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How to Start a Cannabis Testing Lab

01 01 1970

Lab Scientest Examining Cannabis Map of US State Cannabis Laws Cannabis laws in the United States Legend Testing Medical Marijuana Formaspace Casework Annual sales from the legal cannabis market have grown north of $1 billion in Washington State. Should you get involved and start your own cannabis testing lab? Given the increasing consumer demand for a wide-range of cannabis-based botanical and edible products, the laboratory testing market has awoken to find a potential bonanza on their hands.”— FormaspaceAUSTIN, TEXAS, USA, September 11, 2017 -- As annual sales from the legal cannabis market grow to north of $1 billion dollars in Washington State alone, many existing laboratory facilities are weighing their options on whether to jump into this rapidly expanding market by offering state-regulated cannabis test and certification services.Ballot Initiatives Allowing Recreational Cannabis Use Find Favor among Voters in the Western States and New EnglandCalifornia...

How Much Home You Can Buy for $300,000 in Every State

01 01 1970

LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2017 -- In a recent study, GOBankingRates examined how much home you can buy for $300,000 in each U.S. state and the District of Columbia. The findings reveal that your money can buy nearly 3,500 sq. ft. in some states but just more than 600 sq. ft in others. Potential home buyers can look for their desired location in the article linked below to see if they've adequately saved for their dream house. To find this information, GOBankingRates researched the median property listing price in every state and the District of Columbia. Each listing price was divided by $300,000 to arrive at the median list price per square foot. Latest GOBankingRates Study examines how much home you can buy for $300,000 in each state. For more details on the study, visit: https://www.gobankingrates.com/mortgage-rates/much-home-can-buy-every-state/ States That Buy the Most Square Footage for $300,000:        Indiana: 3,478...

How Digital Healthcare is Changing Everything: Thought Leaders Meet to Discuss Innovation in Digital Health at USC's 11th Annual Body Computing Conference

01 01 1970

Thought leaders across a broad spectrum come together for the one-day summit to offer local, national and global perspectives on the evolving convergence of health and digital technology. Speakers will shed light on a wide range of topics including the California-led cybersecurity initiative in health IT and L.A.'s 2028 Olympics plan to transform the Olympic Village into a connected health space. The event also includes demonstrations and discussions on the impact of unique wearable sensors to track personal fitness, enhance elite athletic performance and train the next generation of warfighters. And panelists will debate and advocate for the power of digital health tools to be able to combat the critical global issue of diabetes or build on-demand transportation safety nets to address the rapid rise in our aging population. "Digital tools are making healthcare omnipresent, they are no longer a spoke in the wheel of our...

How Businesses Could Lower Healthcare Costs

01 01 1970

Charles Laverty, Healthcare Executive and CEO of Advanced Bifurcation Systems Charles Laverty Publishes His Plan For Addressing Healthcare Costs Charles Laverty, the CEO of Advanced Bifurcation Systems has joined the call to reduce healthcare costs. Laverty published opinion pieces focused on solutions. The word “compromise” is of particular importance when it comes to healthcare. You’ve heard the old adage: “if you try to please everyone, you’ll end up pleasing no one”? It applies here. ”— Charles LavertyLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, July 10, 2017 -- Paying for healthcare can be difficult for businesses, depending on several factors. The number of people who work for your company, the state you’re in, and several other considerations can all limit your options when it comes to choosing an insurance provider for your employees. Charles Laverty is the CEO of Advanced Bifurcation Systems which produces cardiac...

Houston Dash forward Kealia Ohai and BBVA Compass aim to create opportunities in new brand ambassador agreement

01 01 1970

HOUSTON, May 10, 2017 -- BBVA Compass and Kealia Ohai came to terms on a new deal last week to officially appoint the Houston Dash forward as the bank's newest brand ambassador. "I am very excited and honored to begin this partnership with BBVA Compass," said Ohai. "I love the city of Houston and I'm thrilled to work with BBVA Compass which shares my passion to make a difference in the community. I can't wait to get started and help create as many bright experiences for people as possible." Kealia Ohai signed her brand ambassador agreement with BBVA Compass at BBVA Compass Plaza in Houston last week. As a brand ambassador, Ohai will represent BBVA Compass in advertisements, community involvement activities and speaking engagements, including events during the bank's "Year of Opportunity for Small Business" initiative. The announcement also comes on the heels of BBVA Compass Stadium's five-year anniversary, commemorating the bank's involvement...

