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North Americans Spent Almost $7 Billion on Legal Marijuana in 2016, Report Finds
The cannabis industry in the US and Canada shows rapid growth as legalization continues its halting march.
Senators Push Treasury Department to Loosen Marijuana Banking Restrictions
Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders want regulators to stop penalizing legitimate vendors hired by marijuana businesses left in a legal gray area between state and federal law.
Marijuana Industry Launches Colorado Campaign on Safe Cannabis Use
The public safety campaign is one more sign the marijuana business is now culturally mainstream.
Study Links Medical Marijuana to Fewer Traffic Fatalities
The health and public safety concerns that kept marijuana illegal for generations are proving unfounded where it is now legal.
Colorado Grants $2.3 Million For Marijuana Health and Safety Research
Ironically, it is only now that marijuana is legal -- at least under state law -- that it is getting scientific scrutiny for safe use.
Marijuana Industry Hopes for Regulatory Stability in 2017
Marijuana is legal in most states but illegal federally, a complex situation made even less certain with a new President taking office.
Canada Takes Next Step Toward National Marijuana Legalization
While the US federal government remains stubbornly opposed to legalizing marijuana, our neighbor to the north is increasingly interested in cannabis commerce and moving away from pot prosecutions.
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.
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.
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.