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Cryptic Warnings From the Trump Administration Shake Recreational Marijuana Industry

Presidential spokesman Sean Spicer spuriously linked marijuana to opioid addiction and warned that the leniency extended medical marijuana won't be offered to the recreational industry.
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Los Angeles Referendum Set for New Marijuana Regulations

LA voters consider how to transition from prohibition and mass incarceration to shared prosperity and respect for adult personal choice.
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Marijuana Industry to Create 283,000 Jobs by 2020, Report Projects

The most serious potential obstacle to fast growth in cannabis employment is the Trump Administration.
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Marijuana Lobby Grows As Legalization Spreads Throughout Country

Cannabis has already quasi-legal long enough in enough states for the industry to spawn its own specialized lobbyists.
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How Do We Measure the Statistical Significance of Legal Cannabis?

It remains to be seen what focused marketing will do to expand the diversity of people who use legal cannabis.
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Here's Where Colorado Spends Its Skyrocketing Pot Tax Revenue

The first state to legalize recreational adult use of marijuana is now funding a host of programs with the proceeds.
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Congressional Cannabis Caucus Unites to Protect Marijuana Industry

Twentyeight states have legalized marijuana to some extent but only four congressmen are advocating overtly for the industry.
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California Bill Provides Trademark Protection for Marijuana Industry

California, long a pioneer in legalizing cannabis, is intent on giving the industry the legal tools to grow.
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Cannabis Stock Index Grew 236% In 2016

Marijuana's ambiguous legal status appears to have little effect on cannabis investment euphoria.
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Survey Finds Most Police Officers Support Medical Marijuana

Softening attitudes among police lags general public acceptance but seems to confirm an inexorable social trend.
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Illinois Asks Trump to Let Banks Take Medical Marijuana Business

Federal rules effectively barring marijuana businesses from using banks stymie the medical marijuana industry.
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Jeff Sessions Offers Cannabis Industry No Reassurance

The Attorney General nominee's answers to questions from senators about marijuana enforcement policy were disconcertingly vague.

4 Cannabis Business Ideas from the Frontier of the Legal Weed Industry

A Colorado-based cannabis investor reveals how best to get into this burgeoning area.
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Luxury 'Bong' Maker Faces Unique Trademark Infringement Dilemma

How do you argue those counterfeit water pipes are illegal under trademark law when the original is illegal under federal criminal law?
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How Cannabis Ecommerce Challenges Are Driving Web Innovation

Cannabis and ecommerce would complement one another like seed and soil, if only federal law would allow it.