Legal Marijuana

Legal Marijuana

Italy Accidentally Legalized Pot and Now the Mafia Is Losing Big Money

A regulation meant to legalize industrial hemp inadvertently included marijuana with just enough THC to get you high. Legally.
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Marijuana Is a $794 Million Windfall for the States That Have Legalized Adult Use

Lawmakers loath to raise taxes but eager for new revenue are increasingly open-minded about legal marijuana.
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5 Characteristics Essential for Success as a Cannabis Entrepreneur

Everyone going into the cannabis business is a pioneer and an evangelist for the industry.
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She Took Her Yale MBA Into Cannabis and Now Funds the Industry's Largest Deals

The legal marijuana business is attracting entrepreneurs as interested in social good as they are in profit.
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U.S. Cannabis Businesses Look Northward as Canada Opens a Vast Legal Marijuana Market

American cannabis entrepreneurs are looking to buy, or be bought by, Canadian companies.
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Will President Trump Really Support States' Rights On Marijuana?

He appointed an anti-marijuana zealot to be Attorney General but political realities seem to be part of his calculations.
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Colorado's Governor Just Said 'No' to Cannabis Cafes

While state officials won't allow people to consume cannabis in public establishments, Denver has other ideas.
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Why Marijuana-Infused Edibles Are a Huge Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

Marijuana masked as something delicious is ideal for the cannabis curious who are reluctant to smoke.
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New Numbers Reveal the Marijuana Industry Boom Has Only Just Begun

Sales of both recreational and medical marijuana already reach far into the billions with vast new markets set to open soon.
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Hey, Hollywood! It's Time to Get Real Portraying Marijuana Users on Screen

During prohibition movies featuring feckless potheads helped the public lose patience with Draconian laws but that character is far out of date now.
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Activists Secure Marijuana Legalization Measure on Michigan's Ballot This November

A decade ago Michigan voters overwhelmingly approved medical marijuana and appear poised to do the same for recreational marijuana.
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For the Perfect Social-Impact Investment, Look No Further Than Cannabis

Perhaps the final unhappy irony of cannabis prohibition is that the plant is a benign substitute for many problematic products and raw materials.
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DEA Chief's Congressional Testimony About Legal Marijuana Angered Some, Baffled Many

The nation's top drug enforcement officer was unflinching in his opposition to legalizing marijuana and apparently not embarrassed by his complete ignorance of the relevant science.
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Racial Injustice and the Legal Marijuana Industry

Social justice advocates don't want the allure of profits and new tax revenues to eclipse the damage done by decades of enforcement in communities of color.
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You Would Have Thought This Liberal Senator Already Supported Legal Marijuana, but Now She Actually Does

Senator Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat from San Francisco, now supports letting states decide marijuana law for themselves. Many conservative Republicans reached the same conclusion well before she did.