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I Would Never Have Pushed For Legal Pot If I Knew It'd End This Way

If I thought Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s marijuana policy would result in an Ontario retail pot monopoly, I never would have helped his party pass their pro-legalization resolution in the first place. I’ve written about my modest contribution to the elimination of pot prohibition before. To recap, in 2011 I was hired by the Liberal Party of Canada’s upper brass ...

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Pacers not considering legal action against Lakers over tampering with Paul George

Last week, the NBA handed out the largest ever fine for violating anti-tampering rules, dinging the Los Angeles Lakers $ 500,000 for Rob Pelinka’s illegal contact with Paul George’s agent.  It seemed that the fine would be the end of the saga, but in recent days, there were rumor… CBSSports.com NBA Headlines PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT ...

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Legal Pot Could Bring Back Jobs, Revitalize Economy In Canada's Small Towns

DUNCAN, B.C. — In a tree-nestled First Nation community on Vancouver Island, forestry and farming used to be the major industries that kept the economy humming and put food on families’ tables. But members of the Cowichan Tribes, like people from so many small and rural towns in Canada, have seen jobs driven elsewhere through dramatic changes to those sectors. ...

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7 near-monopolies that are perfectly legal in America

Continue Reading Below True monopolies were outlawed in 1890 in the U.S. after Congress passed the Sherman Antitrust Act. This law was designed to protect consumers from large companies that sought to use their dominant market position to engage in anticompetitive business practices. The bill also gave the federal government the power to step in and take action when necessary. While ...

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