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Voters Approve Legal Marijuana in Oregon, Alaska and D.C.
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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.
Main Street Eyes Taxes, Wages, Marijuana in Midterm Elections
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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.
Natalia Angulo
Why Tech Innovators Are High on the Prospects for Legalized Marijuana
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Why Tech Innovators Are High on the Prospects for Legalized Marijuana

Legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington and Colorado, and potentially several more states soon, has created a multi-billion industry requiring sophisticated technology.
Andre Bourque
Why Your Company Needs an Up-to-Date Marijuana Policy
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Why Your Company Needs an Up-to-Date Marijuana Policy

With the landscape rapidly changing for regulation of pot in various states, employers must be sure their guidelines keep pace.
Heather R. Huhman
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Meet the Yelp for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
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Meet the Yelp for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Weedmaps is establishing itself as the go-to portal for a new market.
Size of Colorado's Marijuana Market? Try 130 Metric Tons.
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Size of Colorado's Marijuana Market? Try 130 Metric Tons.

Marijuana demand in Colorado, which legalized it six months ago, is proving to be much larger than previously thought.
Jane Wells
Dixie Elixirs Wants to Become the First National Marijuana Brand
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Dixie Elixirs Wants to Become the First National Marijuana Brand

The company offers a range of cannabis products, including carbonated beverages, fudge bars and oil cartridges for vaporizer pens.
What You Should Know About the World's First Direct-to-Stoner Marijuana Vending Machine, Man
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What You Should Know About the World's First Direct-to-Stoner Marijuana Vending Machine, Man

The staid, old vending machine concept is getting baked. Where? Dude, we're talking Colorado, bro, where it's legal to get stoned.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Surprising Realities of Legal Weed
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5 Surprising Realities of Legal Weed

The demand for legal marijuana, which has outstripped many lofty expectations, isn't the only thing small-business owners in the pot gold rush are surprised about.
Colorado's Legal Marijuana Business is on Fire
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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.
Jason Fell
Girl Scout Cookie Sales Are Blazing Outside of a California Marijuana Clinic
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Girl Scout Cookie Sales Are Blazing Outside of a California Marijuana Clinic

An entrepreneurial 13-year-old sold 117 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in two hours after setting up shop outside of a local medical marijuana clinic.
Geoff Weiss
Why Colorado and Washington Were Wise to Legalize Pot
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Why Colorado and Washington Were Wise to Legalize Pot

From an economic and health standpoint, policymakers got it right when it came to sales of recreational cannabis.
Scott Shane
High Hopes and Blunt Truths for the $2.3 Billion Legal Marijuana Market
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High Hopes and Blunt Truths for the $2.3 Billion Legal Marijuana Market

Like it or not, legal marijuana is here and the market is growing. Find out who stands to profit, what opportunities exist in this emerging market and what barriers these entrepreneurs have to overcome.
Brian Patrick Eha
Up in Smoke: First Retail Licenses for Marijuana Distributed in Denver
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Up in Smoke: First Retail Licenses for Marijuana Distributed in Denver

Pot will be sold, legally, for recreational use. This isn't a joke.
Jason Fell
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