It’s time the president began to take decisive decisions on his political appointees, who, in turn,

It’s time the president began to take decisive decisions on his political appointees, who, in turn, must deal with the technocrats, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela. With the rise in popularity of cannabis infused products, the legality of many of these products as well as the effects of cannabis-infused products are also being thrust into the spotlight. GlobalDerm Cannabis patches are safe, compliant, legal and offer the highest doses of CBD globally. The patches do not leave behind any traces of THC in the bloodstream and are odour free. Furthermore, the patches can be safely used by patients who suffer form neurological or chronic illness and elderly patients. As they are not in glass or plastic vials, there is no risk of wasting any of the product due to spillage. The GlobalDerm Cannabis Patch is a cannabis product in the form of a topical transdermal skin patch with slow release technology that allows for efficient and easy absorption of the carefully formulated formula into the user’s bloodstream. Transdermal delivery and release systems have been on the market since the 1980s, with approximately 40 years of extensive research put into this technology. In addition, most m...

Ethics In The Digital Age: Protect Others’ Data As You Would Your Own

It has been a year since the European Union implemented its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a landmark privacy law aimed at curtailing the widespread use of personal information – without the full understanding or consent of the people concerned– for monetary gain, especially by major tech companies. What seemed bold and daring in 2018 is being emulated all over the world in 2019, and in some cases even promoted by the same tech companies which GDPR was initially meant to target. California, the home of Silicon Valley and epicenter of the data economy, approved a similar law last year that will go into effect in 2020. As these regulations proliferate, finance professionals will have to contend with an ever-increasing thicket of new compliance requirements when handling the data of consumers, clients and employees. But such regulatory changes should prompt more than just compliance concerns. There is a reason why data privacy and protection have become such important political issues and have generated widespread support for stricter regulations: at heart, companies’ misuse of data is a profound ethical issue. And due to their unique role in processing and analyzing da...