California cannabis mega-factory eyes federal legalization of weed

The company behind a cannabis mega-factory in California is hoping federal legalization of the substance will allow it to expand distribution of joints, oils and edibles beyond the borders of the most populous U.S. state.

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Kentucky lawmakers block abortion access with new law, effective immediately

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J&J settles West Virginia opioid litigation for $99 mln

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said on Monday it agreed to pay $99 million to settle claims by West Virginia that it helped fuel an opioid addiction crisis in the state, removing the company from an ongoing trial that began earlier this month

Law school grads found more jobs waiting in 2021 after decline

An increase in the number of J.D.s looking for work didn't hamper the 2021 employment rate

Paramount, Moonves settle CBS shareholder #MeToo class action for $14.75 mln

Paramount Global (PARA.O) has agreed to pay $14.75 million to shareholders of the former CBS Corp in a proposed class action claiming the company's failure to disclose sexual misconduct allegations against former CBS chief executive Leslie Moonves artificially inflated the value of its stock.

U.S. will no longer enforce mask mandate on airplanes, trains after court ruling

The Biden administration will no longer enforce a U.S. mask mandate on public transportation, after a federal judge in Florida on Monday ruled that the 14-month-old directive was unlawful, overturning a key White House effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Major universities assert antitrust immunity in financial aid case

Nearly 20 universities accused of violating antitrust laws over their student aid practices assert they are immune from liability and have asked a Chicago federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed in January.