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Survey Finds Oregon Residents Support Banks Working With Marijuana Industry
Banks and credit unions often cite "reputational risk'' as a reason for not working with cannabis businesses but research shows there is little risk they would be stigmatized.
Microsoft to Offer Software for Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Legal Cannabis
The software giant has entered in a partnership with a California company specializing in regulatory compliance for an industry that isn't entirely legal and can't use banks to do business.
Industrial Real Estate Market Gets Boost With Marijuana Legalization
Legal marijuana operations are finding space to grow and store their product by paying premium rents for warehouse space.
Cannabis Industry Is Rattled by Trump but Thinks Federal Crackdown Unlikely
The nomination of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General is worrisome but court battles over states' rights and decisive voter support for legal cannabis make tough enforcement problematic for the Trump Administration.
New Customers Drive Innovation in Legal Marijuana Products
As marijuana moves from prohibition to a fragile but lucrative legal status it is attracting curious first time users interested in edibles but not bongs.
Tight Regulations Could Inhibit Investment in Australia's Medical Marijuana Market
The government Down Under has made cannabis legal for the ill but regulatory hurdles seem likely to make genuine access difficult.
Colorado's Marijuana Industry Is an Economic Powerhouse
The first state to legalize marijuana for both medical and recreational use is enjoying a boom in tax revenues and employment.
6 New Social Apps to Help Cannabis Lovers Find Each Other
With marijuana now a legal business in many states, enthusiasts want to meet online like everybody else.
Study Finds Most Investors Comfortable With Businesses That 'Touch' Marijuana
Growing public acceptance of marijuana, highlighted by a slew of successful legalization initiatives, is encouraging investment.
Marijuana Advocates Wait for Trump's Stance on Legalized Cannabis
The President-elect said during the campaign that states ought to decide the legal status of cannabis but he is stocking his administration with zealot opponents of legalization,
Denver May Become the First U.S. City to Legalize Marijuana Use in Bars and Restaurants
The Colorado measure will permit private businesses to allow marijuana use by adults in designated areas with certain exceptions.
Cannabis Medicinals Sales Expected to Reach $2 Billion by 2020
Legalization of medical marijuana in more than half the states has created a booming market for medicinal and personal care products.