'Huge transition' from opioids to cannabis in Florida

‘Huge transition’ from opioids to cannabis in Florida

Florida patients with serious conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder are increasingly opting for medical cannabis over opioids, the CEO of the state’s first and largest fully licensed medical marijuana company told CNBC on Monday. “We’re seeing a huge transition,” Kim Rivers, the CEO of Trulieve, told “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer in an exclusive interview. […]

Jeff Bezos, president and CEO of Amazon and owner of The Washington Post, speaks at the Economic Club of Washington DC's "Milestone Celebration Dinner" in Washington, U.S., September 13, 2018. 

Amazon doubling down on private label, sellers see ‘huge fear’ 

Joshua Roberts | Reuters Jeff Bezos, president and CEO of Amazon and owner of The Washington Post, speaks at the Economic Club of Washington DC’s “Milestone Celebration Dinner” in Washington, U.S., September 13, 2018.  Sellers and brands may not like it, but Amazon is clearly doubling down on its private label business. This is where […]

Tearful Naomi Osaka Survives Huge Scare To Reach Beijing Semi-Final

US Open champion Naomi Osaka overcame her emotions to roar back and defeat unseeded Zhang Shuai 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 in a roller-coaster China Open quarter-final on Friday. The 20-year-old Japanese was broken on her first two service games and had tears in her eyes as the match threatened to slip away in the second set. […]

Kabir Khan: Film industry has huge dearth of scripts

Kabir Khan: Film industry has huge dearth of scripts

Kabir Khan says adapting a book into a film is a huge process and one needs specialised skills to do the task, which is where Hollywood excels Kabir Khan Filmmaker Kabir Khan says despite having access to rich literature, the industry fails to have good scripts because not enough writers are nurtured. Kabir, who adapted […]

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings gives a keynote address, January 6, 2016 at the CES 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Netflix cost-plus model for TV shows gives it a huge revenue upside 

Netflix’s contracts also generally require the production company to pay residuals, or fees to actors and crew when episodes air. Those costs have risen about 300 percent according to one industry executive, as the structure changed to account for replays on streaming networks as well as TV. In addition, production companies can lose out on […]