An abandoned factory once owned by Hershey Co. in Canada may soon be making products that offer a bigger buzz than a chocolate kiss: marijuana, under license by the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Canada will spend C$15.77 million ($15.2 million) for inspection teams to conduct random checks at food plants after a review of last year’s XL Foods Inc. beef recall found a “relaxed attitude” toward safety standards.
D. Medical Industries Ltd. climbed to the highest level in a week after the developer of drug-delivery devices said a unit received a license from Health Canada to sell its Spring Universal Infusion sets in that country.
An Illinois man who persuaded a company to provide almost $1 million in financing for a telemedicine computer tablet named after the physician on the “Star Trek” TV show was arrested for fraud, according to federal prosecutors.
An Illinois man who persuaded a company to finance a nonexistent telemedicine computer tablet named after the physician on the original “Star Trek” television show admitted to a $25 million fraud scheme.