CNBC's Jane Wells looks at the strong demand for legal weed in Colorado. Wells says the state of Colorado has 485,000 monthly users, but tax collection is way below estimates.» Read More
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GOLDEN, Colo.— Marijuana can go in more than brownies and cookies. And the dizzying variety of foods that can be infused with the drug is complicating matters for Colorado regulators who want to make sure pot-infused edibles and drinks won't be confused with regular foods. Colorado opened recreational marijuana to adults over 21 in January.
Private prison companies Geo Group and competitor Corrections Corporation of America, for example, stand to gain if Congress approves any emergency funding for family detention facilities.
WASHINGTON— For months, CIA Director John Brennan stood firm in his insistence that the CIA had little to be ashamed of after searching the computers of the Senate Intelligence Committee. His defiant posture quickly collapsed after a devastating report by his own inspector general sided against the CIA on each key point of the dispute with the Senate.
DENVER— Alarmed by booming sales of highly potent edible marijuana products, Colorado regulators have drafted an emergency rule making it easier for new users to tell how much pot they're eating.
BROOMFIELD, Colo.— Ball Corp. on Thursday reported net income that climbed by 61 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations. The Broomfield, Colorado- based company said net income increased to $153.1 million, or $1.07 per share, from $95.1 million, or 63 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.— Western Union Co. on Thursday reported net income that declined by 2 percent in its second quarter. The Englewood, Colorado- based money transfer company said profit fell to $193.8 million, or 36 cents per share, from $198.6 million, or 36 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.
July 31- Western Union Co, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a 2 percent fall in quarterly profit as compliance costs rose. Western Union, which gets most of its business from migrant workers sending money home, has lost ground in Mexico, a key market, after it was forced to close about 7,000 outlets over the last two years due to compliance issues.
In California, however, insurers' projections of 2014 medical spending were fairly accurate. Other companies planning to sell 2015 Obamacare policies in California include Kaiser Permanente, Health Net, and Molina Healthcare. California is the largest of about a dozen states to announce proposed 2015 rates.
In California, however, insurers' projections of 2014 medical spending were fairly accurate. California is the largest of about a dozen states to announce proposed 2015 rates.
TORONTO, July 31- Shaw Communications Inc will pay $830 million to buy U.S. data center services provider ViaWest Inc, the Canadian media and cable company said on Thursday, in a deal aimed at bolstering its cloud computing credentials. Shares in Shaw slipped 2 percent to C $24.75 in morning trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
One vulnerability involves flaws in the way scores of manufacturers of Apple, Google Android and Blackberry devices, among others, have implemented an obscure industry standard that controls how everything from network connections to user identities are managed.
TORONTO, July 31- Canadian media and cable company Shaw Communications Inc said it would buy data center services provider ViaWest Inc from Oak Hill Capital Partners and others in a deal valued at $1.2 billion on an enterprise basis.
CHICAGO, July 30- Cargill Inc, one of the nation's largest beef processors, said on Wednesday it plans to close its Milwaukee, Wisconsin, beef-processing plant on Friday, because the size of the U.S. herd has fallen to its smallest in 63 years.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.— Churchill Downs Inc. is finalizing a deal with the operators of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway to manage the upstate New York gambling facility and another in Colorado, the companies announced Wednesday.
*Sales growth strong in Europe, but declines in Americas. *Europe business offers narrower range, sells more clogs. BERLIN, July 30- The success of Crocs Inc in Europe, where the U.S. shoemaker has focused on its trademark colorful foam clogs rather than branching into other products, proves the brand has a future despite difficulties at home, its European head said.
PITTSBURGH— More than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia joined top state elected officials Wednesday to rally against proposed stricter federal pollution regulations for coal-burning power plants.
WASHINGTON, July 29- More than 17,000 U.S. military personnel and other consumers will receive about $92 million in debt relief as part of a settlement over a lender's alleged improper practices, the U.S. consumer watchdog and 13 states announced on Tuesday.
July 29- Amgen Inc on Tuesday said it would cut up to 15 percent of its work force and close plants in a series of moves aimed at reallocating resources as it prepares to introduce new medicines it hopes will drive future growth.
July 29- Amgen Inc on Tuesday said it would cut up to 15 percent of its global work force and close plants as part of a series of moves aimed at reallocating resources as it prepares for the eventual launch of medicines it hopes will drive future growth.