Category: Money

In states where marijuana is legal, licensed dispensaries are pushing out drug dealers

More than half — 61% — of Americans now believe marijuana should be legal   In states where recreational marijuana use has been legalized, teens are less likely...

Is Canopy Growth Stock A Buy Right Now?

Canadian pot producer Canopy Growth (CGC) has a market value above $9 billion, helped by a huge investment from Corona parent Constellation Brands (STZ) and control over...

Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will perform in the ultraconservative kingdom as it sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment. The female...

Illinois residents will be able to buy marijuana at dispensaries as soon as Jan. 1.

Recreational marijuana is now roughly six months away from being legal across Illinois. Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the bill into law Tuesday. That means residents 21 and...

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....