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Jimmy Buffett gets into the marijuana business

The distinction between “Margaritaville” and “Marijuanaville” just got hazier — courtesy of Jimmy Buffett. The singer with the laid-back attitude has scored a licensing deal to slap the name of his Coral Reefer band on a new line of cannabis products, including edibles, lotions and vape pens. “I have followed and studied with keen intensity the recent evolvement of the medical marijuana story and the path towards the simple common-sense conclusion that cannabis is good medicine,” Buffett said on Tuesday. Buffett’s partner in the venture is a Wrigley scion who a month ago joined Surterra Wellness — a cultivator of weed and manufacturer of medical marijuana with plans to distribute Coral Reefer products through retail ...