Republicans In Congress Have Been Very Loyal To Trump. Will It Last?

It’s the first day of business for the newly sworn-in 116th Congress, and House Democrats have already held several votes — on a bill to fund the government and a package of rule changes to House procedures. Both passed, but not without some intraparty tension. As the freshly minted majority party in the House, Democrats […]

Delta’s Revised Growth Forecast Triggers Selloff in Airline Stocks

Airline stocks declined Thursday after Delta Air Lines reduced its forecast for airfare revenue growth in the fourth quarter of 2018. Share prices of Delta and several other airlines lost between 5% and 9% of their value. Delta said Thursday morning that it expects its net income for the quarter to come in between $1.25 […]

Bot Chips Ahoy! PepsiCo Is Test-Driving a Snack Delivery Robot

Stuck in your dorm room studying but craving a salty or sweet snack? Well, as they say, there’s an app for that, and on one California university campus, that app powers an autonomous robot that trundles around campus, delivering snacks as a new semester gets underway. On Thursday, PepsiCo unveiled its “snackbot” at the University […]

Massachusetts May Outlaw Driving with an Open Container of Cannabis

Massachusetts’ Special Commission on Operating Under the Influence and Impaired Driving issued a report on Wednesday recommending that those who refuse roadside drug tests should have their license suspended for six months– the same punishment for drivers who turn down breathalyzer tests. The report will be delivered to the Massachusetts legislature to be considered in the […]

Blood Pressure Drug Recall List Expands to Include More Valsartan Tablets

2018 ended in what had become the year’s drug recall style, with an addition to the still-growing list of blood pressure drugs being recalled due to contamination concerns. On the last day of last year, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued yet another warning for yet another hypertension medication. On Dec. 31, […]

Ohio Could Have Medical Cannabis Available to Purchase by January 15

Medical marijuana could be available to patients in Ohio as soon as Jan. 15, according to representatives of a cannabis dispensary and testing lab preparing to open in the state. Jason Erkes, a spokesman for Cresco Labs’ CY+ dispensary in Wintersville, Jefferson County, said the business should be ready to open by that date. “We’re targeting […]

Arkansas Residents May Now Get Temporary Medical Marijuana Licenses in Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s medical cannabis program is just seven months old, but the state’s Medical Marijuana Authority has already issued tens of thousands of patient licenses and awarded multiple dispensary licenses. Hoping to grow its medical cannabis industry even more quickly, Oklahoma’s medical cannabis program also lets out-of-state patients obtain a temporary license to buy from Oklahoma […]