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Sarasota Joins Effort to Snag Amazon HQ

Amazon HQ

With the clock winding down and the competition intensifying, the Economic Development Corp. of Sarasota County submitted a bid Thursday to snag Amazon’s $5 billion second headquarters. By John Hielscher | Sarasota Herald-Tribune The Sarasota EDC joined a national mania of more than 100 communities — including Manatee County — vying …

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Startup triumphs, M&A swashbuckling, philanthropic exploits: New Richard Branson book

Richard Branson

Jeff Bercovici, Inc. The challenge of putting your life on paper when you’re Richard Branson is there’s so much life to cover. Finding My Virginity is the high-flying British mogul’s second autobiography, covering the nearly 20 years since the publication of the bestselling Losing My Virginity. More than 450 pages long, it’s packed to …

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Infused Expo Highlights LA Weekend

Ed Rosenthal, author of “How to Grow Marijuana,” and Jim Baudino, the head of business development for Snoop Dogg’s MerryJane.com Media will speak at the second annual Infused Expo this coming Saturday in Los Angeles. Rosenthal, known as “The Master Grower,” in addition to being an author, has started a line …

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Members of Congress, Blumenauer, Titus, to speak at Marijuana Business conference in Vegas

Two members of Congress, Oregon Democrat Earl Blumenauer and Nevada Democrat Dina Titus, will discuss marijuana industry issues from the congressional perspective at the MJBizCon conference in Las Vegas. The two legislators are expected to discuss the likelihood that the federal prohibition on Justice Department prosecution of businesses legally following …

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Cannabis News Roundup, October 10

Good Tuesday morning. FLORIDA CANNABIS BRIEFS DOH TO BRIEF FLA LEGISLATURE THIS WEEK ON MARIJUANA LAW IMPLEMENTATION An official from Florida’s state Department of Health will give lawmakers an update Tuesday on the implementation of the state’s Senate Bill 8-A, putting in place the state’s new law allowing medical marijuana …

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