Cannabis

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Thomas Jefferson University Receives $3 Million Marijuana Research Grant

Although more than half of US states have legalized marijuana for medical use only now is the nation's first research facility for medical marijuana opening.
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Survey Finds Oregon Residents Support Banks Working With Marijuana Industry

Banks and credit unions often cite "reputational risk'' as a reason for not working with cannabis businesses but research shows there is little risk they would be stigmatized.
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Microsoft to Offer Software for Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Legal Cannabis

The software giant has entered in a partnership with a California company specializing in regulatory compliance for an industry that isn't entirely legal and can't use banks to do business.
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Industrial Real Estate Market Gets Boost With Marijuana Legalization

Legal marijuana operations are finding space to grow and store their product by paying premium rents for warehouse space.
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Cannabis Industry Is Rattled by Trump but Thinks Federal Crackdown Unlikely

The nomination of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General is worrisome but court battles over states' rights and decisive voter support for legal cannabis make tough enforcement problematic for the Trump Administration.
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New Customers Drive Innovation in Legal Marijuana Products

As marijuana moves from prohibition to a fragile but lucrative legal status it is attracting curious first time users interested in edibles but not bongs.
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Tight Regulations Could Inhibit Investment in Australia's Medical Marijuana Market

The government Down Under has made cannabis legal for the ill but regulatory hurdles seem likely to make genuine access difficult.
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Colorado's Marijuana Industry Is an Economic Powerhouse

The first state to legalize marijuana for both medical and recreational use is enjoying a boom in tax revenues and employment.
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6 New Social Apps to Help Cannabis Lovers Find Each Other

With marijuana now a legal business in many states, enthusiasts want to meet online like everybody else.
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Study Finds Most Investors Comfortable With Businesses That 'Touch' Marijuana

Growing public acceptance of marijuana, highlighted by a slew of successful legalization initiatives, is encouraging investment.
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Marijuana Advocates Wait for Trump's Stance on Legalized Cannabis

The President-elect said during the campaign that states ought to decide the legal status of cannabis but he is stocking his administration with zealot opponents of legalization,
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Cannabis Medicinals Sales Expected to Reach $2 Billion by 2020

Legalization of medical marijuana in more than half the states has created a booming market for medicinal and personal care products.
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Broad Voter Approval for Cannabis Has Likely Ignited Explosive Growth

The 2016 elections are widely seen as a tipping point opening a flood of new investment in the cannabis industry.
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Will the 'Entrepreneur' President Embrace the Cannabis Economy?

Cannabis industry thought leaders share some thoughts on how the Trump administration may affect them.
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Legal Marijuana a Big Winner in Elections Across the Country

The biggest single night for the marijuana legalization movement ended with voters across the country approving marijuana for both medicinal and recreational use.

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