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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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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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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
For Those Women Looking to Get Into the C-Suite, This Unlikely Industry Is for You
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For Those Women Looking to Get Into the C-Suite, This Unlikely Industry Is for You

Females are the winners of this $8 billion growing industry.
Kristina Libby
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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Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion in 2016
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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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Marijuana Industry Hopes for Regulatory Stability in 2017
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Marijuana Industry Hopes for Regulatory Stability in 2017

Marijuana is legal in most states but illegal federally, a complex situation made even less certain with a new President taking office.
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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.