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Is legalization of medical and recreational marijuana a pain in the neck or is it inevitable?

In Ohio on the 2015 election ballot, voters had the chance to approve legal sales and use of medical and recreational marijuana. What you might not yet know, is that some famous people are backing the legislation with commercials and investment dollars. One is Nick Lachey of the former boy band 98 Degrees.

Only 10 marijuana farms will be licensed to grow and process marijuana in Ohio and here the the major investors:

Chosen Growth, Cultivation and Extraction (MGCE) Facilities.

  1. Nick Lachey, legendary performer with 98 Degrees.Mr. Lachey is doing commercials that urge voters to pass Issue 3. he is part owner of one of the 10 proposed monopoly partners.
  2. Paul Heldman, former General Counsel for The Kroger Co. (based in Cincinnati).
  3. Woody Taft, descendant of President William Howard Taft of Ohio. The family is connected with Taft Broadcasting and King’s Island Amusement Park (Cincinnati).
  4. Frank “Bo” Wood, founder and radio host for 102.7-FM WEBN Radio in Cincinnati. (Full owner of one MGCE entity.)
  5. Oscar Robertson, University of Cincinnati basketball player. (Part-owner of one of the entities.)
  6. Frostee Rucker, former Cincinnati Bengals football defensive end.(Part-owner of one of the entities.)
  7. Dayton pain specialist Suresh Gupta (Half-owner of one MGCE.) In 2008, Gupta was tried and acquitted (7/31/08) of assaulting four female patients in the context of pain management (Reference:www.whio.com//news/news/attorneys_complete_closing_arg/nF9Y/). Reviews of his pain management practice on HealthGrades.com give him an average of only 1.5 stars out of 5 as of October 29, 2015.
  8. Barbara Gould, a philanthropist based in Indian Hill (Cincinnati suburb).

For the location of these farms and processing facilities that will create so many new jobs,please see

Medical Marijuana Monopoly Wielded By The Wealthy.

Organized scientific projects join with Research Triangle Park professionals to link the Roanoke Lost Colonists and current descendants of early Native American peoples they met in. Some of the researchers are descendants, themselves.

The Croatan People are not extinct, either. Their descendants live in North Carolina today. 

Evidence has been found in old and new maps of the area, archaeological artifacts, a buried fort on the 42-mile long Hatteras Island, and DNA markers, as well as oral histories of the descendants of mixed marriages among the English and the Croatan and other Native Peoples beginning in the late 1580s. 

via Lost Roanoke Colony Found By Research Triangle Scientists

Any link below is to one page of over 2,150 pages used by students in USA and Canada for help with their studies and homework. Book reviews and movie reviews also help studies. There are even city reviews and historical presentations, some with cutting edge new information.

Job Seekers also use the employment articles given. Middle School and High School students use the good advice about what makes a good employee.

Feel free to access these pages and quote short passages for your projects as long as you give credit to the author and include a link, if you can do so, in your papers and projects.

Have a fantastic 2015 – 2016 Academic Year!

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Business and Job Trends In Hawaii

In Hawaii, many Maritime, Healthcare, and Skilled Labor types of jobs are available, expanding in numbers, and forecasted by state and federal agencies to open many new positions through the year 2018.

Compared to the Continental USA, Hawaii has experienced more job creation in IT (Information Technology) and Healthcare Industries than the lower 48 states overall. Jobs such as ship engineers are expected to triple in 2014 and long before 2018, with a near-200% increase. Commercial fishing and international trade expansions make these figures even more realistic.

via Living and Working in Hawaii – Best 20 High Growth Jobs.

DID YOU KNOW? —

Some people attend Disneyland in California as children, work part-time for Disney in high school, serve an internship with Mickey, work full-time in a career at the park, and come back to work part-time in retirement. In effect, they never leave Disneyland, the Magic Kingdom in Florida, and/or several other Disney parks. it sure is good to have a long-term job!

Disney characters tell us that A dream is a wish your heart makes.  For the happy workers who keep jobs from high school through retirement, their dreams are a life-long reality.

Look at Disney jobs and internships and the movie Tomorrowland (2015).

Have you purchased a SmartWatch yet?  If so, you may have discovered that in addition to keeping you connected with the Internet, your friends, your music, and business trends, it may also connect you to cyberbullying and stalking.

Every new piece of technology seems to be an avenue for trolls and stalkers to bother people. Wouldn’t it be fun if technology could sense the troll on the other end and blow up his equipment?  Unfortunately, the is probably not going to happen. Plus, just as an incorrect Death Row execution happens now and then, some people would be picked up by sensors as “trolls” and unfairly punished.

