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Since the state passed a medical marijuana law in 2016, not many growing sites, processing facilities and dispensaries have been approved by the state. This delay is slowing down the expansion of the cannabis industry. 

Tess Bennett's article "A Budding Industry" in the Devil Strip outlines the state of the medical marijuana industry in Akron. She said the state's not to blame because of how new the regulation process is for Ohio. "Road bumps are to be expected," Bennett said.

Diebold Nixdorf's New CEO Looks to the Future

Sep 26, 2018
Headquarters building, Diebold Nixdorf
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Northeast Ohio-based banking technology company Diebold Nixdorf will be cutting some jobs across its worldwide work force.  But its new CEO says that may not mean an overall reduction in the company’s employee headcount. 

Gerrard Schmid took over at financially ailing Diebold Nixdorf in February. He says a key factor in getting back on track is maximizing efficiency in serving customers.