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Coca-Cola exploring cannabis drinks   Drinks giant Coca-Cola has been in talks with a Canadian producer of marijuana to infuse the ingredient in their beverages. Cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive constituent of cannabis, can help ease inflammation, pain and cramping. It would be the first entry of a major manufacturer of non-alcoholic drinks to enter the market….

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Hotel booking sites in watchdog’s bad books

Government watchdog the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has begun an investigation into large hotel booking sites including Booking.com, Trivago and Expedia, after concerns were expressed over what it calls “the clarity, accuracy and presentation of information on sites.” The investigation will comprise several areas of the operations of Online Travel Agents (OTAs). The invisible…

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