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Here's How April 20 Became the 420 of Global Cannabis Significance
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Here's How April 20 Became the 420 of Global Cannabis Significance

What was once code for some Northern California high school stoners is now global shorthand for celebrating marijuana's growing acceptance.
Andre Bourque
California Strikes Back: Proposed Law Bans Locals from Working with Feds on Pot Crackdown
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California Strikes Back: Proposed Law Bans Locals from Working with Feds on Pot Crackdown

If the feds enforce marijuana laws in the Golden State, legislators there want them to receive no help from local cops.
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3 Big Things You Need to Know Before Charging Into the Legal Marijuana Business
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3 Big Things You Need to Know Before Charging Into the Legal Marijuana Business

Marijuana's unique legal status complicates everything.
Andrew Medal
Oxford University Researchers to Explore the Potential Benefits of Medical Marijuana
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Oxford University Researchers to Explore the Potential Benefits of Medical Marijuana

The US government insists marijuana has no medical value. One of the world's most prestigious universities thinks otherwise.
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Most People in Attorney General Jeff Sessions's Home State Want to Legalize Marijuana
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Most People in Attorney General Jeff Sessions's Home State Want to Legalize Marijuana

A new poll finds that lopsided majorities in Alabama oppose the get-tough enforcement favored by their former senator.
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Marijuana In the Midwest? Nebraska Lawmakers Consider Cannabis Legalization.
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Marijuana In the Midwest? Nebraska Lawmakers Consider Cannabis Legalization.

In 2014, Nebraska sued Colorado for selling marijuana. Now, state legislators are considering making medical marijuana available to their own citizens.
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Colorado Considers End Run if Feds Crack Down on Recreational Marijuana
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Colorado Considers End Run if Feds Crack Down on Recreational Marijuana

All marijuana legally for sale in Colorado will be deemed medical if the Trump Administration turns against recreational sales legal in eight states.
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Can Marijuana Replace Lost Steel Jobs? Pennsylvania Town Has High Hopes.
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Can Marijuana Replace Lost Steel Jobs? Pennsylvania Town Has High Hopes.

A region of the Keystone State impoverished by industrial decline and ravaged by opioid addiction sees a future in medical cannabis.
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5 Routes the Cannabis Industry Could Take to Get Around Federal Banking Restrictions
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5 Routes the Cannabis Industry Could Take to Get Around Federal Banking Restrictions

States that have legalized marijuana are working on regulatory fixes to allow the cannabis industry the access to banks that it needs to grow.
Andre Bourque
Colorado Takes Aim at the Marijuana Black Market
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Colorado Takes Aim at the Marijuana Black Market

Legislation seeks to reduce the large amount of legally grown marijuana diverted to criminal sales.
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Everyone but Republicans Favors Legalizing Marijuana Nationally
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Everyone but Republicans Favors Legalizing Marijuana Nationally

Recent polling shows majorities of nearly every demographic in the U.S. favors changing federal law regarding marijuana.
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Legal Marijuana a 'Powerful Force' in Oregon Economy
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Legal Marijuana a 'Powerful Force' in Oregon Economy

Cannabis has quickly become a billion dollar industry in Oregon that employs tens of thousands of people.
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Researchers Believe Legal Marijuana Could Hurt Beer Sales
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Researchers Believe Legal Marijuana Could Hurt Beer Sales

Marijuana increasingly does look to be a gateway drug -- away from alcohol consumption.
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The legal sales and purchase of marijuana -- also known as cannabis -- has become one of the fastest growing industries in the country with $2.7 billion sales in 2014. While marijuana is legal in various forms in 23 states and the District of Columbia, the industry still faces a lot of regulation challenges with advertising and marketing.