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Cannabis Stock Index Grew 236% In 2016

Marijuana's ambiguous legal status appears to have little effect on cannabis investment euphoria.

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Survey Finds Most Police Officers Support Medical Marijuana

Softening attitudes among police lags general public acceptance but seems to confirm an inexorable social trend.

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Illinois Asks Trump to Let Banks Take Medical Marijuana Business

Federal rules effectively barring marijuana businesses from using banks stymie the medical marijuana industry.

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Jeff Sessions Offers Cannabis Industry No Reassurance

The Attorney General nominee's answers to questions from senators about marijuana enforcement policy were disconcertingly vague.

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Luxury 'Bong' Maker Faces Unique Trademark Infringement Dilemma

How do you argue those counterfeit water pipes are illegal under trademark law when the original is illegal under federal criminal law?

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North Americans Spent Almost $7 Billion on Legal Marijuana in 2016, Report Finds

The cannabis industry in the US and Canada shows rapid growth as legalization continues its halting march.

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Senators Push Treasury Department to Loosen Marijuana Banking Restrictions

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders want regulators to stop penalizing legitimate vendors hired by marijuana businesses left in a legal gray area between state and federal law.

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Marijuana Industry Launches Colorado Campaign on Safe Cannabis Use

The public safety campaign is one more sign the marijuana business is now culturally mainstream.

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Study Links Medical Marijuana to Fewer Traffic Fatalities

The health and public safety concerns that kept marijuana illegal for generations are proving unfounded where it is now legal.

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Colorado Grants $2.3 Million For Marijuana Health and Safety Research

Ironically, it is only now that marijuana is legal -- at least under state law -- that it is getting scientific scrutiny for safe use.

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The Wishful Outlook for Marijuana Jobs in 2017

If not for pervasive uncertainty about the incoming Trump Administration the cannabis industry would be on a hiring spree.

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Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion in 2016

Despite the industry's precarious legal status, investors are flocking to states where voters have legalized cannabis.

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