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Currently, medical marijuana that is being dispensed through a wide range of dispensaries nationally is not regulated, so it is not tested for pesticides or mold—which can be dangerous to those patients who use it.


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Currently, medical marijuana that is being dispensed through a wide range of dispensaries nationally is not regulated, so it is not tested for pesticides or mold—which can be dangerous to those patients who use it.

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Latest: Med-X, Inc. Builds First Medical Marijuana Testing Facility - Currently, medical marijuana that is being dispensed through a wide range of dispensaries nationally is not regulated, so it is not tested for pesticides or mold—which can be dangerous to those patients who use it.

Med-X, Inc. Builds First Medical Marijuana Testing Facility

Currently, medical marijuana that is being dispensed through a wide range of dispensaries nationally is not regulated, so it is not tested for pesticides or mold—which can be dangerous to those patients who use it.

Cover Story: 2014 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla's lithium battery plant near Reno. Washington successfully pulled out all the stops to keep Boeing from leaving the state. Comcast's gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia's skyline.

Not So Hot

As Niagara Falls freezes to a trickle, the nation's scientists quietly reveal their plan to combat global warming.

Location Focus: Texas – Big and Getting Bigger

There’s no "mercy" rule in economic development: the Lone Star State keeps crushing the competition.

They’re Coming to Take Us Away, Pt. 2

The world's smartest man says artificial intelligence may doom the human race.

Business Report: North Carolina – Next Generation Power Electronics Hub

North Carolina wins a $140-million Manufacturing Innovation Institute to develop wide-band semiconductors for power electronics.

Greenway Health LLC Building New Cobb County, GA Tech Development Center

Health IT company will bring 150 jobs to the metro Atlanta area with its new technology development center.

Feature Story: Michigan Governor’s Report – Reinventing Michigan

Gov. Rick Snyder has identified core problems and brought stakeholders together to solve them in an effort the governor likes to call relentless positive action.

CenturyLink Opens Cloud Development Center In Seattle

New home for cloud platform development and innovation adds to year of significant CenturyLink Cloud milestones.

War Without Borders

Pope Francis was right: World War III has already started.

Bayer CropScience Opens New R&D Site In California

The company has earmarked close to $1 billion for investments in the USA between 2013 and 2016.

Milwaukee, WI Selected As Global Hub For New Energy Innovation Center

M-WERC envisions the center as a resource for both entrepreneurs—independent individuals with ideas they want to transform into successful businesses­—and "intrapreneurs"—individuals employed by companies who have an idea that they want to turn into a profitable product or service offering.

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We've also included our Global Rankings within this story.

Business Report: Maryland – Howard County Opens 3D Printing Prototype Lab

3D Maryland’s Innovation + Prototyping Lab is dedicated to the advancement of the hot growth sector of additive manufacturing.

Airbus Joins Forces With CCAM

Global aeronautics leader Airbus has teamed with the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing.

Quest Diagnostics To Create 500 New Jobs In Lenexa, KS

The company plans to hire 500 workers for its new Quest Diagnostics National Operations Center, which is expected to be fully operational in 2015.

Cover Story: Global Biotech Report

A resurgent bioscience sector pulls Europe into recovery, while U.S. biotech leaders train the next generation of an essential skilled workforce.

All the Way Back

The United States finally has recovered all of the jobs we lost in the Great Recession.

Growing Greater Cleveland Companies Generate $424M In Economic Benefits

Startups accessing capital and assistance are having a growing impact on Ohio's economy.

Ann Arbor SPARK Supports Mahindra GenZe; Company Expands To U.S.

International company expands to U.S. with new vehicle research and high tech manufacturing facility.

Aeterna Zentaris Selects Site In Charleston, SC For New Global Operations Location

Over the next five years, Æterna Zentaris is expected to implement a staff to support the areas of commercial operations, business development, regulatory and quality assurance, manufacturing management, clinical and product development, as well as various administrative functions.

OpenText And Province of Ontario Announce Job Creation Initiative

OpenText announces plans for new worldwide customer briefing center in Toronto; expansion plans for Waterloo also part of the announcement.

For Whom the Road Tolls

Say goodbye to your free ride on the nation's physical and digital superhighways.

DaVita Labs Expands Footprint In DeLand, FL

Business, teammate growth drives need for new facility.

Molecular Miracle

As flexible as rubber, thinner than a human hair and 200 times stronger than steel, graphene is about to change the world.

Next Generation Energy Corp. Announces Shift In Operations; Will Focus On Medical Marijuana Industry

The company plans to focus on the acquisition of retail and cultivation licenses throughout North America, as well as the development of a national brand.

Commonwealth Center For Advanced Manufacturing To Partner With The Department Of Defense Technology Development Institute

In addition to funding from consortium members, the institute will receive a portion of the $140 million federal funds designated for manufacturing innovation institutes.

FEATURE STORY: Ringing The Bell For Growth

With huge reserves of low-cost energy, world-class R&D facilities and streamlined grants that yield solid returns, Pennsylvania wants everyone to know it’s ready to take on all comers.

Beretta USA Execs Announce New Manufacturing Facility In Tennessee

World’s oldest firearms manufacturer and major U.S. defense contractor to expand to Gallatin.

LOCATION FOCUS: Indiana — More And More Roads Are Leading To “The Crossroads Of America”

A business destination that removes roadblocks for the good of its people, Indiana is proof that when you rip away the red tape and work together, cooperation brings results.

The Drone Age

A new era dawns as the FAA clears six drone test sites for takeoff in the U.S.

Cautious Hiring To Continue In The New Year

More jobs coming back to U.S. shores; part-time and temporary hiring to increase; U.S. debt negotiations and the Affordable Care Act factor into hiring activity.

Ambri Opens Manufacturing Facility In Marlborough, MA

Ambri's new factory will produce the company's first prototype systems for deployment in 2014 and 2015.

FEATURE STORY: The Cultural Roots Of High-Tech Growth

Locations that have a history of nurturing entrepreneurship may have a head start on spurring startups and developing high-tech hubs. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Raytheon To Expand Mississippi Radar Factory

Expansion tied to expected growth in airborne radar, electronic warfare markets.

Regeneron And BioMed Realty Break Ground On New R&D Facility In Westchester County, NY

BioMed Realty estimates that the new buildings will be occupied by Regeneron in late 2015.

Kiekert Expanding Its Operations In Southeastern Michigan

Employment at the company's plant, which is located in the Detroit suburb of Wixom, is expected to grow to more than 120 within the next 12 months.

Novum Opens New Research Clinic In Fargo, ND

In 2014, Novum will continue to add early phase research services in Fargo as it also broadens its offerings across all Novum sites.

Moderna Therapeutics Expands In New HQ And Lab In Cambridge, MA

The new site will be the center of Moderna's R&D and provide a significant increase in laboratory space.

Bayer HealthCare Opens U.S. Headquarters In Whippany, NJ

Largest employer in Hanover Township represents $250 million investment in New Jersey.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Fairfax County, VA Launches Virtual Career Fairs

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the FCEDA is presenting virtual career fairs to connect college grads with Northern Virginia companies seeking employees.

Indiana Serves 10,000 Small Businesses Through PPE Marketplace

Since launching in early May, the Indiana Small Business PPE Marketplace has received nearly 20,000 orders for personal protective equipment (PPE) and has fulfilled 10,000 orders.

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