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A worker organizes cannabis flowers before the opening of the first legal recreational marijuana dispensary, located in the East Village in the Manhattan borough of New York, on Dec. 29, 2022.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
May 1, 2024
Marijuana could be reclassified in U.S. as less dangerous
The rumored move would ease access to cannabis for patients and researchers studying its medical applications without decriminalizing it.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
May 5, 2023
Heavy marijuana use increases schizophrenia in men, study finds
The latest study, based on Danish health records, adds to growing research into cannabis and mental health outcomes in the U.S. and other countries.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 15, 2020
Psychedelics replace cannabis as the new favorite edgy investment
Early stage investors are predicting substances such as psilocybin and Ibogaine have an even better shot than cannabis at disrupting the $70 billion market for mental health.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Oct 28, 2020
Cannabis, no longer so divisive, draws more conservative support
Initiatives on ballots in a handful of conservative states show Republicans are increasingly on board with legalization, paving the way for an end to federal prohibition.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 18, 2019
Philip Morris says it doesn't want you to buy its cigarettes, but will IQOS help it survive?
How can a company that tells people explicitly not to buy its products survive? That's a question for Philip Morris International Inc., which recently unveiled a campaign to "unsmoke" the world.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 5, 2018
Brookfield agrees to buy Westinghouse's global nuclear business from Toshiba
The future of Westinghouse Electric Co.'s global nuclear business now rests in the hands of Brookfield Asset Management Inc.'s private equity arm.

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