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California's cannabis market is finally poised to take off — and it serves as a roadmap for entrepreneurs across the country as other states consider legalization

Summary List Placement California's cannabis marketplace has consistently come up short since legalizing adult-use sales on New Year's Day 2018, including the state's inability to generate forecasted revenue from excise tax sales.  In 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom slashed 2019 and 2020 forecasts by hundreds of millions due to... go to Article >

The cannabis industry is fighting for interstate commerce, but experts say its effects on states could be wildly different. Here's what could...

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Legal interstate cannabis commerce won't come to the United States until its Schedule I status is rescheduled or removed entirely from the Controlled Substances Act. But that fact hasn't deterred efforts in recent years... read more

The 20 retail startups VCs have pegged as most likely to take off in 2020 — and how they'll redefine the retail landscape

70 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Business Insider asked seven top venture-capital investors which retail startups they think will take off in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. We asked each VC to pick two companies, including one they weren't invested in. From Imperfect... read more

The inside story of the downfall of Civilized, a cannabis media startup that raised $7 million, then had to shut down after a takeover offer fell...

108 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Civilized Worldwide, a cannabis media startup, raised $7 million to create the "premium lifestyle and media brand" for cannabis consumers around the globe. With investments from high-profile backers like the comedian and author Chelsea Handler... read more

Life after lockdown: Our dream road trips near and far

107 Days ago Motors Source: Autocar.co.uk

Our 2018 Route 66 jaunt is worthy of replication Autocar staffers reveal the drives they’ll do when the brakes finally come off lockdown restrictions After a few months during which our collective motoring fix has largely come from... read more

'You will never, never get your credibility back': Schumer warns GOP that they have no right to tell Democrats how to run things when they're the...

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer slammed Republicans for pushing through Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court on Monday. Barrett was sworn in at the White House shortly after her confirmation. "You... read more

Vinted – the biggest secondhand fashion unicorn in Europe – just acquired rival startup United Wardrobe as the resale market explodes

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Vinted, the online marketplace for secondhand clothing in Europe, has confirmed the acquisition of a rival startup for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2008, Lithuania's Vinted lets users buy, sell, and swap unwanted... read more

'Shut the eff up and follow the regulations': A close Trump ally in Congress accused of violating rules with political ads showing him in Air Force...

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Republican Rep. Doug Collins' campaign ads have attracted scrutiny for prominently using images of himself wearing the US Air Force uniform — particularly in the absence of any disclaimers — in an apparent violation of... read more

'We want to see it happen': New Yorkers spent hours waiting in the rain to vote early and make a statement

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Under the pelting rain and just past the gaze of a Statue of Liberty replica behind the Brooklyn Museum, dozens of New Yorkers waited up to two hours to cast their vote early on Monday. The Empire State... read more

Fauci calls October's COVID-19 case numbers in the US the 'worst that we've ever had'

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement When it comes to daily COVID-19 cases, the US is experiencing "the worst that we've ever had," Dr. Anthony Fauci said Monday during an interview with Yahoo Finance. The country hit new daily peaks on Friday and Saturday,... read more

Bond billionaire Bill Gross is entangled in a messy feud with his Laguna Beach neighbor over a million-dollar sculpture and the 'Gilligan's Island'...

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Billionaire bond investor Bill Gross and his tech entrepreneur neighbor are embroiled in a messy legal battle over a million-dollar sculpture.  According to a report from the Los Angeles Times' Laurence Darmiento, the... read more

Twilio chief product officer says the firm's $3.2 billion acquisition of Segment will help it give small companies the data-crunching superpowers...

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement An exec at communications firm Twilio said that the firm plans to acquire customer data analytics startup Segment for $3.2 billion to help it target smaller companies and help them engage better with customers. Twilio... read more