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'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year

As more people are switching to electronic cigarettes, the word vape hit its peak in 2014.
Marijuana

Voters Approve Legal Marijuana in Oregon, Alaska and D.C.

The Oregon and Alaska measures would legalize recreational pot use, while the D.C. proposal would allow marijuana possession but not retail sales.
Elections

Main Street Eyes Taxes, Wages, Marijuana in Midterm Elections

With small-business owners around the country casting their ballots, how Main Street votes could determine the outcome of some key initiatives.
Marijuana

Colorado's Legal Marijuana Business is on Fire

This is how much revenue the state's pot industry has generated in just its first month.