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Attorney: Prosecutors Dropping Marijuana Dispensary Case

LEGAL | By Sudhin Thanawala | May 5
Federal prosecutors have agreed to drop a nearly four-year effort to seize the property of a California medical marijuana dispensary billed as the nation's largest, the dispensary's attorney said Tuesday.

Ag Groups Seek Exemption from Scrutiny

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi and Mary Clare Jalonick | May 5
Congress is pushing the Agriculture Department to exempt the groups behind promotional campaigns like "The Incredible, Edible Egg" and "Pork, the Other White Meat" from public scrutiny of their internal operations.

Are You Ready for 'Fintech?'

Lesley Stahl reports on what's being called the financial technology, or fintech, revolution.

Stella & Dot CEO on Building Accessory Empire

The company's mission is to empower women to become entrepreneurs through what it calls "social selling."

Mayor Tells New Yorkers Not to Eat at Chick-fil-A

"What the ownership of Chick-fil-A has said is wrong," the mayor said at a press conference Tuesday night.

Treasury Sec'y: Currency Redesign Plan Winning Rave Reviews

FINANCE | By Martin Crutsinger | May 4
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Tuesday that the reaction to his plan to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill and add civil rights and suffragette leaders to U.S. currency has been "overwhelmingly positive."

Target Faces Backlash on Stance on Transgender Bathrooms

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 4
Consumer backlash is growing against Target's stance on what type of bathrooms its transgender customers and employees can use.

Texas Court Blocks Houston from Using Tougher Clean-Air Laws

CORPORATE | By Juan A. Lozano | May 4
Houston's efforts to use local clean air laws to regulate pollution in the home of the nation's largest petrochemical complex were halted Friday by a Texas Supreme Court ruling in favor of energy and chemical companies.

Tiny Nebraska Town Says No to 1,100 Jobs, Citing Way of Life

CORPORATE | By Scott McFetridge | May 4
The village board unanimously voted against the proposed $300 million plant, and two weeks later, the company said they'd take their plant - and money - elsewhere.

Why Automakers Are Launching Car-Sharing Programs

In April, BMW launched program in Seattle with plans to expand it to three more U.S. cities this year.

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