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Cannabis Stock Index Grew 236% In 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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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4 Cannabis Business Ideas from the Frontier of the Legal Weed Industry
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4 Cannabis Business Ideas from the Frontier of the Legal Weed Industry

A Colorado-based cannabis investor reveals how best to get into this burgeoning area.
Jeff Beverly
Luxury 'Bong' Maker Faces Unique Trademark Infringement Dilemma
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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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How Cannabis Ecommerce Challenges Are Driving Web Innovation
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How Cannabis Ecommerce Challenges Are Driving Web Innovation

Cannabis and ecommerce would complement one another like seed and soil, if only federal law would allow it.
Andre Bourque
The Many Ways the Cannabis Industry Lacks Traditional Marketing Expertise
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The Many Ways the Cannabis Industry Lacks Traditional Marketing Expertise

Cannabis brands are forced to evolve their marketing practices in the face of new competition.
Andre Bourque
North Americans Spent Almost $7 Billion on Legal Marijuana in 2016, Report Finds
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Andre Bourque