Apparently, if you are a Canadian who has investments in U.S. cannabis companies, you may be banned from entering the states for life, even if you have never used marijuana yourself.
“I didn’t do it as a status symbol. I did it because having a second passport is the ultimate insurance policy. It ensures that no matter what, you always have a place to go. To live. To work. To do business. To retire. And in some cases, even seek refuge. It also allows you more banking options, so you can move money out of your home jurisdiction (protecting your friends from frivolous lawsuits and overreaching governments). And even if you never end up needing or using your second passport, you will never be worse off for acquiring one.”
“A tropical paradise is racked with bankruptcy then smashed by a killer hurricane. In rides a cavalry of digital evangelists selling hi-tech revolution. Will they save the day?”
“Though 23andMe gets the consent of its customers to use their genetic data, it’s unlikely that most people are aware of this.”
“The possibility of a lawsuit increased the intensity of health care that patients received in the hospital by about 5 percent — and those patients who got the extra care were no better off.”
“By freely distributing plans for medical devices and pharmaceuticals, a loose collective of anarchists and hackers is threatening to pull the rug out from under one of the most regulated and profitable industries in the world. And they’re just getting started.”
“The UK based pharma company Indivior PLC had got the restraining orders against Dr Reddy’s just a day after the US FDA granted the final approval last month.”
“The U.S. company was a major advocate for legislation to protect against what Bitzer last year called a ‘long story of dumping’ by foreign competitors LG and Samsung in the washing machine business. Now the company cites U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium as contributing to the increased cost in Whirpool’s raw materials.”