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The $5-Billion Challenge Medical Marijuana Poses to Big Pharma

If drops in prescription drug use seen in states with legalized marijuana were duplicated the nationwide, Big Pharma would feel the pain.

Report Foresees $5B Legal Cannabis Industry for California

State lawmakers are finalizing legislation to bring both medical and adult-recreational marijuana into the regulatory mainstream.

Is Alaska Poised to Be the Best State for Pot?

The tourism industry sure hopes so but Alaska shows how difficult is the transition from illegal to legal, even with voter approval.

Andre Bourque

Women Increasingly Are Cannabis Entrepreneurs and Customers

As legalization gains momentum more women are using marijuana and more are entering the cannabis industry.

Sand Hill Road Joins Private Capital Flooding Into Marijuana Startups

The Wall Street of venture capital has been slow to invest in cannabis but that is clearly changing.

New Study Finds Cannabis Reduces Seizures In Epilepsy Patients

DEA stubbornly claims cannabis has no medicinal value, despite a growing body of serious research that finds otherwise.

Science and FDA Say Cannabis Is Medicine but DEA Insists It Isn't

Much like with climate change, stubborn federal marijuana policy isn't supported by any data.

Governor's Veto Stalls Vermont Legislation to Legalize Marijuana

Voters are far more willing to legalize cannabis than the representatives they elect.

First Year of Recreational Marijuana Sales Are a Tax Windfall for Oregon

Legal cannabis will yield more than $200 million yearly for schools, public health and policing.

Medical Cannabis Finds an Eager Market In Florida Retirees

Sunshine State boomers suffering the aches of age discover rolling a joint, like riding a bike, is another one of those things you don't forget.

Andre Bourque

Border Officials Are Banning Canadians Who Admit They've Smoked Marijuana

Immigration law lumps foreign pot smokers with human traffickers and foreign government officials who suppressed religious freedoms.