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Marijuana News Roundup: Status of Ballot Initiatives 2 Weeks Before Voting

Both Pew Research and Gallup have released survey results showing that most Americans favor legalization of  marijuana. Pew had numbers out last week earlier this month that showed 57% of ...
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Marijuana Price Tumbles 9% to Year-to-Date Low of $1,466

For the week ended Friday, October 21, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis decreased 8.9% from $1,609 in the prior week to $1,466. According to the analysts ...
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The State Smoking the Most Pot

Support for marijuana legalization in the United States has risen steadily over the years. Today, a majority of Americans are in favor of legalizing the drug, although the number of ...
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Skechers Shares Drop Sharply on Missed Earnings, Guidance

Skechers USA Inc. (NYSE: SKX) shares tanked on Friday, following the third-quarter financial report after the markets closed on Thursday. Although the company might have had a small miss on the bottom ...
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Labels About Dangers of Fast Food Are Ignored

Good news for McDonald's and its smaller rivals. People rarely pay attention to labels about calories or other fast-food content that might cause risks to health. According to Science Daily: Researchers ...
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What Kind of Marijuana Business Do You Want to Start?

Coming votes in nine U.S. states could greatly expand the marijuana industry in this country. The most populous state, California, and Massachusetts, with the 14th-largest population, could very well approve ...
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Digital Tech Firms Dominate 2016 Brand Loyalty Leaders

Of the top 100 product categories and brands in a new ranking of customer loyalty leaders, more than a third (35) are involved in digital technology, social networking brands, or ...
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How Mattel Earnings Will Measure Up to Hasbro

Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) is set to report its third-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday. Earlier this week Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) reported its earnings and jumped ...
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Starbucks Is Serious About Doubling Its Footprint in China

While Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) may have decided on a wait and see approach to doing business in China, another consumer favorite has reaffirmed its commitment to expanding its footprint there. ...
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Analysts Lack Enthusiasm After Valvoline Quiet Period Expires

Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) has seen its quiet period come to an end after the company's successful initial public offering from September. The company's September 23 IPO was at $22.00 ...
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Harley-Davidson Jumps on Decent Earnings

When Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) released its third-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Tuesday, it posted $0.64 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.09 billion in revenue. The ...
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Philip Morris Earnings Stagnant as Shipments Lag

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM) reported third-quarter 2016 results before markets opened on Thursday. The tobacco products firm posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.25 on revenue ...
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Constellation Brands Sells Canadian Wines, Acquires Stake in Craft Distiller

There has been a bit of a shake-up in the wine and distilled spirits industry Monday morning. Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE: STZ) confirmed a rumored sale of its Canadian wine ...
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Amazon’s $1,685.69 Christmas Tree

With two weeks to go until Halloween, it's not too early to begin your search for the perfect Christmas tree. Is it? If it's not, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has ...
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Acushnet Announces Expected Price Range for IPO

Acushnet Holdings has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). The company expects to price its 19.33 million ...
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