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Taseko: Assessing The Value Of The Curis Resources Acquisition

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Seeking Alpha Oct. 21, 2014 4:55 PM ET  |  About: Taseko Mines Limited (TGB) Disclosure: The author is long TGB. (More…) Summary Taseko has acquired another project facing significant opposition. Taseko is worth approximately $1.30 per share at $3 per pound copper if the Florence mine never gets approval. A producing Florence mine will bring Taseko’s value to around $2.49 [...]

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Apple, supplier GT strike deal to unseal info, shutter Arizona plant

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By Nick Brown and Noel Randewich (Reuters) – Apple and GT Advanced Technologies Inc struck an agreement on Tuesday that will let GT begin the shutdown of key Arizona operations, and shed some more light on why the former stock market darling abruptly filed for bankruptcy this month. A lawyer for GT, Apple’s erstwhile sapphire [...]

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Brewer cans DOA director who exposed wrongdoing, says was ‘personnel’ decision

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By   14 hours ago

By Craig Harris and Yvonne Wingett Sanchez | The Arizona Republic Gov. Jan Brewer has fired Brian McNeil, the straight-shooting military man who led the Arizona Department of Administration and exposed wrongdoing within her administration. The reason for his firing has not been disclosed, and McNeil could not be reached for comment. Andrew Wilder, Brewer’s [...]

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Surprise mayor irked by lack of progress on City Center development

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By Jeff Grant | Daily News-Sun Mayor Sharon Wolcott said the city and its development partners have not been on the same page when it comes to projects that will fill in the planned City Center. Wolcott told a gathering of residents in Sun City Grand Thursday night she remains committed to a mix of [...]

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Nationwide housing starts top 1 million for third time this year

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For the third time this year, nationwide housing starts surpassed the million-mark, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Total housing production in September rose 6.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.017 million units. “These numbers show starts returning to [...]

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Get Real – Estate, that is: Rose Law Group Reporter’s Top 10 Developments in Arizona Real Estate News Week of October 17

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If you’re in the Arizona real estate world, these are the top 10 stories you need to know about this week. This is a regular list we will bring you every week to keep you up to date on all the big news in Arizona real estate so you will never be the one in [...]

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Iggy Azalea’s ‘boyfriend’ files for divorce…what? Kaine Fisher, chairman of the Family Law Department at Rose Law Group, comments

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By Christina Tetreault | AZ Foothills Australian Rapper Iggy Azalea has been making headlines for months now on her recent spike in musical success, feuds with other females in the business, and her post-work “activities.” However, recently TMZ reported many more headlines with a bit of a mix-up. Her “ex-boyfriend,” Hefe Wine, filed for a [...]

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County Supervisors Association sets 2015 priorities at 10th annual summit

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TriValley Central Pinal County Supervisors, Pete Rios, Steve Miller, Anthony Smith and Todd House, joined county officials from across the state at the Tenth Annual Legislative Summit of the County Supervisors Association (CSA) last week in Prescott, Arizona. At the event, local leaders established a county policy agenda for the 2015 state legislative session. “We [...]

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    Analysts say questions over West Valley casino could take years to settle

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    By Carrie Jung | KJZZ In August the Tohono O’odham Nation officially broke ground on The West Valley Resort and Casino. Getting to this point hasn’t been easy. The casino has faced significant pushback in the community. And it may not be over yet. More than 300 people gathered for the casino’s groundbreaking ceremony. “Today [...]

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    New plans for Greasewood Flat in Scottsdale shelved

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    By Michael Clancy | The Arizona Republic The Cavalliere family has withdrawn its plans to rebuild Greasewood Flat in a remote location abutting Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve. The plans were put in place after the popular watering hole’s current property was transferred in a probate court sale to a homebuilder. Taylor Morrison Homes’ plans to [...]

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    Phoenix has worst office vacancy rate among major U.S. markets

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    By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal Phoenix has the worst office vacancy rate among the largest 30 commercial real estate markets in the U.S. Greater Phoenix has a 21.7 percent office vacancy rate, according to the third quarter numbers from CBRE Group Inc. The next highest is Detroit at 21.5 percent and Atlanta at [...]

