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Ex-CEO is first drug exec criminally indicted in opioid crisis

Business Apr 24, 2019

Ex-CEO is first drug exec criminally indicted in opioid crisis

The former head of a drug distributor has been indicted on what federal prosecutors say are the first criminal charges against a drug company executive to stem from the opioid crisis. The indictment unsealed Tuesday alleges former Rochester Drug Co-Operative CEO Laurence Doud III ordered ...

Thailand's marijuana festival has visitors on a high

Asia Pacific Apr 20, 2019

Thailand's marijuana festival has visitors on a high

A Buddhist monk fishes out a vial of cannabis oil from his robe and puts a drop under his tongue — one of many flocking to a weed festival in northeastern Thailand, where excitement is building over a medical marijuana boom. Thailand became the first ...