Small marijuana companies cut prices as regulation nears

Weed regulations weeding out smaller firms Starting July 1, marijuana retailers must meet strict safety requirements in order to sell. Because of these approaching regulations, smaller companies that grow in less regulated environments are selling for much cheaper prices. The state policy gave all marijuana sellers a 6-month window to sell their products before being […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 30, 2018
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Dark Web Bust Uncovers Millions of Dollars

The dark web is filled with a lot of illegal activity, ranging from selling drugs to selling guns.  Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 40 “illicit vendors” by tracking them on the dark web. The operation was called “Operation Dark Gold” and was established by ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). The mission targeted illegal marketplaces […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • June 28, 2018
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Trump administration’s pro-life vs Planned Parenthood’s pro-choice

Trump administration sets new policy towards anti-abortion plans. Planned parenthood chooses pro-choice over $60 million. The Department of Health and Human Services have announced the new rules for government spending towards reproductive health organization on Thursday night. The new policy under Trump administration is noticeably aiming to bring a halt to abortions. Owing to a […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • May 23, 2018
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Senate rules to overturn FCC’s net neutrality repeal

On Wednesday, the Senate approved to overturn an attempt by the FCC to roll back the net neutrality rules created under the Obama administration. The net neutrality bill prevents Internet service providers from slowing down or speeding up certain websites, depending on traffic and popularity. Republican representatives, who are the ones most in favor of […]
  • Ben Norman
  • May 18, 2018
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France Plans to Be Rid of Fossil Fuel Powered Vehicles by 2040

Amidst a flurry of commitments by carmakers and governments around the globe to increasingly adopt hybrids and fully electric vehicles, France announced Thursday that it plans to end the sale of automobiles powered by gas and diesel by 2040. The average lifespan of a fossil fuel powered automobile is 15 years, so such vehicles could […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • July 7, 2017
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Kapensky Labs Hands Source Code Over to US Government, Alarming Trend Continues

Eugene Kapersky, CEO of security company Kapersky Labs, has agreed to share his company’s source code with the US Government in order to “prove that we don’t behave maliciously.” Kapersky Labs, which operates out of Russia and has mediated interactions between the US and Russian governments for years, has apparently become a casualty of the […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • July 3, 2017
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New York Governor Signs Executive Order, Allocates $1 Billion for Renovation of Public Transportation

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will allocate an additional $1 billion toward the revitalization of public transit throughout the state, and ease environmental regulations and other red tape, which have hitherto impeded the effort. Cuomo’s actions come in response to the mounting danger and inefficiency of New York’s public transportation. Only 63% of MTA subways have […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • June 30, 2017
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Can Trump Change First Quarter Economic Slump?

Among hopes that the Trump administration would improve economic activity, the U.S. economy in the first quarter grew more slowly than it has in three years. It is too soon to tell how effective Trump’s promise to improve economics, however, recent levels of activity do not paint a positive picture. In the worst performance since […]
  • Gray Phillips
  • April 29, 2017
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Owing Student Loans Can Cost You Your Tax Refund

The cost of college has gone up exponentially in the last few years. The only way some can afford to get the education they want is to take out student loans. However, it can be quite difficult to take care of a home, children, and other expenses as well as pay back your loans. So, […]
  • Sharnita Sanders
  • April 16, 2017
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