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    New Community almost open in South Glendale, Maryland Heights

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    Belfiore Real Estate Consulting During Belfiore Real Estate Consulting’s most recent visit to its South Glendale Submarket, Maryland Heights’ model homes were nearly complete.  This is a community being  developed by Turner Communities.  According to Westland Properties Group, Turner Communities closed on these 34 platted and engineered lots on August 13, 2013 for a total [...]

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    NY firm swings $307M deal for 9 golf courses

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    By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal A New York private equity firm has bought 11 Arizona golf courses and country clubs as part of a $307 million deal involving golf properties in 13 states. Arrowhead Country Club in Glendale, Tatum Ranch Golf Club in Cave Creek and Raven Golf Club at South Mountain were [...]

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    Marbella Ranch buys West Valley land near Luke AFB

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    Marbella Ranch LP bought land at El Mirage Road and Northern Avenue east of Luke from El Paso Natural Gas Co. for $11.7 million and plans to develop more than 1,200 homes on 250 acres. El Paso had previously wanted to build an underground natural gas storage facility on the land. The Maricopa County Board [...]

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    Sins of the past: Much less stringent mortgage lending rule expected Wednesday

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    By Jann Swanson | Mortgage News Daily David Stevens, president of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), told an audience attending the association’s s annual convention in Las Vegas the rules for Qualified Residential Mortgages will be, as rumored, released on Wednesday. This rule, which was sent back to the drawing board two years ago after [...]

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    Sluggish economy drives surge in apartment construction

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    Construction companies broke ground on more apartment complexes in September, pushing up the pace of homebuilding, AP reports. Housing starts rose 6.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.017 million homes, the Commerce Department said Friday. Almost all gains came from apartment construction, a volatile category, which increased 18.5 percent after plunging in [...]

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      Caught on tape: Citizens for better ballot stuffing

      Surveillance video allegedly captures man stuffing “hundreds” of ballots into a ballot box in Maricopa County, Arizona, Aug. 25, 2014. / Image source: YouTube

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      An Arizona county party official said he saw a man stuffing “hundreds” of ballots into the ballot box and later told a local news outlet the entire incident was caught on surveillance video. “A person wearing a Citizens for a Better Arizona T-shirt dropped a large box of hundreds of early ballots on the table [...]

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      Analysts say questions over West Valley casino could take years to settle

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      By   5 hours ago

      By Carrie Jung | KJZZ In August the Tohono O’odham Nation officially broke ground on The West Valley Resort and Casino. Getting to this point hasn’t been easy. The casino has faced significant pushback in the community. And it may not be over yet. More than 300 people gathered for the casino’s groundbreaking ceremony. “Today [...]

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      [OPINION] 2 weeks left, so get to work

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      By Phil Riske | Managing Editor Arizona’s Clean Elections Commission is airing a public service announcement urging prospective voters to ignore all the political noise in the air and vote their conscience. The question is: How do you arrive at a moral sense of who best to serve us? With only two weeks left before [...]

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      Sins of the past: Much less stringent mortgage lending rule expected Wednesday

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      By   14 hours ago

      By Jann Swanson | Mortgage News Daily David Stevens, president of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), told an audience attending the association’s s annual convention in Las Vegas the rules for Qualified Residential Mortgages will be, as rumored, released on Wednesday. This rule, which was sent back to the drawing board two years ago after [...]

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      Brewer cans DOA director who exposed wrongdoing, says was ‘personnel’ decision

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      By   14 hours ago

      By Craig Harris and Yvonne Wingett Sanchez | The Arizona Republic Gov. Jan Brewer has fired Brian McNeil, the straight-shooting military man who led the Arizona Department of Administration and exposed wrongdoing within her administration. The reason for his firing has not been disclosed, and McNeil could not be reached for comment. Andrew Wilder, Brewer’s [...]

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      “If James Brown was the godfather of soul, then Deval Patrick is the godfather of solar in Massachusetts.” Ken Johnson, Solar Energies Industries Association spokesman about the outgoing Mass. Governor

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      Power to the people to decide ‘character’ of south Tempe

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      By Dianna M. Náñez | The Arizona Republic Nearly 550 Tempe residents had a say in what they want their neighborhoods to look like as city officials drafted plans to identify “character areas” in south Tempe. If Tempe officials had their way, thousands more would offer ideas on how they envision their community, neighborhood assets [...]

