Author Archives: Becca Oken-Tatum

Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Lebanon

Grassroots Cannabis is set to open what is believed to be the first medical marijuana dispensary in Lebanon. In conjunction with Lebanon Wellness Center, the Illinois-based company will open its Herbology dispensary at 815 Cumberland St. in downtown Lebanon, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. July 10.

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Minor league baseball salaries hover at poverty level while major league teams earn big profits

The average salary for a minor league baseball player, whose contract is handled by Major League Baseball, ranged from around $6,000 in Single-A to around $9,350 in Double-A to nearly $15,000 in Triple-A in 2018, according to The Athletic. Those wages cover only the months of the regular season. Players are not paid during spring training or in fall leagues.

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