central, is aiming for the first train system in the nation to be able to reach …

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