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      Check your early ballot for a printing goof [VIDEO]

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      By Dennis Welch | 3TV A printing mistake on some election ballot envelopes in Maricopa County could result in ballots not being counted. The problem is that the name and address on the envelopes do not match. “If they were to complete that envelope and sign their name it would not match and I don’t [...]

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        Iggy Azalea’s ‘boyfriend’ files for divorce…what? Kaine Fisher, chairman of the Family Law Department at Rose Law Group, comments

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        By Christina Tetreault | AZ Foothills Australian Rapper Iggy Azalea has been making headlines for months now on her recent spike in musical success, feuds with other females in the business, and her post-work “activities.” However, recently TMZ reported many more headlines with a bit of a mix-up. Her “ex-boyfriend,” Hefe Wine, filed for a [...]

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        [BREAKING] Arizona gay couples, you may now marry

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        By Alia Beard Rau and Mary Jo Pitzl The Arizona Arizona same-sex couples can begin marrying immediately, after Attorney General Tom Horne announced this morning he will not appeal the court ruling striking down Arizona’s marriage restriction. Horne said legal ethics dictated he drop any appeal of the 9th Circuit court’s ruling. Horne has issued [...]

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        Paula Patton Files For Divorce From Robin Thicke – Rose Law Group Family Law attorney Kelly Mendoza warns against rumored divorce party

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        Huffington Post LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paula Patton has filed for divorce from Robin Thicke and is asking for joint custody of their son. The “Precious” and “2 Guns” actress filed for divorce from the “Blurred Lines” and “Give It 2 U” singer Friday in Los Angeles, citing “irreconcilable differences.” The 38-year-old actress and 37-year-old [...]

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        Baby step left for gay marriage

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        By Alia Beard Rau and Yvonne Wingett Sanchez | The Arizona Republic The push toward allowing same-sex couples to marry in Arizona may be delayed, at least a few days. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Wednesday morning issued a temporary halt to Tuesday’s ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit [...]

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        5 states may proceed with gay marriage; court paves way for 30 states

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        By   2 weeks ago

        The Associated Press The Supreme Court turned away appeals Monday from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions. The justices on Monday did not comment in rejecting appeals from Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. No other state cases were currently pending with [...]

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        Suit seeks to expand gay partner health benefits

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        By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services/Arizona Daily Star Having won benefits for current state and university employees who are gay, attorneys are back in court asking the same for everyone hired in the future. If they win, they are expected to go after cities, counties, school districts and all government employers in Arizona to [...]

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        A potential game changer for estate taxes on art; Laura Bianchi, chairman of Rose Law Group Estate Planning/Asset Protection Dept. comments

        "The Scream," by Edvard Munch, sold for $120 million.

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        By Paul Sullivan | The New York Times In life, James A. Elkins Jr., a prominent Houston businessman and philanthropist, amassed a portfolio of art that was the envy of museums and collectors. He owned works by Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Jasper Johns, David Hockney, Willem de Kooning and other modern greats. In death, that [...]

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        RLG Chairman of Family Law Kaine Fisher talks Bruce and Kris Jenner divorce with Arizona Foothills Magazine

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        Kris and Bruce Jenner: Officially Filed for Divorce Christina Tetreault Kris and Bruce Jenner are making headlines once again. What a surprise. The two, after being separated almost a year, are getting divorced. “Momager” Kris officially filed earlier this week. TMZ reported that the decision was “totally amicable” and that no lawyers will be involved [...]

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          Taseko: Assessing The Value Of The Curis Resources Acquisition

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          Seeking Alpha Oct. 21, 2014 4:55 PM ET  |  About: Taseko Mines Limited (TGB) Disclosure: The author is long TGB. (More…) Summary Taseko has acquired another project facing significant opposition. Taseko is worth approximately $1.30 per share at $3 per pound copper if the Florence mine never gets approval. A producing Florence mine will bring Taseko’s value to around $2.49 [...]

