"I'm like, 'This guy is literally about to stage a coup'."
In part four of our "Green Rush" series, a business partnership turns sour amid accusations of theft and embezzlement, a takeover of a marijuana processing facility and a botched land purchase.
Wheelhouse Entertainment strikes a deal with TikTok darling Hype House for a new docuseries.
Uber and Lyft are ordered to convert their California drivers to employees with benefits.
SpaceX reveals plans for a Texas spaceport resort in new job ad.
Amazon reportedly wants to use former Sears and J.C. Penny stores as fulfillment centers.
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Our "Green Rush" cautionary tale of Genius Fund takes readers to Adelanto, where two young entrepreneurs allegedly lost control of a state-of-the-art cannabis production facility and millions of dollars from their Russian investor. Read the latest in our series >>
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