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Los Angeles takes step toward banning sale of fur products

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 4:51 p.m.

Los Angeles, one of the world’s major fashion centers and long a symbol of glitz and glamour, is taking steps to ban the sale of new fur products, a move that would make it the largest city in the U.S. to do so.

Tilray first Canadian company to import medical pot to U.S.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 6:15 p.m.

In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies.

FedEx downplays US-China trade spat’s impact on its business

Shortly before the Trump administration announced a new round of tariffs against Chinese goods, FedEx Corp. leaders tried to assure investors Monday that a widening trade war will have little direct effect on the company.

1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on the weeklong journey.

BBB Tip of the Week: Scam risk decreases with age

Grandparents Day was Sep., and it has been shown recently that older consumers have the lowest risk of being scammed. However, that does not mean scammers are not targeting this demographic.

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Banking Stefani Daley has been promoted to operations officer at Idaho Independent Bank’s Hayden branch. Daley will oversee employee training related to customer service and banking procedure as well as operational and administrative duties at the branch.

Motley Fool: Prescription for profit

Shares of CVS Health have had a tough year, dropping in large part due to fears about Amazon’s potential entry into the pharmacy business.