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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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Cryptic Warnings From the Trump Administration Shake Recreational Marijuana Industry
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Cryptic Warnings From the Trump Administration Shake Recreational Marijuana Industry

Presidential spokesman Sean Spicer spuriously linked marijuana to opioid addiction and warned that the leniency extended medical marijuana won't be offered to the recreational industry.
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Los Angeles Referendum Set for New Marijuana Regulations
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Los Angeles Referendum Set for New Marijuana Regulations

LA voters consider how to transition from prohibition and mass incarceration to shared prosperity and respect for adult personal choice.
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Marijuana Industry to Create 283,000 Jobs by 2020, Report Projects
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Marijuana Industry to Create 283,000 Jobs by 2020, Report Projects

The most serious potential obstacle to fast growth in cannabis employment is the Trump Administration.
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Marijuana Lobby Grows As Legalization Spreads Throughout Country
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Marijuana Lobby Grows As Legalization Spreads Throughout Country

Cannabis has already quasi-legal long enough in enough states for the industry to spawn its own specialized lobbyists.
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How Do We Measure the Statistical Significance of Legal Cannabis?
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How Do We Measure the Statistical Significance of Legal Cannabis?

It remains to be seen what focused marketing will do to expand the diversity of people who use legal cannabis.
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Here's Where Colorado Spends Its Skyrocketing Pot Tax Revenue
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Here's Where Colorado Spends Its Skyrocketing Pot Tax Revenue

The first state to legalize recreational adult use of marijuana is now funding a host of programs with the proceeds.
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Congressional Cannabis Caucus Unites to Protect Marijuana Industry
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Congressional Cannabis Caucus Unites to Protect Marijuana Industry

Twentyeight states have legalized marijuana to some extent but only four congressmen are advocating overtly for the industry.
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California Bill Provides Trademark Protection for Marijuana Industry
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California Bill Provides Trademark Protection for Marijuana Industry

California, long a pioneer in legalizing cannabis, is intent on giving the industry the legal tools to grow.
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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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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.