Want to invest in the cannabis industry but barely have enough to buy your own weed? Cody Sanchez of Cresco Capital Partners has suggestions. Jonathan Small Published 5:01 pm CDT, Thursday, May 23, 2019 Photo: Codie Sanchez Photo: Codie Sanchez Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Codie Sanchez Podcast: Cannabis Investing Tips for Non-Millionaires 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Cannabis stocks are all the rage. IPOs valued at billions of dollars are popping up on Wall Street and the Canadian Stock Exchange, and private equity funds are investing multiple millions in cannabis companies. If you’re watching all this from the sidelines, wondering if you’re missing out on … [Read more...] about Podcast: Cannabis Investing Tips for Non-Millionaires
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In many parts of the country, including the Greater Philadelphia area, the race to get your little one into the “right” preschool can feel like applying to college.Parents whose kids are already in or past preschool are probably thinking, “Duh!” But for new or expecting parents, this may come as a surprise. Wait lists for private preschools in the Philadelphia region can be two-and-a-half years long. No one tells you that after your newborn’s first visit with the pediatrician, you should proceed directly to your pre-school’s enrollment office. Since Killian is starting preschool this autumn, I recently learned firsthand about the preschool feeding frenzy. There is one preschool in my town where parents line up before dawn on enrollment day. And you can pretty much forget about getting into the coveted morning programs unless you are already connected to the school. I have a friend on the Main Line who applied more than a year in advance for her … [Read more...] about Picking (and getting into) the right preschool
University Hospital is making changes in its cardiac program after being recently rated below average on two common heart surgeries by an independent doctors’ group. University was among the lowest performing hospitals in national ratings in August by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for adult heart surgeries. The hospital was one of nine institutions among hundreds across the country to earn one star — the group’s lowest rating — for overall performance in aortic valve replacement surgery. It was one of seven to receive another one-star rating for combined aortic valve and coronary artery bypass surgery. In January, the hospital rebounded somewhat when new scores were released that included data from the first half of 2018. University’s performance for valve replacements improved to two stars, or average. But its overall score for combined aortic valve and bypass surgery remained at one star. That score put it among eight hospitals nationally to receive … [Read more...] about Lagging heart surgery ratings prompt changes at University Hospital
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Laura Krantz Globe Staff January 31, 2019 Green Mountain College and the other higher education institutions sprinkled across Vermont have felt as permanent as the mountains and valleys they stand on, but that ground is shifting quickly.Higher education is the third-largest industry in Vermont, yet the state faces a particularly acute version of the challenges that threaten the industry nationwide. It has the most colleges per capita yet one of the fastest-declining high school populations in the country — offering a sobering look at what might be in store for the rest of the nation.With its announcement last week of impending closure, Green Mountain has become the face of this existential struggle, but many other colleges in Vermont are more quietly staring down the same problems. Advertisement “There is no doubt that we’re living in a time … [Read more...] about Higher education struggles hit Vermont hard
Move over Veganuary there’s a new campaign competing for attention....Februdairy. Fiona Finch reports on how the county’s dairy industry is taking up the challenge to promote matters milk. When you order a pint it’s normally the amber nectar which springs to mind. But this month north west dairy farmers are hoping you will choose another beverage and down a pint of milk.Graham Young is a three to four pint a day man. As Chairman of the NFU (National Farmers Union) North West Dairy Board he speaks not just for himself but for dairy farmers across Lancashire, Cumbria and Cheshire as he welcomes Februdairy as a way “just to keep people focused on the benefits of milk”.He continued: “It’s honest food. It’s the one product where you get all the nourishment you need.”The month was first designated last year as dairy lovers and producers decided to shout out for milk products, hot on the heels of the dairy-shunning Veganuary, which … [Read more...] about Are you ready for Februdairy?