Today, Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) reintroduced the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (MORE Act) to reform federal treatment of marijuana by descheduling it, meaning it no longer would be a prohibited substance. Not surprisingly, the bill includes an excise tax on all sales of marijuana products, which would take effect six months after the
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It’s been over a year since lenders and the federal government stepped in to help Americans stay in their homes amid the global health and economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. And many Americans still need that support.  About 2.1 million homeowners are still in forbearance plans that suspend their mortgage payments, according to
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Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the price of higher education is an even bigger consideration for students and their families than usual. At the same time, the cost of a four-year college or university has never been higher. For the 2020-21 academic year, average tuition and fees increased 1.1% for in-state students at four-year public colleges, reaching $10,560,
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Sharebite CEO and cofounder Dilip Rao and co-founder Mohsin Memon Source: Sharebite There’s no such thing as a free lunch – except when big companies want to get their employees back to the office during a pandemic. Employers including banks and asset managers, technology companies and law firms are ramping up back-to-work plans as more
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Free speech advocate Suzanne Nossel said Thursday she found John Cena’s apology to China “troubling” after he called Taiwan a country during a promotional interview for his upcoming film, “Fast and Furious 9.” “It felt like a forced confession,” Nossel, the CEO of nonprofit Pen America, told CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith.” “This clear
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Elizabeth Holmes, founder and former chief executive officer of Theranos, center, exits U.S. federal court in San Jose, California on May 6, 2021. Nina Riggio | Bloomberg | Getty Images In the case of Elizabeth Holmes apparently all publicity isn’t good publicity. Attorneys for the former Theranos CEO are citing widespread negative coverage as a
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Southeast Asia’s e-commerce market could grow by more than $260 billion by 2030 if major online shopping marketplaces do more to encourage and enable women entrepreneurs, a new report from the International Finance Corporation found. The “anonymity” of e-commerce has reduced many of the barriers to entry traditionally faced by women and afforded them the
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Stat scam; shopping center switcheroo; what a pain; and other highlights of recent tax cases. Houston: Jonathan Adam Van Pelt, former owner of a local staffing company, has admitted he willfully failed to account for and pay federal employment taxes. Van Pelt withheld federal income taxes and Social Security and Medicare taxes from the wages
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