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Cannabis Industry Pink Slips Keep Rolling In

Over the coming decade, cannabis is liable to be one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. Although estimates on Wall Street vary wildly — which is to be expected in an industry that has no modern legal precedent...

Beamsville Cannabis Operation Closes, 100 Staff Laid Off

The Beamsville operation of cannabis firm Hexo Corp. is closing and 100 staff are out of work as a result of cost-cutting efforts announced Thursday by the Quebec-based company. “People in upper in management who got their notice were just...

Cannabis Job Fair ‘Overwhelmed’ by Applicants in Kitchener

James E. Wagner Cultivation looking to hire between 40 and 50 people. Resumes in hand, hundreds of people turned up Tuesday to a job fair hosted by the Kitchener-based cannabis company James E. Wagner Cultivation (JWC). The company is hiring between...

The Push to Unionize Cannabis Workers, Explained

Labor unions see an opportunity to organize one of the fastest-growing industries. Weed workers across the country are unionizing, and California just made it easier for them. On Friday, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a requirement that all cannabis stores...

He Ran an Empire of Soap and Mayonnaise. Now He Wants to Reinvent Capitalism.

When nearly 200 top chief executives recently came out with a new mission statement proclaiming that corporations should serve more than the bottom line, they may as well have been channeling Paul Polman. Mr. Polman is the recently retired...

How Payal Kadakia Danced Her Way to a $600 Million Start-Up

Want to go to a trampoline class? Or a salt bath? Or ride a bike underwater? There’s an app for that. ClassPass, founded by Payal Kadakia, has upended the fitness class market with a simple premise: Instead of paying...

A Giant Factory Rises to Make a Product Filling Up the World: Plastic

MONACA, Pa. — The 386-acre property looks like a giant Lego set rising from the banks of the Ohio River. It is one of the largest active construction projects in the United States, employing more than 5,000 people....

Vas Narasimhan of Novartis: ‘We Are Not at All Prepared for a Pandemic’

Vas Narasimhan was drawn to work in public health. He pursued degrees in medicine, worked to combat disease in India and Africa and studied with Paul Farmer, the renowned physician.But after a brief stint at the World Health Organization,...

Mellody Hobson of Ariel Investments: ‘Capitalism Needs to Work for Everyone’

Mellody Hobson was raised by a single mother and endured economic hardship as a child. The phone was shut off. The car was repossessed. Her family was evicted. Today, Ms. Hobson is one of the most senior black women...

Al Kelly of Visa on the Reagan White House and the Politics of Guns

Visa is one of those companies that are both everywhere and nowhere at once.The backbone of much of the world’s payments infrastructure, Visa’s logo adorns countless credit cards and shop windows around the world. Yet as ubiquitous as the...

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Activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied announces engagement after moving to London after Anzac Day comments 

Muslim activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied has announced her engagement with a post on Instagram.The 28-year-old Sudanese-Australian writer flashed her diamond...

Urgent rescue underway after a crane operator falls from a 50-storey building 

A worker has been rescued after falling from the top of a 50-storey crane.Paramedics were called to Kavanagh Street at Melbourne's Southbank after the...

Yesterday was the first day in history where it did not rain in Australia

There was no rain in Australia yesterday - the first time in history the Bureau of Meteorology has recorded a rainless day.'The team can’t...

You Can Get A Master’s In Medical Cannabis In Maryland

Summer Kriegshauser is one of 150 students in the inaugural class of the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s Master of Science in Medical Cannabis Science...

Helena Bonham Carter, 53, arrives for screening in print dress with beau Rye Dag Holmboe, 32

She'll soon be gracing our screens as Princess Margaret in the much-anticipated third season of Netflix drama The Crown. And Helena Bonham Carter teased expectant...