Germany Moves Ahead With Plan to Legalize Cannabis Sales | Business News

BERLIN (AP) – The German government is setting in motion plans to legalize the sale of cannabis for recreational purposes, aiming to have legislation ready later this year. The Health Ministry said Monday that it will start holding expert hearings on various aspects of Tuesday’s issue. It said that more than 200 representatives from the … Read more

Abbott Restarts Baby Formula Plant Linked to Contamination | Business News

By MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Abbott Nutrition has restarted production at the Michigan baby formula factory that has been closed for months due to contamination, the company said Saturday, taking a step toward easing a nationwide supply shortage expected to persist into the summer. The February shutdown of the largest formula … Read more

Woman Gets 15 Months in Prison for Punching Flight Attendant | Business News

By JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) – A California woman who punched a Southwest Airlines flight attendant in the face during a flight, breaking her teeth, has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison. Vyvianna Quinonez was also ordered Tuesday by the federal judge in San Diego to pay nearly $ 26,000 … Read more

House Dems Propose $ 28 Million to Address Formula Shortage | Business News

By KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – House Democrats unveiled a $ 28 million emergency spending bill Tuesday to address the shortening of infant formula in the United States. Tail. Rosa DeLauro, the Democratic chair of the House Appropriations Committee, said the bill would help the Food and Drug Administration take important steps to … Read more

Biden Offers Logistics Support to Ease Formula Shortage | Business News

By ZEKE MILLER and MATTHEW PERRONE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden is offering formula manufacturers and retailers transportation and logistics support to ease the nationwide shortage of baby formula, as the administration works to bring the largest domestic plant back on line after it was shut down early this year due to … Read more

Tourists, Rejoice! Italy, Greece Relax COVID-19 Restrictions | Business News

By NICOLE WINFIELD and DEMETRIS NELLAS, Associated Press ROME (AP) – For travelers heading to Europe, summer vacations just got a whole lot easier. Italy and Greece relaxed some COVID-19 restrictions on Sunday before Europe’s peak summer tourist season, in a sign that life was increasingly returning to normal. Greece’s civil aviation authority announced that … Read more