Cannabis Wheaton Expands to the International Market

On January 30, 2018, Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp., a provider of funding to marijuana producers in exchange for equity, struck an interim deal with Inverell Corp., an Uruguayan-based marijuana producer. Inverell agrees to cede 80% of their shares to Cannabis Wheaton in exchange for approximately 15 million dollars in cash and capital. This newest acquisition…Read more »

The Date

I descend to the ground floor of the North Sydney office building. My job interview was successful. I start next month. I will move to Sydney. I will find a new apartment. Morgan, my five-year-old son, will start a new school. “I may even have a new man,” I smile to myself. I exit the…Read more »

The Contract

“Alright, show them to me, then,” announces Janet, the Ballet Mistress of the Moulin Rouge. Joanna, Christina, and I stand in the dimly lit backstage office of the famous cabaret and face the ballet mistress like prized cattle at an exhibition. It is early spring of 1999. I arrived in Paris only days before. Six…Read more »

The Transformer

It is Saturday morning mid-January in Sydney. The sun pours into my stuffy second-floor two-bedroom apartment. Every window is open, but the heat soars into the high twenties already. “It is going to be another stinker,” calls Charlie, my boyfriend, from the steamy bathroom. Charlie and I live on the north side of the Harbour…Read more »

Heavy Smoking May Increase Likelihood of Tourette’s Syndrome in Newborns

Chronic smoking blackens your lungs, blocks your arteries, and causes bad breath. But how does excessive pregnant puffing affect the unborn child? Could the drag of a smoke while pregnant cause Tourette’s syndrome? Between 1996 and 2002, the Danish National Birth Cohort (DNBC) interviewed, observed, and collected data about the lifestyle, health, and habits of…Read more »