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Herb rush: Ballot initiatives could set marijuana business ablaze

The harlequin cannabis strain is known for its high levels of cannabidiol, a compound that's been shown to have therapeutic applications.

October 28, 2016 - 4:08pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Medical pot advocates take steps to expand use, minds in Missouri

Brad Rhodes is the director of operations at Noah's Arc Foundation's greenhouse. | Photo courtesy of Noah's Arc Foundation

October 25, 2016 - 9:11am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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Fast friends: St. Louis, Boston grow entrepreneurial relationships

Photo by Devin Turner

A dinner event at Top of the Hub Restaurant & Lounge on the top floor of the Prudential Tower in Boston provided members of the St. Louis Startup Roadshow delegation with networking opportunities and impressive views. 

October 17, 2016 - 1:36pm

Entrepreneurs to spread the St. Louis startup story to Boston

The St. Louis Startup Roadshow to Boston leaves Tuesday with a mission to advance the Gateway City's startup scene. | Derek Lee/Crain's St. Louis

October 3, 2016 - 1:39pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Gabe Lozano

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Apple co-founder Wozniak headlines Maritz innovation summit

A discussion with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak packed a large ballroom Tuesday at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel, which hosted Maritz's Innovation By Design Summit. | Charles Berman/Crain's St. Louis

September 27, 2016 - 6:46pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Cortnie Purdy-Fausner

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Betsy Mikesell

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