Softly, a Genoa-based startup, is creating a Google Chrome browser extension to make it easier for consumers to identify low carbon, organic or cruelty free products while shopping online. "It's really all about product transparency," said co-founder and CEO Mollie Hughes.

Aroma’s Hookah Bar in DeKalb, which also offered a casual spot for smokers to legally partake in marijuana products, will close its doors in October, business owners announced on social media this week.