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New Zealand wants to make people happy, not rich – will it work?

New Zealand’s priorities are changingREX/Shutterstock By Ruby Prosser Scully New Zealand’s latest budget, unveiled this week, is being touted as the first in a Western country to put well-being over economic pressures. The country’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern promised billions of dollars in additional funds to address mental health problems, suicide and child poverty. Almost… Read More »

FDA kicks off review of CBD with 140 people scheduled to testify at first public hearing Friday

A matcha shop that offers drinks with drops of CBD oil. Angelica Lavito | CNBC The Food and Drug Administration will hear from CBD manufacturers, researchers, farmers, retailers and more on Friday as the agency holds its first public hearing looking at the sale of what’s being touted as a magical elixir that can treat… Read More »