Category: Business

A Bill To Stop Racially Motivated 911 Calls Passes Oregon Senate

A measure to prevent racially motivated calls to 911 passed the Oregon Senate on Monday. One of the bill’s chief sponsors, Rep. Janelle Bynum, D-Clackamas, was...

Three Cannabis Stocks to Buy on the Rebound in June

There are more cannabis stocks than you can shake a stick at that have performed dismally over the past couple of months. Many of them, though, started out in 2019 with...

Forbes Confirms Jay-Z as Hip-Hop’s First Billionaire

The rapper Jay Z, born Shawn Carter, who grew up in one of Brooklyn’s most notorious housing projects, “has accumulated a fortune that conservatively totals $1bn,...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is caught up in European opioid probe

The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria....

Rihanna launches luxury Fenty fashion brand with a Paris pop-up

Rihanna is breaking ground at LVMH with her new Fenty fashion brand. The new brand, which Rihanna launched on Wednesday last week, is the first major fashion brand that...

How these 3 African American businesses survived decades of turmoil

The U Street Corridor in Washington, D.C., has long held a unique place in the city’s history as the vibrant heart of African American culture and entrepreneurship....

Canopy + Couche Could Be Global Pot Shop Dream

On the face of it, Canopy Growth Corp.’s agreement with convenience-store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. to open a single store in London, Ontario doesn’t...

Your Weed Order Is Here! California Legalizes Home Cannabis Delivery

When California implemented their legalized recreational cannabis program, one thing that wasn’t worked out was the possibility of home delivery service. The...

The Founder of Shea Moisture’s Wants to Transform Madam C.J. Walker’s Old Home Into an Incubator for Black Women Entrepreneurs

Sundial Brands co-founder Richelieu Dennis is taking his efforts to provide Black women the “access, capital and expertise” they need to make their businesses...

Fewer patients benefit from medical cannabis under Texas law

Less than 600 of the estimated 150,000 Texas patients with uncontrollable epileptic seizures have been prescribed marijuana-derived oil under the state’s strict...