Cannabis is 30% less expensive in Canada than the United States.
Like Lyft or Uber, enterprising "dollar van" owners served a market without waiting for permission.
The organizations willing to spend $20,000-$200,000 to hear a luminary speak include Wall Street banks, summer camp executives, and national associations of bakers.
Marc Roth went from being homeless to founding his own startup using TechShop and community resources. Now he wants to recreate this model for others.
The acceptance rate at Harvard is a measly 6%. But over half of its admitted students face the far friendlier acceptance rate of 18%.
An academic study that compared companies' lobbying costs to the benefits they received from the American Jobs Creation Act concluded that the returns to lobbying were 22,000% - $220 of tax breaks or subsidies for every dollar spent lobbying. John McCain called the bill “No lobbyist left behind.”
Researchers in developmental psychology face a formidable challenge: they need parents to sign consent forms allowing them to conduct experiments on their children.