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Thailand makes marijuana legal, but smoking discouraged

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand made it legal to cultivate and possess marijuana as of Thursday, like a dream come true for an aging generation of pot smokers who recall the kick the legendary Thai Stick variety delivered. The stated intention of the country’s public health minister to distribute 1 million marijuana seedlings, beginning Friday, has …

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Bongalo: Could this Google-backed startup become Africa’s answer to Airbnb?

(CNN) — Since Airbnb launched in 2008, it has taken the travel industry by storm. Sharing a home or renting an apartment has become a fashionable, and often more affordable, alternative to booking a hotel room. More than a decade later, the company has 6 million active listings worldwide in more than 200 countries. But …

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Oakland A’s Move Closer to Las Vegas Strip Deal

Las Vegas has become the leverage for every Major League Baseball (MLB) and National Basketball Association (NBA) looking for a better deal from their home city. That’s because Sin City has become an incredibly successful market the NHL’s Golden Knights (an expansion team) and the relocated Oakland Raiders, a team which has become the priciest …

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When it comes to travel, the metaverse has real life benefits

Many virtual reality and travel professionals believe that the metaverse will not only function as a new source of revenue for travel brands and tourism boards, but it’ll also be an important marketing tool.franz12/iStockPhoto / Getty Images While there are several examples of why people might choose to travel in the metaverse versus in real …

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Las Vegas Strip Closer to Landing Another Major Sports Team

Las Vegas has become the unlikely — or maybe the inevitable — center of the sports universe. A city that was once off-limits to any sort of professional sports because it allowed gambling on games has now become a desirable destination that hosts the National Football League’s Raiders and the National Hockey League’s Golden Knights. …

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