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BBC News is given a guided tour of Medicine Man, a legal marijuana factory in Denver, Colorado.
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Colorado's cannabis firms beg banks to take their money
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Facebook buys messaging app WhatsApp for $16bn (£9.6bn) in its biggest ever purchase, with an additional $3bn given to WhatsApp's founders and employees.
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Getting a better deal for India's deaf workers
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A baby loggerhead turtle washed ashore during the recent storms is "extremely fortunate" to be alive, experts say.
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Experts from Swansea University to fix the problem of satellites producing an optical illusion on the Amazon rainforest.
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The US Federal Reserve intends to continue reducing economic stimulus measures, minutes of the central bank's January meeting confirm.
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Is the self-employment boom a good or bad sign for the economy?
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Diseases harboured by honeybees are spilling over into wild bumblebees, a study suggests.
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There are many leadership programs available today, from 1-day workshops to corporate training programs. But chances are, these won't really help. In this clear, candid talk, Roselinde Torres describes 25 years observing truly great leaders at work, and shares the three simple but crucial questions would-be company chiefs need to ask to thrive in the future.
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Large high-definition screens showing a live stream of the outside world will replace windows on a new supersonic jet.
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Greece posts its first current account surplus since records began in 1948, fuelled by a 15% growth in tourist spending.
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The number of people out of work in the UK fell by 125,000 to 2.34 million in the three months to December, according to the latest estimates.
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A man who started his own firm after being made redundant talks about the challenges of the "unknown".
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The boss of Blackberry says he is "outraged" at T-Mobile in the US after it offered to upgrade Blackberry customers to the iPhone 5s.
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The body responsible for setting Bank of England policy voted unanimously to maintain interest rates at 0.5% this month, minutes of the meeting show.
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EU migrants coming to the UK will have to show they are earning at least £149 a week before they can access a range of benefits.
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Households across the UK are feeling more positive about the outlook for their finances than at any time since 2009, according to new research from Markit.
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The billionaire French industrialist and senator Serge Dassault is held for questioning over alleged vote-buying in a Paris suburb.
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The winged wonders in our countryside
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Professor Danny Dorling and Carolyn Uphill discuss the UK's rental market.
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Matthew Plowright, principal at China Confidential, discusses the amount he expects Chinese tourists to spend in 2014.
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UK unemployment drops by 125,000 to 2.34 million, with the rate now at 7.2%, the Office for National Statistics says
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Geoff Taylor and Spencer Hickman discuss the year-on-year rise in music streaming revenues.
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Defence group BAE Systems agrees pricing with Saudi Arabia over the rising cost of a long-running Eurofighter Typhoon jet deal.
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