Rising Premiums, Girl Scouts' Pot Policy, New Y Combinator Boss: Feb. 26

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Employees at two-thirds of U.S. small businesses will see health insurance premiums rise under the Affordable Care Act, writes Gabrielle Karol, citing a report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. [Fox Business]

J.D. Harrison profiles Hans deBot, the owner of a North Carolina small business that helped equip U.S. bobsled teams at the Sochi Olympics. [Washington Post]

Matt Ferner reports from the intersection of Girl Scout cookies and legalized marijuana. [Huffington Post]

Christine Lagorio-Chafkin reports that Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has been tapped as the Obama administration’s ambassador to Silicon Valley. [Inc.]

Sam Altman, who is taking over for Paul Graham at the helm of Y Combinator, talks about his new role at the startup accelerator (video). [Bloomberg TV]