Legal Marijuana

Cannabis

Jeff Sessions' War on Marijuana Is a Bit of a Yawner and Could Backfire On Him

The Attorney General's aggressive posture toward the $10B cannabis industry has little support, including from his fellow Republicans.
Cannabis

To the Surprise of Nobody, Nevada Marijuana Sales Hit $126 Million In 4 Months

The state that pioneered legal casinos and has the monopoly on legal bordellos has, unsurprisingly, taken well to legal pot.
Cannabis

Why Jeff Sessions' New War on Marijuana Hasn't Frightened Investors or Cannabis Entrepreneurs

The Attorney General's new policy to resume unbridled federal enforcement of marijuana laws has inadvertently revealed just how entrenched the cannabis industry has already become.
Cannabis

You Can Legally Buy Marijuana in California But Selling It Legally Is Tricky

Marijuana's unique status as legal under state law but illegal under federal law makes the cannabis business unlike any other.
Cannabis

California Unleashes a Massive Market for Legal Cannabis

Recreational marijuana is now legal in the Golden State and that has global reverberations.
Cannabis

A California Company Believes It Has Invented a Viable Marijuana Breathalyzer

The cannabis equivalent of a DUI poses testing challenges that were solved for drunken driving long ago.
Cannabis

The Year Ahead: Cannabis Legalization in 2018

Legal marijuana sales are booming with no end in sight, with the very possible exception of a renewed federal crackdown.
Cannabis

Massachusetts May Leap Ahead on Cannabis Cafes

A state commission is working on rules to speed the opening of retail shops were adults can purchase and consume marijuana legally.
Cannabis

Hawaii Sees Legalizing Adult Use Marijuana As Huge Boon to Island Economy

Legal marijuana is certain to appeal to the 9 million annual visitors but industrial hemp also could boost self-reliance in the Aloha State.
Cannabis

Legal Marijuana Just Can't Catch a Break From Washington

There will be no tax relief for the legal cannabis industry, and the Justice Department is threatening a return to fierce enforcement.
Cannabis

Canada Is Creating a Multi-Billion Dollar Legal Marijuana Industry

Canada sees marijuana legalization as a social justice reform and a major commercial opportunity.
Cannabis

Will New York or Illinois be Next to Legalize Recreational Marijuana?

A recent poll in New York shows strong public support for legal pot, while Illinois has crushing budget pressures that make cannabis taxes very appealing.
Cannabis

Cannabis Advocates Want 'Unjust' Federal Tax Code Changed

Cannabis businesses legal under state law are taxed like criminal enterprises by the federal government.
Cannabis

The Cannabis Industry's Largest Conference Showcases a Maturing Industry

The Marijuana Business Conference celebrated what has become a highly regulated sector devoted to pharmaceutical precision in the composition of its products.
Cannabis

Burgeoning Marijuana Industry Has a Growing Need for Scientists

The cannabis industry increasingly is viewed as immense source of new jobs at all skill levels.