HotelPlanner.com Signs Football Partnership Deal with Hellas Verona F.C.

01 01 1970

HotelPlanner is proud to be a new partner in Hellas Verona. We hope this will become a long-term professional relationship and full of satisfaction. West Palm Beach, FL August 31, 2017 HotelPlanner.com is proud to be named Hellas Verona’s newest team partner for the next three years. The agreement sees the world’s leading online provider of hotel reservations and group event management become the professional Italian football club’s preferred hotel booking partner for team and fan travel. HotelPlanner.com will power and provide hotel booking accommodations and requirements for the entire teams travel while on tour and for fans needing away game hotel stays. With an impressive sports legacy spanning more than 100 plus years since 1903, the Hellas Verona Football Club has become an internationally renowned club worldwide. Hellas Verona’s national and international expansion through HotelPlanner.com’s innovative group booking system will help drive more...

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01 01 1970

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Hot Yacht: Starry Kitchen and Michael Kotick Bring Next Generation Flavors and Politics to High Seas Pop-Up Oct. 7 - Tickets on Sale Now

01 01 1970

Set sail for a night of food, politics, and drinks at sea. Democratic Congressional Candidate Michael Kotick and Starry Kitchen's superstar restaurateur Nguyen Tran are hosting a pop-up restaurant on the Pacific on Oct. 7, 2017. Press Release - updated: Sep 13, 2017 12:11 PDT NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., September 13, 2017 - ​​​They are underground, highly sought after and ground-breaking culinary artists that only a few have had the opportunity to experience… they are Starry Kitchen. The superstar team of Nguyen and Thi Tran are collaborating with Orange County's Democratic Congressional Candidate Michael Kotick, to create an unforgettable, next generation high-seas pop-up. On Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, the corks will pop and the mega yacht, Endless Dreams, will depart from Newport Beach's Hornblower Cruises (2431 West Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, California) on a three hour epicurean adventure; merging the best of the best — from food to...

Horizon Technology Finance Provides Investment Portfolio Update for First Quarter 2017

01 01 1970

FARMINGTON, Conn., April 12, 2017 -- Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ: HRZN) ("Horizon"), a leading specialty finance company that provides capital in the form of secured loans to venture capital backed companies in the technology, life science, healthcare information and services, and cleantech industries, today provided a portfolio update for the first quarter of 2017. "We experienced increased investment activity during the first quarter as we focused our marketing efforts on life science and innovative technology companies with limited leverage," said Gerald A. Michaud, President of Horizon. "While deploying capital into new investments, Horizon also profited from positive liquidity events from six portfolio companies, including loan prepayments and realized gains from the exercise and sale of warrants. With our considerable liquidity, we believe we are positioned to grow our investment portfolio over the balance of the year." New Loans Funded Horizon funded...

Horizon Solar Power Joins Homes For Our Troops to Present New Home to Wounded Veteran

01 01 1970

Leading California-based solar company and community celebrate PFC Isaac Blunt during Key Ceremony presentation of Fallbrook, CA home Press Release - updated: Aug 9, 2017 15:00 EDT TEMECULA, Calif., August 9, 2017 - ​Horizon Solar Power (Horizon), a premier marketer, seller, designer, and installer of residential and commercial solar systems in California, recently joined Homes For Our Troops to present a new solar powered home to a local wounded Veteran. A privately funded 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, Homes For Our Troops builds and donates specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post – 9/11 Veterans. The homes restore some of the freedom and independence our Veterans sacrificed while defending our country, and enable them to focus on their family, recovery and rebuilding their lives. As part of the homebuilding project, Horizon installed a free solar energy system, providing Marine Private First Class Isaac Blunt and his family immediate and long-term...

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