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Marijuana News Roundup: The End of the War on Weed

Recent legalization of cannabis in more than half of U.S. states, Canada, Uruguay(!), and soon other nations marks "the beginning of the end of the futile war on weed," according ...
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‘Split’ Leads US Box Office in 2017

A movie about an insane, deadly man who kidnaps three teenagers leads the 2017 box office with domestic receipts of $128 million. It benefits from having been released weeks before ...
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Donald Trump Is ‘Most Powerful Brand in the World

There are a number of brand valuation companies, each of which has its own elaborate set of formulas to determine its figures. Among theses is Brand Keys, which recently stated ...
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Amazon Sells $3,000 Drone

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) may start to deliver packages via drones. The huge e-commerce company also sells them. Among those listed as available is the most expensive one at Amazon.com. It ...
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Marijuana Price Dips 2% to $1,618 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, February 24, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis decreased by 1.9% from $1,649 in the prior week to $1,618. According to ...
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The Cost of a Pot Crackdown: $28 Billion

In May of last year the non-partisan Tax Foundation released a report on the federal revenue impact of marijuana legalization and taxes. The report concluded that a "mature" marijuana industry ...
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Trump Administration’s First Words on Marijuana: ‘Greater Enforcement’

Responding to a reporter's question at a Thursday press conference, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said he believes we will see "greater enforcement" of federal marijuana laws. This is ...
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Why Herbalife Earnings Didn’t Impress Investors

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results after the markets closed Thursday. The nutrition and weight loss company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.00 ...
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Apple iPhone Owners Spent $40 on App Purchases in 2016

Not only are U.S. iPhone owners willing to pay a premium price for their smartphones, they are also willing to spend more at the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) App Store. ...
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Legal Marijuana Market to Create Nearly 300,000 Jobs by 2020

Based on projected revenue growth, the legal U.S. cannabis market is expected to top $20 billion by 2020, more than triple its size in 2016. That makes the marijuana industry ...
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Is This a Head Fake For Lumber Liquidators Earnings?

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LL) reported fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened Tuesday. This earnings report was much stronger than the previous report, and could prove to be ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: How Safe Is Smoking Pot?

While beliefs that marijuana is a gateway drug or that its use may lead to brain damage or psychosis may finally be on their way out (see another story below), ...
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Thousands On eBay Make Money On Trump

The Donald Trump search on eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) yields tens of thousand of items. The lists shows the extent to which the new president has created a new economy for ...
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Marijuana Price Rises Less Than 1% to $1,649 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, February 17, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis increased by 0.5% from $1,640 in the prior week to $1,649. According to ...
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Is Warren Buffett About to Get a Lot Deeper Into Food With Kraft Heinz and Unilever?

If there is one man in the business world that just about anyone can recognize, it would probably be Warren Buffett. He has been the world's richest man and is ...
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