99 Cents Only Stores Actually Charge 99.99 Cents For All Items

99 Cents Only Stores Actually Charge 99.99 Cents For All Items

(Rupert Ganzer)

Fractions of a penny aren’t a significant amount of money, so we don’t really pay attention to them. That might be what the dollar store chain 99 Cents Only is counting on. They don’t exactly hide that everything in their stores costs 99.99¢ rather than 99¢, putting that information on customer receipts and even on shelf tags. Does that make the store’s name misleading, or is it okay to round down?

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D.C. City Council Holds Hearing To Discuss Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Sales

D.C. City Council Holds Hearing To Discuss Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Sales

(DEARTH !)

While voters in Washington D.C. managed to decriminalize possession of marijuana with a ballot initiative last fall, the city is considering taking it a step further and making it legal to sell the stuff as well. The City Council is holding a hearing today to mull whether it should join Colorado and Washington State to allow the sale of pot for recreational use by adults.

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