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Marijuana News Roundup: US Attorney General to Give Pot a Pass?

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper met with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions last week and left the meeting with the distinct understanding that the recreational marijuana industry will not face the ...
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Marijuana Price Dips to $1,648 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, April 28, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis slipped 0.5% from $1,655 a pound to $1,648. According to the analysts at ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Legal Pot Could Save $1 Billion in Medicaid Expenses

If all 50 states and the District of Columbia had legalized medical marijuana in 2014, the savings in fee-for-service Medicaid would have totaled $1.01 billion. According to research published last ...
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Only 2% Of Americans Over 65 Use Marijuana

The boom in marijuana use which has come with legalization has not moved to older Americans. Only 2.1% of people over 65 use pot, according to the National Survey on ...
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Marijuana Price Steady at $1,655 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, April 21, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis was unchanged week over week at $1,655. According to the analysts at Cannabis ...
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Fast and Furious to Become Top 10 All-Time Movie Franchise This Weekend

Virtually all movies do worse in terms of box office sales in their second weekend of release. Red-hot "Fate of the Furious," the eighth movie in the Fast and Furious ...
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Marijuana Retailers Will Be Celebrating 4/20 With More Sales

The unofficial marijuana holiday on April 20 (4/20) has been the single best day for legal marijuana sales since, well, recreational marijuana sales first became legal in Colorado. And this ...
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New, Expensive Cigarettes Contain Pot

As marijuana for recreational use is legalized in more states, the cannabis industry will try to shed the stoner image that pot has developed over the years and try to ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Canada Government Launches Bill to Legalize Marijuana

Last Thursday, the government of Canada introduced legislation in the country's parliament that would permit adult use of marijuana. The bill's introduction fulfills a campaign promise by Prime Minister Justin ...
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Marijuana Price Dips to $1,655 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, April 14, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis decreased by 1.4% from $1,679 in the prior week to $1,655. According to ...
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Taxing Marijuana a Delicate Balance for Governments

One of the main drivers for the legalization of marijuana, whether for medical or recreational use, has been the promise of additional tax revenues. One study estimated that a mature ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Florida Congressmen Introduce Bill to Make Pot Easier to Get

Two Florida Congressmen, Matt Gaetz (R) and Darren Soto (D), introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would reclassify marijuana as a Schedule III drug. If the bill ...
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‘Saturday Night Live’ to Produce Real Ads for Apple

Since first hitting the airwaves in 1975, NBC's "Saturday Night Live" (SNL) has created fake ads to complement the sketch comedy for which the show is justly famous. Now, the ...
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Marijuana Price Dips to $1,679 a Pound

For the week ended Friday, April 7, 2017, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis decreased by 0.2% from $1,682 in the prior week to $1,679. According to ...
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Comcast Offers Mobile Service, YouTube Takes on Cable TV

Media giant Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) on Thursday announced the launch of its Xfinity Mobile wireless service, putting the company in competition with established carriers like AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and ...
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