June 14, 2019

BALTIMORE — A Maryland information technology official says Baltimore leaders resisted accepting help from the state for about a week after the city’s computer servers were hacked. The Baltimore Sun reports it obtained a transcript from a May 22 cybersecurity meeting where Maryland Chief Information Security Officer John Evans said there wasn’t a “trusted relationship” […]

TUCSON, Ariz. — Authorities say the U.S. Border Patrol has located a mother and 8-year-old daughter from India who had been with a 7-year-old daughter whose body was found in the Arizona desert near the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday in a statement that the missing mother and older daughter were […]

NEW YORK — Naomi Wolf’s U.S. publisher is postponing the release of her new book, “Outrages,” after a BBC interviewer challenged some of her findings. Wolf is openly objecting to the delay. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced that “new questions” had come up about “Outrages,” originally scheduled to come out next week. It already has been […]

DAYTONA BEACH — Medical marijuana patients in Florida soon could have another outlet for treatment in the burgeoning medical-cannabis industry. And it just might be the largest in the state. Trulieve, Inc., Florida’s largest medical-cannabis firm, has leased a 6,060-square foot building on West International Speedway Boulevard with plans to transform it into what would […]

OrganiGram stock is one of the notable outperformers in the cannabis sector amid growing optimism. OrganiGram Holdings (TSXV:OGI) (NASDAQ:OGI) has been one of the more interesting companies in the cannabis space for quite some time, and in a new development, the Canadian company became one of the chosen ones to partner with vaporizer company Pax […]

This year’s Pride month is particularly special. It’s the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, and the month of June carries a powerful significance for those in the LGBTQ+ community. Two cannabis companies have come forward to tangibly demonstrate their commitment to equality for all sexual identities. PAX Labs, a leading consumer technology company in cannabis, […]

One walk-in cannabis dispensary, and one deliver-only cannabis dispensary – that’s where the Sonoma City Council stood Monday at the end of its March 4 meeting, a cannabis study session meant to give direction on how many adult-use dispensary businesses to allow under the city’s revised cannabis ordinance. In addition to the two dispensaries, council […]

Are teenagers agnostic about the hazards of cannabis? Has weed’s sudden ubiquity given them permission to use it? “One hundred percent,” a SVHS sophomore honors student told the Index-Tribune. “You normalize it and it doesn’t seem that bad,” agreed a St. Francis eighth grader whose name, like the other teens quoted in this story, the […]