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          “If James Brown was the godfather of soul, then Deval Patrick is the godfather of solar in Massachusetts.” Ken Johnson, Solar Energies Industries Association spokesman about the outgoing Mass. Governor

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          SRP: Impossible to meet EPA coal edict on time

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          By Ryan Randazzo | The Arizona Republic Salt River Project officials say it will be impossible to meet the EPA’s proposed carbon rules for power plants in the time frame the regulators suggest, and that the plan will require significant new infrastructure. The Environmental Protection Agency last summer issued the first proposed rules for regulating [...]

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          [OPINION] Net metering levels the energy playing field

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          Sonoran Alliance blog By Barry Goldwater Jr. (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) I don’t recall Joe Galli, the former executive director of the North Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce, ever taking up the cause of economically disadvantaged people in south Phoenix. Nor do I understand why he doesn’t identify his new [...]

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          The renewable energy trend: Utilities vs. solar

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          By Neena Satija | Texas Tribune Late this summer, Austin’s City Council trumpeted its commitment to a progressive energy policy by calling for a dramatic expansion in solar power generation, earning accolades from environmental advocates across the country. But the city-owned utility, Austin Energy, has balked at the council’s proposal and said it would be [...]

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          [OP-ED] McCain: Why I’ll vote for Rose Law Group client Resolution Copper

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          By Sen. John McCain | The Arizona Republic (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are posted only for discussion purposes.) Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Resolution Copper) Driving through Superior last week, I saw the boarded-up shops that line its Main Street. I spoke with residents of this small community, many of whom are struggling to find [...]

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          Central Arizona Project election under the radar

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          By Joe Ferguson | Arizona Daily Star Five candidates are vying for four seats on the Central Arizona Water Conservation District board. The board, which gets little public notice, directs operations for the Central Arizona Project. Pima County has four seats on the 15-member board. Three of the county’s current board members — Pat Jacobs, [...]

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            Medical marijuana could lead to DUI for unimpaired driver; could be state Supreme Court case, says Rose Law Group partner Ryan Hurley

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            By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services/Arizona Capitol Times A medical marijuana card is not a get-out-of-jail-free card for motorists found with active components of the drug in their system, no matter how little, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday. The judges rejected arguments by the attorney for Travis Darrah that the positive drug [...]

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            [EXCLUSIVE] ASU could field the UA punt on medical marijuana and take it north for a touchdown

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            By Phil Riske | Managing Editor | Rose Law Group Reporter There’s a good chance Arizona State University will accept a spurned proposal to study medical marijuana as a possible benefit to war-torn veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), observers say. Such a research project was proposed by then-University of Arizona physician Dr. Sue [...]

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            Health head wants tougher medical marijuana regs

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            By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services/ Arizona Daily Star Arizona’s chief health officer wants to make it more difficult to add new conditions to the list for which doctors can recommend medical marijuana. The change would require “clear and convincing evidence,” published in peer-reviewed scientific journals, that there is some benefit from the use [...]

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            Canadian addiction center calls for legalization of marijuana

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            CBC News Marijuana should be legalized with strict controls to curb its use and social harms, the Toronto-based Centre for Addiction and Mental Health says. Canada’s current system of cannabis control fails to prevent or reduce harms associated with its use, Dr. Jurgen Rehm, director of social and epidemiological research at CAMH, said Thursday as [...]

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            Lawmaker says recreational marijuana issue belongs in the Legislature

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            Legalizing marijuana for recreational use should not be a ballot issue, Rep. Ethan Orr tells the Yellow Sheet Report. It’s expected a proposition to legalize the drug will be on the 2016 ballot as apparently enough signatures have been filed to do so. Orr said the problem with passage of a voter-approved measure is it [...]

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            Marijuana e-cigarettes? Yup

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            By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal A Denver company that makes the equivalent of an electronic cigarette for marijuana use and sells cartridges, vaporizers and other products used by medical cannabis users is entering the Arizona market. O.penVape is making Arizona its fifth U.S. market via a statewide distribution deal with Phoenix-based TruCann LLC. [...]

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            Director of Rose Law Group Medical Marijuana Department Ryan Hurley speaking at the International Cannabis Association conference in New York

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            By   2 weeks ago

            Ryan will be speaking on Legal Concerns and Strategies when Investing in the Cannabis Industry on Monday October 13. Click HERE to view the rest of the conference schedule.

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