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5 Tips for Breaking Into the 'Budding' Marijuana Industry
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5 Tips for Breaking Into the 'Budding' Marijuana Industry

As weed becomes legal in more and more states, now is the time for entrepreneurs, even green ones, to break into the biz. We spoke with Nick Kovacevich, the CEO of Kush Bottles, to get the 420. (Er, we mean the 411.)
Patrick Carone
Richard Branson: Just Say Yes to Smoking Pot With Your Kids
Radicals & Visionaries

Richard Branson: Just Say Yes to Smoking Pot With Your Kids

The billionaire Brit dropped a smoke bomb of skunky parental advice at a conference for entrepreneurs yesterday.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Fund-raising in Cannabis, Initially Slow, Is Going Higher and Higher
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Fund-raising in Cannabis, Initially Slow, Is Going Higher and Higher

You would have been hard pressed, just a few years ago, to find investments outside of family-office groups. Then Washington and Colorado legalized.
Cy Scott
The First 'Not For Kids' Warning Label for Marijuana Products
Weed

The First 'Not For Kids' Warning Label for Marijuana Products

Poison Control hopes kids will just say 'no' -- even if their parents don't.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Microsoft Partners With a Legal Weed Startup
Microsoft

Microsoft Partners With a Legal Weed Startup

By teaming with startup "Kind" on plant tracking apps, it's breaking a corporate no-no.
Steve Dent
Microsoft Has Partnered With a Marijuana Startup -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Microsoft Has Partnered With a Marijuana Startup -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: The family of a victim of the Paris terrorist attacks is suing Facebook, Google and Twitter.
Lindsay Friedman
High and Mighty Report: U.S. Cannabis Retail Sales Exceeded $37.5 Million on 4/20
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High and Mighty Report: U.S. Cannabis Retail Sales Exceeded $37.5 Million on 4/20

Marijuana-related sales were on fire on the legendary stoner holiday.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The 411 on 4 Smoking Hot Marijuana Startups
Marijuana

The 411 on 4 Smoking Hot Marijuana Startups

A blunt look at a handful of budding cannabis businesses, just in time for the global pot-smoker's holiday.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Happening Now: Cannabis Industry Pioneers Chat Live on Facebook to Commemorate 4/20
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Happening Now: Cannabis Industry Pioneers Chat Live on Facebook to Commemorate 4/20

Catch these interviews with innovators of the booming marijuana business beginning at 11:30 a.m. EST today.
Erin Schultz
Whoopi Goldberg Launches Medical Marijuana Startup to Ease Menstrual Cramp Pain
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Whoopi Goldberg Launches Medical Marijuana Startup to Ease Menstrual Cramp Pain

The Oscar-winning actress is the latest celebrity to get in on the green rush, but one of the first to break the 'grass-ceiling.'
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Chipotle Could Be Opening a Burger Chain -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Chipotle Could Be Opening a Burger Chain -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Whoopi Goldberg's starting a marijuana business to help period pain.
Lindsay Friedman
Microsoft 'Boots' Startup From Upcoming Conference -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Microsoft 'Boots' Startup From Upcoming Conference -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Okra had been a sponsor of the annual Ignite tech conference for years.
Lindsay Friedman
Tommy Chong Could Have Easily Gone 'Up in Smoke,' But He's Still Making Millions
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Tommy Chong Could Have Easily Gone 'Up in Smoke,' But He's Still Making Millions

We visited the world's most famous stoner at his gorgeous California home to chat about his first medical marijuana venture. And, boy, was the Chonger feisty.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Toke on From Tommy Chong
Business

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Toke on From Tommy Chong

Get a load of the famous stoner's business wisdom in a few, quick hits. It's funny, but oh so true.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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.