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NEW YORK | It’s high times for soaring marijuana stocks on Wall Street

NEW YORK — Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Some experts are concerned that the ending will be a buzzkill. Billions of dollars have poured into the stocks in the last … Continue reading NEW YORK | It’s high times for soaring marijuana stocks on Wall Street

DALLAS | Strong 2Q at Delta, but soaring fuel costs dim 2018 outlook

DALLAS — Delta Air Lines executives expressed confidence Thursday that they can raise prices high enough to cover a fuel bill that is likely to be $2 billion more this year than last year. Airline officials said that strong travel demand and higher average fares fully covered a run-up in fuel prices late last year, … Continue reading DALLAS | Strong 2Q at Delta, but soaring fuel costs dim 2018 outlook

Soaring overdose deaths cut US life expectancy for 2nd year

NEW YORK /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — U.S. deaths from drug overdoses skyrocketed 21 percent last year, and for the second straight year dragged down how long Americans are expected to live. The government figures released Thursday put drug deaths at 63,600, up from about 52,000 in 2015.  For the first time, the powerful painkiller … Continue reading Soaring overdose deaths cut US life expectancy for 2nd year