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Senate decriminalizes pot, but House may be different matter

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate voted 30-16 on Tuesday to decriminalize the possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana, but the bill sponsor conceded the measure faces an uphill fight in the House of Delegates. “We have a challenge ...

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Beer distributors’ impact felt in Md.

A new report released by the National Beer Wholesalers Association, of Alexandria, Va., shows the impact of beer distributors’ contributions to Maryland’s economy. According to the report, Maryland beer distributors directly employ 1,787 people. The total number of jobs rises ...

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Wholesale stockpiles up in July but sales fell

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesalers increased their stockpiles in July from June, but sales fell for a third straight month. Declining sales could force companies to cut inventories in coming months, a troubling sign that economic growth could weaken. The Commerce ...

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U.S. wholesale stockpiles grow 0.6%

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles at a faster rate in April, responding to a strong gain in sales. The increase could be a good sign for economic growth in the April-June quarter. The Commerce Department says stockpiles ...

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Wholesale prices declined slightly in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices fell last month because companies paid less for food and energy, evidence that inflation remains tame. The Labor Department said Wednesday that the producer price index, which measures price changes before they reach consumers, ...

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Wholesale prices up a modest 0.3 pct. in November

WASHINGTON — Wholesale prices rose a modest 0.3 percent last month as U.S. companies paid more for such items as food and pharmaceuticals. But energy prices barely rose, keeping inflation in check. In the 12 months ending in November, wholesale ...

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Wholesale companies cut inventories but sales rise

WASHINGTON — Wholesale businesses in the U.S. reduced their stockpiles in September for the first time in nearly two years, while their sales rose. Inventories at the wholesale level fell 0.1 percent, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. It was the ...

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