COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- It will take more than a few bucks to buy this bottle of brew.Carlsberg ASA officials said the brewery's new Vintage No. 1 beer is probably the world's best and most expensive.
The Danish brewer is charging about $400 for a single bottle of less than a pint. Brewmaster Jens Eiken said only 600 bottles of the beer will be made and most will be sold through three of Copenhagen's most exclusive restaurants. He said more than 50 have already been purchased.
The machines can only be used by people who have been prescribed the drug for health reasons.
Patients will have to provide a prescription, and be fingerprinted and photographed before being allowed to use the facilities.
Eleven US states allow the medicinal use of marijuana, primarily for pain relief, but it remains controversial.
(AP) CARLISLE, Pa. - Barflies, forget having to talk your troubles over with a bartender.
A pastor plans to put teams of chaplains in local bars in this central Pennsylvania town so they can lend a sympathetic ear to patrons who may need one.
The chaplains won’t preach against drinking or evangelize when the program starts at Market Cross Pub, organizer Chuck Kish said.
The future looks bleak in much of the developed world. It looks bright in the developing world.
Two opinion surveys released in connection with the World Economic Forum here showed optimism among corporate chief executives and the public in many emerging markets. But there are doubts in many of the world’s leading economies.
In the United States, just 27 percent of the people questioned in the Gallup International Voice of the People survey said they expected the next generation to be more prosperous than the current one, while 43 percent expected less prosperity.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Vicki Armstrong has been saving her pennies for almost 19 years and she was making plans this week to cash them in at a bank - all 55,000 of them.
She knows the $550 won't make her rich, but says the symbolism reinforced frugal spending habits. "It helped me be a little bit more conservative in my lifestyle," said Armstrong, who is planning to retire at the end of the year from Christus Schumpert Highland Hospital, where she works as a maternity technician.
LONDON (Reuters) - A British bus company has apologized to a girl who is led around on a leash by her boyfriend and describes herself as a human pet after one of its drivers threw her off a bus.
Tasha Maltby, 19, told British newspapers she was the "pet" of her 25-year-old fiance Dani Graves.
Pictures showed her dressed in black Gothic-style clothing with silver buckles on a silver chain -- which the driver of a bus from the firm Arriva took exception to.