Small Business

Linda McMahon to exit role at Small Business Administration

Mar 29, 2019

The head of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon, is stepping down from the role

Hawaii eyes flavored e-cigarette ban to curb teen vaping

Mar 29, 2019

A bill at the Hawaii Legislature would impose a first-in-the-nation statewide ban on flavored e-liquid and tobacco products.

Judge blocks Trump's small-business health insurance plan

Mar 29, 2019

President Donald Trump has been dealt a second setback in a week for his administration's health care initiatives

Federal legalization of hemp creates quandary for US police

Mar 28, 2019

Police officers who encounter huge shipments of state-certified hemp on America's highways are facing a quandary: They can't tell if the plants they're seeing are hemp or marijuana.

Michael Avenatti goes from media darling to criminal suspect

Mar 28, 2019

Lawyer Michael Avenatti became a household name as he bashed President Donald Trump, now he's charged with extortion and fraud

Families make online videos a job but few rules protect kids

Mar 28, 2019

Families can earn a living off popular video blogs, but few protections exist for kids who star in online videos

Man awarded $80M in lawsuit claiming Roundup causes cancer

Mar 28, 2019

A U.S. jury has awarded $80 million in damages to a California man in a high-stakes trial over his claim that Roundup weed killer caused his cancer

Unpleasant surprises: Buying a company can bring challenges

Mar 27, 2019

Small business owners can face unexpected challenges after buying a company, whether they're impossible-to-foresee events or problems that weren't apparent or that prospective owners didn't fully investigate

More aging Americans are using pot to soothe what ails them

Mar 25, 2019

More Americans in their 70s and 80s are using marijuana to ease age-related maladies such as arthritis and sleeplessness

Death toll rises to 62 in China chemical plant blast

Mar 23, 2019

An explosion at a chemical plant that killed at least 62 people and injured hundreds of others is one of China's worst industrial accidents in recent years

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