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NORML Responds to Studies Identifying Link Between COVID and Cannabis Use Disorder Diagnosis

CLEVELAND - Fully vaccinated persons with a clinical diagnosis of cannabis use disorder (CUD) possess a greater risk of COVID breakthrough infections than do to similar controls, according to data published in the journal World Psychiatry. Researchers with the US National Institutes of Health and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland evaluated whether those with a diagnosis of

By |2021-10-15T12:51:14-04:00October 15th, 2021|Coronavirus, Featured, Science|

Southwest Michigan First Gets Land Gift, Plus $100 Million For New Career, Tech Education Center

KALAMAZOO – Friday  Southwest Michigan First announced it has secured an anonymous gift of land along with a $100 million commitment for the construction of a new  Career and Technical Education Center on the gifted parcel. “For years, local educators and employers have talked about the need for a centralized career and technical center in

By |2021-10-15T12:40:35-04:00October 15th, 2021|Entrepreneurs, Featured|

10 Entrepreneurs Awarded $20,000 Each At Start Garden Competition

GRAND RAPIDS — Food, technology and recycling startups were among the 10 winners to receive individual $20,000 awards at this year’s 100 competition hosted by Grand Rapids-based business incubator Start Garden LLC. Start Garden officials say this year’s event was competitive after more than 650 entrepreneurs submitted ideas to be selected for funding. In August, the

By |2021-10-10T16:07:09-04:00October 10th, 2021|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Michigan Health Care Providers Ask Congress: Improve Access, Affordability Of Lifesaving Vaccines For Seniors

LANSING - Six leading organizations advocating for improved public health and patient care are asking Congress to protect Michigan’s most vulnerable residents by eliminating vaccine co-pays that seniors are required to pay through some Medicare coverage plans – but not others. The “Protecting Seniors through Immunization Act” introduced in Congress this year would eliminate Medicare

By |2021-10-09T07:16:06-04:00October 9th, 2021|Featured, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Report: Emergence Of Remote Work Anxiety Crippling Productivity, Employee Mental Health

OMAHA, Neb. - Remote work has been incredibly popular, but remote work anxiety has been an unforeseen side-effects, a new study contends. Since starting en masse in March 2020, remote work has been viewed upon favorably by most employees, Breeze said in the study’s executive summary. “One of our studies even found workers were willing

By |2021-10-09T07:04:52-04:00October 9th, 2021|Entrepreneurs, Featured|

J.D. Power: Many New Car Owners Don’t Intend To Ever Use New Vehicle Tech

TROY—Car buyers say that new vehicle technologies are a major factor in car buying decisions. But on the other hand, they also confoundingly say that many new car owners don’t bother to use much of that great new technology. That’s according to the recently released J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Tech Experience Index Study. Power analysts

By |2021-10-09T07:06:13-04:00October 9th, 2021|ESD, Featured|

Erie Hack – Cleveland Water Alliance Kicks Off Innovation Competition To Solve Lake Erie’s Challenges  

CLEVELAND, OH – Cleveland Water Alliance has launched Erie Hack 2021, a bi-annual competition to accelerate innovative solutions to Lake Erie’s most pressing challenges. This year’s competition will take place in the form of several engaging events - a hybrid of virtual and in-person gatherings. Lake Erie is the most biodiverse and bio-productive of the

By |2021-10-05T19:36:51-04:00October 5th, 2021|Clean Update, Featured|

Northeastern Michigan To Get Fiber Broadband With Help Of Merit Network

ALPENA -  Gigabit speed internet service will soon be available in Northeastern Michigan from Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op, a multiyear phased fiber-to-the-home network project, providing access to Internet and voice services to 30,000-plus homes and businesses across its northeast Michigan. This includes Alpena, Cheboygan, Montmorency, Presque Isle and portions of Alcona, Emmet, Mackinac,

By |2021-10-03T17:02:08-04:00October 3rd, 2021|Featured, IoT|

FlexJobs Identifies Top 30 Companies Hiring Remote Freelance Workers

BOULDER, Co – To help job seekers connect to remote freelance job opportunities, FlexJobs has identified the top 30 companies hiring for remote freelance jobs so far this year, as well as the strongest job categories for freelance jobs. According to a FlexJobs survey from August 2021 of more than 800 freelancers, 66 percent of freelancers

By |2021-10-03T17:02:26-04:00October 3rd, 2021|Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Rivian Will Open $4.6 Million Service Support Center As It Prepares For First Vehicle Sales

PLYMOUTH - Rivian, the electric vehicle startup that’s gearing up for an initial public offering, continues its trend of growing fast. The company will be opening in Plymouth, a service support operations facility for vehicle owners -- and just in time, as deliveries of the launch edition of the R1T pickup are expected to commence soon.

By |2021-10-03T17:02:48-04:00October 3rd, 2021|Auto Tech, Featured, Government/Politics|