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Disney, Fox, Lions Gate and Time Warner Dominate Oscar Nominations

When the 88th Academy Awards are held at the end of February, it is Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: LGF), Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Who Won Super Bowl 50? Beyoncé

Last Sunday's Super Bowl was the most watched ever on mobile devices. In fact it was the most-watched-on-mobile football game ever. But the star of the show was singer Beyoncé, ...
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Skunk in the Sun

Marijuana Weekly News Roundup

Early last week Denver city officials released over 28,000 packages of marijuana-infused edibles back into the market following a recall on the products late last year. The edible products tested ...
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Marijuana Price Rises to $2,050

For the week ended Friday, February 5, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis rose 3.7% from $2,1,977 in the prior week to $2,050. The simple (non-volume-weighted) average ...
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Legal Marijuana Sales to Hit $22 Billion by 2020

The legal sales of pot will reach $21.8 billion in 2020, up from $5.4 billion last year. The legalization of marijuana has and will spread rapidly from state to state. ...
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Would Regulators Allow Mattel and Hasbro to Merge?

Sometimes you hear great merger stories. Other times merger stories sound like they could be made up. And then there are the mergers that would get a close review from ...
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Tennessee, Oklahoma Among States Least Likely to Legalize Marijuana

Several states are unlikely to legalize marijuana at all, at least until a federal law approves pot for recreational use in every state. 24/7 Wall St. recently did an analysis ...
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Vermont Next State Likely to Legalize Marijuana

Vermont is likely the next state to legalize marijuana, based on a 24/7 Wall St. analysis of the industry. New information buttresses the argument. According to The Next 11 States ...
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US Adult Use Marijuana Sales Up 184%

Marijuana is big business in the United States, and getting bigger at a phenomenal rate. Legal sales rose more than 17% year over year in 2015, and sales to adults ...
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New Star Wars Ticket Sales Near $900 Million

Total domestic ticket sales of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" may reach $900 million as soon as next week. As it does so, total sales worldwide should hit $2 billion, ...
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Marijuana Weekly News Roundup

At the House Democratic retreat in Baltimore last week, President Obama made it clear that marijuana reform is not on his agenda for the last year of his presidential term. ...
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Marijuana Price Falls Below $2,000

For the week ended Friday, January 29, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis fell from $2,023 in the prior week to $1,977. The simple (non-volume-weighted) average price ...
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Pay-TV Operators in FCC Sights

The first sentence of a proposal released Wednesday by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler surely sent shivers up and down the spines of cable and satellite operators, "Ninety-nine ...
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Marijuana Weekly News Roundup

While state and local governments in many parts of the U.S. are debating the virtues of legalizing the growth, possession, and consumption of cannabis, in Denver the debate has turned ...
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Marijuana Price Rises $3 to $2,023

For the week ended Friday, January 22, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis rose slightly from $2,020 in the prior week to $2,023. The simple (non-volume-weighted) average ...
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