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Results mixed on California soda taxes, fracking, marijuana measures

Results mixed on California soda taxes, fracking, marijuana measures
Here is a breakdown of some big issues facing California cities and counties and how they fared in Tuesday's election: Soda tax. Background: Measures were on the ballot in San Francisco and Berkeley to levy taxes on sodas and other sugary beverages …
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Exploding Marijuana Soda Bottles Vex Cannabis Retailers In Washington
The shop is one of three that has reported exploding marijuana soda issues. Mirth Provisions, which makes the soda, blames the problem on yeast. "It was simply the fact that his batch had a higher yeast concentration, and one of the byproducts of yeast …
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Thumbs-Up For Higher Minimum Wages, And For Marijuana Industry
Besides electing lawmakers Tuesday, voters settled ballot initiatives affecting everything from soda-pop taxes to fracking to marijuana sales. The outcomes varied, but there was one economic issue that united voters. Overwhelmingly, they approved …
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