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"It's going to remove a lot of our competitors in one fell swoop," says a Sonoma-Marin cannabis proprietor. Licensed operators say Weedmaps' exclusion of illicit businesses would aid public health and decease unfair practices.
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"We're not talking about access; we're talking about cultivation in Napa County," says farm bureau CEO Ryan Klobas. The group on Friday says it is formally launching a campaign against an initiative set for March 2020 election.

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For the fourth year, the North Bay Business Journal will honor exceptional Latino executives and business leaders in the North Bay for their success and contributions to the business community and community at large. Submit your nomination today.
Experts at North Bay Business Journal's cybersecurity conference will reveal the dangers facing your company's computer networks and will give you tools for protecting your data.
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"You wouldn't choose not to hire top talent because they had a beer on the weekends, so why let top talent go to the competition because they use marijuana after work?" asks Joe Madigan, CEO of Nelson Staffing and Higher Growth Search.
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