A local Midwest mega-church pastor learned during his daughter’s high school senior year that she was pulling some pranks with her cellphone. He confiscated her phone, her car, and all of her technology for the last term of the year. I bet that hurt worse than a SmartWatch blowing up! Still, can we prevent trolls from owning technology in the future? Probably not.  We just have to be prepared to handle stalkers and trolls.

An interesting film on this subject is UNFRIENDED, which I must say was better than I expected and easy to follow on six on-screen chat windows, Facebook pages, close-ups of  emails and photo downloads with snarky captions, etc. All the while, terrified teenagers left at home alone are screaming and they cannot get he police to come over and help them.

It’s all a provocative look at how technology can be misused to hurt people, even to the extent of suicide and homicide. All this really does happen.

Jobs are going to increase in technologies, technologies will increase in type and number, and jobs will increase again.  There will be a lot of work available at high pay rates. Whoever can devise a system or a gadget to stop dangerous online trolls will become a billionaire!

Chicago, home of Second City and the First Family – the Obamas,  offers oceans of opportunities for career and education seekers. A very progressive city, it hosts green initiative projects with hundreds of green collar jobs and research opportunities, a respected tradition of criminology based in change through rehabilitation and prevention, cutting edge healthcare, famous architecture styles, amazing culinary training, and successful social services and women’s organizations.

During Welfare to Work (W2W) years under President Bill Clinton, Chicago agencies helped 100s of folks obtain a car to drive to work, rather than to sit home without transportation or a job. Right now, thousands of jobs are available – on average, 150,000 to 250,00+ each month since 2012.

Have a look —

via The Best Universities & Jobs In Chicago.

Look! — Unusual Holiday Celebrations In April.

Adorable, Animal, Baby, Bird, Chick, Chicken, Cute

April is National Humor Month and it should be loaded with fun things to do and healthy laughter.

Many events and people are honored in April each year and many with good humor. Remember when Craig Ferguson and Drew Carey traded TV shows one year on April 1? That was a lot of fun!

This year you can celebrate Easter, Jesse James, astronauts, Bugs Bunny, The Lumberjack Song, and hundreds of birds. But every day in April offers something different to think about this year.

Look at April with fresh eyes and laughter at Best Strange Holidays in April.

Off the Beaten Path – Alternative and Different  December Holidays

photo-montage-488177_640Whether you are looking for some refreshing alternatives to Commercial Christmas and hectic winter holidays, or just need a different sort of weekend getaway, try celebrating one of these holidays or events – or hold a themed party.

For instance, you can visit Mount Rumpke at the Rumpke Sanitary Landfill near Cincinnati, and view 30,000 lights and a gathering of 25-foot candy canes all month in December.

  • The Rumpke folks power motor vehicles commercially with the methane created by the landfill.  They are sustainable in American Made business as well as fun.

Or, you might want to visit Boogie in the Bungalow in Pennsylvania.

Or visit the oldest gorilla in captivity on her birthday – Colo seems to be in charge of the zoo.

America has a lot to do in December — Take a look at the link above.

Space Taxis and other vehicles of the future.

Space Taxis and other vehicles of the future.

As the United States adds additional jobs in the 2010s, the variety of work available is changing for the better. Many new jobs are connected with the growing aerospace industry that will take us to the moon, asteroid fields, and Mars very soon and as early as 2018.

This is all true despite political ideologues that claim our space program is dead – killed by other political ideologues, fact.

It’s not dead, it has switched to the private sector and universities in large part, but NASA is still at work, with plans for 20 years into the future.

Did you  know that SpaceX company has already replaced the obsolete US Space Shuttles that last flew in July 2011? The Dragon2 Capsule is the replacement. Now, we must decrease the time of transit from Earth to the ISS. Russia can send a shuttle to the space station in just six hours, so we need to match that time.

Did you know that Google and/or Google execs have started and expanded the Asteroid Mining Business (2012) the Lunar Lander Contest (early finishers done in 2013), time-sharing telescopes for the American public, and expansions farther into space ventures through partnerships with people Kelli Sir Richard Branson, James Cameron, the NASA Commercial Crew (private businesses), Buzz Aldrin, spokespeople  Brent Spiner and Robert Picardo and etc.?

It is an exciting time!

New Jobs for America In Aviation and Aerospace

American Spaceports Open; Teleportation and Warp Speed

Asteroid Mining and Space Exploration Internships at Planetary Resources

US Space History: Exploration Opens to Teachers, Students and the Public

NASA’s 2013 Astronaut Class Background, Education and Related Jobs

Final Frontiers Open – Buzz Aldrin Announced PayPal Galactic for Space

Final Frontiers: Surgery In Outer Space

First Manned Flight To Mars January 2018 – Married Couple In Space

High Demand Aerospace Jobs In Brownsville, Texas – SpaceX Jobs Up 75,000%

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