Archive for January 1st, 2018

An anti-dumping petition launched by a hedge fund has the potential to drive up the cost of newspapers and even drive some small-town newspapers out of business, leaving their subscribers with less access to information about what is happening in their own community. Isnt it time to take a good look at whether anti-dumping measures make any sense at all for consumers? Especially when almost all products require inputs from beyond any one nations borders
The anti-dumping petition in question was brought by the North Pacific Paper Company, which was recently acquired by a New York-based…

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In Hermitage, Pa., the “retail apocalypse” became a reality close to home.

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Customers lined up early to purchase recreational marijuana legally for the first time in California as the new year brought broad legalization some two decades after the state was the first to allow pot for medical use.Jeff Deakin, 66, his wife Mary and their dog waited all night and were first in a line of 100 people when Harborside dispensary, a longtime medical pot shop in Oakland, opened at 6 a.m. and offered early customers joints for a penny and free T-shirts…

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A survey of economists shows faster growth in 2018, with bigger paychecks and more spending fueling the gains.

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The arrival of the new year in California brought with it broad legalization of marijuana, a much-anticipated change that comes two decades after the state was the first to allow pot for medical use.

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