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New Study Will Explore Medical Marijuana as a Treatment for Autism

Despite a near-ban on medical cannabis research federally, a private donation will fund work on autism treatment in California.
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Trump Basically Says Obama-Era Marijuana Policies Aren't Going to Change

A conservative Republican senator from Colorado has wrung a big concession from the administration to protect his state's booming cannabis business.
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Survey Finds Potheads Will Spend Freely on 4/20 and Might Go to Work, If They Have Jobs

For decades April 20 has been a day of solidarity and defiance for marijuana users. With legalization it is morphing into an occassion for pot marketing similar to what Cinco de Mayo is for Mexican beer.
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Marijuana Edibles Make the List of Top 10 Food Trends This Year

Delectable pastries and popular candies infused with marijuana are enormously popular wherever they are legal.
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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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A Tale of Neighboring Countries and Their Very Different Legal-Marijuana Banking Systems

Federal law all but requires legal marijuana to operate strictly in cash, while in Canada banks are helping that nation's cannabis industry boom.
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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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Study Warns Sky-High Marijuana Taxes Drive Consumers Back to the Black Market

State governments eager for cannabis revenue need to remember the people who have sold pot tax-free for years are still in business.
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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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The Debate Over Legal Marijuana Is Also a Debate About States' Rights

Some scholars argue Congress has no constitutional authority to tell states what to do about marijuana.
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Trouble In Arkansas: Judge Throws Out Medical Marijuana Licenses

Arkansas voters approved medical marijuana but old-fashioned favoritism by regulators who ignored the rules has stymied the program.
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Minnesota Study Adds to Growing Evidence Medical Marijuana Reduces Opioid Use

This study, plus an earlier on in Israel, bolsters anecdotal evidence that in states where marijuana is legal, opioid overdoses decline.
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Is the Legal Marijuana Industry Sustainable for Entrepreneurs? What You Need to Know

Fun fact: The average marijuana dispensary or recreational store brings in about $974 in annual revenue per square foot, about the same as a Whole Foods store.
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The Challenges of Growing a Cannabis Business

This interview can help you understand the economic realities of starting a cannabis business.
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Detroit, Bankrupt a Few Years Ago, Seems Uninterested In Reaping Medical Marijuana Millions Now

City officials have sued to overturn voter-approved ordinances to expand access to dispensaries.