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John Boehner Succeeded in Politics Opposing Marijuana but in Retirement Has Joined the Medical Marijuana Industry

The former Speaker of the House says he now recognizes the potential for medical pot to treat vets with PTSD and people addicted to opioids.
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Baby Boomers Support Medical Marijuana but Skeptically

Eight out of 10 boomers favor legalizing medical pot, but few use it. Most think opioids would be more effective for chronic pain.
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These 4 States Legalized Recreational Marijuana but Each Is Doing It (or Not) in Its Own Way

If the Congress ever legalizes pot nationally, expect 50 unique versions of legalization.
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Investing In Marijuana Businesses: Are Hedge Funds Coming To The Cannabis Industry?

Hedge funds were not investing in the cannabis industry last year. But this might be changing in 2018.
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Cannabis Industry Likely to Employ More Than 400,000 By 2021, Study Projects

The federal government shows few signs it will legalize one of the biggest job producers in the country.
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Despite Being Illegal Under Federal Law, Cannabis Has Grown Into a $9 Billion Industry In States Where It Is Legal.

Americans are spending as much on legal marijuana as they do on car parts, yogurt or Halloween candy.
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Uruguay Legalized Marijuana and the Crime Rate Has Plummetted

The small, progressive South American nation has ended its war on drugs and has no regrets.
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New Jersey's New Governor Is Moving Fast to Expand Access to Medical Marijuana

For eight years, Chris Christie restricted New Jersey's medical marijuana program every way he could. Phil Murphy is erasing that legacy in a hurry.
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Jeff Sessions' War on Marijuana Is a Bit of a Yawner and Could Backfire On Him

The Attorney General's aggressive posture toward the $10B cannabis industry has little support, including from his fellow Republicans.
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Why Jeff Sessions' New War on Marijuana Hasn't Frightened Investors or Cannabis Entrepreneurs

The Attorney General's new policy to resume unbridled federal enforcement of marijuana laws has inadvertently revealed just how entrenched the cannabis industry has already become.
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California Unleashes a Massive Market for Legal Cannabis

Recreational marijuana is now legal in the Golden State and that has global reverberations.
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Hawaii Sees Legalizing Adult Use Marijuana As Huge Boon to Island Economy

Legal marijuana is certain to appeal to the 9 million annual visitors but industrial hemp also could boost self-reliance in the Aloha State.
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Jeff Sessions' 'Guidance' Cited by Maine's Governor In His Veto of Legal Marijuana Bill

The delay in legalizing marijuana in Maine seems rooted in what the Attorney General said and not what he has done, which so far is nothing.
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The Cannabis Industry Has Had Explosive Growth in Business Expos and It Isn't Slowing Down

Expos are where entrepreneurs find their way to cannabis opportunity.
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Some Universities Offer Classes On Marijuana. LSU Plans to Grow It.

A number of prominent state universities have launched programs to prepare students for the legal cannabis industry.