The Daily Buzz: Florida Cities Seek to Deny Access to Medical Marijuana Post-Vote; Price-Fixing Probe Hits Pharma Shares; Anthony Weiner Gets Equine Therapy

Nov 04 2016

The Daily Buzz: Florida Cities Seek to Deny Access to Medical Marijuana Post-Vote; Price-Fixing Probe Hits Pharma Shares; Anthony Weiner Gets Equine Therapy

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Miami Beach Considers Six-Month Medical Marijuana Ban [Miami New Times]
Although polls show 80 percent of Floridians support Amendment 2, on the ballot for Tuesday to legalize medical marijuana, a number of cities are seeking to impose six-month moratoriums.

News of Charges in Price-Fixing Inquiry Sends Pharmaceuticals Tumbling [New York Times]
Shares in numerous pharma companies fell after it was reported that a federal inquiry into price-fixing may be wider than anticipated.

We Now Know Exactly How Many DNA Mutations Smoking Causes [The Verge]
Ok, we get it.

Husband Gets Probation for Beating Wife’s Heroin Dealer With Baseball Bat [WPXI]
The case—in which the judge “noted extensive support for the defendant from a community fed up with drug problems”—illustrates how dealers are misguidedly scapegoated.

Report: Military Wives May Be More Likely to Binge Drink [Military Times]
But other variables may be at play.

Anthony Weiner Rides Through Sex Addiction Rehab on a Horse [New York Post]
Weiner has apparently come to the conclusion that he has an addiction; the efficacy of equine therapy is dubious.