Small Business

Legal pot in California brings host of environmental rules

Dec 22, 2017

California pot growers choosing to go legal in the New Year will face a host of new environmental rules.

Nestle warned it lacks rights to some California water

Dec 22, 2017

Nestle may have to stop taking millions of gallons of water from a national forest in California for its Arrowhead bottled water

APNewsBreak: 298 die in rail crashes system could've stopped

Dec 22, 2017

U.S. safety investigators say nearly 300 people have died in train crashes that could've been prevented if railroads nationwide implemented critical speed-control technology

Big vs. boutique: Battle brews in California weed business

Dec 20, 2017

As legal pot nears in California, a rivalry is developing between big operators and boutique growers and sellers

Get Started: How tax bill agreement would affect businesses

Dec 18, 2017

The Republican agreement on a tax bill gives many small company owners breaks on their business income and allows them to deduct a larger portion of their equipment purchases

Business owner, Idaho town clash over pot extract's legality

Dec 17, 2017

A small-business owner with high hopes of selling oil extracted from cannabis plants in staunchly anti-marijuana Idaho has found himself lost in the weeds with local officials who claim such products may be illegal in the state

Denver shuts down 26 legal pot businesses, makes arrests

Dec 15, 2017

Denver authorities have shut down 26 legal marijuana businesses and arrested 12 people suspected of illegal distribution of pot after a yearlong criminal investigation

Indian tycoon Mallya's extradition case in London extended

Dec 14, 2017

The extradition hearing for Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya will be extended until January when a hearing on what evidence meets legal guidelines will be heard

Business survivors: AP revisits owners from recession years

Dec 14, 2017

Business survivors: AP revisits small business owners from Great Recession years, finds they're grateful but not gleeful

As Bitcoin, other currencies soar, regulators urge caution

Dec 14, 2017

With the public's intense interest in all things bitcoin and digital currencies, regulators are starting to pay serious attention.


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