Marijuana growers diversify with hemp amid CBD boom

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — A glut of legal marijuana has driven Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet — ...

SBM Life Science Introduces BioAdvanced™ All-In-One Weed & Feed

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2018--SBM Life Science Corp., one of the leading makers of consumer lawn and garden products in the United States, today announced the launch of BioAdvanced™ Scienc...

HGTV’s ‘Flip or Flop’ Starring Exes Christina and Tarek El Moussa Returns with New Episodes on Thursday, May 31, at 9 P.M. ET/PT

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2018--Real estate and house flipping experts – and now exes – Christina and Tarek El Moussa return for all new episodes of HGTV’s on Thursday, May 31, at 9 p.m. ET/P...

HGTV’s ‘Flip or Flop’ Starring Exes Christina and Tarek El Moussa Returns with New Episodes on Thursday, May 31, at 9 P.M. ET/PT

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2018--Real estate and house flipping experts – and now exes – Christina and Tarek El Moussa return for all new episodes of HGTV’s on Thursday, May 31, at 9 p.m. ET/P...

This year’s first case of hantavirus hemorrhagic fever in Taiwan confirmed 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) on April 3 announced this year’s first case of hantavirus hemorrhagic fever in a 44-year-old male who resides in northern Ta...

The Latest: Guinea pigs, cat also victims of spy poisoning

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Britain (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The British government says two guinea pigs ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 2 The New York Times on the Supreme Court and racism: ...

Cynthia Nixon calls public housing conditions 'devastating'

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has visited a New York City public housing high-rise where she says conditions are "devastating." Nixon toured the A...

Russian shopping mall fire kills 64; no alarms reported

MOSCOW (AP) — With the fire alarms silent and staff reportedly nowhere to be seen, a fire at a shopping mall packed with children and their parents on the first weekend of the school recess kill...

Nigeria reports 450 suspected cases of Lassa fever; 37 dead

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The World Health Organization says as many as 450 people may have been infected with Lassa fever in Nigeria in less than five weeks. In a statement Tuesday, WHO...

Florida woman: Airline told me to flush pet hamster

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida woman says an airline told her to flush her hamster down a toilet at the airport because the emotional support rodent wasn't allowed to fly with her. The Miami...

West African nation of Guinea reports Lassa fever death

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Health authorities in the West African nation of Guinea are reporting the country's first death from Lassa fever in nearly a quarter-century. The emergence of ...

Study blames pot farms for poisoning of endangered owls

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rat poison is contaminating endangered northern spotted owls in California forests, and marijuana farms appear to be to blame, according to a study published Thursday. ...

Rats! DC wages war against resurgent rodents with dry ice

WASHINGTON (AP) — Any mists spotted rising over the swamp may just be Washington wielding its newest weapon in its never-ending war on rats: dry ice. The District of Columbia's roden...

Not easy being green: Legal pot brings environmental rules

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — At a state briefing on environmental rules that await growers entering California's soon-to-be-legal marijuana trade, organic farmers Ulysses Anthony, Tracy Sullivan and Adam...